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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 42 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities offering postsecondary tuition assistance. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 66 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to determining eligibility for a Texas Armed Services Scholarship and to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive that scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 264 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to public outreach materials to foster awareness of certain public school curriculum requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 364 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers and fire fighters from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 393 85-0 (2017) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 653 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 759 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the establishment of a tuition and fee payment program for certain adopted children enrolled in career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 796 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the work-study student mentorship program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 836 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to a requirement that certain participating institutions under the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board provide loan debt information to certain students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 846 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the implementation of student financial assistance programs for veterans and their families. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1007 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1117 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to eligibility for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
HB 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 1590 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel dependents. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1947 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Scholarship Program for certain students at participating two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2290 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Returning Adult Student Grant Program for certain students enrolled in baccalaureate degree programs at certain postsecondary educational institutions. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2421 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to an annual report on employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2536 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to information about certain veterans and their dependents reported by institutions of higher education to the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2537 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to requiring public schools to provide information to certain students on the availability of financial assistance for postsecondary education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2613 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to authorization for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to refinance education loans under its student loan program and to use bond proceeds under that program for that purpose. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2705 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to alternative education loans and to the use of higher education private activity bonds by qualified alternative education loan lenders. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2750 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2917 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of a scholarship program to support study abroad by students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3083 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3119 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to funding sources for the repayment of certain speech-language pathologist and audiologist education loans. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3179 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of
HB 3247 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3396 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to establishing a pilot project to offer student loans for certain courses offered by a public junior college. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3766 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions or waivers at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3808 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals and to the conduct that constitutes the practice of psychology. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4106 85-0 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS Grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 4241 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to measures to ensure certain adopted students are informed regarding their eligibility for tuition and fee exemptions at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 155 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3808. Signed by the Governor
SB 18 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to public institutions of higher education setting aside portions of designated tuition for student financial assistance. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 19 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to performance-based tuition limitations for and a temporary limitation on the amount of tuition and fees charged by certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 32 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas B-On-time student loan program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 33 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS Grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 49 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 141 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 204 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 247 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to funding sources for the repayment of certain speech-language pathologist and audiologist education loans. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 331 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Relating to the temporary approval of a private or independent college or university to continue to participate in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 377 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program. House: Human Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
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 439 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 885 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the maximum number of semester credit hours allowed for and funding sources used to supplement a TEXAS grant and to the removal of obsolete references related to the Teach for Texas grant program. Senate: Higher Education Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 886 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program. Senate: Higher Education Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 887 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to a requirement that certain participating institutions under the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board provide loan debt information to certain students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 909 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for students enrolled in accelerated, affordable baccalaureate programs at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 950 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to tuition and fee exemptions or waivers at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1060 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1103 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of the Texas Returning Adult Student Grant Program for certain students enrolled in baccalaureate degree programs at certain postsecondary educational institutions. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1119 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to an annual report on employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1380 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to alternative education loans and to the use of higher education private activity bonds by qualified alternative education loan lenders. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1419 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to eliminating the automatic admission of students to certain public institutions of higher education and scholarships for certain students who qualify for automatic admission. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1467 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
House passage as amended reported
SB 1509 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to eligibility requirements for the repayment of certain mental health professional education loans. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1546 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the implementation of student financial assistance programs for veterans and their families. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 1799 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to the student loan default prevention and financial aid literacy pilot program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1850 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to public outreach materials to foster awareness of certain public school curriculum requirements. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2048 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W.
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the repeal of a related bond program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2082 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to the work-study student mentorship program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 2182 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to measures to increase participation in state programs relating to saving money or prepaying for college. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SJR 24 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for certain excess revenue to be dedicated toward contributions to state retirement systems, the health benefit plan for retired education employees and their dependents, the Texas tomorrow fund, the permanent school fund, and the permanent university fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 56 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding a transfer of money from the economic stabilization fund to the permanent fund supporting military and veterans exemptions to fund tuition and fee exemptions for children of veterans. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 357 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to requiring a school district to give notice to new classroom teachers of the ability to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 7 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain taxes, assessments, surcharges, and fees. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 117 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the portion of designated tuition set aside to provide student financial assistance at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 209 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 337 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for books and magazines purchased, used, or consumed by certain university and college students. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 375 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of designated tuition for student financial assistance at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 450 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 494 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 530 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 586 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 700 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the repeal of the Texas B-On-time student loan program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 727 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which high school students may accrue prepaid tuition units at public institutions of higher education by completing certain community service activities. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 952 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program and to permitting an institution of higher education to use B-On-time tuition set-asides to provide financial assistance to students of the institution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 990 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1209 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to funding sources for the repayment of certain speech-language pathologist and audiologist education loans. 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 1325 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program to permit a portion of tuition set-asides to be used to fund tuition exemptions for veterans and other student financial assistance. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 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 1895 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to scholarship and insurance payments for student athletes at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1896 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant program. House: Higher Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2365 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirements for employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2396 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to eliminating requirements that certain public institutions of higher education set aside portions of tuition for student loan repayment programs for certain physicians and state attorneys. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2402 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2423 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2434 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2517 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Scholarship Program for certain students at two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2624 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the effects of default on a student loan administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on renewal of certain licenses. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2790 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to measures to ensure certain adopted students are informed regarding their eligibility for tuition and fee exemptions at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3027 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based baccalaureate degree programs at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
HB 3073 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3506 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 3703 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3733 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the establishment of a tuition and fee reimbursement program for certain adopted children enrolled in career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3766 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3844 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HJR 137 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for certain excess revenue to be dedicated toward contributions to state retirement systems, the health benefit plan for retired education employees and their dependents, the Texas tomorrow fund, the permanent school fund, and the permanent university fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 43 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 117 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 239 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 358 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 464 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to eliminating provisions authorizing or requiring public institutions of higher education to set aside portions of tuition for student financial assistance and other purposes. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 686 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to the Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 869 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program and to permitting an institution of higher education to use B-On-time tuition set-asides to provide financial assistance to students of the institution. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 947 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1276 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain statutorily dedicated fees and assessments. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1312 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based online or other distance education baccalaureate degree programs at certain private institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1351 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to transferring to the Texas Workforce Commission certain duties of the comptroller related to the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1429 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1438 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to funding sources for the repayment of certain speech-language pathologist and audiologist education loans. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1656 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1750 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the requirements for employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SJR 37 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for certain excess revenue to be dedicated toward contributions to state retirement systems, the health benefit plan for retired education employees and their dependents, the Texas tomorrow fund, the permanent school fund, and the permanent university fund. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 66 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which high school students may accrue prepaid tuition units at public institutions of higher education by completing certain community service activities. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 81 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of children and other dependents of certain military personnel or veterans for tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 171 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 172 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 501 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 599 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to educator retention at certain public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 644 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to common requirements applicable to waivers, exemptions, and other tuition or fee benefits. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 660 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the provision of scholarships, bonuses, and wage supplementation to certain child-care workers. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 830 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the portion of designated tuition set aside to provide student financial assistance at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 969 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child protective services workers. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 976 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the use of money from Veterans' Land Board funds to provide educational benefits to veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 1004 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to an electronic system adopted and maintained by public institutions of higher education to employ a person to track the academic progress of military veterans or their family members receiving student financial assistance. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 1033 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to eligibility for tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel, veterans, and dependents residing in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1061 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the repeal of the statutory authority for the State Medical Education Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1073 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain graduate programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1629 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to information prepared by the Texas Education Agency for public school students regarding institutions of higher education in this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1752 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to creating the Texas Teacher Residency Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1868 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to conditioning certain TEXAS grant awards on a grant recipient's participation in a student engagement program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1892 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2322 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to an emergency loan program at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2468 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to financial aid. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2550 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the consolidation of the Higher Education Enrollment Assistance Program and the Higher Education Assistance Plan and the transfer of certain enrollment assistance duties to institutions of higher education and to measures to enhance medical education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2551 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the repeal of the Texas B-On-time student loan program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2755 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to student financial assistance for certain students of WGU Texas or similar online nonprofit colleges or universities. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2829 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the applicability of the TEXAS grant program to institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3198 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to suits for default on a student loan administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3265 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program to permit a portion of tuition set-asides to be used to fund tuition exemptions for veterans and other student financial assistance. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3268 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain peace officers and firefighters. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3341 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a requirement that public institutions of higher education provide a student receiving student financial assistance an annual disclosure regarding the status of the student's financial assistance. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 3372 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program and to permitting an institution of higher education to retain excess B-On-time tuition set-asides to provide financial assistance to students of the institution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3544 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to higher education for veterans and their families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3663 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of medical school tuition for the physician education loan repayment program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3827 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the initial eligibility requirements for a TEXAS grant for certain economically disadvantaged students enrolling in public institutions of higher education or public technical institutes. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HJR 75 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the use of available Veterans' Land Board money for the payment of educational benefits for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HJR 79 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate an obsolete requirement for a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 131 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HR 3056 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1158. Reported enrolled
SB 431 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of designated tuition for student financial assistance at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 490 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Relating to the expiration of tuition equalization grant requirements for grants awarded before the 2005-2006 academic year. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 620 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 653 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 680 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to a pilot program to improve student loan default rates and financial aid literacy among postsecondary students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 737 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child protective services workers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 838 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to giving priority to United States citizens and permanent resident aliens in awarding state-funded student financial assistance. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 976 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the temporary approval of an institution to participate in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1158 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to higher education for veterans and their families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
See remarks for effective date
SB 1210 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions and waivers at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1258 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to improving access to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1543 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program to permit a portion of tuition set-asides to be used to fund tuition exemptions for veterans and other student financial assistance. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1616 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorizing a school district to establish a higher education scholarship endowment; authorizing a tax. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1617 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to providing loan repayment assistance for physicians providing services to certain patients. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1668 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1720 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to the Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program for teachers who agree to teach mathematics or science in certain school districts in this state. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SJR 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SR 1079 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1158. Reported enrolled
HB 10 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 373 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of a program at the University of North Texas to provide financial incentives to certain students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 374 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 375 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to establishing veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 448 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which high school students may accrue prepaid tuition units at public institutions of higher education by completing certain community service activities. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 573 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a TEXAS grant pilot project to provide incentives for students to attend certain underutilized public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 587 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of designated tuition for student financial assistance at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 653 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain graduate programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 987 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to a physician residency grant program and other programs to support graduate medical education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1387 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits and to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1520 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the determination of student priority in awarding TEXAS grants. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1521 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the treasury. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1585 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to certain eligibility requirements of the Teach for Texas Loan Repayment Assistance Program. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1630 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to funding the TEXAS grant program at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1908 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain providers of correctional health care. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1927 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits and to the determination of resident status of and tuition rates for students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1963 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the funding of scholarships by license fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2036 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to certain competitive scholarships at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2121 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to educator retention at certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2314 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2345 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to financial assistance for resident undergraduate and graduate students. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2517 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to eligibility for state credits for college tuition and fees for public high school students who receive diplomas by demonstrating early readiness for college. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
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 2688 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to tuition and scholarships and fee exemptions for certain members of the armed services and certain military veterans attending institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Left pending in committee
HB 2905 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel, veterans, and dependents residing in this state. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2906 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the amount of a tuition equalization grant. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2907 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the requirements for and procedures governing tuition equalization grants. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2911 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to guaranteed student loans and alternative education loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2912 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the administration of certain supplemental student loan programs and the issuance of private activity bonds by qualified nonprofit corporations. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2918 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to debt collection for unpaid child support against student financial assistance proceeds. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2999 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a fixed tuition rate program for certain students who transfer to a state university after completing an associate degree program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3074 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to eligibility for tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel, veterans, and dependents residing in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3185 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits for use at a public or private institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3227 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3470 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 3515 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3577 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to eligibility requirements for the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3578 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to clarification of the authorized uses for loans under public institution of higher education emergency loan programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3579 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3587 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3612 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the administration of the Texas Save and Match Program to assist qualifying beneficiaries under the state's prepaid tuition plans and college savings plans and to the treatment of a beneficiary's assets under prepaid tuition plans and college savings plans in determining eligibility for student financial assistance and other assistance programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3624 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the eligibility of educational aides for tuition exemptions at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 3631 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the imposition of certain conditions and limitations on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3708 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to measures regarding high school completion and enrollment in higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
HJR 130 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Meeting requirements of the United States Department of Education concerning federal student aid by naming private institutions of higher education in the State of Texas that are authorized to operate educational programs beyond secondary education, including programs leading to a degree or certificate. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Signed by the Governor
HR 2721 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 40. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 32 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the consolidation of related higher education programs governing tuition, fee exemptions, and waivers respective to specific target populations. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 40 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 145 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for nurses employed as faculty members at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 168 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 298 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of designated tuition for student financial assistance at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 444 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of designated tuition for student financial assistance at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 560 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel, veterans, and dependents residing in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SB 639 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel, veterans, and dependents residing in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 777 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the state treasury. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 780 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of an instant-ticket lottery game with revenue dedicated to the TEXAS grant program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 793 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 851 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to a uniform deadline for student financial assistance for public institutions of higher education other than public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1067 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to funding the TEXAS grant program at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 1325 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the administration of the Texas Save and Match Program to assist qualifying beneficiaries under the state's prepaid tuition unit program and college savings plans and to the treatment of a beneficiary's assets under a prepaid tuition program or a college savings plan in determining eligibility for student financial assistance and other assistance programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1444 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the amount of a tuition equalization grant. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1621 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to establishing veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1723 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their spouses and dependent children for under-enrolled undergraduate classes at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 1724 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1725 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a tuition exemption at a four-year public institution of higher education based on a student's academic performance and timely progress toward completion of a baccalaureate degree program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1727 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a fixed tuition rate program for certain students who transfer to a state university after completing an associate degree program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1729 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1799 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 1822 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the administration of certain supplemental student loan programs and the issuance of private activity bonds by qualified nonprofit corporations. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1823 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to guaranteed student loans and alternative education loans. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 50 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds of the state to finance educational loans to students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Filed with the Secretary of State
SR 1258 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 40. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 180 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of a program at the University of North Texas at Dallas to provide financial incentives to certain students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 181 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 439 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of students who participate in certain internship programs for tuition rebates offered by general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 518 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to programs to provide student loan repayment assistance for certain correctional officers, for certain speech-language pathologists and audiologists, and for certain mathematics and science teachers. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 779 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 812 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for the spouses of certain military personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 929 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to rebates of tuition paid by certain freshman students who maintain satisfactory grades at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1848 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which high school students may accrue prepaid tuition units at public institutions of higher education by completing certain community service activities. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1875 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to requiring a health benefit plan for enrollment at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1876 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2013 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to tuition and laboratory fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain volunteer firefighters enrolled in fire science courses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2140 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain veterans of the Texas State Guard. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2154 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the physician education loan repayment program. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2156 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to uniform financial aid award notification for students and prospective students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2304 81-0 (2009) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who have been under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Higher Education
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2425 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to engineering recruitment programs at public or private institutions of higher education and to certain degree programs at public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2440 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to scholarships for fifth-year accounting students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2773 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the Texas Teach Corps Scholarship Program for students who agree to teach in public schools in this state that have shortages of teachers in mathematics or science. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 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 2928 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation and administration of the public high school mathematics and science teachers undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2937 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2955 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3135 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a TEXAS grant pilot project to provide incentives for students to attend certain underutilized public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3276 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a study of priorities for awards of TEXAS grants. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3452 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3463 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for undergraduate students who agree to teach in public schools in this state that have shortages of teachers in math and science. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3519 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the coordination and administration of the Texas Career Opportunity Grant Program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3576 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain graduate programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3792 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to financial assistance for resident undergraduate and graduate students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3795 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the public awareness campaign promoting higher education and to additional financial aid for higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3882 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of a program at the University of North Texas to provide financial incentives to certain students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3930 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to establishing scholarships for children of public school teachers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3938 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to renaming the TEXAS Grant program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3940 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the legislative branch. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3951 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to requiring a public institution of higher education to designate or employ a person trained in student financial assistance programs for military veterans and their families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3952 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for the spouses of certain military personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
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 4065 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who have been in foster care or certain other residential care. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 4121 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to establishing veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4169 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the administration and use of public or private funds designated for college scholarships. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4181 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain professionals employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4244 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain competitive scholarship recipients at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 4253 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4324 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4351 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the administration and operation of, and the participation of state employees in, the state's programs for prepaying or saving toward the costs of attending an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 4405 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to establishment of the TEXAS Grant early enrollment guarantee program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4415 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and the spouses of certain deceased and missing military personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4476 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to eligibility requirements for the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 4482 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits and to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4556 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to measures to promote the pursuit of higher education by AmeriCorps participants. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4626 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to establishing scholarships for members of a Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) attending public institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs No action taken in committee
HCR 263 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Recognizing the importance of continuing support for the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation and directing TG to seek out opportunities to maintain its role in administering the Federal Family Education Loan Program or other federal student loan programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 43 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who have been under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 47 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of certain functions regarding career and technology education from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 113 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to resident tuition rates at public institutions of higher education for certain veterans and their dependents. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 114 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the payment of higher education tuition and fees for certain military personnel and their dependents. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 154 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the portion of designated tuition required to be set aside to provide student financial assistance at institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 194 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a prohibition against certain activities by a person employed in the financial aid office of a public institution of higher education or of a career school or college. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 227 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to a fee on certain lottery prizes to fund the TEXAS grant program. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 295 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to a project that may be undertaken by a development corporation to promote higher education opportunities in this state. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
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 699 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 706 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 814 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to physician education, including repayment assistance for certain physician education loans and requirements for family practice residency programs. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 954 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to uniform financial aid award notification for students and prospective students of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1141 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain programs at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Meeting cancelled
SB 1269 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to setting aside for TEXAS grant funding tuition paid by students at campuses maintained by public institutions of higher education outside the United States. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1304 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to notice to students of a public institution of higher education of the required use of a portion of a student's tuition payments to provide student financial aid. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1412 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to scholarships for fifth-year accounting students. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1537 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and their dependents and for the spouses and children of certain deceased, missing, and disabled military personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1538 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Relating to establishing veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1559 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the public awareness campaign promoting higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1674 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the coordination and administration of the Texas Career Opportunity Grant Program. Senate: Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1760 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the administration of the Texas Save and Match Program to assist qualifying beneficiaries under the state's prepaid tuition plans and college savings plans and to the treatment of a beneficiary's assets under prepaid tuition plans and college savings plans in determining eligibility for student financial assistance and other assistance programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1765 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to financial assistance funded from the amounts of certain fees charged to students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1797 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of the Texas Future Scholars Pilot Program and the Workforce Shortage Education Loan Repayment Program and to the elimination of certain other student financial assistance programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1799 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the adoption of rules by the supreme court relating to the nonrenewal of the license of an attorney who defaults on a student loan administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1849 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the student endowment scholarship and internship program fund at The University of Texas at El Paso. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1941 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the administration and operation of the state's programs for prepaying or saving toward the costs of attending an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 2025 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of a prepaid tuition unit reward and incentive program for certain economically disadvantaged students who achieve commended performance levels on standardized assessments. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 2084 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2186 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to a reporting requirement for certain nonprofit corporations that award college scholarships. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2243 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the repayment of certain education loans for licensed physicians and dentists and to requirements for family practice residency programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 2246 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to eligibility requirements for the tuition equalization grant program. Senate: Higher Education Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 2267 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to eligibility for an award through the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2277 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain entities in the legislative branch to provide student loan repayment assistance to employees who are attorneys. House: Higher Education
Senate: Administration
Referred to Higher Education
SB 2527 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 209 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to eligibility for an award through the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 544 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to reduced tuition and fees for certain junior college district students who reside outside of the district. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 612 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to participation by private or independent institutions of higher education in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 897 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1163 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for the spouses of certain military personnel. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 1187 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to vouchers for tuition and required fees at certain institutions of higher education and excused absences from public school for students who sound "Taps" at a veteran's funeral. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1249 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the eligibility of certain transfer students for a TEXAS grant. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1250 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to prohibiting discrimination based on a student's secondary school in awarding certain financial aid for higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1300 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to allowing certain military personnel to receive certain federal and state higher education benefits concurrently. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 1339 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the eligibility for education benefits of surviving minor children of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions & Investments Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1378 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the public school mathematics and science teachers undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1445 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to an exemption from tuition and mandatory fees for certain members of the Texas National Guard. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2055 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Relating to a tuition and fee exemption available to the dependents of certain military personnel. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2103 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to a pilot program to provide student loan repayment assistance to certain correctional officers who graduate from Sam Houston State University. House: Corrections
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2164 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of a technology center grant program for rural counties. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2235 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a technology center grant program for rural counties. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2273 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their family members. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2277 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to delivery of certain unclaimed money to a rural scholarship fund. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2382 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2383 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the provision of certain subsidies and scholarships to particular public school students or graduates. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2413 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists employed by a public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2650 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the creation and administration of the teacher, engineer, or professional nurse undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2805 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan Relating to reopening enrollment in the prepaid higher education tuition program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2871 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation and administration of the chemical dependency counselor undergraduate and graduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2974 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the manner of payment of higher education tuition and fees and to the repayment of emergency student loans. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2978 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to engineering recruitment programs established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2979 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to a study regarding state financial assistance to students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3002 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists employed by a rural public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3036 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for the spouses of certain military personnel. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 3047 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to information provided to parents of public school students regarding financial aid for postsecondary education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3061 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the creation and administration of the professional nurse graduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3080 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to funding of the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3321 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to requiring a health benefit plan for enrollment at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3324 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan | et. al. Relating to financial aid. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3824 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the tuition charged to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3900 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Relating to the Texas tomorrow fund II prepaid tuition unit undergraduate education program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HJR 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 58 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize casino gaming, to authorize the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, licensed casino operators, and recognized Indian tribes, and to regulate the locations at which casino gaming may be conducted, and establishing a higher education trust fund from state gaming revenues to pay tuition and fees for the postsecondary education of Texas high school graduates. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 102 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment creating a trust fund for providing financial support to students attending private or independent institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 202 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 240 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to eligibility for an award through the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 457 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the eligibility for education benefits of surviving minor children of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 516 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to allowing certain military personnel to receive certain federal and state higher education benefits concurrently. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 577 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the portion of designated tuition required to be set aside to provide student financial assistance at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 609 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the payment of higher education tuition and fees for certain military personnel and their dependents. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 685 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from tuition and mandatory fees for certain members of the Texas National Guard. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 947 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to delivery of certain unclaimed money to a rural scholarship fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1050 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the administration of the work-study student mentorship program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1052 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to tuition credits for students who complete the core curriculum at two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1149 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to compensating persons wrongfully incarcerated for interest paid or owed on college loans. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1176 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a requirement that a full TEXAS grant be awarded to each eligible applicant in an academic year. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1232 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the manner of payment of higher education tuition and fees and to the repayment of emergency student loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1242 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to tuition exemptions granted by public institutions of higher education to students who have served in certain school district tutoring programs. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1276 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists employed by a public school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1325 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the eligibility of relatives of public college and university board members to receive certain scholarships; providing a criminal penalty. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1417 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon
Relating to the student endowment scholarship and internship program fund at Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1427 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to participation by private or independent institutions of higher education in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1488 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Teach Corps student loan repayment assistance program for certain classroom teachers who teach academic subjects in public schools in this state that have a shortage of teachers in academic subjects. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1496 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the partial forgiveness of Texas B-On-time loans for certain graduates of four-year public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1603 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility for student financial assistance awarded from designated tuition charged by institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1640 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the exemption from fees and tuition of certain persons at institutions of higher education; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 1641 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to bonds issued in relation to that program. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1699 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to financial aid to assist students with paying the costs of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1900 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the Texas tomorrow fund II prepaid tuition unit undergraduate education program. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 2047 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to requirements and prohibitions regarding the relationship between student loan lenders and public or private institutions of higher education; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 2048 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition against certain activities by a person employed in the financial aid office of a public institution of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 2049 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to certain requirements and prohibitions regarding the relationship between educational loan lenders and postsecondary educational institutions; imposing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: Education Placed on intent calendar
SJR 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize the operation of limited casino gaming by licensed operators and recognized Indian tribes and to authorize the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators and recognized Indian tribes, requiring the legislature to create a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state, and establishing a higher education trust fund from state gaming revenues to pay tuition and fees for the postsecondary education of Texas high school graduates. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 57 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students and for authority to enter into bond enhancement agreements with respect to general obligation bonds issued for that purpose. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 40 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to tuition assistance granted to certain members of state military forces attending public or private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 530 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to prohibiting discrimination based on a student's primary or secondary school in awarding state scholarships or other financial aid for higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1019 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1172 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to policies and measures to promote timely graduation of students from public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1450 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1521 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1837 79-0 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to tuition assistance for members of state military forces. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 2041 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a TEXAS grant pilot project to provide incentives for students to attend certain underutilized public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2109 79-0 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2687 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2780 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to tuition and fee benefits for graduate students employed as teaching assistants, assistant instructors, or research assistants at public institutions of higher education and for certain family members of those students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2807 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to vouchers for tuition and required fees at certain institutions of higher education for students who sound "Taps" at a veteran's funeral. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3000 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the TEXAS grant and Texas B-On-time loan financial assistance programs for students in higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3133 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the enrollment of certain first-generation higher education students in the prepaid higher education tuition program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 30 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Brown, Fred
Relating to a pilot project to award incentives to students contracting to graduate in a timely manner from public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 31 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Brown, Fred
Relating to the creation of a work-study student mentorship program at certain institutions of higher education and to certain student financial aid program requirements. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 33 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to graduate stipends awarded as part of the Texas B-On-time loan program. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 67 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a program to promote the training and retention of health care professionals in this state. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 80 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the percentage of certain tuition set aside to fund financial assistance for resident undergraduate and graduate students at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 151 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to students enrolled in certain high school and junior college programs for which students may receive both high school and higher education academic credit; creating the Texas Academy of International Studies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 303 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to notice of factors used in admissions and scholarship decisions at certain public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 470 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to the portion of designated tuition set aside to fund financial assistance for resident undergraduate and graduate students at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 530 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions to certain students for satisfactory academic progress and performance. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 722 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 775 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to tuition assistance for members of state military forces. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SB 1181 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to exempting a peace officer from tuition and fees charged by a public institution of higher education. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1227 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to public and private postsecondary educational institutions, including enrollment in those educational institutions, payment of the costs of attending those educational institutions, and financial aid and other measures to assist students to pay those costs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1398 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility of a student for a tuition equalization grant. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1399 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the portion of designated tuition required to be set aside to provide student financial assistance at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1553 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a program for alternative funding of Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grants. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1696 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to provide additional capacity for higher education undergraduate education. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1701 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to tuition and fee rebates for timely completion of degree programs offered by general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1844 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to scholarships for the fifth year of accounting programs at public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1852 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to consideration of a person's eligibility for a tuition and fee exemption for certain veterans or their family members in determining whether to admit the person into a certificate or degree program of a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 24 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Memorializing Congress to support federal efforts to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and to support legislation requiring a new formula for distributing federal campus-based funds among institutions. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
HB 46 79-1 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a program to assist certain persons to become certified to teach in bilingual education programs and to teach in public schools with a shortage of certified bilingual education teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 57 79-1 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a grant program to assist certain persons to become certified to teach in bilingual education programs and to teach in public schools with a shortage of certified bilingual education teachers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 81 79-1 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to permitting certain military personnel entitled to receive a tuition and fee exemption to transfer the exemption to a child. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 98 79-1 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to prohibiting discrimination based on a student's secondary school in awarding certain financial aid for higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 31 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to tuition exemptions granted by public institutions of higher education to children of certain classroom teachers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 64 79-1 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to permitting certain military personnel entitled to receive a tuition and fee exemption to transfer the exemption to a child. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 23 79-2 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to prohibiting discrimination based on a student's secondary school in awarding certain financial aid for higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 75 79-3 (2006) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to eligibility for an award through the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 529 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the ineligibility of a delinquent child support obligor to receive state-funded or state-administered student financial assistance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 757 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the continuation of the higher education assistance pilot program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1209 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a program to promote participation by public junior college students in individual development account programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1210 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to matching grants for low to moderate income families participating in the higher education savings or prepaid tuition program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1211 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to financial assistance for certain intercollegiate athletes. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1420 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the use of a portion of medical school tuition for student loan repayment assistance for physicians. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1449 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to prohibiting discrimination in awarding state scholarships or other financial aid for higher education based on a person's high school attendance or achievement. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1537 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a fee for statues of Barbara Jordan and Cesar Chavez and related scholarships at The University of Texas at Austin. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1584 78-0 (2003) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the Parents as Scholars pilot program under the Medicaid system. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1746 78-0 (2003) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to an exemption from tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education for certain adopted students. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1761 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to administration of and eligibility for TEXAS grants and TEXAS grants II. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1882 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to incentives for certain high schools and high school students to participate in and to student eligibility requirements under the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1889 78-0 (2003) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2066 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Amending Section 53.47, Education Code, to permit the creation of nonprofit corporations to refund outstanding student loan bonds. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2286 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a pilot program to encourage certification to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2304 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the use of a private person to provide marketing and brokering services for the state's college savings and prepaid tuition plans. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 2633 78-0 (2003) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to eligibility to receive a TEXAS grant. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2653 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to a qualified nonprofit corporation. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2752 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the creation of nonprofit corporations to refund outstanding student loan bonds. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2972 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to financial literacy programs for consumers. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2977 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to providing education loan repayment assistance to encourage certain individuals to pursue careers in the faculty or administration of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2986 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to increasing the number of registered nurses and other health care professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3015 78-0 (2003) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the tuition and fees charged to students of institutions of higher education, to financial assistance funded by tuition, and to reports of availability and access by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3126 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to educating health professionals, the composition and authority of the statewide health coordinating council, and certain health planning data collected by the department of health. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3209 78-0 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the amount of financial assistance a student may receive under the TEXAS grant and tuition equalization grant programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Senate Amendments printed and distributed
HB 3392 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to loan repayment assistance for certain social workers who work for the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 4 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas B-On-time student loan program and the creation of a pilot program regarding the retention of certain students at institutions of higher education; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 27 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a no interest college loan program to provide students who maintain a B average and graduate within four years an incentive to pursue higher education in Texas. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Education
SB 286 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 465 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to incentives for certain high schools and high school students to participate in the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 722 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to providing education loan repayment assistance to encourage certain individuals to pursue careers in the faculty or administration of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 830 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the ineligibility of a delinquent child support obligor to receive state-funded or state-administered student financial assistance. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 964 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to matching grants for low to moderate income families participating in the higher education savings or prepaid tuition program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 968 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to a program to promote participation by public junior college students in individual development account programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1007 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Relating to student eligibility for a TEXAS grant. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1163 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the Early High School Graduation Scholarship Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1167 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to increasing the number of registered nurses and other health care professionals in this state and collecting and analyzing nursing data. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1200 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1366 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Relating to eligibility under the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1443 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a fee for statues of Barbara Jordan and Cesar Chavez and related scholarships at The University of Texas at Austin. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1476 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the nonprofit corporations eligible to issue bonds to finance or purchase guaranteed student loans and authorizing certain nonprofit corporations to refund outstanding student loan bonds. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1664 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to private activity bonds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1876 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the conditional grant program administered by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1894 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing the imposition of gaming taxes for certain purposes including the establishment of scholarships for Texas students in public colleges and universities; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1929 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Education
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
SCR 72 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 286. Signed by the Governor
SJR 61 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 32 78-1 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 28 78-3 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to state and local government fiscal management, including various matters related to increasing administrative efficiency in state government; making related appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 73 78-3 (2003) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the Texas B-On-time student loan program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 74 78-3 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to eligibility to receive a TEXAS grant. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 24 78-3 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the Texas B-On-time student loan program. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
HB 69 78-4 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the use of certain tuition set-asides to provide financial aid to students not receiving other need-based aid. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 158 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to qualify as residents of this state for purposes of higher education tuition and to qualify for higher education financial aid. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 400 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to assisting prospective students in enrolling in institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 488 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the colleges and universities eligible to participate in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 586 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the ineligibility of a delinquent child support obligor to receive certain state-funded student financial assistance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 733 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving junior college and technical institute students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 1130 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the exemption of certain educational aides from the payment of tuition and fees at institutions of higher education and to the employment of those aides. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1187 77-0 (2001) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Parents as Scholars pilot program for certain recipients of temporary assistance for needy families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1361 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the reduction of the shortage of registered nurses by establishing a program to increase enrollments in nursing education programs, increasing nursing faculty, and creating a nursing workforce data center. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1467 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the amount of tuition that a public junior college may set aside for Texas Public Education Grants. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1575 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain dental hygienists. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1576 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry | et. al. Relating to the amount of financial assistance a student may receive under the TEXAS grant and tuition equalization grant programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1641 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to providing certain students with an equal opportunity to enroll in or receive a competitive scholarship for a graduate or professional degree program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1647 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to creation of a program that provides incentives for teachers to acquire additional teaching knowledge and skills. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1672 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick Relating to the eligibility of graduates of private high schools for higher education TEXAS grants. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1746 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to a franchise credit for funding certain scholarships. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1755 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to action by certain occupational regulatory agencies against certain recipients of student financial assistance. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1873 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to assist economically disadvantaged persons enrolled in qualified postsecondary career education programs. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1938 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to education loans made or financed by a higher education authority or nonprofit corporation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1984 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to enacting the Uniform Student Admission Act to ensure the fair and uniform treatment of all applicants for undergraduate admission to a general academic teaching institution. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1998 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to financial assistance for certain persons seeking certification as public school teachers, including revisions to the Teach for Texas conditional tuition grant program and a financial assistance program for persons in an alternative educator certification program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2084 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Relating to delivery by local telephone exchange companies to scholarship funds for rural students of money that is presumed to be abandoned. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2145 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to a fee imposed on persons convicted of an offense to support the Correctional Management Institute of Texas and the Criminal Justice Center at Sam Houston State University and to fund scholarships for state correctional officers. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2198 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the eligibility of certain higher education students for a Texas Public Education Grant. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2218 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the amount of the international education fee charged at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2279 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the exemption from the payment of higher education tuition and fees for certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2292 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to tuition assistance for certain students enrolled in counseling degree programs who agree to counsel the criminal justice population of this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2323 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to repayment assistance for certain law school loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2513 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to financial assistance for certain persons seeking certification as public school teachers, including revisions to the Teach for Texas grant program. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2531 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to tuition and fees charged at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2553 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to repayment assistance for certain law school loans of attorneys employed by district or county attorney's offices in rural counties. House: Higher Education Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 2766 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to repayment assistance for certain education loans owed by certain state attorneys. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2816 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation of nonprofit corporations to refund certain outstanding student loan bonds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2898 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to loan repayment assistance for certain social workers who work for the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3050 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of the Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) II grant program. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3051 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the tuition charged to certain students at institutions of higher education and to emergency loans for student tuition and fees. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 3054 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to student financial aid to supplement a TEXAS grant for a student of an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3373 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to loan repayment by certain health professionals. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3432 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the establishment of a program for the training of oil and gas extraction workers at Texas A&M International University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 288 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma Recalling H.B. No. 2218 from the governor. Filed
HCR 291 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Recalling H.B. No. 2218 from the governor. Signed by the Governor
HCR 323 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections in H.B. No. 2323. Signed by the Governor
HR 1211 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1596. Reported enrolled
HR 1289 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1057. Reported enrolled
SB 40 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to tuition assistance for licensed vocational nursing students who agree following their licensure to practice in long-term care facilities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 149 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the colleges and universities eligible to participate in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
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 554 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Relating to grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to assist economically disadvantaged persons enrolled in qualified postsecondary career education programs. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 572 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the reduction of the shortage of registered nurses by establishing a program to increase enrollments in nursing education programs, increasing nursing faculty, and creating a nursing workforce data center. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 574 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the amount of tuition that a public junior college may set aside for Texas Public Education Grants. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 621 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to providing certain students with an equal opportunity to enroll in or receive a competitive scholarship for a graduate or professional degree program. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 706 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving junior college and technical institute students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 792 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to repayment of certain law school education loans. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 940 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the establishment of the Joint Admission Medical Program to assist certain economically disadvantaged students in preparing for and succeeding in medical school. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1057 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to financial aid programs, including loan repayment programs, for certain students of institutions of higher education or teacher certification programs and for certain classroom teachers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1274 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the establishment of the Texas first-generation scholars program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1462 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a financial award for certain classroom teachers and to providing scholarships to classroom teachers pursuing additional teacher certification. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1595 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the recruitment of school teachers, to financial assistance for persons seeking certification as public school teachers, including revisions to the Teach for Texas grant program, and to loan repayment assistance for certain classroom teachers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1596 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grant II program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1666 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the ineligibility of a delinquent child support obligor to receive state-funded or state-administered student financial assistance. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1723 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to education loans made or financed by a higher education authority or nonprofit corporation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1774 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the eligibility of children of certain classroom teachers to receive a TEXAS grant to attend public and private institutions of higher education in this state. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1801 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the amount of tuition that a public institution of higher education must set aside for Texas Public Education Grants. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SCR 69 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Recalling S.B. No. 1057 from the governor. Signed by the Governor
SR 1119 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1596. Reported enrolled
SR 1201 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1057. Reported enrolled
HB 66 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the provision of scholarships and wage supplementation for professional child-care workers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 208 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment of a scholarship program to provide Texas high school students with scholarships to Texas institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 315 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to tuition, fees, and student loans of and certain benefits for certain graduate students employed as teaching assistants, assistant instructors, or research assistants at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher 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 546 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 for certain persons at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 713 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grant program and the Teach for Texas Grant Program; consolidating and revising financial aid, grant, and scholarship programs; and providing for the education, certification, and recruitment of teachers and faculty instructors. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 724 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to student loan repayment assistance for classroom teachers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 855 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide financial assistance to a person pursuing certain law enforcement studies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 878 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment and creation of the Creating Teaching Excellence Scholarship Program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 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 1434 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to providing tuition payment assistance to certain members of the state military forces attending public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1445 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to financial assistance for certain intercollegiate athletes. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 1501 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to providing grants for training programs for certain teachers. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1576 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the repayment of student loans for certain public school teachers and college and university faculty members. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Posting rule suspended
HB 1689 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child-care workers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1844 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for classroom teachers who commit to teach in certain public schools and school districts. 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 2568 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation and its programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2604 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to screening for criminal history of applicants for certain financial assistance. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2609 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision of scholarships, bonuses, and wage supplementation for professional child-care workers. House: Economic Development
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2770 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to providing certain students with an equal opportunity to enroll in or receive a competitive scholarship for a graduate or professional degree program. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of 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 3043 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue | et. al. Relating to establishing a scholarship program and prekindergarten program to be funded from revenues of the state lottery. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3044 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3162 76-0 (1999) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to providing tuition and fee grants to students at public junior colleges and public technical institutes who meet certain academic requirements. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3447 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the creation of a student endowment scholarship and internship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3470 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a Parents as Scholars pilot program for certain persons eligible to receive TANF benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3544 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain dentists. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3583 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving public junior college students. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3645 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain contributions to certain nonprofit scholarship funding organizations. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 83 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HR 1091 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 713. Reported enrolled
HR 1265 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3470. Reported enrolled
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 184 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Education
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 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 285 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a scholarship program to provide Texas high school students with scholarships to Texas institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 425 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the provision of scholarships and wage supplementation for professional child-care workers. Senate: Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 442 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child-care workers. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 526 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al.
Sponsor: Counts, David | et. al.
Relating to providing tuition payment assistance to certain members of the state military forces attending public or private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 1/1/00
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 848 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the use of a scholarship fund for fifth-year accounting students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 946 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to tuition, fees, and student loans of certain graduate students employed as teaching assistants, assistant instructors, or research assistants at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1356 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to providing certain students with an equal opportunity to enroll in or receive a competitive scholarship for a graduate or professional degree program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1440 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to tuition, fees, and student loans of certain graduate students employed as teaching assistants, assistant instructors, or research assistants at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1449 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to programs to assist university students to become public school teachers, to provide loan repayment assistance to certain classroom teachers, and to provide funding for certain teacher certification programs. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1535 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving junior college and technical institute students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1714 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a repayment of certain law school education loans. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 1761 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to scholarships for educationally and economically disadvantaged students. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SJR 16 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Education
Filed with the Secretary of State
SR 1089 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 713. Reported enrolled
SR 1172 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3470. Reported enrolled
HB 1129 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the uses of the student deposit fund at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1379 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to educational loans guaranteed by the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left as pending business in comm.
HB 1828 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the establishment, goals, administration, and funding of the Texas Space Scholarship Program. House: Science & Technology Referred to Science & Technology
HB 1849 70-0 (1987) Author: Cavazos, Eddie
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the amount and terms of, and fees payable in connection with, student loans from the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2180 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the administration of student financial aid at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2501 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the establishment of a loan program for certain financially needy students at state-supported institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Pending in committee
HJR 86 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow for the creation and establishment, by law, of a loan program to assist financially needy students attending state-supported institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Pending in committee
SB 392 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the establishment of a scholarship program for eligible citizens of Mexico and Central America. Senate: Education Left as pending business in comm.
SB 396 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and compensation of the Rural Medical Education Council, to loans administered by the council, to powers and duties of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, concerning those loans, and to assistance by the attorney general on request. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1096 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the amount and terms of, and fees payable in connection with, student loans from the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1217 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the administration of student financial aid at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1359 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the repayment of student loans of physical therapists practicing for certain facilities operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health Retardation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 76 70-2 (1987) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to the amount and terms of, and fees payable in connection with, student loans from the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 49 70-2 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and compensation of the Rural Medical Education Council, to loans administered by the council, to powers and duties of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board concerning those loans, and to assistance by the attorney general on request. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Higher Education
SB 63 70-2 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to educational loans guaranteed by the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 81 70-2 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to the amount and terms of, and fees payable in connection with, student loans from the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 156 69-0 (1985) Author: Hammond, Bill
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the use of donated funds in making certain loans to teachers and future teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 433 69-0 (1985) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the Texas guaranteed student loan program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 859 69-0 (1985) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment of scholarship programs at institutions of higher education and the funding of the programs though the proceeds of investments. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1026 69-0 (1985) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the authority of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation to act as a lender of last resort. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1120 69-0 (1985) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the qualifications for loans made to postsecondary students pursuant to the Texas Opportunity Plan. House: Higher Education Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1527 69-0 (1985) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to tuition equalization grants. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 155 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Creating the Joint Special Committee on Student Financial Assistance. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 733 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the interest rates of judgments in suits to collect student loans. House: Judiciary
Senate: Education
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 919 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the authority of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation to act as a lender of last resort. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1341 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the repayment of student loans of physicians practicing for certain state agencies or in economically depressed or rural medically underserved areas and psychologists employed by certain state agencies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1342 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the use of funds from the federal Lender's Special Allowance program for certain loan programs administered by the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2159 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to loans, grants, or scholarships granted by the State Rural Medical Education Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1166 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Horn, Jim
Relating to management of Tarleton State University and to use of certain donated funds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1328 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to loans, grants, or scholarships granted by the State Rural Medical Education Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1337 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to a loan program for students preparing to teach primary and secondary grade subjects for which teachers are critically needed; providing rules for the administration of the program and the powers and duties of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, the State Board of Education, and the commissioner of education; authorizing an appropriation; requiring certain reports and an audit. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Higher Education
SB 1376 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Wright, Brad
Relating to the incorporation, regulation, administration, funding, and dissolution of nonprofit education finance corporations created by cities and counties for the purpose of promoting opportunities for education through providing loans to students or promoting and developing new, expanded, and improveded educational facilities; prescribing the duties, powers, and privileges of the corporations and their sponsoring political entities; permitting higher education authorities to be converted into nonprofit higher education finance corporations; adding Chapter 59, to Title 3, Texas Education Code. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Education
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 2 68-2 (1984) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to reimbursing a teacher for certain costs associated with a course required for certification to teach a subject in critical need of teachers. House: Public Education Coauthor authorized
HB 6 68-2 (1984) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to state-funded scholarships for persons enrolled in teacher education programs. House: Public Education Coauthor authorized
HB 567 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to a preferences in the expenditure of public funds by institutions of higher education for certain positions, awards, or grants. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 568 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to disbursal of public funds to college or university students or faculty who are citizens of certain foreign countries. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 1281 67-0 (1981) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the composition and duties of the State Rural Medical Education Board. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 1944 67-0 (1981) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to certain procedures and activities of Higher Education Authorities and related non-profit corporations involved in student loan programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 1980 67-0 (1981) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the State Rural Medical Education Board. House: Health Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 2221 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to tuition at state-supported institutions of higher education and use of the revenue derived from tuition. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HJR 91 67-0 (1981) Author: Shaw, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the membership of the State Medical Education Board and to make nursing students eligible for financial assistance provided by the board. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 17 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Crawford, Bo
Amending Article 3.41a, Insurance code, to permit loans to students provided that the principal amount of the loan is insured by the federal government or by the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 925 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to tuition at state-supported institutions of higher education and use of the revenue derived from tuition. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 38 66-0 (1979) Author: Gonzales, Arnold
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to guaranteed student loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 66 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the eligibility of medical students for student loans. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 840 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to eligibility for and the amount of tuition equalization grants. House: Higher Education Coauthor authorized
HB 1089 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Making an appropriation to the State Rural Medical Education Board; and declaring an emergency. House: Appropriations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1288 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don Relating to higher education authorities created for the purpose of acquiring student loan notes. House: Higher Education Coauthor authorized
HB 1307 66-0 (1979) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to a student recreation fee at Texas Tech University. House: Higher Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1995 66-0 (1979) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to higher education authorities created for the purpose of acquiring student loan notes. House: Higher Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HJR 8 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing loans from the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund to students attending certain medical schools located outside the United States. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 15 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to questions on student applications for grants, fellowships, or financial assistance at state-supported institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 151 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Head, Fred
Making an appropriation to the State Rural Medical Education Board; and declaring an emergency. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Failure to suspend the rules
SB 356 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to eligibility for and the amount of tuition equalization grants. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 464 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to higher education authorities created for the purpose of acquiring student loan notes. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 515 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to loans to students where the principal amount of the loan is insured by the federal government; declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 695 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to establishing a guaranteed student loan program; creating the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation and making other provisions for the administration of such a program. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1203 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the periods of time at which the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, shall fix the interest rate to be charged for student loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 228 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the eligibility of medical students for student loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Human Resources
Motion lost
HB 377 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to loans, grants, and scholarships to medical students under the State Rural Medical Education Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 773 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Relating to authorization of student loans for medical students. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 1148 65-0 (1977) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to guaranteed student loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Education
HB 1368 65-0 (1977) Author: Smith, Carlyle Making it a misdemeanor to solicit any student enrolled in any high school in the State of Texas for enrollment in any college or university for the purpose of engaging in athletics prior to the fifteenth day of June of the year prior to which the student should complete the twelfth scholastic grade. House: Higher Education Referred to Subcommittee on Senior Institutions
HB 1775 65-0 (1977) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to the eligibility of certain students for loans made under the Texas Opportunity Plan. House: Higher Education Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1855 65-0 (1977) Author: Caraway, Bill
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to the authorized uses of the student deposit fund. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 1905 65-0 (1977) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to redesignating the tuition equalization grant program as the tuition offset grant program and providing a method of determining the amount of the grants. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 2247 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to the student loan program for the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to adopt rules necessary for participation in the federal program of insured loans to graduate students in health professions schools. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Education
HJR 108 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to allow Texas residents attending medical schools outside of Texas to receive student loans. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably
SB 112 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to notes executed for student loans under the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 551 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the eligibility of medical students for student loans. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 573 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the authorization of student loans for medical students. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 674 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to questions on student applications for grants, fellowships, or financial assistance at state-supported instiutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably
SB 903 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to guatranteed student loans. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 1305 65-0 (1977) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to the student loan program; providing for the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to adopt rules necessary for participation in the federal program of insured loans to graduate students in health professions schools. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably
SCR 62 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Rains, Don
Creating a joint interim committee to study options for state involvement in a program of loans for students in eligible postsecondary educational institutions. House: Insurance
Senate: Education
Signed by Governor
SJR 60 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet To allow Texas residents attending medical schools outside Texas to receive student loans. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 570 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the cancellation of loans from the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund received by certain students who are employed by the Texas Youth Council, State Department of Public Welfare, Texas Department of Corrections, or the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 688 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to financial assistance programs enabling certain students to attend certain postsecondary educational institutions in Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 1380 64-0 (1975) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the power of a higher education authority to issue bonds for the purchase of certain student loan notes. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 2138 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the cancellation of loans from the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund received by certain medical students who agree to practice medicine in rural, inner-city, or other areas having a shortage of physicians. House: Higher Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 454 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Amending Chapter 53 of the Texas Education Code by adding Section 53.47 so as to establish procedures for the issuance of bonds for the purchase of certain student loan notes. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 671 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the cancellation of loans from the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund received by certain recipients who are employed by the Texas Youth Council, State Department of Public Welfare, or the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 686 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to financial assistance programs enabling certain students to attend certain postsecondary educational institutions in Texas. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 715 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to questions on student applications for grants, fellowships, or financial assistance at state-supported institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 1014 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to financial assistance for needy students enrolled in institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 1016 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John Relating to tuition exemptions for members of the national guard who attend state-supported institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 1019 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to scholarship funds for needy students at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 1029 64-0 (1975) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to tuition and fees for certain students holding competitive scholarships. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 464 63-0 (1973) Author: Caldwell, Neil To permit Boards of Regents of Institutions of Higher Education to transfer surplus scholarship funds to local funds of such institutions; and declaring an emergency. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1100 63-0 (1973) Author: Bynum, Ben Relating to tuition rates and tuition scholarships at institutions of higher education. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1150 63-0 (1973) Author: Sutton, G.J. Relating to scholarships for economically and culturally deprived students at the University of Texas at Austin; providing an appropriation. House: Appropriations Sent to Calendar Committee
HR 83 63-0 (1973) Author: Sutton, G.J. Creating a special interim study committee concerning certain scholarship funds provided for by the Texas Education Code. House: Education
SB 223 63-0 (1973) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Permitting boards of regents of institutions of higher education to transfer surplus scholarship funds to local funds of such institutions. House: Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Education
SB 632 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to questions on student applications for grants, fellowships, or financial assistance at state-supported institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 178 62-0 (1971) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to tuition equalization grants for students of certain private colleges and universities in Texas.
HB 409 62-0 (1971) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to state tuition equalization for resident students at privately-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 896 62-0 (1971) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to the student loan program.
HB 1714 62-0 (1971)
Sponsor: Beckworth, Lindley
Relating to the authorization for life insurance companies to make student loans guaranteed by the federal government.
SB 56 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. | et. al.
Sponsor: Murray, Menton J.
Relating to tuition equalization grants for students of certain private colleges and universities in Texas.
SB 454 62-0 (1971)
SB 527 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Murray, Menton J.
Relating to the student loan program; providing for the extension of the repayment periods on student loans and the promulgation of rules and regulations necessary for participation in federal student loan programs.
SB 908 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara | et. al.
Sponsor: Slider, James L.
Relating to the granting of tuition scholarship to nursing students at certain State-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 297 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to changes in tuition fees, tuition scholarships, and provisions governing determination of resident and nonresident status at state-supported institutions of higher education; providing for severability.
HB 451 61-0 (1969) Author: Nabers, Lynn | et. al. Relating to state tuition equalization for resident students at privately-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 966 61-0 (1969) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to providing for the issuance of negotiable Texas College Student Loan Bonds in the total aggregate amount not exceeding Two Hundred and Eighty-five Million Dollars ($285,000,000) and providing that they shall be prescribed by the Board subject to the limitations imposed by law and providing for the execution of such bonds and coupons by the Chairman or the Vice-Chairman and the Secretary of the Board.
HB 1145 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to state grants of assistance for resident students at accredited schools of professional nursing.
HB 1153 61-0 (1969) Author: Nabers, Lynn | et. al. Relating to establishing a higher education tuition scholarship program.
HJR 50 61-0 (1969) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for additional loans to students at institutions of higher education under the Texas Opportunity Plan.
SB 485 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to establishing a higher education Tuition Scholarship Program; declaring the legislative purpose; providing for the Tuition Scholarship Fund, etc.
SB 535 61-0 (1969) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to providing for the issuance of negotiable Texas College Student Loan Bonds in the total aggregate amount not exceeding Two Hundred Eighty-Five Million Dollars and providing that they shall be prescribed by the Board subject to the limitations imposed by law and providing for the execution of such bonds and coupons by the Chairman or the Vice-Chairman and the Secretary of the Board.
SB 631 61-0 (1969) Author: Word, James Powell | et. al. Relating to state tuition equalization for resident students at privately-supported institutions of higher education.
SJR 27 61-0 (1969) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas providing for the issuance and sale of general obligation bonds of the State of Texas in an additional sum of Two Hundred Million Dollars ($200,000,000), for Texas college student loans in addition to the amount presently provided for.
HB 896 60-0 (1967) Author: Solomon, Mack Neal | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts with reference to the funds from which bonds (the Texas College Student Loan Bonds) are to be paid and with reference to the investment of funds and the use of income from investments.
HB 1027 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to tuition or registration fees and tuition scholarships at institutions of collegiate rank supported in whole or in part by public funds.
SB 307 60-0 (1967) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain acts relating to Texas College Student Loan Bonds; relating to the funds from which bonds are to be paid and with reference to the investment of funds and the use of income from investments.
HB 20 60-1 (1968) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to changes in tuition fees, tuition scholarships, and provisions governing determination of resident and nonresident status at state-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 27 59-0 (1965) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to providing for the issuance of bonds and the establishment of a loan program for students of institutions of higher education.
HB 163 59-0 (1965) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to providing for the issuance of bonds and the establishment of a loan program for students of institutions of higher education.
HB 461 59-0 (1965) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to the State's guaranteeing loans to students of institutions of higher education.
HB 769 59-0 (1965) Author: Woods, Henry Jackson "Jack" Relating to tuition or registration fees and tuition scholarships at institutions of collegiate rank supported in whole or in part by public funds.
HJR 9 59-0 (1965) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to the authorization of loans to students at institutions of higher education.
HJR 11 59-0 (1965) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing loans to students at institutions of higher education; creating the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund and making provisions relating thereto.
HJR 28 59-0 (1965) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to guaranteeing loans to students of institutions of higher education.
SB 310 59-0 (1965) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to providing for the issuance of bonds and the establishment of a loan program for students at institutions of higher education; providing for the administration of such program by the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System or its successor or successors.
SB 388 59-0 (1965) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the issuance of scholarships to the highest ranking graduate of each accredited high school of this state by the governing boards of the several institutions of collegiate rank supported in whole or in part by public funds appropriated from the State Treasury.
SJR 31 59-0 (1965) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing loans to college students at higher educational institutions; creating the Texas Student Loan Fund and providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to support such Fund.
HB 83 58-0 (1963) Author: Haring, Paul Byrne | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Student Loan Fund, to be available to qualified resident students of accredited Texas junior colleges, colleges, universities, and graduate schools.
HJR 22 58-0 (1963) Author: Haring, Paul Byrne | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature may provide by law for the establishment of the Texas Student Loan Fund, to be limited to needed financial assistance to qualified resident students of junior colleges, colleges, universities, or graduate schools in the State of Texas; providing that any enabling Acts shall not be invalid because of their anticipatory character.
HB 933 57-0 (1961) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to respecting the rates of tuition or registration fees to be charged by the institutions of higher education supported in whole or in part by the public funds appropriated from the State Treasury; providing an effective date.
HB 984 57-0 (1961) Author: Struve, Joseph Daniel Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the granting of Tuition Scholarships.
HB 1014 57-0 (1961) Author: Quilliam, Jr., William Reed Relating to increasing the rates of tuition or registration fees to be charged by the institutions of higher education supported in whole or in part by the public funds appropriated from the State Treasury; providing for the continuation of Tuition Scholarships and the establishment of Incentive Scholarships and the rules and regulations of administering same.
SB 428 57-0 (1961) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute to require the Governing Boards of the several state institutions of collegiate rank to follow rules, regulations, and interpretations of the Commission on Higher Education respecting nonresident student tuition or registration fees required by law.
HB 122 57-1 (1961) Author: Ballman, Charles Lee Relating to amending a certain Act respecting the rates of tuition or registration fees to be charged by the institutions of higher education supported in whole or in part by the public funds appropriated from the State Treasury; providing for the establishment of tuition scholarships and the rules and regulations of administering same; defining resident and non-resident student classifications for the purposes of this Act; providing for certain penalties.
HB 265 55-0 (1957) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts respecting the rates of tuition or registration fees to be charged by the institutions of higher education supported in whole or in part by the public funds appropriated from the State Treasury; providing for the establishment of Tuition Scholarships and the rules and regulations of administering same; providing for certain penalties.
HJR 23 55-0 (1957) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that the Legislature shall create a State Medical Education Board, a State Medical Scholarship Fund, from which grants, loans or scholarships may be made to students desiring to study medicine; providing that such students shall agree to practice in rural areas or State Hospitals or Special Schools and Homes of this State.
HJR 35 55-0 (1957) Author: Zbranek, Jaromir Charles "Zeke" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing for the establishment of a State Scholarship Fund, from which grants, loans or scholarships may be made to needy students.
SJR 11 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that the Legislature shall create a State Medical Education Board, a State Medical Scholarship Fund, from which grants, loans or scholarships may be made to students desiring to study medicine.
HJR 44 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Jr., D. Barnard | et. al. Providing an amendment to Article III o the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding Section 51c, providing for the establishment of a State Scholarship Fund, from which grants, loans or scholarships may be made to needy students; providing certain restrictions and limitations; providing for an election and the issuance of a proclamation therefor.
HJR 38 52-0 (1951) Author: Bryan, Sr., Jack C. Proposing an amendment providing for a State Medical Education Board and providing for grants, loans and scholarships to students desiring to study medicine.
SJR 17 52-0 (1951) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille | et. al. Providing an amendment providing for the establishment of a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Scholarship Fund from which grants, loans or scholarships may be made to students desiring to study medicine; providing that such students shall agree to practice in "rural areas" of this State.
HB 174 51-0 (1949) Author: Clifton, Davis | et. al. Relating to authorizing the governing boards of the several State institutions of collegiate rank to exempt certain persons who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States from payment of certain dues, from State Institutions of Higher Learning, with certain exceptions; defining total disability; providing for repeal of laws in conflict; containing severance and saving clauses.
HB 87 50-0 (1947) Author: Spencer, James C. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, to authorize the governing boards of the several State institutions of collegiate rank to exempt certain persons who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States from payment of certain dues, fees, and charges; containing severable and savings clause.
HB 464 50-0 (1947) Author: Clifton, Davis | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, to authorize the governing boards of the several State institutions of collegiate rank to exempt certain persons who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States from payment of certain dues, fees, and charges, with certain exceptions.
HB 642 50-0 (1947) Author: Ward, Jesse F. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to the Prairie View University for scholarship aid to qualified negro students for graduate and professional study outside of Texas; providing regulations therefor.
SB 338 49-0 (1945) Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al. Relating to amending certain Articles providing that the exemption of veterans of the present World War from the payment of dues, fees, and charges by state educational institutions of higher learning shall not prevent the payment by the Federal Government of the costs of education of eligible veterans in said educational institutions, and authorizing the governing boards of such educational institutions to enter into contracts with the United States Government or any of its agencies for the education of such veterans.
SB 54 46-0 (1939) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute authorizing and directing the governing boards of the several institutions of collegiate rank, supported in whole or in part by public funds appropriated from the State Treasury, to except and exempt certain students from other nations in this continent from the payment of all dues, fees and charges.
HB 15 43-1 (1933) Author: Laird, John W. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the governing boards of the several State supported institutions of collegiate rank to except and exempt from the payment of all fees, dues, and charges except for lodging, board, and clothing all citizens of Texas who have resided in Texas for a period of not less than twelve (12) months prior to the date of registration and who served as nurses or as members in the armed forces of the United States during the Spanish-American and/or World War and who were honorably discharged therefrom.
HB 241 21-0 (1889) Relating to legalizing the donation of property to establish or assist in establishing the professorships [or] scholarships in the University of Texas or any of its branches, and providing for the protection and the security of their benefits in accomplishing the objects of the donors.
SB 94 21-0 (1889) Relating to legalizing the donation of property to establish or assist in establishing professorships or scholarships in the University of Texas or any of its branches, and providing for the protection and security of their benefits in accomplishing the objects of their donors.

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