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Texas Bill Regarding the Duties of Public Schools and Open-Enrollment Charter Schools (SB 2078)

This law was last updated on Oct 31, 2017

This law is Anti–LGBTQ




SB 2078


Failed to Pass


Mar 10, 2017


Primary Sponsors: 2
Total Sponsors: 2


Anti-Transgender, LGBTQ

Full Bill Text

SB 2078 would amend certain requirements related to school safety, including provisions related to the multi-hazard emergency operations plan, safety and security audits, and safety and security committees. It would also create a notification requirement for certain threats.

The bill would make open enrollment charters subject to school safety requirements in existing state law.

Restroom, Locker Room, and Changing Facilities

An amendment was added in the house which would require the provision of single-occupancy facilities for use by a student who does not wish to use the facilities designated for use or commonly used by persons of the student’s biological sex.


Passed the senate on May 10, 2017, by a 31-0 vote.

Passed the house on May 22, 2017, by a 94-51 vote.


Primary Sponsor