By Seaman, Berlanga, Luna H.B. No. 2801 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to certain payroll deductions for employees of 1-3 institutions of higher education. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Subchapter Z, Chapter 51, Education Code, is 1-6 amended by adding Section 51.941 as follows: 1-7 Sec. 51.941. PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS FOR SUPPORT OF INSTITUTIONS 1-8 OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS. An employee of 1-9 an institution of higher education may authorize a deduction each 1-10 pay period from the employee's salary or wage payment for a 1-11 charitable contribution to an institution of higher education as 1-12 defined by Section 61.003 or to a nonprofit organization whose 1-13 purpose is to support the programs of an institution of higher 1-14 education. Any such nonprofit organization must have an agreement 1-15 with the institution as required by Section 2255.001, Government 1-16 Code. 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.