Public schools; withholding child from custodial parent. (SB240)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; withholding child from custodial parent. Makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor for any principal, assistant principal, or supervisor employed by a local school board who fails to or refuses to release a child into the custody of the child's custodial parent or other legal custodian, unless such failure or refusal is necessitated by a critical event or emergency governed by the school crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plan. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100038D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/08/2014Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB240)
01/30/2014Continued to 2015 in Education and Health (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
12/04/2014Left in Education and Health