COMMITTEE:   Higher Education 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 

PLACE:       E1.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Dan Branch 


SB 27         Zaffirini
Relating to the Texas B-On-time student loan program.

SB 52         Zaffirini              
Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.

SB 301        Zaffirini | et al.     
Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to issue to a foreign postsecondary institution a certificate of authority to grant professional degrees.

SB 414        Ellis | et al.
Relating to a study and report regarding authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs to address regional workforce needs.

SB 496        Seliger | et al.
Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to review and approve capital projects and purchases of real property at public institutions of higher education in this state.

SB 667        Seliger                
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public.

SB 1210       Zaffirini | et al.     
Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions and waivers at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1525       Zaffirini
Relating to including disability awareness training in risk management programs required for members and advisors of student organizations at postsecondary educational institutions.

SB 1590       Zaffirini
Relating to requirements for personal financial literacy training offered by public school districts and public universities.

SB 1741       Zaffirini
Relating to training for and complaints regarding members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 414

SB 1525

SB 1741


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