Financial Aid Advisory Committee (FAAC) Meeting

When: 11/21/2019 10:30 AM — 2:30 PM
Where: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 1200 E. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX - Board Room

Agenda

  1. Welcome, Introductions, and Overview of Meeting
  2. Consideration of Approval of Minutes from the meeting held on September 5, 2019
  3. Update: External Relations
  4. Presentation: Urban Institute Financial Aid Study – Sandy Baum and Kristen Blagg, Urban Institute
  5. Discussion: Proposed Update to Texas Administrative Code Related to Student Indebtedness
  6. Election of Vice Chair
  7. Approval of 2020 Meeting Dates
  8. Discussion: Member Expectations
  9. Update: Prior FAAC Business
  10. Presentation: Financial Wellness Learning Collaborative
  11. Presentation: FAAC Annual Report
  12. Update: TASFA Sub-Committee
  13. Update: Data Collection Sub-Committee
  14. Update: Legislative Recommendations Subcommittee
  15. Update: TASFAA Recommendations and Feedback
  16. Update: School District Recommendations and Feedback
  17. Discussion: FAFSA State Deadline Language
  18. Discussion: Proposed Updates to Texas Administrative Code
  19. Update: Preliminary Considerations for 87th Legislative Session
  20. Update: Office of Student Financial Aid Programs
  21. Discussion: Topics for Future Meetings
  22. Adjournment

Meeting Materials

(YouTube Play Financial Aid Advisory Committee (FAAC) YouTube Video)

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.