Bill not drafted by TLC or Senate E&E. Line and page numbers may not match official copy. By Seaman 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. Chapter 51, Education Code, is amended by the 1-6 addition of Section 51.941 as follows: 1-7 Section 51.941. Payroll Deductions for Support of 1-8 Institutions of Higher Education and Affiliated Organizations. An 1-9 employee of an institution of higher education may authorize a 1-10 deduction each pay period from the employee's salary or wage 1-11 payment for a charitable contribution to an institution of higher 1-12 education as defined by Section 61.003 of this code, or to a 1-13 non-profit organization whose purpose is to support the programs of 1-14 an institution of higher education. Any such non-profit 1-15 organization must have an agreement with the institution as 1-16 required by Section 2255.001, Government Code. 1-17 SECTION 2. EMERGENCY. The importance of this legislation 1-18 and the 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.