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  S.B. No. 495
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts.
         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)  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;
               [(5)]  the part of the San Marcos Consolidated
  Independent School District located in Guadalupe County;
               (5) [(6)]  Bastrop County, except the territory within
  the Lexington Independent School District;
               (6) [(7)]  the part of the Elgin Independent School
  District located in Lee County; and
               (7) [(8)]  the part of the Smithville Independent
  School District located in Fayette County.
         SECTION 2.  Section 130.171, Education Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 130.171.  CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE DISTRICT SERVICE AREA.
  The service area of the Central Texas College District includes the
  territory within:
               (1)  the Killeen Independent School District, located
  in Bell County;
               (2)  the Copperas Cove Independent School District,
  located in Coryell County;
               (3)  Fort Hood and North Fort Hood, located in Bell
  County;
               (4)  Coryell, Gillespie, Hamilton, Lampasas, Llano,
  Mason, Mills, and San Saba counties;
               (5)  the Brady, Lohn, and Rochelle independent school
  districts located in McCullough County;
               (6)  the Burnet Consolidated Independent School
  District located in Burnet County;
               (7)  the Florence Independent School District;
               (8)  the part of the Lampasas Independent School
  District that is located in Burnet County;
               (9)  the part of the Lampasas Independent School
  District that is located in Bell County;
               (10)  the part of the Copperas Cove Independent School
  District that is located in Bell County; and
               (11)  the Marble Falls Independent School District.
         SECTION 3.  Section 130.208, Education Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 130.208.  THE VICTORIA COLLEGE DISTRICT SERVICE AREA.
  The service area of The Victoria College District includes the
  territory within:
               (1)  Victoria, Lavaca, DeWitt, Gonzales, and Calhoun
  counties;
               (2)  Jackson County, except the territory within the
  Ganado Independent School District; and
               (3)  Refugio County, except the territory within the
  Woodsboro Independent School District[; and
               [(4)     Gonzales County, except the territory within the
  Nixon-Smiley Consolidated Independent School District].
         SECTION 4.  The change in law made by this Act applies
  beginning with the 2015 fall semester, except that during the
  2015-2016 academic year the Austin Community College District may
  continue to treat the areas removed by this Act from the 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 areas.
         SECTION 5.  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, 2015.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 495 passed the Senate on
  March 23, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 495 passed the House on
  May 22, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 140, Nays 0, two
  present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor