COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.012 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Kel Seliger 



To consider the following:


SB 15         Seliger | et al.       
Relating to the duties and responsibilities of members of governing boards of university systems and institutions of higher education.

SB 62         Nelson                 
Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education.

SB 143        Nelson | et al.        
Relating to programs designed to enhance medical education in this state.

SB 215        Birdwell | et al.      
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

SB 566        Eltife | et al.
Relating to the establishment of a pharmacy school at The University of Texas at Tyler.

SB 857        Seliger                
Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding the initiation, consolidation, or elimination of a degree or certificate program offered by a public institution of higher education.

SB 1113       Zaffirini              
Relating to matching private grants given to enhance an additional research activity at institutions of higher education.

Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name on each.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 566


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