Texas 2013 Employment First Bill (S.B 1226)
The act establishes an employment-first policy and task force to promote integrated competitive employment opportunities that provide a living wage for individuals with disabilities. The Texas Education Agency and the Texas Workforce Commission will jointly adopt and implement the policy.
- Department of Workforce Development
- Department of Education
- School-to-Work Transition
- Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
- Employer Engagement
- Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships