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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  GED & HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY EXAMINATIONS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 441 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to pay the cost of taking a high school equivalency examination for certain individuals. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2058 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the administration of a high school equivalency examination. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 132 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to a person who is younger than 24 years of age and who has not obtained a high school diploma or its equivalent. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2355 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a sales and use tax credit or refund for employers of persons who obtain a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1094 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to the availability of online testing for high school equivalency examinations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 131 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the treatment of students receiving a high school equivalency certificate in calculating dropout rates in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 154 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the requirements for a public high school diploma. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 137 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to the requirements for a high school diploma. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 409 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to requiring certain inmates to receive a high school equivalency certificate before their release or as a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 531 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the eligibility of certain high school students to take the high school equivalency examination. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1613 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to the requirements for a high school diploma. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3158 79-0 (2005) Author: Noriega, Melissa Relating to persons eligible to administer or take a high school equivalency examination. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 776 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Noriega, Melissa
Relating to persons eligible to administer or take a high school equivalency examination. House: Public Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1718 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the requirements for a high school diploma. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 2421 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to eligibility to participate in a high school equivalency program operated by a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 1470 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Relating to student eligibility to participate in a high school equivalency program and to authorization of a school district or open-enrollment charter school to operate a program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 123 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a requirement that inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice participate in educational programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 265 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to school district high school equivalency examination programs. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 385 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the curriculum requirements for high school graduation and for admission to general academic teaching institutions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 702 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to compensatory, intensive, and accelerated education in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1432 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Reyna, Arthur
Relating to truancy, high school equivalency programs, and the authority of justice, municipal, and certain juvenile courts in relation to children; providing criminal penalties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 2712 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to take a high school equivalency examination. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 516 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to school district high school equivalency examination programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1472 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the age at which a student may take the high school equivalency examination and the age of compulsory attendance in public school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 787 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to age requirements for compulsory school attendance and high school equivalency examinations. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1588 69-0 (1985) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to high school equivalency examinations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1886 69-0 (1985) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan Relating to eligibility to take high school equivalency examinations. House: Public Education Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2430 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to the administration of high school equivalency examinations to handicapped persons. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2093 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the administration of high school equivalency examinations to handicapped persons. House: Public Education Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1500 67-0 (1981) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to high school equivalency examinations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
No action taken
HB 2085 66-0 (1979) Author: Atkinson, Hamp Relating to community education programs; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 791 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to community education programs; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 1138 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to a high school equivalency certificate for certain junior college students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Education
HB 1741 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to high school equivalency examinations.
HB 693 61-0 (1969) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to authorizing and providing for supplemental aid program(s) for adult basic education where offered in public school districts toward the education of certain persons not having the equivalent of a high school education.

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