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Estes amends H.B. 5 to provide needed oversight of the use of RFID technology

sensealPRESS RELEASE

Senator Craig Estes

Texas State Senate District 30

For Immediate Release

May 7, 2013

Contact: Liz White

512.463.0130

Senator Craig Estes amends H.B. 5 to provide needed oversight of the use of RFID technology by Texas school districts

Austin – State Senator Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) successfully amended H.B. 5 to require school districts to receive school board approval prior to using radio frequency information technology (RFID) to track students. The amendment also requires a parental opt-out provision for parents who do not want their children tracked by their school.

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