COMMITTEE:     Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 

PLACE:         E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator Brandon Creighton 



SB 504         Seliger
Relating to the inclusion of certain information in postsecondary education and career counseling academies developed for certain school counselors and other postsecondary advisors employed by a school district.

SB 585         Watson
Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 630         Rodríguez | et al.
Relating to a study and report regarding shortages in certain health professions.

SB 650         Huffman | et al.
Relating to the creation of the University of Houston College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

SB 756         Hinojosa
Relating to the participation of eligible nonprofit organizations in the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant program.

SB 884         Menéndez
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Emergency Aid for Public Postsecondary Students (TEAPPS) grant program for students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1192        West
Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education.

SB 1664        Buckingham
Relating to the administration and operation of the state's programs for paying, prepaying, or saving toward the costs of attending an institution of higher education, including the powers and duties of the Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board.

SB 1680        West
Relating to the approval of certain private or independent institutions of higher education to participate in the tuition equalization grant program.

SB 2202        Fallon
Relating to the administration of the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program.

SB 2300        Powell
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain nurses employed by a long-term care facility.

SB 2346        Creighton
Relating to the creation of the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Pending business.


Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3

minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 20 copies, with

your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.