HB 1559

84(R) - 2015
House Public Education
House Public Education

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Marisa Marquez


Tan Parker

Bill Caption

Relating to public school Internet website information concerning local programs and services available to assist homeless students.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State.

Local Government

No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated. School districts may incur some costs associated with compiling and posting information related to assisting homeless students.

Bill Analysis

HB 1559 would require school districts that maintain a website to post information about programs and services that can assist homeless students. The bill would provide that school districts are not liable for any harm that may come to a student in connection with a local program or service referred to on the website. Schools districts with fewer than 3,000 students in counties with a population of less than 50,000 would be exempt from the provisions of this legislation.

Vote Recommendation Notes

The provisions of this bill neither affirm nor abridge our liberty principles, therefore we are neutral. 

The Senate sponsor is Senator Larry Taylor.