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Rick Perry's Voting Records on Issue: K-12 Education

Office: Governor (TX), Republican
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Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 14, 2013 SB 504 Repeals Spinal Curvature Requirement for Students Vetoed - Executive
Veto
June 14, 2013 HB 217 Limits Kinds of Beverages Sold on Public School Campuses Vetoed - Executive
Veto
June 14, 2013 HB 2824 Amends the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium Vetoed - Executive
Veto
June 14, 2013 SB 1234 Repeals the Definition of Chronic Truancy as a Criminal Act Vetoed - Executive
Veto
June 14, 2013 HB 1009 Establishes "School Marshal" as a New Category of Law Enforcement for Schools Signed - Executive
Sign
June 14, 2013 HB 2836 Amends the Texas Education Agency to Promote "Essential Knowldge and Skills" Vetoed - Executive
Veto
June 14, 2013 SB 17 Establishes a Free School Safety Training Program for Certain School District Employees Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 24, 2013 SB 376 Establishes a Free Breakfast Program for Students Signed - Executive
Sign
July 19, 2011 SB 1 2011-2013 Biennium Education Budget Signed - Executive
Sign
June 17, 2011 HB 1 2011-2013 Budget Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto

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