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COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, March 19, 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 462         Geren | et al.
Relating to the basic allotment and guaranteed yield under the public school finance system.

HB 548         Canales
Relating to reporting certain truancy information through the Public Education Information Management System.

HB 735         VanDeaver | et al.
Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district and a related study.

HB 1160        Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program or counseling or social work services.

HB 1182        Goodwin | et al.
Relating to personal financial literacy courses for high school students in public schools.

HB 1199        Miller
Relating to public school compliance with dyslexia screening and testing requirements.

HB 1388        VanDeaver
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

HB 1453        Bernal
Relating to updating requirements for special education training and the make up of the SBEC Board.

HB 1556        VanDeaver
Relating to school district purchasing of and contracting for goods and services.

HB 1597        Lambert
Relating to establishing residency for purposes of admission into public schools.

HB 1632        Bell, Keith | et al.
Relating to students eligible to receive compensatory, intensive, and accelerated instructional services.

HB 1639        Martinez
Relating to the authority of an independent school district to change the date of the general election and terms for officers.

HB 1664        King, Ken
Relating to the requirement of certain administrators of certain educational entities to report certain educator misconduct to the State Board for Educator Certification.

HB 1679        Price
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for school counselors employed by a school district.

HB 1773        Middleton
Relating to school district use of relocatable educational facilities.

HB 1823        Cortez
Relating to the reduction of school district property taxes as a result of the school facilities allotment.

HB 2210        Bell, Keith | et al.
Relating to the consideration for public school accountability purposes of certain students receiving residential services in state hospitals.

HB 2116        White | et al.
Relating to the inclusion of certain students as students at risk of dropping out of school.

HB 2424        Ashby
Relating to the creation of a micro-credential certification program for public school educator continuing education.

HB 2778        King, Tracy O.
Relating to the allocation of expenses of a joint election to certain school districts.

HB 3134        Middleton
Relating to the operation of a public school transportation system.

HJR 24         Geren
Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation for public education unless the requirement is met.

The committee will also discuss a committee substitute for HB 3.





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