NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  8:30AM, Thursday, May 22, 2003

PLACE: Capitol Extension E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro

I.    Call to Order

II.   Roll Call

III.  Pending Business:

HB 1406            Brown, Betty / et al.    SP: Staples
Relating to a recommendation by a school district employee
concerning a use of a psychotropic drug by a student or psychiatric
evaluation or examination of a student and to refusal by a parent
or certain other person to consent to administration of a
psychotropic drug to a student or to psychiatric evaluation or
examination of a student.

IV.   The Committee will consider the following new business:

HB 85            McClendon                SP: West
Relating to the establishment of an undergraduate medical academy
at Prairie View A&M University.

HB 415            Flores                   SP: West
Relating to state funding of courses offered for joint high school
and junior college credit.

HB 469            Berman                   SP: Deuell
Relating to the placement in a juvenile justice alternative
education program of certain students with disabilities.

HB 552            Hegar                    SP: Janek
Relating to expulsion of students from public schools for certain

HB 1050            Olivo                    SP: Gallegos
Relating to school attendance of a child placed in substitute care.

HB 1146            Dutton                   SP: Janek
Relating to a limitation on audits of an open-enrollment charter

HB 1202            Dutton                   SP: Van de Putte
Relating to recovery of certain funds received by an
open-enrollment charter school.

HB 1363            Crownover                SP: Estes
Relating to funding for the Texas Academy of Mathematics and

HB 1621            Flores                   SP: West
Relating to authorizing a public junior college to waive a portion
of the tuition and fees for a student enrolled in a course for
joint high school-junior college credit.

HB 2522            Krusee                   SP: Ogden
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the
Southwest Texas State University Multi-Institution Teaching Center
to finance facilities to address the Central Texas high growth
corridor and exempting facilities financed by the bonds from prior
approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 2964            Howard                   SP: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the operation of municipal school districts and the
levy of municipal school district taxes.

V.    Subcommittee Reports:

HB 256            Hochberg                 SP: Shapiro
Relating to excused absences for religious holy days for students
in institutions of higher education.

HB 1420            Hardcastle               SP: Madla
Relating to the use of a portion of medical school tuition for
student loan repayment assistance for physicians.

HB 1566            Telford                  SP: Ratliff
Relating to lower-division and upper-division courses at Texas A&M

HB 2379            Hill                     SP: Shapiro
Relating to the recreational facility fee charged at The University
of Texas at Dallas.

HB 2457            Rangel                   SP: Lucio
Relating to an intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas A&M

HB 3425            Lewis                    SP: Armbrister
Relating to an intercollegiate athletics fee at Prairie View A&M

VI.  Recess