Bill Text: TX SCR60 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Introduced

Bill Title: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1839.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (N/A - Dead) 2017-05-28 - Received by the Secretary of the Senate [SCR60 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SCR60-Introduced.html
  85R34615 MEW-D
  By: Hughes S.C.R. No. 60
         WHEREAS, Senate Bill No. 1839 has been adopted by the senate
  and the house of representatives and is being prepared for
  enrollment; and
         WHEREAS, The bill contains technical errors that should be
  corrected; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED by the 85th Legislature of the State of Texas, That
  the enrolling clerk of the senate be instructed to make the
  following corrections to the enrolled version of Senate Bill
  No. 1839:
         (1)  In SECTION 3 of the bill, in the recital for amended
  Section 21.044, Education Code (page 2, lines 8-9), between
  "amended by" and "adding", insert "amending Subsection (c-1) and".
         (2)  In SECTION 3 of the bill, immediately following the
  recital for amended Section 21.044, Education Code (page 2, between
  lines 9 and 10), insert the following:
         (c-1)  The [Any] minimum academic qualifications for a
  certificate specified under Subsection (a) [that require a person
  to possess a bachelor's degree] must [also] require that the person
  receive, as part of the training required to obtain that
  certificate, instruction regarding mental health, substance abuse,
  and youth suicide. The instruction required must:
               (1)  be provided through or acquired from a program
  selected from the list of recommended best practice-based programs
  established under Section 161.325, Health and Safety Code; [and]
               (2)  include effective strategies for teaching and
  intervening with students with mental or emotional disorders,
  including de-escalation techniques and positive behavioral
  interventions and supports; and
               (3)  be implemented in compliance with requirements of
  the program selected under Subdivision (1).
         (3)  In SECTION 12 of the bill, strike Subdivision (3),
  repealing Section 21.057(e), Education Code, (page 10, line 9).