COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Wednesday, May 08, 2013 

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



To consider the following:


HJR 79        Branch | et al.         SP: Birdwell
Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate an obsolete requirement for a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund.

HB 1000       Oliveira | et al.       SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the creation of a new university in South Texas within The University of Texas System.

HB 1061       Branch                  SP: Birdwell
Relating to the repeal of the statutory authority for the State Medical Education Board.

HB 2051       Villalba | et al.       SP: Carona
Relating to the authority of public institutions of higher education to make certain investments to support technology commercialization.

HB 2103       Villarreal | et al.     SP: Seliger
Relating to education research centers and the sharing of educational data between state agencies; redesignating certain fees as charges.

HB 2892       Raney                   SP: Hegar
Relating to the authority of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System to dispose of real property and mineral interests under its jurisdiction.

Pending Bills:


HB 1752       Patrick, Diane | et al. SP: Seliger
Relating to creating the Texas Teacher Residency Program.

HB 1844       Branch | et al.         SP: West
Relating to the official name of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

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.