** REVISION **
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 

PLACE:        E2.014 
CHAIR:        Rep. John Zerwas 

 

The committee will meet to consider the following:

 

SB 1191        Seliger | et al.
Relating to the amount and allocation of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education.

HB 119         Flynn                   
Relating to tuition assistance for members of the Texas State Guard.

HB 382         Canales                 
Relating to public junior college district branch campuses, including a requirement that the South Texas Community College District establish a branch campus in a certain location.

HB 926         Canales                 
Relating to a study and report regarding the use of open-source instructional materials at public institutions of higher education.

HB 935         Guillen                 
Relating to the approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of baccalaureate degree programs offered by public junior colleges.

HB 1173        Villalba                
Relating to the appointment of school marshals by public junior colleges.

HB 1384        Davis, Sarah | et al.   
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 1574        Muńoz, Jr. | et al.     
Relating to limitations imposed on baccalaureate degree programs offered by public junior colleges.

HB 1611        Guillen                 
Relating to the exemption from the assessment requirements of the Texas Success Initiative for students who successfully complete certain college preparatory courses.

HB 1612        Guillen                 
Relating to a requirement that public institutions of higher education provide certain information to students and school districts regarding student performance on Texas Success Initiative assessment instruments.

HB 1613        Guillen                 
Relating to the use of performance on certain assessment instruments designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to satisfy requirements concerning high school end-of-course assessment instruments.

HB 1807        Naishtat                
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to maintain an inventory of postsecondary educational programs and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

HB 2365        Murphy | et al.         
Relating to the requirements for employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.

HB 2621        Raney                   
Relating to the board of trustees of the Blinn Junior College District.

HB 2741        Capriglione             
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state.

HB 2790        Raymond                 
Relating to measures to ensure certain adopted students are informed regarding their eligibility for tuition and fee exemptions at certain institutions of higher education.

HB 3348        Clardy | et al.         
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 3367        Raney                   
Relating to the establishment of state authorization reciprocity agreements for postsecondary distance learning courses.

HB 3384        Johnson | et al.        
Relating to the automatic admission of certain transfer students to general academic teaching institutions.

HB 3467        Martinez, "Mando" | et al.   
Relating to a postsecondary distance learning feasibility study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 3670        Naishtat                
Relating to an environmental service fee charged by an institution of higher education.

HB 3748        Farney                  
Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care.

HB 3836        Giddings | et al.       
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 3844        Turner, Chris           
Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class.

HB 4046        Alvarado | et al.       
Relating to confidentiality of student records.

HB 4079        Coleman                 
Relating to student fees at the University of Houston System.

 

Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.

 

 

 

Bills added after last posting:

SB 1191

 

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of the schedule, if applicable.


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