By Goodman H.B. No. 2502 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to children residing in a household. 1-3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-4 SECTION 1. Section 71.01(3), Family Code, is amended to read 1-5 as follows: 1-6 (3) "Family" includes individuals related by 1-7 consanguinity or affinity, as determined under Article 5996h, 1-8 Revised Statutes, individuals who are former spouses of each other, 1-9 individuals who are the biological parents of the same child, 1-10 without regard to marriage, and a foster child and foster parent, 1-11 whether or not those individuals reside together, and any other 1-12 child who resides in the household without regard to whether the 1-13 child is related to any other member of the household. 1-14 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1993. 1-15 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 1-16 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-17 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-18 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-19 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.