H.B. No. 2441
relating to the recreational facility fee at The University of
Texas at San Antonio.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 54.543, Education Code, is amended by
amending Subsection (a) and adding Subsection (a-1) to read as
(a) The board of regents of The University of Texas System
may charge each student enrolled at The University of Texas at San
Antonio a recreational facility fee not to exceed:
(1) $150 [
$100] for a term or semester of more than six
weeks; [ each semester of the regular term] or
(2) $75 for a term or semester of six weeks or less.
(a-1) The recreational facility fee may be used only [ summer
session] to finance, construct, operate, maintain, or improve
student recreational facilities at the university.
SECTION 2. The change in law made by this Act applies
beginning with the 2005 fall semester.
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, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 2441 was passed by the House on April
7, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 147, Nays 0, 2 present, not
Chief Clerk of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 2441 was passed by the Senate on May
25, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate