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HB 21 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the funding of primary and secondary education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 94 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the basic allotment and the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 177 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 186 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 189 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the basic allotment under the foundation school program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 193 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 223 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Received from the House
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 308 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 310 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 311 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to public education and public school finance matters. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 390 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 395 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the career and technology education allotment and the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology education and technology applications curriculums. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 399 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 413 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to increased flexibility in the use of the Instructional Materials Allotment House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 467 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the guarantee of school district and charter district bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 481 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the recovery of overallocated state funds by the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 486 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 488 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the compensatory education allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 527 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts for two additional school years. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 559 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the report prepared by the comptroller on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 565 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 587 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the creation of a technology applications course allotment under the foundation school program. 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 734 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the phasing out by 2027 of the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 798 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to education fiscal impact statements for bills and resolutions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 811 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 856 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts for two additional school years. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 868 85-0 (2017) 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 875 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. 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 881 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the small and mid-sized district adjustments under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 882 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the provision of a transportation allotment under the foundation school program based on the price of gasoline. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 883 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 884 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to a revision of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school foundation curriculum and proclamations for the production of instructional materials. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 903 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the bilingual education allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 945 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 984 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1034 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1037 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | 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 1039 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to funding for open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1040 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to an annual adjustment to the basic allotment under the foundation school program to reflect inflation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1050 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to the abolition of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1059 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the effective date of certain actions taken by the commissioner of education against school districts that exceed the equalized wealth level and to reattachment of property detached from a school district by the commissioner of education to achieve the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1081 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the new instructional facility allotment under the foundation school program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1181 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the issuance of certain bonds by school districts and the permissible use of interest derived from the proceeds of those bonds. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1245 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1255 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the maximum amount of certain awards made to public school teachers under the Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1263 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that exclude one-half of optional homestead exemptions. 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 1306 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the transportation allotments provided under the Foundation School Program to school districts that permit students to select a campus of attendance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1310 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to requirements for providing information regarding the issuance of certain proposed bonds by certain political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
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 1320 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to certain adjustments to the taxable value of property of certain school districts and the reduction of Foundation School Program funds received by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1324 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to computation of state aid for a school district required to maintain an optional homestead exemption. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1326 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to including full-day prekindergarten student attendance in the determination of a district's weighted average daily attendance for purposes of complying with equalized wealth level requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1329 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to financial reporting by a school district regarding the costs associated with administering certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1335 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an education savings account program for certain children with special needs and other educational disadvantages. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1336 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. 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 1371 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1388 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1390 85-0 (2017) 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 1419 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1474 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1479 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1496 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
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 1548 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of certain property used to build low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 1618 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments that a person may agree to provide to a school district or any other entity on behalf of a school district under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1673 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1674 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1710 85-0 (2017) 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 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 1788 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to state support for assistance with payment of existing debt on certain bonds issued by school districts. 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 1845 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1868 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to a study of funding for school district instructional facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1890 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1910 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1928 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to content requirements for an individualized education program developed for a public school student with autism or another pervasive developmental disorder. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2051 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the new instructional facility allotment under the foundation school program. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 2084 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds for the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2091 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 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 2256 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the authority of the governor to transfer to the Texas Education Agency for prekindergarten programs amounts appropriated to trusteed programs in the office of the governor. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2268 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and a temporary protection of school districts against the resulting temporary loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 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 2337 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to funding for an open-enrollment charter school based on the guaranteed level of state and local funds provided to school districts through the existing debt allotment. 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 2362 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to creating a fund to provide grants to certain local entities in areas of the state affected by decreased oil and gas production for economic development and diversification projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development 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 2618 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to including in the minimum attendance requirement of a public school student any absence of the student to participate in an extracurricular activity. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2706 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to an adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2709 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Education Agency on the financial costs of providing educational services to persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2800 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn 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 Referred to Public Education
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 2865 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that do not take into account optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2914 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to instruction in and an allotment for technology applications courses in computer programming. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2937 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which a licensed hospital may offer dual credit courses to public high school students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 3331 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to requiring certain school districts to provide public school students with Internet connections and devices for home Internet access. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3360 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Economic Incentive Oversight Board. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3375 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to biennial projections of an equivalent equalized wealth level and equalized funding elements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3437 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to a notice of educational rights and recovery by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools of costs for certain student evaluations. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3438 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al. Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3518 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to open-enrollment charter school facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 3604 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the guarantee by the permanent school fund of bonds issued by a charter district on the approval of the Bond Review Board. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
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 3737 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3795 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to including students enrolled in open-enrollment charter schools in the determination of a district's weighted average daily attendance for purposes of complying with equalized wealth level requirements. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3812 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3937 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to support education. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 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 4191 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 27 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 75 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 107 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 3 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an education savings account program and a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 161 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 192 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a comprehensive review by the Texas Education Agency of weights, allotments, and adjustments under the public school finance system. 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 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 216 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 290 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the state's contribution to the financing of public education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 353 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of revenue received as a result of the purchase of attendance credits to supplement the basic allotment under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 356 85-0 (2017) 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 357 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the equalized wealth level and the cost of attendance credits under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 358 85-0 (2017) 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 359 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the new instructional facility allotment under the foundation school program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 360 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 419 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 421 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the bilingual education allotment under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 423 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 457 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to funding for an open-enrollment charter school and to the guaranteed level of state and local funds provided to school districts through the existing debt allotment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 484 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 603 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 604 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the determination of wealth per student for school districts with cost-effective spending and measurable student academic progress. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 647 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student and inclusion of the cost of education adjustment in the computation of weighted average daily attendance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 648 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 649 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the basic allotment under the foundation school program and the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 678 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 704 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the public school finance system. 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 776 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to including in the minimum attendance requirement of a public school student any absence of the student to participate in an extracurricular activity. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 777 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the availability of school counselors at public middle, junior high, and high school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 913 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments that a person may agree to provide to a school district or any other entity on behalf of a school district under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 927 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a special education recovery program operated by the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1026 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the method for determining whether a property owner has created the number of new qualifying jobs required for eligibility for a limitation on the appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1027 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive the new jobs creation requirement for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on the appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1116 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating students with disabilities in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1247 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the effective date of certain actions taken by the commissioner of education against school districts that exceed the equalized wealth level and to reattachment of property detached from a school district by the commissioner of education to achieve the equalized wealth level. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1267 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to school district ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
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 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 1360 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1407 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
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 1480 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the guarantee of school district and charter district bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1610 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1650 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1659 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the commissioner of education accepting contributions for the public school system, adopting rules regarding grant compliance, and establishing grants for high-quality educational programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1696 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to federal lunch programs for public school students, including a study on participation in such programs and school district lunch grace period policies. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1810 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a limitation on the cost of an attendance credit under the public school finance system and the effect of such a limitation on the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1887 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to performance-based supplemental funding for school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2013 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the disclosure of certain public information by a public school district. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2142 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the repeal of the high school allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 2143 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the basic allotment under the foundation school program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 2144 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Postponed
SB 2145 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 2215 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to state fiscal matters related to public education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2270 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to expansion of 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
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 21 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to public school finance, including funding for the recruitment and retention of teachers and the support of participants in the public school employees group insurance program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 22 85-1 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 30 85-1 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the transfer of certain appropriations to the Texas Education Agency and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the adjustment of appropriations for public school finance. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 58 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 61 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. 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 78 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to school district tax rates, property values, and tax collections used by the commissioner of education in allocating Foundation School Program funding. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 82 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the abolition of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 91 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the abolition of ad valorem taxes and a study of alternative methods of taxation to replace revenue lost to political subdivisions as a result of the abolition of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 121 85-1 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 124 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 125 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 131 85-1 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 140 85-1 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 168 85-1 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 172 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 178 85-1 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 190 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and a temporary protection of school districts against the resulting temporary loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 191 85-1 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 194 85-1 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 197 85-1 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 200 85-1 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 203 85-1 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 217 85-1 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 218 85-1 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 234 85-1 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the compensatory education allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 248 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts. 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 256 85-1 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the Legislative Budget Board's report on equalized funding elements under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 258 85-1 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 270 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers and other professional employees employed by public schools; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 272 85-1 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 273 85-1 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 274 85-1 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 285 85-1 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to elimination of certain property taxes for school district maintenance and operations and providing public education funding through an increase in the state sales and use tax rate. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 288 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in this state, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against any resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 290 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the sparsity adjustment for certain school districts under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 300 85-1 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 306 85-1 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to an annual adjustment to the basic allotment under the foundation school program to reflect inflation. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 320 85-1 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an education enhancement program for students with certain disabilities. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 325 85-1 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to including students enrolled in open-enrollment charter schools in the determination of a district's weighted average daily attendance for purposes of complying with equalized wealth level requirements. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 351 85-1 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the creation of a commission to evaluate the potential continuation of additional state aid for tax reduction and recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 352 85-1 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne 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 Left pending in committee
HB 353 85-1 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 354 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the adoption of teacher performance contracts for classroom teachers and an increased basic allotment for school districts that adopt those contracts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 355 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 358 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to supporting public education funding through an increase in the state sales and use tax rate and requiring a reduction in school district maintenance and operation ad valorem taxes; making an appropriation; increasing the rate of a tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 370 85-1 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the creation of the attendance credit receipts fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 374 85-1 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and requiring reporting through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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
HB 387 85-1 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 394 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to notification of an application for a charter for an open-enrollment charter school or of the establishment of an open-enrollment charter school campus and to an annual report by open-enrollment charter schools on transfer students and waiting lists for admission. Filed
HJR 18 85-1 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 21 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 29 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the authorization or funding of an elementary or secondary education voucher program or similar program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 42 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a portion of the market value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in the state and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 53 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment transferring certain surplus state revenue in the economic stabilization fund and dedicating that revenue to public education. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
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 16 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Record vote
SB 22 85-1 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. Filed
SB 30 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools; making an appropriation. Filed
SB 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools. Filed
SB 37 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to stipends for certain public school teachers. Filed
SB 40 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. Filed
SB 41 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system. Co-author authorized
SB 62 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Filed
SB 67 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the basic allotment under the foundation school program and the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Filed
SB 68 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Filed
SB 69 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of a commission to evaluate the effect on school districts of the loss of additional state aid for tax reduction and recommend improvements to the public school finance system. Filed
SB 70 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to additional state aid for certain common school districts. Filed
SB 71 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. Filed
SB 72 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts. Filed
SB 81 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts. Filed
SB 106 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations. Filed
SJR 6 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met. Co-author authorized
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 51 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to limits on the size of certain classes 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 145 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain legislative deadlines. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 256 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to compensatory education allotment funding. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 490 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead to set a limit on the dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
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 544 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to payment by a school district of the costs of developmental coursework provided by an institution of higher education under the success initiative. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 664 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 666 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to the small and mid-sized district adjustments under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 667 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 719 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to the small and mid-sized district adjustments under the Foundation School Program. 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 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 771 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to funding for the Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 802 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the provision of a transportation allotment under the foundation school program based on the price of gasoline. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 895 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 919 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to provisional special education funding for certain students in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 958 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 964 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 982 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1043 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1070 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to a reduction in the cost of attendance credits for certain school districts that purchase windstorm and hail insurance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1100 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to a gold standard full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1135 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a transportation allotment for a school district transporting students to dual credit courses. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1157 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to funding for public school career and technology education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1163 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the percentage of the annual distribution from the permanent school fund set aside for the state instructional materials fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1254 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Tarleton State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 1383 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1411 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to the cost of an attendance credit under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1461 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1474 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the placement of money in the state instructional materials fund and payment of the instructional materials allotment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1477 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the cost of an attendance credit under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1478 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 1479 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1518 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1551 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to money distributed by the School Land Board to the available school fund or to the State Board of Education for investment in the permanent school fund. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1664 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of a school district to excuse from school attendance a student who is exempt from a final examination. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1677 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1711 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the compensatory education allotment and the bilingual education allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1713 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment of a technology allotment for public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1752 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the issuance of certain bonds by school districts and the permissible use of interest derived from the proceeds of those bonds. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1759 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Postponed
HB 1875 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1892 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Texas community school grant program. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 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 1935 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts for one additional school year. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1987 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive or reduce the new jobs creation requirement under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2016 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2025 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to participation of certain school districts in the three-year high school diploma plan pilot program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2026 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the calculation of the number of students in weighted average daily attendance for purposes of the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2075 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2204 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to state support for assistance with payment of existing debt on certain bonds issued by school districts. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in subcommittee
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 2247 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to a determination of school district transportation costs and a modification of the transportation allotment under the foundation school program on the basis of those costs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2251 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to an established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2252 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2293 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
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 2449 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester 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 Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2450 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew 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 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 2521 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2564 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to prohibiting a publisher or manufacturer from requiring a school district or open-enrollment charter school to place a minimum order of instructional materials. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2607 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to treatment under the school finance system for certain school districts of maintenance and operations revenue in excess of the local share requirement. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 2660 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in an optional flexible school day program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2664 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that exclude one-half of optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2668 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the cost of education index. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2698 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the existing debt allotment under the foundation school program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2737 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the allocation of certain motor fuels tax revenue. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 2765 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to property tax relief, the school facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2810 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to proclamations issued by the State Board of Education for instructional materials. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2811 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum, the administration of and reports relating to assessment instruments administered to public school students, the instructional materials allotment, and proclamations for the production of instructional materials. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 2826 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the eligibility of certain property located in multiple school districts for a limitation on appraised value for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2833 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants by school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2852 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to municipal fees charged to public school districts for water and sewer service. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2976 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the transportation allotments provided under the Foundation School Program to school districts that permit students to select a campus of attendance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3017 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to public education and public school finance matters. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3018 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the guarantee of charter district bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3145 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the computation of dropout rates of a school district and the calculation of average daily attendance for funding purposes with respect to certain students 18 years of age or older receiving special education services from the district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3247 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions granted by public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 3392 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to funding for an open-enrollment charter school based on certain ad valorem taxes collected by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3568 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the creation of a technology applications course allotment under the foundation school program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 3594 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to credits against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property of certain persons who provide an educational alternative for a child eligible to attend a public school in the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 3671 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. 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 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
HJR 17 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set a limit on the dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
HJR 59 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 72 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 74 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 96 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of certain political subdivisions to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 97 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 101 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 114 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees and taxes on motor fuels and lubricants may be used. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 141 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for credits against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property of certain persons who provide an educational alternative for a child eligible to attend a public school in the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss; making conforming changes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 4 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 72 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 161 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating students of limited English proficiency in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 240 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the state's contribution to the financing of public education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 241 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 244 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the elimination of the cost of education adjustment under the Foundation School Program. 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 299 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the form of the Legislative Budget Board's report of equalized funding elements to the commissioner of education and the legislature. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 313 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum, the administration of and reports relating to assessment instruments administered to public school students, the instructional materials allotment, and proclamations for the production of instructional materials. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
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 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 496 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to Foundation School Program funding for certain students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 515 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 556 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a comprehensive review by the Texas Education Agency of weights, allotments, and adjustments under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 595 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the equalized wealth level, basic allotment, local share, and guaranteed yield under the public school finance system. 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 623 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to state funding for certain children to attend certain private prekindergarten programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 642 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 750 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a report made by the Texas Education Agency regarding the property and casualty insurance costs of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 801 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to a high quality prekindergarten program provided by public school districts. Senate: Education Referred to 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 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 924 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds for the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 945 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to funding under the public school finance system for a school district with a compressed tax rate below the state maximum compressed tax rate. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1140 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of a technology allotment for public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1178 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to an interim study on an education savings account program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1186 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the permissible wealth per student of certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1303 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1357 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to treatment under the school finance system for certain school districts of maintenance and operations revenue in excess of the local share requirement. 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 1484 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the establishment of a community school grant program. Senate: Education Referred to 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 1568 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1570 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1610 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1611 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the establishment of professional charter academies. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1694 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1695 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce 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 Referred to Education
SB 1712 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1751 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that exclude one-half of optional homestead exemptions. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1900 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to funding for an open-enrollment charter school based on average amounts collected by school districts under the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 28 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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
SJR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and extending the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its temporary location in this state may remain located in this state before forfeiting the right to the exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 96 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 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 264 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 265 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the public school finance system. 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 381 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a personal income tax on income that exceeds $250,000 to provide property tax relief and fund public education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 481 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs. 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 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 580 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 621 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 671 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 672 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of open-enrollment charter schools primarily serving students with disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 742 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to a grant program for certain school districts to provide summer instruction primarily for students who are educationally disadvantaged and summer teaching opportunities for high-performing, new, and student teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 763 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the requirements for allocation of state and federal funds for adult education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 806 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 863 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to information regarding unfunded state educational mandates imposed on a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 885 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the guarantee of refinanced open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
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 1084 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the Texas Dual Language Elementary Education Grant Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1122 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a pilot program for a three-year high school diploma plan and cost-neutral expansion of full-day prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1270 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain unclaimed lottery prize money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1298 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain license holders on certain locations associated with a public or private school or educational institution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 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 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 1754 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the regular program adjustment factor under the Foundation School Program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 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 1990 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to including certain home-schooled students in the average daily attendance of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2108 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to a three-year high school diploma plan and cost-neutral expansion of full-day prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 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 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 2631 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2663 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to revocation of charters for certain open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 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 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 2756 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the school finance system. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2799 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the transfer from the state to a county of a portion of the revenue derived from oil and gas leases of land owned by the county to be used by the county for road maintenance purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2830 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the form of the Legislative Budget Board's report of equalized funding elements to the commissioner of education and the legislature. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2951 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the basic allotment and the equalized wealth level under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2967 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to contracting with emerging fund managers by the State Board of Education for investment of the permanent school fund. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3028 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the use of the skills development fund and other funds available to the Texas Workforce Commission to support certain joint credit courses offered by school districts under agreements with lower-division institutions of higher education. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3034 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3072 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the cost-effectiveness of the manner in which a school district chooses to collect the district's taxes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3330 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the regular program adjustment factor under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3339 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for public education. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3348 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3390 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; imposing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 3497 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Scott | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency through a taxpayer savings grant program. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Reported favorably as substituted
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 3524 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to payment by a school district of the costs of developmental coursework provided by an institution of higher education under the success initiative. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3574 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the authority of the School Land Board to designate certain revenue for deposit in the real estate special fund account of the permanent school fund. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 3677 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the issuance of Foundation School Program license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
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 3742 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George | et. al. To repeal certain state sales, use, excise, franchise, severance, production, occupations, gross receipts and inheritance taxes, to repeal or limit certain local sales, use, excise and ad valorem property taxes, to enact a statewide and local value added tax, and to reform school finance and administration; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3855 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to fiscal matters. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 25 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 131 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 138 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HR 408 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Declaring that the order of business for the regular session of the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas Legislature is hereby determined to be that which is set forth in Section 5(b), Article 3, Texas Constitution, except that during the first 60 days of the regular session the House may, by an affirmative vote of four-fifths of its membership, consider a bill relating to public school finance in order to remedy identified constitutional infirmities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 47 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the Education Code to Head Start programs and the authority of the commissioner of education to make a certain determination regarding those programs. 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 314 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 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 561 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a study regarding school district transportation services and state and local resources available to fund those services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 627 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the form of the Legislative Budget Board's report of equalized funding elements to the commissioner of education and the legislature. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 657 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to procedural requirements for adopting and filing a school district budget. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 681 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to a pilot program for a three-year high school diploma plan and cost-neutral expansion of full-day prekindergarten programs. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 712 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the financing of school district facilities and property tax relief for school district debt; providing for reduced property tax rates. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 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 908 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to a study regarding the fiscal effect of tax-exempt state property on school districts. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1015 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a franchise tax or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain certified nonprofit educational assistance organizations. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1047 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the basic allotment and the equalized wealth level under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1048 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the regular program adjustment factor under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 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 1302 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to applicability of certain public school requirements to private schools that accept students with vouchers, tax credit scholarships, or certain other funding. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1303 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to a comprehensive review by the Texas Education Agency of weights, allotments, and adjustments under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
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 1377 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for the Foundation School Program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1391 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a requirement that the comptroller perform a study of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
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 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 1615 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the administration of accelerated instruction programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1658 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the effect of certain state aid on school districts required to take action to equalize wealth under the school finance system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1686 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to public school finance matters, including the imposition of a state ad valorem tax for elementary and secondary school purposes and a school district ad valorem enrichment tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1713 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to increasing funding for the basic allotment under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1740 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the public education grant program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SCR 25 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Urging the attorney general of Texas to expeditiously advance any necessary appeals of the ruling of the 200th Judicial District Court in the school finance case. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 58 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of that tax a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing school district property taxes for educational enrichment. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 63 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment appropriating money from the economic stabilization fund for purposes of public education. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
HB 41 83-1 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain fuel-related tax revenue. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 16 83-1 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for revenue from motor fuel taxes to be used solely for policing, maintaining, constructing, and acquiring rights-of-way for public roadways and to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the available school fund and the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 17 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees and taxes on motor fuels and lubricants may be used. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 18 83-1 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the allocation of certain interest and investment income from the economic stabilization fund to the purposes of public education, water development projects, and transportation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 29 83-1 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Filed
SB 45 83-1 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the use of certain funds to finance the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment of public schools. Filed
SJR 9 83-1 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the state highway fund, the foundation school fund, and the economic stabilization fund and to authorize the payment from the state highway fund of the principal and interest on certain highway improvement bonds. Co-author authorized
HB 16 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to a study of the provision and use of certain state revenue. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HJR 2 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for revenue from motor fuel taxes to be used solely for constructing, maintaining, and acquiring rights-of-way for certain public roadways and to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the economic stabilization fund and the available school fund. House: Appropriations Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HJR 9 83-2 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees and taxes on motor fuels and lubricants may be used. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 154 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.J.R. 2. Reported enrolled
HR 155 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 16. Reported enrolled
SB 18 83-2 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Filed
SB 21 83-3 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Co-author authorized
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 285 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 354 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of an income tax on income that exceeds $150,000 to provide property tax relief and fund public education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 391 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to termination of a public school teacher's term contract and discharge of the teacher at any time on the basis of a school district's financial exigency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 523 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a molecular science building at Stephen F. Austin State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 761 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 780 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the abolition of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 818 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 839 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of school district revenue resulting from reduction or elimination of an optional homestead exemption. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 941 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 980 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the basis for apportioning annual per capita payments from the available school fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1002 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to allocation of state and federal funds for adult basic education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1140 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation of the Permanent School Fund Management Council to manage the permanent school fund; providing a criminal penalty. 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 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 1398 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to federal funding for personal responsibility education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1437 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1484 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to prohibiting state funding to public junior colleges for physical education courses offered for joint high school and junior college credit. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1497 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the allocation of certain federal career and technical education funds. House: Higher Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
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 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 1597 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to a temporary increase in the rate of the state sales and use tax and dedicating the amount of the temporary increase to the foundation school fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 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 1905 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to public school textbooks for career and technology education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 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 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 2247 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the eligibility of the adjutant general's department to receive Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in the Texas ChalleNGe Academy. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2332 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 2353 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2444 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2485 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2517 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to eligibility for state credits for college tuition and fees for public high school students who receive diplomas by demonstrating early readiness for college. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 2572 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2646 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to distribution by the School Land Board of revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2652 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 2721 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2816 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to eliminating certain mandates on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2848 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of a school district that imposes a maintenance and operations tax at a rate below the rate otherwise required for entitlement to state funding. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3015 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3088 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 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 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 3231 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with certain schools to receive grants for agricultural projects. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3367 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to the repeal of the laws authorizing the imposition of ad valorem taxes, the rates and expansion of the applicability of state and local sales and use taxes, the distribution of sales and use tax revenue to entities formerly imposing ad valorem taxes, and the replacement of ad valorem tax revenue in relation to financing public schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3433 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3503 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the creation of the Texas Fiscal Stability Commission. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3506 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the use of transportation allotment funds by school districts to provide bus passes or cards to certain students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3528 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to distribution of revenue under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3596 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to public school finance and the allocation of state funds. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3599 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to contracting with emerging fund managers by the State Board of Education for investment of the permanent school fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3639 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to state fiscal matters related to public and higher education. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 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
HJR 8 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HJR 31 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the authorization or funding of an elementary or secondary education voucher program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 32 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 73 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 85 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Permanent School Fund Management Council to assume the duty of the State Board of Education to manage the permanent school fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 104 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 109 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify references to the permanent school fund, to allow the General Land Office to distribute revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund, and to provide for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 116 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 121 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 142 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish property taxes and limit the rates of state and local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 143 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
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 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 22 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to public school finance and prekindergarten programs. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 60 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 90 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the financing of school district facilities and tax relief for facilities debt. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to public school finance and certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 199 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hernandez Luna, Ana
Relating to agricultural projects in certain schools, including the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with schools to receive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 281 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a molecular science building at Stephen F. Austin State University. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 419 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to prohibiting state funding to public junior colleges for physical education courses offered for joint high school and junior college credit. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 540 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to a study of the fiscal impact of adjusting the amount of the ad valorem tax exemption to which disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of disabled veterans and certain members of the armed forces are entitled. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 597 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 599 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. 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 946 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the public school finance system. 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 1129 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of a school district that imposes a maintenance and operations tax at a rate below the rate otherwise required for entitlement to state funding. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1215 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1390 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the eligibility of the Texas ChalleNGe Academy to receive Foundation School Program funding. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1483 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 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 1563 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the methodology for the certification of funds to support satisfactory performance on certain state assessments. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1581 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to state fiscal matters, and certain administrative and business matters, related to public and higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1590 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1603 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the basis for apportioning annual per capita payments from the available school fund. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1627 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to creation and administration of a program to provide grants for certain elementary and secondary students for academic achievement. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1813 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the Education Code to Head Start programs and the authority of the commissioner of education to make a certain determination regarding those programs. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1847 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1858 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to public school finance matters, including the imposition of a state ad valorem tax for elementary and secondary school purposes. 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
SB 1931 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to making an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for the Foundation School Program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 5 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify references to the permanent school fund, to allow the General Land Office to distribute revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund, and to provide for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Postponed
SJR 6 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SJR 36 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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
SJR 51 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of that tax a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing school district property taxes for educational enrichment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 54 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing an appropriation from the economic stabilization fund for the Foundation School Program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 19 82-1 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to hearings on public school educator contracts. House: Public Education Postponed
HB 21 82-1 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the reduction in force of teachers employed by a school district. House: Public Education Postponed
HB 27 82-1 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to reducing costs in public school extracurricular activities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 45 82-1 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to allocation of state and federal funds for adult basic education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 55 82-1 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to increasing fiscal flexibility through the provision of state aid for certain juvenile justice alternative education programs that enter into certain revenue sharing agreements. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
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 198 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. 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 6 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob | 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; providing penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 8 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 30 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the state virtual school network. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
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
SB 37 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of the tax exemption or reduction for certain high-cost gas. Co-author authorized
SB 39 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for public education during the next state fiscal biennium. Co-author authorized
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
SJR 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing an appropriation from the economic stabilization fund for education by a majority vote. Co-author authorized
SR 107 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 8 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to certain studies and reviews of appraisal districts conducted by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 53 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 54 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the information required to be provided in or with an ad valorem tax bill for school district taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 145 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to state aid for certain juvenile justice alternative education programs that enter into certain revenue sharing agreements. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 307 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the provision of and funding for Saturday classes for elementary school students who fail to pass certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 327 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to a grant program for after-school child-care programs provided by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 329 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al. Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds for the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 517 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to annual stipends provided to public school teachers who serve as mentors to other public school teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 550 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to annual courses on public school finance offered to the public by regional education service centers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 552 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the provision of competitive grants to fund programs for certain public school students assigned to disciplinary alternative education programs or in-school suspension. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
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 635 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the Texas Education Agency to seek, accept, determine eligibility for, and distribute grants available for the benefit of public education and the establishment of professional development institutes and payment of grants to teachers who complete those institutes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 636 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to allocation of state and federal funds for adult basic education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 660 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 674 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to creating a county task force to study collaborative methods for public education cost savings in certain counties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 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 828 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students with disabilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 1017 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to grants to certain school districts and countywide public school transportation systems to be used to pay costs in purchasing school buses capable of using natural gas or propane as fuel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1273 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to reporting of and an adjustment under the school finance system for benefits received by school districts or associated foundations or other entities in connection with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1297 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to optional flexible school day program courses offered by school districts to enable students to earn course credit under certain circumstances. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1307 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1314 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain financial information on Internet websites of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1316 81-0 (2009) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the provision of academic tutoring for students at an academically unacceptable public school campus before the campus is reconstituted. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1334 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1477 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the public school finance system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1479 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1496 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the public school finance system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1512 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to use of weighted average daily attendance in computing the high school allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1516 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1520 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to state educational mandates imposed on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1539 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1555 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1673 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1702 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the posting on the comptroller's Internet website certain information related to bonds issued by local governments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1725 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for certain students who are military dependents. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1735 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of an income tax on income that exceeds $100,000 to provide property tax relief and fund public education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1891 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to state funding for certain children to attend certain private prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2025 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the dedication of certain state sales and use tax revenue to the foundation school fund. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2037 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Permanent School Fund Management Council to manage the permanent school fund; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2137 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to computation of the standard service annuity under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2261 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to establishing a select committee to review the manner in which textbooks for use in public schools are funded, adopted, and purchased. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2262 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to a requirement under the public school financial accountability rating system that a school district spend a specified percentage of district operating funds for instructional purposes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2263 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to extending the high school innovation grant initiative to middle and junior high schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2264 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to establishment of an after-school grant program for certain students in public middle or junior high schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2337 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds under the existing debt allotment for school districts whose construction or renovation design plans are highly rated for environmental efficiency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2364 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to an exception to the wealth per student limitation for certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2398 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the state sales tax rate and creation of the education equalization fund to equalize funding among school districts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2448 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to reducing the amount paid to purchase attendance credits by certain school districts in disaster areas. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2481 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to financial accountability for school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2541 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the funding and operation of open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2543 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2563 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to determination of and notification regarding the state compression percentage under the public school finance system and the elimination of property taxes for school district maintenance and operations. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2617 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to state financial assistance for maintenance, repair, or renovation of school district instructional facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2645 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2648 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to taking into account the cost of fuel in establishing the transportation allotment for school districts and counties operating public school transportation systems. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2871 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to grants to school district and countywide public school transportation systems to be used to pay costs in purchasing school buses capable of using propane as fuel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2894 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to additional guarantees for certain bonds issued by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2977 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to creation of a permanent technology endowment fund to supplement funding provided to school districts for education technology. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3040 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a review by the commissioner of education of the instructional facilities allotment. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3176 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the abolition of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3192 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3266 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to an interim study to determine public school facility needs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3646 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Relating to public school finance and programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 3714 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to public school career and technology education program curriculum and funding and to development of a list of high-demand occupations for career and technology education students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3828 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to equitable funding under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4062 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to providing a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4150 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the collection and provision of information concerning public school career and technology education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4155 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to eligibility for the small and mid-sized adjustment under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4200 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to state assistance to fund public school instructional facilities in fast-growing school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4221 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to providing a middle school allotment under the public school finance system to fund programs to encourage preparation for high school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4301 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the availability of certain county, municipal, and school district financial information on certain Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4303 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to an adjustment to the amounts of revenue provided under the public school finance system to school districts located in certain counties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4497 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to maximization of the amount of federal funding obtained by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4582 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the powers and duties of the Legislative Budget Board, including the receipt of reports by the board. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
HB 4590 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to transfers from the permanent school fund to the available school fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 4671 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to funding for career and technology education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4673 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the use of discretionary funds raised by public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 290 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3646. Signed by the Governor
HJR 37 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to certain public school purposes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HJR 77 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Permanent School Fund Management Council to assume the duty of the State Board of Education to manage the permanent school fund and to allow the School Land Board to transfer funds from the permanent school fund to the available school fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HJR 81 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the state general sales and use tax rate and dedicating the increased state revenue to public education and property tax relief. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 97 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HJR 114 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify references to the permanent school fund. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HJR 129 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HR 3062 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3646. Reported enrolled
SB 122 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 196 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for certain students who are military dependents. Senate: S/C on Base Realignment and Closure Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 270 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the reporting of income-producing contracts or programs entered into or operated by school districts. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 282 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to grant and outreach programs to provide nutrition education to children. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 322 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of technology by public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 393 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the treatment for school finance purposes of school district optional residence homestead ad valorem tax exemptions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 400 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to an electronic course pilot program in the Amarillo Independent School District. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 401 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to eligibility for the small and mid-sized district adjustment under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 453 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the provision of competitive grants to fund programs for certain public school students assigned to disciplinary alternative education programs or in-school suspension. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 570 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the financing of school district facilities and tax relief for facilities debt. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 574 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to an exception to the wealth per student limitation for school districts that, as a result of natural disasters, are suffering financial hardship. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 587 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the eligibility of school districts for state assistance with payment of existing debt. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 644 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to modifications, adjustments, and reimbursements under the public school finance system and contract delegation authority for a school district located in a disaster area. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 701 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to state assistance to fund public school instructional facilities that meet certain design and construction, renovation, or improvement standards. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 774 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to allocation of state and federal funds for adult basic education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 817 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 868 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 869 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 955 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the state virtual school network. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 982 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to public school finance. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1029 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds for the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1031 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to creating a county task force to study collaborative methods for public education cost savings in certain counties. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1255 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to a state intercept credit enhancement program for certain bonds issued by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1313 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the quality and accessibility of public school career and technical education programs and to assistance to students concerning postsecondary education and training. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1385 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1446 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of the Texas Education Agency to seek, accept, determine eligibility for, and distribute grants available for the benefit of public education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1459 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to education initiatives for students of limited English proficiency and students at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1488 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students with disabilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1501 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with certain schools to receive grants for agricultural projects. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1576 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to an algebra instruction grant program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1664 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to state financial assistance to school districts that make contributions for social security coverage. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1998 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the evaluation of and funding for school district programs for gifted and talented students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2152 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to an exception to the wealth per student limitation for certain school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2181 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the establishment of regional advisory councils on state educational grant funding to review and report concerning state grants awarded for public educational programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2186 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to a reporting requirement for certain nonprofit corporations that award college scholarships. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2308 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the use of discretionary funds raised by public school campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 2374 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to state assistance to fund public school instructional facilities in fast-growing school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2392 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to public school finance. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2430 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to public school finance and certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2431 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to excellence exemptions available to school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SR 1106 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3646. Reported enrolled
HB 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate reductions and providing for the transfer of general revenue into the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 80 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions granted by public school districts. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 131 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the cost of education adjustment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 164 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to a grant program for after-school child-care programs provided by school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 188 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the adoption of textbooks and the use of credits for textbooks or other instructional materials in a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 206 80-0 (2007) 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: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 207 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the public school finance system. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 213 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the constitutional creation of three special funds to replace the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 616 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to specialty license plates benefiting the classroom supply reimbursement program. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 828 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the computation of certain amounts under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 890 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of an irrevocable trust for the proceeds of the sale or disposition of county school lands. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 950 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the provision of and funding for Saturday classes for elementary school students who fail to pass certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 978 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to publication of the annual financial statement by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1076 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to state educational mandates imposed on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1140 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students with disabilities. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1206 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the effect of a school district's participation in tax increment financing in connection with certain reinvestment zones on the taxable value of property in the district for school finance purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1319 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to state financial assistance to school districts that make contributions for social security coverage. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1405 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1461 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to state funding for certain students subject to school district disciplinary action. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1556 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the management of certain public land. House: Land & Resource Management Postponed
HB 1569 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to participation in school district services and activities by home-schooled students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1609 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1616 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the dates for which public school student enrollment information must be submitted under the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1632 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the use of technology by public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 1645 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to campus expenditures by public school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1672 80-0 (2007) 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 1778 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a grant program to promote good citizenship. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1792 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the rate of school district enrichment taxes eligible for equalization under the foundation school program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1824 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds under the existing debt allotment for school districts that comply with green building guidelines. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1884 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a kindergarten-plus program for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1922 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to eligibility of school districts for state assistance with payment of existing debt. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1924 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to career and technology programs and certain articulation agreements in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2193 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the applicability to certain school districts of provisions related to the equalized wealth level and state aid for property tax reduction. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2220 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the school funding formulas study group. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2229 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to a supplemental transportation allotment for certain school districts with substantial student travel costs for extracurricular activities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2230 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to a supplemental transportation allotment for certain school districts with substantial student travel costs for extracurricular activities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2237 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to grants and programs for dropout prevention, high school success, and college and workforce readiness in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 2383 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the provision of certain subsidies and scholarships to particular public school students or graduates. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2407 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to school district programs to reduce truancy and dropout rates. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2408 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to state funding for annual stipends provided to public school teachers who serve as mentors to other public school teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2513 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the annual school district property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2518 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the posting by the General Land Office of information about the process for purchasing commercial real estate from the School Land Board. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2661 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the inclusion of certain expenditures for purposes of the rule that a specified percentage of school district revenue be spent for instructional activities. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2785 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to school district property tax rate reductions. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2786 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the preparation by the Legislative Budget Board of a dynamic fiscal impact statement for certain bills and joint resolutions affecting taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2788 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of an income tax on income that exceeds $100,000 to provide property tax relief and fund public education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2830 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to funding under the instructional facilities allotment for school districts affected by troop reassignments at military installations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2844 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to use of weighted average daily attendance in computing the high school allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3072 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3202 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the provision of a competitive grant program at the Texas Education Agency for funding disciplinary programs for at-risk youth. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3226 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the equalization of property wealth in certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3262 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for certain students who transfer midyear or who are military dependents. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 3264 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for certain students who are military dependents. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 3297 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to paperwork requirements and unfunded mandates imposed on school districts and to payments under interlocal contracts. House: Government Reform
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3326 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3335 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming and other gambling activities authorized by law in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3351 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of casino gaming and other gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3403 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the allotment under the foundation school program for special transportation of students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3419 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to public school instructional materials. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3456 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3607 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the financing of school district instructional facilities and assistance with the payment of a school district's existing debt. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3699 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the management of public school land and the investment of the permanent school fund. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3728 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to state education fiscal matters. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3746 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to state aid for certain juvenile justice alternative education programs that enter into certain revenue sharing agreements. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3864 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the legislature's obligation to provide state funding for the public education system. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3868 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the public education grant program. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3890 80-0 (2007) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certification of and salaries for certain professional public school employees and public school finance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 26 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to certain public school purposes to offset other revenue used for that purpose. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 60 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes and providing that state appropriations made for the purpose of directly reducing local property taxes do not count against the constitutional state spending limit. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HR 2881 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2237. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 2891 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2237. Reported enrolled
HR 2909 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 828. Reported enrolled
SB 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate reductions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 4 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Relating to open-enrollment charter schools and the creation of public charter districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 69 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 70 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the financing of school district instructional facilities and assistance with the payment of a school district's existing debt. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 127 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 234 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the reporting of income-producing contracts or programs entered into or operated by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 264 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 389 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the capacity of the permanent school fund bond guarantee program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 522 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to eligibility for the small and mid-sized district adjustment under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 550 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the percentage of available general fund revenue allocated by a school district for instructional activities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 654 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the management of certain public land; providing for penalties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 780 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of technology by public schools. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 827 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the public schools eligible to receive certain grants from the Department of Agriculture. House: Public Education
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 881 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the limitation on the issuance of tax-supported bonds by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 961 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Relating to an allotment under the Foundation School Program for certain students who are military dependents. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 962 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to funding under the instructional facilities allotment and to payment of existing debt for school districts affected by troop reassignments at military installations. House: Public Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
See remarks for effective date
SB 1065 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to high school success and college readiness in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1225 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to publication of the annual financial statement by a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1278 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1487 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to requiring annual reporting of public school district expenditures for extracurricular facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1491 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students with disabilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1600 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the equalization of property wealth in certain school districts. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1602 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to public school finance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1698 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to public school instructional materials. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1700 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to state assistance with the costs of constructing or renovating public high school science laboratories. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1827 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the financing of school district instructional facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1863 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the limitation on the rate of school district enrichment taxes eligible for equalization under the foundation school program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1875 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the financing of school district facilities and tax relief for facilities debt. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1885 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the management of public school land and the investment of the permanent school fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2053 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing a pilot program to establish education benchmarks as a prerequisite to certain education funding for certain public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes for the 2006 and 2007 tax years. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 55 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain amounts of state franchise tax revenue to reducing school district maintenance and operations tax rates. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 66 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment to create real estate and investment special fund accounts within the permanent school fund and to allow for transfers between those accounts, to authorize the Commissioner of the General Land Office or another statutorily designated entity to manage real estate portfolio investments of the permanent school fund, and to allow the returns from permanent school fund real estate portfolio investments to be added to the available school fund for the support of public schools. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SR 1188 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2237. Reported enrolled
SR 1189 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 828. Reported enrolled
HB 2 79-0 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education, public school finance matters, and the imposition of a state ad valorem tax; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 4 79-0 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the use of technology by public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 59 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the legislature's obligation to provide state funding for the public education system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 90 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to state taxes and financing schools through those taxes; providing penalties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 101 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al. Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 189 79-0 (2005) Author: Griggs, Bob Relating to increases in the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products and to the allocation of those increases. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 222 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to state funding for school districts that have not more than 400 students in average daily attendance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 324 79-0 (2005) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to a state allotment to school districts for teacher salaries. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 349 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to a credits program for the purchase of textbooks and related materials by a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 353 79-0 (2005) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system for school districts located in counties with small populations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 354 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 386 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to participation in school district services and activities by home-schooled students. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 446 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the sufficiency of appropriations for the Foundation School Program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 447 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the minimum standard of equity for the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 465 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the use of the special education allotment to fund Saturday classes for certain students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 573 79-0 (2005) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to collateral for deposits of public school funds. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 626 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the imposition, administration, enforcement, and collection of a state property tax for general elementary and secondary public school purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 627 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the compensatory education and bilingual education allotments under the foundation school program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 689 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to funding for public education instructional facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 724 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to adjustments in charter school funding. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 871 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the provision of and funding for Saturday classes for elementary school students who fail to pass certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 897 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at other locations, and recognized Indian tribes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1106 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the repeal of the Public School Facilities Funding Act. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1198 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to public education, public school finance, a state property tax, and related matters. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1233 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to certain assessments on residential development in public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1288 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to reducing the amount of school tax credits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1305 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to venue in an action concerning the constitutionality of the school finance system and to direct appeal to the supreme court of such an action. House: Judiciary Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1327 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the constitutional creation of three special funds to replace the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1476 79-0 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al. Relating to regulation of certain sexually suggestive performances at public school events. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1548 79-0 (2005) 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: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1839 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to a grant program for after-school child-care programs provided by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2000 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to the information that must be included in a school district bond election proposition. House: Elections
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2015 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to authorizing certain sweepstakes and other prize promotions by businesses; creating a defense to prosecution for certain gambling offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2204 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the sale of public educational facilities to real estate investment trusts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2217 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the management of public school land and the permanent school fund. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2372 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Tracy Relating to a college entrance examination preparation pilot program. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2600 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2682 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to reducing the required collateral amounts for securing school district deposits. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2785 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to the health of school-age children. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2877 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Bill | et. al. Relating to the state's responsibility regarding public education. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2979 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to a study regarding school facilities and the feasibility of developing model plans for school facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3012 79-0 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to the investment capital fund for public education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3061 79-0 (2005) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to state assistance with public school facilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3082 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the eligibility of school district bonds for state assistance under the existing debt allotment. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3108 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of an energy efficiency tax and to the use of the proceeds to fund education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3211 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3222 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the state administration of taxation. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3359 79-0 (2005) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the provision of free prekindergarten for the children of public school educators. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3377 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to a kindergarten-plus program for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3452 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to public education and public school finance matters. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, establishing a residence homestead exemption from the state property tax, and increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 22 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 25 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to public school purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 29 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing minimum standards of state support and equity for the public school finance system and restricting the purposes for which money necessary to meet those standards may be appropriated. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 30 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to provide for equitable funding for each student under the public school system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 31 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allocate an amount greater than one-fourth of the net revenue from the tax on motor fuels sold to volunteer fire departments to the available school fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 38 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at additional locations, and recognized Indian tribes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 47 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state property tax for public education, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing an equalized school district property tax for educational enrichment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 76 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 116 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain assessments on residential development in public school districts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 133 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to public school district eligibility for state assistance under the existing debt allotment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 134 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the new instructional facilities allotment for public schools. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 163 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the inclusion in the cost of education index of social security contributions paid by a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 204 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to additional state funding for certain juvenile justice alternative education programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 274 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 422 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and regional education service centers; providing a penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Government Organization
Reason for vote recorded in Journal
SB 426 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Wong, Martha
Relating to the health of school-age children. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 540 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the computation of wealth per student in certain school districts. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 595 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the taxable property value under the public school finance system of school districts not offering all grade levels. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 596 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the sparsity adjustment under the Foundation School Program for certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 597 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to computation of average daily attendance for certain small school districts with declining enrollment. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 607 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system for school districts located in counties with small populations. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 797 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the financing of instructional facilities and the payment of existing debt of school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 813 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 824 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to state assistance for instructional facilities in school districts with enrollment growth due to closure and realignment of military bases. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 915 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 939 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a study regarding school facilities and the feasibility of developing model plans for school facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education

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