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SJR 35, 81st Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the national research university fund to enable emerging research universities in this state to achieve national prominence as major research universities and transferring the balance of the higher education fund to the national research university fund.

Last action: Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar

Author: Robert Duncan
Joint Author: Florence Shapiro
Sponsor: Dan Branch
Joint Sponsor: Ellen Cohen | Brian McCall | Patrick Rose | Donna Howard
CoSponsor: Diane Patrick

Companion:

HJR 139 (Identical)

Enabling legislation: SB 1560

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Education--Higher--Finance
Education--Higher--General
Education--Higher--Institutions & Programs
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
State Finances--Management & Control

House Committee: Higher Education (Dan Branch, Roberto Alonzo, Leo Berman, Joaquin Castro, Ellen Cohen, Donna Howard, Brian McCall, Diane Patrick, Patrick Rose, Van Taylor)
Minutes: May 6 2009
Senate Committee: Finance (Steve Ogden, Kip Averitt, Bob Deuell, Robert Duncan, Kevin Eltife, Craig Estes, Chris Harris, Juan Hinojosa, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Dan Patrick, Kel Seliger, Florence Shapiro, Royce West, John Whitmire, Tommy Williams, Judith Zaffirini)

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