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COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 11, 2023 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Brad Buckley 



Public testimony will be limited to two (2) minutes.


The order in which bills are heard is at the discretion of the chair.



HB 619         Shaheen                                               
Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations.

HB 3781        Jetton                                                
Relating to special education in public schools, including the special education allotment under the Foundation School Program, an education savings account program for certain children with disabilities, and a grant program to reimburse public schools for the cost of certain employer contributions for retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas employed to teach special education.

HB 4340        Frank                                                 
Relating to the establishment of the Education Savings Account Program to allow certain children to use public money to pursue educational alternatives to public schools and an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made for purposes of that program.

HB 4807        Harrison | et al.                                      
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Parental Empowerment Program and an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made for purposes of that program.

HB 4969        Schaefer                                              
Relating to a parent-directed supplemental services and instructional materials program for public school students; establishing an allotment under the Foundation School Program; authorizing a fee.

HJR 182        Harris, Cody                                          
Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding public free schools and prohibiting certain state regulation regarding private educational settings.



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