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Passed Education Bills

Education related bills are beginning to move through both chambers of the Legislature.  The Senate has passed three bills that are headed to the House and the House has passed nine bills as March 25th.  You can view a list of the bills with hyperlinks to individual bills here.

House Education Bills passed out of the House:

HB 92

Author:

Rodriguez | VanDeaver | Bernal | Bell, Keith

 

Last Action:

03/21/2019 S Received from the House

 

Caption:

Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school.

HB 109

Author:

Martinez

 

Last Action:

03/21/2019 S Received from the House

 

Caption:

Relating to the operation of open-enrollment charter schools on Memorial Day.

HB 111

Author:

González, Mary | Meyer | Button

 

Last Action:

03/21/2019 S Received from the House

 

Caption:

Relating to public school policy and training for public school employees addressing the prevention of sexual abuse, sex trafficking, and other maltreatment of certain children.

HB 330

Author:

VanDeaver | Guillen

 

Last Action:

03/21/2019 S Received from the House

 

Caption:

Relating to excluding certain students from the computation of dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school accountability.

HB 396

Author:

VanDeaver

 

Last Action:

03/25/2019 S Received from the House

 

Caption:

Relating to acceptable uses of the instructional materials and technology fund and the instructional materials and technology allotment.

HB 403

Author:

Thompson, Senfronia

 

Last Action:

03/21/2019 S Received from the House

 

Caption:

Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees and the superintendent of an independent school district regarding sexual abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children.

HB 422

Author:

Allen | Bowers

 

Last Action:

03/25/2019 S Received from the House

 

Caption:

Relating to annual reporting regarding the establishment of certain school district planning and decision-making committees.

HB 637

Author:

González, Mary | VanDeaver

 

Last Action:

03/25/2019 S Received from the House

 

Caption:

Relating to the salaries of the superintendent of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the superintendent of the Texas School for the Deaf.

HB 1244

Author:

Ashby | Allison | Huberty | VanDeaver | King, Ken

 

Last Action:

03/21/2019 S Received from the House

 

Caption:

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.

 

Senate Education Bills passed out of the Senate: 

SB 244

Author:

Creighton

 

Last Action:

03/21/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Mar 21, 2019 3:19PM

 

Caption:

Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school.

 

SB 477

Author:

Creighton

 

Last Action:

03/21/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Mar 21, 2019 3:18PM

 

Caption:

Relating to the expiration of a school marshal license issued or renewed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

 

SB 811

Author:

Hughes

 

Last Action:

03/25/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Mar 25, 2019 1:42PM

 

Caption:

Relating to immunity from liability of public and private schools and security personnel employed by those schools for certain actions of security personnel.

 

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