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HB 21 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the funding of primary and secondary education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 22 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to public school accountability. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 94 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the basic allotment and the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 136 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to inclusion of career and technology education in the mission of public education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 145 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to public school students evaluated for purposes of accountability ratings in certain school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 154 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 168 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to creating a voluntary program to recognize licensed before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 188 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to student/teacher ratios for prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 194 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 209 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to voter registration application forms in high schools. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 255 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 264 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to public outreach materials to foster awareness of certain public school curriculum requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 304 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to civil liability for bullying of a child. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 354 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 367 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards. House: Public Education
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 374 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 380 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public school districts for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career or technology training programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career or technology programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 382 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 452 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the notice to the parent or other person having lawful control of a public school student concerning the student's class performance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 465 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the carrying of weapons at amusement parks or locations associated with schools or educational institutions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 512 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the placement of warning signs in areas where the use of a wireless communication device is prohibited. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 585 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the qualification for and performance at institutions of higher education of certain students who completed certain mathematics courses during high school. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 595 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 639 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public schools for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career and technology programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career and technology programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 735 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to school districts, school district's employees, and students recognition of Texas' historical celebrations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 743 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to social work services in public schools. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 755 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the use by certain tax-exempt organizations of certain payments made in connection with real property transfers to provide educational activities through certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 757 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 852 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 859 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; creating an offense; providing for the imposition of penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 870 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 880 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to permissible teachers assigned to a bilingual education program and the permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 930 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 941 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a pilot program for the distribution of certain contraceptives in participating public school districts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 968 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 976 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for certain school art supplies during limited periods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1044 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to mandatory spinal screenings for children in certain grades attending public or private schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1076 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1138 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to allowing a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district to visit school campuses. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1150 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to duties of a school district board of trustees. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1184 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1369 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program. House: Higher Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 1389 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1506 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda Relating to the inclusion of certain courses and activities for certain public school students in the calculation of the required minutes of instruction. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1522 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1540 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to counseling regarding postsecondary education for public high school students. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1569 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the disclosure to public schools of certain records of students placed in residential facilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1577 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to assignment by the University Interscholastic League of schools to districts for purposes of competition. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1592 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the punishment of certain assaults committed against employees of primary and secondary schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1593 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the engagement strategies included in a school district's family engagement plan. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1640 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to ensuring continuity of education for homeless children and foster care youth and access to higher education, career information, and skills certification for foster care youth and former foster care youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1669 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain complaints concerning a student's participation in an extracurricular activity. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 1687 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an agreement between parents and classroom teachers of public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1692 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole | et. al. Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a license holder in a motor vehicle in a parking area of a primary or secondary school. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1720 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to parental notice regarding an incident of lice in a public elementary school. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1732 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to requiring a school district or open-enrollment charter school to report data regarding restraints administered to, complaints filed against, citations issued to, and arrests made of students. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1809 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to annual testing of certain child-care facility employees for tuberculosis. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1886 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to dyslexia screening and testing in public schools, the employment of dyslexia specialists by regional education service centers, the development of a list of training opportunities for educators regarding dyslexia, and transition planning for students enrolled in a special education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1915 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or educational institutions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1980 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the high school graduation of a student who transfers to a public school in this state after the student's junior year of high school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2087 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to restricting the use of covered information, including student personally identifiable information, by an operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application for a school purpose. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2123 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2159 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to school district grace period policies and the provision of meals to public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards or meal accounts. House: Public Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2185 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2205 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to a report of child abuse or neglect made by an employee of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2243 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2244 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2249 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2258 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the establishment of the student mental health division within the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2263 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to continued monitoring of certain public school campuses that have been assigned a campus intervention team and the approval and modification of a campus turnaround plan submitted by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2298 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas | et. al. Relating to the ineligibility of certain persons affiliated with an open-enrollment charter school for election to or service on the State Board of Education or a school district board of trustees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2313 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to additional state aid for school districts that provide social security coverage for district employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2438 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the preference given by school districts to produce grown by certain entities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2442 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the minutes of operation required for public school districts, charter schools, and other education programs and to calculating the average daily attendance for certain education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2447 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the composition of the statewide health coordinating council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2514 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the cigarette tax to the foundation school fund and increasing the rate of that tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2575 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2709 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Education Agency on the financial costs of providing educational services to persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2729 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to an inventory of credentials and certificates that may be earned by a public high school student through a career and technology education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2782 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the method used in rating public school districts and campuses for accountability purposes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2806 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to report certain information regarding expanded learning opportunities. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2864 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of on-campus mental health services by a school district and reimbursement under Medicaid for certain services provided to eligible students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2874 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to providing information regarding immunization requirements for admission to public elementary and secondary schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2880 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the criminal punishment for the threatened exhibition or use of a firearm in or on school property or on a school bus. House: Public Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2994 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to workforce continuing education offered by public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3041 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3145 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the adoption and implementation of a recess policy by public school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3155 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3157 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3318 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to public access to local innovation plans adopted by school districts of innovation. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3323 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the evaluation of and improvements to the quality of the Texas Workforce Commission's subsidized child care program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3347 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to before-school and after-school programs established by public school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3384 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to access to certain independent school district information by a member of the board of trustees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3403 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the authority of a municipality to require that certain oil and gas operations be set back a certain distance from child-care facilities and schools. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3434 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al. Relating to relating to requirements for building construction contracts entered into by public school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3580 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a policy of a school district concerning possession of a telecommunications device by a student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3767 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to annual reporting regarding the establishment of certain school district planning and decision-making committees. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3813 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the creation of a pilot program to allow high schools in certain counties to connect to high-speed fiber-optic networks. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3815 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to rules and policies of the Texas Education Agency regarding public involvement, complaints, negotiated rulemaking, alternative dispute resolution, and advisory committees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3861 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4004 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to verification of eligibility for the school lunch program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4031 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to insurance premium tax and alcoholic beverage tax credits for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4055 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4056 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a list of best practice-based programs and research-based practices in certain areas for implementation in public schools. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 4096 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to improving the care of, and increasing opportunities for, children and adolescents with physical and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4148 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to development of the form for the annual immunization status report by public schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4170 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4176 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4179 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to establishing a program to allow school districts to assist certain children attending public schools in maintaining their Medicaid and child health plan program eligibility. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4205 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to election information provided by a member of the board of trustees or an employee of an independent school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4206 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to elimination of the requirement that a school district establish a local school health advisory council. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4243 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 157 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2442. Signed by the Governor
HJR 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 3 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an education savings account program and a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 50 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the offense of hazing. House: Higher Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 174 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to inclusion of a course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum requirements for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 181 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to civil liability for bullying of a child. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 242 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the right of a child's parent to public school records and information concerning the child. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 276 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 294 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a prohibition against the use of stun guns and Tasers against public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 328 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to public school class size limits. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 349 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 355 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the adoption and implementation of a recess policy by public school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 431 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 482 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of a program to assist foster care youth and former foster care youth in accessing higher education, career information, and skills certifications. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 518 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 542 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 574 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the expansion of applied workforce learning opportunities in this state, including through the establishment of the Texas Industry Internship Challenge. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 608 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to public school class size limits in certain grades. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 647 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student and inclusion of the cost of education adjustment in the computation of weighted average daily attendance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 653 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the eligibility of certain employees or annuitants convicted of certain felony offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 725 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Relating to the donation and distribution of food at public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 755 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the authority of a school district to donate food to a nonprofit organization to be served to students of the district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 757 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to creating a voluntary program to recognize licensed before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 765 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to providing the financial cost incurred by the Texas Education Agency as a result of providing educational services to persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 850 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 922 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 940 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the evaluation of and improvements to the quality of the Texas Workforce Commission's subsidized child care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1007 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the disclosure to public schools of certain records of students placed in residential facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1010 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1030 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1038 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to evaluation of public schools based on academic achievement and financial resources. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1068 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to physical fitness assessment of public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1091 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to limitations on courses that may be offered for dual credit by school districts and public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1113 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1279 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to restricting the use of covered information, including student personally identifiable information, by an operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application for a school purpose. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1280 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the minimum amount of student instruction required to be provided by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1303 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of school district policies regarding the marketing and commercial advertising of food products on school district property. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1308 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the program to provide free or reduced-price meals to certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1310 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to elimination of the requirement that a school district establish a local school health advisory council. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1398 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1404 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent
Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to report certain information regarding expanded learning opportunities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1468 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1482 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of a committee to recommend a framework to incorporate digital teaching and learning in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1566 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to certain powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school and to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1659 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the commissioner of education accepting contributions for the public school system, adopting rules regarding grant compliance, and establishing grants for high-quality educational programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1669 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1688 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the student mental health division within the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1689 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to confidential mental health screenings for students in public primary and secondary schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1690 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the requirements for a school district improvement plan. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1691 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the commissioner of education establishing an annual conference on methods to improve the mental health of students in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1696 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to federal lunch programs for public school students, including a study on participation in such programs and school district lunch grace period policies. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1699 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a model framework to address certain barriers to student learning. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1783 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to continued monitoring of certain public school campuses that have been assigned a campus intervention team. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1784 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to open-source instructional material for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1794 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the elimination of a specific requirement that certain school districts develop and implement a plan to increase enrollment of the district's students at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1850 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to public outreach materials to foster awareness of certain public school curriculum requirements. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1868 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the requirement of a public hearing on certain applications for a permit to drill an oil or gas well. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1880 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public school districts for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career or technology training programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career or technology programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1884 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1886 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the oversight of public education, including the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1889 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to insurance premium tax and alcoholic beverage tax credits for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1898 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public school districts for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career or technology training programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career or technology programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1902 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to continued monitoring of certain public school campuses that have been assigned a campus intervention team. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1942 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hefner, Cole
Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a license holder in a motor vehicle in a parking area of a primary or secondary school. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2071 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the first day of instruction for an open-enrollment charter school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2078 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the duties of school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, the Texas Education Agency, and the Texas School Safety Center regarding multihazard emergency operations plans and other school safety measures. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 2105 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2123 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a pilot program to allow high schools in certain counties to connect to high-speed fiber-optic networks. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2131 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to efforts to facilitate the completion by students of undergraduate certificate and degree programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 2225 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to speech protections for student newspapers in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 42 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 23 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 50 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the regulation of discrimination by school districts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 58 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 62 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to an adjustment under the foundation school program of the taxable value of property for school districts required to provide social security coverage for district employees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 114 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the cigarette tax to the foundation school fund and increasing the rate of that tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 145 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to social work services in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 204 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to cardiac assessments of high school participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 232 85-1 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 320 85-1 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an education enhancement program for students with certain disabilities. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 324 85-1 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to public school students evaluated for purposes of accountability ratings in certain school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 327 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the placement of warning signs in areas where the use of a wireless communication device is prohibited. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 335 85-1 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to testing for lead contamination in public school drinking water. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 31 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to requiring the board of trustees of each school district to create a nonvoting parent trustee position on the board. Filed
SB 65 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty. Filed
SB 84 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the oversight of public education, including the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency. Filed
HB 124 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 138 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 171 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to limits on the size of fifth grade classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 233 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to social work services in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 243 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the route a school bus takes when transporting a public school student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 296 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to certain prekindergarten programs offered by a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 299 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to notification by a public junior college to a school district of certain students referred to developmental coursework. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 306 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain public benefits and services to persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for those benefits and services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 340 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the receipt of an exemption or waiver for a school district or campus that is academically unacceptable. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 351 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for certain school art supplies during limited periods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 405 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate training provided to members of a school district board of trustees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 456 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the use and possession of e-cigarettes on school property. House: Public Education
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 509 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 515 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the notice to the parent or other person having lawful control of a public school student concerning the student's class performance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 566 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at off-campus school-sanctioned events. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 617 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. Filed
HB 618 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to eligibility for course credit and high school diplomas of students enrolled in educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 662 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to public school students evaluated for purposes of accountability ratings. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 676 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to School Bus Safety Week in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 680 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the rulemaking authority of the State Board for Educator Certification. House: Public Education Referred directly to s/c on Educator Quality by chair
HB 724 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to operation of public schools on certain election days. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 726 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to outreach materials to foster awareness of recent public school curriculum changes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 744 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the purchase of certain insurance by public school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 829 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 844 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the possession of certain weapons by a security guard on the premises of a school or educational institution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 868 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to a defense to prosecution for and civil liability of an educator who uses force or deadly force to protect the educator's person, students of the school, or property of the school, and suspension of a student who assaults an employee of a school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 895 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 929 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to exclusion of certain public school student disciplinary actions from reports required by state or federal law. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 948 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 951 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the qualification for and performance at institutions of higher education of certain students who completed certain mathematics courses during high school. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1023 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to public school class size limits. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1033 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the placement of video cameras in self-contained classrooms providing special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1047 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1065 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the Interstate Primary and Secondary Public Education Compact. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1139 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1142 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1172 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to creating a program to recognize before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1188 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study and make recommendations regarding early childhood education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1231 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the membership of school district and open-enrollment charter school concussion oversight teams. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1234 84-0 (2015) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain license holders on certain locations associated with a public or private school or educational institution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1256 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the selection process for student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1276 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1305 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to a program to provide a free or reduced-price breakfast to eligible students attending a public school and the method of determining the number of educationally disadvantaged students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1327 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to the recall of members of school district boards of trustees. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1398 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax applicable to motor vehicles used by transportation companies for certain purposes. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1475 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al. Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1486 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a prohibition on a vendor contact with a member of the board of trustees of certain independent school districts during the procurement process. House: Public Education
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 1493 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1498 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to student use of sunscreen products in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1559 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to public school Internet website information concerning local programs and services available to assist homeless students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1593 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to notification of parents regarding the immunization status of students enrolled at a public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1706 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to reducing paperwork and duplicate reports required of a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1711 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the compensatory education allotment and the bilingual education allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1727 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to petitions by parents of students for the repurposing, alternative management, or closure of low-performing public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1729 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the qualifications of persons employed as nurses by public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1767 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1783 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the right of a school employee to report a crime, persons subject to the prohibition on coercing another into suppressing or failing to report information to a law enforcement agency, and the reporting of criminal history record information of educators and other public school employees who engage in certain misconduct; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1804 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to notice by campuses and open-enrollment charter schools about events that may significantly impact the education of certain foster children. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1842 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to public school accountability, including the intervention in and sanction of a public school that has received an academically unsuccessful performance rating for at least two consecutive school years and the designation of a school district as a district of innovation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1869 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to courses or other activities offered by public schools for certain industry-recognized credentials or certificates. House: Public Education Referred directly to s/c on Educator Quality by chair
HB 1878 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting, including the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for those services. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1892 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Texas community school grant program. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1959 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a requirement that public school counselors provide parents with information regarding assessment instruments used in the admissions processes of colleges and universities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2026 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the calculation of the number of students in weighted average daily attendance for purposes of the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2093 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to a study on the cost of a moratorium on administering certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2137 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to allowing a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district to visit school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2151 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to consideration by the board of trustees of a school district of parental complaints concerning student participation in extracurricular activities. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2156 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to requirements for providers of certain technology services in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2209 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2251 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to an established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2321 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of vapor products; authorizing a fee; creating offenses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2323 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to mandatory spinal screenings for children in certain grades attending public or private schools. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2474 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2593 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the sparsity adjustment for certain school districts under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2610 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the minimum number of minutes of instruction for students to be provided by public school districts and the scheduling of the last day of school for students by public school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2792 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to access to certain information regarding the performance of public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2800 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to permissible teachers assigned to a bilingual education program and the permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2801 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the use of a bathroom, locker room, or shower facility in a public school. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2847 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools; providing immunity. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2886 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to providing a training course for public school prekindergarten teachers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2929 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3020 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the offense of passing a school bus; increasing a fine. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3062 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3147 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to transition services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3189 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to the functions and duties of the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3274 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to providing a parent of a public school student with certain required notices in the parent's native language. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3282 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the coordination of, communication of best practices concerning, and collection of information pertaining to the provision of evidence-based behavioral services for students with autism spectrum disorder in this state. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3289 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing school health efforts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3290 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to creating a farm to school community connections pilot program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3409 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to eligibility for course credit and high school diplomas of students enrolled in educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3417 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3562 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the adoption of a policy allowing a grace period after the exhaustion of the balance of a meal card or account used by students to purchase meals in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3596 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to public school safety and security policies, procedures, and practices. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3746 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3748 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3753 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3887 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4033 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to approval by the commissioner of education of an expansion or new school amendment for a charter holder previously denied a charter by the State Board of Education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4036 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to additional state aid for school districts that provide social security coverage for district employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4046 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the confidentiality of student records. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4066 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to informal methods of seeking resolution to grievances or complaints of school district employees or parents of school district students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4107 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to finance universal, high quality, prekindergarten education programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 16 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exclusive legislative duty to support and maintain an efficient system of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 85 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 86 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing elections for the recall of independent school district trustees. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 3479 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 507. Reported enrolled
HR 3484 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1842. Reported enrolled
SB 4 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 14 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to empowering the parents of students to petition for the reconstitution, repurposing, alternative management, or closure of low-performing public school campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 28 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to immunity from liability for public and open-enrollment charter school campuses that maintain a supply of epinephrine auto-injectors for emergency use. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Public Education
SB 33 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the offense of hazing. House: Public Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 42 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the selection process for student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 66 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public school and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 96 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to a prohibition on the use and possession of e-cigarettes on school property or at school-related or school-sanctioned activities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 97 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and tobacco products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 107 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the designation of campus behavior coordinators to serve at public school campuses and issues to be considered when removing a student from class. House: Public Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 141 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a voter educator program for high school seniors. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 213 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the functions and duties of the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 265 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to student use of sunscreen products in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 266 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the first day of instruction of a school year for public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 294 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 486 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 502 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to reducing paperwork and duplicate reports required of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 507 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 518 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing school health efforts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 545 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 547 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to epidemiological reports and immunization exemption data and reports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 605 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the method of determining the average daily attendance in certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 625 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and Tasers against public school students. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 665 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to inclusion of a course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum requirements for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 675 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to social work services in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 724 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax applicable to motor vehicles used by transportation companies for certain purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 821 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to references to school in the Family Code. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 916 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the creation of a program to improve public education through partnerships between certain public school campuses and public universities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 954 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of school district policies regarding the marketing and commercial advertising of food products on school property. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 981 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a program to provide a free or reduced-price breakfast to eligible students attending a public school and the method of determining the number of educationally disadvantaged students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1024 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: White, James | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for course credit and high school diplomas of students enrolled in educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1055 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the first day of instruction in school districts that implement a flexible school day. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1058 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the reporting of criminal history record information of educators and other public school employees who engage in certain misconduct. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1063 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to outreach materials to foster awareness of recent public school curriculum changes. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1110 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain license holders on certain locations associated with a public or private school or educational institution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1123 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1221 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to public school class size limits. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1247 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1248 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1309 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the establishment of a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps teaching certificate and eligibility of such certified teacher for other educator certification. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1405 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus or commercial charter bus while the bus is parked at a public school, school event, or field trip destination. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1435 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a prohibition on vendor contact with a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district during the procurement process. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1484 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the establishment of a community school grant program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1632 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to providing a training course for public school prekindergarten teachers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1672 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the membership of school district and open-enrollment charter school concussion oversight teams. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1677 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1689 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1723 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the purchase of certain insurance by public school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1771 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1798 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1822 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to grants for school districts and campuses providing blended and individualized learning staff development activities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1856 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to confidentiality of student records. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1866 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to an award program to recognize school nutrition program excellence. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2051 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the study of public education performance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SJR 53 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exclusive legislative duty to support and maintain an efficient system of public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SR 1061 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 507. Reported enrolled
SR 1066 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1842. Reported enrolled
HB 51 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 85 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to state administration of assessment instruments to public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 94 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to the validity and reliability of assessment instruments administered by the state in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 96 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 101 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 102 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 135 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and training regarding child abuse and neglect. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 186 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 192 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the receipt of an exemption or waiver for a school district or campus that is academically unacceptable. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 210 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to issue subpoenas and conduct accreditation investigations. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 217 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 219 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain public benefits and services to persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for those benefits and services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 269 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a report required to be submitted by a campus intervention team assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 273 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to limits on the size of fifth grade classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 274 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements related to school districts that obtain exceptions from class size limits. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 284 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 296 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to breakfast for certain public school students. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 308 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Relating to a school district's recognition of and education regarding traditional winter celebrations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 347 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to prohibiting using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle on school property. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 384 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Council to study and make recommendations concerning expanded learning opportunities for public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 457 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the aggregation of data in the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) regarding public school students in foster care. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 507 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the discharge of a firearm across the property line of an educational facility; providing criminal penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 564 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 628 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the right of a member of the board of trustees of a school district to obtain information, documents, and records. House: Public Education
Senate: Open Government
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 638 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to study the feasibility of requiring dental examinations for certain public school students. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 683 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the election of the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 697 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain items sold by school booster clubs and support organizations; authorizing a sales and use tax exemption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 707 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to inclusion in school district improvement plans of policies to prevent dating violence. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 742 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to a grant program for certain school districts to provide summer instruction primarily for students who are educationally disadvantaged and summer teaching opportunities for high-performing, new, and student teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 749 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to a plan to increase outcomes in the summer food service program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 753 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain information to be provided by school districts to parents concerning supplemental educational services and to Texas Education Agency approval and investigation of supplemental educational services providers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 773 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the recitation of the pledges of allegiance to and display of the United States and state flags at and the observation of a moment of silence at open-enrollment charter schools and other public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 801 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the discharge of a firearm across the property line of a school. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
HB 882 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. House: Technology Considered in Calendars
HB 921 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to establishing the Texas State Seal of Bilingualism and Biliteracy for recognition of high school graduates who attain a high level of proficiency in both English and another language. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 974 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to adding an indicator to the School FIRST Rating Worksheet for the online posting of a school district's or open-enrollment charter school's check register. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 980 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the content of public school campus improvement plans. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1018 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of community partnerships and the development of policy recommendations for increasing physical activity and improving fitness among public school students. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1138 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the evaluation and instruction of public school students with visual impairments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1142 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a public school elective course on firearm safety, training, and history. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1201 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to public school Internet website information concerning local programs and services available to assist homeless students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1230 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an inexperienced or uncertified teacher. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1240 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to a study comparing the required public school curriculum essential knowledge and skills and the common core state standards. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1272 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1298 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain license holders on certain locations associated with a public or private school or educational institution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1353 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to emergency response alarms at public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1360 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1410 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to notification by an institution of higher education to a school district of certain students referred to developmental coursework. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1501 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the commemoration of September 11, 2001, at public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1529 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1629 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to information prepared by the Texas Education Agency for public school students regarding institutions of higher education in this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1666 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to a task force on school district administrative efficiency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1781 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to a limitation on sanctions imposed on school districts for the sale of foods of minimal nutritional value. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1852 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the notice to the parent or other person having lawful control of a public school student concerning the student's class performance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1871 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the allocation of the expenses of a joint election to certain school districts. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1993 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the discharge of a firearm across the property line of an educational facility and educating hunters on that subject; providing criminal penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2103 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to education research centers and the sharing of educational data between state agencies; redesignating certain fees as charges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2239 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to evaluating the adequacy of education provided to children in county jails. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2477 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing state and local coordinated school health efforts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2483 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to including oral health education as part of the coordinated health program for public elementary, middle, and junior high school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2495 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to reporting child abuse and neglect and to training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect at schools, institutions of higher education, and other entities. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2531 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the use of money in the spaceport trust fund for programs related to the aerospace industry. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2534 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the possession of certain weapons by a security guard on the premises of a school or educational institution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2550 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the consolidation of the Higher Education Enrollment Assistance Program and the Higher Education Assistance Plan and the transfer of certain enrollment assistance duties to institutions of higher education and to measures to enhance medical education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2554 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to certain prekindergarten programs offered by a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2607 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the representation through a telephone conference call of a school district employee under a district grievance policy. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2619 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the educational needs of children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2663 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to revocation of charters for certain open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2754 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2821 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to a postsecondary education paths pilot program in certain independent school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2824 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2983 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; changing the amounts of certain fees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3155 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the expansion of the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3225 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3245 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3346 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the appropriations of money from the economic stabilization fund for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3403 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and training regarding child abuse and neglect. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3587 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3655 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the establishment of a school safety certification program and the School Safety Task Force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3841 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a supplemental educational services program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 86 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HR 2005 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Recognizing the importance of postsecondary education for persons with intellectual disabilities. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 23 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 39 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the evaluation and instruction of public school students with visual impairments. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 65 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a program to recognize public schools with successful student health and fitness programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
SB 123 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to issue subpoenas and conduct accreditation investigations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 132 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the contents and applicability of a school district's grading policy. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 173 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 218 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; changing the amounts of certain fees and providing for the ad valorem tax rate to be imposed after annexation of an insolvent or inoperative school district. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 317 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 376 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to breakfast for certain public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 503 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Council to study and make recommendations concerning expanded learning opportunities for public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 509 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the establishment by school districts of a school security district; authorizing school district taxes for crime prevention measures. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 640 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the designation of a regular location for purposes of obtaining transportation to and from a child's public school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 665 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to a school district's recognition of and education regarding traditional winter celebrations. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 759 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a plan to increase participation in the summer food service program. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 783 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to inclusion in school district improvement plans of policies to prevent dating violence and bullying. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 811 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the continuation and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 833 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the collection of data through the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) as to the foster care status of public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 939 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Relating to reporting child abuse and neglect and to training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect at schools, institutions of higher education, and other entities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1015 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a franchise tax or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain certified nonprofit educational assistance organizations. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1126 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to establishing the Texas State Seal of Bilingualism and Biliteracy for recognition of high school graduates who attain a high level of proficiency in both English and another language. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1135 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain donations by school districts or public schools of food provided to the district or school through the national free or reduced-price school lunch program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1298 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the provision of electronic courses in public schools, the state virtual school network, and school district digital capabilities. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1308 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to auditing and monitoring of performance under contracts for state-adopted assessment instruments administered to public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1352 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing state and local coordinated school health efforts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1362 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to a requirement that students at an open-enrollment charter school recite the pledges of allegiance to the United States flag and the state flag. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1378 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the appropriations of money from the economic stabilization fund for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1380 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the placement of video cameras in self-contained classrooms providing special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1406 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Toth, Steve | et. al.
Relating to State Board of Education oversight of regional education service center activities concerning certain curriculum management systems. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1410 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1455 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1464 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a postsecondary education paths pilot program in certain independent school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1502 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to providing parents with notice of a school district's promotion and retention policies. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1516 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the on-premises consumption of certain alcoholic beverages; providing a penalty and authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1556 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the establishment of a school safety certification program and the School Safety Task Force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1557 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to business and nonprofit organization participation in supporting early college high schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1587 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1724 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to end-of-course assessment instruments administered to public high school students and other measures of secondary-level performance. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1725 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to a prohibition of employment of a member or former member of the State Board of Education by an open-enrollment charter school; providing a penalty. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1785 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a study conducted by the School Health Advisory Committee regarding commercial advertisements on public school property. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1786 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the restriction of certain foods at public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 52 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 17 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Filed
SB 15 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Filed
SB 7 83-3 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Filed
HB 63 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of certain school districts to lay in county rights-of-way fiber optic cable or other means of transmitting information. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 79 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 104 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to abolishing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and transferring the coordinating board's functions and activities and the State Board of Education's statutorily assigned functions and activities to the Texas Education Agency. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 110 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the use of safety guards or flaps on certain buses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 127 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 133 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 235 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the first day of instruction for a school year in school districts in which a certain percentage of the students are military dependents. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 271 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a study on effective methods for high school dropout prevention. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 286 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with food or other life-threatening allergies. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 291 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring a public hearing in the geographical area proposed for an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 324 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a study of and report on public and private after-school programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 387 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 402 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to public school students who have dyscalculia. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 428 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to access to campuses of public schools and institutions of higher education by foreign consuls. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 497 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to competitive bidding by school districts for professional services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 511 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 514 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the receipt of an exemption or waiver for a school district or campus that is academically unacceptable. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 516 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 551 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of members of the State Board of Education to participate in a state employees group benefits program. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 600 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the State Board of Education. House: Redistricting
Senate: Redistricting, Select
Effective in 90 days -- 8/29/11
HB 639 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to school district policies for the care of students at risk for anaphylaxis. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 642 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 643 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 742 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to student information required to be provided at the time of enrollment in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 829 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to including in local school health advisory council reports to school district boards of trustees explanations of campus compliance with the requirement for setting, in campus improvement plans, goals and objectives for campus coordinated health programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 862 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to placing the State Board of Education and the State Board for Educator Certification under periodic review by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 876 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 881 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to abolishing the State Board of Education and transferring the functions of the board to the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 920 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to educational involvement agreements setting forth the respective responsibilities of students, parents, teachers, and principals in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 942 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to an exemption for school districts from security for court costs and appeal bond. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1114 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1134 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1159 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to repeal on a periodic basis of the provisions of Titles 1 and 2 of the Education Code to provide for legislative review of the primary state statutes governing public education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1176 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the use of motion sensor technology in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1186 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1189 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to school district consideration of a vendor's principal place of business in making a contract award determination. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1203 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or in a school crossing zone. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1236 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1304 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to requirements for a personal financial literacy component in the public high school curriculum. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1331 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1367 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to a school district exemption from state requirements, restrictions, and prohibitions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1396 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a report required to be submitted by a campus intervention team assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1459 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the Texas Academy of Fine Arts, Culture, and Sciences at Sul Ross State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1484 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to prohibiting state funding to public junior colleges for physical education courses offered for joint high school and junior college credit. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1531 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1556 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of a drilling permit for an oil or gas well that is proposed to be located within a specified distance of a public school. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1569 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1585 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to certain eligibility requirements of the Teach for Texas Loan Repayment Assistance Program. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1589 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the study of productivity and cost-effectiveness in public education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1705 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to providing a parent of a public school student with notice of student performance in the parent's native language. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1740 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to providing information to parents regarding changes in state law affecting public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1741 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to a parental involvement pilot program in certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1831 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to public school child care. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1833 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to notice requirements for certain hearings and meetings of the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2202 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to public school class sizes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2213 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of certain revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2214 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of the revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2233 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2287 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to net metering for public schools. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2324 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to reports of child abuse or neglect by school district employees and records of training regarding child abuse and neglect for certain child-care facilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2343 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the creation of Asher's Law, the public health threat presented by youth suicide and to the prevention of associated discrimination, harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2355 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a sales and use tax credit or refund for employers of persons who obtain a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2365 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 2473 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2704 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to a parent's right to object to physical fitness assessment of the parent's child by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2816 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to eliminating certain mandates on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 3135 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to reasonable break times and facilities for school district educators expressing breast milk. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3173 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the required public notice of the names of a certain number of finalists for the position of superintendent of a public school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3258 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3278 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to membership of the commissioner of education and the Texas Education Agency in certain advisory committees, commissions, task forces, and other similar entities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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
HB 3288 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to breakfast programs for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3358 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to information on the number of calories in certain foods offered by public schools to students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3385 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the exchange of confidential information among certain governmental entities concerning certain juveniles. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3467 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3468 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the assessment of public school students for college readiness and developmental education courses to prepare students for college-level coursework. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3469 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the periodic review and revision of college and career readiness standards in public education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3503 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the creation of the Texas Fiscal Stability Commission. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3515 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3582 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the allocation to certain school districts of the expenses of a joint election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3608 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to a franchise tax credit for contributions to programs for at-risk youth. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3625 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to a task force on school district administrative efficiency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3626 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3639 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to state fiscal matters related to public and higher education. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3679 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a prohibition on the marketing of foods of minimal nutritional value on public school campuses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3680 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the types of food or beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3708 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to measures regarding high school completion and enrollment in higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 3770 82-0 (2011) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to unstructured activity requirements for public elementary school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3783 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to cost-saving and efficiency in government. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 9 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating the revenue from a tax on certain sweetened beverages to fund training and programs to improve the health of public school students. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 10 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue from a tax on certain sweetened beverages to training and programs to improve the health of public school students and to the general revenue fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 91 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment dissolving the State Board of Education and creating the Texas Education Commission. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 96 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the State Board of Education and transferring the board's constitutional functions to the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 99 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 3 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 27 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 79 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the contents and applicability of a school district's grading policy. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 88 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 89 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 149 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 179 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the service area of the North Central Texas College District. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 224 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the award of a distinction designation to a public school campus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 225 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to including in public school campus improvement plans and in local school health advisory council reports to school district boards of trustees certain goals and objectives or information in order to promote improved student health. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 307 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the State Board of Education. Senate: Redistricting, Select Referred to Redistricting, Select
SB 419 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to prohibiting state funding to public junior colleges for physical education courses offered for joint high school and junior college credit. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 443 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to measures intended to provide flexibility and cost savings to school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 463 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to providing parents with notice of a school district's promotion and retention policies. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 464 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to tracking peace officer membership in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 468 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 471 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 477 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the allocation to a school district of the expenses of a joint election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 518 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to initiatives designed to improve performance of public school students, including initiatives specifically for students enrolled at the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade levels. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 550 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the required public notice of the names of a certain number of finalists for the position of superintendent of a public school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Open Government, Select
Left pending in committee
SB 773 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 857 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 868 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to severance payments to superintendents of independent school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 869 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the requirement that a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district file a financial disclosure statement. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 870 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to notifying parents of changes to school district policy. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 872 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the study of productivity and cost-effectiveness in public education. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 966 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to high school diplomas for certain military veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1106 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the exchange of confidential information concerning certain juveniles. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1113 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1139 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study of and report on public and private out-of-school time programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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
SB 1485 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; providing for the imposition of penalties. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1497 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1498 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or in a school crossing zone. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1533 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1581 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to state fiscal matters, and certain administrative and business matters, related to public and higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1627 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to creation and administration of a program to provide grants for certain elementary and secondary students for academic achievement. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1729 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1778 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the creation and administration of a grant program to reward eligible students at elementary and secondary schools for continuing academic progress. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 38 82-1 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the optional flexible school day program provided by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 62 82-1 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 72 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 198 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
HR 199 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8. Reported enrolled
SB 8 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 30 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the state virtual school network. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SR 106 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8. Reported enrolled
SR 107 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
HB 99 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to a modified instructional calendar for public high schools providing an early college education program. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 130 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to an enhanced quality full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts in conjunction with community providers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 150 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to the sale of certain food products sold at school events. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 154 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the requirements for a public high school diploma. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 159 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to unstructured activity requirements for public elementary school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 160 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation and administration of a grant initiative for a community-based at-risk youth program. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 174 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to adoption of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 203 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al. Relating to notice to certain public school high school seniors and their parents or guardians of automatic college admission. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 204 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary education plans of seniors at public high schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 214 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 219 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to an offense of using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle in a school crossing zone. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 230 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to exempting certain schools, nonprofit athletic or sports associations, municipally owned facilities, summer camps, places of worship, and fairgrounds from certain demand charges by transmission and distribution utilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 231 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to local regulation of distance requirements for businesses selling alcoholic beverages near a public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 275 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to methods to increase the number of students who participate in school breakfast programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 279 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to reimbursement for medical assistance provided by a school-based health center to certain recipients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 281 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to grants for school-based health centers and reports submitted by those centers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 294 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a maximum class size for certain public school students who perform poorly on an assessment instrument. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 336 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the requirement that school districts conduct emergency school bus evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 367 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to restrictions on written information required to be provided by school districts and public school teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 374 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 424 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain school supplies. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 460 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the proximity of a school bus stop to the residence of a sex offender. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 503 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to adoption of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 506 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment and implementation of a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 615 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 626 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to educational agreements setting forth the respective responsibilities of students, parents, and school personnel in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 635 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the Texas Education Agency to seek, accept, determine eligibility for, and distribute grants available for the benefit of public education and the establishment of professional development institutes and payment of grants to teachers who complete those institutes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 642 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to prepare a report regarding public education mandates. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 674 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to creating a county task force to study collaborative methods for public education cost savings in certain counties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 726 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the frequency and content of school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 734 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to certain requirements for school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 772 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to Internet broadcasts of open meetings held by the State Board of Education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 829 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to appeals to the commissioner of education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 842 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of certain school districts to lay in county rights-of-way fiber optic cable or other means of transmitting information. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 850 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to repeal on a periodic basis of the provisions of Titles 1 and 2 of the Education Code to provide for legislative review of the primary state statutes governing public education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 851 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to Legislative Budget Board review of and reports to certain state officials concerning the primary state statutes governing public education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 854 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the repeal of the requirement that school districts conduct emergency school bus evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 920 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the receipt of an exemption or waiver for a school district or campus that is academically unacceptable. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 956 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the provision by the Texas Education Agency of federal earned income tax credit educational materials to school districts for distribution to students' parents. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 996 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 999 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1005 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the ability of an employee to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 1017 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to grants to certain school districts and countywide public school transportation systems to be used to pay costs in purchasing school buses capable of using natural gas or propane as fuel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1025 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al. Relating to preparation of public school students to enter the workforce. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 1041 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to school district policies addressing sexual abuse of children and establishment of a state strategy to reduce child abuse and neglect and improve child welfare. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1137 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to limits on the size of fifth grade classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1161 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to local regulation of distance requirements for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages near certain establishments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1167 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1192 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to a pilot project in certain school districts exempting those districts from state requirements, restrictions, and prohibitions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1235 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to establishing the Legislative Education Board and transferring to the Legislative Education Board the statutorily assigned functions and activities of the State Board of Education and certain functions of the Legislative Budget Board. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1307 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1313 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1314 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain financial information on Internet websites of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1319 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula Relating to an exemption for school districts from security for court costs and appeal bond. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1330 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to a legislative outreach program requiring members of the legislature to visit public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1331 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to the frequency of required school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1332 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to responsibility for public school textbooks and technological equipment and to failure by students to return textbooks or technological equipment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1387 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to hearing requirements for the adoption of certain rules by a board of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1441 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the relationship between and operation of the Texas Education Agency and regional education service centers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1479 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1515 81-0 (2009) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara Relating to sanctions that may be imposed under certain circumstances on academically unacceptable public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1539 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1559 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the frequency of required school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1621 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to notification of certain members of the legislature if a school district fails to file its annual audit report in a timely manner. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1624 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Charles Bellinger Stewart. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1654 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the appointment of high school deputy registrars in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1673 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1693 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to adoption of standards for school district financial accounting and attendance reporting software. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1754 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the Texas Education Agency's online clearinghouse of information concerning best practices for public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1767 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the use of motion sensor technology in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1800 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an agreement regarding the respective responsibilities of a parent, student, and classroom teacher in certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1840 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an interagency farm-to-school coordination task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1887 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to competitive bidding by school districts for professional services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1944 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to actions required to be taken by the Texas Education Agency and a school district when the district fails to file its annual audit report in a timely manner. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2018 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of a student representative on a district-level planning and decision-making committee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2146 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to a parent's right to obtain a copy of the public school records of the parent's child. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2351 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to participation by certain educational aides in a school district's mentoring program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2361 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to certain requirements for school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2365 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the structure, powers, and duties of the State Board of Education and the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2452 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to size limitations for certain physical education classes in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2463 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to appeals to the commissioner of education and to recommendations by hearing examiners concerning public school teacher employment decisions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2479 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to best practices for public school student dropout prevention and recovery. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2631 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2715 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to grants for school-based health centers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2742 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the first day of instruction at a public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2856 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to authority of the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education to monitor compliance with requirements applicable to state educational programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2871 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to grants to school district and countywide public school transportation systems to be used to pay costs in purchasing school buses capable of using propane as fuel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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
HB 2923 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3110 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a kindergarten-plus pilot project for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3229 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a pilot project for a drug and alcohol abuse recovery high school program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3267 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to compliance with rules, bylaws, and written policies adopted by a school district's board of trustees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3382 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to transferring the statutorily assigned functions and activities of the State Board of Education to the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3420 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to computation of a public high school student's grade point average. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3466 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exchange of information among certain governmental entities concerning at-risk youth. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3506 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the creation of the Public Education Management Institute of Texas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3523 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to a legislative outreach program requiring members of the State Board of Education to visit public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3532 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the abolition of existing school districts in certain counties and the creation of new school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3569 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to plans and procedures encouraging parental involvement in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3574 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to establishing a pilot program for certain students at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3586 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the Texas Academy of Fine Arts, Culture, and Sciences at Sul Ross State University. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3639 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the composition of the State Board of Education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3700 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Classroom Coaching Program. House: Public Education Postponed
HB 3742 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to certain appeals against school districts made to the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3746 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to prevention of discrimination and harassment in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3775 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to planning and preparation time for public school classroom teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3795 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the public awareness campaign promoting higher education and to additional financial aid for higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3841 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to requiring joint elections for trustees of common school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3868 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to school safety. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3908 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain offenses involving public and private schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4013 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to exempting certain school districts from certain laws and rules. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4015 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to reducing the written information that public school educators can be required to provide. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4053 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to mandatory sanctions for certain academically unacceptable public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4111 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to public notice requirements and other provisions applicable to the board of trustees of a school district proposing to close a district campus. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4176 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to participation by certain educational aides in a school district's mentoring program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4208 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or school event. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4405 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to establishment of the TEXAS Grant early enrollment guarantee program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4407 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to rules concerning administration and maintenance of anaphylaxis medicine on public school campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 4439 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transmission of information regarding public school students through the use of radio frequency identification technology. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4480 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4507 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to reporting by the Department of State Health Services regarding services provided at school-based health centers. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 4592 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4598 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the composition of the board of the Texas School Safety Center and the terms of certain members of the board. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4601 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to school district publishing of Texas Education Agency and United States Department of Education general information in student handbooks and online. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4673 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the use of discretionary funds raised by public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 3 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2898 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1161. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 21 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to an enhanced quality full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts in conjunction with community providers. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the offense of hazing. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 84 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to establishment of a suicide prevention program for public high schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 85 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to establishment of a suicide prevention pilot program for public high schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 90 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to adoption of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 300 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to eliminating or modifying certain mandates on school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 352 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition of trans fatty acids in meals provided to students by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 356 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the frequency and content of school bus emergency evacuation training. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 424 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program and study. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 440 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to transferring the statutorily assigned functions and activities of the State Board of Education to the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 503 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the required public notice of the name of each finalist for the position of superintendent of a public school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 635 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to certain requirements for school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 648 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 649 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the ability of an employee to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 733 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to electrical consumption by a public school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 817 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 867 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 868 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 869 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 892 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to inclusion in a public school campus improvement plan of goals and objectives for the campus coordinated health program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 910 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 939 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to benefits and services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services, including the exchange of information by the department regarding students in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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
SB 1027 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the establishment of an interagency farm-to-school coordination task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1031 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to creating a county task force to study collaborative methods for public education cost savings in certain counties. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1089 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to farm-to-school initiatives. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1134 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Relating to the authority for certain high school students to serve as election clerks. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1322 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the exchange of information among certain governmental entities concerning at-risk youth. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1446 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of the Texas Education Agency to seek, accept, determine eligibility for, and distribute grants available for the benefit of public education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1528 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to advertising to promote good health by certain persons who advertise food or beverages in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1546 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation and administration of a community-based at-risk youth program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1549 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the calculation by a school district of a high school student's grade point average. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1559 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the public awareness campaign promoting higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1726 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to best practices for public school student dropout prevention and recovery. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1727 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1933 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Farias, Joe
Relating to the confidentiality of information and documents collected, developed, or produced during a school district security audit. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1998 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the evaluation of and funding for school district programs for gifted and talented students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2033 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to adoption of a school district grading policy. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2086 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the essential high school program and to the curriculum requirements for the recommended and advanced public high school programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2109 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the establishment of a voluntary hands-on recycling program for students in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2178 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the establishment by the commissioner of education of a computer lending pilot program for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2181 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the establishment of regional advisory councils on state educational grant funding to review and report concerning state grants awarded for public educational programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2323 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the functions of the Texas School Safety Center and safety and security at public educational institutions. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Education
Reported favorably as substituted
HB 57 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to an intensive reading and language intervention pilot program at certain public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 62 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the proximity of the residences of certain sex offenders or sexually violent predators to schools; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 63 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the proximity of a school bus stop to the residence of a sex offender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported unfavorably
HB 121 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to public school policies designed to prevent dating violence. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 122 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to promoting the importance of higher education in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 135 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 136 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to the promotion of students to certain grade levels in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 137 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to the requirements for a high school diploma. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 179 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the authority of the boards of trustees of certain school districts to close low-performing high school campuses. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 185 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to discipline in public schools, including gang-related activity in and around public schools; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 192 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the punishment prescribed for certain attempts to commit an offense on school premises or on the premises of a school-sponsored activity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 200 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to an offense of using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle in a school crossing zone. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 229 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to three-point seat belts on school buses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 273 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Relating to certain contracts and purchasing procedures for school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 276 80-0 (2007) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to a risk assessment for Type 2 diabetes. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 305 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 323 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 352 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to a grant-writing coordination program for school district school-based health centers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 380 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to an educational involvement agreement setting forth the respective responsibilities of students, parents, teachers, and principals in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 396 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the development of a standard method of computing a student's high school grade point average. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 397 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to an offense of using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle in a school crossing zone. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 409 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to requiring certain inmates to receive a high school equivalency certificate before their release or as a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 439 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities and resources for teachers of public school students with special health needs. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 454 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a study of methods to increase public school student participation in the national school breakfast program and school district participation in a special assistance provision of the national free or reduced-price breakfast or lunch program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 482 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the eligibility of certain educationally disadvantaged students to attend free prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 500 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to notice to certain public school high school seniors and their parents or guardians of automatic college admission. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 501 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary education plans of seniors at public high schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 557 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the failure of a parent to attend a public school parent-teacher conference; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 752 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 753 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 788 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a study and report by the commissioner of education concerning the campus and school district assignments and transfers of public school students, operation of public schools, and public school attendance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 792 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a maximum class size for certain public school students who perform poorly on an assessment instrument. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 826 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the use of motion sensor technology in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 878 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 958 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to prohibiting or otherwise restricting certain sex offenders from residing or working within or otherwise entering certain school premises. House: Public Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 999 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the adoption of energy efficiency and conservation standards for the design, construction, and renovation of public school instructional facilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1017 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to student clubs in the public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1024 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an agreement setting forth the respective responsibilities of a parent, student, and classroom teacher in a public school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1084 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to the sale of certain food products sold at school events. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1270 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to an intensive reading or language intervention pilot program at certain public school campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1338 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to an intensive reading and language intervention pilot program at certain public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1363 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1379 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to human papillomavirus education programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1392 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1403 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of members of the State Board of Education to participate in a state employees group benefits program. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1432 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an inexperienced and uncertified teacher. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1468 80-0 (2007) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to considering for school district accountability purposes the performance of students confined by court order in a residential program or facility. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1469 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to local regulation of distance requirements for businesses selling alcoholic beverages near a public school. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1536 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to job order contracts entered into by school districts, public institutions of higher education, navigation districts, and certain other governmental entities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1563 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the issuance of posthumous high school diplomas to certain students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1609 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1622 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the reporting of certain grievances by school district employees. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1639 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to performance standards and accreditation procedures for public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1884 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a kindergarten-plus program for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1925 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transmission of information regarding public school students through the use of radio frequency identification technology. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1954 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a prohibition of trans fatty acids in meals provided to students by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1961 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the receipt of an exemption or waiver for a school district or campus that is academically unacceptable. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2049 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to eligibility for and information regarding the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2111 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to requiring flashing lights to be posted in school crossing zones. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2112 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the prosecution of an offense prohibiting the exhibition, use, or threatened exhibition or use of a firearm in or on school property or a school bus. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2113 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to eligibility of a public school student for a public education grant. House: Public Education Postponed
HB 2126 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the information collected through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2153 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2164 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of a technology center grant program for rural counties. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2171 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the first day of instruction in school districts whose prospective or former students generally attend certain grades in another state. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2183 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to public school safety and the safety plan of a campus. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2213 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the use and disclosure of social security numbers by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2235 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a technology center grant program for rural counties. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2237 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to grants and programs for dropout prevention, high school success, and college and workforce readiness in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 2238 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Education Data System (TEDS). House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2279 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the purchase of energy-efficient light bulbs for certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: Government Reform Considered in Calendars
HB 2361 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to grants for school-based health centers. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2407 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to school district programs to reduce truancy and dropout rates. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2412 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to exclusion of performance data of chronically absent students under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2429 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to prepare a report regarding public education mandates. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2431 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the use of a safety belt by a school bus operator. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2433 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the operation of a school bus; creating an offense. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2441 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2448 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to distribution of information regarding the child health plan program to school children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2495 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the Texas Education Agency's online clearinghouse of information concerning best practices for public schools and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2503 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to a technology literacy assessment instrument to be administered to certain public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2516 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the imposition of sanctions by the commissioner of education on certain school districts that fail to comply with certain commitments and covenants. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2527 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to prevention of discrimination and harassment in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2560 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2626 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to purchases made at the campus level in certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2661 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the inclusion of certain expenditures for purposes of the rule that a specified percentage of school district revenue be spent for instructional activities. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2662 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to a review by the commissioner of education of the accountability ratings of certain school districts and open-enrollment charter schools under certain circumstances. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2747 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to appointing a commission to study and develop a recommended technical high school graduation program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2812 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the technology immersion pilot project. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2849 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to restrictions on written information required to be provided by school districts and public school teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2864 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to a pilot program to provide supplemental technology-based instruction to students in rural school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2919 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the review of the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2930 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to exemptions from certain statutory requirements for certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2933 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3047 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to information provided to parents of public school students regarding financial aid for postsecondary education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3072 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3190 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to school bus safety; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3260 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the establishment of a center for the study of advanced instructional methods. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3288 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John Relating to reporting of and access to information about civil judgments arising out of certain conduct involving harm to a child. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 3303 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a research and program to focus on eliminating achievement gaps among minority students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3362 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to parental rights in public education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3390 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a kindergarten-plus pilot project for certain children. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3394 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the appointment of members of the State Board of Education and to the establishment of regional education service centers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3404 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to mandatory sanctions for certain academically unacceptable public school campuses. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3418 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to state grants for student clubs in high schools that serve students at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
HB 3425 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the review of the public school system accountability. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3429 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the application of state school accountability standards to a public school campus that has met adequate yearly progress standards under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3432 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to appointment of the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3457 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or school event. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3618 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain health programs and grants and other related funds for school districts located in the border region. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3633 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation and administration of a community-based at-risk youth program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3659 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the disclosure of the name of a student or minor who is involved in an improper relationship with an educator. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3678 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to voluntary student expression of religious viewpoints in public schools. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3808 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to promotion of students to certain grade levels in public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3905 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to grants for school-based health centers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 143 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark Creating the Commission on Online Learning to develop a plan to provide students and teachers with access to educational content and pedagogical practices. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HR 2872 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1871. Reported enrolled
HR 2881 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2237. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 2891 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2237. Reported enrolled
SB 34 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a nutrition policy for public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 50 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to early childhood education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 73 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 86 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to public school policies designed to prevent dating violence. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 118 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to three-point seat belts on school buses. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 127 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 148 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to funding for safety or lap belts for school buses owned by a school district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 373 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to standards for vendors that sell, lease, or license education technology products to school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 415 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 416 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to creation of a state program to provide monetary awards to public school districts with extraordinary achievement in children's health. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 417 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the provision of free breakfast to all enrolled students in certain school districts and campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 494 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to an intensive reading and language intervention pilot program at certain public school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 529 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the clean school bus program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 606 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
Relating to the disclosure of the name of a student or minor who is a victim of abuse or unlawful conduct by an educator. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 697 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the issuance of high school diplomas to certain crime victims. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 724 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 862 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition of trans fatty acids in meals provided to students by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 895 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 955 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to use of electronically readable information on a driver's license or personal identification certificate by certain organizations that sponsor youth programs. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1016 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to providing a method for assessing the annual improvement in achievement of public school students on certain assessment instruments. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1020 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to assistance by the Texas Education Agency to school districts in the development, administration, and improvement of personal graduation plans. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1050 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the administration of the work-study student mentorship program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1054 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the conduct that constitutes hazing and to the application of hazing laws to certain former students of an educational institution. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1065 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to high school success and college readiness in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1066 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS). Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1078 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the operation of a school bus; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1079 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to school bus safety; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 1080 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the use of a safety belt by a school bus operator; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 1081 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to multifunction school activity buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 1082 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1114 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to purchases made at the campus level in certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1202 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to establishment of a pilot program by the commissioner of education for the prevention of obesity in children attending the public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1433 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the Employers for Education Excellence Award. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1515 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to state grants for student clubs in high schools that serve students at risk of dropping out of school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1568 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the structure, powers, and duties of the State Board of Education and the commissioner of education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1599 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1713 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the authority of a parent to designate a child-care facility or grandparent's residence for purposes of transportation provided by a public school transportation system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1756 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a kindergarten-plus pilot project for certain children. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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
SB 1871 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the compilation and reporting by the Texas Education Agency of certain data regarding students enrolled in public school or in preschool programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1922 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an inexperienced or uncertified teacher. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1937 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the establishment of a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1938 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a study and report of the feasibility of establishing a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SR 1171 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1871. Reported enrolled
SR 1188 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2237. Reported enrolled
HB 25 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to admission to and transition assistance within the public school system for school-age dependents of military personnel and other students. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 77 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the operation of public schools on Memorial Day. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 106 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the release of certain student information by a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 236 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to an offense of using a telephone while operating a motor vehicle in a school crossing zone. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 238 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to a pilot program designed to improve educational services in participating school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 286 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to a statewide student enrollment, attendance, and achievement tracking system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 293 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the timely transfer of student information to a school district in which the student enrolls. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 328 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to promoting the importance of higher education in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 376 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 400 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the provision of voluntary prekindergarten classes for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 403 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to voluntary prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 426 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 430 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 444 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to the proximity of a school bus stop to the residence of a sex offender or sexually violent predator. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 451 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a study and report by the commissioner of education concerning public school students' campus and school district assignments and transfers, operation of public schools, and public school attendance. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 553 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to exemptions from the requirement for a school district to operate a prekindergarten program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 569 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a maximum class size for certain public school students who perform poorly on an assessment instrument. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 603 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the suspension, removal, or expulsion of a public school student and notice to educators of the student's misconduct. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 613 79-0 (2005) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary education plans of seniors at public high schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 661 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to allowing designated public school libraries to participate in group purchasing agreements with the TexShare Library Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Government Organization
No action taken in committee
HB 827 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the designation of research centers to evaluate state or federally funded education programs and the sharing of student data. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 830 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to considering for school district accountability purposes the performance of students confined by court order in a residential program or facility. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 855 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to elections and terms of office for trustees of an independent school district. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 890 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to a statewide student tracking system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 903 79-0 (2005) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to notice to certain public school high school seniors and their parents or guardians of automatic college admission. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 977 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to the proximity of the residences of certain sex offenders or sexually violent predators to schools; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 984 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1166 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to public school policies designed to prevent dating violence. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1272 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to certain requirements for prekindergarten programs for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1356 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a software system for providing a single point of access to government-funded child-care and education programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1612 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to promotion of students to certain grade levels in public school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee

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