SB 96

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

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa


Sylvia Garcia

Bill Caption

Relating to a prohibition on the use and possession of e-cigarettes on school property or at school-related or school-sanctioned activities.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

No fiscal implication to local governments is anticipated.   

Bill Analysis

SB 96 would amend the Education Code to prohibit possession and smoking of e-cigarettes on school property and school sanctioned events. This is an addition to the code that already bans tobacco.

Vote Recommendation Notes

5/24/2015 update:

No changes were made in House committee. 

First chamber recommendation:

This bill neither affirms nor abridges the liberty principles upon which we base our vote recommendations, therefore we are neutral on SB 96.