COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 

PLACE:       E1.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Chris Turner 


HB 66          Romero, Jr.
Relating to student success-based funding recommendations for certain continuing workforce education courses offered by public junior colleges.

HB 476         Howard                 
Relating to certain duties of public institutions of higher education and the Department of State Health Services regarding policies on the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education.

HB 730         Hernandez | et al.      
Relating to exempting certain homeless individuals from the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.

HB 809         Thierry                
Relating to measures to assist students enrolled at public institutions of higher education who are homeless or who were formerly in foster care.

HB 1277        Perez                  
Relating to authorizing a wellness and success center fee at the University of Houston-Downtown.

HB 1482        Lozano                 
Relating to the offense of hazing.

HB 1516        Coleman                
Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas Southern University; authorizing the continued imposition of a fee.

HB 1702        Howard                 
Relating to services provided for students at public institutions of higher education who were formerly in foster care.

HB 1891        Stucky                 
Relating to an exemption from the assessment requirements of the Texas Success Initiative for students who achieve certain scores on certain high school equivalency examinations.

HB 2000        Turner, Chris | et al.  
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2140        Neave                  
Relating to creating an electronic application system for state student financial assistance.

HB 2261        Walle                  
Relating to the physician education loan repayment program.

HB 2680        Schaefer               
Relating to the student recreational facility fee at The University of Texas at Tyler.

HB 2709        Frullo                 
Relating to authorization for the sale of certain Texas Tech University property.

HB 2718        Turner, Chris           
Relating to authorizing an increase in the student union fee at The University of Texas at Arlington.

HB 2867        Metcalf                
Relating to the creation of the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

HB 2963        Clardy                 
Relating to the conveyance of certain state forest land in Cherokee County under the control of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System.

HB 2968        Frullo                 
Relating to procedures for the issuance of certain private activity bonds.

HB 3011        Turner, Chris           
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to provide to a school district certain information used in determining academic accountability ratings for the district.

HB 3042        Turner, Chris           
Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education.

HB 3266        Raney                  
Relating to fees charged to students enrolled at component institutions of The Texas A&M University System.

*Bills may be heard out of order at the discretion of the chair.





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