Honorable Dan Huberty, Chair, House Committee on Public Education
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2442 by 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.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would modify Chapter 29 of the Education Code related to the number of minutes that are required in a school year and the Commissioner of Education's authority to determine the number of minutes required for a full-day and half-day of operation and an alternative minimum amount of minutes of operation under certain circumstances.
The Texas Education Agency indicates that any additional cost associated with implementing the provisions of the bill could be absorbed within existing resources.
The bill would apply beginning with the 2017-18 school year.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.