HB 3748

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

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Marsha Farney

Bill Caption

Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care.

Fiscal Notes

There is no significant fiscal implication to the State or local government.

Bill Analysis

HB 3748 would amend code to require theTexas Education Agency (TEA) to designate at least one employee to act as a liaison regarding educational issues related to students in foster care.  The bill would require higher institutions to education to designate a liaison for current and incoming students formerly in foster care. The bill would require a memorandum of understanding between the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) and the Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to exchange student information to evaluate educational outcomes for students formerly in foster care.

Vote Recommendation Notes

The provisions of this bill neither affirm nor offend our liberty principles. For this reason, we remain neutral on HB 3748.

The second chamber sponsor is Senator West.