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COMMITTEE: Appropriations

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Friday, September 9, 2022

PLACE: E1.030
CHAIR: Rep. Greg Bonnen


The House Appropriations Committee will meet to hear invited testimony only on the following:


1. Texas Education Agency

                Interim Charge 6: Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund Expenditures


2. Higher Education: Access and Affordability

                Examine options for increasing access to and affordability of successfully obtaining post-secondary degrees and credentials.


3. Higher Education: Excellence and Research Funding

                Review current Texas research and endowment funds and explore opportunities for enhanced state investments.


4. Texas Juvenile Justice Department

                Explore the role of appropriations in the agency's current efforts to improve staff recruitment and retention.


Electronic public comments will be available for:

Texas Education Agency

Higher Education Access and Affordability

Higher Education Excellence and Research Funding

Texas Juvenile Justice Department

For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person

witness registration, can be found here:


A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here:


Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health

and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here:


Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until

the hearing is adjourned by visiting:







Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.