SB 295

84(R) - 2015
Senate Higher Education
Senate Higher Education
Higher Education

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Charles Schwertner


Royce West

Bill Caption

Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas.

Fiscal Notes

No fiscal impact.

Bill Analysis

SB 295 would require the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to establish a system to maintain data about individuals who complete a medical residency in Texas for a two year period following the residency completion. Relevant data includes how long physicians work in the state of Texas, medical specialties, and practice locations.

Vote Recommendation Notes

05/21/2015 update:

No changes were made in House committee and we remain neutral on SB 295 in the second chamber. The second chamber sponsor is Representative Ryan Guillen.

First chamber recommendation:

This bill does not affirm or abridge any of the principles of liberty, therefore we are neutral on this legislation.