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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 20 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the review, oversight, and reporting of certain state agency contracts and the assessment of certain state agency projects. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
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 354 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
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 428 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to certain requirements of public institutions of higher education regarding student organization membership. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 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 914 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective, and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 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 1488 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to eligibility requirements for repayment assistance for certain mental health professional education loans. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1553 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to permitting a school district that has failed to satisfy performance standards to partner with an institution of higher education to improve district performance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1843 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the University of Houston System and the component institutions of that system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1943 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the review and oversight of state agency contracts. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Referred directly to s/c on Budget Transparency and Reform by chair
HB 2105 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to the transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition in private vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education. 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
HB 2232 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a statewide task force to address sexual assault occurring on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2413 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to certain identifying information regarding career school or college students. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2527 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2652 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products on property owned by or leased for a state agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 3187 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the campus sexual assault policy at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3747 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to a requirement that each state university provide to a student certain employment data relating to the student's major field of study. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4009 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the creation of the Texas Slavery and Segregation Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4059 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the transfer of certain property from The University of Texas System to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 4128 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to assignment by the University Interscholastic League of schools to conferences for purposes of competition. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 6 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SB 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Frank, James | et. al.
Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies or under contract with a state agency, including foster care, child protective, relative and kinship caregiver support, prevention and early intervention health care, and adoption services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 50 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the offense of hazing. House: Higher Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 410 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs in state buildings. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
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 634 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Button, Angie
Relating to reporting requirements for certain skills development fund workforce training program providers. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
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 822 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the transfer of certain property from The University of Texas System to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
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 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 1181 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the University of Houston System and the component institutions of that system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1359 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products on property owned by or leased for a state agency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1396 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Clarendon College District. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1981 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to selection of statewide competition locations by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
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 2085 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain identifying information regarding career school or college students. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2132 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain identifying information regarding career school or college students. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SJR 46 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside general revenue as dedicated to pay for certain state infrastructure projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 47 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to pay for certain state infrastructure projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 52 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an individualized education plan account program for certain children with disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public 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 371 85-1 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a statewide task force to address sexual assault occurring on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 15 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the management and oversight of state contracts, including contracts for information technology commodity items. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Finance
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
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 295 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
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 458 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the governance of public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher 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 699 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to establish a policy on campus sexual assault. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 796 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the Texas State University System and the component institutions of that system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 808 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a statewide task force to address sexual assault occurring on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 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 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 1256 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the selection process for student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
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 1287 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to a requirement that each state university's Internet website include a link to certain employment data. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1408 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Prairie View A&M University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1475 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al. Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
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 1649 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Scott | et. al. Relating to the transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition in private vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1654 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to public agreements or contracts related to United Nations Agenda 21. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
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 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 1916 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the enforcement of certain local traffic laws on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1982 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the University of Houston. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1991 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to qualifying projects for public-private partnerships. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2275 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of certain university systems to provide benefits to certain qualified individuals. 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 2629 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to unauthorized persons at public or private institutions of higher education in this state and to trespass, damage, or defacement occurring on the grounds of those institutions; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty and creating offenses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2692 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the definition of a dependent for health benefit plans offered by certain university systems. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2856 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2922 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John Relating to selection of statewide competition locations by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3248 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to state agency procedures and policies to protect and properly destroy certain information that identifies an individual. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3270 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3753 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4046 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the confidentiality of student records. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
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 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 27 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the online broadcast of open meetings of institutions of higher education. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 33 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the offense of hazing. House: Public Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
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 170 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 177 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the governance of public institutions of higher education in this state. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
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 289 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 445 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to public agreements or contracts related to United Nations Agenda 21. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 598 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to improvements on private property for public private partnerships. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 781 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for certain university systems and the component institutions of those systems. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1033 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to relating to the definition of a dependent for health benefit plans offered by certain university systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1455 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to certain required reports, plans, and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1732 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to state contracting standards and oversight for purchases made by certain state agencies and institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1767 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to certain required reports, plans, and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 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 1856 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to confidentiality of student records. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 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 31 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain requirements applicable to meetings of the governing board of a general academic teaching institution or a state university system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 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 360 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to certain requirements of public institutions of higher education regarding student organization membership. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 443 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the liability of certain public and private institutions of higher education for failure by an administrator to report child abuse or neglect; creating a civil penalty. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 480 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the use of sick leave by state employees who are attending educational activities of their children. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 507 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the discharge of a firearm across the property line of an educational facility; providing criminal penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 643 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the name of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 656 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the application of the public and private facilities and infrastructure law to a defense base development authority. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1077 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition in private vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1135 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding the production of and use of native seeds. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 1140 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain university systems to provide benefits to certain qualified individuals. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1229 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a statewide task force to address sexual assault occurring on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1251 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 1313 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on certain premises of or locations associated with schools or institutions of higher education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 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 1410 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to notification by an institution of higher education to a school district of certain students referred to developmental coursework. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1411 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to selection of certain statewide competition locations by the University Interscholastic League in a manner that provides equal access for institutions of higher education to students who exhibit academic or musical excellence. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1501 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the commemoration of September 11, 2001, at public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 1835 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2096 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the review and oversight of public and private partnership agreements and projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2388 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the application of certain contracting laws to a defense base development authority. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
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 2474 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to taxes and bonds for a junior college district branch campus. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 2668 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to requirements applicable to meetings of the governing board of certain junior college districts. House: Technology
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
HB 2713 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to making auxiliary and institutional funds of a state institution of higher education subject to legislative appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 2893 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John Relating to the use of a tax-exempt property of a higher education development foundation or an alumni association. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2909 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to access to public alternative high schools and high-school-level disciplinary alternative education programs for advising concerning postsecondary educational and training opportunities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3023 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to procedures to resolve complaints against faculty members at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3075 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the use of real property by the University of Houston--Sugar Land. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
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 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 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 3899 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the Texarkana College District. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 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 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 279 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to certain information about high-value data sets provided by state agencies to the Department of Information Resources. House: Technology
Senate: Open Government
Effective on 9/1/13
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 498 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to applying credit earned by a student at a general academic teaching institution to an associate's degree at a lower-division institution of higher education previously attended by the student. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 507 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to public and private facilities and infrastructure. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 561 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a study regarding school district transportation services and state and local resources available to fund those services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 667 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public. House: Higher Education
Senate: Open Government
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1165 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to the use of real property by the University of Houston--Sugar Land. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
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 1399 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the use of proceeds from a junior college district branch campus maintenance tax. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1486 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the authority of certain university systems to provide benefits to certain qualified individuals. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1525 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to including disability awareness training in risk management programs required for members and advisors of student organizations at postsecondary educational institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 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
SB 1741 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to training for and complaints regarding members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1855 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Lavender, George
Relating to the Texarkana College District. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1907 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al.
Relating to the transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition by concealed handgun license holders in private vehicles on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SR 1030 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Recognizing the importance of postsecondary education for persons with intellectual disabilities. Reported enrolled
HB 33 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public or private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 51 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to energy efficiency standards for certain buildings and to high-performance design, construction, and renovation standards for certain buildings and facilities of institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
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 216 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Texas Legislative Fellows Program for certain students enrolled in component institutions of The University of Texas System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 267 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to rate and damage schedules governing certain easements or other interests in land of The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 381 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the operation of a student health center of an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 428 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to access to campuses of public schools and institutions of higher education by foreign consuls. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 477 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission to participate in the establishment and operation of an affiliated nonprofit organization and provide grants. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 537 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to fair treatment of all providers of instructional materials to students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 859 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the educational scope of Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 992 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to excess undergraduate credit hours at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1016 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a requirement that public school counselors demonstrate knowledge of counseling regarding higher education to obtain a school counselor certificate. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1019 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to distinct certificate classes for public elementary school counselors and public secondary school counselors. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1176 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the use of motion sensor technology in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
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 1249 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain reports, communications, and publications involving the attorney general. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1318 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to meetings of the University of Houston System Board of Regents. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1386 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the public health threat presented by youth suicide and the qualification of certain persons serving as marriage and family therapists in school districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 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
HB 1845 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to counseling in response to alcoholic beverage violations by students at public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2167 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the definition of a postsecondary program in regard to non-baccalaureate career schools and colleges. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
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 2432 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to the creation of public and private facilities and infrastructure. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2538 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information regarding students of career schools or colleges and other educational entities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
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 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 2631 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the advanced research program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 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 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 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 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 3280 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to additional virtual instruction at public and private elementary and secondary schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 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 3517 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the administration and business affairs of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3591 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the confidentiality of information obtained by a compliance office of an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3697 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the establishment of a Service to Texas requirement for undergraduate students at public institutions of higher education and the establishment of a Service to Texas program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 129 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Notifying the U.S. Department of Education that certain career schools or colleges are legally authorized by the state of Texas to operate educational programs beyond secondary education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Signed by the Governor
SB 4 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to certification, continuing education, and appraisal of public school teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
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 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 74 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the disposition of surplus or salvage data processing equipment of a university system or an institution or agency of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 179 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the service area of the North Central Texas College District. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 247 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the authority of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission to participate in the establishment and operation of an affiliated nonprofit organization and provide grants. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 372 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to certain reports, communications, publications, and other documents involving the attorney general. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 464 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to tracking peace officer membership in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 465 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to retirement benefits of school district or institution of higher education peace officers under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 466 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a requirement that public school counselors demonstrate knowledge of counseling regarding higher education to obtain a school counselor certificate. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 528 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to meetings of the University of Houston System Board of Regents. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 633 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the educational scope of Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 711 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Vo, Hubert
Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information regarding students of career schools or colleges and other educational entities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Open Government, Select
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 873 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to rate and damage schedules governing certain easements or other interests in land of The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 988 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a cybersecurity, education, and economic development council. House: Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1031 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to design, construction, renovation, and energy efficiency standards for buildings. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1048 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the creation of public and private facilities and infrastructure. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1176 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the definition of a postsecondary program in regard to non-baccalaureate career schools and colleges. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
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 1327 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the confidentiality of information obtained by a compliance office of an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Open Government, Select
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 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 1487 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of career schools and colleges and requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to submit a report to the legislature. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
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 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
SB 1704 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to educator preparation programs. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
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 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
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
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 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 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 95 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the authority of certain private institutions of higher education to enter into mutual assistance agreements regarding the enforcement of state or local law. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 100 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to curriculum requirements in political science and American history at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 204 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary education plans of seniors at public high schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 230 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to exempting certain schools, nonprofit athletic or sports associations, municipally owned facilities, summer camps, places of worship, and fairgrounds from certain demand charges by transmission and distribution utilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 269 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to course credit for certain students at a public institution of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 330 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a nonvoting faculty regent to the board of regents of each state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 350 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to use of school district resources for athletic or instructional facilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Not again placed on intent calendar
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 426 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the name of Stephen F. Austin State University. 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 712 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university system or a state university. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 795 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 861 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain university systems to provide benefits to certain qualified individuals. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1085 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to an after-school pilot program offered by school districts to middle and junior high school students and their parents to prepare students for postsecondary education and training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1584 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a study regarding the establishment and administration of a legislative youth advisory council in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1767 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the use of motion sensor technology in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1942 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2014 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2234 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain judges to take the bar examination. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 2746 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the School of Ethics, Western Civilization, and American Traditions at The University of Texas at Austin. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2812 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the curriculum, funding, promotion, and economic impact of career and technology education in public educational institutions. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2823 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to eligible recipients of certain grants awarded by the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
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 2951 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to appropriations to certain public junior colleges affected by Hurricane Ike. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3308 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to the participation of other institutions of higher education in a dual usage education complex established by a junior college district. House: Higher Education
Senate: 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 3506 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the creation of the Public Education Management Institute of Texas. 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 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 3908 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain offenses involving public and private schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3956 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to use of sales and tax revenues by certain development corporations to promote higher education and job training opportunities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4048 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to an online list of work-study employment opportunities available to students at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4049 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to student Internet access to certain financial and academic information maintained by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 4304 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the granting or renewal of certain easements on or leases of certain university land. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 4480 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4617 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HJR 139 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan 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. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the offense of hazing. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 160 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 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 195 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to student Internet access to certain financial and academic information maintained by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 215 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Meeting cancelled
SB 226 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university system or a state university. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 291 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to hepatitis B vaccination for students enrolled in certain health-related courses of study at an institution of higher education. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 305 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to an online list of work-study employment opportunities available to students at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 482 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 596 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to the name of Stephen F. Austin State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 676 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 875 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to consideration of students' preferred class times in establishing course schedules at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1179 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer health benefit plans to students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1327 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the disposition of surplus data processing equipment of a university system or an institution or agency of higher education. House: State Affairs
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 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 1562 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to contracts entered into for the employment of the chief executive officer of a public institution of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 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 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 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 2046 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to requiring criminal history background checks for employees of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 2245 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to eliminating certain reporting requirements of university systems and institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2259 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2538 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the inclusion of certain financial information, including certain school district information, in an online database maintained by the comptroller. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 12 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SJR 35 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
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. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SB 7 81-1 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of certain employees, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. Filed
HB 85 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
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 122 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to promoting the importance of higher education in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 208 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the eligibility of students enrolled in joint credit or concurrent enrollment programs for extracurricular activities and University Interscholastic League competitions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 355 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 381 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the use of state institutions of higher education to provide training to state agency employees. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 501 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary education plans of seniors at public high schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 534 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to authorizing the lease or conveyance of certain real property owned by Amarillo College. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 826 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the use of motion sensor technology in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1213 80-0 (2007) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to mutual assistance agreements entered into by certain municipalities and private institutions of higher education for the purpose of enforcing state law and to additional powers, privileges, and immunities of peace officers employed by private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 1418 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the name of Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1536 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to job order contracts entered into by school districts, public institutions of higher education, navigation districts, and certain other governmental entities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1614 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the establishment and use of a columbarium on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1712 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to certain educational requirements applicable to the regulation of the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 1783 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the marketing of credit cards to students at a postsecondary institution and to certain young persons; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1878 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to longevity pay for certain campus peace officers employed by a state institution of higher education or public technical institute. House: Higher Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HB 1916 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to requiring all public institutions of higher education to use the common course numbering system. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1982 80-0 (2007) Author: Latham, Thomas | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Public Education Management Institute of Texas. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2009 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2128 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to sexual abuse and child molestation prevention training for certain public or private institutions of higher education employees and volunteers who work at programs for minors. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 2141 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 2237 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to grants and programs for dropout prevention, high school success, and college and workforce readiness in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 2279 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the purchase of energy-efficient light bulbs for certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: Government Reform Considered in Calendars
HB 2373 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2639 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to risk management programs for members and advisors of student organizations at public and private postsecondary educational institutions and to certain insurance requirements for fraternities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2658 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the development of college preparatory mathematics and science courses for use in public high schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2965 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to measures to reduce faculty substitutions of certain higher education textbooks. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3065 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a study on increasing the number of medical residency programs, medical residents, and physicians practicing medical specialties in this state. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3075 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the transfer of course credit between public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3087 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the development of applied mathematics and science courses for use in public high schools. House: Public Education Posting rule suspended
HB 3260 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the establishment of a center for the study of advanced instructional methods. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3322 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to a plan-to-plan transfer of certain assets from the TexaSaver 457 plan administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to a 457 plan created by an institution of higher education. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3430 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the availability of information about state expenditures and rules, including the creation of a state database containing information on state expenditures, and to certain comptroller reports, and to certain amounts received by institutions of higher education. House: Government Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3450 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to coordination of postsecondary curricula and to an academic planning Internet website to support academic progress by students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3484 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the programs and functions of The Texas A&M University System and Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3633 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation and administration of a community-based at-risk youth program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3828 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to performance incentive funding for institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .
HB 3924 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4005 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the creation of the Research Valley Innovation District. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4130 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the governance of certain state agencies. 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 159 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Requesting that the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker appoint a select commission on higher education and global competitiveness. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HJR 80 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board. House: Higher Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HR 2881 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2237. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 2891 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2237. Reported enrolled
SB 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to hepatitis B vaccination for students enrolled in certain health-related courses of study in an institution of higher education. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 38 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the composition of the Interagency Coordinating Council for HIV and Hepatitis. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 114 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 276 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 282 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to notice regarding the availability of programs under which a student may earn college credit in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 554 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to contracts entered into for the employment of a chief executive officer of a public institution of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 598 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to providing medical assistance to certain former foster care adolescents. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 776 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to certain educational requirements applicable to the regulation of the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 938 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to providing medical assistance to certain former foster care adolescents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1029 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to performance incentive funding for institutions of higher education. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
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 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 1054 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the conduct that constitutes hazing and to the application of hazing laws to certain former students of an educational institution. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1055 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishing a commission to study and report on the projected need for faculty at public and private institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1064 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1095 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to a study on increasing the number of medical residency programs, medical residents, and physicians practicing medical specialties in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1138 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to risk management programs for members and advisors of student organizations at public and private postsecondary educational institutions and to certain insurance requirements for fraternities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
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 1234 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to a master plan for higher education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1573 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the affordability of enrollment in public institutions of higher education and the availability of certain financial and academic information to students enrolled in those institutions. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1772 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to establishing a commission to study and report on a long-range plan for higher education in this state. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1939 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2039 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the governance of certain state agencies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 3 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Encouraging institutions of higher education to implement policies to safeguard the academic freedom of faculty and students. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SCR 27 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study issues relating to the higher education system in Texas. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SCR 47 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Requesting that the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker appoint a select commission on higher education and global competitiveness. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 9 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a district created to provide local funding to support public institutions of higher education to impose an ad valorem tax if approved by the voters of the district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1188 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2237. Reported enrolled
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 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 320 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the student enrollment required for the operation of Texas A&M University--Central Texas as an independent general academic teaching institution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 321 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University--Central Texas. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 328 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to promoting the importance of higher education in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 479 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of campus peace officers commissioned by The University of Texas at Austin and law enforcement agencies of the state and political subdivisions of the state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 487 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the regulation of time, place, and manner of speech at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 495 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the student enrollment required for the operation of Texas A&M University--Central Texas as an independent general academic teaching institution. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 591 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the privatization of waste removal service operations at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 613 79-0 (2005) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary education plans of seniors at public high schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 707 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to the ability of a home-rule municipality to sue and be sued. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 730 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to training for members of the governing boards of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 827 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the designation of research centers to evaluate state or federally funded education programs and the sharing of student data. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 868 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the establishment of a Center for Excellence in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education at Lamar University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 933 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to certain insurance for officers and employees of state agencies. House: Insurance
Senate: Government Organization
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1171 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to protecting students and employees at an institution of higher education from threatened acts of violence. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1173 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the regulation of the use of postsecondary credits and degrees, persons offering or granting certain postsecondary credits and degrees, and the manner of offering or granting those credits and degrees; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1311 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to requiring a course in multicultural or gender studies in baccalaureate degree programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1409 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority to change the name of component institutions of The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1737 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of a dual usage educational complex by a junior college district and other political subdivisions or institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1791 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to application of the hazing statutes to private institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1914 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to longevity pay for certain campus peace officers employed by a state institution of higher education or public technical institute. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1926 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the eligibility of students enrolled in courses for joint high school and college credit for extracurricular activities and University Interscholastic League competitions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1968 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2001 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2002 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2003 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2056 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the provision of voter registration applications to graduating high school students and incoming college students; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2274 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2442 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to power management software for state agencies and public institutions of higher education. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2488 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the sale of instructional materials and other merchandise to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2523 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by institutions of higher education. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2547 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the required public notice of the name of each finalist for the position of chief executive officer of an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2583 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to financial transaction awareness plans to be adopted by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2598 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to regulating the use and disclosure of social security numbers by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2701 79-0 (2005) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to higher education authorities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2805 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to an early college education program to provide at-risk and other students accelerated high school graduation and college credit. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2808 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the P-16 Council and to the functioning of certain educational programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2830 79-0 (2005) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to regulating the use and disclosure of social security numbers by school districts and institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3227 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the management of state agency vehicle fleets. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 3321 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to student and faculty representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3445 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 208 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Encouraging the board of regents of Texas Southern University to name a building, an outdoor plaza, or an interior space of honor on the campus after the Honorable Joe E. Moreno. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HJR 60 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HR 2302 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Urging Texas community colleges to offer an associate's degree with an emphasis on African American/Black Studies. Filed
SB 34 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the governing board of a state university or state university system and to the tuition rebate program for certain undergraduates at certain state institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 156 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University--Central Texas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 157 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the student enrollment required for the operation of Texas A&M University--Central Texas as an independent general academic teaching institution. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 238 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to training for members of the governing boards of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 420 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 435 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the education requirements for a justice of the peace. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 479 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to protecting students and employees at an institution of higher education from threatened acts of violence. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 511 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to public testimony at regular meetings of the governing board of a general academic teaching institution. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 634 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the compensation of administrators in public institutions of higher education and university systems. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 646 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of campus peace officers commissioned by The University of Texas at Austin and law enforcement agencies of the state and political subdivisions of the state. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
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 817 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to financial transaction awareness plans to be adopted by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 934 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system. Senate: Education Received from the Senate
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 1118 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority to change the name of component institutions of The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1133 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to posting notice online of the meetings of certain governmental bodies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/06
SB 1146 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to an early college education program to provide at-risk and other students accelerated high school graduation and college credit. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1177 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of a skills development program, including the reduction of and the imposition of assessments for the unemployment compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .
SB 1320 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the sovereign immunity and liability to be sued of a junior college district. Senate: State Affairs 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 1529 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to policies and measures to promote timely graduation of students from public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1561 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requirements imposed under the vehicle fleet management plan. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1594 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a small contractor assistance program for bidding on construction contracts at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1716 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
SB 1734 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the readmission of a student to an institution of higher education who leaves the institution to enter military service. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Left pending in committee
SB 1809 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Seaman, Gene
Relating to statewide evaluation of tech-prep consortia. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SCR 17 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Casteel, Carter
Requesting Texas institutes of higher education to offer education and research opportunities in viticulture and enology. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SJR 22 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SJR 26 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 94 79-1 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 95 79-1 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston--Downtown. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 96 79-1 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 105 79-1 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at San Antonio. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 107 79-1 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at San Antonio. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 114 79-1 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 73 79-1 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University--Commerce. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 80 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 81 79-1 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 82 79-1 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 83 79-1 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston--Downtown. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 35 79-2 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the sale of facilities of public institutions of higher education to real estate investment trusts. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 56 79-3 (2006) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to the compensation and benefits of public school employees, the academic and fiscal accountability of public schools, and the improvement of public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 126 79-3 (2006) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the eligibility of students enrolled in joint credit or concurrent enrollment programs for extracurricular activities and University Interscholastic League competitions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 1 79-3 (2006) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the compensation and benefits of public school employees, the academic and fiscal accountability of public schools, and the improvement of public schools. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
HB 55 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to sex offender registration requirements imposed on certain workers or students at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 268 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to application of the hazing statutes to private institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 391 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the participation of institutions of higher education in electronic government. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 511 78-0 (2003) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al. Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary educational plans of seniors at public high schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 613 78-0 (2003) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al. Relating to requiring institutions of higher education to use uniform grading methods for each class or section of the same course. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 719 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a voting student member on the board of regents of The University of Texas System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 760 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to requiring uniform admissions standards for undergraduate student admissions to an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 783 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to public participation in certain condemnation proceedings. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 933 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the granting of a charter for an open-enrollment charter school by a college or university. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1026 78-0 (2003) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to regulating the use of social security numbers by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1206 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a Higher Education Is In Your Future week in certain public schools. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1376 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the optional retirement program for certain employees of public institutions of higher education. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1446 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the eligibility of certain children for certain health benefit coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1566 78-0 (2003) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to lower-division and upper-division courses offered by Texas A&M University--Texarkana. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2109 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the adoption of the 21st Century Technology College and Careers Act. House: Economic Development Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2117 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to protecting students and employees at an institution of higher education from threatened acts of violence. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2123 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the membership of the board of regents of The University of Texas System and the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2218 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to electronic courses offered by public school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2393 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the governance and operation of The University of Texas at Arlington. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 2425 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; making appropriations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective according to its terms
HB 2427 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to workers' compensation self-insurance for certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2447 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the regulation of time, place, and manner of speech at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
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 2555 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to requiring a course in multicultural or gender studies in baccalaureate degree programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2645 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the compensation of administrators in public institutions of higher education and university systems. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2791 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the administration of the Texas Tech-Prep Program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2861 78-0 (2003) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the accountability of, and reporting by, 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 2956 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth Relating to a franchise tax credit for oil and gas producers that make financial contributions to institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
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 3216 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to requiring state institutions of higher education to develop plans for increasing the use of historically underutilized businesses in purchasing and contracting. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3219 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the implementation of an Internet-based platform for import and export activities of state agencies. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 3331 78-0 (2003) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the authority of a higher education authority or nonprofit instrumentality exercising the powers of a higher education authority to acquire, own, and operate facilities, to issue and execute bonds and other obligations, and to use the proceeds of those obligations for authorized purposes. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 92 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state university or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HR 501 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Directing the House Committee on Higher Education to conduct a study of the calculation of student grade point averages at public colleges and universities and of additional and modest fees that may be assessed on students who retake certain classes. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HR 1851 78-0 (2003) Author: Morrison, Geanie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 86. Reported enrolled
SB 28 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the collection and maintenance of bacterial meningitis immunization records by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 29 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to meetings of governing boards of public institutions of higher education held outside this state and to the manner in which certain meetings of those boards may be held. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Education
SB 86 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Point of order sustained
SB 87 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the participation of institutions of higher education in electronic government. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 111 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a voting student member on the board of regents of The University of Texas System. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 166 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to sex offender registration requirements imposed on certain higher education workers or students, to immunity for release of public information obtained as a result of those requirements, and to reports of status changes. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 253 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to the applicability of the Texas Youth Camp Safety and Health Act to facilities or programs operated by or on the campus of an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 476 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to application of the hazing statutes to private institutions of higher education; providing penalties. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 571 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the authority of the comptroller to conduct performance reviews of general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SB 632 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a statewide survey to obtain public school dropout data. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 754 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of higher education enhancement districts; authorizing a sales and use tax or a property tax. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 833 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Nixon, Joe
Relating to the application of the Charitable Immunity and Liability Act of 1987 to alumni associations and on-campus organizations. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 904 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the appointment by the governor of the presiding officers of the governing bodies of state agencies. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 927 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the eligibility of certain children for certain health benefit coverage. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1006 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring state institutions of higher education to develop plans for increasing the use of historically underutilized businesses in purchasing and contracting. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1044 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to supplemental pay for certain officers of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas who have obtained certain higher education degrees or an equivalent number of credit hours. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1089 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the eligibility of certain children for certain health benefit coverage. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1162 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the accountability of administrators in institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1258 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to local supplementation of state contributions to the optional retirement program for institutions of higher education and certain agencies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1259 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to deferred compensation plans for employees of regional education service centers and certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1332 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the regulation of time, place, and manner of speech in a state institution of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1343 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the regulation and operation of certain career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1485 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to tuition and fees charged by institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1541 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the accountability of, and reporting by, public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
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
SB 1717 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to the governance and operation of The University of Texas at Arlington. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Chair
SB 1778 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the authority of a higher education authority or nonprofit instrumentality exercising the powers of a higher education authority to acquire, own, and operate facilities, to issue and execute bonds and other obligations, and to use the proceeds of those obligations for authorized purposes. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1830 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the grade point average of and imposition of a fee on a student who repeats a course at a public institution of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1890 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the members of the boards of regents of The University of Texas System and The Texas A&M University System. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Education
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
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
HB 126 78-1 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to appropriations to the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 38 78-1 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to automatic admissions to public institutions of higher education by certain high school graduates. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 43 78-2 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to appropriations to the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 43 78-3 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to exempting private institutions of higher education from certain fees charged for programs or facilities for the control of excess or storm water. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HCR 11 78-3 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Urging U.S. Department of Homeland Security to designate a university-based center for homeland security in the State of Texas. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Signed by the Governor
SCR 1 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Memorializing the secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security to designate a university-based center for homeland security in the State of Texas. Filed
HB 18 78-4 (2003) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary educational plans of seniors at public high schools. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 62 77-0 (2001) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the authority of certain courts to try civil cases at institutions of higher education and other schools. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 82 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain taxable items sold by a qualified student organization affiliated with an institution of higher education. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 105 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas--Pan American. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 125 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to the mathematics section of the exit-level assessment for high school students and the replacement of the Texas Academic Skills Program with a program using components of certain secondary exit-level assessment instruments. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 266 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the conveyance of certain state property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 437 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by institutions of higher education. House: Pensions & Investments Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 897 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to certain programs to develop the technology workforce in Texas by supporting and promoting higher education in electrical engineering and computer science. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 930 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to a written policy regulating certain travel by students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 954 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to consideration of kinship to a student, former student, or donor in admissions to public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 972 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to charter schools and services provided to charter schools by regional education service centers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1011 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the transfer of the Amarillo campus of the Texas State Technical College System to Amarillo College. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1129 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the appointment of members of the governing board of a state university or university system. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1144 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to public school accountability and to measures to improve proficiency in certain subjects. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1151 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to providing information about bacterial meningitis to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1203 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage by state agencies and to workers' compensation insurance benefits provided by certain state agencies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1210 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to a feasibility study regarding the establishment of a school of law at the University of North Texas. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1211 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to a feasibility study regarding the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the University of North Texas. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1296 77-0 (2001) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
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 1417 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the University of North Texas System and the component institutions of that system. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1508 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to payment of educational incentive pay to certain fire fighters. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1545 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the operation, regulation, administration, and financing of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1645 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the use of certain transferred freshman-level credit courses to satisfy the requirements of the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1648 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to abolishing the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1685 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to a partnership or affiliation between certain entities and a general academic teaching institution or a medical and dental unit. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 1804 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to information on the performance of students attending public schools and institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1826 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to deferred compensation plans available to certain government employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1985 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of proprietary schools. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2137 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to an exception from regulation as a proprietary school. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2138 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the confidentiality of the location or sale price of certain real property sold or purchased by the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2165 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to the location of public education schools, programs, and classes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2238 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the closing of streets or alleys by institutions of higher education in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2277 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to contracts by certain educational institutions, state agencies, and local governments for energy conservation measures. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
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 2366 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to the mission of Prairie View A&M University. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
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 2499 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to limitations on the setting of education standards for law enforcement officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2547 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an exemption from or refund of tuition and fees for certain lower-division students enrolled at Texas Southern University and Prairie View A&M University. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2787 77-0 (2001) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to notifying students of institutions of higher education of emissions inspection requirements for certain vehicles and enforcement of vehicle inspection laws by those institutions. House: Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 2885 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to mandatory venue for actions brought against certain public institutions of higher education or against certain officers or employees of those institutions. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3261 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to the general property deposit paid by a student of a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3262 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to the application of the sales tax to certain food served to students at institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3300 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to the adoption of the 21st Century Technology College and Careers Act. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3301 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to venue for an action arising from a catastrophic incident at an institution of higher education. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3508 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a voting student member on the board of regents of The University of Texas System. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3568 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to the consolidation of The University of Texas System's institutions located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 3607 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the transfer of governance of certain public institutions of higher education to the University of North Texas System and the designation of the University of North Texas as a flagship university. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3701 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the requirement that certain off-campus housing for students of institutions of higher education be equipped with a fire protection sprinkler system; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 321 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Recalling S.B. No. 826 from the senate to the house. Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 22 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to certain claims against the state and agencies of the state. House: Civil Practices Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
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 1301 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 658. Reported enrolled
HR 1386 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1203. 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 71 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the compensation and reimbursement of expenses of members of the Midwestern State University board of regents. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 72 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the titles of the presiding officers of the board of regents of Texas Woman's University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
SB 73 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the removal of members of the board of regents of Midwestern State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 74 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Denny, Mary
Relating to the terms of members of the advisory board of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 76 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to meetings of the board of regents of Midwestern State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 77 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Denny, Mary
Relating to the removal of members of the board of regents of Texas Woman's University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 142 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the authority of a judge of a district or county court to try a civil case at an institution of higher education. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 158 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora
Relating to counseling public school students regarding higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 175 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to parking privileges for vehicles of certain veterans or the surviving spouses of certain veterans. House: Transportation
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Transportation
SB 208 77-0 (2001) 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
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 263 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Brown, Fred
Relating to a written policy regulating certain travel by students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 349 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 353 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to certain programs to develop the technology workforce in Texas by supporting and promoting higher education in engineering and computer science. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 386 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to updating references to the campuses of the Texas State Technical College System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 449 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the creation and administration of the research university fund and to eliminating the transfers to the higher education fund. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 576 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Relating to the University of North Texas System and the component institutions of that system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 586 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the creation of the Center for Transportation Safety as part of the Texas Transportation Institute. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 599 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to long-range planning for higher education. Senate: Education Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 606 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to annuities or investments for certain public employees. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 641 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the acquisition of goods and services by institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 826 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Relating to the location of public education schools, programs, and classes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 854 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to public school accountability. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 914 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to certain educational facilities and housing facilities owned by higher education authorities or by certain nonprofit entities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 989 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas
Relating to the mission of Prairie View A&M University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 1205 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the exemption of certain business enterprises and courses of instruction from proprietary school certification. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1260 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts to conduct performance reviews of general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1303 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to establishing in El Paso County a medical program for students of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1465 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the operation, regulation, and administration of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1471 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the application of the sales tax to certain food served to students at institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1472 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas
Relating to the general property deposit paid by a student of a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1818 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Telford, Barry
Relating to the authority of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System regarding real property, permanent improvements, and eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1841 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the requirement that certain off-campus housing for students of institutions of higher education be equipped with a fire protection sprinkler system; providing a penalty. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SR 1195 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 658. Reported enrolled
HB 177 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to establishing a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Laredo. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 198 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the consideration of certain matters in admissions to public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 220 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to participation in University Interscholastic League sponsored activities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 227 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to abolishing the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 335 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al. Relating to the prekindergarten program operated by the Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi Early Childhood Center. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 362 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the eligibility of certain higher education employees to participate in group programs under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 388 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to murder committed in certain places associated with a school or educational institution as a capital offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 420 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the application of the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 454 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Literacy Pilot Program to exempt certain students from tuition and fees at eligible institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Subcommittee members named
HB 471 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to a state government internship program for certain students in certain fields of higher education. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 498 76-0 (1999) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Relating to the expulsion of students for assault of school employees. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 527 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to providing scholarships to students at institutions of higher education who meet certain academic, citizenship, financial need, and other requirements. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 528 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 547 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of standardized test scores in making admissions determinations and in awarding scholarships and financial aid at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 648 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to providing public school students and their parents with information about higher education and financial aid opportunities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 722 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the number of certified peace officers employed by the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 746 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a report on certain higher education employees serving as expert witnesses in suits in which the state is a party. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
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 888 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to graduate level instruction at Texas A&M University at Galveston. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 889 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to establishing an institute for the preservation of history and culture at Prairie View A&M University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 893 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to prohibiting certain conduct by employees of institutions of higher education that may cause harm to students. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1027 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the authority of the board of regents of Texas Woman's University to levy fees for student centers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective with Fall Semester 1999
HB 1035 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the application to certain persons of the prohibition against the carrying of a concealed handgun on the premises of an institution of higher education. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1039 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the appointment of members of the governing board of a state university or university system. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1049 76-0 (1999) Author: Sadler, Paul
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to designating the Texas State Technical College System extension center in the city of Marshall as a campus of the system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1056 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of a member of the governing board of a public university system or institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Withdrawn from intent calendar
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 1106 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1114 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
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 1131 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to funding women's athletic programs within The University of Texas System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 1257 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the indemnification of certain personnel of certain institutions of higher education for admissions activities. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1259 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Regional Training, Research, and Economic Development Center. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1266 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the automatic admission of certain undergraduate transfer students. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1297 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to changing the names of Lamar University at Orange, Lamar University at Port Arthur, and Lamar University Institute of Technology. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1329 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to providing scholarships to students at institutions of higher education who meet certain academic requirements or agree to teach in a field with a critical teacher shortage. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1346 76-0 (1999) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the adoption of a junior college branch campus maintenance tax by certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1399 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the Teach for Texas Program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1433 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to expanding the TexShare library consortium. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1438 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the resale of used textbooks; providing a penalty. 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 1446 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to required multicultural course credit at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1451 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the Texas Troops to Teachers Program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1470 76-0 (1999) 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
HB 1559 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to the creation of the high priority program development fund to support vocational and technical education. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1726 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the issuance of bonds to finance or refinance certain facilities used by an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1768 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of constitutional funds established to support institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
HB 1804 76-0 (1999) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the automatic admission to certain public institutions of higher education of certain graduates of high schools operated by the United States Department of Defense. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective with Fall Semester 2000
HB 1840 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to acquire certain properties for campus expansion and other university purposes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1874 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the operation and administration of The University of Texas--Pan American. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1875 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the purchase or other acquisition of land by The University of Texas--Pan American. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
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 1945 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the creation of permanent funds for certain public health purposes conducted by institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1951 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the distribution of certain fees collected at medical schools, the establishment of a health care account for certain health education purposes, and the establishment of primary care mission statements, strategic plans, and reporting for medical schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2011 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the administration of the Texas Academic Skills Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
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 2029 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to establishing a workforce coordinator for each public junior college and public technical institute campus. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2042 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to providing financial incentives to veterinary college students and graduates who agree to practice in a rural county. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2089 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the establishment of a medical services fee at Midwestern State University. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2091 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the governance of Texas Southern University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2097 76-0 (1999) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to requiring an application for admission to a public institution of higher education as a requirement for graduation from high school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2127 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to exempting certain children of emergency medical services personnel killed in the line of duty from higher education tuition and fees. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2226 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the Texas Academy of Foreign Languages and Culture. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2269 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain charitable organizations performing certain functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/00
HB 2302 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Relating to student fees for bus services at Southwest Texas State University. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2401 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the establishment of voluntary workforce training programs for certain students. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2492 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to contracts for and the financing of energy conservation measures taken by state agencies and political subdivisions. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2528 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the support of graduate pharmacy education and resident pharmacists. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2547 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the operation of the Geo-Technology Research Institute. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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
HB 2592 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to notification to students of the law that grants automatic college admission to certain students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2664 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to authorizing private or independent institutions of higher education to operate a student debit card program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2727 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to tech-prep education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2783 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the funding of the Seaborne Conservation Corps or a similar program at Texas A&M University at Galveston. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2799 76-0 (1999) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to establishing date rape awareness week and providing related information to students at general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2806 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to establishing a mentoring program at the University of North Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2865 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the research university fund. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2867 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a program that allows institutions of higher education in Texas to match a scholarship offered to Texas students by out-of-state institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2960 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Delwin
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the evaluation of proposals for contracts by institutions of higher education for energy conservation measures. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2975 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the grade point average of and imposition of a fee on a student who repeats a course at a state institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2991 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to cooperative programs between school districts or institutions of higher education and the Texas Space Grant Consortium. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3109 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the creation and operation of a multicultural mathematics and science education cooperative to provide math and science training to Texas elementary school teachers and principals. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3142 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to exempting certain courses of instruction or review from proprietary school certification. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3178 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to coverage for certain health benefits under the Texas State College and University Employees Uniform Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3184 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to acquire by purchase, exchange, gift, or otherwise certain properties to be used for campus expansion and university purposes in The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3219 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by institutions of higher education. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3226 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the disposition of surplus and salvage property of certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3236 76-0 (1999) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to the use of the term "college" by certain educational institutions. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3314 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the requirements for the conveyance of an interest in real property from a political subdivision to an institution of higher education. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3316 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to donations and other transfers of real or personal property to institutions of higher education. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
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 3336 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to establishing a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in eastern Bexar County. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3395 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John Relating to state policy in public education and the effect of federal law on that state policy. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3439 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to health clinics on public school campuses. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3486 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for service for a private school or institution of higher education. House: Pensions & Investments No action taken in committee
HB 3525 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the continued independence of Texas Southern University. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3593 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Chiropractic College as a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 3643 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to open-enrollment charter schools that deliver educational services through distance learning courses. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3644 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to university charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3651 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a partnership or affiliation between certain entities and a general academic teaching institution or a medical and dental unit. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
HB 3665 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the provision of post-secondary education and training services to be offered by the Texas Commission for the Blind. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3715 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Relating to the definition of higher education institutions under the Higher Education Coordinating Act of 1965. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3762 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to granting college credit for completion of the Texas Youth Commission resocialization program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HCR 83 76-0 (1999) Author: Corte, Frank Granting Paul Herbig permission to sue the state and Texas A&M University. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HCR 143 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Encouraging Texas colleges and universities to apply existing research resources to finding new affordable solutions to address water scarcity and quality problems, including salinity and fecal coliform, in the Rio Grande. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HR 1014 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 2025. Reported enrolled
HR 1091 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 713. Reported enrolled
HR 1093 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Directing the House Committee on Higher Education to study and make recommendations on the calculation of college and university student grade point averages for courses retaken and to explore additional affordable fees for repeating courses. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HR 1094 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1945. Reported enrolled
HR 1258 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 713. House: Rules & Resolutions Referred to Rules & Resolutions
SB 37 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to student financial aid, including the consolidation or repeal of student aid and grant programs and the creation of grant programs to provide financial assistance to students at institutions of higher education who meet certain academic, citizenship, financial need, and other requirements. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 98 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to providing scholarships for students at institutions of higher education who meet certain academic and other requirements. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 192 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to contracts with and compensation of administrators of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 210 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to directing certain higher education research programs to address environmental issues affecting the Texas-Mexico border region. House: Higher Education
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective immediately
SB 237 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to providing public school students and their parents with information about higher education and financial aid opportunities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 282 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the automatic admission of certain undergraduate transfer students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 332 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to authorizing institutions of higher education to impose a fee to support Washington, D.C., internships and abolishing the Texas-Washington, D.C., Intern Scholarship Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 344 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to graduate level instruction at Texas A&M University at Galveston. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Withdrawn from 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 502 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Najera, Manny
Relating to the use of the term "college" by certain educational institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 510 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to notification to students of the law that grants automatic college admission to certain students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective with 1999-2000 school year
SB 584 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to establishing the Hope adult literacy grant program to be funded by revenue from a special lottery game. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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
SB 625 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the indemnification of certain personnel of certain institutions of higher education for admissions activities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 626 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 636 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Relating to concurrent enrollment agreements between junior colleges and private high schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 669 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to certain contracting procedures for school districts and institutions of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 692 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to expanding the TexShare library consortium. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Education
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 722 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the establishment of a high technology training program by the Texas State Technical College System. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 723 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the Texas Academy of Foreign Languages and Culture. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 751 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Crownover, Ronny
Relating to the creation and composition of the University of North Texas System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 795 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the disposition of surplus and salvage property of certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
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 811 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to establishing the Texas Commission on Participation in Education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 857 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax on amusement services provided by certain educational institutions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 900 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to student fees at the University of North Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 931 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the support of graduate pharmacy education and resident pharmacists. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 940 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Green, Rick
Relating to student fees for bus services at Southwest Texas State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective with Fall Semester 1999
SB 979 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the establishment of a medical services fee at Midwestern State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective with Fall Semester 1999
SB 980 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Longoria, John
Relating to the creation and operation of a multicultural mathematics and science education cooperative to provide math and science training to Texas elementary school teachers and principals. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 988 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the participation of The University of Texas--Pan American in the engineering excellence fund. Senate: Education Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
SB 989 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the purchase or other acquisition of land by The University of Texas--Pan American. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Referred to Land and Resource Management
SB 1026 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to cooperative programs between certain educational institutions under which students may work at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1027 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to tech-prep education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
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 1088 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the creation of the Texas Tech University System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1104 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to acquire certain properties for campus expansion and other university purposes. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1183 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to providing financial incentives to veterinary college students and graduates who agree to practice in a rural county. House: Higher Education
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
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 1289 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to donations and other transfers of real or personal property to institutions of higher education. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1290 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the requirements for the conveyance of an interest in real property from a political subdivision to an institution of higher education. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1318 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the evaluation of proposals for contracts by institutions of higher education for energy conservation measures. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1343 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the issuance of bonds to finance or refinance certain facilities used by an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1373 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for service for a private school or institution of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1397 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the creation of a virtual university to assist elected officials of rural local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1420 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to acquire by purchase, exchange, gift, or otherwise certain properties to be used for campus expansion and university purposes in The University of Texas System. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1431 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the initiation of or the affiliation with certain entities by a university system, a general academic teaching institution, or a medical and dental unit. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 1451 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the disposition of surplus and salvage property of certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1493 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the research university fund. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1569 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the leasing of classroom space for an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 1617 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to educational technology. House: Public Education
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1651 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Chiropractic College as a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1747 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the funding of the Seaborne Conservation Corps or a similar program at Texas A&M University at Galveston. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1780 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the creation of the high priority program fund to support vocational and technical education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1809 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the eligibility of certain higher education employees to participate in group programs under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1841 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the abolition of the Texas eminent scholars program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1853 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to reports on the degree, certificate, or other enrollment status of public junior college students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1859 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Woman's University System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1861 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to defining a private or independent institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1878 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the allocation of certain constitutional funds to certain institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Meeting cancelled
SCR 9 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Endorsing the establishment of the Texas Institute of Science and Technology. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
SCR 39 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Encouraging Texas colleges and universities to apply existing research resources to finding new affordable solutions to address water scarcity and quality problems, including salinity and fecal coliform, in the Rio Grande. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SCR 73 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Granting Dr. Terry Myers permission to sue the state and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 78 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Creating the Special Commission on Twenty-First Century Colleges and Universities. Senate: Education Received from the Senate
SCR 90 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B.4. Signed by the Governor
SR 1076 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 2025. Record vote
SR 1086 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1945. Record vote
SR 1089 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 713. Reported enrolled
SR 1161 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 713. Reported enrolled
HB 63 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to student debit card programs operated by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 91 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to the control and management of university property by the board of regents of Midwestern State University. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 144 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to required multicultural course credit at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 146 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the transfer to the state of Paul Quinn College to become an institution of higher education under the governance of the board of regents of Texas Southern University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 148 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the distribution of condoms at public and private institutions of higher education. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 184 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to requiring the editorial governing boards and staff of student publications at public institutions of higher education to reflect the diversity of this state. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 231 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the resale of used textbooks; providing a penalty. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 232 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the Multiculturism Curriculum Task Force. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 275 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to financial assistance for certain intercollegiate athletes. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 401 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to providing a uniform undergraduate admission application form for four-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Subcommittee members named
HB 402 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the evaluation and improvement of remedial academic programs in public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 509 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to considering high school ratings in undergraduate admissions and scholarship awards at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 510 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of conflicts of interest regarding gifts to and the naming of facilities by university systems or their components. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 588 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Relating to uniform admission and reporting procedures for institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 597 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to admission policies at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 762 75-0 (1997) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to offenses involving the preparation, sale, or distribution of certain academic materials for profit. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 805 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to establishing policy boards for certain public institutions of higher education to assist in the governance of those institutions. House: Higher Education Committee report filed with Chief Clerk
HB 809 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to the change of name of Corpus Christi State University to Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi and to eliminating certain obsolete provisions relating to the university. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 858 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to providing for open enrollment for a portion of those persons admitted as undergraduates at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 864 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to coverage under group health benefit plans for certain students. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 978 75-0 (1997) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the eligibility of certain higher education employees to participate in group programs under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1036 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to application of the capitol view corridors to construction, renovation, and equipment of Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1129 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the transfer of credit for certain junior college courses to other institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1140 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to academic testing of students in proprietary schools. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1207 75-0 (1997) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to the transfer of the University of Central Texas to The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1258 75-0 (1997) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by educational institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1316 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the investment of assets by the guardian of an estate. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1380 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the enforcement of certain traffic laws by private institutions of higher education. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1404 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the authority of public institutions of higher education to offer courses by distance learning. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1535 75-0 (1997) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al. Relating to courses and programs that may be offered at the University of Houston-Downtown. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1549 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the provision of postsecondary educational opportunities to certain state inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1591 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the establishment of a trust fund to provide scholarships to economically or educationally disadvantaged students studying outside the United States. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 1592 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to a state government internship program for certain students in certain fields of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1698 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the basic skills assessment of students of institutions of higher education and to programs for students in need of enrichment in basic skills. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1699 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the calculation of the grade point average of a student who repeats a course at an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1726 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to an integrated pest management program at an institution of higher education or school district. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1779 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the Real Estate Research Center. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1795 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to The University of Texas at Tyler. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1938 75-0 (1997) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of certain employees of educational institutions. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1940 75-0 (1997) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities at Lamar University at Beaumont. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2010 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to restrictions on the extension of athletic scholarships or similar financial assistance at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2053 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the expenditures of funds for private club memberships by an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2114 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to admission policies for certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2146 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to studying minority participation in public higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2238 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to evidence of discrimination in a suit involving university admissions. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2267 75-0 (1997) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to changing the name of the Institute for Urban Studies at the University of Houston to the Center for Public Policy. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2331 75-0 (1997) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to uniform admission and reporting procedures for institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 2332 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to permitting the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to convey an interest in certain real property to a political subdivision located in Hidalgo County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2381 75-0 (1997) Author: Roman, Bill Relating to speed limits on highways near institutions of higher education. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2425 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to a cause of action for violation of collegiate athletic association rules by certain regional collegiate athletic associations. House: Civil Practices Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2432 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to exempting certain students from the Texas Academic Skills Program testing. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2471 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to establishing a center for the study and prevention of juvenile crime and delinquency at Prairie View A&M University. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2544 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the power of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System to designate Texas A&M University at Galveston as a branch campus of Texas A&M University. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2564 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to acquire by purchase, exchange, gift, or otherwise certain properties to be used for campus expansion and university purposes in The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2616 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the erection of statues of distinguished Texans on the campus of Texas Tech University. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2646 75-0 (1997) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to authorizing the Texas Engineering Extension Service to participate in the skills development fund. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2652 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to creating a special college program to assist certain persons to complete a college degree. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2721 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the TexShare library consortium. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2725 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of standardized test scores in making admissions determinations and in awarding scholarships and financial aid for certain persons at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2801 75-0 (1997) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to certain payroll deductions for employees of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
HB 2884 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the archives of the governor's office. House: State, Federal & International Relations Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2890 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to admission policies for certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2944 75-0 (1997) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to designating the Texas State Technical College System extension center in the city of Marshall as a campus of the system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3001 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to minimum requirements for participation in intercollegiate athletics at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3005 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the governance and operation of Prairie View A&M University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3049 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to the prekindergarten program operated by the Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi Early Childhood Center. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3058 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to a study of admission and graduation rates at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3091 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to juvenile justice programs at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 3098 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to providing for courses in community service at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 3108 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to the Board for Lease of University Lands, the leasing, management, and administration of certain public lands, and related fees and penalties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3125 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to student participation in the selection or retention of food service providers at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3209 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the punishment for certain assaults committed against rules officials assigned to officiate interschool athletic competitions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3217 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a study of the effects of racial and ethnic discrimination on higher education in this state and on the appropriateness of state measures to remedy those effects in admissions and financial aid determinations. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3297 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to monitoring the performance of students at institutions of higher education who participate in intercollegiate athletics. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 3418 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3530 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to energy savings projects for school districts, institutions of higher education, and state agencies. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3596 75-0 (1997) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to providing a tax-exempt benefit plan to cover educational expenses to employees of state agencies. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HCR 24 75-0 (1997) Author: Serna, Gilbert Encouraging Texas colleges and universities to include antiviolence education in their curriculum. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HCR 97 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester Requesting Prairie View A&M University to name its Cooperative Extension Building the Hoover Carden Cooperative Extension Building. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 121 75-0 (1997) Author: Flores, Kino Directing the State Board for Educator Certification to study the ExCET exam. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 12 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Reyna, Arthur
Relating to the certification of peace officers as special officers for mental health assignment. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 69 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to the control and management of university property by the board of regents of Midwestern State University. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 150 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to providing common undergraduate admission application forms for certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 151 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to a secondary assessment instrument for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 152 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to certain reports on the academic performance of students at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 177 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to uniform admission and reporting procedures for institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 274 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the operation of The University of Texas at Brownsville. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 295 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the evaluation and improvement of remedial academic programs in public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 296 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to providing a uniform undergraduate admission application form for four-year public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 438 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to application of the capitol view corridors to construction, renovation, and equipment of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 488 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the calculation of the grade point average of a student who repeats a course at an institution of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 572 75-0 (1997) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of the University of Central Texas to The Texas A&M University System or other university system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 583 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the construction or repair of facilities by school districts and institutions of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 591 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to courses and programs at the University of Houston-Downtown. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 698 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to research relating to transportation facilities conducted by public senior colleges and universities for the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 729 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Academic Skills Program for students at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Point of order sustained
SB 730 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to changing the name of the Institute for Urban Studies at the University of Houston to the Center for Public Policy. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 811 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the use of certain telecommunications facilities of institutions of higher education to assist small business. House: Higher Education
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Point of order sustained
SB 816 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the change of name of Corpus Christi State University to Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi and to eliminating certain obsolete provisions relating to the university. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 821 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to offenses involving the preparation, sale, or distribution of certain academic materials for profit. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 840 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to The University of Texas at Tyler. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SB 906 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the admission standards, tuition, fees, and governing boards of institutions of higher education and university systems and to testing and remedial education by general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1016 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Roman, Bill
Relating to speed limits on highways near institutions of higher education. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1032 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to centers for technology development and transfer. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1040 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to programs of institutions of higher education that address small business research and development. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1044 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the change of the name of Texas A&I University to Texas A&M University--Kingsville. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1045 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the change of name of Corpus Christi State University to Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi and to eliminating certain obsolete provisions relating to the university. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1185 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to establishing a center for the study and prevention of juvenile crime and delinquency at Prairie View A&M University. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1201 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to acquire by purchase, exchange, gift, or otherwise certain properties to be used for campus expansion and university purposes in The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 1219 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the power of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System to designate Texas A&M University at Galveston as a branch campus of Texas A&M University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1306 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to academic testing of students in proprietary schools. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1328 75-0 (1997) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to the eligibility of certain higher education employees to participate in group programs under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1354 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the Board for Lease of University Lands, the leasing, management, and administration of certain public lands, and related fees and penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/98
SB 1419 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to restrictions on the admission of certain persons promised or granted an athletic scholarship or similar financial assistance at a general academic teaching institution. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1460 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Telford, Barry
Relating to the establishment of excess benefit plans in connection with the optional retirement program for higher education employees. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1479 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Roman, Bill | et. al.
Relating to civil immunity for volunteers for institutions of higher education. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1518 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas High Technology Partnership Center. House: Economic Development
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Placed on General State Calendar
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
SB 1621 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the disposition of the City of Lubbock's auditorium-coliseum complex located on real property conveyed to the municipality by Texas Tech University. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1702 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the records of the executive office of the governor. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1712 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira
Relating to authorizing the Texas Engineering Extension Service to participate in the skills development fund. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1811 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to energy conservation measures by institutions of higher education, including the financing of such measures. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1851 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the violation of a rule of a national collegiate athletic association. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1868 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1872 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the Minority Doctoral Incentive Program. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SCR 42 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Encouraging business schools and business programs at Texas colleges and universities to increase their course offerings to include courses that focus on small and medium-sized businesses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SCR 75 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Authorizing the creation of a commission to study the creation of an institution of higher education to be located in the southern portion of the County of Dallas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SR 913 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Authorizing the creation of a commission to study the creation of an institution of higher education to be located in the southern portion of Dallas County. Reported enrolled
HB 22 74-0 (1995) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to a discount on motor vehicle insurance premiums for certain students based on academic achievement. House: Insurance Withdrawn from calendar
HB 31 74-0 (1995) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the calculation of the grade point average of a student who repeats a course at an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 59 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to required multicultural course credit at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 60 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the distribution of condoms at public and private institutions of higher education. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 63 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to requiring the editorial governing boards and staff of student publications at public institutions of higher education to reflect the diversity of this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 85 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the development of distance learning and related activities by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 114 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the testing and remedial education of certain students enrolling in public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 133 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to a requirement that a student enrolled in a general academic teaching institution serve as an assistant to a public school teacher. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 205 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Renato | et. al. Relating to the appointment or employment of veterans and certain relatives of veterans by public entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 334 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the state's official marine education center. House: Public Education
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 420 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the admission standards, tuition, fees, and governing boards of institutions of higher education and university systems and to testing and remedial education by general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 494 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the regulation of certain self-help beauty courses. House: Public Health Posting rule suspended
HB 495 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to abandoned personal property at private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 596 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to exempting sales by university and college student organizations from the state sales tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 649 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to institutions of higher education that may offer alcoholic beverage seller training programs. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1006 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the issuance of bonds by Stephen F. Austin State University. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1151 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a historically black or Hispanic college or university library improvement trust fund. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1250 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to training for members of the governing boards of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1313 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the Texas Seafood-Linked Industries Research, Educational, and Consumer Safety Program; making an appropriation. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1327 74-0 (1995) Author: Alvarado, Leo | et. al. Relating to appropriations to an institution of higher education for energy costs. House: Appropriations Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1465 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of the governing bodies of certain public institutions of higher education to close streets or alleys running through the campuses of those institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately

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