By: West S.B. No. 806 73R793 SHS-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to programs that a justice court may require a child to 1-3 attend if the court finds that the child engaged in truant conduct. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Section 54.021, Family Code, is amended by adding 1-6 Subsection (e) to read as follows: 1-7 (e) If a school district is authorized by law to provide a 1-8 program that a child may be required to attend under Subsection (d) 1-9 of this section, a county, juvenile board, or community college may 1-10 agree to provide the program jointly with a school district if the 1-11 county includes territory of the school district or if the juvenile 1-12 board serves, or the community college is located in, a county that 1-13 includes territory of the school district. Each entity subject to 1-14 the agreement shall assist in the provision of the program 1-15 according to terms approved by the governing board of each of those 1-16 entities. 1-17 SECTION 2. The importance of this legislation and the 1-18 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-19 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-20 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-21 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended, 1-22 and that this Act take effect and be in force from and after its 1-23 passage, and it is so enacted.