COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Thursday, April 4, 2019 

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 348         Nevárez | et al.
Relating to a salary bonus for a public school teacher who completes certain autism training.

HB 873         Allen
Relating to behavior improvement plans and behavioral intervention plans for certain public school students and notification requirements regarding certain behavior management techniques.

HB 1131        Cole | 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 1324        Frank | et al.
Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

HB 1602        Hernandez
Relating to the time at which instruction may begin in public schools; making an appropriation.

HB 1906        Burns
Relating to an exemption from or federal waiver of the annual assessment requirements for public school students with significant cognitive disabilities.

HB 2097        Krause | et al.
Relating to a pilot program for the provision of health coverage for school district employees in certain school districts.

HB 2244        González, Mary
Relating to speech protections for student publications in public schools.

HB 2393        Burrows
Relating to permitting a hunter education component as part of a school district's physical education curriculum offered to certain students.

HB 2555        Parker
Relating to guidelines for policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis.

HB 2689        Dean | et al.
Relating to the designation of a cybersecurity coordinator by each school district.

HB 2739        Meyer | et al.
Relating to the reporting of private school educator misconduct.

HB 2740        Meyer | et al.
Relating to providing certain public and private school administrators with information regarding certain child abuse and neglect investigations and allegations.

HB 3683        Dutton
Relating to authorizing a dropout recovery competency-based educational program provided through a campus or campus program charter or open-enrollment charter school.

HB 4205        Craddick
Relating to the conditions under which a closed campus may be repurposed to serve students at that campus location.

HB 4613        Shaheen
Relating to the waiving academic assessment and testing for children in special education services.

HB 2738        Meyer | et al.
Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting the misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating criminal offenses.

HB 4611        Huberty
Relating to certain distributions to the available school fund.

HJR 151        Huberty
Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing increased distributions to the available school fund.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 2738

HB 4611

HJR 151


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