COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Dan Huberty 


The order in which bills are heard are at the discretion of the chair.

*Testimony will be limited to two (2) minutes*


HB 171        Dutton | et al.
Relating to certain facilities transactions between school districts and charter schools.

HB 467        Murphy | et al.
Relating to the guarantee of charter district bonds by the permanent school fund.

HB 480        Burkett
Relating to open-enrollment charter schools that provide only prekindergarten programs.

HB 481        King, Ken
Relating to the recovery of overallocated state funds by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 852        Parker | et al.
Relating to adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program requirements.

HB 1023       Simmons
Relating to the powers and duties of the commissioner of education regarding granting additional charters for open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1039       González, Mary
Relating to funding for open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1059       Murphy | 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.

HB 1081       Arévalo
Relating to the new instructional facility allotment under the foundation school program.

HB 1269       Villalba | et al.
Relating to open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1560       Guillen
Relating to the removal of an obsolete reference regarding open-enrollment charter schools and the State Board of Education.

HB 1669       King, Tracy O.
Relating to appeals and complaints arising from school laws brought by parents and public school students; authorizing the award of attorney's fees.

HB 2051       Huberty
Relating to the new instructional facility allotment under the foundation school program.

HB 2298       Uresti, Tomas
Relating to the ineligibility of certain persons affiliated with an open-enrollment charter school for election to or service on the State Board of Education or a school district board of trustees.

HB 2337       Dutton | et al.
Relating to funding for an open-enrollment charter school based on the guaranteed level of state and local funds provided to school districts through the existing debt allotment.

HB 2340       Huberty
Relating to the use by a school district of certain undesignated funds in the district's general fund.

HB 2611       VanDeaver
Relating to broker agreements for the sale of real property by school districts.

HB 2649       Capriglione
Relating to certain meetings of open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 3722       King, Ken
Relating to funding adjustments for school districts that annex unacceptable school districts.

Pending Business


The committee will hear additional testimony on H.B. 21 by Huberty (school finance bill).


the committee may also consider other pending business.




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