By:  Whitmire                                                     S.B. No. 862
	(In the Senate - Filed March 4, 2003; March 10, 2003, read 
first time and referred to Committee on Education; March 27, 2003, 
reported adversely, with favorable Committee Substitute by the 
following vote:  Yeas 9, Nays 0; March 27, 2003, sent to printer.)

COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR S.B. No. 862                                    By:  Shapiro

relating to the operation of public schools on Memorial Day. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Section 25.081, Education Code, is amended by adding Subsection (c) to read as follows: (c) A school district must provide for district schools to be closed each year on Memorial Day. SECTION 2. 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.
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