NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Wednesday, May 2, 2001

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Teel Bivins

To consider the following:

The committee will take invited testimony from the Legislative Budget
Board regarding model runs for S.B. 10 by Bivins et al.

SB 475            Bernsen
Relating to a housing stipend program for public school teachers in
rural areas.

SB 852            Harris
Relating to public school teachers.

SB 927            Shapleigh
Relating to the transfer or donation of data processing equipment
to certain public school students.

SB 1389            Armbrister
Relating to the treatment under the public school finance system of
declining property values and taxes levied on property subject to
bankruptcy proceedings or an appeal by a property owner.

SB 1769            Ogden
Relating to certain contributions by members of the Teacher
Retirement System of Texas.

HB 108            Flores                   SP: Truan
Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of education

HB 459            Carter                   SP: Moncrief
Relating to higher education tuition and fee exemptions for
children of dead or disabled firefighters or peace officers.

HB 461            Crownover, Myra          SP: Haywood
Relating to imposing a recreational facility fee at the University
of North Texas.

HB 462            Crownover, Myra          SP: Haywood
Relating to the authority of the board of regents of the University
of North Texas to levy student fees for medical services.

HB 467            Solomons                 SP: Nelson
Relating to the authority of the board of regents of Texas Woman's
University to levy student fees for medical services.

HB 623            Hochberg                 SP: Bivins
Relating to the selection, distribution, and use of public school
textbooks; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 1011            Swinford                 SP: Bivins
Relating to the transfer of the Amarillo campus of the Texas State
Technical College System to Amarillo College.

HB 1127            Rangel                   SP: Bivins
Relating to procedures governing employment contracts for faculty
members at public institutions of higher education.

HB 1465            Kitchen                  SP: Barrientos
Relating to a pilot project for reduced tuition rates at certain
public junior colleges.

HB 1532            Kuempel                  SP: Wentworth
Relating to the determination under the school finance system of
the amount of collected taxes for certain school districts.

HB 1671            Hochberg                 SP: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the names of certain entities within The University of
Texas System.

HB 1685            Rangel                   SP: Bivins
Relating to a partnership or affiliation between certain entities
and a general academic teaching institution or a medical and dental

HB 1799            Villarreal, Mike         SP: Shapleigh
Relating to long-range planning for higher education.

HB 1938            Solis, Jim               SP: Bivins
Relating to education loans made or financed by a higher education
authority or nonprofit corporation.

HB 2584            Chavez                   SP: Zaffirini
Relating to a commission to study geriatrics as a requisite for
medical school graduation.

HB 2864            Sadler                   SP: Cain
Relating to the small and mid-sized district adjustment under the
public school finance system.

HB 3343            Sadler                   SP: Bivins
Relating to the operation and funding of certain group coverage programs
for certain school and educational employees and their dependents.

Pending business:

SB 265            Ogden
Relating to school district high school equivalency examination

SB 1102            Barrientos
Relating to a survey concerning persons who drop out of school.

SJR 52            Bivins
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature
to use contributions to the pension fund of the Teacher Retirement
System of Texas to finance health care benefits for retirees of
that system.



HB 1532
HB 1799
HB 3343