[TACRAO] Listserv Legislative Issues Update

Tracy Bredemeyer tracy.bredemeyer at tstc.edu
Tue Mar 2 12:47:21 CST 2021


Thank you!

On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 2:44 PM Sam Carrell <scarrell at uttyler.edu> wrote:

> Good afternoon and happy Friday TACRAO!
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> As of today the Legislative Issues Committee has identified and is
> monitoring 142 bills pertaining to higher education from the filings for
> the 87th Legislature. As with the first email on 2/2, attached to this
> message you will find an Excel with basic information about each bill,
> which now also includes their current status (filed or referred) and any
> existing committee assignments.
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> Within the last 48 hours we’ve seen the first real actions of the year,
> with eighteen (18) House bills referred to eight different committees (as
> noted in the Excel). Half of these bills have been referred to the Higher
> Education Committee, which has yet to set any meeting dates at all per the
> TLO website. Several of the other committees have begun to set dates, but
> only for specific invited testimony, so it appears the bills we’re
> interested in aren’t up for review and debate just yet.
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> The Committee is here to help gather data for all of TACRAO, so please
> feel free to share information and ask questions as much as ya’ll would
> like. If anyone thinks we’ve missed a relevant bill, or believes any bills
> need particular attention, please let us know and we’ll be sure to follow
> up accordingly.
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> Thank you,
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> *Dr. Sam Carrell, Ph.D., M.B.A.*
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> Associate Registrar for Graduation, Curriculum, and Policy
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> Office of the Registrar
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