HB 165

86(R) - 2019
House Public Education
Senate Education
House Public Education
Senate Education

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Diego Bernal


Beverly Powell

Bill Caption

Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 165 would authorize students in special education programs to earn credits on their chosen course of study. The bill would allow the endorsements to be transferred to the student's transcripts with or without modifications of the curriculum. The new requirements would be under the supervision of the State Board of Education.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 165 as it does not affect any of our liberty principles.

Organizations Supporting

Coalition of Texans with Disabilities
Disability Rights Texas
Easter Seals Central Texas
Texas Classroom Teachers Association
The Arc of Texas 
 National Association of Social Workers/Texas