TX SB18 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 6 2017 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-05-17 - Left pending in committee
Pending: House Higher Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Relating to public institutions of higher education setting aside portions of designated tuition for student financial assistance.

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Relating to public institutions of higher education setting aside portions of designated tuition for student financial assistance.


Roll Calls

2017-04-06 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 20 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-06 - Senate - Rules suspended-Regular order of business (Y: 20 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-05 - Senate - Vote recorded in Journal (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-05 - Senate - FA3 Schwertner (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-04 - Senate - Record vote (Y: 17 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-04 - Senate - Amendment fails of adoption (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-04 - Senate - FA1 Seliger (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-04 - Senate - Rules suspended-Regular order of business (Y: 26 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-05-17HouseLeft pending in committee
2017-05-17HouseTestimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
2017-05-17HouseConsidered in public hearing
2017-05-17HouseScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2017-05-16HousePosting rule suspended
2017-05-01HouseReferred to Higher Education
2017-05-01HouseRead first time
2017-04-06HouseReceived from the Senate
2017-04-06SenateReported engrossed
2017-04-06SenateRecord vote
2017-04-06SenateRead 3rd time
2017-04-06SenateRecord vote
2017-04-06SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2017-04-05SenateRecord vote
2017-04-05SenatePassed to engrossment as amended
2017-04-05SenateVote recorded in Journal
2017-04-05SenateAmendment(s) offered
2017-04-05SenateRecord vote
2017-04-05SenateAmendment(s) offered
2017-04-05SenateVote reconsidered
2017-04-04SenateReason for vote recorded in Journal
2017-04-04SenateRecord vote
2017-04-04SenatePassed to engrossment as amended
2017-04-04SenateRecord vote
2017-04-04SenateAmendment fails of adoption
2017-04-04SenateAmendment(s) offered
2017-04-04SenateRecord vote
2017-04-04SenateAmendment(s) offered
2017-04-04SenateRead 2nd time
2017-04-04SenateRecord vote
2017-04-04SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2017-04-04SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2017-04-03SenateNot again placed on intent calendar
2017-03-30SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2017-03-15SenateCo-author authorized
2017-03-14SenateNot again placed on intent calendar
2017-03-14SenateCo-author authorized
2017-03-13SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2017-02-22SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2017-02-22SenateReported favorably w/o amendments
2017-02-22SenateTestimony taken in committee
2017-02-22SenateConsidered in public hearing
2017-02-22SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2017-02-06SenateCo-author authorized
2017-01-31SenateCo-author authorized
2017-01-30SenateCo-author authorized
2017-01-24SenateReferred to Higher Education
2017-01-24SenateRead first time
2017-01-19SenateReceived by the Secretary of the Senate


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ04-04-F.PDF#page=18
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ04-04-F.PDF#page=20
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ04-05-F.PDF#page=22
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ04-05-F.PDF#page=23
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ04-06-F.PDF#page=4
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ04-04-F.PDF#page=21

Bill Comments