SB 1166

85(R) - 2017
Senate Education
Senate Education
Harris County
Sunset Commission

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Neutral


Paul Bettencourt


Sylvia Garcia

Bill Caption

Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

Fiscal Notes

An impact of $0 through the biennium ending August 31, 2019.

The bill would make no appropriation but could provide the legal basis for an appropriation of funds to implement the provisions of the bill. 

Bill Analysis

SB 1166 is a bracketed bill that would require the Sunset Commission to review (without the authority to abolish) the Harris County Department of Education as if it were a state agency. This review would be conducted by September, 2019.

Vote Recommendation Notes

This bill supports our principle of limited government by providing a path for transparency and accountability for the Harris County Department of Education. We support SB 1166.