Bill Text: TX HB314 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Engrossed


Bill Title: Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-2)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-04-17 - Referred to Education [HB314 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB314-Engrossed.html
  86R309 CAE-D
 
  By: Howard, Guillen, Bucy, Morrison, et al. H.B. No. 314
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to
  provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who
  are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public
  Education Information Management System.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 42.152, Education Code, is amended by
  adding Subsections (c-3) and (c-4) to read as follows:
         (c-3)  Notwithstanding Subsection (c), funds allocated under
  this section may be used to:
               (1)  provide child-care services or assistance with
  child-care expenses for students at risk of dropping out of school,
  as described by Section 29.081(d)(5); or
               (2)  pay the costs associated with services provided
  through a life skills program in accordance with Sections
  29.085(b)(1) and (3)-(7).
         (c-4)  Not later than January 1, 2020, the commissioner shall
  adopt rules requiring the Public Education Information Management
  System (PEIMS) to include pregnancy as a reason a student withdraws
  from or otherwise no longer attends public school.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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