June 2017 Committee of the Full Board Tuesday Item 2

Legislative Update

June 20, 2017

COMMITTEE OF THE FULL BOARD: DISCUSSION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: NO ACTION

SUMMARY:
This item will provide an update on legislation passed by the 85th Texas Legislature during the regular session.

BOARD RESPONSE:
Review and comment.

FUTURE ACTION EXPECTED: Staff will provide a report on legislation affecting public education.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND SIGNIFICANT ISSUES: The 85th Session of the Texas Legislature convened on January 10, 2017 and concluded on May 29, 2017.

OTHER COMMENTS AND RELATED ISSUES: None.

Staff Member Responsible:

Julie Kopycinski, Director
Governmental Relations

Separate Exhibit:
SBOE Proposed 2017 Legislative Recommendations