To display a statute as it exists on a particular date:*
  • 1.  Select a date using the Calendar selector on the left.
  • 2.  Select a Code, an Article/Chapter, and an Art./Sec. for the selected Code.
  • 3.  To start over, click the Reset button.
  •  

* Statutes are available from 2004 through the 86th Legislature, 2019. Please note that some statutes will not become effective until a future date.

<       >
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
Selected Date: 5/1/2015
Code:
Article/Chapter:
Art./Sec.:

Education Code 29.0112 on 5/1/2015

	
					

Sec. 29.0112.  TRANSITION AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDE. (a)  The agency, with assistance from the Health and Human Services Commission, shall develop a transition and employment guide for students enrolled in special education programs and their parents to provide information on statewide services and programs that assist in the transition to life outside the public school system.  The agency may contract with a private entity to prepare the guide.


Text of subsection effective until June 17, 2015

(b)  The transition and employment guide must contain information specific to this state regarding:

(1)  transition services;

(2)  employment and supported employment services;

(3)  social security programs;

(4)  community and long-term services and support;

(5)  postsecondary educational programs and services;

(6)  information sharing with health and human services agencies and providers;

(7)  guardianship and alternatives to guardianship;

(8)  self-advocacy, person-directed planning, and self-determination; and

(9)  contact information for all relevant state agencies.

(c)  The transition and employment guide must be produced in an electronic format and posted on the agency's website in a manner that permits the guide to be easily identified and accessed.

(d)  The agency must update the transition and employment guide posted on the agency's website at least once every two years.


Text of subsection effective until June 15, 2017

(e)  A school district shall:

(1)  post the transition and employment guide on the district's website if the district maintains a website; and

(2)  provide written information and, if necessary, assistance to a parent regarding how to access the electronic version of the guide at:

(A)  the first meeting of the student's admission, review, and dismissal committee at which transition is discussed; or

(B)  the first committee meeting that occurs after the date the guide becomes available, if a student has already had an admission, review, and dismissal committee meeting discussing transition.

Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 257 (H.B. 617), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2013.

Amended by:

Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 574 (S.B. 748), Sec. 2, eff. June 9, 2017.

The statutes available on this website are current through the 86th Legislature, 2019. The Texas Constitution is current through the amendments approved by voters in November 2019. In 2018 the section headings to the constitution, which are not officially part of the text of the constitution, were revised to reflect amendments and to modernize the language.