


A BILL TO BE ENTITLED


AN ACT


relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the 

national research university fund. 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 

SECTION 1. Section 62.148(c), Education Code, is amended to 

read as follows: 

(c) Subject to Subsection (e), of the total amount 

appropriated from the fund for distribution in a state fiscal year, 

each eligible institution is entitled to a distribution in an 

amount equal to the sum of: 

(1) a fraction [oneseventh] of the total amount 

appropriated, the numerator of which is one and the denominator of 

which is the total number of general academic teaching institutions 

that are at the time of the distribution designated as emerging 

research universities under the coordinating board's 

accountability system; and 

(2) an equal share of any amount remaining after 

distributions are calculated under Subdivision (1), not to exceed 

an amount equal to onefourth of that remaining amount. 

SECTION 2. The change in law made by this Act to Section 

62.148(c), Education Code, applies to money appropriated from the 

national research university fund for each state fiscal year that 

begins on or after September 1, 2013. 

SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2013. 