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April 6, 2009

House Bill 79: Higher Education Scholarship

Author:
Rep. Lou Lang

Summary:
This bill would award scholarships to be awarded to entering freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors at community colleges, colleges, and universities, whether public or private, located in this State. It currently is for any graduate of a public school or any private that has been recognized by the Commission; this would not include homeschoolers.

Status:

1/2/2009(House) Prefiled with clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
1/14/2009(House) First Reading
1/14/2009(House) Referred to Rules Committee
2/4/2009(House) Added co-sponsor Representative Luis Arroyo
2/4/2009(House) Assigned to Higher Education Committee
2/5/2009(House) Added chief co-sponsor Representative Mike Boland
2/10/2009(House) Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2/20/2009(House) Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2/20/2009(House) Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
3/11/2009(House) House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Higher Education Committee
3/11/2009(House) House Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Higher Education Committee; 4-3
3/11/2009(House) Do Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Higher Education Committee; 4-3
3/12/2009(House) Placed on Calendar second Reading—Standard Debate
4/1/2009(House) Second Reading—Standard Debate
4/1/2009(House) Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading—Standard Debate
4/3/2009(House) Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

This bill failed to pass, and is now dead.

HSLDA’s Position:
Neutral.

Action Requested:
No action requested at this time.

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