On May 30, H.B. 3348 was sent to Gov. Greg
Abbott (R-TX) for review. The bill requires
the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to establish a pilot project to examine the
feasibility and effectiveness of authorizing baccalaureate degree programs in
the field of dental hygiene at a public junior college that satisfies the
- Offers a degree program in that field.
- Has a main campus located in the county seat of a
county with a population greater than 200,000.
- Includes territory in at least six public school districts located in