By: Dutton H.B. No. 358
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to certain information provided to public school employees
whose employment is terminated.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Subchapter A, Chapter 22, Education Code, is
amended by adding Section 22.007 to read as follows:
Sec. 22.007. STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND
REMEDIES REQUIRED. On termination of the employment of any school
district employee, the district shall provide to the employee a
written statement of any administrative procedures and remedies
required to be exhausted by the employee before the employee may
bring suit against the district for the termination.
SECTION 2. Section 22.007, Education Code, as amended by
this Act, applies only to a termination that occurs on or after
September 1, 2003. A termination that occurs before September 1,
2003, is governed by the law in effect when the termination
occurred, and the former law is continued in effect for that
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2003.