By Duncan S.B. No. 104 76R1745 CAS-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to keeping school campuses open after school hours for 1-3 recreational purposes and tutoring. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Subchapter D, Chapter 11, Education Code, is 1-6 amended by adding Section 11.165 to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 11.165. ACCESS TO SCHOOL CAMPUSES. (a) The board of 1-8 trustees of an independent school district may adopt rules to keep 1-9 school campuses, including school libraries, open for recreational 1-10 activities and tutoring after school hours. 1-11 (b) A professional employee or volunteer serving in a 1-12 program for which a school campus is kept open under this section 1-13 is immune from liability to the same extent as a school district's 1-14 professional employees or volunteers, as applicable. 1-15 SECTION 2. This Act applies beginning with the 1999-2000 1-16 school year. 1-17 SECTION 3. 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.