H.B. No. 3075
  relating to excluding certain students from the computation of
  dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school
         SECTION 1.  Sections 39.053(g-1) and (g-2), Education Code,
  are amended to read as follows:
         (g-1)  In computing dropout and completion rates under
  Subsections (c)(4)(A)(i) and (B)(ii)(a), the commissioner shall
               (1)  students who are ordered by a court to attend a
  high school equivalency certificate program but who have not yet
  earned a high school equivalency certificate;
               (2)  students who were previously reported to the state
  as dropouts, including a student who is reported as a dropout,
  reenrolls, and drops out again, regardless of the number of times of
  reenrollment and dropping out;
               (3)  students in attendance who are not in membership
  for purposes of average daily attendance;
               (4)  students whose initial enrollment in a school in
  the United States in grades 7 through 12 was as unschooled refugees
  or asylees as defined by Section 39.027(a-1);
               (5)  students who are detained at a county
  pre-adjudication or post-adjudication juvenile detention facility
                     (A)  in the district exclusively as a function of
  having been detained at the [a county detention] facility but are
  otherwise not students of the district in which the facility is
  located; or
                     (B)  provided services by an open-enrollment
  charter school exclusively as the result of having been detained at
  the facility; and
               (6)  students who are incarcerated in state jails and
  federal penitentiaries as adults and as persons certified to stand
  trial as adults.
         (g-2)  In computing completion rates under Subsection
  (c)(4)(A)(i) [(c)(2)], the commissioner shall exclude students
               (1)  are at least 18 years of age as of September 1 of
  the school year as reported for the fall semester Public Education
  Information Management System (PEIMS) submission and have
  satisfied the credit requirements for high school graduation;
               (2)  have not completed their individualized education
  program under 19 T.A.C. Section 89.1070(b)(2) and the Individuals
  with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1400 et seq.);
               (3)  are enrolled and receiving individualized
  education program services.
         SECTION 2.  This Act applies beginning with the 2017-2018
  school year.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 3075 was passed by the House on April
  25, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 144, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 3075 was passed by the Senate on May
  24, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________