H.B. No. 1550
  relating to participation in state travel service contracts by
  open-enrollment charter schools.
         SECTION 1.  Section 2171.055(f), Government Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (f)  An officer or employee of a public junior college, as
  defined by Section 61.003, Education Code, of an open-enrollment
  charter school established under Subchapter D, Chapter 12,
  Education Code, or of a school district who is engaged in official
  business may participate in the commission's contract for travel
  services. The commission may charge a participating public junior
  college, open-enrollment charter school, or school district a fee
  not to exceed the costs incurred by the commission in providing
  services under this subsection. The commission shall periodically
  review fees and shall adjust them as needed to ensure recovery of
  costs incurred in providing services to public junior colleges,
  open-enrollment charter schools, and school districts under this
  subsection. The commission shall deposit the fees collected under
  this subsection to the credit of the public education travel
  account. The public education travel account is an account in the
  general revenue fund that may be appropriated only for the purposes
  of this chapter. The commission shall adopt rules and make or amend
  contracts as necessary to administer this subsection.
         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, 2011.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 1550 was passed by the House on April
  14, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 1550 was passed by the Senate on May
  17, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________