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HB 149 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the eligibility of school bus drivers for unemployment compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 891 86-0 (2019) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to a highway toll exemption for public school buses. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1381 86-0 (2019) Author: Wray, John Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for an aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury that is committed in or on school property or on a passenger transportation vehicle of a primary or secondary school. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2656 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon Relating to 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. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2661 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to requiring school districts to adopt a policy regarding the idling of the engine of a school bus. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 3134 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the operation of a public school transportation system in certain counties. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3242 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to establishing a minimum wage for school bus drivers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4070 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of passing a school bus; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 4484 86-0 (2019) Author: Wray, John Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 79 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the elimination of a requirement that certain buses that transport schoolchildren be equipped with three-point seat belts. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 383 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to a highway toll exemption for public school buses. Senate: Transportation No action taken in committee
SB 926 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Middleton, Mayes
Relating to the operation of a public school transportation system in certain counties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Postponed
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 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
HB 230 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the eligibility of school bus drivers for unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 859 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; creating an offense; providing for the imposition of penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1188 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1979 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2683 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to the use of regional mobility authority toll projects by public school buses. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2880 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the criminal punishment for the threatened exhibition or use of a firearm in or on school property or on a school bus. House: Public Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3421 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the types of medical professionals who may conduct an examination of certain school bus drivers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4010 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to school district transportation services; authorizing a fee. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 194 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the use of seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 693 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1731 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities, and to certain duties, responsibilities, and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the abolishment of certain of those entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 2294 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the use of regional mobility authority toll projects by public school buses. Senate: Transportation Received from the Senate
HB 60 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to the use of regional mobility authority toll projects by public school buses. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 171 85-1 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to prosecution of certain offenses involving and preemption of local regulation of the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 15 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to prosecution of certain offenses involving and preemption of local regulation of the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle. Senate: Business & Commerce Received from the Senate
SB 25 85-1 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to distracted driving; creating a criminal offense. Filed
HB 243 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the route a school bus takes when transporting a public school student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 294 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the eligibility of school bus drivers for unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 343 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the transportation of public school students in certain vehicles. Filed
HB 344 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the transportation of public school students. Filed
HB 576 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to service retirement benefits payable by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to certain bus drivers who return to work. House: Pensions Withdrawn from schedule
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 1174 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the types of medical professionals who may conduct an examination of certain school bus drivers. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1398 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax applicable to motor vehicles used by transportation companies for certain purposes. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3020 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the offense of passing a school bus; increasing a fine. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 724 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax applicable to motor vehicles used by transportation companies for certain purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1405 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus or commercial charter bus while the bus is parked at a public school, school event, or field trip destination. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1095 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the eligibility of school bus drivers for unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1174 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the penalties for illegally passing a stopped school bus. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2367 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to discipline of public school students by school bus drivers. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3183 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the types of medical professionals who may conduct an examination of certain school bus drivers. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3215 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3478 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; providing for the imposition of penalties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 640 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the designation of a regular location for purposes of obtaining transportation to and from a child's public school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1541 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to discipline of public school students by school bus drivers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 110 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the use of safety guards or flaps on certain buses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 676 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the creation of an offense for certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1203 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or in a school crossing zone. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1256 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to consideration of the consolidation of school bus operations in certain counties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1336 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; providing for the imposition of penalties. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1485 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; providing for the imposition of penalties. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1498 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or in a school crossing zone. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 149 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the penalty for illegally passing a stopped school bus. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 336 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the requirement that school districts conduct emergency school bus evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 374 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 460 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the proximity of a school bus stop to the residence of a sex offender. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 474 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; providing for the imposition of penalties. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 726 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the frequency and content of school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 734 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to certain requirements for school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 854 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the repeal of the requirement that school districts conduct emergency school bus evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 996 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1331 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to the frequency of required school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1559 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the frequency of required school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2361 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to certain requirements for school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2871 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to grants to school district and countywide public school transportation systems to be used to pay costs in purchasing school buses capable of using propane as fuel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3175 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to discipline of public school students by school bus drivers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4208 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or school event. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4499 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to school bus safety. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4628 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to school bus safety, including the authority of a school district to implement a monitoring system that captures images of vehicles passing illegally; creating an offense and providing for the imposition of civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 300 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to eliminating or modifying certain mandates on school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 356 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the frequency and content of school bus emergency evacuation training. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 635 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to certain requirements for school bus emergency evacuation training. House: Public Education
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2060 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; providing for the imposition of penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Public Education
SB 2220 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to school bus safety. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 63 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the proximity of a school bus stop to the residence of a sex offender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported unfavorably
HB 229 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to three-point seat belts on school buses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 323 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1291 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the clean school bus program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1791 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to safety seats on school buses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1843 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a monitoring system that records images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; providing for the imposition of civil penalties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2431 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the use of a safety belt by a school bus operator. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2433 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the operation of a school bus; creating an offense. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3190 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to school bus safety; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3457 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or school event. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 118 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to three-point seat belts on school buses. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 148 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to funding for safety or lap belts for school buses owned by a school district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 529 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the clean school bus program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 724 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1078 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the operation of a school bus; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1079 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to school bus safety; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 1080 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the use of a safety belt by a school bus operator; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 1081 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to multifunction school activity buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 1082 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1583 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the prompt and efficient response to flooding and evacuations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
SB 1713 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the authority of a parent to designate a child-care facility or grandparent's residence for purposes of transportation provided by a public school transportation system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 444 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to the proximity of a school bus stop to the residence of a sex offender or sexually violent predator. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 501 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the criminal penalty for the unlawful delivery of a dangerous drug on a school bus or in a drug-free zone. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 610 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the creation of an offense of using a telephone while operating a school bus. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 795 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the use of flashing warning signal lights by a school bus. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1018 79-0 (2005) Author: Noriega, Melissa
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the amount of liability insurance required to be maintained on certain school buses owned by a motor carrier. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2127 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to transportation to and from a disciplinary alternative education program or juvenile justice alternative education program and the length of a school day at a disciplinary alternative education program. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3038 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to transportation to and from a disciplinary alternative education program or juvenile justice alternative education program and the length of a school day at a disciplinary alternative education program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3469 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the establishment of a program to provide grants to be used to reduce emissions of diesel exhaust from school buses and to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan to fund the program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 512 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the criminal penalty for the unlawful delivery of a dangerous drug on a school bus or in a drug-free zone. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 614 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the amount of liability insurance required to be maintained on certain school buses owned by a motor carrier. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 643 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to funding for safety or lap belts in public school buses. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1248 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to contracts by a school board with a juvenile board for public school transportation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1333 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to transportation to and from a disciplinary alternative education program or juvenile justice alternative education program and the length of a school day at a disciplinary alternative education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1376 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the authority of a parent to designate a child-care facility or grandparent's residence for purposes of transportation provided by a public school transportation system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
HB 771 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of an offense of using a telephone while operating a school bus. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 787 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the punishment for the offense of passing a school bus. House: Law Enforcement Considered in Calendars
HB 1927 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. House: Public Education Subcommittee members named
HB 2224 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3041 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to school bus safety standards. House: Government Reform
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
SB 617 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the operation of public school transportation systems. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1662 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 264 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to a requirement that school buses be equipped with mobile telephones. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 448 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to reimbursement for the costs of transportation of a student to a magnet school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1311 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to air-conditioning of certain school buses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1488 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to the issuance of bonds by school districts for the purchase of school buses. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1738 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to a study of the costs of providing transportation services for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 2043 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to safety standards for buses used to transport students. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2057 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to allowing certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to be employed as school bus drivers without losing retirement benefits. House: Pensions & Investments Considered in Calendars
HB 2688 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio | et. al. Relating to school bus passenger safety. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HJR 51 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize school districts to purchase insurance to cover students who are injured while riding as passengers in a vehicle operated by or for the school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 165 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to reimbursement for the costs of transportation of a student to a magnet school. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1671 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to the issuance of bonds by school districts for the purchase of school buses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1696 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the regulation of the subdivision of land under the jurisdiction of counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 285 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to a requirement that school buses be equipped with mobile telephones. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 372 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the disposition of certain juveniles who engage in conduct that constitutes an offense while on a school bus. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 385 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain buses used to transport students to school-related activities. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 796 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the circumstances in which the murder of an individual is punishable as a capital offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1409 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to eligibility to conduct a mental and physical examination of a school bus operator. House: Public Safety
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1694 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to safety seats on certain school buses. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1744 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to additional equipment requirements for school buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HJR 59 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize school districts to purchase personal injury protection insurance to cover students who are injured while riding as passengers in a vehicle operated by or for the school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 470 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to state financial assistance for juvenile justice alternative education programs that provide student transportation. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 836 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to certain buses used to transport students to school-related activities. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
House passage as amended reported
HB 375 70-0 (1987) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to requiring safety belts on school buses. House: Transportation Pending in committee
HB 413 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to transportation for certain pupils in public school prekindergarten. House: Public Education Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1007 70-0 (1987) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the identification of vehicles owned and used by school districts and institutions of higher education; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2155 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to school bus purchases. House: Public Education Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 270 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to safety belts and seat backs on school buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Record vote
SB 1286 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to the qualifications of school bus drivers for hearing impaired students. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1473 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to a contract for use, acquisition, or lease of school buses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 158 69-0 (1985) Author: Cavazos, Eddie
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to requiring safety belts on school buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 249 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to requiring safety belts on school buses. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 267 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to authorizing rooftop warning lamps and movable stop arms on school buses. House: Transportation Effective immediately
HB 354 69-0 (1985) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to the penalty for passing a school bus while the bus is stopped. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 508 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the use of safety equipment on school buses stopping on a highway to load or unload children. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 913 69-0 (1985) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to punishment for the offense of passing a school bus while the bus is stopped. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1589 69-0 (1985) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to the purchase of school vehicles. House: Public Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 208 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the use of certain lights on school buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1286 68-0 (1983) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob" Relating to an exemption for school districts from taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel used in school buses. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 2096 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to ensuring qualified individuals with hearing disabilities the right to serve as chauffeurs of school vehicles used in the transportation of deaf students; and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 763 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hall, Lanny
Relating to contracting to provide for the transportation of public school students. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
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SB 890 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John Relating to contracting to provide for the transportation of public school students. Senate: Education No action taken
HCR 64 68-2 (1984) Author: Patrick, Kae Requesting the Department of Public Safety to study use of stop arms on school buses. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Committee on Law Enforcement
SCR 9 68-2 (1984) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Requesting the Department of Public Safety to study the advisability of authorizing the placement of rooftop strobe lights on school buses, and make a report to the 69th Legislature. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
SCR 17 68-2 (1984) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Patrick, Kae
Requesting the Department of Public Safety to initiate a pilot study of the effectiveness of stop arms on school buses, and make a report to the 69th legislature. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
HB 278 67-0 (1981) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to the operation of a vehicle marked as a school bus. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
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HB 1652 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 88 66-0 (1979) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to safety regulations for school buses. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 160 66-0 (1979) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to school bus routes. House: Public Education Coauthor authorized
HB 210 66-0 (1979) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to eligibility of public school students for transportation cost allotments under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 455 66-0 (1979) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the requirement that school bus drivers give bond. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1468 66-0 (1979) Author: Atkinson, Hamp Relating to public school transportation. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1703 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, Tip Relating to required driving courses for school bus drivers. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1963 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, Tip Relating to children standing in school buses. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1992 66-0 (1979) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the use of school transportation services for nonschool activities. House: Public Education Comm. report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2074 66-0 (1979) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the use of school buses for extracurricular activities. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 517 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to the bonds required of school bus drivers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 931 66-0 (1979) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to children standing in school buses. Senate: Education Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 1082 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Jackson, Lee
Relating to use of school buses and services in connection with their operation and maintenance for nonschool activities. . House: Public Education
Senate: Education
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HB 79 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to transportation costs allotments under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 196 65-0 (1977) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to the purchase, inspection, operation, and funding of school buses. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 271 65-0 (1977) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to eligibility of public school students for transportation cost allotments under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 272 65-0 (1977) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to eligibility of public school students for transportation cost allotments under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 349 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the use of school buses for nonschool activities. House: Public Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 884 65-0 (1977) Author: Miller, Chris
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the use school buses for nonschool activities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 1045 65-0 (1977) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to the use of school buses for nonschool activities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Education
HB 1657 65-0 (1977) Author: Cates, Phil Relating to the allowable total base cost of transportation under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 496 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Miller, Chris
Relating to the use of school buses for nonschool activities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 94 64-0 (1975) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the purchase and operation of school buses; repealing conflicting laws. House: Public Education Failed to pass to engrossment
HB 231 64-0 (1975) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the eligibility of elementary school children for transportation cost allotments under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 232 64-0 (1975) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to transportation cost allotments under the Minimum Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 241 64-0 (1975) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to regulations requiring an emergency exit in the roof of each school bus purchased for the transportation of public school students. House: Public Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 831 64-0 (1975) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to the purchase, inspection, and operation of school buses. House: Transportation Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 1143 64-0 (1975) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the purchase and operation of school buses. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1518 64-0 (1975) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to revising the Texas Educational Code to allow county and local school districts to supplement state funds for the purposes of contracting with public transportation companies for transportation of pupils. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
SB 349 64-0 (1975) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the purchase and operation of school buses. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 24 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the purchase and operation of school buses. House: Education Subcommittee hearing notice posted
HB 107 63-0 (1973) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to the purchase and operation of school buses; amending Subchapter F, Chapter 21, Texas Education Code; repealing conflicting laws; and declaring an emergency. House: Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 865 63-0 (1973) Author: Munson, Ben
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to the requirement of certain safety equipment on school buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1108 63-0 (1973) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the prosecution of persons violating the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways, which concerns the overtaking and passing of school buses. House: Transportation Committee hearing date
HB 1203 63-0 (1973) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the eligibility of elementary school children for transportation cost allotments under the Foundation School Program. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1387 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to certification of school bus drivers. House: Education
Senate: Administration
Filed without Governor's signature
HB 1612 63-0 (1973) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to sharing of special teacher units and providing transportation systems in certain school districts; amending Sections 4 and 5, Chapter 493, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967 (Article 26881-2, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 190 63-0 (1973) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to the standing of children in school buses; providing for an effective date. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Reported favorably
SB 757 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to transportation of school children. Senate: Finance Sent to subcommittee
SB 875 63-0 (1973) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Amending Subsection (a), Section 5, Chapter 173, Acts of the 47th Legislature, Regular Session, 1941, as amended (Article 6687b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), relating to certification of school bus drivers; and declaring an emergeny. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably
HB 848 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe | et. al. Relating to the purchase and operation of school buses.
HB 1158 62-0 (1971) Author: Lovell, James L. Relating to repealing the requirement for bonding of school bus drivers.
HB 1232 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to removing the requirement that no child living within the city limits of a city having a public transportation system may be eligible for transportation to school at state expense unless he resides more than two miles from the transportation service.
HR 198 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, John Requesting the Texas Education Agency to make sure no child stands while riding a school bus.
SB 738 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to removing the requirement that no child living within the city limits of a city having a public transportation system may be eligible for transportation to school at State expense unless he resides more than two miles from the transportation service, measured by the nearest practical route.
HB 150 61-0 (1969) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to school transportation systems for certain elementary school children.
HB 216 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to transportation of school children.
HB 789 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to safety regulations for discharging pupils from a school bus that must cross a highway or street.
HB 1008 61-0 (1969) Author: Bray, Jamie Houston Relating to transportation cost allotments for school districts in urban areas.
SB 157 61-0 (1969) Author: Strong, Jack B. | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes so as to establish a minimum salary for school bus drivers; providing additional funds required.
HB 48 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to amending certain statutes relating to safety regulations for discharging pupils from a school bus that must cross a highway or street.
HB 120 60-0 (1967) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to amending certain acts so as to establish a minimum salary for school bus drivers.
HB 1142 60-0 (1967) Author: Head, Fred Relating to amending certain articles so as to authorize the use under certain conditions of County School Transportation Fund and District Transportation Fund for school bus transportation of public school pupils on school-sponsored extracurricular activity and field trips.
SB 88 60-0 (1967) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to establish a minimum salary for school bus drivers; providing additional funds required.
HB 104 59-0 (1965) Author: McClinton, Travis V. Relating to providing additional school bus services in specified school districts.
HB 145 59-0 (1965) Author: McDonald, Guy V. Relating to establishing and fixing a minimum monthly salary that shall be paid school bus drivers employed by public school district entities or proper county school authorities for such regular services performed.
HB 355 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to authorizing county boards of school trustees and independent school districts to contract for school bus service with public transportation companies as an alternative to operating public school transportation systems.
HB 736 59-0 (1965) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to public transportation service under the Foundation School Program Act.
HB 66 58-0 (1963) Author: McDonald, Guy V. Relating to establishing and fixing a minimum monthly salary that shall be paid school bus drivers employed by public school district entities or proper county school authorities for such regular services performed; permitting the payment of a higher salary; effective for the scholastic year, 1963-64 and thereafter.
HB 744 58-0 (1963) Author: Lack, D. Emmett | et. al. Relating to establishing responsibility for failure to stop for school bus under certain conditions, and providing a penalty for such violation.
HB 886 58-0 (1963) Author: Banfield, Myra Davis | et. al. Relating to vesting joint and complete authority and responsibility in the Texas Education Agency and the State Board of Control, by and with the advice of the Director of the Department of Public Safety, to adopt and enforce regulations governing the design, color, lighting and other equipment, construction, and operation of all school buses used for the transportation of school children.
HB 287 57-0 (1961) Author: Parsons, Sam H. Relating to amending a certain Act increasing the allowable total bus costs for each school bus and providing a salary for the drivers thereof.
SB 191 57-0 (1961) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending a certain Act to increase the allowable total bus costs for each school bus and providing a monthly minimum salary for the drivers thereof.
HB 571 56-0 (1959) Author: Mays, Jr., Abe M. | et. al. Relating to amending the Foundation School Program Act by providing for a minimum monthly salary of One Hundred Twenty-five Dollars ($125.00) for school bus drivers, which amount shall be allocated from the Foundation School Fund and shall be separate and apart from the purchase, maintenance, and operating cost of each transportation unit of the Foundation School Program.
SB 251 56-0 (1959) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending the Foundation School Program Act to provide for a minimum monthly salary of One Hundred Twenty-five Dollars ($125.00) for school bus drivers, which amount shall be allocated from the Foundation School Fund and shall be separate and apart from the purchase, maintenance, and operating cost of each transportation unit of the Foundation School Program.
HB 76 55-0 (1957) Author: Ferrell, Ben Relating to amending certain Acts by directing the State Highway Commission to erect signs on state highways to acquaint motorists with the provisions of this Section, which relates to the overtaking and passing of school buses.
HB 204 55-0 (1957) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to eliminate the 1949-50 exception "cost factor" clause in order that transportation funds may be allotted on the formula basis established therein; authorizing a School Bus Revolving Fund.
HB 584 55-0 (1957) Author: Mays, Jr., Abe M. | et. al. Relating to the Foundation School Program so as to provide for a minimum monthly salary of One Hundred and Twenty-five Dollars for school bus drivers, which amount shall be allocated from the Foundation School Fund and shall be separate and apart from the purchase, maintenance and operating cost of transportation units.
HB 792 55-0 (1957) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to amending the School Foundation Program so as to provide that a school child who resides with a city which has a public transportation system and such child resides within two miles of the city public transportation system, such child shall be eligible to be transported at state expense if the city public transportation system does not provide bus routes that will transport the child within 1/2 mile of the school he attends, but in no case shall such child be transported at state expense if he resides within two miles of the school he attends.
HB 873 55-0 (1957) Author: Sutton, Jr., Robert Keltner Relating to amending certain Acts providing transportation at State expense for certain school children who reside within a city that has a public transportation system when it is impractical for such children to use the city public transportation system.
SB 102 55-0 (1957) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to transportation for public school pupils in order that transportation funds may be allotted on the formula basis; authorizing a School Bus Revolving Fund.
SB 396 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Acts providing transportation at State expense for certain school children who reside within a city that has a public transportation system when it is impractical for such children to use the city public transportation system.
SB 402 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to the School Foundation Program, amending certain Acts to provide that a school child who resides within a city which has a public transportation system and such child resides within two miles of the city public transportation system, such child shall be eligible to be transported at State expense if the city public transportation system does not provide bus routes that will transport the child within 1/4 mile of the school he attends, but in no case shall such child be transported at State expense if he resides within two miles of the school he attends.
HB 48 54-0 (1955) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending the Foundation School Program Act by adding a section requiring the payment of a stated minimum salary to school bus drivers employed to operate buses having a capacity of 30 or more; fixing the operative date of this Act.
HB 83 54-0 (1955) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending the Foundation School Program At so as to authorize county and district boards of school trustees to furnish transportation to handicapped children and to permit the payment of transportation costs by the State; defining handicapped children; fixing the operative date of this Act.
HB 534 54-0 (1955) Author: Crosthwait, John L. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to school bus transportation provided in the Foundation School Program Act.
HB 698 54-0 (1955) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to authorize a County Board of School Trustees to purchase property and mortgage it and pledge its transportation cost allotment in such portion and for such period as is approved by the State Commissioner of Education for the purpose of providing housing and maintenance facilities for school buses.
HB 699 54-0 (1955) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to make withdrawal of an independent school district from the county public school transportation system discretionary with the County Board of School trustees, or on appeal, the State Commissioner of Education.
HB 801 54-0 (1955) Author: Turman, James Arthur "Jimmy" Relating to amending certain Acts to authorize the deposit of transportation funds allotments in local maintenance funds of independent school districts operating their own transportation systems and requiring a separate accounting thereof; providing for the elimination of the 1949-50 "cost factor" clause in order that all transportation funds may be allotted on the regular formula basis established in the Act; providing an effective date.
SB 196 54-0 (1955) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to amending certain Acts to require vehicles to stop before passing a stopped school bus on any highway outside of any incorporated city or town, and then proceeding to pass in certain manner only.
SB 239 54-0 (1955) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to school bus transportation provided in the Foundation School Program Act.
HB 315 53-0 (1953) Author: Spacek, Rudolph B. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to restrictions on drivers of school buses and public or common carriers, by reducing the minimum age of school bus drivers from twenty-one (21) years to seventeen (17) years.
HB 380 53-0 (1953) Author: Wood, Bill D. Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing persons eighteen (18) years of age and over who are licensed as chauffeurs to drive school buses for junior colleges.
HB 488 53-0 (1953) Author: Huffman, Reagan Russell Relating to authorizing School Districts participating in the Foundation School Program to purchase, sell and trade directly upon the open market motor vehicles, tires and tubes, used for transporting school children, when requisition are approved by designated school officials.
HB 498 53-0 (1953) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth Relating to amending certain Acts by requiring the driver of a vehicle to stop for school busses receiving or discharging school children; making exceptions; prescribing signs for school busses and regulating the use thereof; authorizing the State Department of Education to regulate the design, color, lighting equipment, and operation of school busses; making it unlawful to operate flashing warning signals on school buses except under certain conditions; regulating the intensity of certain illuminating devices upon motor vehicles; making it unlawful to drive vehicles equipped with red lights and flashing lights and making exceptions; making it unlawful to permit children to stand in school busses under certain circumstances.
SB 178 53-0 (1953) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to amending Statutes relating to restrictions on drivers of Public Junior College school buses and public or common carriers, by reducing the minimum age of Public Junior College school bus drivers from 21 years to 17 years.
SB 191 53-0 (1953) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to authorize the State Board of Control to make contracts for the purchase of school buses, bus bodies and chassis, separate and apart from the School Bus Revolving Fund.
SB 192 53-0 (1953) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to amending Statutes requiring the driver of a vehicle to stop for school busses receiving or discharging school children; making exceptions prescribing signs for school busses and regulating the use thereof; authorizing the State Department of Education to regulate the design, color, lighting equipment, and operation of school busses; making it unlawful to operate flashing warning signals on school busses except under certain conditions; regulating the intensity of certain illuminating devices upon motor vehicles; making it unlawful to drive vehicles, equipped with red lights and flashing lights and making exceptions.
HB 60 53-1 (1954) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to authorizing any school district in Texas to expend money from its local funds to purchase public liability insurance for each of its publicly owned and operated school buses; prescribing a provision in such policies; preserving the governmental immunity from liability of all school districts.
HB 182 52-0 (1951) Author: Lindsey, Jim T. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing for a system for the transportation of public school pupils from and within their districts; providing for consideration to be given to approval of private and commercial transportation of pupils from isolated areas; providing penalties; limiting total annual transportation cost allotment for each district.
HB 520 52-0 (1951) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to authorizing the State Board of Control to allow the board of trustees of any school district to purchase privately owned or contracted school buses now in operation in the transportation of school children.
SB 90 52-0 (1951) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing a system for the transportation of public school pupils from and within their districts; providing for consideration to be given to approval of private and commercial transportation of pupils from isolated areas; providing penalties.
SB 355 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to providing that the extension of boundaries of a city so as to include a part of a school district, shall not affect the eligibility of such district for transportation aid, providing that such districts shall be eligible for transportation aid, including aid for the scholastic year ending in 1951, to the same extent that such district would have been eligible if part thereof had not been annexed by such city.
SB 419 52-0 (1951) Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. Relating to amending certain acts to regulate traffic overtaking and passing a school bus; providing a penalty.
HB 755 51-0 (1949) Author: Fleming, Joe B. Relating to providing for the requisitioning and purchase of school bus chassis and bodies by the Board of Control for schools receiving aid under any equalization act.
HB 626 50-0 (1947) Author: Spacek, Rudolph B. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the transportation of pupils to and from school.
SB 26 50-0 (1947) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the transportation of pupils to and from school.
HB 226 49-0 (1945) Author: Gray, Sr., Jessy Franklin | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for a refund of Motor Fuel taxes on public school buses.
HB 249 49-0 (1945) Author: Stubbs, John Peter Relating to providing that all school buses shall be painted in the colors red, white and blue, in a distinctive design as herein described.
HB 290 49-0 (1945) Author: Spacek, Rudolph B. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the transportation of pupils to and from school; providing penalty for drivers of school transportation vehicles who fail to bring their vehicles to a dead stop before crossing any railroad tracks.
HB 113 48-0 (1943) Author: Fuchs, Robert A. | et. al. Relating to amending Article relative to the transportation of school children.
HB 143 48-0 (1943) Author: Stubbs, John Peter Relating to providing that all school buses shall be painted in the colors red, white and blue, in a distinctive design as herein described.
SB 119 48-0 (1943) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to authorizing persons licensed as chauffeurs and seventeen (17) years of age or over to operate motor vehicles used as public or common carriers of persons or school buses during the present war.
HB 149 47-0 (1941) Author: Stubbs, John Peter | et. al. Relating to providing for the painting of school buses in a distinctive design of red, white, and blue; making it unlawful for any vehicle using the public highway for purposes other than the transportation of school children to be painted in a certain design and providing a penalty; providing that all contracts for the transportation of school children shall provide for vehicles doing such transportation to be painted according to the Statutory design and prohibiting transportation of school children in any vehicles not so painted.
HB 1005 47-0 (1941) Author: Alsup, Lon E. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to supplement Transportation Aid.
SB 377 47-0 (1941) Author: Cotten, Clay Relating to providing that all school buses shall be painted in the colors red, white and blue, in a distinctive design as herein described; prohibiting the transportation of school children in any vehicle not so painted; providing a penalty.
HB 394 46-0 (1939) Author: Dean, Travis B. Relating to requiring school buses to carry fire extinguishers as regular equipment, providing certain specifications.
SB 376 46-0 (1939) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to requiring school buses to carry fire extinguishers as regular equipment.
SB 433 46-0 (1939) Author: Nelson, G. Hobert Relating to enabling common school districts in each county of Texas having a population of not less than eleven thousand twenty-one (11,021) nor more than eleven thousand fifty (11,050), to vote bonds, levy taxes for the same, for the purpose of purchasing not more than one school bus, or one school bus body, or one school bus chassis.
HB 65 45-1 (1937) Author: London, Marvin Flynt Relating to amending Rural Aid Law to include districts nine miles or more in length in those eligible for aid; fixing amounts which shall be expended for transportation in certain school districts.
HB 455 42-0 (1931) Author: Johnson, Andrew Percy Relating to making it unlawful to operate a vehicle for the transportation of pupils to and from any school or college without displaying a sign with the words 'School Bus' on the front and rear and each side thereof, and providing safeguards to passengers on entering or leaving same, from dangers caused by passing motorists, and providing penalties for the violation thereof.
HB 2 41-1 (1929) Author: Harman, William Murdock Relating to providing for the transportation of pupils to and from school.

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