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Relating to improving the quality and efficiency of health care.
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- Referred to Committee
- Bill Passed
This text refers to the Passage With Amendment in the House.
Vote to pass a bill that outlines the procedures in the management and organization of boards of trustees in public school districts.
-Authorizes school districts to suspend or terminate an employee if the employee's contract is voided by actions, including, but not limited to, one of the following (Sec. 1):<ul>-Failure to hold a valid certificate or permit from the State Board of Education; or -Failure to fulfill requirements necessary to extend or renew temporary, probationary, or emergency certificate.</ul> -Prohibits a school district from suspending or terminating an employee due to their certificate being expired under these parameters (Sec. 1):<ul>-If the employee requests an extension from the State Board for Educator Certification in order to renew his or her certification or permit; or -If it is not past the 10th day after the date the contract is void, and the employee takes the necessary measures to renew their certificate.</ul> -Authorizes the board of trustees of a school district, with approval of the commissioner, to implement a furlough program, and reduce the number of days of service by up to 6 days throughout the school year (Sec. 5). -Authorizes the board of trustees of a school district to reduce the salary of an employee that is furloughed, in proportion to the number of days that the service is reduced (Sec. 5). -Requires school districts to annually perform fitness evaluations on students in grade three or higher that are enrolled in any physical education course (Sec. 6). -Authorizes the commissioner to determine if the funding per student provided to districts for the following year is less than the amount for the 2010-2011 school year (Sec. 7). -Specifies that this legislation takes effect immediately if approved by a 2/3 vote in each house; otherwise it takes effect 91 days after the last day of the legislative session (Sec. 9). -Rep. Lance Gooden is not listed on our vote breakdown because his vote did not accurately reflect his intentions; he initially voted "Yea" but intended to vote "Nay".
|Date||Chamber||en-TX, bills, show, action|
|House||Motion to adopt conference committee report|
|House||Point of order sustained|
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