H.B. No. 495
relating to the student enrollment required for the operation of
Texas A&M University--Central Texas as an independent general
academic teaching institution.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 87.861(d), Education Code, is amended to
read as follows:
(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of this subchapter,
Texas A&M University--Central Texas may not operate as a general
academic teaching institution until the Texas Higher Education
Coordinating Board certifies that enrollment at the Tarleton State
University System Center--Central Texas in Killeen has reached an
enrollment equivalent of 1,000 [
2,500] full-time students for one
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, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 495 was passed by the House on April
22, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 143, Nays 0, 2 present, not
voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
No. 495 on May 26, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 144, Nays 0, 2
present, not voting.
Chief Clerk of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 495 was passed by the Senate, with
amendments, on May 23, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays
Secretary of the Senate