COMMITTEE:    Youth Health & Safety, Select 

TIME & DATE:  2:30 PM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Monday, April 3, 2023 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Senfronia Thompson 


The chair may limit testimony time and the number of testifying witnesses to ensure consideration of posted and pending business, especially if testimony would cause the public hearing to extend into the next calendar day.


** Public testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes. **


HB 185         González, Mary                                         
Relating to the inclusion of chronically absent students as students at risk of dropping out of school and the collection and reporting of data regarding those students.

HB 772         Allen                                                 
Relating to corporal punishment in public schools.

HB 773         Allen                                                 
Relating to prohibiting certain releases of a student to the student's parent after school-initiated communication by a school district or open-enrollment charter school.

HB 1927        Hull                                                  
Relating to a parent's right to intervene in the apprehension by a peace officer of a child for an emergency detention and certain requirements and restrictions applicable to an emergency detention.

HB 1972        Campos | et al.                                        
Relating to policies and procedures regarding children placed by the Department of Family and Protective Services in a residential treatment center or program.

HB 2090        Manuel | et al.                                        
Relating to an elective course on community safety, firearm safety, and mental health for certain public high school students.

HB 2111        Allison | et al.                                       
Relating to the employment of certain federal law enforcement agents as school district security personnel and the authority of the chief of school safety and security for the Texas Education Agency to carry a weapon on public school grounds.

HB 2126        Goodwin                                               
Relating to information reported through the Public Education Information Management System and to parents regarding disciplinary measures used by a public school.

HB 2361        Price | et al.                                         
Relating to the qualifications for a person to provide services as a mental health and substance use resource for school districts and the reporting of certain information regarding outcomes of those services.

HB 2812        Burns                                                 
Relating to the provision of school safety training to certain employees of a private religious academy or school who hold a license to carry a handgun.

HB 2919        Johnson, Ann                                          
Relating to the appointment of guardians ad litem for persons younger than 18 years of age in criminal and juvenile court proceedings.

HB 2976        Guillen                                               
Relating to an elective course on firearms safety for public high school students.

HB 3255        Manuel                                                
Relating to emergency response management training for certain administrators and security personnel at public schools.

HB 3642        Talarico | et al.                                      
Relating to the permissible uses of the school safety allotment under the public school finance system.

HB 3648        Guillen                                               
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Texas School Safety Center.

HB 4091        Johnson, Ann                                          
Relating to the mental health needs of a minor in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 4824        Herrero                                               
Relating to the employment of armed commissioned security officers as school district security personnel.

For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here: https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx


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Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until the hearing is adjourned by visiting: https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c495




Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 1485


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