COMMITTEE:   Higher Education 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Wednesday, April 08, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Zerwas 


The committee will meet to consider the following:


HB 44         Martinez, "Mando" | et al.
Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 61         McClendon | et al.
Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state.

HB 921        Price | et al.
Relating to limitations on increases in fees and designated tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

HB 1000       Zerwas
Relating to state support for general academic teaching institutions in this state.

HB 1262       Clardy
Relating to continuing eligibility requirements for institutions of higher education to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Program.

HB 2629       Kacal | et al.
Relating to unauthorized persons at public or private institutions of higher education in this state and to trespass, damage, or defacement occurring on the grounds of those institutions; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty and creating offenses.

HB 3027       Zerwas
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based online or other distance education baccalaureate degree programs at certain private institutions of higher education.

HB 3078       Darby
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to recommend a uniform pre-nursing curriculum for undergraduate professional nursing programs offered by public institutions of higher education.

HB 3318       Clardy
Relating to the definition of medical schools for medical residency programs.




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