LEGISLATIVE BUDGET BOARD
Austin, Texas
 
FISCAL NOTE, 80TH LEGISLATIVE REGULAR SESSION
 
March 16, 2007

TO:
Honorable Geanie Morrison, Chair, House Committee on Higher Education
 
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 Introduced

No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

The bill would amend Section 87.861(d), Education Code to lower the threshold for Texas A&M University Central Texas System Center in Killeen to become a free-standing general academic teaching institution 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. Current statute calculates the 1,000 full-time students per semester.


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