Bill:  SB 956 
Legislative Session: 81(R) Council Document: 81R 7156 KSD-D
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Last Action:06/19/2009 E See remarks for effective date
Caption Version:Enrolled
Caption Text:Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.
Author:West
Coauthor:Shapiro
Sponsor:Branch | Anchia | Giddings | Oliveira | Crownover
Subjects:Education--Higher--Institutions & Programs (I0223)
Lawyers (I0515)
BONDS (S6060)
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS AT DALLAS (U0064)
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW (U0060)
HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD, TEXAS (V4280)
Companion:HB 59 by Branch, Similar
Remarks:This Act takes effect immediately, but only if a specific appropriation for the implementation of the Act is provided in a general appropriations act of the 81st Legislature.
Senate Committee:Education
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=8   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=1
House Committee:Higher Education
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=7   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=2
Senate Conferees:Appointed (05/18/2009) West (Chair) | Duncan | Hinojosa | Ogden | Shapiro
House Conferees:Appointed (05/23/2009) Branch (Chair) | Anchia | Crownover | Giddings | McCall
Actions: (descending date order)
Viewing Votes: Most Recent House Vote | Most Recent Senate Vote
Description Comment Date       Time       Journal Page
 See remarks for effective date      06/19/2009    
 Signed by the Governor      06/19/2009     5157
 Sent to the Governor      06/03/2009     5156
 Signed in the House       06/03/2009     6968
 Signed in the Senate       06/02/2009     5152
 Reported enrolled      05/31/2009     5155
 Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported      05/31/2009     6898
 Record vote      05/31/2009     4988
 Senate adopts conference committee report      05/31/2009     4988
 House adopts conf. comm. report-reported      05/31/2009     4985
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      05/31/2009     6198
 Record vote   RV#1608   05/31/2009     6198
 House adopts conference committee report      05/31/2009     6197
 Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed      05/30/2009   07:58 PM 
 Conference committee report filed      05/30/2009     4792
 House appoints conferees-reported      05/25/2009     2895
 House grants request for conf comm-reported      05/25/2009     2895
 House appoints conferees      05/23/2009     4476
 House grants request for conference committee      05/23/2009     4476
 Senate appoints conferees-reported      05/18/2009     3951
 Senate requests conference committee-reported      05/18/2009     3951
 Senate refuses to concur-reported      05/18/2009     3951
 Senate appoints conferees      05/18/2009     2498
 Senate requests conference committee      05/18/2009     2498
 Senate refuses to concur      05/18/2009     2498
 Read      05/18/2009     2498
 House amendment(s) laid before the Senate      05/18/2009     2496
 House passage as amended reported      05/15/2009     2399
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      05/14/2009     3485
 Record vote   RV#831   05/14/2009     3484
 Passed      05/14/2009     3484
 Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal      05/14/2009     3484
 Read 3rd time      05/14/2009     3484
 Passed to 3rd reading as amended      05/13/2009     3335
 Amended   1-Chavez and Martinez   05/13/2009     3335
 Laid out as postponed business      05/13/2009     3335
 Postponed   5/13/09 11:45 AM   05/13/2009     3311
 Laid out as postponed business      05/13/2009     3311
 Postponed   5/12/09 10:15 PM   05/12/2009     3296
 Read 2nd time      05/12/2009     3296
 Laid out in lieu of companion   HB 59   05/12/2009     3296
 Committee report sent to Calendars      04/30/2009    
 Committee report printed and distributed      04/29/2009   11:32 PM 
 Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator      04/29/2009     2216
 Reported favorably as substituted      04/22/2009    
 Committee substitute considered in committee      04/22/2009    
 Vote reconsidered in committee      04/22/2009    
 Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)      04/22/2009    
 Considered in public hearing      04/22/2009    
 Referred to Higher Education      04/20/2009     1596
 Read first time      04/20/2009     1596
 Received from the Senate      04/16/2009     1268
 Reported engrossed       04/15/2009     1108
 Record vote       04/15/2009     1029
 Passed       04/15/2009     1029
 Read 3rd time       04/15/2009     1029
 Record vote       04/15/2009     1028
 Three day rule suspended       04/15/2009     1028
 Vote recorded in Journal       04/15/2009     1028
 Passed to engrossment as amended       04/15/2009     1028
 Vote recorded in Journal       04/15/2009     1028
 Amended       04/15/2009     1028
 Amendment(s) offered   FA2 Ogden   04/15/2009     1028
 Vote recorded in Journal       04/15/2009     1027
 Amended       04/15/2009     1027
 Amendment(s) offered   FA1 West   04/15/2009     1027
 Read 2nd time       04/15/2009     1027
 Vote recorded in Journal      04/15/2009     1027
 Rules suspended-Regular order of business      04/15/2009     1027
 Placed on intent calendar      04/14/2009    
 Committee report printed and distributed      04/07/2009   02:32 PM 
 Reported favorably as substituted      04/07/2009     921
 Considered in public hearing      04/02/2009    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .      04/02/2009    
 Co-author authorized      03/09/2009     413
 Left pending in committee      03/03/2009    
 Testimony taken in committee      03/03/2009    
 Considered in public hearing      03/03/2009    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .      03/03/2009    
 Referred to Education      02/23/2009     311
 Read first time      02/23/2009     311
 Filed      02/19/2009    
 Received by the Secretary of the Senate      02/19/2009