Today, the Senate passed the following bills

…on the Local & Uncontested Calendar: 

  • House Bill 398 by Rep. Jim Jackson, relating to the eligibility of employees convicted of certain offenses to provide services under a contract with a public school. 
  • House Bill 742 by Rep. Hunter, relating to student information required to be provided at the time of enrollment in public schools. 
  • House Bill 1224 by Rep. Reynolds, relating to expulsion of a public school student who commits certain criminal acts involving a computer, computer network, or computer system owned by or operated on behalf of a school district.
  • House Bill 2247 by Rep. Phil King, relating to the eligibility of the adjutant general’s department to receive Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in the Texas ChalleNGe Academy. 
  • House Bill 3468 by Rep. Patrick, relating to the assessment of public school students for college readiness and developmental education courses to prepare students for college-level coursework.