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HB 3 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 17 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to public school safety measures and procedures. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 18 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 19 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 55 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to requiring the reporting of certain information regarding prekindergarten programs provided by or on behalf of school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 74 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 76 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | 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
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 89 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 102 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 111 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Relating to public school policy and training for public school employees addressing the prevention of sexual abuse, sex trafficking, and other maltreatment of certain children. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 114 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to providing public high school students information regarding the availability of college credit awarded for military experience, education, and training obtained during military service. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
HB 124 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to the applicability of educator certification and assignment requirements to school districts of innovation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 128 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to school district notification to a parent or guardian of physical fitness assessment results of the parent's or guardian's child. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 129 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the assignment of certain certified or licensed professionals to certain public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 134 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 139 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to the establishment of a new open-enrollment charter school or campus. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 142 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to a notice of educational rights for certain student evaluations. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 187 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 228 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to accountability and standards for districts of innovation. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 233 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the scheduling of the first day of school for students by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 257 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a policy requiring certain public primary and secondary schools to provide local law enforcement agencies certain information regarding certain individuals authorized to carry a handgun on a campus. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 293 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to investment training requirements for school district financial officers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 330 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to excluding certain students from the computation of dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school accountability. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 340 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to a minimum school recess period for certain public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 366 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to healthy relationships education in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 391 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to student access to public school instructional materials and technology. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 420 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to corporal punishment in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 422 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to annual reporting regarding the establishment of certain school district planning and decision-making committees. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 443 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 445 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to exceptions from the requirement for a person under the direction or control of a local entity or campus police department to assist or cooperate with federal immigration officers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 455 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to policies on the recess period in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 496 86-0 (2019) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to traumatic injury response protocol and the use of bleeding control stations in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 500 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to reimbursement for disaster remediation costs of certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 513 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a pilot program for the distribution of certain contraceptives in participating public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 535 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to completion and submission of a financial aid application for costs of higher education as a condition of high school graduation for public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 548 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to reporting certain information through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 567 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to adjustment of a school district's wealth per student under the school finance system to reflect campus security costs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 580 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to authorizing school districts to reimburse under the Foundation School Program private employers for paid internships provided to certain students in career and technology education programs in the district. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 592 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to authorizing a credit union to act as a school district depository. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 613 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the date of the election for trustees of an independent school district. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 664 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 671 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to secondary-level assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 677 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 684 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to the care of students with seizure disorders and the training requirements for certain school personnel regarding seizure recognition and related first aid. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 700 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to the use of the skills development fund by certain entities and a study and report regarding the effectiveness of that fund. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 708 86-0 (2019) Author: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al. Relating to the payment by a school district for the purchase of attendance credits under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 727 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 728 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin Relating to litigation involving certain defects in school district instructional facilities and enforcement of certain duties following that litigation; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 729 86-0 (2019) Author: Biedermann, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 734 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the carrying of concealed or holstered handguns by certain handgun license holders attending a meeting of the board of trustees of a school district or the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 769 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the termination of the contract of a superintendent of a school district based on malfeasance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 797 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to a requirement that school districts and open-enrollment charter schools use metal detectors on each campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 808 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Relating to the consideration of certain student differentials based on sex under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 821 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 851 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 873 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to behavior improvement plans and behavioral intervention plans for certain public school students and notification and documentation requirements regarding certain behavior management techniques. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 875 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. 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: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 876 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 880 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina | et. al. Relating to a severance payment to a superintendent of a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 906 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 961 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the membership and training course requirements of a public school concussion oversight team and the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 973 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to school district compliance with certain school safety measures; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 975 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 997 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to testing for lead contamination in public school drinking water. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1017 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to requiring certain public school campuses to donate and distribute food to students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1040 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Grant Program for certain students at two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1051 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to an adult education program provided under an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school program and reporting requirements regarding certain students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1054 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to proportionality between state accountability performance indicators that apply to school districts and the State's share of the foundation school program for school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1069 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1072 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1102 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on certain residence homesteads following a substantial school tax increase. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1106 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1132 86-0 (2019) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the authority of an independent school district to change the date of the general election for officers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1143 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a handgun license holder in a school parking area. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1151 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1161 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students residing in care and treatment facilities and residential placement facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1199 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to public school compliance with dyslexia screening and testing requirements and the reporting of information regarding the number of students who are at risk for or who have dyslexia or a related disorder. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1244 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument administered to public high school students and reporting requirements for that assessment instrument. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1301 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to requiring a school district corrective action plan to improve district transparency in certain circumstances. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1312 86-0 (2019) 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1335 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the establishment of school-based behavioral health centers by public schools and a grant program administered by the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission for the operation of those centers. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1371 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to additional funding to school districts for classroom teacher salaries. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1387 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1416 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to requirements for building construction contracts entered into by public school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1469 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to certain public school workforce training programs funded by the skills development fund and to authorizing school districts to reimburse under the Foundation School Program private employers for paid internships provided to certain students in career and technology education programs in the district. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1472 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to certain public school workforce training programs funded by the skills development fund. House: International Relations & Economic Development Referred to International Relations & Economic Development
HB 1480 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to assessment of public school students, providing accelerated instruction, appropriately crediting certain student performance, and eliminating requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1509 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina Relating to consent instruction and instruction on the prevention of sexual abuse and sex trafficking for certain public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1556 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to school district purchasing of and contracting for goods and services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1581 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the sale of electric power to and the imposition of a tax on the gross receipts of electric power for certain public customers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1582 86-0 (2019) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al. Relating to the authority of a school district or open-enrollment charter school to employ or provide chaplains. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1597 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to establishing residency for purposes of admission into public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1604 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the scheduling of the last day of school for students by public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1623 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to training for public school personnel to identify and intervene if a student suffers from behavioral health issues. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1639 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the authority of an independent school district to change the date of the general election and terms for officers. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1664 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to the requirement of certain administrators of certain educational entities to report certain educator misconduct to the State Board for Educator Certification. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1690 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to requiring school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and private schools to adopt and implement policies and procedures relating to the care of students diagnosed with concussions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1696 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1734 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to litigation involving certain defects in school district facilities and enforcement of certain duties following that litigation; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1740 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to a limitation on the salary of superintendents of school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1773 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to school district use of relocatable educational facilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1777 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to a reduction of the amount required to be paid by a school district to achieve the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1796 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to an annual adjustment to the basic allotment under the foundation school program to reflect inflation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1825 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to information a law enforcement agency is required to share with a school district about a person who may be a student. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1947 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to state funding for the implementation of teacher excellence initiative programs by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1991 86-0 (2019) Author: Leman, Ben Relating to the authorization of alternative assessment instruments for use under the public school accountability system in evaluating secondary-level student achievement in mathematics, reading, and writing. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2005 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to providing accelerated instruction and eliminating certain requirements for public school grade-level promotion that are based on satisfactory performance on state assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2019 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to parental notice provided by school districts regarding the Internet website containing the sex offender database. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2022 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to a public school student's right not to participate in or observe animal research. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2081 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2095 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain behavioral health professionals at certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2097 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for the provision of health coverage for school district employees in certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2113 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the academic assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2161 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl | et. al. Relating to human sexuality education in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2183 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to school district and open-enrollment charter school reporting of certain releases of a student to the student's parent after school-initiated communication. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2195 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an active shooter emergency policy for school districts and required active shooter training for school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2197 86-0 (2019) Author: Frullo, John Relating to an agreement between a school district and public institution of higher education to provide a dual credit program to high school students enrolled in the district. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2208 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina 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 Referred to Public Education
HB 2216 86-0 (2019) Author: Biedermann, Kyle | et. al. Relating to display of the national motto in government buildings. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2217 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to consideration by the board of trustees of a school district of parental complaints regarding student or parent participation in an extracurricular activity. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2225 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the cost of attendance credits to achieve the equalized wealth level for school districts that provide social security coverage for employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2243 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the use of prescription asthma medicine on public and private school campuses. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2244 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to speech protections for student media publications in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2263 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the sale of electric power to certain public customers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 2281 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to the consumption, possession, or sale of an alcoholic beverage at a stadium or athletic facility leased to a nonprofit or private entity by a school district. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2300 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al. Relating to the creation of the disaster recovery loan program; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2389 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the applicability of certain requirements to certain nonprofit organizations regarding before-school and after-school programs established by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2390 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to authorizing school districts to suspend classes on primary and general election days and requiring the commissioner of education to adjust funding for certain related absences. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2469 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to retirement benefits for certain peace officers who are members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2472 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to retirement benefits for certain peace officers who are members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, including the creation of a peace officer supplemental retirement fund. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services No action taken in committee
HB 2515 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo Relating to the scheduling of the first and last days of school for students by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2526 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to criteria for admission of certain students into public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2555 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to guidelines for policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2609 86-0 (2019) 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
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2633 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the consumption, possession, or sale of an alcoholic beverage at a performing arts facility leased to a nonprofit organization by a school district. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2642 86-0 (2019) Author: Allison, Steve Relating to reporting the number of incidents of bullying and cyberbullying in a school district and open-enrollment charter school through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2648 86-0 (2019) Author: Biedermann, Kyle | et. al. Relating to maintaining certain monuments and memorials and the names of certain public institutions; providing civil penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 2655 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon | et. al. Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter response training for school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2690 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to provide to a school district certain information used in determining academic accountability ratings for the district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2704 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to public school accountability interventions, sanctions, and related actions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2706 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to authorized investments for governmental entities and a study of the investment and management of funds by public schools. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2738 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting the misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating criminal offenses. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2739 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to the reporting of private school educator misconduct. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2797 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to evaluation under the state accountability system of school district campuses that enroll certain students who receive special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2808 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the publication of required notice by a political subdivision by alternative media and on the Internet. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2824 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the pilot program for assessing public school students in writing under an alternative method. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2890 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie Relating to the terminology used to refer to an individualized education program team. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2935 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2954 86-0 (2019) Author: Ramos, Ana-Maria Relating to school district grace period policies and the provision of meals to public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards or in meal accounts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2961 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2983 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2991 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to the use of disciplinary alternatives to suspension by a school district and the creation of the restorative justice coordinating council. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2997 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to suicide prevention training for certain public school employees and public school mental health related programs and the applicability of related immunity provisions. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2998 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James Relating to lead in drinking water at schools and child care facilities. House: Natural Resources Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3000 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to student data security in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3007 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Powell, Beverly
Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to provide to a school district certain information used in determining academic accountability ratings for the district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3009 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to civics instruction in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3011 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to provide to a school district certain information used in determining academic accountability ratings for the district. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3012 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the disposition of certain students to alternative education settings and the provision of educational services to students in those settings or subject to in-school or out-of-school suspension. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3025 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James Relating to certain procedures regarding a dispute relating to special education services provided by a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3026 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals to a public school campus. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3046 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo Relating to eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3053 86-0 (2019) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the adoption of a healthy and safe school water plan by public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3066 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume certain employment with a school district. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3101 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to a severance payment to a superintendent of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3125 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the investment authority of an independent school district. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3134 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the operation of a public school transportation system in certain counties. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3144 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to human sexuality education in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3146 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to food options provided by public schools' breakfast and lunch programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3198 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to the regulation of open-enrollment charter schools and requiring a study comparing and evaluating certain characteristics of open-enrollment charter schools and school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3259 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to a wage increase for certain public school employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3287 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the appointment of a board of managers to govern certain school districts with low-performing campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3290 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the adoption of special threat response policies by school districts and special threat response policies and protocols by law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction in school districts and of standard terminology for special threat response by the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3316 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the Texas Crime Stoppers Council. House: Public Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3322 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to requiring a school district to post on the district's Internet website the contact information of the school administrator primarily responsible for student discipline at a district campus. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3323 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to requiring a school district to post the district's employment policy on the district's Internet website. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3387 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to abolishing a dissolution committee established to abolish certain county boards of education or boards of county school trustees and appointing commissioners courts to assume the duties of the dissolution committee. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3398 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to challenges by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to accountability determinations. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3411 86-0 (2019) Author: Allison, Steve Relating to suicide prevention in public school curriculum and certain educational programs concerning suicide prevention and substance abuse prevention. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3456 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to the membership of a public school concussion oversight team and the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3466 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to procedures for requiring an independent school district to conduct an efficiency audit. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3470 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the duties of school district peace officers, school resource officers, and security personnel. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3509 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to providing public access to information regarding district of innovation exemptions from educator certification or school district teaching permit requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3521 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to data collection, reporting, and notice requirements for certain educational entities. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3544 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to participation in and rates for coverage provided under the uniform group coverage program for active school employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3545 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon Relating to appointment by the commissioner of education of a community management board to assume governance of a low-performing school district or campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3551 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and certain immunization exemption information and reports. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3565 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the creation of certain pilot programs to encourage economic and educational opportunities in certain regions of this state. House: International Relations & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3619 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to a requirement regarding the inclusion of certain residential property in a school district's boundaries. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3625 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the assignment of performance ratings under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3638 86-0 (2019) Author: Patterson, Jared | et. al. Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3650 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to an agreement between a school district and public institution of higher education to provide a dual credit program to high school students enrolled in the district. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3651 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a study and report regarding school district size and school district cost and academic effectiveness. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3667 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3677 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3730 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to the purchase of online library resources for primary and secondary schools by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3819 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the alignment of courses between educational entities in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3820 86-0 (2019) Author: Sherman, Sr., Carl | et. al. Relating to requiring school districts to administer college readiness assessment instruments to certain students at state cost. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3836 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Keith | et. al. Relating to the selection of instructional materials by a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3851 86-0 (2019) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to unfunded state educational mandates imposed on school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3861 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to approval of school district and charter school partnerships to operate school district campuses and programs and to eligibility for state funding. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3880 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to information provided to public school students regarding the use of anabolic steroids. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3884 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to dissemination of bacterial meningitis information by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3889 86-0 (2019) Author: Ramos, Ana-Maria Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3985 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the provision of certain historical claims data and other information to school districts and other participating entities in the Texas school employees uniform group health coverage program. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3989 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to a pilot program for the provision of health coverage for school district employees in certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4000 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to a study conducted by the Legislative Budget Board on the impact of federal educational mandates on school districts. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4030 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to funding for school districts to provide inclusive and accessible playgrounds. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4031 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to fees charged to a school district by a water supply or sewer service corporation. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4094 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle | 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4095 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle Relating to a school district policy regarding custodian workloads. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4100 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4131 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to prohibiting public schools from owning or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4151 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes | et. al. Relating to a period of prayer in public schools and at school-sponsored athletic events. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4193 86-0 (2019) Author: Allison, Steve Relating to suicide prevention in public school curriculum and certain educational programs concerning suicide prevention and substance abuse prevention. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4197 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a study by the Texas Education Agency regarding a school district's use of state and local funds. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4222 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to health coverage for employees of a municipal school district. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 4275 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon Relating to prohibiting public schools from owning or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4310 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to a school district's scope and sequence for subjects in the required curriculum for public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 4332 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the employment of certified school counselors to comply with the ratio requirement of counselors to public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4415 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckley, Brad Relating to establishing residency for purposes of admission into public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4545 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to a county, city, or independent school district posting election results on an Internet website. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4583 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the election of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4592 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to a limitation on the salary of certain administrative public education employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4625 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4626 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4627 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to a limitation on the salary of superintendents of school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 49 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of five casinos in this state by licensed persons in certain counties that have approved casino gaming to provide funding for prekindergarten programs; providing for the requirement of occupational licenses, the authorization of fees, the imposition of a tax, and the provision of criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 56 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for 15 consecutive tax years and the school taxes on the property increase by at least 120 percent during that period. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 109 86-0 (2019) Author: Allison, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property owned by a business entity that donates money to the district to create or support career and technical education programs or courses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 112 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing Webb County to delegate its authority to manage and dispose of county school land and invest and manage the proceeds from the county permanent school fund. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2181 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 700. Reported enrolled
SB 3 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to additional funding to school districts for classroom teacher and librarian salaries. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to Public Education
SB 4 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to public school finance and public education. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 11 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to policies, procedures, and measures for school safety and mental health promotion in public schools and the creation of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 30 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 32 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Grant Program for certain students at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 33 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Grant Program for certain students at two-year public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 35 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas B-On-time student loan program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 51 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requiring the review of public school district paperwork to limit paperwork requirements. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 75 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to forensic audits of certain school district projects. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 84 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 95 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 136 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 139 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to a notice of educational rights for certain student evaluations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 206 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the authority of a school district or open-enrollment charter school to employ or provide chaplains. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 213 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 226 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to maintaining certain monuments and memorials and the names of certain public institutions; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 232 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernal, Diego
Relating to parental notification by a school district regarding high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 244 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 248 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to investment training requirements for school district and municipal financial officers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 251 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to courses offered jointly by public junior colleges and independent school districts. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 279 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to completion and submission of a financial aid application for costs of higher education as a condition of high school graduation for public school students. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 280 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 287 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 299 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 328 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 329 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and certain immunization exemption information and reports. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 352 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the use of the skills development fund by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 364 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Relating to policies on the recess period in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 377 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts; establishing a process for review of a school district's termination or suspension of a classroom teacher. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 379 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to competitive bidding procurements by a school district for certain goods or services, including professional services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 394 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 398 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to authorizing a credit union to act as a school district depository. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 419 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the inclusion of American principles, including social injustice and civil rights concepts, in the public school curriculum and instructional materials and in training materials and resources for use by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 426 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: González, Mary | et. al.
Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 446 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 462 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Property Tax
Left pending in committee
SB 465 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to a public database maintained by the comptroller of information about certain political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 468 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 484 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on certain residence homesteads following a substantial school tax increase. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 509 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 513 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authority of an independent school district to change the date of the general election for officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 521 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to prohibiting certain solicitation responses and contracts resulting from a school district or open-enrollment charter school solicitation for goods or services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 527 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to voter registration application form distribution information reported through the Public Education Information Management System. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 591 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to an adult education program provided under an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school program, eligibility of certain students for Foundation School Program benefits, and reporting requirements regarding certain students. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 629 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the availability of certain school district or open-enrollment charter school financial information on certain districts' or schools' Internet websites. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 664 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to behavior improvement plans and behavioral intervention plans for certain public school students and notification requirements regarding certain behavior management techniques. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 668 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to data collection, reporting, and notice requirements for certain educational entities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 673 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the scheduling of the first and last days of school for students by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 674 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Shaheen, Matt
Relating to authorizing an exemption for open-enrollment charter schools from certain municipal drainage requirements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 676 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to establishing residency for purposes of admission into public schools. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 679 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to display of the national motto in government buildings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 713 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 721 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to a limitation on the salary of superintendents of school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 722 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to prohibiting a severance payment to a superintendent of a school district in certain circumstances. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 727 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to conduct special accreditation investigations. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 740 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 767 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 784 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to local school health advisory councils and health education provided by school districts, including requirements regarding human sexuality instruction. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 788 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. Senate: Agriculture Referred to Agriculture
SB 811 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hefner, Cole
Relating to immunity from liability of public and private schools and security personnel employed by those schools for certain actions of security personnel. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 818 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to class size limits and student/teacher ratios for prekindergarten classes provided by or on behalf of public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 820 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Relating to a requirement that a school district adopt a cybersecurity policy. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 869 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to guidelines for 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 882 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the establishment of the Texas First Generation Matching Scholarship Program for certain first generation students at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 913 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 914 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 917 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the approval of open-enrollment charter schools and the review of challenges by open-enrollment charter schools or school districts to accountability determinations. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 926 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Middleton, Mayes
Relating to the operation of a public school transportation system in certain counties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Postponed
SB 992 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1001 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the suspension of a student who is homeless from public school. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1020 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the appointment of a board of managers to govern certain school districts with low-performing campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1045 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to academic accountability ratings for certain school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and contracted entities that offer full-time online programs through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1089 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the circumstances under which a school district is required to provide air-conditioned transportation for students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1102 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1114 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the sale or donation of certain school district property for the development of affordable housing for school district personnel and other income-eligible persons. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1133 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to prohibiting public schools from owning, leasing, or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1178 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to reporting the number of incidents of bullying and cyberbullying in a school district and open-enrollment charter school through the Public Education Information Management System. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1229 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Swanson, Valoree
Relating to a county, city, or independent school district posting certain election information on an Internet website. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1230 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Relating to the reporting of private school educator misconduct. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1252 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a reduction in school funding under the Foundation School Program for a school district that receives a supplemental payment under an agreement to limit the appraised value of property in the district. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1256 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting the misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating criminal offenses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1275 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to requiring school districts to administer college readiness assessment instruments to certain students at state cost. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1276 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to an agreement between a school district and public institution of higher education to provide a dual credit program to high school students enrolled in the district. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1297 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the adoption of uniform general conditions for building construction contracts entered into by school districts and the composition of the committee that reviews uniform general conditions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1306 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to requiring a school district to post on the district's Internet website the contact information of the school administrator primarily responsible for student discipline at a district campus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1314 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a periodic study on participation of public schools in a federal lunch program, to school district grace period policies, and to the provision of meals to certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1315 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Property Tax
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1343 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a school district partnering with certain eligible entities to operate a district campus. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1359 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for the provision of health coverage for school district employees in certain school districts. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1376 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jared | et. al.
Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1385 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the election of trustees of certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1390 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Allison, Steve | et. al.
Relating to suicide prevention in public school curriculum and certain educational programs concerning suicide prevention and substance abuse prevention. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1395 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 1398 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a behavior improvement plan imposed as a public school truancy prevention measure. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1455 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the state virtual school network; changing a fee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1476 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the requirement for certain administrators of certain educational entities to report certain educator misconduct to the State Board for Educator Certification. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1558 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the requirements for a school district improvement plan. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1569 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the use of public money and resources by employees of an independent school district to distribute a communication that advocates for or opposes a political measure, candidate, or party; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1594 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the regulation of open-enrollment charter schools and requiring a study comparing and evaluating certain characteristics of open-enrollment charter schools and school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1600 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the resignation or termination or nonrenewal of the contract of a superintendent of a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1619 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the availability of certain information regarding school district employee compensation and employment contracts and to the term of a contract for a teacher and a superintendent of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1652 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to eligibility of certain students for Foundation School Program benefits and the calculation of average daily attendance for those students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1654 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to studies concerning public school employee and retiree health coverage. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1665 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the use of prescription asthma medicine on public and private school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1682 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to establishing a contingency reserve account under the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1704 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a school district or open-enrollment charter school adopting a policy allowing a school employee to carry or possess a handgun on school property or at a school event. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1707 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to the duties of school district peace officers, school resource officers, and security personnel. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1724 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to certain public school workforce training programs funded by the skills development fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1759 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an individualized education program and transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1776 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Bell, Keith
Relating to the development of an elective course for public high school students on the founding principles of the United States and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1857 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to requirements for certain charter entities to contract with a school district to operate a district campus. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1893 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a trauma-informed care policy for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1894 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to participation in and rates for coverage provided under the uniform group coverage program for active school employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1905 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a tuition equalization grant program administered by the comptroller of public accounts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1909 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain policies and procedures for the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1967 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the duties of the Texas School Safety Center and school districts regarding public school safety and security. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1983 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to excluding certain students from the computation of dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school accountability. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1984 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to alternative public school accountability interventions. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1989 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of restraint, seclusion, and time-out in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2003 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the establishment of school-based behavioral health centers by school districts and a grant program administered by the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission for the operation of those centers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2018 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to abolishing a dissolution committee established to abolish certain county boards of education or boards of county school trustees and appointing commissioners courts to assume the duties of the dissolution committee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2043 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of certain independent school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2055 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to funding for comprehensive school counseling programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2073 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to a reduction in required days of service for educators in public schools under certain circumstances. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2074 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to authorizing school districts to reimburse under the Foundation School Program private employers for paid internships provided to certain students in career and technology education programs in the district. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2075 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to public school compliance with dyslexia screening, reading instrument requirements, and a requirement that a school district notify certain parents or guardians of a program providing students with reading disabilities the ability to borrow audiobooks free of charge. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2087 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to traumatic injury response protocol and the use of bleeding control kits in public schools. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2106 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to including referral of a student to a restorative justice or discipline program as part of a school district's system of graduated sanctions for certain school offenses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2118 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to governmental entities that may partner with a school district to operate a district campus. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2135 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to information a law enforcement agency is required to share with a school district about a person who may be a student. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2146 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by handgun license holders on the campus of a school district or open-enrollment charter school. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2185 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to requiring a school district to notify certain parents or guardians of a program providing students with reading disabilities the ability to borrow audiobooks free of charge. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2201 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to local goals for public education and governance of local school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2206 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the availability of certain information regarding the members of the governing body of an independent school district or a public junior college district on the district's Internet website. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2213 86-0 (2019) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the operations of the Texas Crime Stoppers Council and crime stoppers organizations. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2217 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of the Texas Students with Disabilities Scholarship Program for certain students at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2255 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to health coverage for employees of a municipal school district. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2258 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to procedures for requiring an independent school district to conduct an efficiency audit. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2265 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the assignment of performance ratings to school districts and school district campuses. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 2266 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to an application for a charter for an open-enrollment charter school and to the expansion of an open-enrollment charter school. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2283 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the eligibility of persons convicted of certain offenses to serve as a member of a board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2285 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to challenges by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to accountability determinations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2311 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2312 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission. Senate: Education Received from the Senate
SB 2343 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to courses offered jointly by certain public junior colleges and independent school districts. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 2380 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the creation of certain pilot programs to encourage economic and educational opportunities in certain regions of this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2395 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José 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. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2440 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the Texas school finance system, including the creation of the bicentennial education fund, the establishment of the Texas Education Investment Management Organization, and the management and investment of the permanent school fund. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SJR 33 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for 15 consecutive tax years and the school taxes on the property increase by at least 120 percent during that period. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SR 835 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 700. Reported enrolled
HB 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
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 49 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student. House: Public Education Referred directly to s/c on Educator Quality by chair
HB 77 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 171 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to certain facilities transactions between school districts and charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 184 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 185 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to reporting principal turnover information in the performance report of a public school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 218 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to improper relationships between educators and students; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 278 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 286 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 306 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 315 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students residing in care and treatment facilities and residential placement facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 331 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child and the duty of certain professionals to report that offense and to instruction in school districts regarding consent in sexual relationships. House: Public Education Referred directly to s/c on Educator Quality by chair
HB 332 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the use of school district buildings as polling place locations. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 353 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals to certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 356 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the carrying of concealed or holstered handguns by certain handgun license holders attending a meeting of the board of trustees of a school district or the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 358 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to excused absences from public school for the purpose of visiting a military recruitment center or military installation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 366 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to an elective course in ethnic studies for middle school, junior high school, and high school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 426 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to parental notification of class sizes at public schools in a district of innovation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 510 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 523 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the requirement that certain elected school district boards make audio and video recordings of certain work sessions and special called meetings available on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 545 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to the opportunity of certain patriotic societies to present information regarding the society to public school students during regular school hours. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 546 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to limiting certain state-required assessment instruments administered to public school students in certain grades to assessments required by federal law. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 601 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the definition of regular eligible student used in determining the transportation allotment under the school finance system for a municipal school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 604 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 633 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the applicability of student disciplinary requirements to school districts of innovation. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 710 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 729 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to instruction in positive character traits in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 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 789 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to minimum scores required for students in certain school districts to pass an examination for acceleration or for credit. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 847 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the inclusion of school climate in the indicators for evaluating the performance of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 878 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the extension and modification of a public school district depository contract. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
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 928 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to assisting certain children who are in foster care in the process of applying to institutions of higher education. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 966 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 988 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to establishing a pilot program under which public schools may develop a portfolio method to assess student performance in grades three through eight for purposes of accountability and qualification for promotion. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 989 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to establishing a pilot program under which public schools may develop a portfolio method to assess secondary-level student performance for purposes of accountability and qualification for graduation. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1010 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to compliance with rules, bylaws, and written policies adopted by a school district's board of trustees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1042 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to student access to public school instructional materials and technology. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
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 1152 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a referendum requirement before the name of a school district or district campus located in certain counties may be changed by the district board of trustees. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1191 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to secondary-level assessment of public school students and the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1195 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1200 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of certain independent school districts; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1237 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1253 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the free speech right of a member of a board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1269 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1271 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al. Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1291 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials and the inclusion of American principles in those materials and the public school curriculum. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned from the House for further action
HB 1319 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1333 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to public school accountability, including assessment of students and appraisal of teachers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1342 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to child sexual abuse prevention training for public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1359 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to monuments and memorials for Texas heroes and other persons and events of historical significance; creating criminal offenses. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1366 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the elimination of the taxing authority of certain county boards of education and boards of county school trustees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1367 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to removing the requirement for bilingual education and special language programs for certain students of limited English proficiency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1485 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to academic freedom for public school teachers providing science instruction. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1500 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the public school accountability system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
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 1516 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of a school district to excuse from school attendance a student who is exempt from the administration of a final examination. House: Public Education Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 1553 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to permitting a school district that has failed to satisfy performance standards to partner with an institution of higher education to improve district performance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1581 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1585 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to including student input before the adoption of a major curriculum initiative by a school district. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1638 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1645 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to requiring certain school districts to allow students who participate in Special Olympics to earn a letter on that basis. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1651 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to requiring a school district to reimburse classroom teachers employed by the district for the cost of classroom supplies purchased with personal money. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1759 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a county for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility or stadium or other athletic facility. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1776 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to including a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students and to eliminating the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 1817 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to elective courses in ethnic studies for middle school and high school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1838 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1842 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1949 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to establishing a pilot program in designated public high schools in certain municipalities for placement of students in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs as an alternative to placement in disciplinary or juvenile justice alternative education programs. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2014 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to designation of mathematics innovation zones by the commissioner of education and to the establishment of pay for success programs to provide necessary funding. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2047 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the detachment and annexation of school district territory by agreement. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2108 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to an increase in the tax rate limitation on the issuance of tax-supported bonds for certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2132 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to evaluating public school performance and implementing measures for public school accountability. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2155 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a college readiness memorandum of understanding between a school district and a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
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 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 2208 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the establishment of a new open-enrollment charter school or campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2210 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to a college readiness memorandum of understanding between a school district and a public institution of higher education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2231 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the publication of performance ratings of school districts and campuses under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2247 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 2255 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to student eligibility for free high quality prekindergarten programs and state financial support for each school district that elects to provide a full-day prekindergarten program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2282 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a gold standard full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts and the elimination of the high school allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
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 2329 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to elimination of the authority of certain county school districts to impose ad valorem taxes and to a procedure under which those districts may be abolished. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2340 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the use by a school district of certain undesignated funds in the district's general fund. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2369 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to municipal fees charged to public school districts for water and sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
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 2541 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to funding for apprenticeship training programs through a lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2611 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to broker agreements for the sale of real property by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2616 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the discipline and behavior management of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three at a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2623 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring school districts and certain facilities to assist students in making the transition back to school after certain prolonged placements outside of school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2632 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students without disabilities residing in care and treatment facilities or state schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2642 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to requirements for providing information regarding the issuance of certain proposed bonds by certain political subdivisions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2750 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
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 2790 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to funding for certain apprenticeship training programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
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 2811 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2951 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to evaluating the performance of public school districts and campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2955 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil Relating to a waiver for a school district from state requirements that hinder the district's ability to effectively compete with charter or private schools. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3020 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to contracting and purchasing of certain governmental entities and development corporations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3106 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne | et. al. Relating to state financial assistance for a school district to which an academically unacceptable school district is annexed. House: Public Education 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 3203 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to recordings of meetings of certain governmental bodies; creating offenses. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3241 85-0 (2017) 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 3282 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to municipal regulation of property of political subdivisions. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3290 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to evaluation of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 3319 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the exception under the public information law for certain information held by a school district. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
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 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 3439 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al. Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3472 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the issuance of school district teaching permits to authorize individuals to teach certain classes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3486 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to requirements regarding commissioning agent fees related to school district contracts for construction services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3487 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the creation of an instructional materials web portal by the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3512 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the establishment of a junior college by certain independent school districts. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3526 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to instructional materials and technology for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3545 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3570 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3597 85-0 (2017) 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 3606 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al. Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3607 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to secondary-level assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3635 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to accountability and standards for districts of innovation. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3661 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to adjustments for school districts participating in social security. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3672 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to adjustment for districts required to participate in social security House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3688 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the use of certain public buildings as polling place locations. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3706 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to certain alternative education programs designed to address workforce development needs for at-risk students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3722 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to funding adjustments for school districts that annex academically unacceptable school districts. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 3759 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle | et. al. Relating to a temporary exemption for a school district from the obligation to comply with certain unfunded state educational mandates. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 3769 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3778 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the adoption and administration of certain assessment instruments in primary and secondary education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3796 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the transfer of territory between junior college district service areas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3865 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the approval and modification of a campus turnaround plan submitted by a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3938 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to requirements for procuring the services of a commissioning agent related to a school district contract for construction services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4010 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to school district transportation services; authorizing a fee. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4070 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to increasing the punishment for certain offenses that occur on the grounds of a school district and involve expressions of bias or prejudice against certain groups. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4085 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to certain courses or activities approved by the board of trustees of a school district for course credit. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4087 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to a reduction of the amount required to be paid by a school district to achieve the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4112 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to requiring the review of public school district paperwork to limit paperwork requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4139 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the creation of the Technology Lending Program to provide grants to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4142 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain requirements of counties and other governmental entities regarding behavioral health. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4149 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to information provided to public school students regarding the use of anabolic steroids. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4151 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to dissemination of bacterial meningitis information by school districts. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
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
SB 6 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SB 7 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Ken | et. al.
Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 13 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 22 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 30 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to inclusion of instruction regarding interaction with peace officers in the required curriculum for certain public school students and in driver education courses and to civilian interaction training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 60 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities, including public institutions of higher education, to agricultural products produced, processed, or grown in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 61 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 98 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to removing the requirement for bilingual education and special language programs for certain students of limited English proficiency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 194 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the use of seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 195 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to funding under the transportation allotment for public school students subject to a high risk of violence while walking to school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 196 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 199 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to procedural requirements for adopting and filing a school district budget. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 201 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 215 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to limiting certain state-required assessment instruments administered to public school students in certain grades to assessments required by federal law. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 282 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the entitlement of a public school student to transfer to a public school campus with a higher overall performance rating under the school accountability system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 338 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the first day of the school year for public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 463 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 478 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a requirement that a school district or open-enrollment charter school terminate certain employees convicted of certain offenses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 508 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to including student input before the adoption of a major curriculum initiative by a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 585 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the opportunity of certain patriotic societies to present information regarding the society to public school students during regular school hours. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 605 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to procedures for the review and selection of certain instructional materials by public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 641 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 646 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the elimination of the taxing authority of certain county boards of education and boards of county school trustees. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 672 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the collection and publication of the number of security personnel or commissioned peace officers employed by each school district and assigned to each district campus. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 695 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to elective courses in ethnic studies for middle school and high school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 704 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 732 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of public junior colleges to offer certain courses and programs, including under agreements with independent school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 754 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the extension and modification of a public school district depository contract. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
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 800 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a county for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility or stadium or other athletic facility. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 810 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the purchase and use of open educational resources. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 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 1060 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
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 1097 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to funding for apprenticeship training programs through a lottery game. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1122 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1166 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1167 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1211 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to designation of mathematics innovation zones by the commissioner of education and to the establishment of pay for success programs to provide necessary funding. 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 1288 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument for public high school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1294 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to election of professional staff representatives to certain school district planning and decision-making committees. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
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 1318 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to designation of mathematics innovation zones by the commissioner of education and to the establishment of pay for success programs to provide necessary funding. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1353 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to state funding for school districts, including a school district to which an academically unacceptable school district is annexed. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1357 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1453 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the definition of regular eligible student used in determining the transportation allotment under the school finance system for a municipal school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1483 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the creation of the Technology Lending Program to provide grants to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1484 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of an instructional materials web portal by the commissioner of education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1535 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to school districts of innovation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1553 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernal, Diego
Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school and to the refusal of entry to or ejection from school district property. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
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 1604 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the establishment of a junior college by certain independent school districts. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1605 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1610 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1678 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the members of a school district's local school health advisory council. 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 1734 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to full-time online programs provided through the state virtual school network. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1754 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the school district grievance procedures for resolving complaints received by students' parents or guardians. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1755 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a graduation progress committee for certain public school students in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1771 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
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 1821 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1854 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Relating to requiring the review of public school district paperwork to limit paperwork requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1873 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al.
Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1882 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Koop, Linda
Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1883 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the approval of open-enrollment charter schools and the review of challenges by open-enrollment charter schools or school districts to accountability determinations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
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 1900 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1903 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2063 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to eligibility for designation as and to accountability for districts of innovation. 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 2112 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to creating a single countywide school district in certain counties. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2113 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to conduct a study regarding school district consolidation in Cameron County. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2233 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to contracting and purchasing of certain governmental entities and development corporations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2242 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Relating to the resolution of disputes or errors involving the ad valorem taxation of the same property by multiple taxing units of the same type as a result of disputed, overlapping, or erroneously applied boundaries. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SCR 59 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: King, Ken
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1566. Signed by the Governor
SCR 64 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1566. Record vote
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 54 85-1 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to requiring a school district to reimburse classroom teachers at certain grade levels for the cost of classroom supplies purchased with personal money. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 94 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to municipal regulation of property of political subdivisions. Filed
HB 98 85-1 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 100 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 130 85-1 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to financial reporting by a school district regarding the costs associated with administering certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 132 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 149 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to a reduction in required days of service for educators in public schools under certain circumstances. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 224 85-1 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 231 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to reporting teacher turnover information in the performance report of a public school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 253 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to public school finance, including the establishment of a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education 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
HB 357 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to requiring a school district to give notice to new classroom teachers of the ability to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 381 85-1 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain facilities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 383 85-1 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to a reduction of the amount required to be paid by certain school districts to achieve the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 2 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the establishment of an education enhancement program for students with certain disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 3 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
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 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher. Filed
SB 51 85-1 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to election of professional staff representatives to certain school district planning and decision-making committees. Filed
SB 72 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts. Filed
SB 91 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to prekindergarten, including a high quality prekindergarten grant program provided by public school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 93 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the offenses of failure to attend school and parent contributing to nonattendance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
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 125 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to studying the cost of education index. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 182 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to censure of a member of a school district board of trustees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 186 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 198 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain persons attending a school board meeting. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 238 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 279 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to eligibility for a public education grant of certain students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 283 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the requirement that certain governmental bodies make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 289 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of certain independent school districts. 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 313 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to employment of certified school counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 345 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to study the standards of the Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test administered to bilingual educators in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 357 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the responsibilities of public school counselors. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 370 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a school is appointed school marshal and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 407 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to school district selection of an alternative assessment method in place of state-administered assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 506 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the issuance of tax-supported bonds by certain school districts and increasing the tax rate limitation on the issuance of those bonds. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 522 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to establishing a pilot program in designated public high schools in certain municipalities for placement of students in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs as an alternative to placement in disciplinary or juvenile justice alternative education programs. 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 588 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to restricting certain state and school district assessments of public school students in prekindergarten and kindergarten. 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 645 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 654 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to public school finance and the formation of school finance districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 657 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the training requirements for a member of the board of trustees of a public school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 717 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts from single-member trustee districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 720 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 729 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified school counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 730 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 731 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a pilot program under the foundation school program for funding prekindergarten programs provided by certain school districts with early high school graduation programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 752 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the eligibility of property used for affordable housing for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 767 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 775 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to removing the requirement of satisfactory performance on state assessment instruments for public school grade-level promotion and providing alternative compliance for the requirement of satisfactory performance on state assessment instruments for graduation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 786 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the right of a public employee to express breast milk in the workplace. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 807 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 925 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the balance maintained in a school district's general fund and associated requirements regarding the general fund. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 945 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level. 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 960 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the exemption of school district property from certain infrastructure fees charged for the control of excess water or storm water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 961 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain school district property from certain infrastructure fees charged for the control of excess water or storm water. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 985 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to mental health screening for public school students who may be a danger to self or others and to suspension or educational placement of those students; creating an offense. 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 1085 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of an independent school district; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Considered in Calendars
HB 1114 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the authority with whom certain political committees must file reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1164 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to conduct a study to develop a writing assessment method for public school students and establish a pilot program to administer the assessment method developed. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1227 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al. Relating to eliminating the requirement that a school district assess the physical fitness of students. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
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 1434 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals and school counselors to a public school campus. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1451 84-0 (2015) 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 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 1497 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the issuance of school district teaching permits to persons who teach career and technology education. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1536 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1571 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to notice of the right to employ counsel in truancy proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1597 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to state assistance for school employees uniform group health coverage. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1676 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to authority of public and open-enrollment charter school campuses to maintain a supply of and administer anaphylaxis medicine. 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 1796 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to public school choice, including school campus information, student transfers, the public education grant program, and the transportation allotment. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1798 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to local control school districts. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1801 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to a technology grant to be awarded to public school districts that have received certain performance ratings. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1867 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to state educational mandates imposed on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1883 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the acquisition of certain professional services by a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1894 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the balance maintained in a school district's general fund and associated requirements regarding the general fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1938 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1993 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the authorization of independent school districts to use electronic means to notify parents of a student's academic performance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2047 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the ability of a municipality to regulate the sale of alcohol near a public school. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
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 2094 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto 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 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 2195 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the administration of college preparation assessment instruments to public school students at state cost. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2217 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2231 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2285 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to requiring a school district to report data regarding citations issued to and arrests made of students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2325 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to the permissible wealth per student of certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2326 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to the sparsity adjustment for certain school districts under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2398 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures relating to truancy; establishing judicial donation trust funds; providing criminal penalties; imposing a court cost. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2417 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to measures to ensure quality prekindergarten programs offered by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2422 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the acquisition and use by a school district of an electroencephalogram brain assessment platform to monitor concussions in student athletes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2444 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to alternative methods for satisfying certain public high school graduation requirements, including the use of individual graduation committees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2451 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the use by a school district of certain undesignated funds in the district's general fund. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2453 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2487 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a municipality for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility, stadium, or other athletic facility. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2543 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to public school teacher performance appraisals, continuing education, professional development, career advancement, and compensation. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2579 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the governance and operation of certain independent school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 2659 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2742 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the maintenance and operations tax revenue of a school district located in a reinvestment zone. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2760 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the state virtual school network, including funding and the provision of courses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 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 2804 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to evaluation of public school performance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 2843 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to requiring certain school districts to offer district-funded or tuition-supported prekindergarten. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2863 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2885 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to requiring a school district to report data regarding restraints administered to, sanctions imposed on, complaints filed against, citations issued to, and arrests made of students. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2963 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a school district. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2994 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the transfer of territory between junior college district service areas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2997 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James Relating to the creation of an Internet website clearinghouse for school districts to post information to comply with publication requirements. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3004 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain independent school districts to change the length of the terms of office for the board of trustees of the district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3106 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the period of time allowed for appointment of a board of managers for a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3135 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the authority of school districts in certain counties to grant housing stipends to teachers employed by the districts and receive state reimbursement of those costs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3219 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the use by a school district of public money for lobbying activities or lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3254 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3453 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to participation in and rates for coverage provided under the uniform group coverage program for active employees. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3508 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a college readiness memorandum of understanding between a school district and an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3521 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the establishment of limited purpose public junior college districts by certain independent school districts. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3546 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to minimum scores required for public school students to pass an examination for acceleration or for credit. 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 3571 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to rules which insure that local independent school district selection of non-state adopted instructional materials to be purchased with state funds, is as accountable and transparent as the State Board of Education approval process for state-adopted instructional materials. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3583 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to a pilot program in certain school districts exempting those districts from administering standard assessment instruments and authorizing alternative assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3654 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the fiscal transparency of political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3664 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3716 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a requirement that public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools notify the Texas Education Agency of student deaths. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3756 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John Relating to the methods and procedures used by the comptroller to determine the total taxable value of property in each school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3836 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 3848 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to removing the requirement for bilingual education and special language programs for certain students of limited English proficiency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 3957 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to recovery by school districts of overpayments of salary to district employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3972 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the use of school district buildings as polling place locations. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3987 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Relating to programs in public schools designed to facilitate planning and saving for higher education and facilitate personal financial literacy instruction. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 4006 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to a requirement that a school district, open-enrollment charter school, or shared services arrangement terminate or refuse to hire an employee or applicant convicted of certain offenses. 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 4094 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the governance independent school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4108 84-0 (2015) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the authority of a school district peace officer commissioned by certain school districts located in certain counties to issue citations to a child for certain Class C misdemeanor offenses committed on school property. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 3484 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1842. Reported enrolled
SB 39 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities, including public institutions of higher education, to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 69 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 72 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 73 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 149 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to alternative methods for satisfying certain public high school graduation requirements, including the use of individual graduation committees. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 165 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 167 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment of certified school counselors by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 168 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Farias, Joe
Relating to temporary waiver of superintendent certification for employment of public school district superintendents. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 242 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 243 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the cost of education adjustment. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 246 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the basic allotment and the equalized wealth level under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 247 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 285 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures for truancy. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 315 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the issuance of tax-supported bonds by certain school districts and increasing the tax rate limitation on the issuance of those bonds. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 324 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 395 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 399 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 400 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to procedural requirements for adopting and filing a school district budget. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 421 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to participation of certain school districts in the three-year high school diploma plan pilot program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 471 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to reviews and investigations conducted by the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 520 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 568 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to a classroom visual aid stipend for public school classroom teachers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 619 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 659 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to state assistance for school employees uniform group health coverage. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 669 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 810 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a municipality for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility, stadium, or other athletic facility. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 893 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to public school teacher performance appraisals, continuing education, professional development, career advancement, and compensation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 894 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the state virtual school network. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 895 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 902 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the disclosure of certain public information by a public school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Public 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 996 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason
Relating to notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a school is appointed school marshal and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1003 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Schaefer, Matt
Relating to the issuance of school district teaching permits to persons who teach career and technical education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1004 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to courses and programs offered jointly by certain public junior colleges and independent school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1011 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to public school choice, including school campus information, student transfers, the public education grant program, and the transportation allotment. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1012 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to local control school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1013 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1042 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to fiscal transparency and accountability of certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 1204 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to a waiver of fees by the Department of Agriculture and the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain educational programs involving aquaculture and hydroponics. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1211 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to procedures for the review and selection of certain instructional materials by public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1216 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1230 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1241 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to authority of school districts, home-rule school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools to establish innovation zones and the authority of school districts to obtain designation as districts of innovation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1431 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to promoting efficiency in school district administration by limiting, reducing, simplifying, or eliminating certain processes and procedures. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1434 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to counting time spent by students participating in certain approved off-campus instructional programs in calculation of the average daily attendance for a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
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 1482 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to alternative education programs for middle school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1488 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of an independent school district and a junior college district; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1497 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a requirement that a school district or open-enrollment charter school terminate certain employees convicted of certain offenses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1513 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to state funding for certain children to attend certain private school. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1514 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the establishment of limited purpose public junior college districts by certain independent school districts. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1682 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the contract required to be used by school districts in employing teachers and other professional employees. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1752 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1757 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to grant charters for the establishment of certain charter schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1775 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the acquisition of certain professional services by a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1798 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1810 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1825 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the period of time allowed for appointment of a board of managers for a school district. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1842 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to removing the requirement for bilingual education and special language programs for certain students of limited English proficiency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1868 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SJR 41 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a statute or appropriations act that furthers a legitimate state purpose or interest such as efficiency or local control meets the requirement of providing an efficient system of public schools and that this requirement is the prerogative of the legislature. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 5 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 44 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to a moratorium on administering assessment instruments to public school students under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 65 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 66 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which high school students may accrue prepaid tuition units at public institutions of higher education by completing certain community service activities. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 68 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to cognitive-linguistic or neurocognitive assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. 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 95 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to exempting a school district from the obligation to comply with certain unfunded state educational mandates. 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 179 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the recall of members of school district boards of trustees. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
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 202 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to the absence of a student from school to visit with a parent or guardian who will be or has been deployed on military duty. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 208 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the removal from office of a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 209 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the operation of special student recovery programs by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 223 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain persons attending a school board meeting. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
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 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 277 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to physical activity requirements for students in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 280 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 282 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public 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 290 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to school district selection of assessment instruments in place of state-administered assessment instruments. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 300 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to an alternative system of public education governance that enhances school accountability, local control, and family empowerment in the educational system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 322 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to procedures for management of certain public school campuses and school districts that do not satisfy certain performance standards. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 324 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain facilities and service provider transactions between school districts and charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 342 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to employees of or applicants for employment with school districts who have been convicted of or pled guilty to certain offenses. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 343 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of certain independent school districts; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 344 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to an exit audit of a school district and an exit interview of a school district superintendent. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 399 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain high school students successfully complete four courses in each subject of the foundation curriculum. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 456 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to training for school district liaisons who assist students in the conservatorship of the state with school enrollments and transfers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 462 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to state control of teacher appraisal criteria, curriculum standards, and assessment instruments. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 504 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al. Relating to restricting certain state and school district assessments of public school students in prekindergarten and kindergarten. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 513 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the bilingual education and special language programs offered in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 525 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to the collection of data relating to military-connected students through the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS). House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 527 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts from single-member trustee districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 551 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the payment of tuition for public high school students who participate in college credit programs. House: Public Education Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
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 573 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 590 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to determining a child's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of a visual impairment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 596 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to state assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 599 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to educator retention at certain public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 617 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
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 640 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to public school accountability and end-of-course assessment instruments. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 645 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to authorization for granting, in response to petitions by parents, campus charters for certain public school campuses identified as unacceptable. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 659 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to state assessment instruments administered in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 670 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to state and school district assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 673 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 674 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to providing notice of certain proposed municipal zoning changes to a school district. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 704 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to public school curriculum standards and assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 741 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the right of a public employee to express breast milk in the workplace. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
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 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 873 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the amounts to which school districts are entitled under the Foundation School Program and the amounts appropriated to the Texas Education Agency for educational grant programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 889 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain governmental bodies make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet. House: Technology Placed on General State Calendar
HB 897 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation in secondary education curriculum. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 918 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to requiring a school district to report data regarding citations issued to and arrests made of students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 945 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 946 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the reporting of information by a school district relating to certain offenses committed by certain students. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 962 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a school district. House: Elections 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 977 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to establishing a pilot program in designated public high schools in certain municipalities for placement of students in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs as an alternative to placement in disciplinary or juvenile justice alternative education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1009 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a new category of law enforcement officer who shall be designated a school marshal, the training and appointment of certain employees of a school district or open-enrollment charter school as school marshals, and the rights, restrictions, limitations, and responsibilities of school marshals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1016 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to legal representation for civil suits against peace officers employed by a school district. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1026 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain school districts. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1027 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain school districts; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1053 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to a prohibition against use by certain school districts of state Foundation School Program money and local ad valorem tax revenue to fund certain lawsuits against the state. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1056 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to state assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1057 83-0 (2013) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to providing human sexuality instruction in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1154 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to termination or suspension without pay of certain school district employees. 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 1353 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to emergency response alarms at public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1433 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to prohibiting the board of trustees of an independent school district from disparate treatment based on an organization's religious nature in allowing access to school campuses after school hours. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1434 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to payment of tuition to attend public schools for students holding certain United States student visas. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1500 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a workforce high school diploma program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1525 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the board of trustees of an independent school district from exercising disparate treatment in allowing access to school campuses during non-instructional time based on the religious nature of an organization. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 1568 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the accreditation status and eligibility for funding under the Foundation School Program of a district that knowingly violates the Texas Constitution. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1617 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1635 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to certain high school students serving as early voting clerks in an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
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 1699 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a requirement that any information regarding state-administered assessment instruments provided by a school district or public school to a student's parent be printed in both English and Spanish. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1720 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the duties and number of certified counselors in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1770 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund for grants to school districts to use in improving the security of school facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1771 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund for grants to school districts for the purchase of equipment for career and technology education courses. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1805 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1853 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to a behavior improvement plan or a behavior intervention plan adopted for certain students with an individualized education program. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1865 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to authorizing school districts to suspend classes on primary and general election days and requiring the commissioner of education to adjust funding for certain related absences. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1896 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to firearm training and the authority of certain employees of a school district or open-enrollment charter school to carry or possess a handgun on certain school premises; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1899 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1926 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the operation of the state virtual school network and courses provided through other distance learning arrangements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1957 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the recovery school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2010 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to a career path initiative for public school students that includes career path guidance for students in certain grade levels, additional high school graduation programs, and a requirement for a minimum number of school counselors at certain schools. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2012 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to public school educators and certain other professional employees of school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2016 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the receipt or consideration of a petition requesting detachment and annexation by the board of trustees of a school district after adoption of consolidation resolutions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2052 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to a physical assessment of students by a public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2076 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to alternative assessment of certain public school students under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2137 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to eligibility of certain persons for enrollment in school district summer school courses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2140 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the manner in which school districts are ranked for purposes of the instructional facilities allotment. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2151 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a grant program to promote good citizenship and anger management. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2199 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to an approval process for career and technology education courses offered by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2221 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a compliance report submitted to the United States Department of Education containing data concerning certain citations issued and certain incidences of students taken into custody on public school property. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2275 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to limits on class size at certain grade levels in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2431 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum requirements for graduation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2450 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a pilot program operated by certain public or private primary or secondary or open-enrollment charter schools in Webb County concerning searches and drug testing of students with parental consent and certain disciplinary measures and other procedures that may arise from such a search or test. House: Public Education
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
HB 2456 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to notice of termination of a teacher's contract given by a board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2457 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the withdrawal of certain school districts from the uniform group coverage program. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 2476 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to home rule school district charters. 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 2484 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the establishment of Voter Education Month for public school students in grade 12. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2514 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2528 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2542 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to a study regarding school district consolidation for Bexar County. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2574 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to a grant program to encourage certain school districts to retire debt or make capital improvements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2588 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to college preparatory courses offered by school districts for local course credit. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2610 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants and certain notes by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2651 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to a review by the commissioner of education of state law regarding student suspension, expulsion, or other disciplinary action and the implementation of that law by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2697 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to funding under the Foundation School Program for school district career and technology education courses provided at night or during the summer. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2698 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to a study of the feasibility of establishing a program to connect veterans seeking employment in school security positions with independent school districts seeking to employ security personnel. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2716 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the investment authority of certain independent school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2783 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to who is an employee for large and small employers for health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
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 2883 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the establishment of a regional center for public safety excellence in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 2929 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for brain injury. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2952 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the period of time allowed for issuance of decisions by the commissioner of education in certain appeals against school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2980 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to student transfers and to the maintenance and dissemination of certain school-related information. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 3057 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the prosecution of certain misdemeanor offenses committed by children and to school district law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 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 3228 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett | et. al. Relating to procedures for credit by examination in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3327 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3328 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to withdrawal from the uniform group insurance program by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3449 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the exception under the public information law for certain information held by a school district. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 3472 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to procedures for the submission by school districts of amended data through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3478 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma 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. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3507 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the calculation of wealth level per student for the purpose of taking action to achieve the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3508 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the value of commercial property used to determine the cost of an attendance credit for school districts required to equalize wealth. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3635 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the assignment of a licensed psychologist or professional counselor to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education

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