Bill

HB 403

86(R) - 2019
House Public Education
Senate Education
House Public Education
Senate Education
Human Trafficking
Education
Crimes
Child abuse

Contact the Author

Senfronia Thompson

Phone:

(512) 463-0720

Capitol Office:

3S.6

Email:

Vote Recommendation

Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral

Author(s)

Senfronia Thompson

Sponsor(s)

Joan Huffman

Co-Sponsor(s)

Carol Alvarado

Bill Caption

Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees and the superintendent of an independent school district regarding sexual abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 403 would require school board members to take a one hour course every two years that would provide training on identifying and reporting potential victims of sexual abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children. Superintendents would also be required to complete two and a half hours of training every five years. 

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 403.

Organizations Supporting

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Texas
 National Association of Social Workers/Texas

Contact the Author

Senfronia Thompson

Phone:

(512) 463-0720

Capitol Office:

3S.6

Email: