COMMITTEE:    Youth Health & Safety, Select 

TIME & DATE:  2:30 PM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Monday, April 10, 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 2481        Garcia                                                
Relating to a counseling and crisis management program for relative or other designated caregivers and children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2673        Hull                                                  
Relating to requirements for the use and transfer of electronic devices to students by a public school.

HB 2725        VanDeaver                                             
Relating to truancy; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3186        Leach                                                 
Relating to youth diversion strategies and procedures for children accused of certain fine-only offenses in municipal and justice courts and related criminal justice matters; authorizing fees.

HB 3570        Schatzline | et al.                                    
Relating to restricting access to sexual material harmful to minors on an Internet website.

HB 3654        Davis                                                 
Relating to the suspension of a public school student for engaging in certain conduct against an employee or volunteer of a school district.

HB 3800        King, Ken                                             
Relating to the participation of campus-based mental health professionals in certain managed care plans.

HB 3833        Lopez, Janie                                          
Relating to the duties of a public school counselor.

HB 3867        Bucy                                                  
Relating to notification and documentation requirements regarding certain behavior management for a student enrolled in a special education program of a public school.

HB 3898        Martinez                                              
Relating to establishing a pilot program to employ a life skills counselor and establish a life skills circle to assess certain student behavior at public high school campuses in certain counties.

HB 3917        Buckley                                               
Relating to dismissal of a complaint alleging a parent contributing to nonattendance on the parent's fulfillment of certain terms.

HB 3931        Dutton                                                
Relating to truancy; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 4366        Howard                                                
Relating to the eligibility for and provision of benefits under Medicaid or the child health plan program for certain individuals committed, placed, or detained in certain facilities and settings.

HB 4777        Plesa                                                 
Relating to the model training curriculum for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 5195        Thompson, Senfronia                                    
Relating to education, programming, and services for certain children awaiting criminal proceedings.

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