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CS/SB 442: Postsecondary Education for Certain Military Personnel

GENERAL BILL by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space ; Lee ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Broxson ; Cruz ; Mayfield ; Diaz ; Gibson

Postsecondary Education for Certain Military Personnel; Requiring the Board of Governors and State Board of Education, in consultation with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, to create a uniform system for the award of postsecondary credit to certain servicemembers and veterans of the United States Armed Forces; requiring specified postsecondary institutions to waive the transcript fee for active duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States, certain veterans, and their spouses and dependents, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (MS)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/23/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Appropriations -SJ 63
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 63
    3/7/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/12/19, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    3/12/2019 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 195
    • Now in Military and Veterans Affairs and Space
    3/21/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs and Space, 03/26/19, 9:30 am, 37 Senate Building
    3/26/2019 Senate • CS by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 280
    3/27/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    3/28/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    4/2/2019 Senate • CS by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space read 1st time -SJ 288
    4/8/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/11/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/11/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 349
    4/12/2019 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    4/23/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19 -SJ 496
    4/25/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 477
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/26/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 573
    • CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 574
    4/26/2019 House • In Messages
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Messages

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  • CS/SB 442, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/27/2019 at 12:13 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/10/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/12/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 217 (c2) Postsecondary Education for Certain Military Personnel Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died on Calendar

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/11/2019 9:00 AM Appropriations 19 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/26/2019 1:54 PM Senate 40 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1004.096 College credit for military training and education courses. Page 2 (pdf)
    1009.26 Fee waivers. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • SB 442, Original Filed Version Posted 1/23/2019 at 10:06 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 3/11/2019 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 3/12/2019 (pdf)
    Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (Pre-Meeting) 3/25/2019 (pdf)
    Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (Post-Meeting) 3/27/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 217 (c2) Postsecondary Education for Certain Military Personnel Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died on Calendar

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    825000 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Military and Veterans Affairs and Space
    (Lee)
    3/25/2019
    9:37 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/26/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    3/12/2019 1:30 PM Education 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/26/2019 9:30 AM Military and Veterans Affairs and Space 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1004.096 College credit for military training and education courses. Page 1 (pdf)
    1009.26 Fee waivers. Page 3 (pdf)

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