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HB 971 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 973 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1407 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1561 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the repeal of certain provisions limiting the offering of courses by a public junior college within the service area of another public junior college. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1705 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to curriculum requirements in American history at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2673 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the development of transferable degree or certificate program curricula for which qualified veterans or military service members may be awarded course credit based on military service. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3105 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3397 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to formula funding for continuing workforce education courses offered by public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3577 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services educational program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3740 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses and the expansion of the small business development center network. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4063 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 534 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 598 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 1091 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to limitations on courses that may be offered for dual credit by school districts and public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1364 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses and the expansion of the small business development center network. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1471 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1845 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to the development of transferable degree or certificate program curricula for which qualified veterans or military service members may be awarded course credit based on military service. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2201 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to curriculum requirements in American history at institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3078 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to recommend a uniform pre-nursing curriculum for undergraduate professional nursing programs offered by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3836 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1810 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 82 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1610 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pharmacy school at The University of Texas at Tyler. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1938 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to curriculum requirements in American and Texas history at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3224 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to inclusion of instruction in the detection and education of students with mental or emotional disorders in the requirements for educator training programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 460 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to training for public school teachers in the detection and education of students at risk for suicide or with other mental or emotional disorders and the inclusion of mental health concerns in coordinated school health efforts. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 566 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pharmacy school at The University of Texas at Tyler. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1128 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to curriculum requirements in American and Texas history at institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1509 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to college readiness and success. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Postponed
HB 136 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to restrictions on dropping courses at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 808 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the identification of courses included in the common course numbering system to be offered by and the transferability of those courses among public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 946 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the identification of courses included in the common course numbering system to be offered by and the transferability of those courses among public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1244 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to developmental education and the assessment of student readiness under the Texas Success Initiative and to students enrolled in developmental education at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1508 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer a baccalaureate degree in nursing. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1582 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to authorization for the operation in certain counties of an educator preparation program with an internship program component. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2339 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the authority of Sul Ross State University to offer certain degree and certificate programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2556 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the transfer of the University of Houston--Victoria to The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3025 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to measures to facilitate the timely completion of degrees by students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3286 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a requirement that developmental coursework required for entering undergraduate students at four-year public institutions of higher education be completed at a public junior college. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 50 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to regulatory authority for courses taken by public high school students for both high school and college credit. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1564 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to developmental education courses and the assessment of student readiness under the Texas Success Initiative for public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1619 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to participation of public high school students in college credit programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1704 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to educator preparation programs. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1725 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a tuition exemption at a four-year public institution of higher education based on a student's academic performance and timely progress toward completion of a baccalaureate degree program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1728 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a requirement that developmental coursework required for entering undergraduate students at four-year public institutions of higher education be completed at a public junior college. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1731 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requiring public junior colleges to offer an academic associate degree program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 100 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to curriculum requirements in political science and American history at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 188 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the rights of children and the education of parents regarding their duties as parents. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 708 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to higher education transfer practices, articulation agreements, policies for dropping courses, and special-purpose centers and to the formula funding for certain credit hours. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 746 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to expanding the availability of classrooms and other facilities for use by public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2746 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the School of Ethics, Western Civilization, and American Traditions at The University of Texas at Austin. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3447 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a study of the effectiveness for junior college students of the success initiative assessment and developmental coursework requirements regarding student readiness for college-level work. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 4050 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer personal financial literacy training. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 4051 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to an exemption from the curriculum requirements for automatic admission to public institutions of higher education for certain students affected by a natural disaster. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4313 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Texas Legislative Fellows Program for certain students enrolled in component institutions of The University of Texas System. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 198 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer personal financial literacy training. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1249 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of a pilot program to improve curricula alignment between junior colleges and general academic teaching institutions for engineering degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Meeting cancelled
HB 960 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a policy regulating the use of the textbooks required for certain courses offered by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2032 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to African American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1051 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to course requirements for students enrolled in joint degree programs between certain general academic teaching institutions and foreign universities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 298 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1184 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to a policy regulating the use of the textbooks required for certain courses offered by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3075 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the components of the core curriculum for public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 39 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to continuing education in forensic evidence collection for certain physicians and nurses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 498 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the development of a financial literacy program for consumers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1703 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to providing children mental health and substance abuse services, including school-based services. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SCR 43 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 39 relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. Signed by the Governor
HB 48 79-1 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to Mexican American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 273 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1057 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to providing for a student who qualifies for automatic admission to an institution of higher education to maintain that status for transferring between institutions in certain circumstances. House: Higher Education Meeting cancelled
HB 1753 78-0 (2003) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to academic skills assessment of and developmental education for undergraduate students entering public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2972 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to financial literacy programs for consumers. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
SB 55 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 627 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to financial literacy programs for consumers. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1359 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the transfer of course credit between public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1039 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the provision of certain higher education coursework through an online college. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1446 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to required multicultural course credit at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1470 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the costs of and reducing the need for remedial education of high school graduates. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3142 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to exempting certain courses of instruction or review from proprietary school certification. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 226 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the required education of certain teachers and prospective teachers on reproduction and family life. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2183 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the curriculum at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 660 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to requiring an institution of higher education to include a compulsory course on multicultural education as a part of its teacher education program. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
SR 30 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Providing for a special interim study committee regarding advances in veterinary science education.
HB 1349 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to requiring an institution of higher education to include a compulsory course on dyslexia as a part of its teacher education program. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HCR 28 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Recommending that nursing schools include in their coursework on diabetes mellitus material relevant to out-patient education. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 29 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Recommending that medical schools include in their coursework on diabetes mellitus material relevant to out-patient management and patient education. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SCR 17 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Recommending that nursing schools include in their coursework on diabetes mellitus material relevant to out-patient management and patient education; and requesting that the Board of Nurse Examiners asses the competency of nurses in the area of diabetes mellitus. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 18 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Recommending that medical school include in their coursework on diabetes mellitus material relevant to out-patient management and patient education. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 668 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to courses offered by the University of Texas at Tyler. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 671 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to courses offered by University of Texas at Tyler. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 1761 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to high school and college instruction about the contributions of ethnic groups. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 316 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the right of certain adult groups to organize classes at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 1524 66-0 (1979) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to instruction in American Sign Language in public schools and institutions of higher education. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 609 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Coleman, Ronald
Relating to instruction in American Sign Language in public schools and institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1715 65-0 (1977) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to requiring candidates for bachelor's degrees from state institutions of higher education to obtain credit for certain basic courses designated by the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System; amending the Texas Education Code. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Education
HB 2170 64-0 (1975) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to state grants to public junior colleges for constructing and equipping facilities for health occupations education; making an appropriation. House: Higher Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 251 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Forrest Relating to the identification of basic courses of instruction for which credit is freely transferable from one institution of higher education to another. House: Education Amended in committee
HB 528 63-0 (1973) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to required courses in government and American or Texas history at all post-secondary educational institutions. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 829 62-0 (1971) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to an academic curriculum at state-supported institutions of higher education.
SB 298 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain teachers of the deaf and severely hard of hearing from the requirement of having secured credit in a course emphasizing the Texas Constitution in order to receive a teaching certificate.
SB 474 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending Statutes and formulating and implementation of an academic curriculum at State-supported institutions of higher learning.
SB 942 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Relating to instruction in the field of marine resources at certain institutions of higher education.
HB 162 61-0 (1969) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to repealing certain Acts relating to the requirement of courses in Government or Political Science for a baccalaureate degree or academic certificate or for a certification to teach in the public schools of this state; repealing certain Acts relating to the requirement of American History or its equivalent in Texas History for a baccalaureate degree or academic certificate from a college or university receiving state support or aid; providing for an effective date.
SB 45 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to repealing Statutes relating to the requirement of courses in Government or Political Science for a baccalaureate degree or academic certificate or for a certification to teach in the public schools of this state; repealing Statutes relating to the requirement of American History or its equivalent in Texas history for a baccalaureate degree or academic certificate from a college or university receiving state support or aid; providing an effective date.
HB 30 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to permitting state colleges and universities offering a fully accredited program for teachers of the deaf to offer a three-hour elective course in dactylology.
HB 33 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to prohibiting state colleges and universities from placing limitations on the size of special education classes.
HB 935 60-0 (1967) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. Relating to the required Government or Political Science and American History courses in state-supported and state-aided colleges and universities.
SB 361 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the required Government or Political Science and American History courses in state-supported and state-aided colleges and universities.
HB 718 59-0 (1965) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" | et. al. Relating to providing standards in connection with hearings involving the deletion or consolidation of courses in institutions of higher learning by the Coordinating Board.
HB 420 58-0 (1963) Author: Haines, David Graves | et. al. Relating to permitting the Game and Fishing Commission of the State of Texas, when requested by authorized representatives of units of The University of Texas System and the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System, engaged in teaching and research related to marine science and oceanography, to transfer to The University of Texas System and the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System or any other college or university located in Texas which is State supported fish nets, seines, motors, boats, and other marine equipment, which have been confiscated under the game and fish laws, to be used in the teaching and research programs of said institutions.
HB 109 57-1 (1961) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd | et. al. Relating to providing that any person must have passed not less than twenty-four (24) credit hours of social science courses in certain institutions of higher education, as a condition to teaching social sciences in State public schools.
HB 785 56-0 (1959) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to requiring the teaching of Texas History in all senior high schools supported by public funds within this State and in all senior colleges and universities supported or maintained by the State of Texas.
SB 372 56-0 (1959) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to requiring the teaching of Texas History in all senior high schools supported by public funds within this state and in all senior colleges and universities supported or maintained by the State of Texas.
HB 504 55-0 (1957) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt Relating to requiring all high schools and all institutions of higher learning supported and maintained by the State of Texas and all junior colleges receiving state aid to offer a course in Texas History and requiring the graduates from such high schools and the undergraduates from such institutions of higher learning to receive credit in a course of Texas History as a requirement for graduation.
HB 74 54-0 (1955) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas Southern University to request the Secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force and/or the Secretary of Defense of the United States to establish and maintain courses of training at said institution, and authorizing the Board of Directors to enter into contracts for such purposes.
HB 406 54-0 (1955) Author: Glusing, Ben A. Relating to authorizing the governing board of any State supported institution of higher learning to request the Department of Defense of the United States of America to establish and maintain forces of military and naval training as a part of the institution's curriculum; authorizing such governing board to prescribe such rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act; making this Act cumulative of other laws.
SB 254 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to providing no person after July 1, 1956, shall be granted an undergraduate degree of any kind from any institution of higher learning supported or maintained by the State of Texas, or from any junior college receiving state aid, except that he or she has taken and passed six semester hours in American History.
HB 808 52-0 (1951) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry Relating to amending certain acts so as to clarify the intention of the Legislature and authorize Texas Southern University to offer courses of instruction offered at The University of Texas and authorize Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College to offer courses of instruction offered at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas;
SB 286 52-0 (1951) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas to prescribe the courses of study and the degrees to be offered at Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College and authorizing the Board of Regents of the Texas Southern University to prescribe the courses of study and the degrees to be offered at the Texas Southern University; providing such courses shall conform to the provisions of Senate Bill No. 140, Acts 50th Legislature, 1947; authorizing the expenditure of funds appropriated by Article V of House Bill No. 426, Acts of the 52nd Legislature, 1951, to such Institutions In conducting such courses; containing a repealing clause; and declaring an emergency.
SB 460 52-0 (1951) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending and re-enacting certain acts so as to clarify the intention of the Legislature and authorize the Texas Southern University to offer courses of instruction offered at the University of Texas and authorize Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College to offer courses of instruction offered at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas.
HB 906 51-0 (1949) Author: Spacek, Rudolph B. Relating to providing the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges shall determine departments of instruction to be maintained and subjects of study to be pursed in State Teachers Colleges.
HB 12 50-0 (1947) Author: Barber, William Arthur | et. al. Relating to authorizing the governing boards of the several State institutions of higher learning to establish R. O. T. C. courses and other officer training courses in co-operation with the several branches of the Armed Forces of the United States, making an appropriation to said colleges for expense of initiating such a program; providing institutions now providing R. O. T. C. training are authorized to expend said appropriation to increase their program or add other units.
HB 235 50-0 (1947) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to empowering the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to establish and maintain schools, to be known as, "The Graduate School of Social Work", for affording training to students desirous of becoming health and welfare workers; defining the aims of such school and prescribing its standards.
HB 298 49-0 (1945) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to empowering and directing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to establish and maintain a department for affording training to students desirous of becoming social workers; making an appropriation.
HB 439 49-0 (1945) Author: Adams, George E. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in conjunction with any political subdivision of this State to offer two-year terminal courses in agriculture, the mechanical arts and classical and scientific studies related thereto.
SB 119 49-0 (1945) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in conjunction with any political subdivision of this State to offer two-year terminal courses in agriculture, the mechanic arts and classical and scientific studies related thereto.
SB 340 49-0 (1945) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to amending statute authorizing the Agricultural and Mechanical College to conduct a short course for county officers.
SB 341 49-0 (1945) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds issued by water improvement districts, etc.
SB 90 48-0 (1943) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the teaching of the effects of alcohol and other narcotics in all grades of the public schools, colleges and universities of Texas that are wholly or in part supported by public funds.
HB 98 47-0 (1941) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to request the War and Navy Departments of the United States to establish and maintain military and naval training at said institution; authorizing the Board of Regents to enter into contracts for such purposes.
HB 437 47-0 (1941) Author: Skiles, Sr., Joe | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for the teaching of the effects of alcohol and other narcotics in the public schools, colleges and universities of Texas that are wholly or in part supported by public funds.
HB 25 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to request the War and Navy Departments of the United States establish and maintain military and naval training at said institution.
HB 363 46-0 (1939) Author: Kinard, DeWitt Edward | et. al. Relating to providing for the display of the United States Flag at all public schools; providing for installation of Chair of Americanism in all State Universities and State-supported colleges; providing that all teachers in State-supported schools shall be citizens of the United States.
HB 401 46-0 (1939) Author: Alsup, Lon E. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting any institution of higher learning supported in whole or in part by State funds to require as a prerequisites for certain degrees any foreign language and or any mathematics with certain exception.
HB 428 46-0 (1939) Author: Bradbury, J. Bryan | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article providing for the teaching of the effect of alcoholic stimulants, marihuana, and narcotics in the public schools, colleges, and universities of Texas.
HB 1131 46-0 (1939) Author: Kinard, DeWitt Edward | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the teaching of communism, fascism, nazism or any other "ism" compromising a collectivist form of government in public schools, colleges and universities in this State; providing for the dismissal of any teacher of professor teaching or advocating any such subject.
SB 260 46-0 (1939) Author: Stone, Albert Relating to amending a certain Act providing that credit for three (3) hours of military science as provided in an approved senior R.O.T.C. unit may be substituted for three hours of government as specified in the Act.
HB 291 45-0 (1937) Relating to prescribing six hours of study in Government courses as equivalent for teachers' certificate requirement for special three-hour course.
HB 921 42-0 (1931) Author: Rountree, Frances Mitchell Relating to authorizing and directing the board of directors and other managing officers of A. & M. College to create and operate a firemen's training school as a part of said college, providing for the creation of a board to advise in the conducting of the same, making an appropriation therefor.
SB 379 42-0 (1931) Author: Cousins, Sr., William Roy Relating to organizing and establishing a nautical school; placing the same under the management of Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College.
HB 108 41-0 (1929) Author: Cox, Ernest C. Relating to courses of instruction in schools, colleges, universities and other Educational Institutions of the State of Texas. House: Education
SB 99 41-0 (1929) Author: Hyer, Julien Capers Relating to courses of instruction in Constitution of United States in Schools, Colleges, Universities, and other Educational Institutions of the State of Texas.
SB 145 41-1 (1929) Author: Neal, Mary Elizabeth "Margie" | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws relating to courses of instruction in the Constitution of the United States in educational institutions of this State, so as to postpone the operation of said Act until on and after September 1, 1929.
SB 179 41-2 (1929) Author: Neal, Mary Elizabeth "Margie" Relating to courses of instruction in the Constitution of the United States and Texas in schools, colleges and universities, supported by public funds.
SB 17 41-4 (1930) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to amending the law which provides for courses in government and the Constitution in public supported colleges.
HB 129 33-0 (1913) Author: Morris, Leopold | et. al. Relating to providing for the teaching of cotton classing in the State Normal Schools, State Industrial Schools, Summer Normal Schools, teachers' institutes and the public free schools, with certain exemptions, and providing for the method of procuring official types or standards and the issuance of certificates of proficiency to those entitled to same.
HB 230 31-0 (1909) Relating to adding to the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, a department of instruction in the theory and practical art of grading, classing and determining the spinable value of cotton, and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 270 31-0 (1909) Relating to providing for the teaching of agriculture, manual training and domestic science in the State normal schools at Huntsville, Denton and San Marcos, and in such other normal schools for white teachers as may be hereafter established by law, and of agriculture, including such courses in manual training and domestic economy as are subsidiary to agriculture, in public high schools which shall meet certain prescribed conditions; and making an appropriation therefor.
HB 88 28-0 (1903) Relating to providing for instruction in manual training, and the art of teaching manual training in the State Normal schools of Texas.
HB 103 28-0 (1903) Relating to adding to the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas a department of instruction in the theory and practical art of textile and kindred branches of industry; to make an appropriation therefor.

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