COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, May 13, 2015 

PLACE:        E2.014 
CHAIR:        Rep. John Zerwas 


The committee will meet to consider the following:


SB 24          Zaffirini | et al.      
Relating to training for members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education.

SB 44          Zaffirini               
Relating to matching private grants given to enhance additional research activities at institutions of higher education.

SB 907         Perry                   
Relating to the powers and duties of the board of regents of the Texas Tech University System and to workers' compensation coverage for employees of the system's components.

SB 1188        Seliger                 
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public.

SB 1351        Hinojosa
Relating to transferring to the Texas Workforce Commission certain duties of the comptroller related to the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant Program.

SB 1655        West
Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board fees for the administration of certificates of authorization and certificates of authority issued to certain postsecondary educational institutions; authorizing fees.

SB 1714        Zaffirini               
Relating to the release of student academic information by a public institution of higher education for certain purposes and the manner in which the information is used.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 1351


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