Last Updated: 5/21/15
House and Senate rules prevent further movement of this bill. House Bill 1218 was referred to the Public Education Committee on Tuesday, March 03, 2015.
Please urge your Texas state representative to support HB 1218 to require that all human sexuality education course materials and instructions used in public schools teach that life begins at conception.
House Bill 1218 would amend Chapter 28 of the Education Code.
Read a one page summary of the bill
Pro-life Texas State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R-Southlake) is authoring this excellent bill to improve the culture of life in our public school systems.
If you would like to testify in favor of the “Life at Conception Act,” please contact Texas Alliance for Life board member Terry Williams.
This is one of the first pro-life bill of this legislative session to be heard in committee! Please contact and urge your Texas state representative to support HB 1218, especially if he or she is a member of this committee.
PUBLIC EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock (R-Killeen (Chair)
Rep. Alma Allen (D-Houston) (Vice Chair)
Rep. Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston)
Rep. Joe Deshotel (R-Beaumont)
Rep. Harold V. Dutton, Jr. (D-Houston)
Rep. Marsha Farney (R-Georgetown)
Rep. Rick Galindo (R-San Antonio)
Rep. Mary E. González (R-Clint)
Rep. Dan Huberty (R-Houston)
Rep. Ken King (R-Canadian)
Rep. Gary VanDeaver (R-New Boston)
HB 1218, by pro-life Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, would require that all human sexuality education course materials and instructions used in public schools teach that life begins at conception.