Rockwall ISD Legislative Update

Legislative Update

Welcome to the Legislative Update

The Texas State Legislator meets every two years and each time they meet the impact on Texas public schools is significant. During this session, which starts in January and extends through May, our representatives will grapple with school funding, school vouchers and testing. We will keep you updated on this website as the session progresses and hope you will take an opportunity to contact our legislators during this session.


Selected Pending Legislation

  • Senate Bill 4 – Give Vouchers to Students From Corporate Tax Credits (Status: Passed Senate, In House)
  • Senate Bill 149 – Graduation by Committee (Status: Passed Senate, Passed House, Waiting for Governor to sign)
  • Senate Bill 313 – Reduce Number and Scope of TEKS (Status: In Committee)
  • Senate Bill 893 – Changing Teacher Evaluation Criteria (Status: Passed Senate, In House)
  • House Bill 925 – Maintain Minimum Fund Balance (Status: In Committee)

Contact Your Representatives

State Senator
Bob Hall
P.O. Box 12068
Austin, Texas 78711
(512) 463-0102

State Representative
Scott Turner
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0484

Legislative Update