COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Dan Huberty 


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

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


HB 156        Raymond                
Relating to establishing a pilot program in designated public high schools in certain municipalities for placement of students in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs as an alternative to placement in disciplinary or juvenile justice alternative education programs.

HB 168        Lucio III              
Relating to creating a voluntary program to recognize licensed before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

HB 209        Canales                
Relating to voter registration application forms in high schools.

HB 545        Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al. 
Relating to the opportunity of certain patriotic societies to present information regarding the society to public school students during regular school hours.

HB 895        Bohac                  
Relating to the removal of restrictions on funding and payment of costs for certain full-time online educational programs.

HB 1114       Burkett                
Relating to a reduction in required days of service for educators in public schools under certain circumstances.

HB 1152       Davis, Sarah           
Relating to a referendum requirement before changing the name of a school district by the district board of trustees.

HB 1540       Rodriguez, Justin      
Relating to counseling regarding postsecondary education for public high school students.

HB 1585       Murphy | et al.        
Relating to including student input before the adoption of a major curriculum initiative by a school district.

HB 1593       Bohac                  
Relating to the engagement strategies included in a school district's family engagement plan.

HB 1638       Guillen                
Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts.

HB 1980       VanDeaver              
Relating to the high school graduation of a student who transfers to a public school in this state after the student's junior year of high school.

HB 2087       VanDeaver
Relating to restricting the use of covered information, including student personally identifiable information, by an operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application for a school purpose.

HB 2185       Krause                 
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 2614       Huberty                
Relating to school district discretion to administer college preparation assessment instruments to public school students at state cost.

HB 2616       Giddings | et al.      
Relating to the discipline and behavior management of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade four at a school district or open-enrollment charter school.

HB 2729       Lucio III              
Relating to an inventory of credentials and certificates that may be earned by a public high school student through a career and technology education program.

HB 2880       Dutton                 
Relating to the criminal punishment for the threatened exhibition or use of a firearm in or on school property or on a school bus.

HB 2884       Allen                  
Relating to health and physical education requirements in public schools.

HB 3024       Price                  
Relating to the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion.

HB 3106       Faircloth | et al.     
Relating to state financial assistance for a school district to which an academically unacceptable school district is annexed.

HB 3145       Deshotel               
Relating to the adoption and implementation of a recess policy by public school districts.

HB 3251       King, Ken              
Relating to the adjustment for rapid decline in taxable value of property for school districts.

HB 3318       Gooden                 
Relating to public access to local innovation plans adopted by school districts of innovation.

HB 3369       Huberty                
Relating to the statewide plan for special education and assistance to public school districts in providing special education programs.

HB 3381       Huberty                
Relating to Texas Military Heroes Day in public schools.

HB 3438       Koop | et al.          
Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations.

HB 3476       Huberty                
Relating to cardiac assessments of high school participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 3593       Bernal | et al.        
Relating to instruction in career and technology education provided by public schools, including instruction in technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer coding, and to consideration of completed practicums and internships in school accountability ratings.

HB 3606       Wilson | et al.        
Relating to the School Health Survey.

HB 3795       Dutton | et al.        
Relating to including students enrolled in open-enrollment charter schools in the determination of a district's weighted average daily attendance for purposes of complying with equalized wealth level requirements.

The committee may consider pending business.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 2087


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