By: Nelson S.B. No. 1319
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Subchapter H, Chapter 105, Education Code, is
amended by adding Section 105.405 to read as follows:
Sec. 105.405. SCHOOL OF PHARMACY. (a) The board may
establish and maintain a school of pharmacy as a professional
school of the health science center.
(b) The board may prescribe courses leading to customary
degrees offered at other leading American schools of pharmacy and
may award those degrees.
SECTION 2. Not later than August 31, 2004, the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board shall prepare an impact statement
examining the initial implementation of this Act and shall deliver
a copy of the statement to the board of regents of the University of
North Texas System and to the chair of the standing committee of
each house of the legislature with primary jurisdiction over higher
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2003.