COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 16, 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 429         Shaheen                
Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning.

HB 496         Gervin-Hawkins | et al. 
Relating to the placement of bleeding control kits in public schools and to required training of school personnel.

HB 580         Thierry | et al.        
Relating to authorizing school districts to reimburse under the Foundation School Program private employers for paid internships provided to certain students in career and technology education programs in the district.

HB 662         King, Ken              
Relating to the recovery of overallocated state funds by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 997         Collier                
Relating to testing for lead contamination in public school drinking water.

HB 1269        Holland                
Relating to the prohibition of student instruction while a school campus is a polling place.

HB 1603        Goldman                
Relating to successful completion of a United States history dual credit course as an alternative to compliance with the United States history end-of-course assessment requirement.

HB 2013        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 2019        Geren                  
Relating to parental notice provided by school districts regarding the Internet website containing the sex offender database.

HB 2572        Patterson | et al.      
Relating to establishing a pilot program under which certain public schools may develop a portfolio method to assess student performance in eighth grade social studies and secondary-level United States history for purposes of accountability and qualification for promotion or graduation.

HB 2642        Allison                
Relating to reporting the number of incidents of bullying and cyberbullying in a school district and open-enrollment charter school through the Public Education Information Management System.

HB 2818        Lucio III              
Relating to an Internet online dropout recovery education program for students at risk of dropping out of school.

HB 2879        Raney                  
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state.

HB 2881        Bernal                 
Relating to establishing resource campuses to improve a public school campus not performing satisfactorily.

HB 3008        Talarico | et al.       
Relating to the establishment of a civic education project fund for supporting student civic education projects and educator professional development related to those projects.

HB 3009        Talarico | et al.       
Relating to civics instruction in public schools.

HB 3053        Gervin-Hawkins          
Relating to the adoption of a healthy and safe school water plan by public schools.

HB 3133        Allen                  
Relating to the use of personal leave during school holidays by school district employees.

HB 3141        Guillen                
Relating to providing by contract for a public or private entity to act as the administering authority for the state virtual school network and to the duties of the administering authority.

HB 3387        Anchia                 
Relating to abolishing a dissolution committee established to  abolish certain county boards of education or boards of county school trustees and appointing commissioners courts to assume the duties of the dissolution committee.

HB 3521        VanDeaver              
Relating to data collection, reporting, and notice requirements for certain educational entities.

HB 3628        Goodwin | et al.        
Relating to creating a special education certification to teach students with disabilities.

HB 3712        Bucy                   
Relating to the inclusion of information about the process of voting as part of the social studies curriculum requirements for public high school students.

HB 3818        Lozano                 
Relating to the establishment of the work-based learning task force.

HB 3836        Bell, Keith | et al.    
Relating to the selection of instructional materials by a school district or open-enrollment charter school.

HB 4270        Wu                     
Relating to the authority of a municipal management district to provide public education facilities and public education-related supplemental services.

HB 4342        Clardy                 
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Texas School Safety Center.

HB 4480        Meza                   
Relating to a study on the use of art therapy in public schools and on art therapy in higher education.

HJR 112        King, Tracy O.          
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing Webb County to delegate its authority to manage and dispose of county school land and invest and manage the proceeds from the county permanent school fund.



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HB 1991


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