NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Higher Education

TIME & DATE:  2:30PM or upon final adjourn./recess
             Wednesday, April 23, 2003

PLACE: Reagan Building, Room 120

CHAIR: Rep. Geanie Morrison


Consider the following:

HB 613            Castro / et al.
Relating to requiring institutions of higher education to use
uniform grading methods for each class or section of the same

HB 838            Smith, Todd
Relating to student preparedness for higher education.

HB 1746            Hunter
Relating to an exemption from tuition and fees at public
institutions of higher education for certain adopted students.

HB 1058            Alonzo / et al.
Relating to Mexican-American studies programs and course work at
certain public junior colleges.

HB 2117            Brown, Fred
Relating to the protection of students and employees from acts of
violence on campus by another student or employee at a
state-supported institution of higher education.

HB 2862            Morrison
Relating to institutions of higher education, including the
administration, operation, governance, and financing of those

HB 3552            Gallego / et al.
Relating to naming the school of pharmacy at Texas A&M
University--Kingsville after Irma Rangel.

HB 3331            Crownover / et al.
Relating to the authority of a higher education authority or
nonprofit organization exercising the powers of a higher education
authority to acquire, construct, improve, or finance facilities.

HB 3321            Eiland / et al.
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to finance
biomedical research facilities and exempting the facilities
financed by the bonds from prior approval by the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board.

HB 2633            Quintanilla
Relating to eligibility to receive a TEXAS grant.

HB 531            Giddings
Relating to tuition rebate incentives for persons who complete
certain degree and certificate programs without excessive credit

HB 3262            Ritter
Relating to the establishment of a Center for Excellence at Lamar
University at Beaumont.

HB 2802            Giddings
Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.

SB 86            Wentworth
Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic
admission to an institution of higher education.