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  H.B. No. 799
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to vocational training programs provided by the Windham
  School District.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 19.004(c), Education Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (c)  The district shall:
               (1)  develop educational programs specifically
  designed for persons eligible under Section 19.005 and ensure that
  those programs, such as GED and ESL, are integrated with an applied
  vocational context leading to employment;
               (1-a)  develop vocational training programs
  specifically designed for persons eligible under Section 19.005 and
  prioritize the programs that result in certification or licensure,
  considering the impact that a previous felony conviction has on the
  ability to secure certification, licensure, and employment;
               (1-b) continually assess job markets in this state and
  update, augment, and expand the vocational training programs
  developed under Subdivision (1-a) as necessary to provide relevant
  and marketable skills to students; and
               (2)  coordinate educational programs and services in
  the department with those provided by other state agencies, by
  political subdivisions, and by persons who provide programs and
  services under contract.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 799 was passed by the House on April
  18, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 799 was passed by the Senate on May
  15, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor