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 Sponsorsort descending Last Action Bill Categories Bill Summary
HB 2184 Rep. Alma Allen, Sen. Joan Huffman Signed by governor Discipline

Transition from an alternative education placement to home campus

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

HB 496 Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. Signed by governor Health

Bleeding control stations

HB 539 Rep. Ben Leman, Sen. Lois Kolkhorst Signed by governor Graduation/Higher Ed

Automatic college admission for small school valedictorians

HB 963 Rep. Cecil Bell, Sen. Larry Taylor Signed by governor Curriculum

TEKS for CTE/posting of school board member information

HB 391 Rep. Cesar Blanco, Sen. Judith Zaffirini Signed by governor Instructional Materials

Providing instructional materials to students without Internet access

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

Transparency in data used for accountability ratings

HB 3011 Rep. Chris Turner, Sen. Beverly Powell Signed by governor Accountability

Transparency in data used for accountability ratings

HB 3650 Rep. Chris Turner, Sen. Brandon Creighton Signed by governor Graduation/Higher Ed

Open education resources for dual credit courses

HB 1387 Rep. Cole Hefner, Sen. Brandon Creighton Signed by governor School Safety

Number of school marshals

HB 1143 Rep. Cole Hefner, Sen. Bryan Hughes Signed by governor School Safety

Firearms stored in school parking lots

HB 2820 Rep. Dan Flynn, Sen. Bryan Hughes Signed by governor TRS/benefits

Elimination of TRS 403(b) certification program

HB 2629 Rep. Dan Flynn, Sen. Joan Huffman Signed by governor TRS/benefits

TRS deadlines for administrative decision appeals

HB 76 Rep. Dan Huberty, Sen. Carol Alvarado Signed by governor Health

Notice of availability of electrocardiogram testing

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