COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 

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



SB 419        West                   
Relating to prohibiting state funding to public junior colleges for physical education courses offered for joint high school and junior college credit.

SB 1005       Van de Putte           
Relating to fair treatment of all providers of instructional materials to students enrolled at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1009       Huffman                
Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to notify the federal Student Exchange and Visitor Information System (SEVIS) regarding the withdrawal or nonattendance of certain foreign students.

SB 1020       Rodriguez              
Relating to a feasibility study regarding the establishment of a dental school at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso.

SB 1067       Ellis                  
Relating to funding the TEXAS grant program at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1107       Davis | et al.         
Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of first-time students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education.

SB 1121       Estes                  
Relating to the student fees for the university center at Midwestern State University.

Pending bills:


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

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

*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.