NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  8:30AM, Friday, May 20, 2005

PLACE: E1.028

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro

The Committee will meet to consider the following bills:

HB 133            Brown, Fred              SP: Ogden
Relating to the award of academic credit to a student at an
institution of higher education for the completion of certain
military training.

HB 407            Uresti                   SP: Madla
Relating to coverage for school district employees under certain
health benefit plans.

HB 776            Howard                   SP: Janek
Relating to the Wharton County Junior College District service

HB 1106            Howard                   SP: Janek
Relating to the repeal of the Public School Facilities Funding Act.

HB 1111            King, Phil               SP: Brimer
Relating to admission to open-enrollment charter schools that
specialize in performing arts.

HB 1173            Brown, Fred              SP: Ogden
Relating to the regulation of the use of postsecondary credits and
degrees, persons offering or granting certain postsecondary credits
and degrees, and the manner of offering or granting those credits
and degrees; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1826            Grusendorf               SP: West, Royce
Relating to the use of school district resources for the
maintenance of real property not owned or leased by the district.

HB 1829            Wong                     SP: Averitt
Relating to authorizing certain institutions of higher education to
charge fees for processing or handling certain payments or payment

HB 2701            Crownover                SP: Janek
Relating to higher education authorities.

HB 2956            Hamric                   SP: Lindsay
Relating to filing requirements for certain candidates for the
board of trustees of a junior college district.

The following bill will be heard after 10am:

HB 2330            Morrison                 SP: Shapiro
Relating to the admission of undergraduate students to general
academic teaching institutions and to practices of school districts
that concern the admissions process to institutions of higher



HB 133
HB 407
HB 776
HB 1106
HB 1111
HB 1173
HB 1826
HB 1829
HB 2701
HB 2956