Honorable Judith Zaffirini, Chair, Senate Committee on Higher Education
John S O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2631 by Branch (Relating to the advanced research program.), As Engrossed
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would rename the Advanced Research program, the Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program. The bill would also strike language in the statute that the total funds appropriated to the program may be at least equal to 10 percent of the average amount of the federally sponsored research funds allocated to all institutions of higher education annually during the preceding three years.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.