SB 2282

86(R) - 2019
Senate Education
Senate Education

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Royce West

Bill Caption

Relating to providing mental health services and mental health education to public school students at school-based health centers.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

SB 2282 would amend the Education Code to include mental health services in services that school-based health centers may provide. The bill would also require school boards to appoint someone from a licensed mental health service provider to the district's Health Education and Health Care board.   

Vote Recommendation Notes

Due the permissible nature of this bill, Texas Action remains neutral on SB 2282 which does not appear to affect our liberty principles. 

Organizations Supporting

Coalition of Texans with Disabilities
Disability Rights Texas
League of Women Voters of Texas
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Texas
The Arc of Texas 
 National Association of Social Workers/Texas