LEGISLATIVE BUDGET BOARD
Austin, Texas
 
FISCAL NOTE, 80TH LEGISLATIVE REGULAR SESSION
 
May 24, 2007

TO:
Honorable Tom Craddick, Speaker of the House, House of Representatives
 
FROM:
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
 
IN RE:
HB589 by Aycock (Relating to the student enrollment required for Texas A&M University--Central Texas to operate as a general academic teaching institution.), As Passed 2nd House

No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

The bill would amend Education Code to lower the threshold for Texas A&M University Central Texas System Center in Killeen,  Texas A&M University   Kingsville System Center and The University of North Texas at Dallas to become a free-standing general academic teaching institutions by changing the methodology by which the students are calculated. The methodolgy in the bill would calculate the 1,000 full-time students threshold per academic year, defined as the fall and spring semesters and the summer session of the academic year.


Local Government Impact

No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.


Source Agencies:
781 Higher Education Coordinating Board
LBB Staff:
JOB, MN, CT, RT, SSh