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Amend SB 1566 (house committee printing) by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION to the bill and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  Subchapter Z, Chapter 33, Education Code, is amended by adding Section 33.9031 to read as follows:
Sec. 33.9031.  BEFORE-SCHOOL AND AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS. (a) The board of trustees of a school district may establish before-school or after-school programs for students enrolled in elementary or middle school grades. A program established under this section may operate before, after, or before and after school hours.
(b)  A student is eligible to participate in a school district's before-school or after-school program if the student:
(1)  is enrolled in a public or private school; or
(2)  resides within the boundaries of the school district.
(c)  A school district shall conduct a request for proposals procurement process to enable the district to determine if contracting with a child-care facility that provides a before-school or after-school program, as defined by Section 42.002, Human Resources Code, to provide the district's before-school or after-school program would serve the district's best interests. Following the request for proposals procurement process, the district may enter into a contract with a child-care facility or implement a before-school or after-school program operated by the district. If the district enters into a contract with a child-care facility, the contract must comply with the requirements of Section 44.031 and may not exceed a term of three years.
(d)  The board of trustees of a school district may adopt rules in accordance with Section 11.165 to provide access to school campuses before or after school hours for the purpose of providing a before-school or after-school program.