COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Friday, May 17, 2013 

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



To consider the following:


HB 31         Branch | et al.         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to certain requirements applicable to meetings of the governing board of a general academic teaching institution or a state university system.

HB 870        Bell | et al.           SP: Hegar
Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund.

HB 1843       Branch                  SP: Seliger
Relating to limitations on the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.

HB 2036       Branch                  SP: Watson
Relating to the creation of a commission to identify future higher education and workforce needs of this state and make related recommendations to address those needs by the state's bicentennial.

HB 2099       Guillen                 SP: Hinojosa
Relating to improving access to nursing education programs.

HB 2448       Turner, Sylvester       SP: Whitmire
Relating to tuition for certain students residing outside of a junior college district.

HB 2474       King, Phil              SP: Estes
Relating to taxes and bonds for a junior college district branch campus.

HB 2550       Patrick, Diane          SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the consolidation of the Higher Education Enrollment Assistance Program and the Higher Education Assistance Plan and the transfer of certain enrollment assistance duties to institutions of higher education.

HB 3792       Coleman                 SP: Ellis
Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas Southern University.

Pending bills:


HB 3640       Pitts                   SP: Birdwell
Relating to the creation of an extension center of the Texas State Technical College System.

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.