COMMITTEE:    Higher Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, April 29, 2021 

PLACE:       JHR 120 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jim Murphy 


The committee will hear the following bills:


HB 1624        Raymond                                               
Relating to a study on best practices in STEM programs at minority-serving public institutions of higher education and to a grant program to implement those practices.

HB 1482        Johnson, Jarvis                                        
Relating to measures to assist students enrolled at public institutions of higher education who are homeless or who are or were in foster care.

HB 214         Thierry                                               
Relating to measures to assist students enrolled at public institutions of higher education who are homeless or who are or were in foster care.

HB 4487        Rosenthal                                             
Relating to measures to facilitate the successful completion of degree and certificate programs by certain adult learners at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2279        Middleton | et al.                                     
Relating to certain requirements for a public institution of higher education policy requiring students to reside on campus.

HB 3462        Morales Shaw                                          
Relating to the designation of liaison officers to assist certain students at public institutions of higher education who are parents.

HB 2815        Turner, Chris                                         
Relating to eligibility for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program.

For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here: https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx


A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here: https://house.texas.gov/video-audio/


Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here: https://house.texas.gov/committees/public-access-house-committee-meetings/


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: https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c290





Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 581


**         See Committee Coordinator for previous versions         **
of this notice.


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.