TX HB728 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-4)
Status: Passed on May 26 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-26 - Effective immediately
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to the establishment by the State Board of Education of an advanced computer science program for high school students.

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Relating to the establishment by the State Board of Education of an advanced computer science program for high school students.


Roll Calls

2017-05-15 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-15 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-20 - House - Read 3rd time RV#342 (Y: 144 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2017-04-19 - House - Constitutional three day rule suspended RV#317 (Y: 143 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2017-05-26 Effective immediately
2017-05-26 Signed by the Governor
2017-05-18 Sent to the Governor
2017-05-17SenateSigned in the Senate
2017-05-17HouseSigned in the House
2017-05-16HouseReported enrolled
2017-05-15HouseSenate passage reported
2017-05-15SenateRecord vote
2017-05-15SenateRead 3rd time
2017-05-15SenateRecord vote
2017-05-15SenateThree day rule suspended
2017-05-15SenateVote recorded in Journal
2017-05-15SenateRead 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading
2017-05-15SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2017-05-11SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2017-05-09SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2017-05-09SenateReported favorably w/o amendments
2017-05-04SenateConsidered in public hearing
2017-05-04SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2017-05-04SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2017-04-26SenateReferred to Education
2017-04-26SenateRead first time
2017-04-24SenateReceived from the House
2017-04-21HouseReported engrossed
2017-04-20HouseRecord vote
2017-04-20HouseRead 3rd time
2017-04-20HousePassed to engrossment as amended
2017-04-20HouseRead 2nd time
2017-04-20HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2017-04-19HouseRecord vote
2017-04-19HouseConstitutional three day rule suspended
2017-04-20HousePlaced on General State Calendar
2017-04-11HouseConsidered in Calendars
2017-04-06HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2017-04-06HouseCommittee report distributed
2017-04-05HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2017-03-21HouseReported favorably as substituted
2017-03-21HouseCommittee substitute considered in committee
2017-03-21HouseConsidered in public hearing
2017-03-14HouseLeft pending in committee
2017-03-14HouseTestimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
2017-03-14HouseCommittee substitute considered in committee
2017-03-14HouseConsidered in public hearing
2017-03-14HouseScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2017-02-20HouseReferred to Public Education
2017-02-20HouseRead first time


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