Bill Text: TX HB755 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to consumer information regarding career schools and colleges.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-17 - Left pending in committee [HB755 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB755-Introduced.html
  87R5151 KSD-D
 
  By: Fierro H.B. No. 755
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to consumer information regarding career schools and
  colleges.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter B, Chapter 132, Education Code, is
  amended by adding Section 132.0221 to read as follows:
         Sec. 132.0221.  CAREER SCHOOL OR COLLEGE DATABASE
  INFORMATION. (a) To facilitate a consumer's informed selection
  among career schools and colleges, the commission shall include in
  its searchable database of licensed career schools and colleges the
  student loan default rates and average per-student student loan
  debt of each career school or college in addition to any other
  information the commission considers appropriate for inclusion in
  the database.
         (b)  Each career school or college shall provide to a
  prospective student, before the student's enrollment in the school
  or college, the most recent information included in the
  commission's database regarding the school or college.
         SECTION 2.  The Texas Workforce Commission shall ensure that
  its searchable database of licensed career schools and colleges
  includes the information prescribed by Section 132.0221, Education
  Code, as added by this Act, not later than January 1, 2022.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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