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  H.B. No. 1568
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to authorizing an exemption from tuition and fees charged
  by a junior college district for employees of the district.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter E, Chapter 130, Education Code, is
  amended by adding Section 130.0851 to read as follows:
         Sec. 130.0851.  TUITION EXEMPTION FOR DISTRICT EMPLOYEES.
  The governing board of a junior college district may exempt a
  district employee who enrolls in courses offered by the district
  from the payment of all or part of the tuition or fees charged to a
  student at a junior college by the district.
         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, 2009.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1568 was passed by the House on April
  28, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 149, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1568 was passed by the Senate on May
  20, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor