The 86th Texas Legislature convened Jan. 8, 2019, for a 140-day session that ended on May 27, 2019. Below you'll find more information about education-related bills passed during the session. Click on the bill's name in the table to see more details about it.

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Bill Number Sponsor Last Actionsort descending Bill Categories Bill Summary
HB 455 Rep. Alma Allen, Sen. Kirk Watson Vetoed Health

Policies for recess

HB 109 Rep. Armando Martinez, Sen. Juan Hinojosa Vetoed Governance

Charter school instruction on Memorial Day

SB 1682 Sen. Joan Huffman, Rep. Greg Bonnen Signed by governor TRS/benefits

TRS-Care contingency reserve

SB 1230 Sen. Paul Bettencourt, Rep. Morgan Meyer Signed by governor Educator Misconduct

Educator misconduct in private schools

HB 638 Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, Sen. Beverly Powell Signed by governor Graduation/Higher Ed

Posthumous diplomas

HB 678 Rep. Ryan Guillen, Sen. Beverly Powell Signed by governor Graduation/Higher Ed

Credit for ASL in elementary school

SB 2224 Sen. Joan Huffman, Rep. Jim Murphy Signed by governor TRS/benefits

Pension fund written funding policies

SB 1231 Sen. Paul Bettencourt, Rep. Morgan Meyer Signed by governor Educator Misconduct

Notification of educator misconduct with private school student

HB 3145 Rep. Steve Toth, Sen. Brandon Creighton Signed by governor Miscellaneous

Conservator attending school functions

HB 2210 Rep. Keith Bell, Sen. Beverly Powell Signed by governor Accountability

Accountability for services to a student at a state hospital

SB 1276 Sen. Beverly Powell, Rep. John Frullo Signed by governor Graduation/Higher Ed

Dual credit coordination

SB 322 Sen. Joan Huffman, Rep. Jim Murphy Signed by governor TRS/benefits

Transparency for public pension funds

SB 1476 Sen. Paul Bettencourt, Rep. Ken King Signed by governor Educator Misconduct

Revision of reporting requirements regarding educator misconduct

HB 452 Rep. Hugh Shine, Sen. Dawn Buckingham Signed by governor Miscellaneous

Masters with jurisdiction in truancy matters (Bell County only)

HB 3007 Rep. Chris Turner, Sen. Beverly Powell Signed by governor Accountability

Transparency in data used for accountability ratings

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