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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1835 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, C├ęsar | et. al. Relating to fees charged to certain military personnel for taking an assessment instrument under the Texas Success Initiative. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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
SB 1112 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the examination attempt limits for certain applicants seeking a license to practice medicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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
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 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
HB 1244 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to developmental education and the assessment of student readiness under the Texas Success Initiative and to students enrolled in developmental education at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1672 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 866 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1564 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to developmental education courses and the assessment of student readiness under the Texas Success Initiative for public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
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 3447 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a study of the effectiveness for junior college students of the success initiative assessment and developmental coursework requirements regarding student readiness for college-level work. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 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
SB 1053 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to assessing the quality and effectiveness of academic advising services offered by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1571 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to requiring a minimum SAT or ACT score as a prerequisite to the automatic admission of an undergraduate student to certain public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 564 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to an exemption for certain military personnel and veterans from the requirements of the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
HB 796 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to repealing the Texas Academic Skills Program and establishing the Success Initiative. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1753 78-0 (2003) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to academic skills assessment of and developmental education for undergraduate students entering public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2862 78-0 (2003) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to institutions of higher education, including the administration, operation, governance, and financing of those institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3375 78-0 (2003) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the Texas Academic Skills Program and establishing the Success Initiative. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 814 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to an exemption for certain military personnel and veterans from the requirements of the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1652 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to institutions of higher education, including the administration, operation, governance, and financing of those institutions, and to certain security services provided to such institutions and certain other educational institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SCR 71 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 1652. Signed by the Governor
HB 234 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to exempting members of the armed forces from the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 439 77-0 (2001) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to exempting certain military personnel and their dependents from certain requirements of the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 752 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to exempting members of the armed forces from the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1946 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to the consideration of certain tests and assessment instruments in admissions to public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2109 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to exempting certain higher education students from the TASP test based on the student's high school grade point average in college preparatory courses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2775 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to an exemption for certain students from the requirements of the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3124 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the consideration of certain tests and assessment instruments in admissions to public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HJR 27 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a candidate for the legislature to pass the basic skills examination required by law for students entering public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 179 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to exempting military personnel and their dependents from the testing requirements of the Texas Academic Skills Program and from other similar testing requirements. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
House passage as amended reported
SB 1141 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to eliminating the Texas Academic Skills Program and allowing institutions to select a test to assess students' proficiency and need for remediation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 787 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to assessment and placement testing by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 933 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to exempting members of the armed forces from the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 935 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the application of the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher 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 1439 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to monitoring the performance of students at institutions of higher education who participate in intercollegiate athletics. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1902 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the use of standardized assessments as criteria for admission to public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2016 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the waiver for certain high school students of tuition fees for concurrent enrollment in junior college courses and of fees for skills tests of students entering public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2591 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to skills assessment and placement testing of undergraduate students entering public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
SB 225 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to reporting the academic performance of public high school graduates in institutions of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
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 608 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to exempting certain military personnel from the requirements of the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 2182 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the testing of and remedial education opportunities for students at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
SB 993 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the testing of and remedial education opportunities for students at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported favorably with substitute
HB 258 69-0 (1985) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to foreign language requirements for receiving a baccalaureate degree from a public senior college or university. House: Higher Education Withdrawn by author
HB 1441 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to standardized tests used by public educational institutions. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2429 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to postsecondary educational entrance examinations for handicapped persons. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2094 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to postsecondary educational entrance examinations for handicapped persons. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
No action taken
HB 59 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to regulation of educational testing services. House: Higher Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 172 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to minority performance on professional examinations. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 522 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to qualifications of certain medical students for admission to supervised clinical training programs in Texas medical schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
SB 216 48-0 (1943) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to appropriating funds out of the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas to pay for the costs of giving college entrance examinations by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction for the remaining biennium of 1942-43.
HB 374 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to providing for the holding of college entrance examination, etc.

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