By Duncan S.B. No. 1494 76R8793 KKA-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to requirements applicable to renovation of public school 1-3 facilities financed with state assistance. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Chapter 46, Education Code, is amended by adding 1-6 Section 46.0081 to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 46.0081. SURVEY REQUIREMENT FOR RENOVATION PROJECTS. 1-8 (a) A school district may not use state funds received under this 1-9 chapter to pay the costs of renovating an instructional facility 1-10 unless the district obtains a copy of a survey that analyzes the 1-11 facility's overall indoor environmental quality. 1-12 (b) The survey required by this section must be conducted by 1-13 an independent professional not regularly employed by the school 1-14 district. 1-15 SECTION 2. Section 46.0081, Education Code, as added by this 1-16 Act, does not apply to a renovation project for which working 1-17 drawings were completed before the effective date of this Act. A 1-18 renovation project for which working drawings were completed before 1-19 the effective date of this Act is governed by the law in effect at 1-20 the time the drawings were completed, and that law is continued in 1-21 effect for that purpose. 1-22 SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 1999. 1-23 SECTION 4. The importance of this legislation and the 1-24 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 2-1 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 2-2 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 2-3 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.