COMMITTEE:     Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Wednesday, April 15, 2015 

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



To consider the following:


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

SB 37          Zaffirini
Relating to a study of the participation of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities in public higher education.

SB 233         Schwertner | et al.
Relating to limitations on increases in fees and designated tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 255         Ellis
Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 295         Schwertner
Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas.

SB 448         Hinojosa
Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs.

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

SB 1776        Menéndez
Relating to the exemption from the assessment requirements of the Texas Success Initiative for students who successfully complete certain college preparatory courses.

SB 2031        Watson | et al.
Relating to the date for publication of the factors considered for admission to a new graduate and professional program.

At the Chair's discretion, the Committee may also consider any pending business.


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