COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  7:30 AM, Wednesday, May 04, 2011 

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



SB 200        Zaffirini              
Relating to an evaluation by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of reports required of institutions of higher education.

SB 774        Zaffirini              
Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.

SB 793        Nelson                 
Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty.

SB 1723       Zaffirini              
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their spouses and dependent children for under-enrolled undergraduate classes at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1763       Rodriguez              
Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

HB 650        Castro                  SP: Uresti
Relating to property held by certain junior colleges and presumed abandoned.

HB 2631       Branch                  SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the advanced research program.

Pending Bills:


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

HB 1000       Branch | et al.         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund and to one or more audits of certain general academic teaching institutions in connection with that distribution; making an appropriation.

*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.