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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 123 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 375 85-0 (2017) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to providing for the carrying of handguns without a license and to related offenses and penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 404 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to higher education curriculum review teams to review public school curriculum standards for college readiness purposes. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 846 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the implementation of student financial assistance programs for veterans and their families. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 968 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1425 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to a requirement that public and private institutions of higher education provide certain cost and employment opportunity data for degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1526 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the provision of certain state benefits to certain peace officers and certain active and retired employees of community supervision and corrections departments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1915 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or educational institutions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2229 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide students and employees an option to electronically report certain offenses to the institution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2230 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide amnesty to students who report incidents of sexual assault. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3179 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. 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. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of
HB 3593 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to instruction in career and technology education provided by public schools, including instruction in technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer coding, and to consideration of completed practicums and internships in school accountability ratings. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3818 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a sexual assault policy at public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 234 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a prohibition against the use by a career school or college of certain advertising designed to mislead or deceive prospective students. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 349 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 968 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Relating to a sexual assault policy at certain public and private institutions of higher education and to requiring those institutions to provide students and employees an option to electronically report certain offenses to the institution. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 969 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Leach, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide amnesty to students who report certain incidents, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 970 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to a sexual assault policy at public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1092 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to access to certain meetings and information of private or independent institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1467 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
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. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
House passage as amended reported
HB 330 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to an investigation by the Department of Public Safety into the response by certain public and private institutions of higher education to reports of sexual assault at those institutions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 371 85-1 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a statewide task force to address sexual assault occurring on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 937 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1916 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the enforcement of certain local traffic laws on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2060 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the application of public information laws to campus police departments at private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2629 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to unauthorized persons at public or private institutions of higher education in this state and to trespass, damage, or defacement occurring on the grounds of those institutions; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty and creating offenses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3027 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based baccalaureate degree programs at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
HJR 113 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Proposing a constitutional amendment protecting private schools from state and local regulation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HR 3467 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 11. Reported enrolled
SB 11 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education; providing a criminal penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 308 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the powers and duties of campus police departments at private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1312 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based online or other distance education baccalaureate degree programs at certain private institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 31 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain requirements applicable to meetings of the governing board of a general academic teaching institution or a state university system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 360 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to certain requirements of public institutions of higher education regarding student organization membership. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 706 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on certain premises of or locations associated with schools or institutions of higher education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2656 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to limiting the authority of certain foreign private postsecondary educational institutions to grant or award professional degrees or offer courses toward those degrees. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2668 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to requirements applicable to meetings of the governing board of certain junior college districts. House: Technology
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
HB 2711 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students and of certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3331 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to complaints against peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 301 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to issue to a foreign postsecondary institution a certificate of authority to grant professional degrees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 976 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the temporary approval of an institution to participate in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1054 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students and of certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1167 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on certain premises of or locations associated with schools or public junior colleges and public technical institutes. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1557 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of first-time students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1816 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of first-time students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1845 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to counseling in response to alcoholic beverage violations by students at public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2517 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to eligibility for state credits for college tuition and fees for public high school students who receive diplomas by demonstrating early readiness for college. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 2906 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the amount of a tuition equalization grant. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2907 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the requirements for and procedures governing tuition equalization grants. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2937 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access to the criminal history record information of certain individuals by public or private institutions of higher education and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3185 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits for use at a public or private institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3331 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption of certain persons who teach social work at institutions of higher education from the licensing requirements for social workers. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3360 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the application and renewal of a certificate of authorization in Texas for Out-of-State educational institutions and to the imposition of fees. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3515 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 38 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the inclusion of private postsecondary educational institutions and private career schools and colleges in the higher education accountability system of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1107 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1444 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the amount of a tuition equalization grant. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1729 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1904 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the definition of a governmental body for the purposes of the open meetings and public information laws. Senate: Open Government, Select No action taken in committee
HB 58 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of private or independent institutions of higher education to participate in the advanced research program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 95 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the authority of certain private institutions of higher education to enter into mutual assistance agreements regarding the enforcement of state or local law. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1864 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to tuition exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students enrolled in certain interinstitutional academic programs. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2425 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to engineering recruitment programs at public or private institutions of higher education and to certain degree programs at public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2800 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to exempting certain private nonprofit educational institutions from state regulation applicable to degree-granting institutions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3908 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain offenses involving public and private schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4169 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the administration and use of public or private funds designated for college scholarships. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4476 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to eligibility requirements for the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 45 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to tuition exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students enrolled in certain interinstitutional academic programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 155 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reports regarding the consideration of certain factors by public and private institutions of higher education in admissions. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2240 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the financing of educational and related facilities by higher education facility authorities or nonprofit corporations performing the functions of those authorities and to the governance of certain higher education facility authorities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 2246 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to eligibility requirements for the tuition equalization grant program. Senate: Higher Education Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 612 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to participation by private or independent institutions of higher education in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1213 80-0 (2007) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to mutual assistance agreements entered into by certain municipalities and private institutions of higher education for the purpose of enforcing state law and to additional powers, privileges, and immunities of peace officers employed by private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 1367 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to access to the criminal history record information of students, prospective students, and prospective employees by certain public or private postsecondary educational institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2074 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation of the East Williamson County Multi-Institution Teaching Center. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3075 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the transfer of course credit between public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3080 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to funding of the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3201 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the regulation of certain postsecondary degrees and of private educational institutions or other persons offering to confer such degrees, and to the use of those degrees by a person for certain purposes. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3215 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the eligibility of private or independent institutions of higher education to participate in the advanced research program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 3720 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the Texas A&M University--Central Texas East Williamson County Higher Education Center. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 557 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reports regarding the consideration of certain factors by public and private institutions of higher education in admissions. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 944 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to participation in the advanced research program by certain private institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1427 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to participation by private or independent institutions of higher education in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1572 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to reports of performance data of private or independent institutions of higher education and the publication of that data. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1173 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the regulation of the use of postsecondary credits and degrees, persons offering or granting certain postsecondary credits and degrees, and the manner of offering or granting those credits and degrees; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1791 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to application of the hazing statutes to private institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1829 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to authorizing certain institutions of higher education to charge fees for processing or handling certain payments or payment transactions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2333 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the qualifications of and training and continuing education for certain officials and personnel of career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2390 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the establishment of an employee welfare benefit plan by certain private educational institutions. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2806 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1185 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the qualifications of and training and continuing education for certain officials and personnel of career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1739 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the establishment of an employee welfare benefit plan by certain private educational institutions. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
HB 268 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to application of the hazing statutes to private institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1305 78-0 (2003) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to security officers for medical corporations in certain municipalities. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1722 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the use of the term "college" by certain educational institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2832 78-0 (2003) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to exempting certain institutions offering religious education from state regulation. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3209 78-0 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the amount of financial assistance a student may receive under the TEXAS grant and tuition equalization grant programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Senate Amendments printed and distributed
HB 3329 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to the issuance of bonds under the Higher Education Authority Act. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3331 78-0 (2003) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the authority of a higher education authority or nonprofit instrumentality exercising the powers of a higher education authority to acquire, own, and operate facilities, to issue and execute bonds and other obligations, and to use the proceeds of those obligations for authorized purposes. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 476 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to application of the hazing statutes to private institutions of higher education; providing penalties. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1778 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the authority of a higher education authority or nonprofit instrumentality exercising the powers of a higher education authority to acquire, own, and operate facilities, to issue and execute bonds and other obligations, and to use the proceeds of those obligations for authorized purposes. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 73 78-3 (2003) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the Texas B-On-time student loan program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 24 78-3 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the Texas B-On-time student loan program. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
HB 386 77-0 (2001) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to participation by private school students in University Interscholastic League sponsored activities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 791 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a public service requirement for undergraduate students at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1145 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to courses offered by a public junior college for joint high school and junior college credit. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1814 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to exempting certain institutions offering religious education from state regulation. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 82 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Relating to courses offered by a public junior college for joint high school and junior college credit. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
HB 709 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to creation of a public education scholarship program for certain children. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1026 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to participation by private school students in University Interscholastic League sponsored activities. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1126 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Relating to exempting certain institutions offering religious education from state regulation. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3136 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to a school district's authority to require additional assessment as a condition of transferring course credit under certain circumstances. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3236 76-0 (1999) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to the use of the term "college" by certain educational institutions. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3486 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for service for a private school or institution of higher education. House: Pensions & Investments No action taken in committee
SB 266 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to participation by private school students in University Interscholastic League sponsored activities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 315 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to authorizing the use of certain prepaid tuition contracts to cover an additional period of attendance at an institution of higher education or attendance at a proprietary school. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 502 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Najera, Manny
Relating to the use of the term "college" by certain educational institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1373 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for service for a private school or institution of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3222 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the regulation of private postsecondary educational institutions; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 749 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to use of the state government telecommunications system by private colleges and universities. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Ref. to Int. Relations, Trade & Technology
SB 1368 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the enforcement of certain traffic laws by private institutions of higher education. House: Public Safety
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1826 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the regulation of private postsecondary educational institutions and educational or training establishments; providing administrative and civil penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 282 74-0 (1995) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the employment and commissioning of law enforcement personnel to provide security services to certain educational institutions. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2303 74-0 (1995) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to a temporary exemption from the requirement to obtain a certificate of authority for certain private postsecondary educational institutions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 238 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to the employment and commissioning of law enforcement personnel to provide security services to certain educational institutions. House: Public Safety
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 817 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a temporary exemption from the requirement to obtain a certificate of authority for certain private postsecondary educational institutions. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 371 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the protection of buildings and grounds at private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 163 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the protection of buildings and grounds at and regulation of private institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1680 72-0 (1991) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to requiring certain services for hearing impaired students at the Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf and at the Texas State Technical Institute. House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 847 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requiring certain services for hearing impaired students at the Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf and at the Texas State Technical Institute. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Higher Education
HB 934 69-0 (1985) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the regulation of certain private institutions of higher education; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2446 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Patricia Amending Section 53.35(b), Education Code, relating to aiding institutions of higher education and elementary and secondary nonprofit educational institutions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 691 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the regulation of certain private institutions of higher education; providing a penalty. Senate: Education Companion document considered in lieu
HB 1892 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to refund of tuition and fees on discontinuation of a course resulting from closing of a proprietary school. House: Higher Education Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1896 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to certain policies of proprietary schools for refunding student tuition, fees, and other charges. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
SB 60 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to certificates of completion withheld by proprietary schools, refunds given by proprietary schools, and fees imposed on proprietary schools and their representatives. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 715 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to institutions served by higher education authorities and the exercise of the powers of higher education authorities by nonprofit corporations. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1729 67-0 (1981) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to regulation of private degree-granting institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1129 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to the regulation of private degree-granting institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 727 66-0 (1979) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to the provision of textbooks to nonpublic school students. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 81 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Allen, Joe
Relating to institutions exempt from the Texas Proprietary School Act. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
90 Day Bill
HB 1538 64-0 (1975) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to regulating the authority of certain institutions of higher education to grant degrees; providing penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1444 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to certain Federal Funds that have been made available for textbooks for blind and visually handicapped children attending private, non-profit schools. House: Education
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1176 62-0 (1971) Author: Silber, Paul
Sponsor: Bernal, Joe J.
Relating to declaring certain tuition payments to nonpublic education institutions to be a charitable contribution to the State of Texas.
SB 56 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. | et. al.
Sponsor: Murray, Menton J.
Relating to tuition equalization grants for students of certain private colleges and universities in Texas.
HCR 160 61-0 (1969)
SB 443 59-0 (1965) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to defining private commercial colleges; requiring the licensing of such schools and solicitors therefor.

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