COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, April 29, 2015 

PLACE:        E2.014 
CHAIR:        Rep. John Zerwas 


The committee will meet to consider the following:


HB 1103        Murphy                  
Relating to space utilization and online enrollment requirements for the issuance of revenue bonds by certain public institutions of higher education.

HB 1502        Murphy                  
Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for students enrolled in  accelerated, affordable baccalaureate programs at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2138        Raney                   
Relating to the online publication of information regarding campus expenditures made by junior college districts.

HB 2231        Fletcher                
Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts.

HB 2361        Bell                    
Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts.

HB 2755        Turner, Sylvester       
Relating to the higher education fund, the management of investments of the permanent university fund, and the allocation and distribution of certain constitutional revenues to the University of Houston.

HB 3521        Faircloth               
Relating to the establishment of limited purpose public junior college districts by certain independent school districts.

HB 3733        Burkett                 
Relating to the establishment of a tuition and fee reimbursement program for certain adopted children enrolled in career schools or colleges.

HJR 115        Turner, Sylvester       
Proposing a constitutional amendment to entitle the University of Houston to participate in the income and other benefits of the permanent university fund.

SB 18          Nelson | et al.
Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of certain assets from the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association to the permanent fund supporting graduate medical education and the authority of the association to issue new policies.

SB 308         Whitmire | et al.
Relating to the powers and duties of campus police departments at private institutions of higher education.

SB 495         Watson | et al.
Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 18

SB 495


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