11.15.2016 — The prefiling of bills for the upcoming 85th legislative session that begins January 10 began Monday. During the 2015 session, 6,276 Senate and House bills were filed. Following is a sampling of education-related bills filed thus far for the 2017 session:
School Finance/Tax Issues/Retirement
Assessment / Accountability
Career and Technology
Postings in School Buildings
Updates on additional bill filings will be forthcoming.
On Monday, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick released his top 10 legislative priorities, which are as follows: