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  H.B. No. 3236
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the service areas of the Austin Community College
  District and the Blinn Junior College District.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 130.166, Education Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 130.166.  AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT SERVICE
  AREA.  The service area of the Austin Community College District
  includes the territory within:
               (1)  [Bastrop,] Hays, Gillespie, Caldwell, and Blanco
  counties;
               (2)  Travis County, except the territory within the
  Marble Falls Independent School District;
               (3)  Williamson County, except the territory within the
  Florence, Granger, Hutto, Lexington, Taylor, and Thrall
  independent school districts;
               (4)  the part of the Nixon-Smiley Consolidated
  Independent School District located in Gonzales County; [and]
               (5)  the part of the San Marcos Consolidated
  Independent School District located in Guadalupe County;
               (6)  Bastrop County, except the territory within the
  Lexington Independent School District;
               (7)  the part of the Elgin Independent School District
  located in Lee County; and
               (8)  the part of the Smithville Independent School
  District located in Fayette County.
         SECTION 2.  Section 130.168, Education Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 130.168.  BLINN JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT SERVICE
  AREA.  The service area of the Blinn College District includes the
  territory within:
               (1)  Washington, Burleson, Brazos, Madison, Grimes,
  and Waller[, Lee, and Fayette] counties;
               (2)  the Mumford, Hearne, and Franklin independent
  school districts located in Robertson County;
               (3)  Austin County, other than the territory within the
  Wallis-Orchard Independent School District;
               (4)  the Milano and Gause independent school districts
  located in Milam County;
               (5)  the part of the Richards Independent School
  District that is located in Walker and Montgomery counties; [and]
               (6)  the part of the Bryan Independent School District
  that is located in Robertson County;
               (7)  Fayette County, other than the territory within
  the Smithville Independent School District;
               (8)  Lee County, other than the territory within the
  Elgin Independent School District; and
               (9)  the part of the Lexington Independent School
  District that is located in Bastrop, Milam, and Williamson
  counties.
         SECTION 3.  The change in law made by this Act applies
  beginning with the 2007 fall semester, except that during the
  2007-2008 academic year, the Austin Community College District and
  the Blinn Junior College District each may continue to treat the
  areas removed by this Act from the applicable district's service
  area as if the areas were still in the district's service area as
  necessary to avoid an unreasonable interruption of junior college
  services in the area.
         SECTION 4.  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, 2007.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3236 was passed by the House on April
  27, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 133, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3236 was passed by the Senate on May
  23, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor