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HJR3   Passed by the House and Senate
This bill would cost taxpayers $208,430,406.00 over five years, according to the Legislative Budget Bureau.
Referred to House Higher Education Committee, chaired by a Republican
Referred to Senate Finance Committee, chaired by a Republican
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the Texas University Fund, which provides funding to certain institutions of higher education to achieve national prominence as major research universities and drive the state economy.
Republican Bill, authored by Bonnen
Co-authors:
Sponsors: Huffman
Co-sponsors: Alvarado; West

View at Texas Legislature Online

Fri 3/10/2023


(H) Filed
(H) Greg Bonnen signed onto the bill as Author
 

Mon 3/13/2023


(H) Referred to the House Higher Education Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Mon 3/27/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Higher Education Committee met and decided to leave this bill pending without objection.
 

Mon 4/3/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Higher Education Committee met and voted for passage. Ayes (Kuempel; Paul; Bucy; Burns; Clardy; Cole; González, Mary; Howard; Lalani; Raney) Absents (Burrows)
 

Wed 4/12/2023


(H) Referred to the House Calendars Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Mon 4/17/2023


(H) A Republican amendment (No. 1) from Bonnen amended the bill.
(H) Record Vote No. 213 (CSHJR 3, as amended, was adopted)

RV#213: Yeas 133 (R 71, D 62) - Nays 9 (R 9, D 0)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bhojani; Bonnen; Bowers; Bryant; Buckley; Bucy; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Campos; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Collier; Cook; Cortez; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Davis; Dorazio; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Garcia; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hefner; Hernandez; Herrero; Hinojosa; Holland; Howard; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Neave Criado; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Ortega; Patterson; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Schofield; Shaheen; Sherman; Shine; Slawson; Smith; Spiller; Stucky; Talarico; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Troxclair; Turner; VanDeaver; Vo; Walle; Wilson; Zwiener

Nay - Cain; DeAyala; Hayes; Schaefer; Slaton; Swanson; Tinderholt; Toth; Vasut

Please note: the following statements by legislators do not affect the vote count that was recorded.

Harrison: "When Record No. 213 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Isaac: "When Record No. 213 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Schatzline: "When Record No. 213 was taken, I was excused because of important business in the district. I would have voted no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


 

Thu 4/20/2023


(S) Referred to the Senate Finance Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Wed 5/3/2023


(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Mon 5/8/2023


(S) Placed on intent calendar
 

Tue 5/9/2023


(S) Vote recorded in Journal
(S) Record Vote (Senate Third Reading)

Senate Vote: Yeas 30 (R 18, D 12) - Nays 1 (R 1, D 0)

Yea - Alvarado; Bettencourt; Birdwell; Blanco; Campbell; Creighton; Eckhardt; Flores; Gutierrez; Hancock; Hinojosa; Huffman; Hughes; Johnson; King; Kolkhorst; LaMantia; Menéndez; Middleton; Miles; Nichols; Parker; Paxton; Perry; Schwertner; Sparks; Springer; West; Whitmire; Zaffirini

Nay - Hall

 

Sun 5/28/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 2238 (The motion to adopt the conference committee report on HJR 3 prevailed)

RV#2238: Yeas 110 (R 75, D 35) - Nays 30 (R 6, D 24)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allison; Anchía; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bhojani; Bonnen; Buckley; Bucy; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Campos; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Cook; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Davis; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Flores; Frank; Gamez; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Hayes; Hefner; Hernandez; Holland; Howard; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lambert; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Moody; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Ortega; Patterson; Paul; Plesa; Price; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shine; Slawson; Smith; Spiller; Stucky; Talarico; Tepper; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Toth; Troxclair; VanDeaver; Walle; Wilson; Zwiener

Nay - Allen; Bernal; Bowers; Bryant; Cain; Collier; Cortez; Dutton; González, J.; Harrison; Johnson, J. D.; Lalani; Manuel; Meza; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Neave Criado; Perez; Ramos; Romero; Rose; Sherman; Smithee; Swanson; Thierry; Thompson, S.; Tinderholt; Vasut; Vo; Wu

Please note: the following statements by legislators do not affect the vote count that was recorded.

Hinojosa: "When Record No. 2238 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Landgraf: "When Record No. 2238 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Neave Criado: "When Record No. 2238 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Reynolds: "When Record No. 2238 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Rosenthal: "When Record No. 2238 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Schaefer: "When Record No. 2238 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Smithee: "When Record No. 2238 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Thierry: "When Record No. 2238 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Toth: "When Record No. 2238 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


 

Mon 5/29/2023


(H) Signed in the House
(S) Signed in the Senate


Lobbying Against/For/On This Bill

For

(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Finance as Austin, Glen for Greater Houston Partnership
(Mon 3/27/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Brown, Crystal for Greater Houston Partnership
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Finance as Krogman, Travis for Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
(Mon 3/27/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Matthews, Stephanie for Texas Association of Business
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Finance as Matthews, Stephanie for Texas Association of Business
(Mon 3/27/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Milligan, Maureen for Teaching Hospitals of Texas
(Mon 3/27/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Rodriguez, Jennifer for North Texas Commission
(Mon 3/27/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Soto, Renzo for Texas 2036
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Finance as Soto, Renzo for Texas 2036
(Mon 3/27/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Yancy, Justin for Texas Business Leadership Council
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Finance as Yancy, Justin for Texas Business Leadership Council
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Finance as Zavala, Gilbert for Opportunity Austin
 

On

(Wed 5/3/2023) Testifying before Senate Finance as Currah, Tom for Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
(Mon 3/27/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Damphousse, Kelly for Texas State University
(Wed 5/3/2023) Testifying before Senate Finance as Keller, Harrison for Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
(Mon 3/27/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Khator, Renu for University of Houston System
(Wed 5/3/2023) Testifying before Senate Finance as Reissig, Mike for Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
(Mon 3/27/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Schovane, Lawrence for Texas Tech University
(Mon 3/27/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Smatresk, Neal for University of North Texas
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Finance as Blanton, Whitney for Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
(Mon 3/27/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Blanton, Whitney for Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Finance as Ion, Anca for Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
(Mon 3/27/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Ion, Anca for Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company
(Mon 3/27/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Keller, Harrison for Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board



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