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The House Select Committee on Youth Health & Safety Committee will meet Monday, April 10, at 2:30 p.m. or upon adjournment of the House, to hear testimony on 15 bills, including the following that concern K-12 schools:

  • HB 2673 (Hull) relates to requirements for the use and transfer of electronic devices to students by a public school.
  • HB 2725 (VanDeaver) relates to truancy; increasing a criminal penalty.
  • HB 3654 (Davis) relates to the suspension of a public school student for engaging in certain conduct against an employee or volunteer of a school district.
  • HB 3800 (Ken King) relates to the participation of campus-based mental health professionals in certain managed care plans.
  • HB 3833 (Janie Lopez) relates to the duties of a public school counselor.
  • HB 3867 (Bucy) relates to notification and documentation requirements regarding certain behavior management for a student enrolled in a special education program of a public school.
  • HB 3898 (Martinez) relates to establishing a pilot program to employ a life skills counselor and establish a life skills circle to assess certain student behavior at public high school campuses in certain counties.
  • HB 3917 (Buckley) relates to dismissal of a complaint alleging a parent contributing to nonattendance on the parent’s fulfillment of certain terms.
  • HB 3931 (Dutton) relates to truancy; increasing a criminal penalty.
  • HB 4777 (Plesa) relates to the model training curriculum for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

See the hearing posting.

Find information on in-person testifying.

Find information on submitting comments related to agenda items electronically.

Watch a live broadcast of the hearing at 8 a.m. Tuesday.