COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Wednesday, April 17, 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 307         Flynn | et al.          
Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms.

HB 414         Flynn                  
Relating to a defense to prosecution for and the civil liability of an educator who uses force to protect the educator's person, students of the school, or property of the school and the suspension of a student who assaults an employee of a school.

HB 875         Allen | et al.          
Relating to requiring a school district or open-enrollment charter school to report data regarding restraints administered to, complaints filed against, citations issued to, and arrests made of students.

HB 1017        Martinez | et al.       
Relating to requiring certain public school campuses to donate and distribute food to students.

HB 1394        Bohac                  
Relating to immunity from certain disciplinary proceedings for a teacher's justified use of physical force.

HB 1416        Lucio III              
Relating to requirements for building construction contracts entered into by public school districts.

HB 1921        Patterson              
Relating to the removal of restrictions on funding and payment of costs for certain full-time online educational programs.

HB 2002        Leach                  
Relating to financial reporting by a school district regarding the costs associated with administering certain assessment instruments.

HB 2183        Allen                  
Relating to school district and open-enrollment charter school reporting of certain releases of a student to the student's parent after school-initiated communication.

HB 2609        King, Ken | et al.      
Relating to permissible teachers assigned to a bilingual education program and the permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program.

HB 2691        VanDeaver              
Relating to restricting the use of personally identifiable student information by an operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application used for a school purpose.

HB 2797        Hinojosa               
Relating to evaluation under the state accountability system of school district campuses that enroll only certain students who receive special education services.

HB 3000        Talarico | et al.       
Relating to student data security in public schools.

HB 3132        Allen                  
Relating to staff development requirements for public school teachers who provide reading instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three.

HB 3146        Meza                   
Relating to food options provided by public schools' breakfast and lunch programs.

HB 3204        Sanford | et al.        
Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes.

HB 3220        Allison                
Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans.

HB 3403        Cortez                 
Relating to addressing workplace bullying in school districts.

HB 3467        King, Ken | et al.      
Relating to the acquisition and management of certain real property assets by the School Land Board for the use and benefit of the permanent school fund and the transfer of certain permanent school fund assets from the control of the School Land Board to the State Board of Education.

HB 3630        Meyer
Relating to prohibiting the use of certain behavioral interventions on students enrolled in public school who receive special education services.

HB 3638        Patterson | et al.      
Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities.

HB 3696        Bell, Keith | et al.    
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

HB 3820        Sherman, Sr.            
Relating to requiring school districts to administer college readiness assessment instruments to certain students at state cost.

HB 3846        Capriglione            
Relating to the development of additional instruction that may be used by a public school after administration of all state-required assessment instruments for the school year.

HB 3882        Wilson                 
Relating to safety training for certain public school extracurricular activities.

HB 3884        Wilson                 
Relating to dissemination of bacterial meningitis information by school districts.

HB 3906        Huberty                
Relating to the adoption and administration of assessment instruments used to assess the performance of public school students.

HB 3963        Allen                  
Relating to the donation and distribution of food at public schools.

HB 4095        Beckley                
Relating to a school district policy regarding custodian workloads.

HB 4096        Beckley                
Relating to a study by the Texas Education Agency regarding recommended standards for school district facility maintenance and custodial services.

HB 4131        Swanson                
Relating to prohibiting public schools from owning or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities.

HB 4454        Rodriguez              
Relating to the adoption of social and emotional learning standards for public school educational programs.

HB 4626        Swanson                
Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HCR 134        Dutton                 
Designating the second Tuesday in October as Legislators in Schools Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

HR 1108        Springer               
Recognizing Superintendent David Thweatt for creating the Guardian Plan for the Harrold ISD.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 3630


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