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HB 16 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 17 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Higher Education Innovation Accelerator for public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
HB 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 46 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 66 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to determining eligibility for a Texas Armed Services Scholarship and to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive that scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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 169 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 254 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 272 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the inclusion of education and training regarding human trafficking in the curriculum of commercial driver's license training programs offered by public junior colleges and career schools and colleges. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 378 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to a requirement that online admission application forms for public institutions of higher education include a link to certain comparative gainful employment data. House: Higher Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 385 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for students enrolled in accelerated, affordable baccalaureate programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
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 417 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the repeal of the Texas Success Initiative. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 430 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to outcomes-based funding for general academic teaching institutions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 493 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to reporting requirements for the College Credit for Heroes program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 553 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 585 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the qualification for and performance at institutions of higher education of certain students who completed certain mathematics courses during high school. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 653 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 654 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for returning adult students at public institutions of higher education and to the tuition rate that may be charged to those students for certain excessive undergraduate hours. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 711 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a limitation on the number of certain nontenured or nontenure track faculty employed at public universities. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 712 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 753 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 759 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the establishment of a tuition and fee payment program for certain adopted children enrolled in career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 796 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the work-study student mentorship program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 817 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to a study on increasing the number of medical residency programs, medical residents, and physicians practicing medical specialties in this state. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 832 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to state funding for baccalaureate degree programs offered at certain public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 836 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to a requirement that certain participating institutions under the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board provide loan debt information to certain students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 841 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 870 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 971 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 973 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1096 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to establish a policy and prevention and outreach program on campus sexual assault, family violence, and stalking. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 1179 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1212 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry 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 1237 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1241 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to student success-based funding recommendations for certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 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 1498 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for maintenance and repairs at institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1549 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1602 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | 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 1628 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann 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 1638 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1737 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain academic programs and projects undertaken by public institutions of higher education at an off-campus academic or research site or a similar location. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1836 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to limitations on the amount of tuition charged by certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1842 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1918 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to providing grants for professional development training for certain public school teachers. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1947 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Scholarship Program for certain students at participating two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2156 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the creation by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of a repository of student transcripts for certain private postsecondary educational institutions; authorizing fees and providing administrative penalties. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2223 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to developmental coursework offered by public institutions of higher education under the Texas Success Initiative. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 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 2290 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Returning Adult Student Grant Program for certain students enrolled in baccalaureate degree programs at certain postsecondary educational institutions. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2355 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to measures to assist students at public institutions of higher education who are homeless. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2404 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to reports of sexual assault made to public or private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2419 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott Relating to an exemption for current and former members of the armed services from the requirement that an incoming student at a public or private or independent institution of higher education show proof of vaccination against bacterial meningitis. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 2432 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to certain academic programs and projects undertaken by public institutions of higher education at a location other than the institution's main campus. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Returned from the House for further action
HB 2478 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to an innovation grant program to support residency training programs in psychiatric specialty fields. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2613 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to authorization for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to refinance education loans under its student loan program and to use bond proceeds under that program for that purpose. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2637 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne | 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 2673 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the development of transferable degree or certificate program curricula for which qualified veterans or military service members may be awarded course credit based on military service. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2729 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to an inventory of credentials and certificates that may be earned by a public high school student through a career and technology education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2895 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the requirement that certain public institutions of higher education post mental health resources on the institution's Internet website. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
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 2902 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 2917 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of a scholarship program to support study abroad by students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2920 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to an audit of faculty composition by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2937 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which a licensed hospital may offer dual credit courses to public high school students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2994 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to workforce continuing education offered by public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2996 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3048 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to a study and report regarding shortages in certain health professions. House: Higher Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3083 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3092 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to prevention and early intervention services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 3142 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a requirement that a public or private institution of higher education include a disciplinary notation on a student's transcript under certain circumstances. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3143 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to mental health professional staffing requirements at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3159 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to a study regarding the economic impact of general academic teaching institutions. 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 3195 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a requirement that each public institution of higher education develop and implement a strategic plan for the prevention of sexual assault and unplanned pregnancy. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3228 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the exemption of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education for certain certified or licensed paramedics. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3247 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3330 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of a legislative internship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3369 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the statewide plan for special education and assistance to public school districts in providing special education programs. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3396 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to establishing a pilot project to offer student loans for certain courses offered by a public junior college. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3397 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to formula funding for continuing workforce education courses offered by public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3407 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a task force to address suicide prevention at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 3568 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to an occupational and life skills associate degree program offered by the Lone Star College System District. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3585 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to common admission application forms for institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
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 3610 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Higher Education Innovation Accelerator for public institutions of higher education. 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 3730 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the development of a statewide online education and career advising tool and to a study and report on certain courses offered for college credit to public school students. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3740 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses and the expansion of the small business development center network. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3766 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions or waivers at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3768 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Guided Pathways program to facilitate the completion by students of undergraduate certificate and degree programs. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
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
HB 3808 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals and to the conduct that constitutes the practice of psychology. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3851 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4063 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4092 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4220 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the regulation of certain degree-granting postsecondary educational institutions by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4241 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to measures to ensure certain adopted students are informed regarding their eligibility for tuition and fee exemptions at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
SB 19 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to performance-based tuition limitations for and a temporary limitation on the amount of tuition and fees charged by certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 22 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 32 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas B-On-time student loan program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to outcomes-based funding for general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 128 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the inclusion of education and training regarding human trafficking in the curriculum of commercial driver's license training programs offered by public junior colleges and career schools and colleges and to certain requirements for commercial driver's licenses. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 141 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 204 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 249 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Oliverson, Tom
Relating to the submission of an affordability and access report by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 331 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Relating to the temporary approval of a private or independent college or university to continue to participate in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
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 367 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia 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 383 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to eligibility for certain higher education grant programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 437 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 439 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 463 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 491 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the statewide preceptorship program in family medicine. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 516 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a study and report concerning faculty productivity at general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 534 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 543 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to performance-based tuition limitations for certain public institutions of higher education and a temporary tuition limitation for those institutions. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 574 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the expansion of applied workforce learning opportunities in this state, including through the establishment of the Texas Industry Internship Challenge. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 576 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 598 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 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 677 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 719 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raney, John
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to collect, study, and report certain data regarding workforce education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
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 803 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 828 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to certain academic programs and projects undertaken by public institutions of higher education at an off-campus academic or research site or a similar location. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 834 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to state funding for baccalaureate degree programs offered at certain public junior colleges. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 885 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the maximum number of semester credit hours allowed for and funding sources used to supplement a TEXAS grant and to the removal of obsolete references related to the Teach for Texas grant program. Senate: Higher Education Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 886 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program. Senate: Higher Education Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 887 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to a requirement that certain participating institutions under the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board provide loan debt information to certain students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 909 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for students enrolled in accelerated, affordable baccalaureate programs at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 950 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to tuition and fee exemptions or waivers at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 962 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to develop and establish an online reporting system for sex offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1066 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to meeting the graduate medical education needs of new medical degree programs offered by public institutions of higher education and to the employment status of certain residents participating in certain graduate medical education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1091 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to limitations on courses that may be offered for dual credit by school districts and public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1103 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of the Texas Returning Adult Student Grant Program for certain students enrolled in baccalaureate degree programs at certain postsecondary educational institutions. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 1170 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry 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 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 1271 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the development of a statewide online education and career advising tool and to a study and report on certain courses offered for college credit to public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1277 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a requirement that online admission application forms for public institutions of higher education include a link to certain employment data relating to fields of study. 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 1364 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses and the expansion of the small business development center network. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1367 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1419 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to eliminating the automatic admission of students to certain public institutions of higher education and scholarships for certain students who qualify for automatic admission. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1455 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program. 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 1527 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon 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 1569 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1664 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1746 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to workforce continuing education offered by public junior colleges. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1781 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to the regulation of certain educational institutions by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; providing administrative penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 1782 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for returning adult students at public institutions of higher education and to the tuition rate that may be charged to those students for certain excessive undergraduate hours. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1813 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Chris
Relating to the adoption of common admission application forms for institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1845 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to the development of transferable degree or certificate program curricula for which qualified veterans or military service members may be awarded course credit based on military service. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 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 1903 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
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 1926 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 1930 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2048 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W.
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the repeal of a related bond program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2079 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 2082 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to the work-study student mentorship program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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
SB 2109 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a requirement that each public institution of higher education develop and implement a strategic plan for the prevention of sexual assault and unplanned pregnancy. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 2118 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | 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
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 2122 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the coordination of the transfer of course credit between public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 2131 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to efforts to facilitate the completion by students of undergraduate certificate and degree programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 2182 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to measures to increase participation in state programs relating to saving money or prepaying for college. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 122 85-1 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a requirement that a public or private institution of higher education include a disciplinary notation on a student's transcript under certain circumstances. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 173 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to higher education curriculum review teams to review public school curriculum standards for college readiness purposes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 379 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to assistance for small businesses, the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses, and the expansion of the small business development center network. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 29 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties. Filed
HB 44 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 46 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 59 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 61 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 99 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 119 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to tuition assistance for members of the Texas State Guard. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 301 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the granting of undergraduate course credit by examination or assessment at public institutions of higher education; authorizing a fee. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 382 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to public junior college district branch campuses, including a requirement that the South Texas Community College District adopt and implement a plan to expand opportunity for instructional programs in a certain location. House: Higher Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 494 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 495 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 514 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the creation of an advisory council to research and make recommendations on the use of assessment instruments in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 544 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to payment by a school district of the costs of developmental coursework provided by an institution of higher education under the success initiative. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 600 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to child protective services and employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 700 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the repeal of the Texas B-On-time student loan program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 757 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the College Credit for Heroes program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 926 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a study and report regarding the use of open-source instructional materials at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 935 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of baccalaureate degree programs offered by public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 951 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the qualification for and performance at institutions of higher education of certain students who completed certain mathematics courses during high school. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 952 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program and to permitting an institution of higher education to use B-On-time tuition set-asides to provide financial assistance to students of the institution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 1054 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to developmental education programs under the Texas Success Initiative for public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1103 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to space utilization and online enrollment requirements for the issuance of revenue bonds by certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 1196 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Scott | et. al. Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1241 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1262 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to continuing eligibility requirements for institutions of higher education to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Program. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1325 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program to permit a portion of tuition set-asides to be used to fund tuition exemptions for veterans and other student financial assistance. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1384 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | 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 Placed on General State Calendar
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 1445 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of assets following the dissolution of the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1489 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to measures to enhance graduate medical education in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1502 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for students enrolled in accelerated, affordable baccalaureate programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1583 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to block scheduling for certain associate degree and certificate programs at public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1611 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the exemption from the assessment requirements of the Texas Success Initiative for students who successfully complete certain college preparatory courses. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1612 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a requirement that public institutions of higher education provide certain information to students and school districts regarding student performance on Texas Success Initiative assessment instruments. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 1613 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the alignment of college readiness standards and expectations and essential knowledge and skills and the use to satisfy requirements concerning high school end-of-course assessment instruments of performance demonstrating satisfaction of certain college readiness benchmarks on certain assessment instruments designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1672 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to request student disciplinary records for certain applicants for admission to the institution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1744 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the establishment of a survey and report on campus safety at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1807 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to maintain an inventory of postsecondary educational programs and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1809 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1811 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a study of the participation of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities in public higher education. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1992 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the granting of undergraduate course credit by advanced placement examination at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2138 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the online publication of information regarding campus expenditures made by junior college districts. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2281 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a feasibility study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding the establishment of a law school campus extension in El Paso. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2396 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to eliminating requirements that certain public institutions of higher education set aside portions of tuition for student loan repayment programs for certain physicians and state attorneys. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 2434 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 2517 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Scholarship Program for certain students at two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2624 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the effects of default on a student loan administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on renewal of certain licenses. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2628 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the development and alignment by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of curricula for certain educational programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2790 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to measures to ensure certain adopted students are informed regarding their eligibility for tuition and fee exemptions at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2841 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for maintenance and repairs at institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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
HB 3073 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3078 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to recommend a uniform pre-nursing curriculum for undergraduate professional nursing programs offered by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3273 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the exemption of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education for certain certified or licensed paramedics. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3293 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to performance-based tuition limitations for certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3348 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3367 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John Relating to the establishment of state authorization reciprocity agreements for postsecondary distance learning courses. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3467 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a postsecondary distance learning feasibility study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 3494 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to educator preparation programs and teacher certification examinations. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3569 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3577 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the allocation of funds to eligible institutions under the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3644 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to establishing a student grant program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board funded by depository interest and earnings on certain unclaimed original land grant mineral proceeds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3696 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to establishing the Texas Water Research Program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3703 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3748 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3766 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3836 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 3844 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3853 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to creation of the university research initiative fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development No action taken in committee
HB 3998 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes demonstration program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 124 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to conduct a study to examine the jobs that college graduates are able to attain in their degree field within two years of graduation and how effective it may be to use this information to reappropriate funding to colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of certain assets from the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association to the permanent fund supporting graduate medical education and the authority of the association to issue new policies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 21 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 22 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to outcomes-based funding for general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 24 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to training for members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 36 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to maintain an inventory of postsecondary educational programs and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 37 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to collect and study data on the participation of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities at public institutions of higher education. House: Human Services
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 43 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 56 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the resident physician expansion grant program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 117 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 239 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 271 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 294 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 295 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 358 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 448 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 499 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 590 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the amount of the discount allowed for prepayment of sales and use taxes and the allocation of certain revenue from those taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 591 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain reimbursements provided for the collection of sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 778 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to performance-based tuition limitations for certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 806 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the College Credit for Heroes program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 869 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program and to permitting an institution of higher education to use B-On-time tuition set-asides to provide financial assistance to students of the institution. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 892 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to educator preparation programs and teacher certification examinations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 893 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to public school teacher performance appraisals, continuing education, professional development, career advancement, and compensation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public 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 1066 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to continuing eligibility requirements for institutions of higher education to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1124 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to creation of the university research initiative fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 1188 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1189 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the establishment of a multidisciplinary studies associate degree program at each public junior college. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1190 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the granting of undergraduate course credit by advanced placement examination at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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
SB 1397 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1429 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1470 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Raney, John
Relating to the establishment of state authorization reciprocity agreements for postsecondary distance learning courses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1480 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the development and alignment by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of curricula for certain educational programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1655 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board fees for the administration of certificates of authorization and certificates of authority issued to certain postsecondary educational institutions; authorizing fees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1656 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1750 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the requirements for employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1770 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1776 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the exemption from the assessment requirements of the Texas Success Initiative for students who successfully complete certain college preparatory courses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1810 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1967 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to space utilization and online enrollment requirements for the issuance of revenue bonds by certain public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 5 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 7 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain statutorily dedicated fees and assessments; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 25 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to success-based funding for certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 28 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey 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 29 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to requiring certain general academic teaching institutions to offer a fixed tuition price plan to undergraduate students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 67 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment by The University of Texas System of a law school in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 81 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of children and other dependents of certain military personnel or veterans for tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 82 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 85 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to state administration of assessment instruments to public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 92 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to state formula funding for pharmacy schools and colleges and graduate-level pharmacy programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 576 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 599 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to educator retention at certain public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 640 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to public school accountability and end-of-course assessment instruments. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 659 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to state assessment instruments administered in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 726 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public lower-division institutions of higher education to certain undergraduate students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 813 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah | 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 834 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Fast Start Program to promote rapid delivery of workforce education and development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 969 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child protective services workers. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 976 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the use of money from Veterans' Land Board funds to provide educational benefits to veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 1056 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to state assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1073 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain graduate programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
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 1297 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the review of certain skills development fund workforce training programs. 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 1409 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the granting of undergraduate course credit by examination or assessment at public institutions of higher education; authorizing a fee. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1423 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to multiple public school graduation plans for student success and economic competitiveness; creating an offense. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1484 83-0 (2013) 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 1500 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a workforce high school diploma program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1611 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to the date by which certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education must receive a vaccination against bacterial meningitis. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1629 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to information prepared by the Texas Education Agency for public school students regarding institutions of higher education in this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1752 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to creating the Texas Teacher Residency Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1834 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public junior colleges to certain undergraduate students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1868 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to conditioning certain TEXAS grant awards on a grant recipient's participation in a student engagement program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1974 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to certain duties of public junior colleges and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in relation to baccalaureate degree programs offered by public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2013 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a principal preparation grant program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2099 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to improving access to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2103 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to education research centers and the sharing of educational data between state agencies; redesignating certain fees as charges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2203 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to curriculum and end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation, including the establishment of a workforce certification program and the elimination of certain tax discounts to fund the program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2236 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2260 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the creation of an advisory council to research and make recommendations on the use of assessment instruments in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2322 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to an emergency loan program at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2431 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum requirements for graduation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2468 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to financial aid. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 2540 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to public school accountability, including assessment and curriculum requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2551 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the repeal of the Texas B-On-time student loan program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2753 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to excellence funding for health-related institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2754 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2755 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to student financial assistance for certain students of WGU Texas or similar online nonprofit colleges or universities. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2765 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas competitive knowledge fund to support excellence at qualifying institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 2829 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the applicability of the TEXAS grant program to institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2850 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to exempting certain low-income students from the payment of certain fees at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3265 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program to permit a portion of tuition set-asides to be used to fund tuition exemptions for veterans and other student financial assistance. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3301 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the regulation of controlled substances and the establishment of an electronic system for monitoring controlled substances; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3341 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a requirement that public institutions of higher education provide a student receiving student financial assistance an annual disclosure regarding the status of the student's financial assistance. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 3346 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the appropriations of money from the economic stabilization fund for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3349 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to accelerated educational programs offered by public institutions of higher education to qualified persons seeking licensure as physician assistants. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3367 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a specialty and technical course building in Ellis County for the Texas State Technical College System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3372 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program and to permitting an institution of higher education to retain excess B-On-time tuition set-asides to provide financial assistance to students of the institution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3417 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to high school curriculum and assessment requirements for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3498 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Scott | et. al. Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
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
HB 3519 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to providing information to entering undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions to promote timely graduation. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3524 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to payment by a school district of the costs of developmental coursework provided by an institution of higher education under the success initiative. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3544 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to higher education for veterans and their families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3853 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas energy products, services and technologies in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3854 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas products and services in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3855 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to fiscal matters. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3856 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to building workforce skills to compete for trade-related jobs, business opportunities and investment. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 3 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum and assessment requirements for graduation and funding in support of certain curriculum authorized for graduation. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Returned to committee
SB 26 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 30 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 31 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to formula funding for certain semester credit hours earned for dual course credit. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 143 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to programs designed to enhance medical education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
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 225 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to curriculum and end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 240 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to public school accountability and end-of-course assessment instruments. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 256 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
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 414 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to a study and report regarding authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs to address regional workforce needs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 436 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to administration of collegiate learning assessments to students at general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 441 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Fast Start Program to promote rapid delivery of workforce education and development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 445 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to an informed student document for prospective students of certain public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 496 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to review and approve capital projects and purchases of real property at public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 533 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to a review of cost savings to state agencies and institutions of higher education under energy savings performance contracts. House: Higher Education
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 620 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 680 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to a pilot program to improve student loan default rates and financial aid literacy among postsecondary students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 726 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 737 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child protective services workers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 788 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a workforce high school diploma program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 792 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 838 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to giving priority to United States citizens and permanent resident aliens in awarding state-funded student financial assistance. 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 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 1158 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to higher education for veterans and their families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
See remarks for effective date
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 1344 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum requirements for graduation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1378 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the appropriations of money from the economic stabilization fund for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1531 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to providing information to entering undergraduate students at certain general academic teaching institutions to promote timely graduation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1543 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program to permit a portion of tuition set-asides to be used to fund tuition exemptions for veterans and other student financial assistance. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1557 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to business and nonprofit organization participation in supporting early college high schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1576 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a study and report of issues affecting persons with disabilities at state agencies and postsecondary educational institutions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1618 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1674 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to accelerated educational programs offered by public institutions of higher education to qualified persons seeking licensure as physician assistants. 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
SB 1721 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 10 83-1 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education. Filed
HB 42 83-1 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Austin. Filed
SB 20 83-1 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Austin. Filed
HB 9 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to student success-based funding for and reporting regarding public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 50 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the establishment by The University of Texas System of a law school in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 53 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 67 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the creation of a literacy center pilot program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 104 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to abolishing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and transferring the coordinating board's functions and activities and the State Board of Education's statutorily assigned functions and activities to the Texas Education Agency. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 136 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to restrictions on dropping courses at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 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 399 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer personal financial literacy training. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 459 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to temporary limitations on the total amount of tuition charged to a student by a four-year public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 573 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a TEXAS grant pilot project to provide incentives for students to attend certain underutilized public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 653 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain graduate programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 866 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to tuition assistance for members of the Texas State Guard. 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 991 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin 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 1000 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund; making an appropriation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1053 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the tuition exemption offered by public institutions of higher education to firefighters enrolled in certain courses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1163 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain peace officers and firefighters. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1186 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1387 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits and to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1420 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to limitations on the number of courses that students may drop under certain circumstances at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1460 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to measures to increase cost efficiency at public institutions of higher education and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, including the elimination of certain reporting and other requirements imposed on institutions or the coordinating board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1497 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the allocation of certain federal career and technical education funds. House: Higher Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1508 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer a baccalaureate degree in nursing. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1515 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to temporary limitations on the total amount of tuition charged to a student by a four-year public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1520 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the determination of student priority in awarding TEXAS grants. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 1662 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. 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 1908 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain providers of correctional health care. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1927 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits and to the determination of resident status of and tuition rates for students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1965 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2011 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the admission of persons who are not legal residents of the United States to public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2090 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to a feasibility study regarding the establishment of a dental school at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2115 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2121 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to educator retention at certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2201 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions to certain undergraduate students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2365 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
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 2441 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to public junior college employee participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
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 2535 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a requirement that middle, junior high, and high school and higher education students wear reflective clothing or gear while participating in nighttime athletic events or activities; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2546 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the Texas emergency and trauma care education partnership program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2556 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the transfer of the University of Houston--Victoria to The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2565 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to requiring a public institution of higher education to establish and provide notice regarding an emergency loan program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 2626 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund and to one or more audits of the information necessary to establish eligibility for that distribution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2630 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the formal recognition and administration of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 2870 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2905 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel, veterans, and dependents residing in this state. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 2908 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to providing graduate medical education positions for Texas medical school graduates. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
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 2999 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a fixed tuition rate program for certain students who transfer to a state university after completing an associate degree program. House: Higher Education
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 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 3189 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the establishment of an academic health center by a university system. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3263 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to higher education curriculum review teams to review public school curriculum standards for college readiness purposes. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3361 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to financial oversight of junior college districts. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3461 82-0 (2011) Author: Margo, Dee
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to transferring adult education and literacy programs to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board from the Texas Education Agency. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
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 3469 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the periodic review and revision of college and career readiness standards in public education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3470 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
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
HB 3516 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to requiring a public institution of higher education to make certain faculty information available to the public on the institution's Internet website. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3634 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to including additional territory in the state in a junior college district. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3639 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to state fiscal matters related to public and higher education. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3708 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to measures regarding high school completion and enrollment in higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 3714 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the regulation of controlled substances and the establishment of an electronic system for monitoring controlled substances; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 5 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the administration and business affairs of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
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 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 149 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
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 164 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to a fixed academic cost option for resident undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 282 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to eliminating certain reporting, planning, student developmental, and other requirements imposed on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 560 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel, veterans, and dependents residing in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SB 639 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel, veterans, and dependents residing in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 652 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to governmental and certain quasi-governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 780 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of an instant-ticket lottery game with revenue dedicated to the TEXAS grant program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 793 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 794 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan | et. al.
Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 850 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to formula funding for certain semester credit hours earned for dual course credit. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 851 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to a uniform deadline for student financial assistance for public institutions of higher education other than public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1020 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Relating to a feasibility study regarding the establishment of a dental school at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1092 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to creating a pilot project to reduce the need for developmental education required for certain students entering higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1348 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to higher education curriculum review teams to review public school curriculum standards for college readiness purposes. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1365 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 1396 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to measures to increase cost efficiency at public institutions of higher education and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, including the elimination of certain reporting and other requirements imposed on institutions or the coordinating board. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1497 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1534 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the operation, certification, and accountability of career schools or colleges. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1581 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to state fiscal matters, and certain administrative and business matters, related to public and higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1648 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a system health center by a university system. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1704 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to educator preparation programs. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1723 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their spouses and dependent children for under-enrolled undergraduate classes at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 1725 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a tuition exemption at a four-year public institution of higher education based on a student's academic performance and timely progress toward completion of a baccalaureate degree program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1726 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the development of measurable learning outcomes for undergraduate courses at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1727 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a fixed tuition rate program for certain students who transfer to a state university after completing an associate degree program. House: Higher Education
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 1730 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to create a tool to allow prospective students to compare general academic teaching institutions by certain criteria. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1736 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the College Credit for Heroes program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1763 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to transferring adult education and literacy programs to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board from the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1799 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 1874 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requiring a public institution of higher education to make certain faculty information available to the public on the institution's Internet website. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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
SJR 50 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds of the state to finance educational loans to students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 72 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 25 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Signed by the Governor
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 16 82-1 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education. Filed
SCR 4 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Filed
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 21 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public lower-division institutions of higher education to certain undergraduate students. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 38 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to resident tuition rates at public institutions of higher education for certain veterans and their spouses and children. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 50 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to information required to establish resident status in connection with tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 51 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to measures to enhance and maintain the quality of state universities, including funding and incentives to support emerging public research universities, to the abolition of the higher education fund, to the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system, to the independent status of Lamar Institute of Technology, to research conducted by public universities and other state entities, and to the authorization of revenue bonds for certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 91 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the establishment by The University of Texas System of a law school in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
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 215 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to limitations on increases in fees and designated tuition charged by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 241 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study and report concerning predicted faculty retirement at general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 255 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to prohibiting admission by public institutions of higher education of applicants who are not lawfully authorized to be present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 266 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to regulating the provision of benefits and services to, and the verification of the employment status of, immigrants and to enforcing laws relating to immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 335 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al. Relating to stabilizing the amount of tuition charged to certain residents of this state by general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 364 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi | et. al. Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public lower-division institutions of higher education to certain undergraduate students. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 399 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to state employees' enrollment in the higher education savings plan and the prepaid tuition unit undergraduate education program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 425 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against changing the name of certain public institutions of higher education that are named after state historical figures. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 429 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 518 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to programs to provide student loan repayment assistance for certain correctional officers, for certain speech-language pathologists and audiologists, and for certain mathematics and science teachers. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 519 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 685 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public junior colleges to certain undergraduate students. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 708 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to higher education transfer practices, articulation agreements, policies for dropping courses, and special-purpose centers and to the formula funding for certain credit hours. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 898 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to limiting the tuition rates that certain public institutions of higher education may charge to resident students. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 929 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to rebates of tuition paid by certain freshman students who maintain satisfactory grades at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1096 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the provision of notice regarding the availability of higher education textbooks through multiple retailers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1099 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1120 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to limitations on increases in designated tuition charged by certain general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1242 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to credit toward future coursework for tuition paid to a public institution of higher education for courses dropped by a student who is pregnant or gives birth to a child. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1262 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to increasing the number of undergraduate transfer students at general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1325 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the degrees awarded by the Texas State Technical College System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1550 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the tuition and fee exemption available to certain military personnel and their dependents and to permitting those personnel to transfer the exemption to a child. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1602 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana 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 Referred to Higher Education
HB 1603 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana 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 Referred to Higher Education
HB 1723 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a requirement that higher education students wear reflective clothing or gear while participating in nighttime athletic events or activities; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1733 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to prohibiting inducements to employees of a public institution of higher education for requiring or recommending textbooks or instructional materials. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1808 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to limitations on the total amount of tuition charged to a student by a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1915 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1916 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2075 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to limitations on the number of courses that students may drop under certain circumstances at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Placed on General State 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 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 2440 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to scholarships for fifth-year accounting students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2443 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to benefits and services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2504 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to requiring a public institution of higher education to establish uniform standards for publishing cost of attendance information, to conduct student course evaluations of faculty, and to make certain information available on the Internet. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2518 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | 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 Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2637 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the total amount of tuition and mandatory fees that a public institution of higher education may charge. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2773 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the Texas Teach Corps Scholarship Program for students who agree to teach in public schools in this state that have shortages of teachers in mathematics or science. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2887 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the creation of a literacy center pilot program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2928 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation and administration of the public high school mathematics and science teachers undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3135 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a TEXAS grant pilot project to provide incentives for students to attend certain underutilized public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3241 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to economic development in the state by creating economic development opportunities in counties that contain colonias and by developing the workforce by increasing adult literacy rates. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 3283 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education; authorizing a penalty. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3518 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to dropping courses. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3519 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the coordination and administration of the Texas Career Opportunity Grant Program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3567 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to energy savings performance contracts. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3714 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to public school career and technology education program curriculum and funding and to development of a list of high-demand occupations for career and technology education students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3740 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the establishment of a statewide education data management system. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3790 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to performance incentive funding for public institutions of higher education and to recognition of certain student achievement on degree completion. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on intent calendar
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 3795 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the public awareness campaign promoting higher education and to additional financial aid for higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3847 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a workforce training center at Lamar State College--Orange. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3848 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a multipurpose education building at Lamar State College--Orange. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 3930 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to establishing scholarships for children of public school teachers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3939 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to limitations on the total amount of tuition and mandatory academic fees charged to resident undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3940 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the legislative branch. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3968 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to reduced tuition rates at public institutions of higher education for certain children of state employees. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 4050 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer personal financial literacy training. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 4121 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to establishing veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4149 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain studies and reports by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding achievable cost-saving measures and the use and availability of electronic textbooks at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 4181 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain professionals employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4222 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to limitations on increases in designated tuition charged by general academic teaching institutions and a biennial report to the legislature regarding the operational costs of those institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 4254 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to limitations on the tuition rate charged to certain transfer students at general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4324 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
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 4405 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to establishment of the TEXAS Grant early enrollment guarantee program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4423 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to physician shortage residency programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4453 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the national research university fund and the allocation of amounts appropriated from the fund, the abolition of the higher education fund, and the institutional groupings established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4471 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the professional nursing shortage reduction program. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 4556 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to measures to promote the pursuit of higher education by AmeriCorps participants. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4567 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the research development fund. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4575 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to an exemption from accreditation for certain private postsecondary educational institutions offering professional law degrees in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4591 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide funding to develop and maintain research universities in this state of the highest tier. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
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
HB 4626 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to establishing scholarships for members of a Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) attending public institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs No action taken in committee
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 31 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to financial assistance for students who complete certain coursework at two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 44 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the participation of students in funding awarded under the advanced research program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 46 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to tuition exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain students who volunteer for outreach programs. 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 105 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to limitations on increases in fees and designated tuition charged by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 113 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to resident tuition rates at public institutions of higher education for certain veterans and their dependents. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 145 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the sale by textbook publishers of bundled instructional material for use by students at public institutions of higher education; providing a penalty. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
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 157 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the Texas Civil Rights History Teacher Stipend Program. 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 174 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to accountability of institutions of higher education, including educator preparation programs, and online institution resumes for public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 175 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to certain general academic teaching institutions and to scholarship and other programs to facilitate enrollment at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 191 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for undergraduate students eligible for automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 198 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer personal financial literacy training. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 290 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the creation and implementation of the health professional education grant program. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 297 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Relating to resident tuition rates and fees at public institutions of higher education for certain veterans and servicemembers and their spouses and children. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 324 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the tuition rebate program for certain undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 326 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to stabilizing the amount of tuition charged to certain residents of this state by general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 382 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 454 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education; authorizing a penalty. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 493 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to benefits and services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 667 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to student Internet access to financial and academic information maintained by public institutions of higher education and to a fixed tuition rate provided by certain institutions of higher education to students for satisfactory academic performance. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 706 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 814 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to physician education, including repayment assistance for certain physician education loans and requirements for family practice residency programs. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 816 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the Texas Teach Corps Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program for undergraduate students who agree to teach in school districts in this state that have shortages of teachers in mathematics or science. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 845 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the tuition and fee exemption available to certain military personnel and their dependents and to permitting those personnel to transfer the exemption to a child. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 850 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to information required to establish resident status in connection with tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 956 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
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 1249 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of a pilot program to improve curricula alignment between junior colleges and general academic teaching institutions for engineering degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Meeting cancelled
SB 1304 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to notice to students of a public institution of higher education of the required use of a portion of a student's tuition payments to provide student financial aid. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1312 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to programs and funding to support adult and postsecondary education and workforce development at public junior colleges and public technical institutes. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 1313 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the quality and accessibility of public school career and technical education programs and to assistance to students concerning postsecondary education and training. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1342 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to authorization for an exemption from tuition and fees charged by a junior college district for employees of the district. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1394 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to notification of an applicant for admission to a general academic teaching institution regarding the availability of degree programs in the applicant's preferred major field of study offered by other institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1412 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to scholarships for fifth-year accounting students. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1443 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the academic costs charged to resident undergraduate students by general academic teaching institutions and to certain reports regarding certain costs of those institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1524 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a report regarding research funds received by public institutions of higher education or employees of those institutions from pharmaceutical companies. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1538 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Relating to establishing veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1549 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the calculation by a school district of a high school student's grade point average. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1559 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the public awareness campaign promoting higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1560 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to university funding, including university funding for excellence, the national research university fund, the abolition of the higher education fund, and the institutional groupings established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher 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 1564 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to Tier One Challenge funding to support the development and enhancement of national research universities in this state. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1567 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to creating a pilot project to reduce the need for developmental education required for certain students entering higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1674 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the coordination and administration of the Texas Career Opportunity Grant Program. Senate: Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1727 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1729 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to the terms of student members of certain Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board advisory committees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1764 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Cohen, Ellen
Relating to the dissemination of information regarding the cost of attending public and private institutions of higher education and regarding the availability of financial aid to assist in paying that cost. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 1797 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of the Texas Future Scholars Pilot Program and the Workforce Shortage Education Loan Repayment Program and to the elimination of certain other student financial assistance programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1799 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the adoption of rules by the supreme court relating to the nonrenewal of the license of an attorney who defaults on a student loan administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
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 1927 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a requirement that a full TEXAS grant be awarded to each eligible applicant in an academic year. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1942 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to performance incentive funding for public institutions of higher education and to recognition of certain student achievement on degree completion. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 2077 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to physician residency programs, including physicians shortage residency programs and oncology training in certain residency programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Public Health
SB 2084 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2189 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the degrees awarded by the Texas State Technical College System. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2211 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to enrollment requirements for the operation of the University of North Texas at Dallas as a general academic teaching institution and the issuance of bonds for that institution. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2243 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the repayment of certain education loans for licensed physicians and dentists and to requirements for family practice residency programs. 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 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
SB 2262 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the administration of mathematics, science, and technology teacher preparation academies at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 2277 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain entities in the legislative branch to provide student loan repayment assistance to employees who are attorneys. House: Higher Education
Senate: Administration
Referred to Higher Education
HR 73 81-1 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to study whether bilingual education should be designated as a critical field in postsecondary education and to explore the feasibility of providing scholarships, grants, and other forms of financial assistance to encourage college students in bilingual education to pursue teaching careers in areas of Texas with a shortage of bilingual education teachers. Reported enrolled
HB 116 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to limitations on the number of courses that students may drop under certain circumstances at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 209 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to eligibility for an award through the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 400 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 834 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to limiting the tuition rates that certain public institutions of higher education may charge to resident students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1186 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1378 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the public school mathematics and science teachers undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1419 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against changing the name of a public institution of higher education that is named after a state historical figure. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1650 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public lower-division institutions of higher education to certain undergraduate students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1748 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the administration of Texas governor's schools. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2055 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Relating to a tuition and fee exemption available to the dependents of certain military personnel. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2103 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to a pilot program to provide student loan repayment assistance to certain correctional officers who graduate from Sam Houston State University. House: Corrections
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
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 2213 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the use and disclosure of social security numbers by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 2336 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2608 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to funding for applied research for a clean coal project or certain other projects for the generation of electricity from coal. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2863 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage for health care for Texans. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3382 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to providing certain electronic copies of instructional material for blind and visually impaired students and students with dyslexia who are enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3443 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the Texas hospital-based nursing education partnership grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3830 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to exemptions from payment of tuition and mandatory fees and waivers from payment of nonresident tuition at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 82 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to develop and implement policies and programs to be adopted by Texas universities that address the incidence of discrimination and harassment on campus. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 294 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3382. Received from the House
SB 100 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to stabilizing the amount of tuition charged to certain residents of this state by general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 101 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 138 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to promoting the retention and graduation of students enrolled in professional nursing programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
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 140 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a study of the feasibility of providing immunizations to certain students enrolled in health professional degree 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 146 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of higher education enhancement districts; authorizing sales and use taxes and property taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 202 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 203 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a study of the feasibility of providing immunizations to certain students enrolled in health professional degree programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Posting rule suspended
SB 238 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to authorizing certain community colleges to offer a baccalaureate degree program in interior design. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 240 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to eligibility for an award through the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 365 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the creation and implementation of the health professional education grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 469 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the creation by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of a certificate of recognition for persons who contribute certain gifts or donations to public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 571 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the tuition and fee exemption available to certain military personnel and permitting those personnel to transfer the exemption to a child. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 578 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 579 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of tuition and compulsory fees charged by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 649 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to a study by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board concerning the effectiveness of joint partnerships between institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
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 1045 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to providing that a performance evaluation of the commissioner of higher education or of a chancellor or university president is confidential. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1046 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the provision of notice to institutions of higher education of meetings of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to certain telephone conference meetings of the board and other boards of institutions of higher education. 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 1052 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to tuition credits for students who complete the core curriculum at two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1146 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to online performance reports for public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1147 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the administration of Texas governor's schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1242 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to tuition exemptions granted by public institutions of higher education to students who have served in certain school district tutoring programs. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
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 1419 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the Texas Hospital-Based Nursing Education Grant Program. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
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
SB 1640 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the exemption from fees and tuition of certain persons at institutions of higher education; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 1641 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to bonds issued in relation to that program. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1802 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to providing certain computerized instructional material for blind and visually impaired students and students with dyslexia who are enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SJR 57 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students and for authority to enter into bond enhancement agreements with respect to general obligation bonds issued for that purpose. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 123 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a feasibility study regarding required forensic medical examination instruction for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 154 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to requiring institutions of higher education to report potential savings through contracting with local governments. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 298 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 303 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to efficiently administering and electronically monitoring certain veterans' and dependents' tuition exemptions at institutions of higher education. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 609 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to tuition rebate incentives for persons who complete certain degree and certificate programs without excessive credit hours. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 750 79-0 (2005) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to admission to certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1113 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education. House: Public Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HB 1480 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the issuance of certain special license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1482 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to reports regarding the use of race, color, ethnicity, or national origin by public institutions of higher education in admissions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1521 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1630 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to an excused absence from a public institution of higher education for a person called to active military service. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 2007 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to a tuition and fee exemption for students earning semester credit hours through concurrent enrollment in high school and college-level courses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2041 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a TEXAS grant pilot project to provide incentives for students to attend certain underutilized public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2109 79-0 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2330 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education and to certain other practices and procedures concerning the admission process. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .
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 2512 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental educational entities and to other fiscal matters involving certain governmental educational entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 2691 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to benefits for certain members of the Texas National Guard. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Considered by s/c in work session
HB 2709 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the issuance of special license plates to benefit the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 2945 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the predicted retirement of and participation in the optional retirement program by certain employees of institutions of higher education. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3125 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a retired employee's eligibility for participation in the optional retirement program and the regulation of investment advisors in that program. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
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 3370 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to higher education tuition exemptions for members of certain groups that are underrepresented among the faculty or administration of public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 30 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Brown, Fred
Relating to a pilot project to award incentives to students contracting to graduate in a timely manner from public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 31 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Brown, Fred
Relating to the creation of a work-study student mentorship program at certain institutions of higher education and to certain student financial aid program requirements. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 35 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a study regarding credit hour requirements for undergraduate certificate and degree programs at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 39 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to continuing education in forensic evidence collection for certain physicians and nurses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 101 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to efficiently administering and electronically monitoring certain veterans' and dependents' tuition exemptions at institutions of higher education. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 111 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to undergraduate course credit granted by public institutions of higher education to high school students and to the computation of the grade point average of high school students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 132 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to goals and strategies concerning the number of graduates from professional nursing education programs and incentives to recruit and retain professional nursing program faculty. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 136 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 302 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to reports regarding participation in higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 320 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to admission to certain public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 333 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education and to certain other practices and procedures concerning the admission process. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 502 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to common undergraduate admission application forms for public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 530 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions to certain students for satisfactory academic progress and performance. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
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 722 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 774 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to tuition and fee exemption and course credit in connection with military service or military training. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
SB 966 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to programs to recruit, train, and license nurses and other health care professionals in this state. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1043 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the duties of the P-16 Council regarding dual and concurrent enrollment courses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
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 1228 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to a statewide assessment and accountability system for public institutions of higher education, to an annual analysis and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding financial information submitted by those institutions, and to tuition deregulation with regard to those institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1300 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to an excused absence from a public institution of higher education for a person called to active military service. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
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 1553 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a program for alternative funding of Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grants. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1554 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1608 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental educational entities and to other fiscal matters involving certain governmental educational entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 1671 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to higher education tuition exemptions for members of certain groups that are underrepresented among the faculty or administration of public junior colleges. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1696 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to provide additional capacity for higher education undergraduate education. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1844 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to scholarships for the fifth year of accounting programs at public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SCR 43 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 39 relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. Signed by the Governor
HB 57 79-1 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a grant program to assist certain persons to become certified to teach in bilingual education programs and to teach in public schools with a shortage of certified bilingual education teachers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 81 79-1 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to permitting certain military personnel entitled to receive a tuition and fee exemption to transfer the exemption to a child. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 64 79-1 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to permitting certain military personnel entitled to receive a tuition and fee exemption to transfer the exemption to a child. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 57 79-3 (2006) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to high school programs and the advancement of college-readiness in secondary schools and institutions of higher education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform Placed on Major State Calendar
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 757 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the continuation of the higher education assistance pilot program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1210 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to matching grants for low to moderate income families participating in the higher education savings or prepaid tuition program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1325 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the rural physician assistant loan reimbursement program. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
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 2419 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. 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 2977 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to providing education loan repayment assistance to encourage certain individuals to pursue careers in the faculty or administration of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3001 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the reorganization and consolidation of state governmental functions and entities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3063 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the evaluation by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of requests by institutions of higher education for special item appropriations. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3071 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the terms of office for various executive branch boards and commissions. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3321 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to finance biomedical research facilities and exempting the facilities financed by the bonds from prior approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3513 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the higher education coordinating board and higher education funding formulas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 4 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to reflect certain factors in its basic formula funding recommendations. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Education
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 26 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for retention of students in higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 286 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
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 503 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Brown, Fred
Relating to the provision of certain higher education information to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the public. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 666 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the establishment of the matching excellence fund to promote research and develop excellence at certain institutions of higher education and to the abolition of the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 722 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to providing education loan repayment assistance to encourage certain individuals to pursue careers in the faculty or administration of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 964 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to matching grants for low to moderate income families participating in the higher education savings or prepaid tuition program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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
SB 1755 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to finance biomedical research facilities and exempting the facilities financed by the bonds from prior approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
SCR 72 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 286. Signed by the Governor
HR 104 78-2 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Expressing legislative intent and directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to use funds designated in the General Appropriations Act to promote the certification of teachers of bilingual education, Spanish, and English as a second language. Filed
HB 400 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to assisting prospective students in enrolling in institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1359 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the transfer of course credit between public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 1799 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to long-range planning for higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2323 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to repayment assistance for certain law school loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2356 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the deposit of a portion of royalties received by institutions of higher education from intellectual property to the credit of the general revenue fund. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2397 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study and report concerning the compensation received by part-time and full-time faculty members at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2485 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to contracts relating to entertainment facilities of certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2766 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to repayment assistance for certain education loans owed by certain state attorneys. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2949 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to state review of and funding for certain junior college courses offered for joint college and high school credit. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2974 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to state review of and funding for certain junior college courses offered for joint college and high school credit. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2980 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for the children of certain firefighters and peace officers enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 3050 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of the Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) II grant program. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3053 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to development of state policies and strategies for postsecondary education in this state. House: Higher Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3138 77-0 (2001) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the costs of and reducing the need for remedial education of high school graduates. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HCR 225 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Urging the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to establish a law school at The University of Texas at El Paso. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HCR 323 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections in H.B. No. 2323. Signed by the Governor
HR 1005 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Urging the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to establish a law school at The University of Texas at El Paso. House: Higher Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HR 1211 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1596. Reported enrolled
SB 31 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to providing information about bacterial meningitis to students of public schools and students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 573 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to a public awareness campaign to promote the value and availability of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 599 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to long-range planning for higher education. Senate: Education Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 792 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to repayment of certain law school education loans. Senate: Education Referred to 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 1039 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the provision of certain higher education coursework through an online college. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1419 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the statute of limitations in certain civil proceedings involving the public institutions of higher education or the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1595 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the recruitment of school teachers, to financial assistance for persons seeking certification as public school teachers, including revisions to the Teach for Texas grant program, and to loan repayment assistance for certain classroom teachers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1596 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grant II program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1820 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the acquisition and operation of a museum by Midwestern State University. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1060 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to academic testing of students in proprietary schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1128 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to programs for admission by performance to graduate degree programs in law, medicine, and other professional fields. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1232 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the creation of a single state board and a single commissioner to oversee and administer public and higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1882 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to approve formula funding for certain doctoral students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2362 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain classroom teachers enrolled in education-related courses at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2604 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to screening for criminal history of applicants for certain financial assistance. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3044 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3162 76-0 (1999) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to providing tuition and fee grants to students at public junior colleges and public technical institutes who meet certain academic requirements. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3284 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the establishment and use of a women's athletic development fund and a study of women's athletic development practices at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3319 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the approval of certain construction projects by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3348 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to accounting for the receipt and expenditure of educational and general funds of an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3538 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain classroom teachers seeking additional certification to teach in an area or field of acute teacher shortage. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HJR 83 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
SB 184 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Education
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 406 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to academic testing of students in proprietary schools. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 808 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to auditing and evaluating the deferred maintenance needs of state institutions of higher education. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 809 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the establishment and use of the educationally or economically disadvantaged student recruitment and retention fund; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1059 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the approval of certain construction projects by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1261 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the appointment of faculty members to certain curriculum advisory committees of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the development of field of study curricula by the board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1378 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Relating to the review of medical training needs for health care professionals in the Texas-Mexico border region. House: Higher Education
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1601 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the operation of and the method for funding developmental education programs provided by institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1702 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a scholarship program to assist deserving students at public law schools who commit to practice law in certain public interest fields. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 16 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Education
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 619 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to meetings of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 854 75-0 (1997) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al. Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board contracts with Texas Chiropractic College and Parker College of Chiropractic. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
SB 148 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Relating to the curricula of certain institutions of higher education, including skills testing and developmental coursework. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 338 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board contracts with Texas Chiropractic College and Parker College of Chiropractic. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 479 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board contracts with Texas Chiropractic College and Parker College of Chiropractic. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1422 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the procedures governing the funding formulas established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1578 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to meetings of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to consider higher education impact statements. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 686 74-0 (1995) Author: Hernandez, Christine
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 2486 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to review of public institutions of higher education by the state postsecondary review entity. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2716 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board over certain public junior college programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2900 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the rate of state contributions to the optional retirement program at institutions of higher education, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and the Central Education Agency. House: Pensions and Investments Left pending in committee
HJR 50 74-0 (1995) Author: Hernandez, Christine
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 183 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1228 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roberto
Relating to review of certain educational institutions by the state postsecondary review entity. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1358 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation and administration of the state postsecondary review program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SCR 18 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Requesting the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to conduct a review of courses related to violence in our society. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SCR 124 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Ciro
Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to study the feasibility of establishing regional areas of principal responsibility for health professions education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 135 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Requesting the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to conduct a review of alternative dispute resolution procedures at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 18 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 861 73-0 (1993) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to contractual agreements between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Chiropractic College. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1591 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Higher Education Coordination Board concerning certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1646 73-0 (1993) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relatng to the transfer of the MedPREP program from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to the Center for Rural Health Initiatives. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HCR 87 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby Requesting the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to study curriculum needs for adequate training of early childhood care and education professionals. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 68 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to a general academic course guide manual prepared by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 201 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Relating to contractual agreements between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Chiropractic College and Parker College of Chiropractic. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 496 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Higher Education Coordination Board concerning certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 511 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1381 73-0 (1993) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the transfer of regulation of proprietary schools from the Central Education Agency to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Education Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1388 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the student exchange program established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SCR 88 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Requesting that the public institutions of higher education report their current efforts in developing or providing health or human service care to the people of Texas to the Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 459 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to creating an international economic development fund administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 685 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to the student loan program adminstered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 686 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the student loan revenue bond fund administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2445 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to certain formulas devised by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HJR 33 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HJR 107 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to authorizing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to establish a minority incentive loan program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 102 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 130 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to contractual agreements between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Chiropractic College. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1286 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's duty to devise formulas to be used in making appropriations recommendations to the legislature for institutions of higher education and to the Legislative Budget Board's duty regarding those formulas. House: Appropriations
Senate: Education
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SCR 52 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Linebarger, Libby
Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to establish an advisory council of women faculty and administrators to assist in assessing the severity of underrepresentation of women and to make recommendations for action to correct it. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SCR 67 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Requesting the Higher Education Coordinating Board to develop a program allowing statewide transfer of college credits. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 5 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 17 72-1 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Appropriations
Senate: Administration
Referred to Appropriations
HB 31 72-2 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Higher Education Coauthor Authorized
HJR 8 72-2 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 20 72-2 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the management of funds received by the board; and authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SJR 2 72-2 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 196 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the composition of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 984 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to higher education and the composition, continuation, and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 1039 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson, David | et. al. Relating to the annexation of certain territory by public junior college districts and to the establishment of a service area for each of those districts by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Returned to committee
HB 1040 71-0 (1989) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al. Relating to the coordinating board contracting with certain nurse midwifery programs. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1246 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to higher education and the composition, continuation, and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 1504 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to contractual agreements between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Chiropractic College. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 2050 71-0 (1989) Author: Watkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to certain contracts entered into by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Baylor College of Dentistry. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2877 71-0 (1989) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the establishment of a division of health affairs by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to carry out certain duties concerning health-related matters and to the creation of a health professional.... House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 92 71-0 (1989) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Directing the coordinating board to study all issues and concerns relating to the nursing shortage. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HCR 185 71-0 (1989) Author: Watkins, Gary Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to encourage all Texas institutions of higher education to undertake HIV-related research. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 268 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson, David Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to institute a moratorium on new institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 274 71-0 (1989) Author: Blair, Fred Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to study the issue of state support of Bishop College. House: Higher Education Received from House
HR 1022 71-0 (1989) Author: Blair, Fred Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to study the feasibility of state support of Bishop College in Dallas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 4 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the designation of upper-level educational centers as upper-level institutions and to the removal of the coordinating board's authority to discontinue the institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 82 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's duty to devise formulas to be used in making appropriations recommendations to the legislature for institutions of higher education and to the Legislative.... House: Appropriations
Senate: Education
Referred to Appropriations
SB 457 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to funding higher education and the composition, continuation, and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Government Organization
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1258 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the annexation of certain territory by public junior college districts and to the establishment of a service area for each of those districts by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Education Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1344 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to contracts by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain dental education programs. Senate: Finance Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1414 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the development of a health affairs policy report. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SCR 42 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven Directing the coordinating board to study issues relating to the nursing shortage. Senate: Education Reported favorably with substitute
SCR 153 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to study the feasibility of state support of Bishop College in Dallas. House: House Administration
Senate: Education
Referred to House Administration
SJR 74 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to assist in financing the Texas opportunity plan fund to make loans to students.... House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HCR 6 71-1 (1989) Author: Hudson, David Urging the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to impose a five-year moratorium on the establishment of new public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SCR 9 71-1 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Requesting the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to impose a five-year moratorium on the establishment of new public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 89 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for required family practice clerkships. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 114 71-5 (1990) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for faculty salaries at nursing programs at institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 63 71-5 (1990) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for faculty salaries at nursing programs at institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 73 71-5 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for required family practice clerkships. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 8 71-6 (1990) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for faculty salaries at nursing programs at institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 2181 70-0 (1987) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to higher education, including the responsibilities, roles, funding and management of public agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HR 773 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Instructing the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System to undertake an interim study to evaluate prepaid tuition plans in other states and to consider the possibility of adapting such a plan to meet the....
SR 645 70-0 (1987) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Requesting presidents of State-supported universities to notify students of suspension if caught with illegal drugs and directing Coordinating Board to draw procedural guidelines to ensure that students possessing illegal drugs are guaranteed rights of due process prior to administrative disciplinary action.
HR 1 70-2 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Instructing the Coordinating Board to undertake an interim study to evaluate prepaid tuition plans.

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