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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 108 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the use of the skills development fund to facilitate the relocation to or expansion in this state of employers offering complex or high-skilled employment opportunities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 374 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 395 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the career and technology education allotment and the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology education and technology applications curriculums. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1192 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields. House: Higher Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1563 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of the Texas State Technical College System to offer technical-vocational courses or programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1638 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2730 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to create career and technical credentials and certificates that may be earned through a career and technology education program and to a study to identify unmet needs in career and technology education programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3049 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the number of hours of work experience required of a plumber's apprentice to take an examination for a plumber's license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3593 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to instruction in career and technology education provided by public schools, including instruction in technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer coding, and to consideration of completed practicums and internships in school accountability ratings. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3740 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses and the expansion of the small business development center network. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1364 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses and the expansion of the small business development center network. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1531 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1635 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the career and technology education allotment and the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology education and technology applications curriculums. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2032 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the authority of the Texas State Technical College System to offer technical-vocational courses or programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2105 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 379 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to assistance for small businesses, the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses, and the expansion of the small business development center network. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1155 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation of the Recruit Texas Program to facilitate the relocation to or expansion in this state of employers offering complex or high-skilled employment opportunities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1497 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the issuance of school district teaching permits to persons who teach career and technology education. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2517 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Scholarship Program for certain students at two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2628 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the development and alignment by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of curricula for certain educational programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1003 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Schaefer, Matt
Relating to the issuance of school district teaching permits to persons who teach career and technical education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1480 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the development and alignment by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of curricula for certain educational programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 437 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to career and technical education and workforce development grant programs. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 834 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Fast Start Program to promote rapid delivery of workforce education and development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 1500 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a workforce high school diploma program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1784 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al. Relating to the provision of career and technology education courses in certain partnership programs to provide high school dropout recovery. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1787 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the elimination of the discounts allowed for timely filing and prepayment of sales and use taxes and the allocation of certain revenue from those taxes for certain workforce training programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2199 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to an approval process for career and technology education courses offered by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2201 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to increasing the courses offered in the career and technology education curriculum. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2431 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum requirements for graduation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2481 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to workforce training programs funded by the skills development fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2556 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to an approval process for career and technology education courses offered by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 441 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Fast Start Program to promote rapid delivery of workforce education and development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 860 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Relating to the provision of career and technology education courses in certain partnership programs to provide high school dropout recovery. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1344 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum requirements for graduation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1618 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1410 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to reporting student enrollment in tech-prep programs and evaluating tech-prep consortia. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1620 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to substitution of certain career and technology courses for certain mathematics and science courses otherwise required under the recommended high school program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2471 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to career and technical education in the public schools and high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2538 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the career and technology education program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 1312 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to programs and funding to support adult and postsecondary education and workforce development at public junior colleges and public technical institutes. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 1313 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the quality and accessibility of public school career and technical education programs and to assistance to students concerning postsecondary education and training. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1955 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to career and technical education in the public schools and high school graduation requirements. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 2503 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to a technology literacy assessment instrument to be administered to certain public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2747 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to appointing a commission to study and develop a recommended technical high school graduation program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2864 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to a pilot program to provide supplemental technology-based instruction to students in rural school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3485 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Susan | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to career and technical education provided by school districts and certain postsecondary institutions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1725 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter | et. al. Relating to the authority of another institution of higher education to conduct vocational or technical courses in the service area of a junior college district. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2806 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 158 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the authority of another institution of higher education to conduct vocational or technical courses in the service area of a junior college district. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
HB 242 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to career and technology education and training. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 2108 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the technology applications credit requirement for graduation from public high school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3410 78-0 (2003) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to district accreditation standards House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 112 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to career and technology education and training. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1820 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Relating to criteria for rating the performance of school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 733 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving junior college and technical institute students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 897 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to certain programs to develop the technology workforce in Texas by supporting and promoting higher education in electrical engineering and computer science. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1475 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to master technology teacher certification, grants, and stipends. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2196 77-0 (2001) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to an award issued to a public school student for distinguished achievement in career and technology education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2197 77-0 (2001) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to certain career and technology education programs provided by school districts that exceed the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2296 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment of high schools for the study of advanced technology by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2380 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to participation of businesses in career and technology education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 353 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to certain programs to develop the technology workforce in Texas by supporting and promoting higher education in engineering and computer science. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 449 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the creation and administration of the research university fund and to eliminating the transfers to the higher education fund. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 706 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving junior college and technical institute students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1602 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to career and technology education in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1300 68-0 (1983) Author: Clark, Jerry Relating to technical-vocational education and to the continuation of the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 152 60-0 (1967) Author: Salter, Robert F. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to appropriating additional funds for James Connally Technical Institute for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1967.
HB 825 59-0 (1965) Author: Schiller, Milton Joe Relating to establishing a comprehensive vocational and technical education program.
HB 991 59-0 (1965) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde | et. al. Relating to the establishment of comprehensive vocational and technical education programs.

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