1-1     By:  McClendon (Senate Sponsor - Madla)               H.B. No. 3158
 1-2           (In the Senate - Received from the House May 5, 1999;
 1-3     May 6, 1999, read first time and referred to Committee on
 1-4     Education; May 12, 1999, reported adversely, with favorable
 1-5     Committee Substitute by the following vote:  Yeas 5, Nays 0;
 1-6     May 12, 1999, sent to printer.)
 1-7     COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR H.B. No. 3158                  By:  Bivins
 1-8                            A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 1-9                                   AN ACT
1-10     relating to terms of trustees of certain special-purpose school
1-11     districts.
1-13           SECTION 1.  Sections 11.352(a) and (b), Education Code, are
1-14     amended to read as follows:
1-15           (a)  The State Board of Education shall appoint for each
1-16     district established under Section 11.351 a board of three, five,
1-17     or seven trustees.  A trustee is [, who are] not required to be a
1-18     resident [residents] of the district.
1-19           (b)  For each military reservation school district, the State
1-20     Board of Education may appoint a board of three or five trustees.
1-21     Enlisted military personnel may be appointed to the school board.
1-22     A majority of the trustees appointed for the district must be
1-23     civilians and all may be civilians.  The trustees shall be selected
1-24     from a list of persons who are qualified to serve as members of a
1-25     school district board of trustees under Section 11.061 and who live
1-26     or are employed on the military reservation.  The list shall be
1-27     furnished to the State Board of Education [board] by the commanding
1-28     officer of the military reservation.  The trustees appointed serve
1-29     term of two, three, or four years, as determined by the State Board
1-30     of Education.
1-31           SECTION 2.  The importance of this legislation and the
1-32     crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an
1-33     emergency and an imperative public necessity that the
1-34     constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
1-35     days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended,
1-36     and that this Act take effect and be in force from and after its
1-37     passage, and it is so enacted.
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