Bill Text: TX SB788 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to the development of model data-sharing agreements for sharing certain student information between public schools, public and private institutions of higher education, and other entities.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-2)

Status: (Enrolled) 2021-05-12 - Sent to the Governor [SB788 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SB788-Enrolled.html
 
 
  S.B. No. 788
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the development of model data-sharing agreements for
  sharing certain student information between public schools, public
  and private institutions of higher education, and other entities.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter A, Chapter 7, Education Code, is
  amended by adding Section 7.012 to read as follows:
         Sec. 7.012.  MODEL DATA-SHARING AGREEMENTS. The agency, the
  Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and the Texas Workforce
  Commission jointly shall develop and make available the following
  model data-sharing agreements for sharing information subject to
  the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (20 U.S.C.
  Section 1232g) for purposes of system evaluation and improved
  support of students and workforce preparation participants:
               (1)  a model data-sharing agreement for public schools
  and public and private institutions of higher education to share
  that information with entities authorized to receive that
  information for use in ongoing system evaluation and improvement
  purposes or whose employees or contractors are school officials for
  purposes of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974;
  and
               (2)  a model data-sharing agreement for reciprocal
  sharing of that information between:
                     (A)  public schools;
                     (B)  public or private institutions of higher
  education;
                     (C)  state and local workforce entities; and
                     (D)  entities authorized to receive that
  information for use in ongoing system evaluation and improvement
  purposes or whose employees or contractors are school officials for
  purposes of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 788 passed the Senate on    
  March 31, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 788 passed the House on        
  May 8, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 131, Nays 8, two present
  not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor
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