COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, March 16, 2011 

PLACE:        E1.012 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Judith Zaffirini 



SB 36         Zaffirini              
Relating to methods for increasing student success and degree completion at public institutions of higher education.

SB 38         Zaffirini              
Relating to the inclusion of certain private postsecondary educational institutions and career schools and colleges in the higher education accountability system of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

SB 777        Williams               
Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the treasury.

SB 794        Nelson                 
Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs.

SB 873        Duncan                 
Relating to rate and damage schedules governing certain easements or other interests in land of The University of Texas System.

SB 945        Patrick                
Relating to authorizing a public junior college to award an associate degree to a student enrolled in a four-year public institution of higher education who previously attended the junior college.

Pending Bills:


SB 28         Zaffirini | et al.     
Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program.

*Additional bills may be added to agenda.


*Public Testimony will be limited to three minutes.


*If Submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk. Each copy must include a name, date, and source.