By Garcia H.B. No. 2282
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
1-1 AN ACT
1-2 relating to the funding allotment for bilingual education programs
1-3 in public schools.
1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
1-5 SECTION 1. Section 42.153(a), Education Code, is amended to
1-6 read as follows:
1-7 (a) For each student in average daily attendance in a
1-8 bilingual education or special language program under Subchapter B,
1-9 Chapter 29, a district is entitled to an annual allotment equal to
1-10 the adjusted basic allotment multiplied by 0.2 [
1-11 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1999.
1-12 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the
1-13 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an
1-14 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the
1-15 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
1-16 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.