UT FOCUS Act Passes; Appointments, Confirmation Hearings Expected
The UT FOCUS Act, which would reconstitute and restructure the UT Board of Trustees, was approved by the Senate this week when they concurred with the House version of the bill on a 22-8 vote.
House and Senate Pass UT Board of Trustees Legislation; But Versions of Bill Vary
The UT FOCUS Act passed this week on both the Senate and House floors with differing versions of the bill.
Education Committees Begin to Close, Shifting Focus to Finance
Several legislative committees finished their business this week.
UT FOCUS Act Passes in House Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee; Expected to be Heard Next Week in Senate and House Committees
The UT FOCUS Act was heard this week in House Finance Ways, and Means Subcommittee and ultimately passed to the full House Finance, Ways, and Means Committee with minimal debate.
Dueling Amendments Adopted to UT FOCUS Act; Conversations to Continue Next Week
Two different amendments have now been adopted by the House and Senate Government Operations Committees.