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HB 3 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 548 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to reporting certain information through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1949 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the criteria for awarding adult education and literacy program performance incentive funds. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2540 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to a report on the prevalence of dyslexia and illiteracy among incarcerated persons. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 2879 86-0 (2019) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
SB 1284 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Raney, John
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3775 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 629 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to a person's ability to read and write in English as a qualification for service as a petit juror. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 980 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a personal financial literacy component in a statistics course offered for public high school graduation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1843 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al. Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide reading instruction to students in prekindergarten through grade three. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2741 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3105 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a multi-stakeholder advisory committee on health literacy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 925 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide reading instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1858 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to programs in public schools designed to facilitate planning and saving for higher education and facilitate personal financial literacy instruction. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
HB 362 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3531 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to establishing a peer education program for offenders in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
SB 172 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bennett
Relating to diagnosing the reading development and comprehension of public school kindergarten students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 307 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1590 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to requirements for personal financial literacy training offered by public school districts and public universities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 67 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the creation of a literacy center pilot program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 399 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer personal financial literacy training. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2615 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the provision of information on financial literacy resources to the public. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3232 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to including a personal financial literacy component in certain public school mathematics courses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3461 82-0 (2011) Author: Margo, Dee
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to transferring adult education and literacy programs to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board from the Texas Education Agency. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 290 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Hernandez Luna, Ana
Relating to including a personal financial literacy component in public school mathematics instruction. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1763 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to transferring adult education and literacy programs to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board from the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 429 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2887 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the creation of a literacy center pilot program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3241 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to economic development in the state by creating economic development opportunities in counties that contain colonias and by developing the workforce by increasing adult literacy rates. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 4328 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Interagency Literacy Council for the study, promotion, and enhancement of literacy in this state. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 382 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1543 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Interagency Literacy Council for the study, promotion, and enhancement of literacy in this state. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1629 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 648 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1637 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to housing assistance and other assistance provided by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 28 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to rehabilitation programs for defendants housed in state jail felony facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3295 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the administration of certain adult education and literacy programs. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1078 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the administration of certain adult education and literacy programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 870 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to authorize certain community and economic development programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1045 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to special license plates to support adult literacy. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 584 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to establishing the Hope adult literacy grant program to be funded by revenue from a special lottery game. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 1900 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to increasing the number of literate and employable persons in the state of Texas. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2482 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to literacy instruction in the Texas Department of Corrections and conditions for the award of accrued good conduct time. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HCR 104 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Establishing the Texas Adult Literacy Council to advocate the importance of literacy to ensure that all in need of assistance understand the benefits of increased functional literacy and to ensure that the necessary resources are available. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
SCR 48 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Establishing the Texas Adult Literacy Council. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SB 402 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to establishing a state-wide program of basic and fundamental education for educationally deficient adults eighteen (18) years of age or older; providing that such program shall be developed and administered by the Texas Central Education Agency through the public schools and public junior colleges of the state; making an appropriation for implementation of the program in the biennium beginning September 1, 1963.
SB 403 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to providing for establishment of a comprehensive experimental program for educationally deficient adults in Texas eighteen (18) years of age or older at some location in the state having a high percentage of such educationally deficient adults in its population.
SB 404 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to providing for establishment of a comprehensive experimental program of education for migrant agricultural workers eighteen (18) years of age or older at some location in the state having a high concentration of such migrant agricultural workers as permanent residents in its population.
SB 405 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to providing for establishment of educational programs for migrant agricultural workers and other educationally deficient adults eighteen (18) years of age or older in certain counties.
SB 406 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to providing for the establishment of educational programs for migrant agricultural workers eighteen (18) years of age or older in the counties of their residence.
SB 407 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to providing for the establishment of educational programs for migrant agricultural workers eighteen (18) years of age or older in areas and regions of the state having highest concentrations of such migrant agricultural workers as permanent residents.
HB 322 39-0 (1925) Author: Dunn, Andrew C. | et. al. Relating to creating an illiteracy board for Texas, defining the powers and duties of said board, and making an appropriation for the work to be carried on under the direction of said board. House: Education
SB 132 34-0 (1915) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to creating an Illiteracy Commission for the State and outlining its powers and duties.

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