House Committee on Higher Education 
         Subcommittee on Education Funding 
         75th Legislature 
         April 2, 1998 
         9:00 am  
         Capitol Extension, E2.010 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on March 10, 1998, the House  
         Committee on Higher Education, Subcommittee on Education  
         Funding met in a public hearing and was called to order by the  
         Acting Chair, Representative Cuellar at 9:03 am. 
         The roll was answered as follows:   
         Present:  Representatives Cuellar; Dunnam (2). 
         Absent:   Representatives Solis; (1). 
         A quorum was present. 
         The subcommittee took testimony on the following interim  
         charge: (see attached witness list) 
                   Review the use of special funds in higher education,  
         including the "back-to-basics" initiative, to ensure that they  
         are used effectively and appropriately.  Evaluate the success  
         of the recently implemented higher education funding formula. 
         At 11:20 am, on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Henry Cuellar, Chair 
         Suzanna Ceballos, Clerk