COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 23, 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 142         Moody                  
Relating to a notice of educational rights and recovery by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools of costs for certain student evaluations.

HB 535         Neave                  
Relating to completion and submission of a financial aid application for costs of higher education as a condition of high school graduation for public school students.

HB 727         González, Mary | et al. 
Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time.

HB 1763        Blanco | et al.         
Relating to the eligibility of the children of public school educators for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 2217        Raymond                
Relating to consideration by the board of trustees of a school district of parental complaints regarding student or parent participation in an extracurricular activity.

HB 2526        Leach                  
Relating to criteria for admission of certain students into public schools.

HB 3005        Talarico               
Relating to college preparatory courses for public high school students.

HB 3025        Talarico               
Relating to certain procedures regarding a dispute relating to special education services provided by a school district or open-enrollment charter school.

HB 3026        Talarico | et al.       
Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals to a public school campus.

HB 3153        Raymond                
Relating to the applicability of nepotism prohibitions to the appointment or employment of certain classroom teachers by school districts.

HB 3179        Stucky                 
Relating to costs associated with the statewide assessment program of public school students.

HB 3316        White                  
Relating to the Texas Crime Stoppers Council.

HB 3344        Bucy                   
Relating to requiring fine arts as part of the foundation curriculum for public schools.

HB 3452        Dutton                 
Relating to evaluating the performance of dropout recovery schools for purposes of the public school accountability system.

HB 3489        Cole                   
Relating to the establishment of a task force on sex-based harassment in public schools.

HB 3623        Schaefer               
Relating to renewal of a public school teacher's continuing employment contract based on student growth.

HB 3651        Davis, Yvonne           
Relating to a study and report regarding school district size and school district cost and academic effectiveness.

HB 3851        Lang                   
Relating to unfunded state educational mandates imposed on school districts.

HB 3880        Wilson                 
Relating to information provided to public school students regarding the use of anabolic steroids.

HB 3888        Ramos                  
Relating to a school district's plan for parental involvement concerning mental health and substance use issues and suicide prevention.

HB 4030        Dominguez              
Relating to funding for school districts to provide inclusive and accessible playgrounds.

HB 4094        Beckley                
Relating to school district grace period policies and the  provision of meals to public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards or meal accounts.

HB 4186        Sanford                
Relating to the creation of a committee to recommend a framework to incorporate digital teaching and learning in public schools.

HB 4302        VanDeaver              
Relating to regulations authorizing special education hearing officer subpoenas.

HB 4313        Dominguez              
Relating to the creation of an adaptive sports program by the University Interscholastic League to provide students with disabilities access to team sports.

HB 4324        VanDeaver              
Relating to the submission and use of electronic student records in the electronic student records system.

HB 4383        Bohac                  
Relating to a reporting requirement for public schools regarding instructional materials and technology.

HB 4414        Allison                
Relating to identification and development of mental health resources for students.

HB 4578        Gervin-Hawkins          
Relating to the inclusion of instruction regarding culturally inclusive curriculum reflecting the cultural, linguistic and religious diversity of society.

HB 4589        Anchia                 
Relating to the provision of a quality and globally competitive education as a mission of the public education system.

HJR 150        Anchia                 
Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the system of public free schools to be globally competitive.



Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 2981


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