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CS/SB 372: Postsecondary Education for Certain Military Personnel

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Lee ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cruz ; Harrell ; Broxson ; Perry ; Stewart

Postsecondary Education for Certain Military Personnel; Requiring the Board of Governors and the State Board of Education, in consultation with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, to create a process for the uniform award of postsecondary credit or career education clock hours to certain servicemembers and veterans of the United States Armed Forces; requiring certain postsecondary institutions to award uniform postsecondary credit or career education clock hours for specified courses taken and occupations held by individuals during their service in the military, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/4/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 171 -SJ 382
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (MS)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/25/2019 Senate • Filed
10/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Education; Appropriations -SJ 29
11/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs and Space, 11/13/19, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Building
11/13/2019 Senate • Favorable by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
• Now in Education
12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 12/09/19, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
12/9/2019 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 133
12/11/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/13/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 28
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 124
1/17/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 01/23/20, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/23/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2/6/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/12/20 -SJ 267
2/12/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 267
2/13/2020 Senate • Retained on Calendar
2/27/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/20 -SJ 374
3/3/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 374
3/4/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 382
• Substituted CS/HB 171 -SJ 382
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 171 -SJ 382