COMMITTEE:   Higher Education 

TIME & DATE: 10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.030 
CHAIR:       Rep. J. M. Lozano 


Public testimonies will be limited to three (3) minutes per witness.


HCR 102       Lozano
Expressing support for prioritizing a substantial increase in funding for graduate medical education before authorizing the creation and support of additional medical schools.

HB 653        Clardy
Relating to the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant program.

HB 2002       Lozano
Relating to the location of the Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy.

HB 2431       Deshotel
Relating to the participation of public state colleges in the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program.

HB 2155       Howard
Relating to a college readiness memorandum of understanding between a school district and a public institution of higher education.

HB 2536       Schaefer | et al.
Relating to information about certain veterans and their dependents reported by institutions of higher education to the Texas Veterans Commission.

HB 3142       Turner
Relating to a requirement that a public institution of higher education include a disciplinary notation on a student's transcript under certain circumstances.

HB 3768       Howard
Relating to a program to assist students in completing undergraduate certificates and degrees at certain institutions of higher education.

HB 4089       Miller | et al.
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and their dependents.

HB 17         Lozano
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Higher Education Innovation Accelerator for public institutions of higher education.




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