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HB 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 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 61 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to consideration under the public school accountability system of performance on assessment instruments by certain students formerly receiving special education services and to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 68 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to eligibility for a public education grant of certain students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 79 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of alternative assessment instruments for students in a special education program of a public school district. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 194 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
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 363 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 657 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to procedures for a student enrolled in a special education program who fails to perform satisfactorily on certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 713 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based solely on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 743 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to social work services in public schools. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 757 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 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 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 1556 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the appointment of foster parents and other qualified persons to serve as educational decision-makers for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1627 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the exemption of certain school districts from the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1645 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to requiring certain school districts to allow students who participate in Special Olympics to earn a letter on that basis. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1754 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1867 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the applicability of educator certification and assignment requirements to school districts of innovation. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1886 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to dyslexia screening and testing in public schools, the employment of dyslexia specialists by regional education service centers, the development of a list of training opportunities for educators regarding dyslexia, and transition planning for students enrolled in a special education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 2130 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Education Agency regarding the statewide assessment program in relation to students in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2209 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2296 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas | et. al. Relating to a teacher to student ratio requirement for public school special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3155 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3253 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to language acquisition for children less than eight years of age who are deaf or hard of hearing. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3369 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the statewide plan for special education and assistance to public school districts in providing special education programs. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3599 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to parental rights and information regarding certain intervention strategies used with public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3632 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to notice of an extension of the timeline for a parent to request a special education impartial due process hearing in certain circumstances. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 4027 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. House: Public Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 4193 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the establishment of a credit account program for students with disabilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4226 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the operation of the special education continuing advisory committee. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 160 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based solely on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 214 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 354 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to language acquisition for children less than eight years of age who are deaf or hard of hearing. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 436 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Uresti, Tomas
Relating to the operation of the special education continuing advisory committee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 529 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 748 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 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 1153 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to parental rights and information regarding certain intervention strategies used with public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1210 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to review special education programs available in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1398 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1453 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the definition of regular eligible student used in determining the transportation allotment under the school finance system for a municipal school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1553 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernal, Diego
Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school and to the refusal of entry to or ejection from school district property. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 1753 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to positive behavioral interventions and supports for students enrolled in public school who receive special education services. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1881 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the appointment of foster parents and other qualified persons to serve as educational decision-makers for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2081 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to information regarding the number of public school students receiving certain special education services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2141 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to requirements for a representative for a student in a special education due process hearing. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2177 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 23 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 52 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an individualized education plan account program for certain children with disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 145 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to social work services in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 43 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate state assessment instruments administered to public school students with significant cognitive disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 73 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to academic assessment of public school students with significant disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 279 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to eligibility for a public education grant of certain students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 356 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to a federal waiver to exempt public school students with significant cognitive disabilities from annual assessment requirements imposed by federal law. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1033 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the placement of video cameras in self-contained classrooms providing special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1404 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the creation of a committee to evaluate special education services in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1807 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to maintain an inventory of postsecondary educational programs and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 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 2545 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the eligibility of certain students to participate in a school district's special education program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 3055 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to assessment of public school students enrolled in a special education program. 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 3147 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to transition services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3192 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3201 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to a federal waiver to allow the Texas Education Agency to administer annual assessment instruments based on modified achievement standards for certain public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3417 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3975 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the timeline for a parent to request a special education impartial due process hearing. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3991 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the development of an individualized education program for a child in public school. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 82 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the authorization or funding of an elementary or secondary education voucher program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HR 3479 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 507. Reported enrolled
SB 36 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to maintain an inventory of postsecondary educational programs and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 452 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to administering the Texas Success Initiative assessment instrument to certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 507 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 675 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to social work services in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 811 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to providing a translated copy of a student's individualized education program to parents unable to speak English. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1259 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to the development of an individualized education program for a child in public school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1334 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to disproportionate discretionary disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or students enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1584 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to positive behavioral interventions and supports for students enrolled in public school who receive special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1867 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to excluding certain adult students receiving special education services from computation of completion rates for purposes of public school accountability. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SR 1061 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 507. Reported enrolled
HB 353 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to state assessment of certain public school students determined to have dyslexia or a related disorder. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 590 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to determining a child's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of a visual impairment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 596 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to state assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 617 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 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 673 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 931 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett | et. al. Relating to eligibility for a public education grant of certain students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1175 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1264 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to information regarding the number of public school students with dyslexia. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1802 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the date by which a school district must complete a report of an initial evaluation of a student for special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1853 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to a behavior improvement plan or a behavior intervention plan adopted for certain students with an individualized education program. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2056 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to representation of a person in a special education impartial due process hearing. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2057 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to alternative dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with disabilities, including individualized education program facilitation. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2182 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the required completion date of a report concerning an initial evaluation of a student for purposes of special education services. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2376 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the number of students eligible to participate in a special education program who may be enrolled in a foundation curriculum course. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2960 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the transfer of students of limited English proficiency from regular instructional programs to special education resource rooms. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3362 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett | et. al. Relating to assessment alternatives or accommodations for public school students in special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3586 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of the Accessible Learning Materials Council. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3723 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to participation by certain students with disabilities in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3816 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the creation of a task force to study the referral and evaluation methods by which students are determined to be eligible for special education resources. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HCR 220 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2836. Motion withdrawn
HJR 31 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the authorization or funding of an elementary or secondary education voucher program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 23 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to determining a child's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of a visual impairment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 115 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 185 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to information regarding the number of public school students with dyslexia. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 420 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to disproportionate discretionary disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or students enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 542 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to alternative dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with disabilities, including individualized education program facilitation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 709 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to representation of a person in a special education impartial due process hearing. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 710 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to professional development institutes regarding education of students with disabilities to serve as a resource for public school teachers and paraprofessionals. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 816 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the date by which a school district must complete a report of an initial evaluation of a student for special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 906 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to developmentally appropriate assessment of special education students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 914 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bennett
Relating to a behavior improvement plan or a behavioral intervention plan adopted for certain students with an individualized education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 921 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the required completion date of a report concerning an initial evaluation of a student for purposes of special education services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1309 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bennett
Relating to assessment alternatives or accommodations for certain public school students in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1380 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the placement of video cameras in self-contained classrooms providing special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1410 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 8 83-1 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. Filed
SB 17 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Filed
SB 12 83-2 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. Filed
SB 15 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Filed
SB 7 83-3 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Filed
SB 18 83-3 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. Co-author authorized
HB 357 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 387 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 402 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to public school students who have dyscalculia. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 861 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to membership of the state continuing advisory committee for special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1130 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to information provided by the Texas Education Agency to school districts regarding placement of students receiving special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1335 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to certain resources available to teachers of a public school student with a disability under the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1672 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1705 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to providing a parent of a public school student with notice of student performance in the parent's native language. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2263 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requirements for the conduct of Texas Education Agency special education due process hearings. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2830 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the development of a model individualized education program form by the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2843 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the provision of additional opportunities for instruction through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3398 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to review and revision of certain memoranda of understanding. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 87 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to professional development institutes regarding education of students with disabilities to serve as a resource for public school teachers and paraprofessionals. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 157 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 536 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of certain discipline management practices or behavior management techniques by peace officers employed or commissioned by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 593 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to disproportionate disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or ethnicity or students enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 596 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to transition planning for a public school student receiving special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 746 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to membership of the state continuing advisory committee for special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 866 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1328 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to optional dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with a disability, including individualized education program facilitation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1788 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to planning for students enrolled in public school special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1871 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to a contracted services program for certain students with a severe pervasive developmental disorder or a severe intellectual disability. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
HB 349 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to placement of public school students with certain disabilities in juvenile justice alternative education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 541 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to assessment of public school students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 615 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
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 716 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1050 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to placement of public school students with certain disabilities in disciplinary alternative education programs and juvenile justice alternative education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1108 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to providing certain parents with written and audiotaped translations of individualized education programs developed for public school students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1154 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to participation in public high school graduation ceremonies by certain students with disabilities. 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 2478 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to discipline for certain conduct of a student enrolled in a school district special education program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2538 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the career and technology education program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2618 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to school district reporting of students placed in disciplinary alternative education programs or expelled from school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2747 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to disciplinary alternative education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2759 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to transfer of a student of limited English proficiency out of a public school bilingual education or special language program. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2817 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to discipline of a public school student with a disability whose continued presence in the classroom threatens others. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3036 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to certain rights under a school district code of conduct of a student with disabilities and the student's parent. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3173 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities and resources for teachers of public school students with special health needs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3614 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4544 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the number of students eligible to participate in a special education program who may be enrolled in a foundation curriculum course. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4555 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to determining a student's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of the student's visual impairment. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4666 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to professional development institutes for public school teachers and paraprofessionals regarding education of students with disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 100 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to professional development institutes regarding education of students with disabilities to serve as a resource for public school teachers and paraprofessionals. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 183 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 452 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to transfer of a student of limited English proficiency out of a public school bilingual education or special language program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 648 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 987 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the age at which transition planning begins for a public school student receiving special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1125 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1301 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the accessibility of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1302 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the accessibility of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1486 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the qualifications of special education personnel in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1487 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities and resources for teachers of public school students with special health needs. Senate: Education Referred to 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 1489 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to optional dispute resolution methods for school districts and parents of students seeking or receiving special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1490 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to requirements for the conduct of Texas Education Agency special education due process hearings. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 2082 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to determining a student's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of the student's visual impairment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2083 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to outcome measurement and reporting concerning school district and open-enrollment charter school special education programs and grants to public school entities that perform well on the measurements. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2180 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to transfer of a student of limited English proficiency out of a public school bilingual or special language program and to public school accountability for those programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2204 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the enhancement of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder and training and support for educators who serve students with autism. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2356 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to procedures applicable to the provision of special education services to public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2375 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the number of students eligible to participate in a special education program who may be enrolled in a foundation curriculum course. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 19 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 439 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities and resources for teachers of public school students with special health needs. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 721 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the certification of educational diagnosticians. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 848 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to school district reporting of students placed in disciplinary alternative education programs or expelled from school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 1324 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the discipline of public school students, the operation of certain behavioral programs or disciplinary alternative education programs, and the placement of students with certain disabilities in disciplinary alternative education programs and juvenile justice alternative education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1392 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1825 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to assessment of public school students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2846 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to a study of state statutes, rules, and policies regarding special education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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
SB 52 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the compulsory school attendance age. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 158 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the certification and employment of educational diagnosticians. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 586 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to transfer of a student of limited English proficiency out of a public school bilingual education or special language program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 673 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to allowing a student receiving special education services to participate in a graduation ceremony after the fourth year of high school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 834 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to requirements for monitoring compliance of public school bilingual education and special language programs. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 840 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to professional development institutes for public school teachers and paraprofessionals regarding education of students with disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1000 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the accessibility of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder and to the training of and support for educators serving students with autism. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1049 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the availability of online information relating to research-based programs and best practices regarding the instruction of students with autism and autism-related disorders in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1342 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the establishment of an autism spectrum disorders specialist certificate for public school teachers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1490 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to information that must be provided to the parent of a public school student enrolled in a special education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
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 1625 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities and resources for teachers of public school students with special health needs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1686 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the qualifications of personnel working with special education students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 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 509 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the compulsory school attendance age. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 622 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the placement of a student with disabilities in a juvenile justice alternative education program. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 779 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to bilingual education and special language programs in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1100 79-0 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to a review of the rule concerning the content of individualized education programs for students with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1758 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to school district reporting of students placed in disciplinary alternative education programs or expelled from school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2327 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the creation of the blue ribbon task force on early childhood education. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2605 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to eligibility of children with learning disabilities for free public prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2770 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2996 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities and resources for teachers of students with special health needs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 124 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to educational programs for students with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 162 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the compulsory school attendance age. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 188 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to a memorandum of understanding between the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 189 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the operation of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 190 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the operation of the Texas School for the Deaf. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 311 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of academic language teachers and therapists; imposing penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Education
SB 969 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the placement of a student with disabilities in a juvenile justice alternative education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 971 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to school district reporting of students placed in disciplinary alternative education programs or expelled from school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 2 79-1 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Point of order sustained
HR 446 79-1 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SB 2 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to public education and public school finance matters; making an appropriation; imposing criminal penalties. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 51 79-1 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of academic dyslexia teachers and therapists; imposing penalties. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SR 129 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2. Filed
SR 140 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2. Record vote
HB 2 79-2 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education Reform, Select Reason for vote recorded in Journal
SB 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education Reform, Select
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 127 79-3 (2006) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 368 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the placement of a public school student in an alternative education program. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 447 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to state assessment of academic skills of public school students in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 469 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the placement in a juvenile justice alternative education program of certain students with disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1225 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to time limits and notice related to a special education due process hearing, the transfer of the functions of such a hearing to the State Office of Administrative Hearings, and an appeal of a special education hearing officer's decision. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1339 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to certain information that a school district must provide to the parent of or person standing in parental relation to a district student and to evaluation of a student for special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1441 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to school districts that place an excessive number of students in certain special education instructional arrangements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1691 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to use of the compensatory education allotment to fund certain programs for students who have dyslexia or a related disorder. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2289 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to open-enrollment charter schools that are part of residential facilities for children who receive special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2822 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to services for public school students with speech impairments and to the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2823 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to individual transition plans for certain students receiving special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3171 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to reducing compliance monitoring by the Texas Education Agency of school districts and charter schools and programs. House: Public Education Meeting cancelled
SB 35 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the financing of assessments performed by the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 37 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to personal leave for employees of the Texas School for the Deaf. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 98 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the administration of certain state assessment instruments in Spanish to Spanish-speaking students of limited English proficiency who are in special education programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 546 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to governance of the Texas School for the Deaf. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 547 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the superintendents of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 548 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a memorandum of understanding between the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 589 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the purposes of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 590 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to composition of the board of the Texas School for the Deaf. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1510 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to monitoring compliance of public school bilingual education and special language programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 406 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to funding of special education programs under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1292 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to size limits for special education classes in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1427 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to funding for extraordinary special education expenses. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2108 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to placement into a juvenile justice alternative education program of children with disabilities who receive special education services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2487 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to state assessment of students of limited English proficiency. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2565 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the funding under the foundation school program of certain special instructional arrangements for students with disabilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2703 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to school district special education advocacy programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3030 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to special education, the reporting of performance data of students in certain special programs, and to the educational rights of a minor whose disabilities are removed for general purposes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3405 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the schedule of assessment instruments administered to students in special education programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 176 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a parent's ability to waive translation of the special education plan for the parent's child. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 543 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to funding of special education programs under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1196 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the use of certain practices in disciplining or techniques in managing the behavior of public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Filed without the Governor's signature
SB 1382 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to facilities and services available to a person with mental retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1735 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to special education programs and the educational rights of minors with disabilities and other minors whose disabilities are removed for general purposes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 482 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to supervision of public school students pending placement in an alternative education program. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 633 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of assistive technology devices for students with disabilities who leave certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 685 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to providing intensive English language development training to certain public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 718 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to assistance for certain persons in obtaining benefits under certain federal social security programs. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 760 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of basic skills academies in certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1275 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Vilma
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to providing a parent with a copy of a special education student's education plan translated into the parent's native language. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1612 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the right of a special education student to be represented at school disciplinary proceedings by a person other than the student's parent or guardian. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1733 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Vilma
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a continuing advisory panel to provide policy guidance concerning special education and related services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1820 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to certain requirements that apply to alternative education programs provided by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 2172 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Vilma | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to school district compliance with special education laws. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2357 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to surrogate parents for certain public education students with disabilities. House: Human Services Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2360 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the right of parents to information concerning special education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2704 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to school district special education advocacy programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3025 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to programs for public school students with autism or pervasive development disorder. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3146 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the placement of students with disabilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3237 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to school finance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HR 1300 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Vilma Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1275. Reported enrolled
SB 239 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to assistance for certain persons in obtaining benefits under certain federal social security programs. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 268 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to an optional flexible year program for public school students who would not otherwise be promoted. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 470 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to state financial assistance for juvenile justice alternative education programs that provide student transportation. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 476 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Lengefeld, David
Relating to inclusion of special education students in certain public education decisions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 870 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora
Relating to the right of parents to information concerning special education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1141 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to surrogate parents for certain public education students with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1211 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to school district compliance with special education laws. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1455 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to compensatory, intensive, and accelerated education in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1662 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the right of a special education student to be represented at school disciplinary proceedings by a person other than the student's parent or guardian. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1106 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to programs for public school students with autism or pervasive development disorder. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1167 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to dyslexia coordinators for school districts and regional education service centers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1800 75-0 (1997) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to state-administered assessment instruments for students in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1952 75-0 (1997) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to funding for compensatory education programs in public schools. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2588 75-0 (1997) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to accountability of certain public school alternative education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 198 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to programs for public school students with autism or pervasive development disorder. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
HB 582 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the issuance of personal identification cards to certain individuals by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Postponed in committee
HB 986 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to staffing and funding of the Texas School for the Deaf. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2203 73-0 (1993) Author: McCoulskey, Huey
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to educational programs for students with disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 659 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to educational programs for students with disabilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1363 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the provision of educational materials in the public schools to blind or visually handicapped students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1471 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the Second Joint Advisory Committee on Educational Services to the Deaf. House: Human Services 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1551 72-0 (1991) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the governing board of the Texas School for the Deaf. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1644 72-0 (1991) Author: Price, Albert Relating to Braille instruction for blind or visually impaired students. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1933 72-0 (1991) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to regional day schools for the deaf; amending Sec.11.10(r), Texas Education Code. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2277 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to Braille instruction for blind or visually handicapped students. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2708 72-0 (1991) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the assisting of visually impaired students in Texas by Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 182 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Directing the agencies participating in the "Memorandum of Understanding on Transition Planning for Students Enrolled in Special Education" to include the Texas Transition Task Force as a full participant. House: Public Education Received from the House
SB 478 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Relating to the governing board of the Texas School for the Deaf. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 987 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to transition planning and services for special education students. House: Public Education
Senate: Health Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1298 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the assisting of visually impaired students in Texas by Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Senate: Health Services Referred to s/c on Health Services by Pres.
HB 64 72-1 (1991) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to transition planning and services for special education students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 26 72-2 (1991) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to transition planning and services for special education students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 183 70-0 (1987) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the funding of special education, compensatory education, bilingual education, and vocational education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 230 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the certification requirements for teachers at certain private residential placement facilities for the handicapped. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 846 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the provision of certain rehabilitation services to persons with learning disabilities. House: Human Services Rules suspended
HB 1050 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to educational programs for gifted and talented students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1476 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to special services and allotments provided by the state to certain handicapped students in public schools. House: Public Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1544 70-0 (1987) Author: Aikin, A. M. "Bob" Relating to evaluation of a student for assignment to a special education class. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1619 70-0 (1987) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to in-service training for public school teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1642 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the Texas School for the Blind. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1894 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the comprehensive assessment of a student for placement in a special education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2081 70-0 (1987) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to students placed in residential facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2201 70-0 (1987) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to compensatory education. House: Public Education Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HCR 169 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Directing the Texas Education Agency to encourage the provision of programs for students with disabilities in integrated settings. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
SB 607 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to educational programs for gifted and talented students. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 973 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the Texas School for the Blind; changing the name of the Texas School for the Blind to the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SCR 59 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Requesting the State Board of Education to amend its rules regarding supervision of teacher aides by special education teachers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SCR 60 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Requesting the State Board of Education to amend its rules regarding individual education plans for all students with disabilities. Senate: Education Reported favorably with substitute
SCR 69 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Requesting the State Board of Education to amend its rules regarding supervision of teacher aides by special education teachers. Senate: Education Reported favorably with substitute
SCR 81 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Directing the Texas Education Agency to encourage the provision of programs for students with disabilities in integrated settings. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 408 69-0 (1985) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the removal, suspension, or expulsion of a public school student; to discipline management in public schools; and to the excused absence of certain public school students. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 1339 69-0 (1985) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to public school programs providing compensatory and remedial instruction, alternative education, and tutorial services and to salaries and salary supplements for teachers who participate in those programs. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1393 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to school programs for gifted and talented students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1398 69-0 (1985) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to a school district's share of the cost of special education services provided to a handicapped student referred to certain state institutions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1444 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to class size limitations for special education classes. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1522 69-0 (1985) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to evaluating public school pupils for assignment to special education classes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1541 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the obligation of a school district to make payments for the support of students referred to the Texas School for the Blind or the Texas School for the Deaf. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1758 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James Relating to the operation of public school educational programs at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; amending Chapter 74, Texas Education Code, and declaring an emergency. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 100 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Directing the Central Education Agency to assess the possible causes of high teacher turnover in special education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SB 460 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to modifications in funding of special programs under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 476 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the screening and treatment for specific learning disabilities of students enrolling in a public school in this state for the first time. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 924 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to school programs for gifted and talented students. Senate: Education Meeting canceled
SB 1293 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the operation of public school educational programs for certain persons at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the Moody State School for Cerebral Palsied Children. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SCR 83 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Instructing the Central Education Agency to study and determine methods for screening students for learning disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 257 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to remedial instruction for children who benefit from AFDC. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
HB 664 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don Relating to rehabilitation school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 731 68-0 (1983) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the students served, the taxes levied, and the educational and training programs conducted by a rehabilitation school district. House: Public Education Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 1386 68-0 (1983) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to limitations on the number of students who may be included in a special education class. House: Public Education Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2192 68-0 (1983) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the education of handicapped students. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 208 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to rehabilitation school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 336 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the students served, the taxes allocated and levied, and the educational and training programs conducted by a rehabilitation school district, and to powers of the board of directors of a rehabilitation district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1 68-2 (1984) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the public school system, including administration, finance, personnel, students, and programs. House: Public Education Coauthor authorized
HB 40 68-2 (1984) Author: Lee, Don Relating to rehabilitation school districts. House: Public Education See remarks
HB 49 68-2 (1984) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the public school system, including administration, finance, personnel, students, and programs. House: Public Education See remarks
HB 59 68-2 (1984) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to the definition of handicapped students. House: Public Education See remarks
SB 1 68-2 (1984) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the public school system, including administration, finance, personnel, students and programs. See remarks
SB 4 68-2 (1984) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the public school system, including administration, finance, personnel, students, and programs. No action taken
SB 6 68-2 (1984) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to rehabilitation school districts. Referred to Committee of the Whole
HB 244 67-0 (1981) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to the pay grade of public school personnel in services related to special education. House: Public Education Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 260 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to an English as a second language pilot program for four year-old students who are limited English-speaking ability and have a primary language other than English. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 460 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to educational programs for the gifted and talented. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 918 67-0 (1981) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to special education services for school-age parents. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1652 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1863 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to remedial instruction for children who benefit from Aid to Families with Dependent Children. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
SB 30 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to educational programs for the gifted and talented. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 459 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to eligibility for participation in a special program for non-English speaking children. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1374 66-0 (1979) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to education of handicapped students in public schools. House: Public Education Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1594 66-0 (1979) Author: Atkinson, Hamp Relating to the repeal of certain statutes regarding the maintenance, care, and education of persons under the age of 21 years who are totally deaf and blind, totally blind and nonspeaking, or multiply handicapped. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1610 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to allocation of funds under the foundation school program for educational programs for gifted and talented students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
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HB 2135 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to private outdoor training programs for deaf students, their teachers and parents. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2136 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to education of deaf persons. House: Human Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2139 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to special day schools for the deaf. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
SB 350 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Atkinson, Hamp
Relating to public school education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 593 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to public school education; amending various provisions of the Texas Education Code. Senate: Education Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 745 66-0 (1979) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to education of handicapped students in public schools. Senate: Education Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 798 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to gifted and talented students. Senate: Education Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 1106 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to comprehensive special education for handicapped children. Senate: Education Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 1224 66-0 (1979) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Blanton, Bill
Relating to establishing a program of early childhood intervention services to handicapped children. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on daily General State Calendar
SCR 96 66-0 (1979) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Blanton, Bill
Providing an appropriate free public education for all handicapped children ages 3 to 21 under federal and state funded programs. Senate: Administration Signed by the Governor
HB 68 65-0 (1977) Author: Vale, Bob Providing services for the diagnosis and correction of speech and hearing defects to students in nonpubli schools. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 980 65-0 (1977) Author: Atkinson, Hamp Relating to public school education; amending various provisions of the Texas Education Code. House: Public Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1242 65-0 (1977) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to providing interpreters for deaf students at Texas State Technical Institute. House: Higher Education
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1385 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth Relating to special education for exceptional children under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 509 65-0 (1977) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to special education for exceptional children under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 1187 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to comprehensive special education for multiply handicapped and other severely handicapped children. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 1270 65-0 (1977) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to special education programs for handicapped children. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1 65-1 (1977) Author: Massey, Tom Relating to public school education; relating to the length of the school year; relating to salaries of school personnel; relating to the operating cost allotment to school districts; relating to the allotment to school districts for transportation services; relating to the personnel unit allotments; relating to vocational personnel; relating to special education for handicapped children; relating to each school district's share of the foundation school program cost; relating to minimum foundation school program costs; relating to equalization aid for program enrichment; relating to property appraisals, assessment ratios, and tax rates of certain school districts; relating to the composition of the Central Education Agency; relating to the regional service centers; relating to the School Tax Assessment Practices Board; relating to the authority of school districts to charge fees; relating to textbooks; relating to educational television; and making appropriations. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1 65-1 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Relating to public school education; relating to state educational policy; relating to the length of the school year; relating to salaries of school personnel; relating to the operating cost allotment to school districts; relating to the allotment to school districts for transportation services; relating to the personnel unit allotments; relating to vocational personnel; relating to special education for handicapped children; relating to each school district's share of the foundation school program cost; relating to minimum foundation school program costs; relating to equalization aid for program enrichment; relating to property appraisals, assessment ratios, and tax rates of certain school districts; relating to the composition of the Central Education Agency; relating to regional service centers; relating to the School Tax Assessment Practices Board; relating to the authority of school districts to charge fees; relating to textbooks; relating to educational television; relating to the uses of incentive aid payments; providing effective dates; providing for transfer of certain records in the possession of the governor to the School Tax Assessment Practices Board; establishing a legislative study commission on school finance; and making appropriations. House: Public Education
Senate: Committee of the Whole
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SB 2 65-1 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to public school education; relating to the length of the school year; relating to salaries of school personnel; relating to the operating cost allotment to school districts; relating to the allotment to school districts for transportation services; relating to the personnel unit allotments; relating to special education for handicapped children; relating to each school district's share of the foundation school program cost; relating to minimum foundation school program costs; relating to equalization aid for program enrichment; relating to property appraisals, assessment ratios, and tax rates of certain school districts; relating to the composition of the Central Education Agency; relating to regional service centers; relating to the School Tax Assessment Practices Board; relating to the authority of school districts to charge fees; relating to textbooks; relating to educational television; and making an appropriation. Senate: Committee of the Whole Referred to Committee of the Whole Senate
HB 280 64-0 (1975) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to educational programs for gifted and talented students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 576 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to special education programs for exceptional children. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1133 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray Relating to Regional Day School Programs for the Deaf. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1142 64-0 (1975) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to salaries for personnel employed in regional day school programs for the deaf. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1252 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the transportation allowance for exceptional children. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1254 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the definition of exceptional children. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1313 64-0 (1975) Author: McAlister, R.B.
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to authorizing regional education service centers to contract with certain institutions and agencies for the provision of services to exceptional children. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 1673 64-0 (1975) Author: Preston, George L.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to educational services for the blind and visually handicapped; providing for early identification and appropriate referral of blind and visually handicapped individuals; establishing the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Visually Handicapped; prescribing minimum standards and procedures to assure the more adequate education of individuals handicapped by serious visual loss; delineating the responsibilities of certain state-supported organizations carrying out activities impacted upon or impacting upon educational effort in behalf of blind and visually handicapped individuals; authorizing the Texas School for the Blind to conduct research, demonstration and training activities necessary for the fostering of greater adequacy in the educational effort exerted in behalf of blind and visually handicapped students by the local independent school districts of the state; providing for necessary administrative and programmatic improvements at the Texas School for the Blind; authorizing the establishment of a pilot program of state purchases of goods and services manufactured by multiply handicapped blind individuals who do not derive sufficient benefits from educational programs to be enabled to undertake employment in competitive job settings. House: Social Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1712 64-0 (1975) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to providing education and maintenance for persons who are multiply handicapped and who are under 21 years of age. House: Social Services Referred to Committee on Social Services
HB 1943 64-0 (1975) Author: Preston, George L. Relating to education services for the deaf; providing for early identification and appropriate referral of deaf individuals; establishing the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Deaf; abolishing the State Commission for the Deaf; prescribing minimum standards and procedures to assure the more adequate education of individuals handicapped by serious hearing loss; delineating the responsibilties of certain state-supported organizations carrying out activities impacted upon or impacting upon educational effort in behalf of deaf individuals; authorizing the Texas School for the Deaf to conduct research, demonstration, and training activities necessary for the fostering of greater adequacy in the eduational effort exerted in behalf of deaf students by the local independent school districts of the state; providing for necessary administrative and programmatic improvements at the Texas School for the Deaf. House: Social Services Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 84 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to educational programs for gifted and talented students. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 478 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to public school education. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 684 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to preschool programs for certain educationally handicapped children. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 759 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Close, G.R. "Bob"
Relating to providing education, care, and maintenance for persons who are multiply handicapped as defined in this Act and who are under 21 years of age. House: Social Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 980 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Pentony, Joe
Relating to establishing a notification, hearing, and appelate procedure by which the parents or guardians of exceptional children shall be assured due process in the identification, evaluation, and educational placement of their children; relating to the duty of the State Board of Education and school districts to insure to the extent appropriate that exceptional children are educated in the regular classroom and that all testing and evaluation materials and procedures used in classifying and placing exceptional children shall not be racially or culturally discriminatory. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 367 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Herman | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of autistic children within definition of "exceptional children" for purposes of the minimum foundation school program. House: Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 527 63-0 (1973) Author: Madla, Frank Prohibiting corporal punishment of emotionally disturbed or mentally retarded enrolled in special education classes in the public schools. House: Education Commitee substitute
HB 743 63-0 (1973) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation of the San Antonio School for the Deaf and providing for its administration and control by the State Board of Education. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 963 63-0 (1973) Author: Hawn, Joe Relating to the creation of the North Central Texas School for the Deaf and the Southeast Texas School for the Deaf and providing for their administration and control by the State Board of Education. House: Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1153 63-0 (1973) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Relating to the education of exceptional children in private schools. House: Education
Senate: Education
Motion to suspend rules lost
HB 1478 63-0 (1973) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to special day schools for the deaf. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
SB 162 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Poff, Jr., Bryan
Relating to bi-county day schools for the deaf. House: Education
Senate: Education
90 Day Bill
SB 301 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to the creation of the North Central Texas School for the Deaf and the Southeast Texas School for the Deaf and providing for their administration and control by the State Board of Education. Senate: Education Sent to subcommittee
SB 464 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the testing of students for placement in special education classes. House: Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 803 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Hutchison, Ray
Relating to Regional Day School Programs for the Deaf; declaring legislative intent and the objectives of this Act; providing for apportionment of the state into areas furnishing Regional Day School Programs for the Deaf; vesting authority in the Central Education Agency to appoint personnel and to conduct such school programs; providing for financing such programs; providing for cooperation of school districts and institutions of higher learning. House: Education
Senate: Education
90 Day Bill
SB 940 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to the education of exceptional children in private schools. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 649 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the authorization of any public free school district of this state to conduct and supervise special education classes for the deaf.
HB 1139 62-0 (1971) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to authorizing the sale or disposition of the Texas School for the Blind and construction of a replacement facility.
HB 1292 62-0 (1971) Author: Boyle, John F. Relating to creating the North Central Texas School for the Deaf and the Southeast Texas School for the Deaf and providing for their administration and control by the State Board of Education.
HB 1514 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwood, A.C. "Bud" Relating to limiting Foundation School Program costs.
HB 1605 62-0 (1971) Author: Burgess, Steve
Sponsor: Beckworth, Lindley
Relating to the use of the county available school fund and eligibility for minimum foundation school program funds in certain counties.
HB 1606 62-0 (1971) Author: Burgess, Steve
Sponsor: Beckworth, Lindley
Relating to credit for average daily attendance of students at certain county-wide schools in certain counties.
HB 1648 62-0 (1971) Author: Smith, William L. Relating to the travel and clothing expenses of economically deprived children attending the Texas School for the Deaf.
HB 1662 62-0 (1971) Author: Smith, William L. Relating to requiring the Texas School for the Deaf to remain open and hold classes for 12 months of the year.
HB 1663 62-0 (1971) Author: Smith, William L. Relating to supplements to the salaries of certain teachers of exceptional children.
HB 1664 62-0 (1971) Author: Smith, William L. | et. al. Relating to the creation of a branch of the Texas School for the Deaf.
HB 1666 62-0 (1971) Author: Smith, William L. Relating to countywide and two-county special day schools for the deaf and to the preschool program for children with hearing loss.
SB 292 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al.
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to the travel and clothing expenses of economically deprived children attending the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 293 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Relating to requiring the Texas School for the Deaf to remain open and hold classes for 12 months of the year.
SB 295 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Relating to countywide and two-county special day schools for the deaf and to the preschool program for children with hearing loss.
SB 296 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Relating to supplements to the salaries of certain teachers of exceptional children.
SB 298 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain teachers of the deaf and severely hard of hearing from the requirement of having secured credit in a course emphasizing the Texas Constitution in order to receive a teaching certificate.
SB 299 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Relating to prohibiting State colleges and universities from placing limitations on the size of special education classes.
SB 300 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Relating to creating the North Central Texas School for the Deaf and the Southeast Texas School for the Deaf and providing for their administration and control by the State Board of Education.
SB 434 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the authorization of school districts to hold special education classes for deaf children.
SB 455 62-0 (1971)
Sponsor: Murray, Menton J.
Relating to amending Texas Education Code, to provide eligibility for vocational units, administrative units, and special service personal, to rehabilitation districts, directly through the Foundation School Program of the Central Education Agency; providing for effective date for the mandatory provisions of this Act.
SB 561 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Allen, Joe
Relating to the authorization for school districts to conduct special education classes for deaf children.
SB 801 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Smith, William L.
Relating to the duties of the Advisory Council for Children with Learning Disabilities.
HB 119 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to educational services for emotionally disturbed children.
HB 420 61-0 (1969) Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al. Relating to the minimum teacher salary schedule for teachers of exceptional children.
HB 432 61-0 (1969) Author: Wright, John Relating to the establishment of an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of language-handicapped children and defining the duties of the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education concerning study and research into the problems of language-handicapped children and the development and carrying out of diagnostic and treatment programs for such children.
HB 434 61-0 (1969) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to the operating cost formula and improvement of the education program in countywide and bi-county day schools for the deaf; providing for expanding the territory served by certain day schools for the deaf programs; providing an effective date.
HB 473 61-0 (1969) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to providing for a comprehensive Special Education for Exceptional Children between three and 21 years of age inclusive, as defined herein; providing for State financing thereof from the Foundation School Program Fund; authorizing the State Board of Education and/or the State Commissioner of Education to establish regulations and formulae for implementation of certain provisions, providing an effective date for this Act.
HB 656 61-0 (1969) Author: Lombardino, Frank | et. al. Relating to a transportation allotment for educable mentally retarded children; providing an effective date.
HB 705 61-0 (1969) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to authorizing the establishment of special day schools for deaf scholastics between the scholastic age of six and twenty-one years, inclusive, in any two contiguous counties whose cumulative population exceeds 250,000 but does not exceed 335,000 according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 897 61-0 (1969) Author: Wright, John Relating to authorizing the Central Education Agency under rules and regulations of the State Board of Education to contract with private schools for the deaf to provide for the education and training for certain deaf children.
SB 26 61-0 (1969) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending Statutes to prevent tuition charge on certain resident children; to delete residential requirement of parent or guardian of handicapped children; to provide eligibility for and allotment of vocational teacher units and other special education personnel to rehabilitation districts; providing an effective date for the amendatory provisions of this Act.
SB 112 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to including within the definition of the term "exceptional children" eligible for special education services pregnant girls who are residents of or under the care of licensed maternity homes.
SB 166 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to the operating cost formula and improvement of the education program in countywide and bi-countywide schools for the deaf; providing an effective date of this Act.
SB 230 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to providing for a comprehensive Special Education for Exceptional Children between three and 21 years of age inclusive, as defined herein; providing for State financing thereof from the Foundation School Program Fund; authorizing the State Board of Education and/or the State Commissioner of Education to establish regulations and formulae for implementation of certain provisions; providing an effective date for this Act.
SB 344 61-0 (1969) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of language-handicapped children and defining the duties of the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education concerning study and research into the problems of language-handicapped children and the development and carrying out of diagnostic and treatment programs for such children.
SB 635 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to including educable mentally retarded pupils as exceptional children under the law providing transportation for exceptional children; providing for financing; providing for an effective date of this amendatory Act.
SB 759 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to enacting the "Brooks Study Act" relating to the establishment of an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of children with learning disabilities and defining the duties of the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education concerning study and research into the problems of children with learning disabilities, and the development and carrying out of diagnostic and treatment programs for such children.
SB 851 61-0 (1969) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to authorizing the establishment of special day schools for deaf scholastics between the scholastic age of six and twenty-one years, inclusive, in any two contiguous counties whose cumulative population exceeds 240,000 but does not exceed 335,000 according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SCR 70 61-0 (1969)
HB 45 61-1 (1969) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to the establishment of an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of children with learning disabilities and defining the duties of the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education concerning study and research into the problems of children with learning disabilities, and the development and carrying out of diagnostic and treatment programs for such children.
SB 10 61-1 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of children with learning disabilities and defining the duties of the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education concerning study and research into the problems of children with learning disabilities, and the development and carrying out of diagnostic and treatment programs for such children.
HB 9 61-2 (1969) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to amending the Texas Education Code to incorporate the acts passed during the Regular session of the 61st Legislature and coming within the scope of the code; repealing the acts incorporated in the code; providing effective dates.
SB 30 61-2 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to enacting "Brooks Study Act" to establish an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of learning disabilities of children, Texas Education Agency and Commissioner of Education duties therein, diagnostic and treatment programs therefor.
HB 26 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to countywide and two-county special day schools for the deaf and to a special program for preschool children with hearing loss.
HB 27 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to creating the North Central Texas School for the Deaf and the Southeast Texas School for the Deaf and providing for their administration and control by the Central Education Agency.
HB 28 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to salaries for certain teachers of exceptional children.
HB 31 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to requiring the Texas School for the Deaf and the Texas Blind and Deaf School to remain open and hold classes for 12 months of the year.
HB 33 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to prohibiting state colleges and universities from placing limitations on the size of special education classes.
HB 34 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to the travel and clothing expenses of economically deprived children attending the Texas School for the Deaf and the Texas Blind and Deaf School.
HB 38 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to the exemption of out-of-state teachers of the deaf and severely hard of hearing from the requirement of having secured credit in a course or courses emphasizing the Texas Constitution in order to receive a temporary or permanent Texas teacher certificate.
HB 86 60-0 (1967) Author: Archer, Jr., William Reynolds "Bill" Relating to including within the definition of the term "exceptional children" eligible for special education services pregnant girls who are residents of or under the care of licensed maternity homes.
HB 154 60-0 (1967) Author: Wright, John | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Central Education Agency to establish a special program for preschool children who have language disorders and providing for the method of financing the program.
HB 155 60-0 (1967) Author: Wright, John | et. al. Relating to amending Article 2922-13, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes so as to redefinine the term "exceptional children" to include "language handicapped children".
HB 156 60-0 (1967) Author: Wright, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of language-handicapped children and defining the duties of the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education concerning study and research into the problems of language-handicapped children and the development and carrying out of diagnostic and treatment programs for such children; providing an effective date.
HB 283 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to authorizing teachers to use certain methods of instruction in teaching deaf and deaf-mute students.
HB 366 60-0 (1967) Author: Fondren, Gene Norris | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for an increased state-wide total of exceptional teacher units for exceptional children defined as emotionally disturbed; to authorize, increase and provide for allocation of operation funds to school districts operating approved exceptional children classroom teacher units for emotionally disturbed children.
HB 369 60-0 (1967) Author: Cavness, Don | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for supervisor units for approved exceptional children education programs, prescribing the formula for the allocation of such exceptional children supervisor unit(s) and by reference the applicable minimum salary schedule; providing for an effective date of this Act.
HB 370 60-0 (1967) Author: Fondren, Gene Norris | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to include psychologists and psychometrists in the list or designations of special service teachers to assist eligible school districts in providing essential services for identification and evaluation of pupils assigned to special education classes; providing the formula for allotment of special service teacher units necessitated by the enlarged changes in the list of special service teachers; providing for an effective date of this Act.
HB 528 60-0 (1967) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending certain statute so as to authorize the Central Education Agency to allot to Rehabilitation Districts exceptional teacher units and to allocate Foundation School Program Funds directly to such Rehabilitation Districts; providing for an effective date of this Act.
HB 895 60-0 (1967) Author: Solomon, Mack Neal | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Central Education Agency by rules and regulations to establish a special program for preschool children who have mental retardation; providing for a method of financing; limiting the allocation of classroom teacher units for the scholastic years, 1967-68 and 1968-69, as a pilot program.
HB 959 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to amending certain acts so as to change the name of and to constitute the Texas Blind, and Deaf School as a combined part of Texas School for the Deaf as so enlarged and as part of the Texas School for the Deaf Independent School District; vesting jurisdiction thereof and its properties in the State Board of Education for all purposes.
HCR 138 60-0 (1967)
HCR 142 60-0 (1967)
HCR 164 60-0 (1967)
SB 28 60-0 (1967) Author: Wade, James Kuykendall "Jim" Relating to authorizing the Central Education Agency to establish a special pilot program for preschool children who have language disorders and providing for the method of financing the program.
SB 29 60-0 (1967) Author: Wade, James Kuykendall "Jim" Relating to amending certain acts so as to redefine the term "exceptional children" to include language handicapped children; defining "language handicapped children"; removing pilot study and classroom limitations.
SB 30 60-0 (1967) Author: Wade, James Kuykendall "Jim" Relating to the establishment of an advisory council for the study and research of the problems of language handicapped children and defining the duties of the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education concerning study and research into the problems of language handicapped children and the development and carrying out of diagnostic and treatment programs for such children; providing an appropriation.
SB 106 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending certain statute so as to include psychologists and psychometrists in the list or designations of special service teachers to assist eligible school districts in providing essential services for identification and evaluation of pupils assigned to special education classes; providing the formula for allotment of special service teacher units necessitated by the enlarged changes in the list of special service teachers; providing for an effective date of this Act.
SB 107 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for supervisor units for approved exceptional children education programs, prescribing the formula for the allocation of such exceptional children supervisor unit(s) and by reference the applicable minimum salary schedule; providing for an effective date of this Act.
SB 110 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for an increased state-wide total of exceptional teacher units for exceptional children defined as emotionally disturbed.
SB 314 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for supervisor units for approved exceptional children education programs, prescribing the formula for the allocation of such exceptional children supervisor unit(s) and by reference the applicable minimum salary schedule; providing for an effective date of this Act.
SB 394 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to authorizing the Central Education Agency by rules and regulations to establish a special program for preschool children who have mental retardation.
HB 185 59-0 (1965) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to raising the age limit for the education program for totally deaf and blind or totally blind and non-speaking children; amending certain acts.
HB 574 59-0 (1965) Author: Woods, Henry Jackson "Jack" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts providing for an increased State-wide total of exceptional teacher units for exceptional children defined as emotionally disturbed.
HB 678 59-0 (1965) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to amending certain Statutes to authorize and provide for supervisor professional unit allotments for school district exceptional children education programs, constituting same a part of the Foundation School Program Act and cost thereof.
HB 753 59-0 (1965) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to including within the definition of the term "exceptional children" eligible for special education services pregnant girls who are residents of or under the care of licensed maternity homes.
HB 1016 59-0 (1965) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to powers and functions of Rehabilitation Districts for handicapped persons.
HB 1092 59-0 (1965) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to providing that school districts in counties contiguous to those authorized to operate a bi-county day school for the deaf may participate in the program upon approval by the Texas Education Agency of requests from a school district in a contiguous county and the school district designated to conduct the bi-county day school for the deaf.
SB 35 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to authorizing the State Board of Education to supply free textbooks to blind and visually handicapped scholastics.
SB 37 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to the qualifications of the superintendent of the Texas School for the Blind; amending certain Acts.
SB 39 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to raising the age limit for the educating program for totally deaf and blind or totally blind and non-speaking children.
SB 131 59-0 (1965) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing and providing for supervisor professional unit allotments for school district exceptional children education programs, constituting same a part of the Foundation School Program Act and cost thereof.
SB 306 59-0 (1965) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for an increased state-wide total of exceptional teacher units for exceptional children defined as emotionally disturbed.
SB 580 59-0 (1965) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to appropriating money to the Central Education Agency for each year of the biennium (1965-66, 1966-67) to be used to the extent required to pay salary increases to teachers employed in State School for the Deaf, Texas School for the Blind, and Texas Blind and Deaf School.
SCR 46 59-0 (1965)
HB 210 58-0 (1963) Author: Pearcy, Jr., Cecil Wilton | et. al. Relating to redefining the term "exceptional children" so as to include emotionally disturbed children; defining "emotionally disturbed children"; making certain provisions as to the State-wide total of all classroom teacher units.
HB 604 58-0 (1963) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to authorizing a special education program for preschool children who are severely orthopedically handicapped.
HB 954 58-0 (1963) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to amending certain Statutes, so as to include children who have been enrolled the previous year in the first and second grades in need of such services in the instructional program for non-English speaking children and to provide that such program may be set up in any school district or combination of districts having a minimum of five (5) children qualifying, and that the extent to which any school district shall participate in the Minimum Foundation Fund over and above the first unit shall be based on an average daily attendance of ten (10) qualified pupils.
HB 986 58-0 (1963) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to providing county-wide special day schools for the deaf in certain counties.
HCR 96 58-0 (1963)
SB 224 58-0 (1963) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to amending statutes by redefining the term "exceptional children" so as to include emotionally disturbed children; defining "emotionally disturbed children".
SB 305 58-0 (1963) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to increasing the age eligibility for exceptional children program benefits; providing for an effective date of this Act.
SB 431 58-0 (1963) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to increasing the age eligibility for exceptional children program benefits; providing an annual transportation cost allotment on exceptional pupils enrolled in an approved exceptional children program on a per pupil capita formula basis to be computed and paid from certain State Appropriation; providing for an effective date of this amendatory Act.
SB 437 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to county-wide special day schools for the deaf; authorizing any two contiguous counties which have combined population exceeding 300,000 to establish a school in either county approved by the Central Education Agency.
HB 112 57-0 (1961) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to authorizing establishment of special school districts to provide education for handicapped persons.
HB 213 57-0 (1961) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the establishment of special county-wide day schools for deaf scholastics between the age of Six (6) and Twenty-one (21) years, in all counties having a population of Three Hundred Thousand (300,000) inhabitants.
HB 969 57-0 (1961) Author: Peeler, Travis A. | et. al. Relating to authorizing a special education program for pre-school children who are severely orthopedically handicapped.
SB 22 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to authorize the establishment of special county-wide day schools for deaf scholastics between the scholastic age of six (6) and twenty-one (21), in all counties having a population of three hundred thousand (300,000) inhabitants.
SB 194 57-0 (1961) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al. Relating to authorizing a special education program for pre-school children who are severely orthopedically handicapped; providing for instructional units; requiring the Texas Education Agency to develop the program and establish certification standards for teachers in such programs; providing for financing.
HB 188 56-0 (1959) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to providing for the maintenance, care and education of persons under the age of eighteen (18) years who are totally deaf and blind or totally blind and non-speaking.
HB 612 56-0 (1959) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to authorizing a special program for preschool children who have a hearing loss.
HB 969 56-0 (1959) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Relating to transferring to the Central Education Agency all lands, funds, and property belonging to or purchased for the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School.
SB 267 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to authorizing a special program for pre-school children who have a hearing loss.
HB 43 56-1 (1959) Author: Clements, Jamie Hager Relating to transferring to the Central Education Agency all lands, funds, and property belonging to or purchased for the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School, providing that the Central Education Agency shall have exclusive jurisdiction and control over the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School.
SB 32 56-2 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to transferring to the Central Education Agency all lands, funds, and property belonging to or purchased for the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School, providing that the Central Education Agency shall have exclusive jurisdiction and control over the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School.
HB 119 55-0 (1957) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to redefine the words "mentally retarded children".
HB 120 55-0 (1957) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to redefine the words "mentally retarded children".
SB 70 55-0 (1957) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to redefine the words "mentally retarded children."
HB 543 54-0 (1955) Author: Berry, George S. | et. al. Relating to providing incentives to establish programs of special education for preparation of teachers of exceptional children in state supported colleges and universities in Texas offering advanced graduate work in education; to establish special classes and programs for the education of slow learning children and to extend the programs of special education as currently provided for in the statutes; and to encourage teachers to prepare for and work in this field.
HB 37 53-0 (1953) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to exceptional children teacher allotments under the Foundation School Program, providing that school districts eligible for special education grants shall be eligible for allotments for special education services for exceptional children, even though they may not qualify for other Foundation School Program Funds.
HB 128 53-0 (1953) Author: Jones, Obie | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that the central education agency shall have exclusive jurisdiction and control over the Texas School for the Blind; prescribing certain duties of the Commissioner of Education; providing for jurisdiction over physical assets; providing that appropriations made for the benefit of such school shall be administered and expended by the agency.
HB 186 53-0 (1953) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" Relating to repealing certain Acts relating to eleemosynary institutions, concerning a soldiers' and sailors' home.
HB 367 53-0 (1953) Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for current operating cost to be allotted to "exceptional children teacher units."
HB 548 53-0 (1953) Author: Stilwell, Thomas H. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that a school district may use property outside certain limits of the district within or without the State for the education of exceptional children.
HB 175 52-0 (1951) Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al. Relating to the education of exceptional children, adding the education of mentally retarded children to the present program.
SB 44 52-0 (1951) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy | et. al. Relating to the education of exceptional children; adding the education of mentally retarded children to the present program.
SB 81 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain acts so as to re-define the term "exceptional children" and to include exceptional children teacher units in computing total current operating costs of school districts.
SB 20 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to amending a previous Act, pertaining to eligibility requirements for education personnel and making an appropriation for the biennium ending August 31, 1951.
HB 13 50-0 (1947) Author: Lee, Otis | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide an appropriation covering administration and special services for special education for exceptional children for the biennium ending August 31, 1949.
SB 123 50-0 (1947) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing an appropriation covering administration and special services for special education for exceptional children as defined therein for the biennium ending August 31, 1949.
HB 59 49-0 (1945) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to providing for the education of physically handicapped children of Texas; creating a Division of Crippled Childrens' Education in the State Department of Education; providing for the establishment of special classes in approved treatment institutions.
SB 38 49-0 (1945) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to providing special educational services for exceptional children between the ages of six (6) and seventeen (17); repealing all laws in conflict; providing for severability.
HB 17 48-0 (1943) Author: Manning, Rushing | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Department of Education to issue State Teachers Certificates to teachers of the deaf or the blind.
HB 552 47-0 (1941) Author: Boone, Sr., Lester Carl | et. al. Relating to appropriating a certain amount for the school year ending August 31, 1943, to provide and foster a program of competent education for physically handicapped children in this State; creating in the State Department of Education a Division of Special Education.
HB 826 46-0 (1939) Author: Johnson, Leland Monte Relating to making provisions for the education and training of persons in this State, who because of some impediment or abnormality are unable to speak, providing duties of the Board of Control relative thereto.
HB 38 45-0 (1937) Relating to authorizing the Rehabilitation Division of the State Department of Education to include dental rehabilitation in its work.
SB 266 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to providing for a building in connection with the Texas School for the Blind and to provide for the entrance, care and support of children born blind or with defective eyesight, etc.
HB 376 33-0 (1913) Author: Reeves, Icil B. "Ice" | et. al. Relating to providing for the establishment and maintenance of a State Training School and Home for the feeble-minded of Texas, to locate same, and to provide for its control and management, determine conditions of admission, and to make an appropriation.
SB 187 33-0 (1913) Author: Nugent, Clinton W. | et. al. Relating to providing for the establishment and maintenance of a state training school and home for the feeble-minded of Texas, to locate same, and to provide for its control and management, and for a board of advisors to determine conditions of admission, and to make appropriations.

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