COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, April 18, 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 306        Minjarez | et al.      
Relating to student harassment, bullying, cyberbullying, injury to or death of a minor; creating a criminal offense.

HB 310        Johnson, Jarvis        
Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program.

HB 413        Bernal                 
Relating to increased flexibility in the use of the Instructional Materials Allotment

HB 884        King, Ken              
Relating to a revision of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school foundation curriculum and proclamations for the production of instructional materials.

HB 933        Longoria               
Relating to a prohibition on the use of certain baseball bats at University Interscholastic League events.

HB 1010       Alonzo                 
Relating to compliance with rules, bylaws, and written policies adopted by a school district's board of trustees.

HB 1075       Thompson, Ed           
Relating to the frequency of criminal background checks for sports officials registered with the University Interscholastic League; authorizing a fee.

HB 1138       Davis, Yvonne          
Relating to allowing a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district to visit school campuses.

HB 1451       Guillen                
Relating to the public high school graduation credit requirements for a language other than English.

HB 1569       Ashby                  
Relating to the disclosure to public schools of certain records of students placed in residential facilities.

HB 1857       King, Ken              
Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.

HB 2014       Parker                 
Relating to designation of mathematics innovation zones by the commissioner of education and to the establishment of pay for success programs to provide necessary funding.

HB 2683       Hinojosa, Gina         
Relating to a highway toll exemption for public school buses.

HB 2767       Gervin-Hawkins         
Relating to the implementation of certain rules regarding public school accountability adopted by the commissioner of education or the Texas Education Agency.

HB 3209       Gonzales, Larry        
Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to enter into a memorandum of understanding with regional day school programs for the deaf regarding performance evaluation requirements for accountability purposes.

HB 3434       Koop                   
Relating to requirements for building construction contracts entered into by public school districts.

HB 3548       Parker                 
Relating to the applicability of certain immunity and liability laws to the nonprofit corporation established by the Texas Public Finance Authority to issue revenue bonds to open-enrollment charter schools for those schools to provide educational facilities.

HB 3706       Lucio III              
Relating to certain alternative education programs designed to address workforce development needs for at risk students.

HB 3887       Coleman                
Relating to trauma training for public school personnel.

HB 4064       Bohac                  
Relating to staff development and continuing education requirements for public school educators regarding digital education methods.

The committee may consider pending business.





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