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HB 188 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to student/teacher ratios for prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 196 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 357 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of the children of certain first responders for free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 480 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to open-enrollment charter schools that provide only prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 710 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 971 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1326 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to including full-day prekindergarten student attendance in the determination of a district's weighted average daily attendance for purposes of complying with equalized wealth level requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1388 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1389 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1845 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1858 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2255 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to student eligibility for free high quality prekindergarten programs and state financial support for each school district that elects to provide a full-day prekindergarten program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2256 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the authority of the governor to transfer to the Texas Education Agency for prekindergarten programs amounts appropriated to trusteed programs in the office of the governor. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2282 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a gold standard full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts and the elimination of the high school allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2518 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to student/teacher ratios for prekindergarten classes provided by or on behalf of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4084 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to enrollment of a student in a prekindergarten program offered by a public school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 484 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 534 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 644 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 724 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1650 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2089 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2270 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to expansion of a pilot program under the foundation school program for funding prekindergarten programs provided by certain school districts with early high school graduation programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 140 85-1 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 210 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 232 85-1 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to prekindergarten, including a high quality prekindergarten grant program provided by public school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 124 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 173 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to information reported by a public school district regarding prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 186 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 296 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to certain prekindergarten programs offered by a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 391 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 424 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 588 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to restricting certain state and school district assessments of public school students in prekindergarten and kindergarten. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 617 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. Filed
HB 731 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a pilot program under the foundation school program for funding prekindergarten programs provided by certain school districts with early high school graduation programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1100 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to a gold standard full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1366 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to student eligibility for Foundation School Program benefits. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1765 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the Texas Education Agency developing a strategic plan to increase enrollment in state prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2217 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2415 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to open-enrollment charter schools that provide only prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2417 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to measures to ensure quality prekindergarten programs offered by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2843 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to requiring certain school districts to offer district-funded or tuition-supported prekindergarten. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2886 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to providing a training course for public school prekindergarten teachers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3836 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 3887 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4107 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to finance universal, high quality, prekindergarten education programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 72 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 73 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 623 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to state funding for certain children to attend certain private prekindergarten programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 801 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to a high quality prekindergarten program provided by public school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 821 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to references to school in the Family Code. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1123 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1632 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to providing a training course for public school prekindergarten teachers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1752 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1810 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 96 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 504 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al. Relating to restricting certain state and school district assessments of public school students in prekindergarten and kindergarten. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 507 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the discharge of a firearm across the property line of an educational facility; providing criminal penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 573 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1122 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a pilot program for a three-year high school diploma plan and cost-neutral expansion of full-day prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1617 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2108 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to a three-year high school diploma plan and cost-neutral expansion of full-day prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2554 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to certain prekindergarten programs offered by a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3587 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 75 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 76 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 681 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to a pilot program for a three-year high school diploma plan and cost-neutral expansion of full-day prekindergarten programs. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1587 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1608 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to restricting certain state and school district assessments of public school students in prekindergarten and kindergarten. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
HB 133 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 761 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1569 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1834 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to elimination of certain requirements for increasing community awareness of prekindergarten programs offered by or in partnership with school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2188 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to using Foundation School Program funding to implement the Texas School Ready Program at certain providers of private prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 22 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to public school finance and prekindergarten programs. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 598 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 599 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 857 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 130 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to an enhanced quality full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts in conjunction with community providers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 136 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to providing notification to parents of eligible children of the availability of prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 326 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 601 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to licensing requirements of the Department of Family and Protective Services for certain facilities and homes providing child care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1001 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to limits on the size of public school classes in prekindergarten, kindergarten, and grades one through four. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1241 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to student/teacher ratios and class size limits for prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1877 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to physical activity requirements for students enrolled in public school prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1891 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to state funding for certain children to attend certain private prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2446 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes of children residing with a grandparent. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2590 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to an exemption for certain facilities from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2703 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to classification of a prekindergarten or kindergarten student who is retained at the request of the student's parent. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3192 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3643 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to public school prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3647 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to eligibility of certain children for public school prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
SB 21 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to an enhanced quality full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts in conjunction with community providers. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 122 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 156 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 773 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to licensing requirements of the Department of Family and Protective Services for certain facilities and homes providing child care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1032 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to providing notification to parents of eligible children of the availability of prekindergarten classes. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1349 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes of children residing with a grandparent. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1499 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to eligibility of certain children for public school prekindergarten classes. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2003 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to public school prekindergarten classes. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 134 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to teacher certification in early childhood education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 135 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 170 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 251 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 296 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 332 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the exemption for certain educational facilities from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Public Health Returned to committee
HB 406 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to license requirements for preschool and after-school programs operated by public or private schools. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 482 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the eligibility of certain educationally disadvantaged students to attend free prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 575 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain foster care children to attend prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1912 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to an exemption for certain facilities from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2941 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to limits on the size of public school classes in prekindergarten, kindergarten, and grades one through four. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HR 2878 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 218. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 50 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to early childhood education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 52 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the compulsory school attendance age. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 113 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Straus, Joe
Relating to the eligibility of certain foster care children to attend prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 218 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to licensing and inspection requirements of the Department of Family and Protective Services for certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 264 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 335 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the eligibility to attend prekindergarten classes of a child under the care of a grandparent who has been appointed managing conservator of the child. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 895 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 400 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the provision of voluntary prekindergarten classes for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 403 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to voluntary prekindergarten for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 553 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to exemptions from the requirement for a school district to operate a prekindergarten program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 745 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to free prekindergarten programs for certain children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1246 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to eligibility for enrollment in public school prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1272 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to certain requirements for prekindergarten programs for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1277 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1876 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 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 3211 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 23 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to subsidized child-care services and early childhood care and education program coordination. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 596 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the sparsity adjustment under the Foundation School Program for certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 606 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1388 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 90 79-3 (2006) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of children of certain military personnel for free prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 25 79-3 (2006) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of children of certain military personnel for free prekindergarten classes. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 107 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to certain requirements for prekindergarten programs for public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 309 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to public school prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1017 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to subsidized child-care services. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 1137 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1956 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2060 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to teacher certification in early childhood education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3465 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 30 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to mandatory kindergarten attendance in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 31 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 76 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Relating to the provision of subsidized child-care services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 523 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to subsidized child-care services. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 420 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to standards that must be met by school district prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 605 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to prekindergarten programs for public school students. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1294 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to public school prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1348 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to a grant program for local workforce development boards to design and implement child-care demonstration projects. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1570 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2609 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to prekindergarten programs for public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2707 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to prekindergarten programs for public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2910 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to using prekindergarten grants to educate students who qualify for a school district's Title I program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3164 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to standards for prekindergarten programs and coordination of resources among prekindergarten programs and other child-care programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3485 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to training for certain public school teachers and care givers in certain early childhood programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3550 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities, child-placing agencies, and family homes. House: Human Services Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 172 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to eligibility for public prekindergarten classes. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 592 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to public school prekindergarten programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 596 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to prekindergarten programs for public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1293 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to coordination of services provided by Head Start and Early Head Start program providers. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1294 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program by the Texas Workforce Commission to assist teachers in retaining employment in the field of child care. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1733 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to training for certain public school teachers and care givers in certain early childhood programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 335 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al. Relating to the prekindergarten program operated by the Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi Early Childhood Center. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 359 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to standards that must be met by school district prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1228 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the student/teacher ratio in public school prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1964 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to certain state-adopted assessment instruments used in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2133 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the provision of kindergarten and prekindergarten programs by school districts on a full-day basis. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3043 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue | et. al. Relating to establishing a scholarship program and prekindergarten program to be funded from revenues of the state lottery. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 1140 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to eligibility for public prekindergarten classes. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
HB 413 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to transportation for certain pupils in public school prekindergarten. House: Public Education Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 91 70-2 (1987) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to public school prekindergarten. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 340 69-0 (1985) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1154 69-0 (1985) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to prekindergarten classes in school districts in which equivalent federally funded programs are offered. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1407 69-0 (1985) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 530 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to prekindergarten classes in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 646 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 15 69-2 (1986) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 16 69-2 (1986) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to prekindergarten classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1237 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to the authority of the Central Education Agency to establish pilot early childhood programs. House: Public 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
HB 91 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education. House: Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 777 62-0 (1971) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to the establishment of a division of early childhood education within the State Department of Education; providing for the certification of personnel in the field of early childhood education.
HB 1569 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances Relating to the creation of a Governor's Committee on Early Childhood Education.
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 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 436 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Division of Early Childhood Education within the Department of Education.
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.
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.
HB 78 59-0 (1965) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to a required preschool program for non-English speaking children as a part of the Minimum Foundation Program.
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 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 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 51 56-0 (1959) Author: McGregor, Malcolm | et. al. Relating to authorizing a pre-school instructional program for non-English speaking children.
HB 612 56-0 (1959) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to authorizing a special program for preschool children who have a hearing loss.
SB 267 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to authorizing a special program for pre-school children who have a hearing loss.
SB 348 51-0 (1949) Author: Proffer, Robert L. "Bob" Relating to provide for the accreditation of nursery and kindergarten schools; providing a repealing clause; providing a savings clause.

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