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HB 802 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a requirement that online admission application forms for public institutions of higher education include a link to certain postsecondary education and career opportunity information. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1117 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to eligibility for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
HB 1340 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the representation required for the membership of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1563 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of the Texas State Technical College System to offer technical-vocational courses or programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1580 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1828 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2251 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | 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 Referred to Higher Education
HB 2421 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to an annual report on employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2901 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. 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 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 3527 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3629 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the Brazosport College District to offer a baccalaureate degree program in nursing. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
HB 3747 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to a requirement that each state university provide to a student certain employment data relating to the student's major field of study. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3780 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a state secondary Internet website domain name server. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
SB 352 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 644 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 645 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 802 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a study and report regarding best practices in the transfer of course credit between public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 810 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the purchase and use of open educational resources. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1119 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to an annual report on employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1219 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a requirement that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board conduct an annual comprehensive evaluation of the impact of the top 10 percent automatic admissions law. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1328 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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
SB 1794 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the elimination of a specific requirement that certain school districts develop and implement a plan to increase enrollment of the district's students at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1892 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to student success-based funding for certain public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1925 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2032 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the authority of the Texas State Technical College System to offer technical-vocational courses or programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2086 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer of students and course credit within the public higher education system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 298 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 505 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of limitations on the number of dual credit courses or hours in which a public high school student may enroll. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 990 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1160 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to certain data reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board by institutions of higher education for the purpose of compliance monitoring. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1287 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to a requirement that each state university's Internet website include a link to certain employment data. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1414 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to a prohibition of restrictions on the grade levels at which a public high school student may be eligible to enroll in a dual credit course. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1712 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the establishment of an innovative workforce training center in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1896 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant program. House: Higher Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2402 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2423 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2446 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to a study and report on online law schools and on the licensing of attorneys who obtain degrees through online or correspondence law schools or who become licensed through other nontraditional methods. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3569 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 325 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund a college of business administration complex at The University of Texas at El Paso. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 915 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the establishment and administration by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of a textbook affordability pilot program at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 947 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1126 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a prohibition of restrictions on the grade levels at which a public high school student may be eligible to enroll in a dual credit course. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1159 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to a prohibition of limitations on the number of dual credit courses or hours in which a public high school student may enroll. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1455 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to certain required reports, plans, and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1625 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to consumer information regarding career schools and colleges. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1767 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to certain required reports, plans, and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2017 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of an innovative workforce training center in the Rio Grande Valley. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 30 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education; authorizing a fee. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 172 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 681 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 690 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to reimbursing public institutions of higher education for tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 774 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to applying credit earned by a student at a general academic teaching institution to an associate's degree at a lower-division institution of higher education previously attended by the student. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 814 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund a Basic Science Research Building II at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 842 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the provision of certain opportunities to career and technical students by public school districts under the college credit program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1045 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to establishing a task force to design cultural competence education requirements for certain health education programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1261 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to consolidate or eliminate a degree or certificate program offered by a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1296 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to information regarding postsecondary education and career opportunities and workforce needs in this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1351 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding the initiation, consolidation, or elimination of a degree or certificate program offered by a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1892 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2507 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2549 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the periodic review and revision of college and career readiness standards in public education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2550 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the consolidation of the Higher Education Enrollment Assistance Program and the Higher Education Assistance Plan and the transfer of certain enrollment assistance duties to institutions of higher education and to measures to enhance medical education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3518 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to long-term statewide planning to achieve the goals of the state's master plan for higher education, "Closing the Gaps." House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 67 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to reporting requirements for institutions of higher education conducting human stem cell research. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 215 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, including related changes to the status and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 497 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the number of semester credit hours required to earn an associate degree at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 498 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to applying credit earned by a student at a general academic teaching institution to an associate's degree at a lower-division institution of higher education previously attended by the student. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 653 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 667 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public. House: Higher Education
Senate: Open Government
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 779 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to applying credit earned by a student at a general academic teaching institution to an associate's degree at a lower-division institution of higher education previously attended by the student. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 857 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding the initiation, consolidation, or elimination of a degree or certificate program offered by a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Co-author authorized
SB 1258 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to improving access to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1346 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to establishing a task force to design cultural competence education requirements for certain health education programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1710 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer of students within the public higher education system and the timely graduation of students from public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 374 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 393 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to physician shortage residency training programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 736 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to online information and resources regarding public institutions of higher education and career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 1892 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at certain health-related institutions of The University of Texas System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2440 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the creation of a Texas Junior College System office. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2520 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to the linking of data regarding specialized technology research projects conducted by general academic teaching institutions and other state agencies. House: Technology Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2625 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2631 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the advanced research program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2909 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to increasing awareness in this state of the importance of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2910 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to measures to increase degree completion rates and support students enrolled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at institutions of higher education. 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 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 3468 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the assessment of public school students for college readiness and developmental education courses to prepare students for college-level coursework. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3517 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the administration and business affairs of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3587 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HR 2721 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 40. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 32 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the consolidation of related higher education programs governing tuition, fee exemptions, and waivers respective to specific target populations. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 36 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to methods for increasing student success and degree completion at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 40 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Vetoed by the Governor
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 162 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 200 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to reports, notices, and records required of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 228 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for institutions of higher education conducting human stem cell research. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 272 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1152 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at Lamar University and Lamar Institute of Technology. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1410 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to reporting student enrollment in tech-prep programs and evaluating tech-prep consortia. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1472 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the coordinated dissemination of online information regarding the operation and performance of certain for-profit educational entities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SR 1258 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 40. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
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 160 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation and administration of a grant initiative for a community-based at-risk youth program. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 181 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2156 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to uniform financial aid award notification for students and prospective students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 3293 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a strategy to ensure that public institutions of higher education employ faculty and staff who reflect the population of Texas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3294 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to assessing the effectiveness of certain developmental education courses for students enrolled in public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3456 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the education and preparation of resident physicians. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3791 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3885 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study of the effectiveness of the success initiative assessment and developmental coursework requirements and the implementation of a pilot program regarding student readiness for college-level work. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4075 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the participation of the medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso in the Joint Admission Medical Program. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4122 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of a collaborative language acquisition pilot program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4329 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to an interim study on the creation of a data collection to track specialized technology research projects conducted by public universities, public university research facilities, and other state institutions. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4374 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the approval of certain construction, repair, or rehabilitation projects at public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4616 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to financial support and incentives for the development of national research universities and high-quality comprehensive regional universities and a review of the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 9 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to financial support and incentives for the development of national research universities and high-quality comprehensive regional universities and a review of the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 47 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of certain functions regarding career and technology education from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 172 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to financial incentives and other assistance to develop and maintain excellence in specific programs and fields of study at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 185 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to establishing a commission to prepare and recommend a long-range plan for higher education in this state. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 201 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the participation of the medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso in the Joint Admission Medical Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 668 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the establishment of a student mentorship pilot program at certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 954 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to uniform financial aid award notification for students and prospective students of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1085 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a report to the legislature and the Legislative Budget Board regarding funding for campuses of public institutions of higher education located outside the United States. House: Higher Education
Senate: International Relations & Trade
No action taken in committee
SB 1546 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation and administration of a community-based at-risk youth program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1561 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1600 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to an interim study on the creation of a data collection to track specialized technology research projects conducted by public universities, public university research facilities, and other state institutions. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1796 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to the approval of certain construction, repair, or rehabilitation projects at public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1800 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to methods for increasing student success and degree completion at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1801 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to orientation programs for new students at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 2244 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the eligibility of employees of certain businesses or organizations established as part of the state's economic development program and of dependents of those employees to pay resident tuition at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 1/1/10
SB 2245 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to eliminating certain reporting requirements of university systems and institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2258 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to intensive summer programs for public school students and to college readiness programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1337 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the use of the term "seminary" in the official name or title of a private postsecondary educational institution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1358 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the definition of private or independent institution of higher education applicable to certain statutes. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 1916 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to requiring all public institutions of higher education to use the common course numbering system. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 2128 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to sexual abuse and child molestation prevention training for certain public or private institutions of higher education employees and volunteers who work at programs for minors. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 2164 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of a technology center grant program for rural counties. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2173 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2198 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2225 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to student representation on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and certain coordinating board advisory committees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2235 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a technology center grant program for rural counties. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2369 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to a study of developmental education provided by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2371 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to hearings regarding cease and desist orders against certain persons operating a career school or college without proper authority. 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 3260 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the establishment of a center for the study of advanced instructional methods. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3291 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to a prohibition against the governing board of a public institution of higher education entering into certain contracts relating to permanent improvements at the institution. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3450 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to coordination of postsecondary curricula and to an academic planning Internet website to support academic progress by students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3484 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the programs and functions of The Texas A&M University System and Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3633 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation and administration of a community-based at-risk youth program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 139 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a study on improving the curricula of professional and vocational nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 141 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to a feasibility study regarding joint health science courses at a public or private institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 480 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
Relating to the definition of private or independent institution of higher education applicable to certain statutes. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 902 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the continuation and functions of the Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1007 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to student representation on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and certain coordinating board advisory committees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1050 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the administration of the work-study student mentorship program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1053 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to assessing the quality and effectiveness of academic advising services offered by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1234 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to a master plan for higher education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1377 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to studies and determinations by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding funding to accomplish the goals of the state master plan for public higher education "Closing the Gaps." Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
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 29 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the use of the term "seminary" or "school of theology" in the official name or title of a private postsecondary educational institution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 797 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas State University--San Marcos for the Round Rock Higher Education Center in Williamson County. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1172 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to policies and measures to promote timely graduation of students from public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1451 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for utility infrastructure and campus renovations at Midwestern State University. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1697 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the use of gifts to fund technology workforce development grants and to the evaluation of the technology workforce development grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1709 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the licensing of health care practitioners from foreign jurisdictions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1797 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth for campus expansion and construction of a public health education building. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1932 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the effect of annexation of territory on the terms of members of the governing boards of certain junior college districts. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2367 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a strategy to ensure that public institutions of higher education employ faculty and staff who reflect the population of Texas. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2529 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to a higher education border work group created to address and recommend policies regarding border communities and international trade. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2804 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to a study of the reporting requirements imposed on public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2808 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the P-16 Council and to the functioning of certain educational programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3001 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the amount of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education and to the allocation of those funds to those agencies and institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/05
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
HB 3133 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the enrollment of certain first-generation higher education students in the prepaid higher education tuition program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3247 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to a program to promote research with economic development potential at certain institutions of higher education through financial assistance from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3321 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to student and faculty representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 246 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 1172. Received from the House
SB 676 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to identifying which public institutions of higher education in this state are universities of the first class. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 793 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for utility infrastructure and campus renovations at Midwestern State University. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 870 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 928 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the effect of annexation of territory on the terms of members of the governing boards of certain junior college districts. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1034 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of gifts to fund technology workforce development grants and to the evaluation of the technology workforce development grant program. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1184 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to an annual analysis and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding financial information submitted by institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1226 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to a study of the reporting requirements imposed on public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1227 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to public and private postsecondary educational institutions, including enrollment in those educational institutions, payment of the costs of attending those educational institutions, and financial aid and other measures to assist students to pay those costs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1502 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to improvements in and assessments of the status of higher education in this state and to the coordination of public institutions of higher education in this state. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1528 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education and the determination of Texas residency for that purpose. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1529 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to policies and measures to promote timely graduation of students from public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1530 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a statewide strategic plan for the support and promotion of technology research in this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1643 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a strategy to ensure that public institutions of higher education employ faculty and staff who reflect the population of Texas. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1695 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the amount of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education and to the allocation of those funds to those agencies and institutions. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
HB 6 79-2 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education; making an appropriation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 32 79-2 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 33 79-2 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston--Downtown. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 34 79-2 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 121 79-3 (2006) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for National Biocontainment Laboratory facilities and infrastructure. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 153 79-3 (2006) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education; making an appropriation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 46 79-3 (2006) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance No action taken in subcommittee
HB 652 78-0 (2003) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to publish certain performance data provided to the board by general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 707 78-0 (2003) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to a uniform strategy to ensure that public institutions of higher education employ faculty and staff who reflect the population of Texas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1544 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to a pilot project to allow select public junior colleges to offer certain baccalaureate degrees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2468 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the exemption of the educational programs of certain institutions offering religious education from state or local regulation. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2505 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the review of the administration of university systems and identification of potential administrative and organizational reforms. House: Government Reform 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
SB 170 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a uniform strategy to ensure that public institutions of higher education employ faculty and staff who reflect the population of Texas. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 337 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to publish certain performance data provided to the board by general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1139 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to instructional facilities of a junior college district and to state financial assistance for junior college instructional facilities and outstanding bonds. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1500 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to a pilot project to allow select public junior colleges to offer certain baccalaureate degrees. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Education
HB 24 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the organization and operations of, and fiscal matters affecting, certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 25 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to various information, meetings, and operations of certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 67 78-1 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the review of the organization and operation of each university system and system office. House: Government Reform No action taken in committee
SB 19 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
HB 1690 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the transfer of the administration of adult and community education programs to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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
HB 2344 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the number of entering freshmen that may enroll at The University of Texas at Brownsville. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3028 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to a state science and engineering fair conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3373 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to loan repayment by certain health professionals. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 924 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to a uniform strategy to ensure that public institutions of higher education employ faculty and staff who reflect the population of Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 940 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the establishment of the Joint Admission Medical Program to assist certain economically disadvantaged students in preparing for and succeeding in medical school. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1186 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to publish certain performance data provided to the board by general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1840 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to a study regarding the operation of The University of Texas at San Antonio and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as a single research university. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 61 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the composition of the Coordinating Board of the College and University System. House: Higher Education Pending in committee
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
HCR 203 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Directing the boards of regents of state colleges and universities to provide support services for transfer students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
SB 1140 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the powers and duties of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System. Senate: Education Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1141 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to management policies of institutions and agencies of higher education. Senate: Education Reported favorably w/amendments
HCR 16 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Creating the Special Joint Committee on Higher Education Resources Planning. House: Rules Referred to Committee on Rules
HCR 16 65-1 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Directing the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to formulate and implement a uniform calendar for the operation of state-supported colleges and universities. House: Higher Education Signed by the Governor
HB 103 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the powers and duties of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System.
SB 54 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System to contract with certain private institutions of higher learning for the education of Texas resident students.
HB 981 61-0 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to providing that the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System shall establish a master plan for certain institutions of higher learning and may contract for professional services and let contracts for construction of buildings and facilities at the institution; providing that the Board may issue revenue bonds and use the proceeds for providing financial assistance to certain institutions of higher learning.
HB 1154 61-0 (1969) Author: Nabers, Lynn | et. al. Relating to conferring upon the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, the right, power, and authority to contract with certain institutions or combinations of institutions of higher education within this State to secure for the benefit of bona fide Texas resident students educational instruction, services, or facilities.
SB 451 61-0 (1969) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to providing that the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System shall establish a master plan for certain institutions of higher learning and may contract for professional services and let contracts for construction of buildings and facilities at the institutions; providing that the Board may issue revenue bonds and use the proceeds for providing financial assistance to certain institutions of higher learning.
SB 486 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to conferring upon the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, the right, power, and authority to contract with certain institutions or combinations of institutions of higher education within this State to secure for the benefit of bona fide Texas resident students educational instruction, services, or facilities; limiting and providing a basis for determining the amount of compensation which may be made to the other contracting party or parties; specifying the findings requisite to the exercise of the contracting authority.
HB 871 60-0 (1967) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to creation of a Super Board of Regents of The University System of Texas with control over all state-supported institutions of higher education; abolishing certain governing boards of the various state-supported institutions of higher education as of September 1, 1971.
HB 1338 60-0 (1967) Author: Wayne, Ralph Erskine Relating to removing the power of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to develop and recommend standards for tenure.
HB 1 59-0 (1965) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts reconstituting the Texas Commission on Higher Education as the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System.
SB 138 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts reconstituting the Texas Commission on Higher Education as the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System.
SB 173 59-0 (1965) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to abolishing the Boards of Regents of North Texas State University, Texas Woman's University, Pan American College, Texas College of Arts and Industries, Midwestern University and Lamar State College of Technology, and the Board of Directors of Texas Southern University as of September 1, 1965; abolishing the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges as of September 1, 1966; providing for the governance of the institutions and museums under these Boards by the Boards of Regents of The University of Texas System and the University of Houston, and the Board of Directors of the Texas A&M University and Texas Technological College.
HB 1 58-0 (1963) Author: Fondren, Gene Norris | et. al. Relating to creating the Governor's Committee on Education Beyond the High School for the study of the needs of public and private education beyond the high school in this State and the formulation and recommendation of a comprehensive coordinated system of programs and facilities in education beyond the high school; setting a termination date for its work.
HB 137 58-0 (1963) Author: Butler, Jerry | et. al. Relating to creating the Commission on Excellency in Higher Education.
SB 88 58-0 (1963) Author: Richter, Walter Hoppe | et. al. Relating to creating the Governor's Committee on Education Beyond the High School for the study of the needs of public and private education beyond the high school in this state and the formulation and recommendation of a comprehensive coordinated system of programs and facilities in education beyond the high school; setting a termination date for its work.
HB 347 57-0 (1961) Author: Latimer, Roy Truett | et. al. Relating to amending Sections 9 and 15 of Senate Bill No. 145, Chapter 487, Acts of the 54th Legislature, Regular Session, 1955 (codified as Article 2919e-2, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), relating to the Texas Commission on Higher Education.
SB 322 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the Texas Commission on Higher Education to clarify powers and duties thereof.
SB 428 57-0 (1961) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute to require the Governing Boards of the several state institutions of collegiate rank to follow rules, regulations, and interpretations of the Commission on Higher Education respecting nonresident student tuition or registration fees required by law.
HB 454 56-0 (1959) Author: Preston, George L. | et. al. Relating to the responsibilities, powers, and duties of the Central Education Agency, State Board of Education and State Commission of Education with respect to Public Junior Colleges.
SB 168 56-0 (1959) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to the responsibilities, powers, and duties of the Central Education Agency, State Board of Education and State Commission of Education with respect to Public Junior Colleges.
HB 374 55-0 (1957) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to appropriating money for the support, maintenance and improvements of the several State institutions of higher learning for the two fiscal years beginning September 1, 1957, and ending August 31, 1959, both dates inclusive.
HB 382 55-0 (1957) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to repealing the special provision prohibiting executive heads or the administrative staff of higher education agencies of this State from being reimbursed for official travel expenses to Austin during Sessions of the Texas Legislature without certain advance approval.
HB 265 54-0 (1955) Author: Sayers, Scott Philen Relating to creating the Texas Commission on Higher Education; providing for the appointment and organization of such Commission; authorizing said Commission to employ a Director and other necessary personnel; providing for advisors to said Commission; providing certain duties of said Commission; providing a repealing clause.
HB 274 54-0 (1955) Author: Gillham, James O. | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Commission on Higher Education; providing for the appointments of its members and their terms of office; providing for filling vacancies in its membership; providing rules and regulations for the transaction of its business; providing for expenses of members.
SB 105 54-0 (1955) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to creating the Texas Commission on Higher Education; providing for the appointment and organization of such Commission; authorizing said Commission to employ a Director and other necessary personnel; providing for advisors to said Commission; providing certain duties of said Commission; providing a repealing clause.
SB 137 54-0 (1955) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to creating the Texas Commission on Higher Education; providing for appointments of its members and their terms of office; providing for filling vacancies in its membership; providing rules and regulations for the transaction of its business; providing for expenses of members; prescribing times and place of meetings; authorizing employment of personnel and prescribing the qualifications of the Director; placing certain duties on the Council of College Presidents of State-supported institutions; prescribing the purpose, duties and functions of the Commission; providing for reports to the Governor and to the Legislature; imposing certain duties on all State-supported institutions of higher learning and other State agencies; providing for hearings before the Commission; containing a severability clause.
SB 145 54-0 (1955) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Commission on Higher Education; providing for appointment of its members and their terms of office; providing for filling vacancies in its membership; providing rules and regulations for the transaction of its business; providing for expenses of members; prescribing times and place of meeting; authorizing employment of personnel and prescribing the qualifications of the Director.
HB 533 53-0 (1953) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to repealing certain Acts relating to supervision of the courses of study by the State Board of Education at institutions of higher learning.
SB 341 53-0 (1953) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to creating the Texas Commission on Higher Education; appropriating funds for its operation and maintenance.
HB 483 52-0 (1951) Author: Graham, Callan Relating to creating a Commission to coordinate higher education, granting it certain powers including powers relating to role, degree programs and educational series of State-supported colleges and University, and to suspend State Board of Education order authorizing election to form a community or public junior college under certain conditions; prohibiting the addition of further degree programs without approval of commission.
HB 601 52-0 (1951) Author: Lindsey, Jim T. Relating to establishing a program of State aid to Public Community Colleges upon a basis of instructional cost and placing certain duties and powers in Texas Central Education Agency.
HB 891 51-0 (1949) Author: Etheredge, Jr., M. B. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for payment of Ten Dollars ($10) per day to members of the Board of Regents of the State Teachers' Colleges of Texas while attending meetings of such Board as provided by law.
HJR 29 36-0 (1919) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Article 7 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, which article relates to education, and which sections provide for the establishment and support of the University of Texas and its branches.
SB 243 34-0 (1915) Author: Morrow, Wright Chalfant | et. al. Relating to placing the State University, the Agricultural and Mechanical College, the State School of Mines and the Prairie View Normal School under the management of one board; defining the qualifications and duties of such board.

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