S.B. No. 1145
  relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Prairie View A&M
  University; authorizing an increase in the fee.
         SECTION 1.  Subsections (a), (b), and (f), Section 54.5393,
  Education Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The board of regents of The Texas A&M University System
  may impose an intercollegiate athletics fee on each student
  enrolled at Prairie View A&M University in an amount not to exceed
  $12.60 [$10] per semester credit hour, unless the amount is
  increased as provided by Subsection (b).
         (b)  The amount of the fee per semester credit hour may be
  increased from one academic year to the next if:
               (1)  the increase is approved by a majority vote of the
  students participating in a general student election held at the
  university for that purpose; or
               (2)  the amount of the increase does not exceed five
  percent and is approved by a majority vote of the legislative body
  of the student government of the university [imposed on a student in
  a semester or session may not exceed the amount of the fee imposed
  on a student enrolled in 15 semester credit hours during the same
  semester or session].
         (f)  This section expires September 1, 2018 [2013], except
  that this section does not expire if before the end of the 2017-2018 
  [2012-2013] academic year the board of regents issues bonds that
  are payable wholly or partly from the fee.  If the board of regents
  issues bonds as described by this subsection, the fee authorized by
  this section may not be imposed in any semester or session beginning
  after the date on which all of those bonds, including refunding
  bonds for the bonds, have been fully paid.
         SECTION 2.  Subsections (a) and (b), Section 54.5393,
  Education Code, as amended by this Act, apply only to a fee imposed
  for a semester that begins on or after the effective date of this
         SECTION 3.  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, 2013.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1145 passed the Senate on
  May 2, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1145 passed the House on
  May 22, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 146, Nays 2, two
  present not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House