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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  READING & PRE-READING ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
SB 2185 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to requiring a school district to notify certain parents or guardians of a program providing students with reading disabilities the ability to borrow audiobooks free of charge. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 2223 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to training academies for public school teachers who provide reading comprehension instruction to students in grades four and five. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3134 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the establishment of reading excellence teams. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 935 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the establishment of a reading excellence team pilot program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 972 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to training academies for public school teachers who provide reading comprehension instruction to students in grades four and five. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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
HB 4091 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to bilingual education, English as a second language, and other special language programs and to an intensive reading improvement program for public school students of limited English proficiency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 4686 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the reporting of reading levels on notices to parents and/or progress reports to parents. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 1362 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a Texas Youth Commission comprehensive plan to improve student reading skills and behavior. House: Corrections
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 57 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to an intensive reading and language intervention pilot program at certain public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1270 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to an intensive reading or language intervention pilot program at certain public school campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1338 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to an intensive reading and language intervention pilot program at certain public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1544 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to educator preparation and certification requirements concerning reading instruction in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1665 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to certain requirements relating to public school reading instruction and textbooks. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 494 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to an intensive reading and language intervention pilot program at certain public school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1697 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to improvement of reading skills of students enrolled in public middle and junior high schools and use of certain federal funds to provide accelerated instruction to certain public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2053 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing a pilot program to establish education benchmarks as a prerequisite to certain education funding for certain public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 221 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the reading curriculum used in public schools and to reading textbooks for public school students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3468 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to an intensive reading and language intervention pilot program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 165 79-3 (2006) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the reading curriculum used in public schools and to reading textbooks for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1914 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to certain requirements relating to public school reading and mathematics instruction and textbooks. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1915 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the reading curriculum used in public schools and to reading textbooks for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1988 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to assessment of public school students with dyslexia and related disorders. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 975 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to educator training in reading. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1097 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to accelerated instruction required to be provided to students before the students may be retained at the third grade level in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 801 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John | et. al. Relating to the implementation of a public education curriculum based on scientific research. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3494 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to grants awarded by the commissioner of education to promote pre-reading instruction. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 682 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the implementation of a public education curriculum based on scientific research. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1734 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to grants awarded by the commissioner of education to promote pre-reading instruction. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1129 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John | et. al. Relating to the implementation of a public education curriculum based on scientific research. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1965 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the reading curriculum used in public schools and to reading textbooks for public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1966 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to certification and training of teachers who teach at elementary grade levels. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2285 76-0 (1999) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to state assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2307 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to assistance to certain low-performing public school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2343 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John Relating to certification to teach at an elementary grade level in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2608 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to grants in support of pre-reading instruction. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 3 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Relating to master reading teacher certification, grants, and stipends. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 955 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri
Relating to pre-reading instruction for certain children. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 1242 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to master reading teacher certification and allotments. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 526 66-0 (1979) Author: Smothers, Clay Relating to assessment of student proficiency in reading. House: Public Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .

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