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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 138 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a distance learning program at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 429 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3650 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to an agreement between a school district and public institution of higher education to provide a dual credit program to high school students enrolled in the district. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3941 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to online adult high school diploma programs. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4175 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to restrictions on the method of providing public speaking or similar courses by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 380 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to a student's eligibility to enroll in courses provided through the state virtual school network. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 947 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the ability of certain students to enroll full-time in courses provided through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1455 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the state virtual school network; changing a fee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 2231 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Cole, Sheryl | et. al.
Relating to the exemption of tuition and laboratory fees at public institutions of higher education for certain paramedics. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2244 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
HB 319 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a distance learning program at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 539 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the ability of certain dependents of members of the United States military to enroll full-time in courses provided through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1407 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1476 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to reporting the performance on assessment instruments of students enrolled in the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1826 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the ability of certain students to enroll full-time in courses provided through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3221 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to a student's eligibility to enroll in courses provided through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3427 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3577 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services educational program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3784 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to certain applications to obtain a license to carry a handgun and to the associated handgun proficiency course. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4170 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 587 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Relating to the state virtual school network, including the ability of certain dependents of members of the United States military to enroll full-time in courses provided through the network. House: Public Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
SB 610 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to a study on expanding the state virtual school network. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 620 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to a student's eligibility to enroll in courses provided through the state virtual school network. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1471 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1734 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to full-time online programs provided through the state virtual school network. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2084 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for public school students in blended learning programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 791 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to a distance learning program at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2032 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the ability of certain students to enroll full-time in courses provided through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2178 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to waiving a Parks and Wildlife Department fee for certain veterans and other military personnel taking the hunter education course. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2377 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the ability of a student who lived out of state in the preceding school year to enroll full-time in courses provided through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2446 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to a study and report on online law schools and on the licensing of attorneys who obtain degrees through online or correspondence law schools or who become licensed through other nontraditional methods. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2760 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the state virtual school network, including funding and the provision of courses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3027 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based baccalaureate degree programs at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
HB 3331 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the state virtual school network, including student eligibility, course provider eligibility, and funding for certain providers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3367 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John Relating to the establishment of state authorization reciprocity agreements for postsecondary distance learning courses. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3467 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a postsecondary distance learning feasibility study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 894 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the state virtual school network. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1312 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based online or other distance education baccalaureate degree programs at certain private institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1470 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Raney, John
Relating to the establishment of state authorization reciprocity agreements for postsecondary distance learning courses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1896 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to providing public school students tutorials through the state virtual school network for end-of-course assessment instruments required for graduation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 1850 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to eligibility for full-time enrollment of private school students and home-schooled students in the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1926 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the operation of the state virtual school network and courses provided through other distance learning arrangements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2843 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the provision of additional opportunities for instruction through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3088 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3280 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to additional virtual instruction at public and private elementary and secondary schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 1483 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1479 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2893 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the technology demonstration sites project and to a computer lending pilot program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 955 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the state virtual school network. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 277 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of a state virtual school network to provide education to students through electronic means. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1569 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to participation in school district services and activities by home-schooled students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1632 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the use of technology by public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2697 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the authority of public schools to operate distance learning schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 780 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of technology by public schools. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1788 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the creation and operation of a state virtual school network to provide education to students through electronic means. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1445 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of a state virtual school network to provide education to students through electronic means. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2806 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 17 79-1 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the creation and operation of a state virtual school network to provide education to students through electronic means. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1554 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to a virtual charter school administered by a public senior college or university. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2218 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to electronic courses offered by public school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 699 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to establishment of a public education Internet portal. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 933 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Relating to a virtual charter school administered by a public senior college or university. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1343 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the regulation and operation of certain career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 649 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to reduced rates for certain telecommunications services for nonprofit organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 756 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to a pilot project to study electronic courses for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2770 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to cooperative distance learning programs in public schools. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3131 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to a virtual classroom program for certain public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3643 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to open-enrollment charter schools that deliver educational services through distance learning courses. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 1397 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the creation of a virtual university to assist elected officials of rural local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1764 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to use of the state government telecommunications system by certain private entities providing telemedicine or distance learning services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 559 62-0 (1971) Author: Doran, Jr., Hilary B. | et. al. Creating an interim committee to study educational microwave transmission network.
HB 247 38-0 (1923) Author: Green, Waldo P. | et. al. Relating to establishing and maintaining a State School of Correspondence at Austin, Texas.

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