COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  7:30 AM, Wednesday, April 20, 2011 

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



SB 32         Zaffirini              
Relating to the consolidation of related higher education programs governing tuition, fee exemptions, and waivers respective to specific target populations.

SB 1414       Duncan                 
Relating to sexual abuse and child molestation training for volunteers and employees of certain programs for minors held on campuses of institutions of higher education; providing penalties.

SB 1488       West                   
Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties.

SB 1624       Hegar                  
Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund.

SB 1724       Zaffirini              
Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1727       Zaffirini              
Relating to a fixed tuition rate program for certain students who transfer to a state university after completing an associate degree program.

Pending Bills:


SB 40         Zaffirini              
Relating to the functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.

SB 557        Duncan | et al.        
Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund.

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 1348       Van de Putte           
Relating to higher education curriculum review teams to review public school curriculum standards for college readiness purposes.

SB 1365       Ellis | et al.         
Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund.

SB 1564       West                   
Relating to developmental education courses and the assessment of student readiness under the Texas Success Initiative for public institutions of higher education.

SB 1823       Patrick | et al.       
Relating to guaranteed student loans and alternative education loans.

SB 1845       Lucio                  
Relating to the change of the name of Texas A&M University--Kingsville to Texas A&I University.

*Additional bills may be added to the 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.