NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  8:30AM, Tuesday, March 22, 2005

PLACE: E1.028

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro


The Committee has added the following pending business to the agenda:

SB 32 & SB 126

The Committee will meet to discuss the following bills:

SB 188            Zaffirini

Relating to a memorandum of understanding between the Texas School

for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas Education Agency.

SB 189            Zaffirini

Relating to the operation of the Texas School for the Blind and

Visually Impaired.

SB 190            Zaffirini

Relating to the operation of the Texas School for the Deaf.

SB 221            Zaffirini

Relating to the possession and self-administration of certain

prescription medications by public school students while on school

property or at a school-related event or activity.

SB 777            Van de Putte

Relating to the powers and duties of the boards of trustees and

superintendents of independent school districts.

SB 851            Shapleigh

Relating to a financial literacy pilot program in public schools.

SB 959            Shapiro

Relating to notice to educators of a public school student's

misconduct and to placement of a student who has assaulted a


SB 961            Shapiro

Relating to a clearinghouse of energy and water conservation

information and programs for school districts.

SB 962            Shapiro

Relating to state assistance for public school facilities.

SB 963            Shapiro

Relating to the establishment of and liability for failing to

comply with certain administrative and instructional ratios for

public school districts.

The Committee will consider the following pending business:

SB 32            Zaffirini

Relating to certain special tuition rates at institutions of higher


SB 126            Lindsay

Relating to discipline of public school students.

The Committee will consider the following Subcommittee Reports:

SB 283            Staples

Relating to a recreational sports fee at Stephen F. Austin State


SB 511            Deuell

Relating to public testimony at regular meetings of the governing

board of a general academic teaching institution.

SB 527            Hinojosa

Relating to authorizing a sports recreation and wellness facility

fee at The University of Texas-Pan American.

SB 702            Deuell

Relating to authorizing certain uses for student center complex

fees charged to students enrolled in component institutions of The

Texas A&M University System.

SB 730            West, Royce / et al.

Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas

by the University of North Texas System.



SB 32

SB 126