TX HB159 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Passed on June 4 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-04 - Effective on 9/1/21
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.

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Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.


Roll Calls

2021-05-20 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 28 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-20 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 25 N: 5 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-20 - Senate - Read 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading (Y: 22 N: 8 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-20 - Senate - Rules suspended-Regular order of business (Y: 22 N: 8 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-04 - House - Read 3rd time RV#670 (Y: 103 N: 42 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2021-06-04 Effective on 9/1/21
2021-06-04 Signed by the Governor
2021-05-26SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2021-05-24 Sent to the Governor
2021-05-24SenateSigned in the Senate
2021-05-23HouseSigned in the House
2021-05-21HouseReported enrolled
2021-05-20HouseSenate passage reported
2021-05-20SenateRecord vote
2021-05-20SenateRead 3rd time
2021-05-20SenateRecord vote
2021-05-20SenateThree day rule suspended
2021-05-20SenateRecord vote
2021-05-20SenateRead 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading
2021-05-20SenateRecord vote
2021-05-20SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2021-05-18SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2021-05-17SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2021-05-14SenateReported favorably w/o amendments
2021-05-13SenateTestimony taken in committee
2021-05-13SenateConsidered in public hearing
2021-05-13SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2021-05-10SenateReferred to Education
2021-05-10SenateRead first time
2021-05-05SenateReceived from the House
2021-05-04HouseReported engrossed
2021-05-04HouseRecord vote RV#670
2021-05-04HouseRead 3rd time
2021-05-03HouseNonrecord vote recorded in Journal
2021-05-03HousePassed to engrossment
2021-05-03HouseRead 2nd time
2021-05-03HousePlaced on General State Calendar
2021-04-30HouseConsidered in Calendars
2021-04-27HouseConsidered in Calendars
2021-04-01HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2021-04-01HouseCommittee report distributed
2021-04-01HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2021-03-23HouseReported favorably w/o amendment(s)
2021-03-23HouseConsidered in public hearing
2021-03-16HouseLeft pending in committee
2021-03-16HouseTestimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
2021-03-16HouseConsidered in public hearing
2021-03-16HouseScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2021-02-25HouseReferred to Public Education
2021-02-25HouseRead first time

Same As/Similar To

SB180 (Same As) 2021-05-03 - Co-author authorized


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB159&RcdVtNo=670&Ch=H&Dt=05/04/2021
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/87r/pdf/87RSJ05-20-F.PDF#page=15
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/87r/pdf/87RSJ05-20-F.PDF#page=16

Bill Comments