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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 17 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to public school safety measures and procedures. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 18 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 89 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 92 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 102 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 108 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to establishing a pilot program under which public schools may use a digital portfolio method to assess student performance in grades three through eight for purposes of accountability and qualification for promotion. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 118 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 129 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the assignment of certain certified or licensed professionals to certain public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 139 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to the establishment of a new open-enrollment charter school or campus. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 142 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to a notice of educational rights for certain student evaluations. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 197 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 228 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to accountability and standards for districts of innovation. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 297 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system, the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes, and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 314 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 429 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 443 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 500 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to reimbursement for disaster remediation costs of certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 567 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to adjustment of a school district's wealth per student under the school finance system to reflect campus security costs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 665 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to the use of current year property values under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 671 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to secondary-level assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 674 86-0 (2019) Author: Patterson, Jared | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to soliciting from school districts served by a regional education service center certain information in conjunction with the annual evaluation of the center. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 711 86-0 (2019) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to certain adjustments to the taxable value of property of certain school districts and the reduction of Foundation School Program funds received by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 712 86-0 (2019) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 727 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 729 86-0 (2019) Author: Biedermann, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 736 86-0 (2019) Author: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al. Relating to eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation or to make certain accountability determinations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 769 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the termination of the contract of a superintendent of a school district based on malfeasance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 821 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 873 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to behavior improvement plans and behavioral intervention plans for certain public school students and notification and documentation requirements regarding certain behavior management techniques. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 906 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 973 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to school district compliance with certain school safety measures; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 976 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to public school safety and security measures, policies, and procedures. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 997 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to testing for lead contamination in public school drinking water. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1003 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the composition of the student body of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1004 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to a certain requirement for an open-enrollment charter school's initial application or expansion amendment. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1034 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1051 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to an adult education program provided under an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school program and reporting requirements regarding certain students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1075 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to payments to school districts for certain special education evaluations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1077 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to public school finance, supporting public education funding through an increase in the state sales and use tax rate, and requiring a reduction in school district maintenance and operation ad valorem taxes; making an appropriation; increasing the rate of a tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1093 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the limitation period for filing a complaint and requesting a special education impartial due process hearing. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1119 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to the public school finance system and to the salary paid to certain professional staff employed by public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1151 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1161 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students residing in care and treatment facilities and residential placement facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1199 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to public school compliance with dyslexia screening and testing requirements and the reporting of information regarding the number of students who are at risk for or who have dyslexia or a related disorder. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1244 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument administered to public high school students and reporting requirements for that assessment instrument. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1276 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon | et. al. Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1468 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James Relating to the creation of a task force to examine the effectiveness of school mental health programs provided for students enrolled in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1480 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to assessment of public school students, providing accelerated instruction, appropriately crediting certain student performance, and eliminating requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1556 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to school district purchasing of and contracting for goods and services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1603 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to successful completion of a United States history dual credit course as an alternative to compliance with the United States history end-of-course assessment requirement. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1640 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to establishing a pilot program to employ a life skills counselor at public high school campuses in certain counties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1730 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the approval of the establishment or expansion of open-enrollment charter schools and the application of facility standards to those schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1754 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to creating a school safety allotment under the foundation school program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1947 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to state funding for the implementation of teacher excellence initiative programs by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1981 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to the establishment of a new open-enrollment charter school or campus. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1991 86-0 (2019) Author: Leman, Ben Relating to the authorization of alternative assessment instruments for use under the public school accountability system in evaluating secondary-level student achievement in mathematics, reading, and writing. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2005 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to providing accelerated instruction and eliminating certain requirements for public school grade-level promotion that are based on satisfactory performance on state assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2013 86-0 (2019) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the implementation of certain rules regarding public school accountability adopted by the commissioner of education or the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2095 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain behavioral health professionals at certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2113 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the academic assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2244 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to speech protections for student media publications in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2390 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to authorizing school districts to suspend classes on primary and general election days and requiring the commissioner of education to adjust funding for certain related absences. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2572 86-0 (2019) Author: Patterson, Jared | et. al. Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies and the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument and to establishing a pilot program to develop a portfolio method to assess student performance in those courses. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2609 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to permissible teachers assigned to a bilingual education program and the permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2616 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to Texas Community Schools. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2621 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al. Relating to open-enrollment charter school admission procedures and reporting requirements for certain admission information. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2642 86-0 (2019) Author: Allison, Steve Relating to reporting the number of incidents of bullying and cyberbullying in a school district and open-enrollment charter school through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2655 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon | et. al. Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter response training for school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2704 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to public school accountability interventions, sanctions, and related actions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2738 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting the misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating criminal offenses. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2760 86-0 (2019) Author: Allison, Steve Relating to the requirements for an application for or a request for the revision of a charter for an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2797 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to evaluation under the state accountability system of school district campuses that enroll certain students who receive special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2818 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to an Internet online dropout recovery education program for students at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2819 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al. Relating to a grant program for school districts to provide career and technology education courses in the summer and to a study on the grant program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2824 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the pilot program for assessing public school students in writing under an alternative method. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2881 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to establishing resource campuses to improve a public school campus not performing satisfactorily. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2890 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie Relating to the terminology used to refer to an individualized education program team. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2935 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2983 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2994 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to mental health training for public school educators. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3000 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to student data security in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3008 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a civic education project fund for supporting student civic education projects and educator professional development related to those projects. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3046 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo Relating to eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3055 86-0 (2019) Author: Frullo, John Relating to a study of costs associated with dual credit courses offered at public high schools. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3062 86-0 (2019) Author: Allison, Steve Relating to authorizing parents of students enrolled at a low-performing public school campus to petition the commissioner of education for the appointment of a board of managers, alternative management, or closure of the campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3069 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development in coding, technology applications, and computer science for public school teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3141 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to providing by contract for a public or private entity to act as the administering authority for the state virtual school network and to the duties of the administering authority. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3179 86-0 (2019) Author: Stucky, Lynn Relating to costs associated with the statewide assessment program of public school students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3198 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to the regulation of open-enrollment charter schools and requiring a study comparing and evaluating certain characteristics of open-enrollment charter schools and school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3237 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to a temporary suspension of accountability sanctions for public schools and to studies on accountability assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3287 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the appointment of a board of managers to govern certain school districts with low-performing campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3290 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the adoption of special threat response policies by school districts and special threat response policies and protocols by law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction in school districts and of standard terminology for special threat response by the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3398 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to challenges by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to accountability determinations. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3452 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to evaluating the performance of dropout recovery schools for purposes of the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3489 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to the establishment of a task force on sex-based harassment in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3509 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to providing public access to information regarding district of innovation exemptions from educator certification or school district teaching permit requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3521 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to data collection, reporting, and notice requirements for certain educational entities. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3545 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon Relating to appointment by the commissioner of education of a community management board to assume governance of a low-performing school district or campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3619 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to a requirement regarding the inclusion of certain residential property in a school district's boundaries. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3625 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the assignment of performance ratings under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3630 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3638 86-0 (2019) Author: Patterson, Jared | et. al. Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3651 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a study and report regarding school district size and school district cost and academic effectiveness. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3683 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authorizing a dropout recovery competency-based educational pilot program provided through a campus or campus program charter or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3710 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Keith | et. al. Relating to providing school districts electronic tutorials for certain end-of-course assessment instruments required for graduation. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3718 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to a trauma-informed care policy for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools and training regarding the policy for district and school employees. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3804 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to an annual cost-of-living adjustment for school district employees and an annual adjustment to the basic allotment under the public school finance system to reflect inflation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3825 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie Relating to mental health training for public school educators. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3861 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to approval of school district and charter school partnerships to operate school district campuses and programs and to eligibility for state funding. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3904 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to public school accountability, including certain performance standards and sanctions, to providing alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements, and to public school class size limits. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 3906 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the assessment of public school students, including the development and administration of assessment instruments, and technology permitted for use by students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 3932 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to the creation of the advisory council on postsecondary education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3941 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to online adult high school diploma programs. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3967 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to access to certain health information of public school students during an emergency evacuation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3977 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4062 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to the salary paid to certain public school teachers, the creation of certain teacher designations, and allotments for certain educators under the Foundation School Program; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4126 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a required training course for persons serving as special education representatives and hearing officers at impartial due process hearings. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4177 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the establishment of a student performance designation for secondary-level substitute assessment instruments and the use of that designation for public school accountability purposes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4205 86-0 (2019) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to accountability intervention provisions applicable to school district campuses, including the conditions under which a closed campus may be repurposed to serve students at that campus location and the creation of accelerated campus excellence turnaround plans. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 4242 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the consideration of reading level in the adoption of certain assessment instruments and associated student performance levels and to the temporary suspension of accountability sanctions for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 4283 86-0 (2019) 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. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4324 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the submission and use of electronic student records in the electronic student records system. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4334 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency to investigate the administration of public education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4383 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to a reporting requirement for public schools regarding instructional materials and technology. House: Public Education Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 4386 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the authorization of alternative assessment instruments for use under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4437 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to notification about and location of an open-enrollment charter school or campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4480 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to a study on the use of art therapy in public schools and on art therapy in higher education. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 4 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to public school finance and public education. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 11 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to policies, procedures, and measures for school safety and mental health promotion in public schools and the creation of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 52 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the high school graduation of a student who transfers to a public school in this state after the student's junior year of high school. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 136 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 139 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to a notice of educational rights for certain student evaluations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 142 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the availability of school counselors at public middle, junior high, and high school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 280 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 292 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., 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. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 326 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 328 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 394 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 426 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: González, Mary | et. al.
Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 508 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the development of a statewide online education and career advising tool and the establishment of a grant program to reimburse private employers for paid internships provided to certain public school students in career and technology education programs. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 514 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to speech protections for student publications in public schools. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 527 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to voter registration application form distribution information reported through the Public Education Information Management System. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 591 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to an adult education program provided under an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school program, eligibility of certain students for Foundation School Program benefits, and reporting requirements regarding certain students. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 629 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the availability of certain school district or open-enrollment charter school financial information on certain districts' or schools' Internet websites. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 660 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the calculation for purposes of recapture under the public school finance system of the taxable value of property of a school district affected by a disaster. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 664 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to behavior improvement plans and behavioral intervention plans for certain public school students and notification requirements regarding certain behavior management techniques. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 668 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to data collection, reporting, and notice requirements for certain educational entities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 689 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 712 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 713 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 727 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to conduct special accreditation investigations. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 740 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 767 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 784 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to local school health advisory councils and health education provided by school districts, including requirements regarding human sexuality instruction. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 837 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to establishing a pilot program under which public schools may use a digital portfolio method to assess student performance in grades three through eight for purposes of accountability and qualification for promotion. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 856 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the student mental health division within the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 863 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to a study of costs associated with dual credit courses offered at public high schools. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 917 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the approval of open-enrollment charter schools and the review of challenges by open-enrollment charter schools or school districts to accountability determinations. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 933 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency to investigate the administration of public education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 992 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 994 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to creating a school safety allotment under the foundation school program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1017 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the advisory council on postsecondary education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1020 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the appointment of a board of managers to govern certain school districts with low-performing campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1089 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the circumstances under which a school district is required to provide air-conditioned transportation for students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1178 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to reporting the number of incidents of bullying and cyberbullying in a school district and open-enrollment charter school through the Public Education Information Management System. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1203 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment and use of performance standards for certain secondary-level alternate assessment instruments administered to public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1230 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Relating to the reporting of private school educator misconduct. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1252 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a reduction in school funding under the Foundation School Program for a school district that receives a supplemental payment under an agreement to limit the appraised value of property in the district. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1256 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting the misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating criminal offenses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1376 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jared | et. al.
Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1391 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SB 1412 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burrows, Dustin
Relating to accountability intervention provisions applicable to school district campuses, including the creation of accelerated campus excellence turnaround plans and the conditions under which a closed campus may be repurposed to serve students at that campus location. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1451 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent
Relating to the ability of public school teachers to maintain student discipline without being subjected to adverse employment consequences. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1452 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to designation of autism innovation zones by the commissioner of education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1454 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the ownership, sale, lease, and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1455 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the state virtual school network; changing a fee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1473 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the establishment and use of performance standards for certain secondary-level alternate assessment instruments administered to public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1517 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the designation of a public high school by the Texas Education Agency as an early college high school. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1562 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment of certified school counselors by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1594 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the regulation of open-enrollment charter schools and requiring a study comparing and evaluating certain characteristics of open-enrollment charter schools and school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1600 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the resignation or termination or nonrenewal of the contract of a superintendent of a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1708 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a pilot program to provide additional funding to a school district to improve the performance of certain campuses under the accountability system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1759 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an individualized education program and transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1814 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to providing temporary support services for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1849 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to public school safety measures, access to mental health professionals in public schools and during certain emergencies, access to criminal history and mental health records, and access to firearms; requiring a certificate for employment as a school behavioral counselor; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1893 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a trauma-informed care policy for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1905 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a tuition equalization grant program administered by the comptroller of public accounts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1908 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an Internet online dropout recovery education program for students at risk of dropping out of school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1984 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to alternative public school accountability interventions. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1989 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of restraint, seclusion, and time-out in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2055 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to funding for comprehensive school counseling programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2075 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to public school compliance with dyslexia screening, reading instrument requirements, and a requirement that a school district notify certain parents or guardians of a program providing students with reading disabilities the ability to borrow audiobooks free of charge. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2107 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to evaluating the performance of dropout recovery schools for purposes of the public school accountability system. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2108 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the training and responsibilities of certain educational entities that have certain responsibilities regarding public school oversight. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2117 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to approval of school district and charter school partnerships to operate school district campuses and programs and to eligibility for state funding. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2196 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing a dropout recovery competency-based educational program provided through a campus or campus program charter or open-enrollment charter school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2201 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to local goals for public education and governance of local school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2214 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of a nutrition education task force. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2244 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 2263 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to reporting of costs incurred by school districts in litigation or resolution of special education cases. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2265 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the assignment of performance ratings to school districts and school district campuses. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 2266 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to an application for a charter for an open-enrollment charter school and to the expansion of an open-enrollment charter school. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2285 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to challenges by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to accountability determinations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2293 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to and admission procedures for open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2298 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to school safety measures, including the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; authorizing a civil penalty; imposing a surcharge. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 2302 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the inclusion of school climate in the indicators for evaluating the performance of public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2314 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the ownership, sale, lease, and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2339 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the requirements for an application for or a request for the revision of a charter for an open-enrollment charter school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2391 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2401 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the administration of state assessments. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2441 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to increasing the state sales and use tax rate, and requiring a reduction in school maintenance and operation ad valorem taxes; making and appropriation; increasing the rate of a tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 21 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the funding of primary and secondary education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 22 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to public school accountability. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 68 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to eligibility for a public education grant of certain students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 69 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a requirement that school districts and open-enrollment charter schools report certain information regarding children with disabilities who reside in residential facilities. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 77 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 79 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of alternative assessment instruments for students in a special education program of a public school district. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 136 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to inclusion of career and technology education in the mission of public education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 156 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to establishing a pilot program in designated public high schools in certain municipalities for placement of students in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs as an alternative to placement in disciplinary or juvenile justice alternative education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 157 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for classroom teacher salary increases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 171 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to certain facilities transactions between school districts and charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 179 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified school counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 181 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 184 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 213 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to requirements regarding electronic access to instructional materials provided in printed book format purchased for public schools. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 315 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students residing in care and treatment facilities and residential placement facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 353 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals to certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 363 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 366 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to an elective course in ethnic studies for middle school, junior high school, and high school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 367 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards. House: Public Education
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 399 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 515 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to assessment of public school students and providing accelerated instruction and eliminating performance requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 588 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development for public school teachers. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 595 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 615 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to removing certain requirements for public school grade-level promotion that are based on satisfactory performance on state assessment instruments. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 713 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based solely on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 728 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the establishment by the State Board of Education of an advanced computer science program for high school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 729 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to instruction in positive character traits in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 734 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the phasing out by 2027 of the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 795 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to public school accountability House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 811 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 816 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 843 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to designations for rating the performance of public school districts and campuses for accountability purposes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 847 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the inclusion of school climate in the indicators for evaluating the performance of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 852 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 868 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 870 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 945 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 966 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 972 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 988 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to establishing a pilot program under which public schools may develop a portfolio method to assess student performance in grades three through eight for purposes of accountability and qualification for promotion. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 989 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to establishing a pilot program under which public schools may develop a portfolio method to assess secondary-level student performance for purposes of accountability and qualification for graduation. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1023 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to requiring the commissioner of education to grant additional charters for certain open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1037 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1059 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the effective date of certain actions taken by the commissioner of education against school districts that exceed the equalized wealth level and to reattachment of property detached from a school district by the commissioner of education to achieve the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1191 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to secondary-level assessment of public school students and the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1237 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1269 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1319 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1320 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to certain adjustments to the taxable value of property of certain school districts and the reduction of Foundation School Program funds received by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1321 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation or to make certain accountability determinations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1324 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to computation of state aid for a school district required to maintain an optional homestead exemption. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1333 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to public school accountability, including assessment of students and appraisal of teachers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1335 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an education savings account program for certain children with special needs and other educational disadvantages. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1474 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1500 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the public school accountability system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1650 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to successful completion of a United States history dual credit course as an alternative to compliance with the United States history end-of-course assessment requirement. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1669 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain complaints concerning a student's participation in an extracurricular activity. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 1673 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1720 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to parental notice regarding an incident of lice in a public elementary school. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1776 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to including a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students and to eliminating the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 1799 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1838 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1842 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1886 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to dyslexia screening and testing in public schools, the employment of dyslexia specialists by regional education service centers, the development of a list of training opportunities for educators regarding dyslexia, and transition planning for students enrolled in a special education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1918 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to providing grants for professional development training for certain public school teachers. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1928 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to content requirements for an individualized education program developed for a public school student with autism or another pervasive developmental disorder. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1949 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to establishing a pilot program in designated public high schools in certain municipalities for placement of students in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs as an alternative to placement in disciplinary or juvenile justice alternative education programs. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1980 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the high school graduation of a student who transfers to a public school in this state after the student's junior year of high school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1993 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the authorization of alternative assessment instruments for use under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2014 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to designation of mathematics innovation zones by the commissioner of education and to the establishment of pay for success programs to provide necessary funding. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2093 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to a study and report by the commissioner of education concerning consideration of the performance of gifted and talented students under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2132 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to evaluating public school performance and implementing measures for public school accountability. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2243 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2244 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2246 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2247 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2258 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the establishment of the student mental health division within the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2263 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to continued monitoring of certain public school campuses that have been assigned a campus intervention team and the approval and modification of a campus turnaround plan submitted by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
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 2442 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the minutes of operation required for public school districts, charter schools, and other education programs and to calculating the average daily attendance for certain education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2456 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to authorizing school districts to suspend classes on primary and general election days and requiring the commissioner of education to adjust funding for certain related absences. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2616 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the discipline and behavior management of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three at a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2706 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to an adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2767 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to the implementation of certain rules regarding public school accountability adopted by the commissioner of education or the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2782 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the method used in rating public school districts and campuses for accountability purposes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2806 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to report certain information regarding expanded learning opportunities. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2941 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to improving the quality of teachers employed by a school district, teacher performance appraisals, and the hiring of mentor teachers. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2955 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil Relating to a waiver for a school district from state requirements that hinder the district's ability to effectively compete with charter or private schools. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2972 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the exemption of the absence from school of a student with a chronic or debilitating illness or condition from the calculation of student attendance for purposes of school accountability. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3014 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the composition of the student body of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3106 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne | et. al. Relating to state financial assistance for a school district to which an academically unacceptable school district is annexed. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3209 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the consideration for public school accountability purposes of certain students participating in regional day school programs for the deaf. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3231 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to financial accountability standards for charter schools operated by a public institution of higher education. House: Public Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3251 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the adjustment for rapid decline in taxable value of property for school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3290 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to evaluation of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3439 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al. Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3487 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the creation of an instructional materials web portal by the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3526 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to instructional materials and technology for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3531 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to state fiscal matters related to public education; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3607 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to secondary-level assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3615 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the ownership, sale, lease, and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3635 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to accountability and standards for districts of innovation. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3722 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to funding adjustments for school districts that annex academically unacceptable school districts. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 3737 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3778 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the adoption and administration of certain assessment instruments in primary and secondary education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3799 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to a certain requirement for an open-enrollment charter school's initial application or expansion amendment. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3813 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the creation of a pilot program to allow high schools in certain counties to connect to high-speed fiber-optic networks. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3828 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to accreditation interventions and sanctions. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3853 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the availability of certain behavioral health professionals at certain public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3861 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3865 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the approval and modification of a campus turnaround plan submitted by a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4027 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. House: Public Education Returned to Calendars Committee
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
HB 4139 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the creation of the Technology Lending Program to provide grants to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4140 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the instructional materials and technology allotment, open education resource instructional materials, and the State Board of Education long-range technology plan. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4193 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the establishment of a credit account program for students with disabilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 22 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 61 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 160 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based solely on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 193 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to Texas community schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 214 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 216 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 276 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 282 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the entitlement of a public school student to transfer to a public school campus with a higher overall performance rating under the school accountability system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 356 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 358 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 360 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 370 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the discipline and behavior management of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three at a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 463 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 490 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Relating to school counselors in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 531 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of individual graduation committee determinations for certain public school accountability and high school graduation purposes and to the use of other alternative methods for certain high school graduation purposes. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 604 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the determination of wealth per student for school districts with cost-effective spending and measurable student academic progress. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 606 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the authority of a school district of innovation to administer alternative assessment instruments to district students. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 615 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to requirements regarding assessment instruments required for public high school graduation and the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 647 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student and inclusion of the cost of education adjustment in the computation of weighted average daily attendance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 653 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the eligibility of certain employees or annuitants convicted of certain felony offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 748 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 777 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the availability of school counselors at public middle, junior high, and high school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 810 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the purchase and use of open educational resources. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 885 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the maximum number of semester credit hours allowed for and funding sources used to supplement a TEXAS grant and to the removal of obsolete references related to the Teach for Texas grant program. Senate: Higher Education Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1005 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the use of certain assessment instruments as secondary exit-level assessment instruments to allow certain public school students to receive a high school diploma. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1038 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to evaluation of public schools based on academic achievement and financial resources. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1061 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the powers and duties of the commissioner of education regarding granting additional charters for open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1153 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to parental rights and information regarding certain intervention strategies used with public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1177 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Koop, Linda
Relating to requirements for charter schools established for the benefit of certain juvenile offenders. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1211 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to designation of mathematics innovation zones by the commissioner of education and to the establishment of pay for success programs to provide necessary funding. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1247 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the effective date of certain actions taken by the commissioner of education against school districts that exceed the equalized wealth level and to reattachment of property detached from a school district by the commissioner of education to achieve the equalized wealth level. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1288 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument for public high school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1318 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to designation of mathematics innovation zones by the commissioner of education and to the establishment of pay for success programs to provide necessary funding. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1336 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment by the commissioner of education of an advanced computer science program for high school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1353 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to state funding for school districts, including a school district to which an academically unacceptable school district is annexed. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1398 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1404 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent
Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to report certain information regarding expanded learning opportunities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1419 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to eliminating the automatic admission of students to certain public institutions of higher education and scholarships for certain students who qualify for automatic admission. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1481 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Relating to the instructional materials and technology allotment, open education resource instructional materials, and the State Board of Education long-range technology plan. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1483 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the creation of the Technology Lending Program to provide grants to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1484 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of an instructional materials web portal by the commissioner of education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1553 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernal, Diego
Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school and to the refusal of entry to or ejection from school district property. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 1566 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to certain powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school and to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1610 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1657 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements for certain individuals who are no longer enrolled in school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1658 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the ownership, sale, lease, and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1659 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the commissioner of education accepting contributions for the public school system, adopting rules regarding grant compliance, and establishing grants for high-quality educational programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1660 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the minutes of operation required for public school districts, charter schools, and other education programs and to calculating the average daily attendance for certain education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 1688 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the student mental health division within the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1691 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the commissioner of education establishing an annual conference on methods to improve the mental health of students in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1784 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to open-source instructional material for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1837 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to financial accountability standards for charter schools operated by a public institution of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1873 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al.
Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1882 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Koop, Linda
Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1883 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the approval of open-enrollment charter schools and the review of challenges by open-enrollment charter schools or school districts to accountability determinations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1884 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1886 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the oversight of public education, including the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1890 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1891 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to a general employment review of persons who apply to school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and certain independent contractors for employment involving direct contact with students or children; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2049 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the adoption and administration of certain assessment instruments in primary and secondary education. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2051 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to evaluating public school performance. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 2063 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to eligibility for designation as and to accountability for districts of innovation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2072 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the appeal to the commissioner of education of certain actions or decisions of an open-enrollment charter school governing body. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2080 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to a requirement that school districts and open-enrollment charter schools report certain information regarding children with disabilities who reside in residential facilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 2084 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for public school students in blended learning programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2092 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the process for review after a decision to terminate a teacher's contract or suspend a teacher without pay. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2123 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a pilot program to allow high schools in certain counties to connect to high-speed fiber-optic networks. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2130 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to an application for a charter for an open-enrollment charter school and to the expansion of an open-enrollment charter school. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2141 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to requirements for a representative for a student in a special education due process hearing. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2145 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 2177 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2188 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the average daily attendance calculation for students over 18 years of age who are in an off home campus instructional arrangement. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2200 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to improving the quality of teachers employed by a school district, teacher performance appraisals, and the hiring of mentor teachers. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2225 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to speech protections for student newspapers in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 21 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to public school finance, including funding for the recruitment and retention of teachers and the support of participants in the public school employees group insurance program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 22 85-1 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 23 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 52 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an individualized education plan account program for certain children with disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 62 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to an adjustment under the foundation school program of the taxable value of property for school districts required to provide social security coverage for district employees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 64 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for classroom teacher salary increases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 65 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an appropriation of money from the general revenue fund for classroom teacher salary increases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 78 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to school district tax rates, property values, and tax collections used by the commissioner of education in allocating Foundation School Program funding. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 98 85-1 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 125 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 173 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to higher education curriculum review teams to review public school curriculum standards for college readiness purposes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 198 85-1 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to a study on an average pay increase for classroom teachers, the creation of certain teacher designations, teacher retention, and a teacher quality allotment under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 218 85-1 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 224 85-1 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 248 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 253 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to public school finance, including the establishment of a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 258 85-1 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 263 85-1 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the composition of the student body of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 320 85-1 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an education enhancement program for students with certain disabilities. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 353 85-1 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 354 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the adoption of teacher performance contracts for classroom teachers and an increased basic allotment for school districts that adopt those contracts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 355 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 374 85-1 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and requiring reporting through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 387 85-1 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 394 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to notification of an application for a charter for an open-enrollment charter school or of the establishment of an open-enrollment charter school campus and to an annual report by open-enrollment charter schools on transfer students and waiting lists for admission. Filed
SB 2 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the establishment of an education enhancement program for students with certain disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher. Filed
SB 35 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for classroom teacher salary increases. Filed
SB 40 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. Filed
SB 67 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the basic allotment under the foundation school program and the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Filed
SB 70 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to additional state aid for certain common school districts. Filed
SB 72 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts. Filed
SB 81 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts. Filed
SB 84 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the oversight of public education, including the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency. Filed
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 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to measures to support public school student academic achievement and high school, college, and career preparation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 47 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 51 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to limits on the size of certain classes in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 52 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 56 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate the English language proficiency standards used in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 66 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the performance of students of limited English proficiency on state assessment instruments and inclusion of related information in campus report cards. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 73 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to academic assessment of public school students with significant disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 279 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to eligibility for a public education grant of certain students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 313 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to employment of certified school counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 345 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to study the standards of the Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test administered to bilingual educators in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 355 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate class size limits in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 357 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the responsibilities of public school counselors. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 405 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate training provided to members of a school district board of trustees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 406 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to determine alternative methods of assessing the performance of public school students and school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 407 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to school district selection of an alternative assessment method in place of state-administered assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 462 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to successful completion of dual credit courses as an alternative to compliance with end-of-course assessment requirements. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 505 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of limitations on the number of dual credit courses or hours in which a public high school student may enroll. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 514 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the creation of an advisory council to research and make recommendations on the use of assessment instruments in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 522 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to establishing a pilot program in designated public high schools in certain municipalities for placement of students in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs as an alternative to placement in disciplinary or juvenile justice alternative education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 544 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to payment by a school district of the costs of developmental coursework provided by an institution of higher education under the success initiative. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 566 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at off-campus school-sanctioned events. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 568 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to a review by the commissioner of education of state law regarding student suspension, expulsion, or other disciplinary action and the implementation of that law by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 587 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a voter education program for high school seniors. House: Elections Left pending in committee
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 654 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to public school finance and the formation of school finance districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 676 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to School Bus Safety Week in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 727 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which high school students may accrue prepaid tuition units at public institutions of higher education by completing certain community service activities. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 729 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified school counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 730 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 741 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 742 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies administered to public school students in eighth grade. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 802 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the provision of a transportation allotment under the foundation school program based on the price of gasoline. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 807 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 829 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 842 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to review of public school instructional materials for compliance with accessibility standards. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 879 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to evaluating the performance of dropout recovery schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 925 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the balance maintained in a school district's general fund and associated requirements regarding the general fund. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 948 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 958 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 982 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1013 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to requirements regarding electronic access to instructional materials provided in printed book format purchased for public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1047 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1070 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to a reduction in the cost of attendance credits for certain school districts that purchase windstorm and hail insurance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1135 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a transportation allotment for a school district transporting students to dual credit courses. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1139 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1142 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1304 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of school committees to make determinations regarding graduation for certain public high school students who fail to perform satisfactorily on end-of-course assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1373 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an inexperienced or uncertified teacher. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1404 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the creation of a committee to evaluate special education services in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1414 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to a prohibition of restrictions on the grade levels at which a public high school student may be eligible to enroll in a dual credit course. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1434 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals and school counselors to a public school campus. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1474 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the placement of money in the state instructional materials fund and payment of the instructional materials allotment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1519 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1536 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1593 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to notification of parents regarding the immunization status of students enrolled at a public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1599 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to grants for school districts and campuses providing blended and individualized learning staff development activities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1600 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to the establishment of a grant program to assist school districts in developing or implementing innovative blended learning initiatives. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1677 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1706 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to reducing paperwork and duplicate reports required of a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1727 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to petitions by parents of students for the repurposing, alternative management, or closure of low-performing public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1759 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Postponed
HB 1763 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; providing for the ad valorem tax rate to be imposed after annexation of an insolvent or inoperative school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1767 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1773 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to examine the effectiveness of school counseling programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1796 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to public school choice, including school campus information, student transfers, the public education grant program, and the transportation allotment. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1798 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to local control school districts. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1801 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to a technology grant to be awarded to public school districts that have received certain performance ratings. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1802 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to providing public school students tutorials through the state virtual school network for end-of-course assessment instruments required for graduation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1842 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to public school accountability, including the intervention in and sanction of a public school that has received an academically unsuccessful performance rating for at least two consecutive school years and the designation of a school district as a district of innovation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 1866 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the authorization of alternative assessment instruments for use under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1867 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to state educational mandates imposed on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1869 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to courses or other activities offered by public schools for certain industry-recognized credentials or certificates. House: Public Education Referred directly to s/c on Educator Quality by chair
HB 1891 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to Texas community schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1892 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Texas community school grant program. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1894 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the balance maintained in a school district's general fund and associated requirements regarding the general fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2075 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2109 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to public school performance ratings. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2126 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to authorizing school districts to suspend classes on primary and general election days and requiring the commissioner of education to adjust funding for certain related absences. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2176 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to public school performance ratings. House: Public Education Referred to Public 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 2224 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to leadership development of public school administrators. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2251 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to an established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2293 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2349 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to public school assessment, performance standards, and course requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 2449 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students residing in care and treatment facilities and residential placement facilities. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2453 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2539 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2543 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to public school teacher performance appraisals, continuing education, professional development, career advancement, and compensation. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2609 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide mathematics instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2610 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the minimum number of minutes of instruction for students to be provided by public school districts and the scheduling of the last day of school for students by public school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2660 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in an optional flexible school day program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2668 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the cost of education index. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2792 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to access to certain information regarding the performance of public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2804 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to evaluation of public school performance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 2863 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. 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 3106 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the period of time allowed for appointment of a board of managers for a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3134 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the establishment of reading excellence teams. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3135 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the authority of school districts in certain counties to grant housing stipends to teachers employed by the districts and receive state reimbursement of those costs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3247 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions granted by public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3260 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a study and report regarding the use of open-source instructional materials at public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3281 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James Relating to public school accountability. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3282 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the coordination of, communication of best practices concerning, and collection of information pertaining to the provision of evidence-based behavioral services for students with autism spectrum disorder in this state. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3347 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to revocation of a charter for an open-enrollment charter school and procedures for the disposition of property owned by a charter school after revocation or surrender of a charter. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3375 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to ownership and control of property acquired with state funds by the charter holder of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3583 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to a pilot program in certain school districts exempting those districts from administering standard assessment instruments and authorizing alternative assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3596 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to public school safety and security policies, procedures, and practices. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3664 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3671 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3700 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in certain school districts to develop computer science education and professional development opportunities. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3816 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development for public school teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3875 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for public schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3885 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to procedures for public school district and campus performance evaluations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3886 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to assignment and appeal of public school district and campus performance ratings. House: Public Education Referred to Public 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 3955 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3992 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to the Texas School Accountability Dashboard. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4033 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to approval by the commissioner of education of an expansion or new school amendment for a charter holder previously denied a charter by the State Board of Education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4106 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program administered by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HR 3484 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1842. Reported enrolled
SB 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss; making conforming changes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 4 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 6 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to public school performance ratings. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 14 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to empowering the parents of students to petition for the reconstitution, repurposing, alternative management, or closure of low-performing public school campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 66 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public school and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 141 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a voter educator program for high school seniors. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 149 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to alternative methods for satisfying certain public high school graduation requirements, including the use of individual graduation committees. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 164 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a notification requirement if a school counselor is not assigned to a public school campus in certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 165 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 167 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment of certified school counselors by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 168 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Farias, Joe
Relating to temporary waiver of superintendent certification for employment of public school district superintendents. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 176 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Texas School Accountability Dashboard. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 214 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; providing for the ad valorem tax rate to be imposed after annexation of an insolvent or inoperative school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 243 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the cost of education adjustment. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 276 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program administered by the comptroller of public accounts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 278 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 299 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the form of the Legislative Budget Board's report of equalized funding elements to the commissioner of education and the legislature. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 312 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a required report made to a public school student, parent, and teacher regarding the student's performance on certain state-adopted or state-developed assessment instruments. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 471 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to reviews and investigations conducted by the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 496 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to Foundation School Program funding for certain students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 502 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to reducing paperwork and duplicate reports required of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 515 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 520 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 568 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to a classroom visual aid stipend for public school classroom teachers. 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 669 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 766 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates of a taxing unit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 893 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to public school teacher performance appraisals, continuing education, professional development, career advancement, and compensation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 894 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the state virtual school network. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 895 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 916 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the creation of a program to improve public education through partnerships between certain public school campuses and public universities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 934 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha
Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide mathematics instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 955 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Relating to permissible locations of open-enrollment charter schools created by certain institutions of higher education. 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 977 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a secondary-level English language learners' program for public school students of limited English proficiency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1011 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to public school choice, including school campus information, student transfers, the public education grant program, and the transportation allotment. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1012 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to local control school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1036 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to leadership development of public school administrators. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1065 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1114 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for public schools. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1126 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a prohibition of restrictions on the grade levels at which a public high school student may be eligible to enroll in a dual credit course. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1159 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to a prohibition of limitations on the number of dual credit courses or hours in which a public high school student may enroll. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1178 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to an interim study on an education savings account program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1222 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to issue subpoenas during an investigation of educator misconduct. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1241 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to authority of school districts, home-rule school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools to establish innovation zones and the authority of school districts to obtain designation as districts of innovation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1247 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1248 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1328 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1434 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to counting time spent by students participating in certain approved off-campus instructional programs in calculation of the average daily attendance for a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1455 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to certain required reports, plans, and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1483 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to Texas community schools. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1484 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the establishment of a community school grant program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1513 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to state funding for certain children to attend certain private school. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
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 1694 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1752 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to prekindergarten programs in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1757 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to grant charters for the establishment of certain charter schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1784 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to information regarding the number of school counselors in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1798 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1822 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to grants for school districts and campuses providing blended and individualized learning staff development activities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1867 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to excluding certain adult students receiving special education services from computation of completion rates for purposes of public school accountability. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1868 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1896 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to providing public school students tutorials through the state virtual school network for end-of-course assessment instruments required for graduation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1897 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to public school accountability, including the powers and duties of the commissioner of education regarding open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1898 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to revocation of a charter for an open-enrollment charter school and procedures for the disposition of property owned by a charter school after revocation or surrender of a charter. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
HB 5 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Returned to committee
HB 65 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 66 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which high school students may accrue prepaid tuition units at public institutions of higher education by completing certain community service activities. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 85 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to state administration of assessment instruments to public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 94 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to the validity and reliability of assessment instruments administered by the state in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 176 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 186 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 209 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the operation of special student recovery programs by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 210 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to issue subpoenas and conduct accreditation investigations. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 264 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 265 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 269 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a report required to be submitted by a campus intervention team assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 280 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 282 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 290 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to school district selection of assessment instruments in place of state-administered assessment instruments. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 300 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to an alternative system of public education governance that enhances school accountability, local control, and family empowerment in the educational system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 322 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to procedures for management of certain public school campuses and school districts that do not satisfy certain performance standards. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 324 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain facilities and service provider transactions between school districts and charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 344 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to an exit audit of a school district and an exit interview of a school district superintendent. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 454 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 462 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to state control of teacher appraisal criteria, curriculum standards, and assessment instruments. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 590 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to determining a child's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of a visual impairment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 596 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to state assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 599 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to educator retention at certain public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 617 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 640 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to public school accountability and end-of-course assessment instruments. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 645 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to authorization for granting, in response to petitions by parents, campus charters for certain public school campuses identified as unacceptable. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 659 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to state assessment instruments administered in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 670 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to state and school district assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 672 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of open-enrollment charter schools primarily serving students with disabilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 673 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 683 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the election of the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 742 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to a grant program for certain school districts to provide summer instruction primarily for students who are educationally disadvantaged and summer teaching opportunities for high-performing, new, and student teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 863 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to information regarding unfunded state educational mandates imposed on a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 866 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 882 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. House: Technology Considered in Calendars
HB 931 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett | et. al. Relating to eligibility for a public education grant of certain students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 946 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the reporting of information by a school district relating to certain offenses committed by certain students. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 974 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to adding an indicator to the School FIRST Rating Worksheet for the online posting of a school district's or open-enrollment charter school's check register. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 977 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to establishing a pilot program in designated public high schools in certain municipalities for placement of students in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs as an alternative to placement in disciplinary or juvenile justice alternative education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1053 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to a prohibition against use by certain school districts of state Foundation School Program money and local ad valorem tax revenue to fund certain lawsuits against the state. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1056 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to state assessment of public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1084 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the Texas Dual Language Elementary Education Grant Program. 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 1230 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an inexperienced or uncertified teacher. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1264 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to information regarding the number of public school students with dyslexia. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1328 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to data requirements and certain other requirements concerning students of limited English proficiency in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1423 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to multiple public school graduation plans for student success and economic competitiveness; creating an offense. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1434 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to payment of tuition to attend public schools for students holding certain United States student visas. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1568 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the accreditation status and eligibility for funding under the Foundation School Program of a district that knowingly violates the Texas Constitution. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1720 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the duties and number of certified counselors in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1751 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the public school educator excellence innovation program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1770 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund for grants to school districts to use in improving the security of school facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1771 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund for grants to school districts for the purchase of equipment for career and technology education courses. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1831 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1865 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to authorizing school districts to suspend classes on primary and general election days and requiring the commissioner of education to adjust funding for certain related absences. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1899 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1916 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to exempting students from certain end-of-course assessment instruments based on certain alternative performance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1926 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the operation of the state virtual school network and courses provided through other distance learning arrangements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1956 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1957 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the recovery school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1990 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to including certain home-schooled students in the average daily attendance of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2004 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the determination of certain exemptions from the administration of state assessment instruments to public school students and to the consideration of the performance of certain students on state assessment instruments. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2010 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to a career path initiative for public school students that includes career path guidance for students in certain grade levels, additional high school graduation programs, and a requirement for a minimum number of school counselors at certain schools. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2012 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to public school educators and certain other professional employees of school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2057 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to alternative dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with disabilities, including individualized education program facilitation. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2076 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to alternative assessment of certain public school students under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2140 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the manner in which school districts are ranked for purposes of the instructional facilities allotment. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2151 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a grant program to promote good citizenship and anger management. 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 2203 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to curriculum and end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation, including the establishment of a workforce certification program and the elimination of certain tax discounts to fund the program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2221 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a compliance report submitted to the United States Department of Education containing data concerning certain citations issued and certain incidences of students taken into custody on public school property. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2239 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to evaluating the adequacy of education provided to children in county jails. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2260 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the creation of an advisory council to research and make recommendations on the use of assessment instruments in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2402 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to prevention of discrimination and harassment in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2540 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to public school accountability, including assessment and curriculum requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2549 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the periodic review and revision of college and career readiness standards in public education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2552 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to administration of certain state assessment instruments only to a scientifically valid statistical sample of students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2574 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to a grant program to encourage certain school districts to retire debt or make capital improvements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2582 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to renewing charters for open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2643 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for appointment to a committee or panel that provides advice regarding the content or administration of assessment instruments used in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2651 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to a review by the commissioner of education of state law regarding student suspension, expulsion, or other disciplinary action and the implementation of that law by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2663 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to revocation of charters for certain open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2664 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to establishment of open-enrollment charter school campuses under existing charters under certain circumstances without applying for authorization. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2694 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the provision of credit by examination for public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2712 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2754 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2756 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the school finance system. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2821 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to a postsecondary education paths pilot program in certain independent school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2824 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2952 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the period of time allowed for issuance of decisions by the commissioner of education in certain appeals against school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2976 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al. Relating to parental involvement in certain procedures regarding a school campus receiving an unacceptable performance rating under certain circumstances. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2977 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the evaluation of public school teachers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2980 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to student transfers and to the maintenance and dissemination of certain school-related information. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2983 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; changing the amounts of certain fees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3034 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3155 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the expansion of the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3216 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3319 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to establishment, operation, and funding of charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3358 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an open-enrollment charter high school designed to prevent students from dropping out of school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3417 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to high school curriculum and assessment requirements for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3472 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to procedures for the submission by school districts of amended data through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3497 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Scott | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency through a taxpayer savings grant program. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3587 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3635 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the assignment of a licensed psychologist or professional counselor to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3721 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to facilitation by the state of refinancing of school district debt. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3789 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for the education of students attending campuses removed from the jurisdiction of a school district or open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3808 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al. Relating to evaluating the performance, including computing dropout and completion rates, of public schools designated as dropout recovery schools. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3884 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the creation of a pilot program for the identification and treatment of a concussion suffered by a student athlete. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 2 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to certain charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 3 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum and assessment requirements for graduation and funding in support of certain curriculum authorized for graduation. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Returned to committee
SB 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to determining a child's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of a visual impairment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 47 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the Education Code to Head Start programs and the authority of the commissioner of education to make a certain determination regarding those programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 65 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a program to recognize public schools with successful student health and fitness programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
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 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Relating to the operation of special student recovery programs by certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 123 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to issue subpoenas and conduct accreditation investigations. 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
SB 185 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to information regarding the number of public school students with dyslexia. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 218 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; changing the amounts of certain fees and providing for the ad valorem tax rate to be imposed after annexation of an insolvent or inoperative school district. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 225 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to curriculum and end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 240 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to public school accountability and end-of-course assessment instruments. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 378 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a study to determine public school facility needs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 401 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to a notification requirement if a school counselor is not assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 420 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to disproportionate discretionary disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or students enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 453 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to payment of tuition to attend public schools for students holding certain United States student visas. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 542 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to alternative dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with disabilities, including individualized education program facilitation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 544 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the transportation allotments provided under the Foundation School Program to school districts that permit students to select a campus of attendance. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
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 710 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to professional development institutes regarding education of students with disabilities to serve as a resource for public school teachers and paraprofessionals. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 712 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the financing of school district facilities and property tax relief for school district debt; providing for reduced property tax rates. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 713 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 716 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 775 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to public school finance. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 788 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a workforce high school diploma program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 792 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1030 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1109 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to suspending public school accountability ratings and certain interventions and sanctions for the 2012-2013 school year. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1115 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to reporting, standards, restrictions, and requirements regarding public school disciplinary actions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1117 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to establishing teacher advisory councils to provide public advice on issues that affect public education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1127 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to evaluating the performance, including computing dropout and completion rates, of public schools, including schools designated as dropout recovery schools and residential facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1141 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1142 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1223 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1263 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to allowing parents to petition for repurposing, alternative management, or closure of certain public school campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1298 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the provision of electronic courses in public schools, the state virtual school network, and school district digital capabilities. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1301 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to granting and revoking licenses for open-enrollment charter schools and to exempting certain open-enrollment charter schools from assignment of a performance rating. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1304 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to school district reports concerning corporal punishment and the issuance of citations by a peace officer. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
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 1403 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to public school teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1407 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the recovery school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1409 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to public information regarding facilities of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Open Government
Referred to Public Education
SB 1464 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a postsecondary education paths pilot program in certain independent school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1469 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to alternative assessment of certain public school students under the public school accountability system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1521 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for dropout prevention. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1538 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Relating to evaluating the performance, including computing dropout and completion rates, of public schools designated as dropout recovery schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1557 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to business and nonprofit organization participation in supporting early college high schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1575 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency through a taxpayer savings grant program. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1587 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1615 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the administration of accelerated instruction programs. 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 1724 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to end-of-course assessment instruments administered to public high school students and other measures of secondary-level performance. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1786 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the restriction of certain foods at public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1799 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al.
Relating to the period of time allowed for issuance of decisions by the commissioner of education in certain appeals against school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 30 83-1 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses. Filed
SB 8 83-1 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. Filed
SB 22 83-1 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses. Filed
SB 29 83-1 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Filed
SB 37 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the number of charters that may be granted for open-enrollment charter schools. Filed
SB 38 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Filed
SB 12 83-2 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities. Filed
SB 14 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Filed
SB 18 83-2 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Filed
SB 21 83-3 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Co-author authorized
HB 6 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
HB 22 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to information regarding the citizenship and immigration status of public school students. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 29 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to considering the assessment instrument results of certain students in evaluating school district and campus performance. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 62 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 284 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 285 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 359 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to discipline in public schools, including the use of certain disciplinary methods and the prosecution of certain children for school-related offenses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 391 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to termination of a public school teacher's term contract and discharge of the teacher at any time on the basis of a school district's financial exigency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 400 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to flexibility for public schools to administer primary and secondary education efficiently. House: Public Education Postponed
HB 492 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to procedures for management of certain public school campuses and school districts that do not satisfy certain performance standards. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 493 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to evaluation under the public school accountability system of the delivery of library resources. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 500 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to state-adopted assessment instruments administered to public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
HB 511 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 516 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the closure of a school campus by the board of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 560 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to electronic textbooks, state-developed open-source textbooks, and other instructional materials for public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 732 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $30,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 860 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the categories of performance for which a public school campus may receive a distinction designation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 881 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to abolishing the State Board of Education and transferring the functions of the board to the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 920 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to educational involvement agreements setting forth the respective responsibilities of students, parents, teachers, and principals in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1017 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a notification requirement if a counselor is not assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1093 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to reporting individual student performance on a physical fitness assessment instrument to the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1104 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the phasing out of ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly persons by 2021. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1140 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation of the Permanent School Fund Management Council to manage the permanent school fund; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1186 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1216 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to required attendance at a dropout prevention seminar by a student older than the age of compulsory school attendance who intends to drop out of school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1307 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to alternative assessment of certain public school students under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1326 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the optional flexible school day program provided by school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1359 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1367 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to a school district exemption from state requirements, restrictions, and prohibitions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1369 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the establishment of open-enrollment charter schools and of new campuses of existing charter schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1370 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to establishment of the Texas Construction Academy as a residential construction training and high school center for certain public high school students and high school graduates. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1386 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the public health threat presented by youth suicide and the qualification of certain persons serving as marriage and family therapists in school districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1396 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a report required to be submitted by a campus intervention team assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1423 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Relating to restrictions on written information required to be provided by public school teachers and a study by the commissioner of education concerning implementation of the restrictions. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1437 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1585 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to certain eligibility requirements of the Teach for Texas Loan Repayment Assistance Program. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1587 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the evaluation of public school teachers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1588 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1672 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1741 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to a parental involvement pilot program in certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1846 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to state interventions and sanctions under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2020 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to state aid for certain juvenile justice alternative education programs that enter into certain revenue sharing agreements. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2038 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to prevention, treatment, and oversight of concussions affecting public school students participating in interscholastic athletics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2121 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to educator retention at certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2123 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the eligibility of students to have costs of college advanced placement tests or international baccalaureate examinations paid under agreements between the commissioner of education and the College Board and Educational Testing Service or the International Baccalaureate Organization. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2135 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the administration of end-of-course and other assessment instruments to certain public school students enrolled below the high school level. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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
HB 2211 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the availability of individual student performance on a physical fitness assessment instrument. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2365 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 2441 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to public junior college employee participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2485 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2509 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the implementation of the administration of end-of-course assessment instruments for high school courses in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2513 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to developing a list of preferred vendors that provide support to open-enrollment charter schools in using the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2535 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a requirement that middle, junior high, and high school and higher education students wear reflective clothing or gear while participating in nighttime athletic events or activities; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2572 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2652 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2700 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2721 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2773 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2816 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to eliminating certain mandates on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2843 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the provision of additional opportunities for instruction through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2848 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of a school district that imposes a maintenance and operations tax at a rate below the rate otherwise required for entitlement to state funding. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2870 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2877 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to required sale or lease of unused or underutilized school district facilities to charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2926 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to reporting by school districts for purposes of the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) of data on students who drop out or otherwise leave public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3058 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a program for developing alternative local models for the appraisal and professional development of public school teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3083 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to exemption from assessment instruments for students attending public school campuses that are awarded certain distinction designations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3088 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3233 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3261 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the establishment of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3263 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to higher education curriculum review teams to review public school curriculum standards for college readiness purposes. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3278 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to membership of the commissioner of education and the Texas Education Agency in certain advisory committees, commissions, task forces, and other similar entities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3339 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to the conversion of certain public school campuses to charter campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3463 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Relating to paperwork requirements and unfunded mandates imposed on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3466 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to authorization for granting, in response to petitions by parents, campus charters for certain public school campuses identified as unacceptable. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3467 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3469 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the periodic review and revision of college and career readiness standards in public education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3504 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to transferring primary authority for the adoption of the public school curriculum and textbooks from the State Board of Education to the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3506 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the use of transportation allotment funds by school districts to provide bus passes or cards to certain students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3528 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to distribution of revenue under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3639 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to state fiscal matters related to public and higher education. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3681 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to assessments of physical fitness of public school students and campus ratings based on that assessment. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3708 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to measures regarding high school completion and enrollment in higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 3712 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the reporting of information by a school district relating to certain offenses committed by certain students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3713 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a grant program to promote good citizenship. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3769 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to allowing driver education courses to be delivered by course providers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3787 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 85 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Permanent School Fund Management Council to assume the duty of the State Board of Education to manage the permanent school fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 91 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment dissolving the State Board of Education and creating the Texas Education Commission. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 3 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 4 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to certification, continuing education, and appraisal of public school teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 6 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
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 50 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to regulatory authority for courses taken by public high school students for both high school and college credit. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 53 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 149 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 224 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the award of a distinction designation to a public school campus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 226 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to reporting individual student performance on a physical fitness assessment instrument to the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 296 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the mitigation of the impact of residential development in public school districts. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 405 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a notification requirement if a counselor is not assigned to a public school campus. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 406 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a notification requirement if a counselor is not assigned to a public school campus. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 468 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 518 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to initiatives designed to improve performance of public school students, including initiatives specifically for students enrolled at the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade levels. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 570 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to beginning teacher induction and mentoring programs for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 593 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to disproportionate disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or ethnicity or students enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 597 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 738 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to a parental role in determining sanctions applied to a public school campus under certain circumstances. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 835 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to prevention, treatment, and management of concussions affecting public and private school students participating in interscholastic athletics. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 866 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 946 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1091 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1105 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1129 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of a school district that imposes a maintenance and operations tax at a rate below the rate otherwise required for entitlement to state funding. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1142 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to revision of open-enrollment charter school charters to add charter schools under certain circumstances. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1328 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to optional dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with a disability, including individualized education program facilitation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1330 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to driving safety courses for individuals younger than 25 years of age receiving deferred disposition for certain traffic offenses. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
SB 1348 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to higher education curriculum review teams to review public school curriculum standards for college readiness purposes. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1383 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to an appraisal and professional development system for public school principals. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1454 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the membership and duties of the interagency obesity council. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1481 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to allowing driver education courses to be delivered by course providers. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1483 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1497 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1533 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1557 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1563 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the methodology for the certification of funds to support satisfactory performance on certain state assessments. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1581 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to state fiscal matters, and certain administrative and business matters, related to public and higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1590 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1622 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a secondary-level English language learners' program for public school students of limited English proficiency. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1627 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to creation and administration of a program to provide grants for certain elementary and secondary students for academic achievement. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1642 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to transferring primary authority for the adoption of the public school curriculum and textbooks from the State Board of Education to the commissioner of education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1704 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to educator preparation programs. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1813 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the Education Code to Head Start programs and the authority of the commissioner of education to make a certain determination regarding those programs. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1836 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to revision of open-enrollment charter school charters to add charter schools under certain circumstances. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1872 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to revising, revoking, or denying renewal of charters of open-enrollment charter schools under certain circumstances. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 6 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools, and the administration of state assessment instruments to public school students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 8 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to flexibility for public schools to administer primary and secondary education efficiently. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 17 82-1 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the minimum salary for and minimum service required of certain public school employees. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Postponed
HB 18 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to elementary class size limits in public schools. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 39 82-1 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to revising, revoking, or denying renewal of charters of open-enrollment charter schools under certain circumstances. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 44 82-1 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consolidation of, or detachment and annexation of territory in, certain school districts and the board of trustees of those districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 55 82-1 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to increasing fiscal flexibility through the provision of state aid for certain juvenile justice alternative education programs that enter into certain revenue sharing agreements. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 70 82-1 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a financial exigency of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 72 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 197 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
HR 198 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
HR 199 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8. Reported enrolled
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011, and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 6 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools; providing penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 8 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 30 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the state virtual school network. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 31 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 33 82-1 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to revising, revoking, or denying renewal of charters of open-enrollment charter schools under certain circumstances. Filed
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 105 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SR 106 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8. Reported enrolled
SR 107 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 3 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public school accountability, curriculum, and promotion requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 86 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 99 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to a modified instructional calendar for public high schools providing an early college education program. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
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 262 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to information regarding the citizenship status of students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 367 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to restrictions on written information required to be provided by school districts and public school teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 624 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to state funding for school districts for transportation of students who would be subject to hazardous traffic conditions while walking. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 625 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the public school finance system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 727 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the closure of a public school campus that is being used as an emergency evacuation shelter. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 771 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 828 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students with disabilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 829 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to appeals to the commissioner of education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 860 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 905 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to procedures for management of certain public school campuses and school districts identified as academically unacceptable. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1017 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to grants to certain school districts and countywide public school transportation systems to be used to pay costs in purchasing school buses capable of using natural gas or propane as fuel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1085 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to an after-school pilot program offered by school districts to middle and junior high school students and their parents to prepare students for postsecondary education and training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1153 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to expanding the public high school curriculum to promote personal financial literacy. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1192 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to a pilot project in certain school districts exempting those districts from state requirements, restrictions, and prohibitions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1235 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to establishing the Legislative Education Board and transferring to the Legislative Education Board the statutorily assigned functions and activities of the State Board of Education and certain functions of the Legislative Budget Board. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1238 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to sanctions that may be imposed on public school campuses identified as academically unacceptable for two consecutive school years. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1273 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to reporting of and an adjustment under the school finance system for benefits received by school districts or associated foundations or other entities in connection with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Public Education Left pending in committee

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