03/21/2018 10:45 AM-01:00 PM
Where: START TIME: Begins upon adjournment of the CAAP Meeting, whichever occurs later. Location: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 1200 E. Anderson Lane Austin, TX - Board Room
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AGENDA & AGENDA MATERIALS
Agenda Item V-H(1): Consideration of adopting Commissioner’s recommendation to the Committee relating to the proposed amendments to Chapter 5, Subchapter C, Sections 5.41 - 5.43, 5.45, 5.46, 5.48, 5.50, and 5.51 - 5.54 of Board rules concerning approval of new academic programs at public universities and health-related institutions, review of existing degree programs, and the repeal of Section 5.56 of Board rules concerning approval of baccalaureate degree programs for selected community colleges
the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee’s recommendation to the Board relating to the proposed amendments to
Chapter 4, Subchapter D, Sections 4.81 – 4.85 of Board rules concerning college courses offered for dual credit by public institutions of higher education
Texas Penal Code Section 46.035(c) states: "A license holder commits an offense if the license holder intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries a handgun under the authority of Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code, regardless of whether the handgun is concealed or carried in a shoulder or belt holster, in the room or rooms where a meeting of a governmental entity is held and if the meeting is an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Government Code, and the entity provided notice as required by that chapter." Thus, no person can carry a handgun and enter the room or rooms where a meeting of the THECB is held if the meeting is an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Government Code.
Please Note that this governmental meeting is, in the opinion of counsel representing THECB, an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Government Code and THECB is providing notice of this meeting as required by Chapter 551. In addition, please note that the written communication required by Texas Penal Code Sections 30.06 and 30.07, prohibiting both concealed and open carry of handguns by Government Code Chapter 411 licensees, will be posted at the entrances to this governmental meeting.