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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
HB 3653 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan 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 3654 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the cost of an attendance credit under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3655 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the establishment of a school safety certification program and the School Safety Task Force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3721 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to facilitation by the state of refinancing of school district debt. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3771 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the adoption and permanent student ownership of low-cost mathematics and science instructional material. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3789 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for the education of students attending campuses removed from the jurisdiction of a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3802 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to public school transfers and interventions and sanctions for a campus experiencing a routinely large number of requests to transfer from the campus. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3808 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al. Relating to evaluating the performance, including computing dropout and completion rates, of public schools designated as dropout recovery schools. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 104 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Encouraging school districts to adopt policies that promote the use of technology and technological devices in classrooms. House: Technology
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HJR 44 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing elections for the recall of independent school district trustees. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to certain charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 17 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the training in school safety of certain educators of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school authorized to carry a concealed handgun on school premises. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 38 83-0 (2013) Author: 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
Referred to Public Education
SB 43 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to consideration of school district disciplinary placement information in evaluating district performance. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 75 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 76 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Relating to the operation of special student recovery programs by certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 122 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: 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
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 137 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the recall of members of school district boards of trustees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 172 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bennett
Relating to diagnosing the reading development and comprehension of public school kindergarten students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 218 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; changing the amounts of certain fees and providing for the ad valorem tax rate to be imposed after annexation of an insolvent or inoperative school district. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 260 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al.
Relating to the absence of a student from school to visit with a parent, stepparent, or guardian who will be or has been deployed on military duty. House: Public Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 261 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of automated external defibrillators in secondary education curriculum. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 278 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to an alcohol awareness component of the science curriculum used in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 308 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the collection of data relating to military-connected students through the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS). Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 379 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to information for prevention of sudden cardiac arrest affecting public school students participating in interscholastic athletics. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 401 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to a notification requirement if a school counselor is not assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 418 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: 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
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 435 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Relating to the payment of tuition for public high school students who participate in college credit programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 453 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to payment of tuition to attend public schools for students holding certain United States student visas. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 488 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to discounted utility rates for public educational institutions; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 509 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the establishment by school districts of a school security district; authorizing school district taxes for crime prevention measures. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 521 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the provision of and parental approval for a student's participation in human sexuality and family planning instruction in public schools. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 525 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to physical activity requirements for students in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 533 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to a review of cost savings to state agencies and institutions of higher education under energy savings performance contracts. House: Higher Education
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 544 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the transportation allotments provided under the Foundation School Program to school districts that permit students to select a campus of attendance. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 553 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric
Relating to certain high school students serving as early voting clerks in an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 665 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to a school district's recognition of and education regarding traditional winter celebrations. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 684 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to a physical assessment of students by a public school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 713 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 716 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 758 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain school districts. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 775 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to public school finance. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 783 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to inclusion in school district improvement plans of policies to prevent dating violence and bullying. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 831 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: 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
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 832 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to training for school district and open-enrollment charter school liaisons who assist students in the conservatorship of the state with school enrollments and transfers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 914 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bennett
Relating to a behavior improvement plan or a behavioral intervention plan adopted for certain students with an individualized education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 939 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Relating to reporting child abuse and neglect and to training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect at schools, institutions of higher education, and other entities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 996 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for brain injury. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1062 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to transportation of certain students entitled to a public education grant. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1107 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: González, Mary | 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
Senate: Government Organization
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1114 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the prosecution of certain misdemeanor offenses committed by children and to school district law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1115 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to reporting, standards, restrictions, and requirements regarding public school disciplinary actions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1127 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to evaluating the performance, including computing dropout and completion rates, of public schools, including schools designated as dropout recovery schools and residential facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1131 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1135 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain donations by school districts or public schools of food provided to the district or school through the national free or reduced-price school lunch program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1161 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly 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. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1223 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1243 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants and certain notes by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1298 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the provision of electronic courses in public schools, the state virtual school network, and school district digital capabilities. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1304 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to school district reports concerning corporal punishment and the issuance of citations by a peace officer. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1305 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to transportation within a school district of a student entitled to a public education grant. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1310 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to standards for school district, public school campus, and open-enrollment charter school performance ratings. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1332 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to who is an employee for large and small employers for health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1344 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum requirements for graduation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1384 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the authority of an independent school district to invest in local water projects. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1403 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to public school teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1469 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to alternative assessment of certain public school students under the public school accountability system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1502 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to providing parents with notice of a school district's promotion and retention policies. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1521 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for dropout prevention. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1538 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Relating to evaluating the performance, including computing dropout and completion rates, of public schools designated as dropout recovery schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1556 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the establishment of a school safety certification program and the School Safety Task Force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1571 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to home-rule school district charters and to the applicability of certain laws and procedures to those districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1590 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to requirements for personal financial literacy training offered by public school districts and public universities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1608 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to restricting certain state and school district assessments of public school students in prekindergarten and kindergarten. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1616 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorizing a school district to establish a higher education scholarship endowment; authorizing a tax. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1618 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1660 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the establishment of the School Safety Advisory Council and School Safety Certification Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1718 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: 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 Achievement School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to committee
SB 1740 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the public education grant program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1799 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al.
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: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1857 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the certification of certain qualified handgun instructors to conduct school safety training. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SJR 11 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing elections for the recall of independent school district trustees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 30 83-1 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses. Filed
HB 39 83-1 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. Filed
SB 41 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the use by a school district or district employee of certain existing student curriculum materials developed or provided by a regional education service center. Filed
HB 6 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
HB 22 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to information regarding the citizenship and immigration status of public school students. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 34 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Relating to including in the public high school curriculum instruction in methods of paying for postsecondary education and training. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 62 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 63 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of certain school districts to lay in county rights-of-way fiber optic cable or other means of transmitting information. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 79 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 106 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the consolidation of, or detachment and annexation of territory in, certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 235 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the first day of instruction for a school year in school districts in which a certain percentage of the students are military dependents. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 284 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 336 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the filing and posting on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures required in connection with the office of member of the board of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 348 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to education and training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers employed by a school district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 349 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to requiring a school district to adopt a policy and collect data regarding restraints administered and citations issued by a school district peace officer. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 357 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 359 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to discipline in public schools, including the use of certain disciplinary methods and the prosecution of certain children for school-related offenses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 400 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to flexibility for public schools to administer primary and secondary education efficiently. House: Public Education Postponed
HB 458 82-0 (2011) 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 492 82-0 (2011) 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 493 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to evaluation under the public school accountability system of the delivery of library resources. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 507 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to notice for certain transactions involving local government entities in populous counties. House: Technology Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 511 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 514 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the receipt of an exemption or waiver for a school district or campus that is academically unacceptable. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 516 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 538 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the application of certain demand charges by transmission and distribution utilities to certain schools and nonprofit athletic or sports associations. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 622 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to disciplinary action taken against certain public school students on the basis of serious misbehavior. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 628 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 639 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to school district policies for the care of students at risk for anaphylaxis. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 643 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 658 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 678 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to coordination between school districts and other governmental agencies regarding necessary transportation infrastructure improvements associated with real property owned or proposed to be purchased by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 698 82-0 (2011) 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 Considered in Calendars
HB 741 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to criteria for financing certain multifamily housing developments. House: Urban Affairs Postponed
HB 742 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to student information required to be provided at the time of enrollment in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 771 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to the exemption of school district property from charges for drainage service imposed by certain municipalities and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules adopted by those municipalities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 826 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to facilitating the enrollment in or transfer to a public school district of a student in the conservatorship of the state. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 827 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to requirements for certain human sexuality instruction presentations in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 828 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to notice to parents of public school students regarding human sexuality instruction. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 829 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to including in local school health advisory council reports to school district boards of trustees explanations of campus compliance with the requirement for setting, in campus improvement plans, goals and objectives for campus coordinated health programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 876 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 942 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to an exemption for school districts from security for court costs and appeal bond. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 978 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to local control over reforming school board governance of academically unacceptable school districts of a certain size. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1062 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain local governmental entities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1076 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to the student to teacher ratio applicable to accelerated instruction groups for certain public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1077 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to accelerated instruction for certain public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1082 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to authority for certain school districts to provide public notice by posting the notice on the district's Internet website. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1098 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the number of times each year local school health advisory councils are required to meet. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1114 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1117 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to a waiver for certain school districts from first day of instruction requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1130 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to information provided by the Texas Education Agency to school districts regarding placement of students receiving special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1134 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1186 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1189 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to school district consideration of a vendor's principal place of business in making a contract award determination. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1216 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to required attendance at a dropout prevention seminar by a student older than the age of compulsory school attendance who intends to drop out of school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1236 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1254 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to consideration of the consolidation of school district employment of peace officers and security personnel in certain counties. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 1256 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to consideration of the consolidation of school bus operations in certain counties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1289 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1326 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the optional flexible school day program provided by school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1331 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1335 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to certain resources available to teachers of a public school student with a disability under the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1336 82-0 (2011) 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1367 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to a school district exemption from state requirements, restrictions, and prohibitions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1423 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Relating to restrictions on written information required to be provided by public school teachers and a study by the commissioner of education concerning implementation of the restrictions. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1462 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of professional staff who educate students with disabilities on district-level and campus-level planning and decision-making committees. House: Public Education Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1467 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al. Relating to bullying and cyberbullying in public schools; providing penalties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1485 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to discounted utility rates for school districts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1494 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to a prohibition against use of school district resources for a hotel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1505 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to librarians employed by school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1513 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to hearings on certain public school employee employment decisions before the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1549 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to certification and continuing education requirements for certain public education administrators. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1555 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts that provide additional days of instruction financed with local funds. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1582 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to authorization for the operation in certain counties of an educator preparation program with an internship program component. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1589 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the study of productivity and cost-effectiveness in public education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1610 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to educator misconduct and employment sanctions for certain misconduct; providing a penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1620 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the deadline for providing notice to public school teachers regarding renewal or nonrenewal of term contracts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1624 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1668 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to authority for school districts to provide public notice by posting the notice on the district's Internet website. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1672 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1682 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to prohibiting school districts from requiring or coercing school district employees to make charitable contributions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1695 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the deadline for providing notice to public school teachers regarding renewal or nonrenewal of term contracts and termination of probationary contracts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1702 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to reporting donations received by a school district and public school campus. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1728 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to energy savings performance contracts and energy efficiency planning. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1740 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to providing information to parents regarding changes in state law affecting public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1741 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to a parental involvement pilot program in certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1786 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the availability of certain information concerning dropout prevention on a district's Internet website. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1831 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to public school child care. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1833 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to notice requirements for certain hearings and meetings of the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1834 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to elimination of certain requirements for increasing community awareness of prekindergarten programs offered by or in partnership with school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 1846 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to state interventions and sanctions under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1855 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study regarding school district practices in selecting sites for new school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1879 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of money appropriated out of the general revenue fund for the provision of postsecondary educational programs to persons confined or imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1907 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to notification requirements concerning offenses committed by students and school district discretion over admission or placement of certain students. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1922 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to a temporary exemption for school districts from the obligation to comply with certain unfunded state educational mandates. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1942 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to bullying in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2020 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to state aid for certain juvenile justice alternative education programs that enter into certain revenue sharing agreements. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2022 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to state fiscal matters; creating an offense. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2105 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to employment restrictions on persons awarded certain government contracts or public subsidies; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2121 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to educator retention at certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2158 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a prohibition against the use of a stun gun or taser by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against certain public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2168 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to limitations on issuance by school districts of tax-supported bonds. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2211 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the availability of individual student performance on a physical fitness assessment instrument. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2217 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the social studies curriculum used in the public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2233 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2235 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to determination of good cause to suspend a teacher without pay or terminate a teacher's probationary, continuing, or term contract. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2236 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to notice concerning termination, renewal, nonrenewal, and other action regarding certain teacher contracts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2280 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2287 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to net metering for public schools. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2288 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the regulation of distributed renewable generation of electricity. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2324 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to reports of child abuse or neglect by school district employees and records of training regarding child abuse and neglect for certain child-care facilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2349 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the authority of independent school districts to invest in corporate bonds. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2380 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to employment by school districts of certain persons under probationary contracts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2404 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a privilege fee for state-owned housing provided to certain state employees by a state agency. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2415 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the liability of a school district that allows the use of land and facilities that the school district owns, occupies, or leases for recreational or educational purposes. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2441 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to public junior college employee participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2473 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2491 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to a moratorium on certain testing and assessments of certain public school students under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2514 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to state administration of assessment instruments to public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2539 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the authority of school districts to suspend teachers without pay pending discharge. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2562 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne 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 Referred to Public Education
HB 2627 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the purchase of classroom sets of textbooks for public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2677 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to customer choice for school districts served by municipally owned electric utilities and electric cooperatives. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2700 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2704 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to a parent's right to object to physical fitness assessment of the parent's child by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2747 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to reporting information regarding public school student dropout rates. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2773 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2797 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to elimination of the requirement that school districts and public junior college districts conduct periodic safety and security audits of district facilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2816 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to eliminating certain mandates on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2877 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to required sale or lease of unused or underutilized school district facilities to charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2909 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to increasing awareness in this state of the importance of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2913 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the operation of dropout recovery programs by certain public junior colleges in partnership with school districts. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2923 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to state control of teacher appraisal criteria, curriculum standards, and assessment instruments. House: State Sovereignty, Select Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2926 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to reporting by school districts for purposes of the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) of data on students who drop out or otherwise leave public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2932 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to college preparatory courses offered by school districts for local course credit. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2952 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin | et. al. Relating to municipal, county, and school district and other special district budgets. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3006 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the minimum number of days of service for public school educators and the required number of days of instruction for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3007 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to eliminating the requirement that a school district assess the physical fitness of students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3018 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to a policy of a school district concerning possession or use of a telecommunications device by a student. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3026 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the governance of home-rule school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3075 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the health and physical education program guidelines that a school district must use in the district's health or physical education curriculum. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3082 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the location of certain mobile voting stations. House: Elections Postponed
HB 3083 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to exemption from assessment instruments for students attending public school campuses that are awarded certain distinction designations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3097 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the responsibilities of the comptroller and school districts in the implementation of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3130 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the registration of a referee of certain extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by certain public or private schools; providing penalties. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3135 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to reasonable break times and facilities for school district educators expressing breast milk. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3162 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the eligibility of school district bonds under programs providing state financial assistance for instructional facilities and related debt. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3173 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the required public notice of the names of a certain number of finalists for the position of superintendent of a public school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3204 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to criminal history record and other information concerning certain school district employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3261 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the establishment of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3267 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to a prohibition on school districts employing under a contract a person whose employment responsibilities relate only to extracurricular activities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3292 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to restrictions on written reports required to be provided by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3312 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani | et. al. Relating to an election to authorize an increase in a school district superintendent's salary. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3339 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to the conversion of certain public school campuses to charter campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3378 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to seat belt requirements for certain vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3385 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the exchange of confidential information among certain governmental entities concerning certain juveniles. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3463 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Relating to paperwork requirements and unfunded mandates imposed on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3466 82-0 (2011) 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 3501 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to school district personnel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3505 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to school district governance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3532 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of an incentive program for solar and wind-powered distributed electric generation for public school property. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3555 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the payment of impact fees by school districts and institutions of higher education. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3625 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to a task force on school district administrative efficiency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3679 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a prohibition on the marketing of foods of minimal nutritional value on public school campuses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3680 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the types of food or beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3712 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the reporting of information by a school district relating to certain offenses committed by certain students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3750 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity of a school district for certain claims arising from the provision of community education child care services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3765 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the date on which certain payments are made by the state under the Foundation School Program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3770 82-0 (2011) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to unstructured activity requirements for public elementary school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3780 82-0 (2011) 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 3783 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to cost-saving and efficiency in government. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 31 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Requesting the Texas Education Agency to develop a rating system for the performance of local school boards. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 46 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment releasing a school district from the obligation to comply with an unfunded state educational mandate. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 103 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by certain taxing units on commercial or industrial real property based on the cost of constructing a building on the property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 148 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to county delegation of authority regarding the disposition of county school lands and proceeds of a county permanent school fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 3 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 6 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 27 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 49 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to school district requirements regarding parental notification in connection with disciplinary alternative education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 66 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 89 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 208 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to public notice and forums concerning finalists for the position of superintendent of a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 407 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic transmission of certain visual material depicting a minor and to certain educational programs concerning the prevention and awareness of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 418 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain persons attending a school board meeting. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 463 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to providing parents with notice of a school district's promotion and retention policies. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 465 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to retirement benefits of school district or institution of higher education peace officers under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 468 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 471 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 504 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to discounted utility rates for school districts. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 536 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of certain discipline management practices or behavior management techniques by peace officers employed or commissioned by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 550 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the required public notice of the names of a certain number of finalists for the position of superintendent of a public school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Open Government, Select
Left pending in committee
SB 603 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the filing and posting on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures required in connection with the office of member of the board of trustees of certain school districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 609 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 678 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to a school district policy regarding the removal of a student from a public school teacher's classroom. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 738 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to a parental role in determining sanctions applied to a public school campus under certain circumstances. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 764 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to a prohibition against use of school district resources for a hotel. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 778 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the inclusion of professional staff who educate students with disabilities on district-level and campus-level planning and decision-making committees. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 784 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to librarians employed by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 852 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 866 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 868 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to severance payments to superintendents of independent school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 869 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the requirement that a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district file a financial disclosure statement. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 870 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to notifying parents of changes to school district policy. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 872 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the study of productivity and cost-effectiveness in public education. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 912 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to temporary modification under certain circumstances of procedures authorized for the nonrenewal of public school teacher term contracts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 941 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study regarding school district practices in selecting sites for new school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 949 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts that provide additional days of instruction financed with local funds. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 966 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to high school diplomas for certain military veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 975 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Munoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Relating to the operation of dropout recovery programs by certain public junior colleges in partnership with school districts. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1091 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1093 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to requirements regarding the employment by school districts of educational support employees. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1105 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1106 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the exchange of confidential information concerning certain juveniles. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1113 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1163 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the exchange of information among certain entities concerning at-risk youth. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1239 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and tasers by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1261 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the operation of dropout recovery programs by public junior colleges in partnership with school districts. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1305 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to a prohibition of school district retaliation against an employee for filing a grievance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1328 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to optional dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with a disability, including individualized education program facilitation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1389 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1403 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1410 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to reporting student enrollment in tech-prep programs and evaluating tech-prep consortia. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1460 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to energy savings performance contracts. Senate: Government Organization Received from the Senate
SB 1485 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; providing for the imposition of penalties. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1543 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to the authority of an independent school district to invest in corporate bonds. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1557 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1590 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1610 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to seat belt requirements for certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1618 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to reporting requirements of state agencies and school districts. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1622 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a secondary-level English language learners' program for public school students of limited English proficiency. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1720 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters; creating an offense. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1868 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for dropout prevention. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 46 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to county delegation of authority regarding the disposition of county school lands and proceeds of a county permanent school fund. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 6 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools, and the administration of state assessment instruments to public school students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 8 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to flexibility for public schools to administer primary and secondary education efficiently. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 18 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to elementary class size limits in public schools. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 31 82-1 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to school district personnel. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 44 82-1 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consolidation of, or detachment and annexation of territory in, certain school districts and the board of trustees of those districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 48 82-1 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the governance of home-rule school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 62 82-1 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 63 82-1 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to a moratorium on administering assessment instruments to public school students under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 66 82-1 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 67 82-1 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the entitlement of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to a certain funding level and to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for public education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 70 82-1 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a financial exigency of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HR 197 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
HR 199 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8. Reported enrolled
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011, and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 8 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 25 82-1 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to public notice and forums concerning finalists for the position of superintendent of a school district. Filed
SB 31 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 105 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SR 106 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 3 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public school accountability, curriculum, and promotion requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 185 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to providing Internet access in certain local public libraries. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 262 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to information regarding the citizenship status of students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 279 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to reimbursement for medical assistance provided by a school-based health center to certain recipients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 281 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to grants for school-based health centers and reports submitted by those centers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 294 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a maximum class size for certain public school students who perform poorly on an assessment instrument. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 350 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to use of school district resources for athletic or instructional facilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 359 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the absence of a student from public school to visit with a parent who has been or will be deployed to a combat zone. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 367 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to restrictions on written information required to be provided by school districts and public school teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 368 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to site-based public school discipline policy committees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 467 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt term limits. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 474 81-0 (2009) 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 522 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to intensive preparation academies in certain school districts to prepare public school students to take required end-of-course assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 525 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain standards for group-administered achievement tests used by school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 624 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to state funding for school districts for transportation of students who would be subject to hazardous traffic conditions while walking. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 625 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the public school finance system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 674 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to creating a county task force to study collaborative methods for public education cost savings in certain counties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 734 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to certain requirements for school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 752 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to enter into an agreement with a school district to dedicate revenue from a tax increment fund to the district for the acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of an educational facility. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 771 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 813 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to eligibility for the small and mid-sized adjustment under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 837 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the deadline for a school district to file a complaint concerning a student who fails to attend school without excuse. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 842 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of certain school districts to lay in county rights-of-way fiber optic cable or other means of transmitting information. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 850 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to repeal on a periodic basis of the provisions of Titles 1 and 2 of the Education Code to provide for legislative review of the primary state statutes governing public education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 851 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to Legislative Budget Board review of and reports to certain state officials concerning the primary state statutes governing public education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 905 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to procedures for management of certain public school campuses and school districts identified as academically unacceptable. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 915 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to evaluation under the public school accountability system of the delivery of library resources. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 920 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the receipt of an exemption or waiver for a school district or campus that is academically unacceptable. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 936 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the prevention of harassment in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 956 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the provision by the Texas Education Agency of federal earned income tax credit educational materials to school districts for distribution to students' parents. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 975 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to drug testing of professional employees of public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 997 81-0 (2009) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to retirement and health insurance benefits of school district peace officers under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 999 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1041 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to school district policies addressing sexual abuse of children and establishment of a state strategy to reduce child abuse and neglect and improve child welfare. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1085 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to an after-school pilot program offered by school districts to middle and junior high school students and their parents to prepare students for postsecondary education and training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1156 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to providing a discounted rate for electricity provided to school districts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1161 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to local regulation of distance requirements for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages near certain establishments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1167 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1192 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to a pilot project in certain school districts exempting those districts from state requirements, restrictions, and prohibitions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education

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