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Relating to the inclusion in the definition of a medical and dental unit of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin and the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the participation of those schools in certain programs and funding.
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
SB 479 would add the medical schools at The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to the Joint Admission Medical Program, which provides qualified low-income students with financial and academic support for medical school. Dell Medical School would also be added to the list of institutions eligible for funding from the permanent health fund for higher education.