78R15256 SLO-D

By:  Zedler, et al.                                               H.B. No. 2831

Substitute the following for H.B. No. 2831:                                   

By:  Dawson                                                   C.S.H.B. No. 2831

relating to parental rights in public education. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Section 26.001, Education Code, is amended by adding Subsection (f) to read as follows: (f) Each school district shall include in the district's student handbook: (1) a statement of the district's grievance procedure under Section 26.011; and (2) a copy or summary of the provisions of this chapter relating to parental rights. SECTION 2. This Act applies beginning with the 2003-2004 school year. SECTION 3. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this Act takes effect September 1, 2003.