Bill Text: TX HB3629 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the Brazosport College District to offer a baccalaureate degree program in nursing.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-19 - Left pending in committee [HB3629 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-HB3629-Introduced.html
  85R15055 JRJ-D
 
  By: Bonnen of Brazoria H.B. No. 3629
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education
  Coordinating Board for the Brazosport College District to offer a
  baccalaureate degree program in nursing.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 130.0012, Education Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (b-4) to read as follows:
         (b-4)  The coordinating board shall authorize a
  baccalaureate degree program in the field of nursing under this
  section to be offered by the Brazosport College District.  Offering
  a baccalaureate degree program under this subsection does not
  otherwise alter the role and mission of a public junior college.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
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