COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 02, 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 588        Bohac | et al.
Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development for public school teachers.

HB 1485       Swanson | et al.
Relating to academic freedom for public school teachers providing science instruction.

HB 1553       Lozano
Relating to permitting a school district that has failed to satisfy performance standards to partner with an institution of higher education to improve district performance.

HB 1847       Coleman | et al.
Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours.

HB 2010       Bonnen, Greg
Relating to providing workplace safety training information for use in the public school curriculum.

HB 2519       Stucky | et al.
Relating to a study on dropout prevention and recovery before the ninth grade.

HB 2537       Guerra
Relating to requiring public schools to provide information to certain students on the availability of financial assistance for postsecondary education.

HB 2872       Burns
Relating to the authority to issue an arrest warrant or citation for certain Class C misdemeanors committed by certain children on school property.

HB 3014       Collier
Relating to the composition of the student body of an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 3231       Bohac                  
Relating to the application of the financial accountability system for open enrollment charter schools to the charter school of a public senior college or university.

HB 3427       Shaheen                
Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning.

HB 3573       Bernal                 
Relating to the applicability of municipal zoning ordinances to certain open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 3632       Moody                  
Relating to extension of the timeline for a parent to request a special education impartial due process hearing in certain circumstances.

HB 3730       Johnson, Jarvis        
Relating to the development of a statewide online education and career advising tool and to a study and report on certain courses offered for college credit to public school students.

HB 3767       Allen                  
Relating to annual reporting regarding the establishment of certain school district planning and decision-making committees.

HB 3813       Martinez, "Mando" | et al.  
Relating to the creation of a pilot program to allow high schools in certain counties to connect to high-speed fiber-optic networks.

HB 3853       Coleman                
Relating to the availability of certain behavioral health professionals at certain public schools.

HB 4087       Faircloth
Relating to a reduction of the amount required to be paid by a school district to achieve the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system.

HB 4111       Allen                  
Relating to the revocation of open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 4140       Bohac                  
Relating to the instructional materials and technology allotment, open education resource instructional materials, and the State Board of Education long-range technology plan.

HB 4151       Wilson                 
Relating to dissemination of bacterial meningitis information by school districts.

HB 4170       Cosper | et al.        
Relating to the state virtual school network.

SB 826        Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the sequencing of required English language arts courses and mathematics courses in schools.

Pending Business


The committee may consider pending business.



Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 3014

HB 4087


Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 615

HB 1826

HB 4044


**         See Committee Coordinator for previous versions         **
of the schedule, if applicable.


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