COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Wednesday, April 10, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.012 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Kel Seliger 



To consider the following:


SB 27         Zaffirini
Relating to eligibility for a Texas B-on-Time loan.

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 439        Birdwell
Relating to the Weatherford College District service area.

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 620        Van de Putte
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain graduate programs at public institutions of higher education.

SB 922        Birdwell | et al.
Relating to partnerships between the Texas State Technical College System and public junior colleges.

SB 976        West
Relating to the temporary approval of an institution to participate in the tuition equalization grant program.

SB 1509       Seliger
Relating to college readiness and success.

SB 1668       Zaffirini
Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Program.

SB 1855       Eltife
Relating to the Texarkana College District.

Pending bills:


SB 1741       Zaffirini
Relating to training requirements applicable to members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education.

Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name on each.