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HB 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 272 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the inclusion of education and training regarding human trafficking in the curriculum of commercial driver's license training programs offered by public junior colleges and career schools and colleges. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 759 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the establishment of a tuition and fee payment program for certain adopted children enrolled in career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 802 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a requirement that online admission application forms for public institutions of higher education include a link to certain postsecondary education and career opportunity information. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1508 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to notice to applicants to and enrollees in certain educational programs regarding the consequences of a criminal conviction on eligibility for an occupational license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1965 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to liability insurance for career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2156 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the creation by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of a repository of student transcripts for certain private postsecondary educational institutions; authorizing fees and providing administrative penalties. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2413 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to certain identifying information regarding career school or college students. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4220 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the regulation of certain degree-granting postsecondary educational institutions by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 234 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a prohibition against the use by a career school or college of certain advertising designed to mislead or deceive prospective students. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 1569 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1781 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to the regulation of certain educational institutions by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; providing administrative penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 2085 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain identifying information regarding career school or college students. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2132 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain identifying information regarding career school or college students. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1299 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the tasting of wine by students enrolled in certain courses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1712 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the establishment of an innovative workforce training center in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Higher Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1903 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the distribution of funds to campuses in the Blinn Junior College District service area. House: Higher Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2621 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the board of trustees of the Blinn Junior College District. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3294 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3733 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the establishment of a tuition and fee reimbursement program for certain adopted children enrolled in career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3908 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a pilot program to expand joint credit programs to include certain courses offered by career schools and colleges in certain counties. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
SB 1556 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the classification of certain programs as postsecondary education programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1625 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to consumer information regarding career schools and colleges. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1655 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board fees for the administration of certificates of authorization and certificates of authority issued to certain postsecondary educational institutions; authorizing fees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 2017 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of an innovative workforce training center in the Rio Grande Valley. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2042 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the board of trustees of the Blinn Junior College District. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 30 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education; authorizing a fee. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 1296 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to information regarding postsecondary education and career opportunities and workforce needs in this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1415 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the issuance of school district teaching permits to persons who will teach only career and technology education classes. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2000 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the qualification of certain nonprofit schools and educational institutions for exemption from state laws regulating career schools and colleges and to complaints made against those entities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2793 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Relating to an exemption from compulsory public school attendance for children who have completed grade 10 and are attending an institution of higher education or a trade school or are employed as an apprentice. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 1710 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer of students within the public higher education system and the timely graduation of students from public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1167 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on certain premises of or locations associated with schools or public junior colleges and public technical institutes. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1839 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to excluding a provider of recreational classes that do not lead to an educational credential from regulation as a career school or college. House: Higher Education
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2167 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the definition of a postsecondary program in regard to non-baccalaureate career schools and colleges. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2339 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the authority of Sul Ross State University to offer certain degree and certificate programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2538 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information regarding students of career schools or colleges and other educational entities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2784 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the refund policy for courses and programs at career schools and colleges. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HR 2611 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1534. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 711 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Vo, Hubert
Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information regarding students of career schools or colleges and other educational entities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Open Government, Select
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1176 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the definition of a postsecondary program in regard to non-baccalaureate career schools and colleges. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1472 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the coordinated dissemination of online information regarding the operation and performance of certain for-profit educational entities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1487 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of career schools and colleges and requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to submit a report to the legislature. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1534 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the operation, certification, and accountability of career schools or colleges. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SR 1227 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1534. Reported enrolled
HB 2837 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to correspondence real estate and real estate inspection courses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3519 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the coordination and administration of the Texas Career Opportunity Grant Program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3974 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the exemption of certain maritime courses of instruction from proprietary school certification. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1184 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to online and correspondence real estate and real estate inspection courses. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1674 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the coordination and administration of the Texas Career Opportunity Grant Program. Senate: Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
HB 966 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2164 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of a technology center grant program for rural counties. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2235 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a technology center grant program for rural counties. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2371 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to hearings regarding cease and desist orders against certain persons operating a career school or college without proper authority. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 309 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Juan
Relating to the requirement that a career school or college adopt a refund policy for students called to active military service. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1725 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter | et. al. Relating to the authority of another institution of higher education to conduct vocational or technical courses in the service area of a junior college district. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2333 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the qualifications of and training and continuing education for certain officials and personnel of career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2733 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2806 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 158 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the authority of another institution of higher education to conduct vocational or technical courses in the service area of a junior college district. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1185 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the qualifications of and training and continuing education for certain officials and personnel of career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 1722 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the use of the term "college" by certain educational institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2172 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to administration of certain workforce development programs by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 280 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 1343 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the regulation and operation of certain career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HR 66 70-0 (1987) Author: Willy, John Expressing support for vocational education.
SB 732 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to technical-vocational education. House: Education
Senate: Education
Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 41 62-0 (1971) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to providing for the licensing and regulation of private vocational schools and certain solicitors for them; providing penalties.
HB 333 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: Christie, Joe
Relating to the regulation of proprietary business, technical, vocational and home study schools; establishing prohibited acts and penalties.
HB 351 62-0 (1971) Author: Salter, Robert Relating to authorizing school districts to contract with other school districts or with public or private post-secondary educational institutions and trade and technical schools to provide vocational classes.
HJR 54 62-0 (1971) Author: Johnson, Jake Proposing an amendment that one percent per gallon of the motor fuel tax be allocated to private schools, public schools and business colleges.
SB 358 62-0 (1971) Author: Christie, Joe Relating to providing for the licensing and regulation of private vocational schools and certain solicitors for them; providing penalties.
SB 526 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the regulation of proprietary business, technical, vocational and home study schools; defining terms; creating the Proprietary School Advisory Commission; providing its powers and duties; providing for the issuance, renewal, revocation, and denial of certificates of approval; providing for registration of school representatives; providing bond requirements; providing for class action suits pursuant to Rule 42 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure; providing for hearings and appeals; establishing prohibited acts and penalties; providing for fees; providing for enforcement.
HB 8 62-4 (1972) Author: Kaster, James J. | et. al. Relating to exempting certain aviation schools and instructors from the Texas Proprietary School Act.
SB 18 62-4 (1972) Relating to exempting certain aviation schools and instructors for the Texas Proprietary School Act.
HB 152 61-0 (1969) Author: Wright, John Relating to defining and providing for the registration and regulation of private trade and technical schools and classes and commercially operated business schools, and the registration of solicitors of such schools; conferring powers and imposing duties on the Commissioner of Education; creating a State Board of Private Trade Schools; prescribing penalties.
HB 1200 61-0 (1969) Author: Ratcliff, Joseph Neil "Joe" Relating to the "Texas Proprietary School Act": defining proprietary school, owner, school employee, solicitor, administrator, and notice to the school, etc.; injunctions; prohibited acts; penalty; effective date.
SB 609 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to defining and providing for the registration and regulation of private trade and technical schools and classes and commercially operated business schools, and the registration of solicitors of such schools; conferring powers and imposing duties on the Executive Director; creating an Administrative Board of Texas Proprietary Schools; prescribing penalties.
HB 899 60-0 (1967) Author: Murphy, Sam H. | et. al. Relating to defining and providing for the registration and regulation of private business, trade and technical schools and classes and the registration of solicitors of such schools; conferring powers and imposing duties on the Commissioner of Education; creating a State Commission of Private Business and Trade Schools; prescribing penalties.
HB 1173 60-0 (1967) Author: Wright, John Relating to defining and providing for the registration and regulation of private trade and technical schools and classes and commercially operated business schools, and the registration of solicitors of such schools, conferring powers, and imposing duties on the Commissioner of Education, creating a State Board of Private Trade Schools, prescribing penalties.
SB 445 59-0 (1965) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to defining private trade and correspondence schools; requiring the licensing of such schools and solicitors therefor.
SB 44 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to enacting the Texas Private Trade and Correspondence School Act; establishing a remedy for students defrauded; providing penalties; providing an effective date.
SB 368 58-0 (1963) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to establishing, authorizing, and providing for the "_______ County Industrial Training School District" located in any county in this state having a population of not less than one hundred thousand (100,000) nor more than two hundred thousand (200,000) according to the last preceding federal census, so as to provide vocational training for residents and non-residents of such county.
HB 743 57-0 (1961) Author: Barlow, James E. Relating to defining private trade and correspondence schools, requiring the licensing of such schools and solicitors therefor; providing a violation and penalty; providing an effective date.
HB 231 56-0 (1959) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" Relating to amending certain statutes so as to exempt from taxation property owned or used in conducting any association engaged in the educational development of boys, girls, young men or young women through a program designed to demonstrate the operation of the American business system or private enterprise.
HB 938 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to defining private trade and correspondence schools.
SB 418 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to defining private trade and correspondence schools; providing an effective date.
HB 618 46-0 (1939) Author: Johnson, Leland Monte Relating to regulating Commercial Schools or Colleges; providing for certain sanitary requirements; license fees, duties, and regulations; creating the office Supervisor of Commercial Schools; providing penalties.
SB 520 41-0 (1929) Author: Pollard, Sr., Tomas (Thomas) Glover Relating to regulating Commercial Colleges.
HB 478 37-0 (1921) Author: Horton, Frank B. | et. al. Relating to establish a State School of Correspondence.
SB 69 37-0 (1921) Author: Fairchild, I. D. | et. al. Relating to establishing and maintaining a State School of Correspondence at Austin, Texas.
HB 144 37-1 (1921) Author: West, Thomas M. Relating to providing for the State School of Correspondence.
HB 6 37-2 (1921) Author: Malone, Wallace | et. al. Relating to establishing the School of Correspondence
SB 12 37-2 (1921) Author: Richards, Cyrus F. Relating to establishing the State School of Correspondence.
HB 110 36-0 (1919) Author: Johnson, Jack Relating to creating and establishing a "Texas Industrial School and Workshop for the Adult Blind of the State," providing for a board to locate such institution and to manage its affairs, providing an appropriation.
HB 228 36-0 (1919) Author: Thomas, Charles Graham | et. al. Relating to establishing and maintaining a State School of Correspondence at Austin, Texas; providing for all courses of study by correspondence that supply the needs of Texas people; providing for the appointment of an executive board for same and prescribing their duties, providing for the appointment of members of the faculty, prescribing their duties and providing for the salaries of members of said faculty.
SB 191 36-0 (1919) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to making an appropriation to cover the cost of installation and equipment of a heating plant at the Grubbs Vocational College, Arlington, Texas. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
HB 195 36-3 (1920) Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al. Relating to establishing and maintaining a State School of Correspondence at Austin, Texas.
HB 228 35-0 (1917) Author: Clark, Henry | et. al. Relating to establishing a State School of Correspondence in Austin
SB 327 35-0 (1917) Author: McCollum, Augustus Rounsaville | et. al. Relating to establishing and maintaining a State School of Correspondence at Austin, Texas.
HB 228 34-0 (1915) Author: Reeves, Icil B. "Ice" | et. al. Relating to establishing and maintaining a State School of Correspondence.
HB 758 33-0 (1913) Author: Morris, Leopold | et. al. Relating to establishing and maintaining a state school of correspondence at Austin; providing for all courses of home study that supply the needs of Texas people; providing for the appointment of an executive board.
SB 265 33-0 (1913) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton | et. al. Relating to establishing and maintaining a state school of correspondence at Austin, to provide for all courses of home study, to provide for the appointment of an executive board of same.

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