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The House Select Committee on Youth Health & Safety will meet at 11:30 a.m., Monday, April 17, 2023, or upon final adjournment of the House, to hear testimony on the following bills:

  • HB 1537 (Howard, et al.) relates to the submission by law enforcement agencies to certain public school personnel of a handle-with-care notice concerning a traumatic event experienced by a public school student and to certain required training regarding those notices.
  • HB 3639 (Christina Morales, et al.) requires active shooter response training for school district peace officers and school resource officers at least once in each two-year period.
  • HB 3788 (Garcia) relates to school district policies on dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment; providing an administrative penalty.
  • HB 4449 (Reynolds) relates to the establishment of a task force to study disciplinary practices and policies in public schools.
  • HB 4625 (Reynolds, et al.) relates to bullying, cyberbullying, and identity-based bullying in public schools.
  • HB 4845 (Allison) relates to bullying prevention in public schools, including the establishment of a bullying prevention program.
  • HB 4882 (DeAyala) relates to a review by a local law enforcement agency of a school district’s multihazard emergency operations plan.
  • HB 5284 (Kitzman) relates to emergency response protocols and safety and security audits developed by the Texas School Safety Center and Health and Human Services Commission for day-care centers.

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Find information on in-person testifying.

Find information on submitting comments related to agenda items electronically.

Watch a live broadcast of the hearing on Monday.