COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, April 8, 2021 

PLACE:       JHR 120 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jim Murphy 


The committee will hearing the following bills:


HB 2030        Turner, Chris | et al.                                 
Relating to the establishment by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of a grant program for regional postsecondary education collaboratives.

HB 2645        King, Tracy O.                                         
Relating to the election of certain junior college district trustees by plurality vote.

HB 2766        Rogers | et al.                                        
Relating to the creation of a rural dual credit pilot program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 3175        Morrison | et al.                                      
Relating to state support for comprehensive regional universities in this state.

HB 3186        Raney | et al.                                         
Relating to the use of the skills development fund by certain entities.

HB 4383        Murphy                                                
Relating to providing information to undergraduate students regarding a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions.

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