Honorable Florence Shapiro, Chair, Senate Committee on Education
John S O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB291 by Watson (Relating to an alcohol awareness component of the science curriculum used in public schools.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would require revisions and updates to the science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAARs). The agency indicates there would be a minimal cost associated with implementing the provisions of this bill.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.