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  H.B. No. 4276
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the Paris Junior College 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 130.0829 to read as follows:
         Sec. 130.0829.  GOVERNING BOARD OF PARIS JUNIOR COLLEGE
  DISTRICT. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this
  subchapter, the governing board of the Paris Junior College
  District may provide by resolution or order of the board for the
  election of nine board members as follows:
               (1)  eight members elected from respective
  commissioner precincts and evenly allocated among those precincts;
  and
               (2)  one member elected at large.
         (b)  A resolution or order of the governing board under
  Subsection (a) must establish transition terms of office to conform
  to elections held in even-numbered years and staggered six-year
  terms.
         (c)  Notwithstanding Section 41.0052, Election Code, the
  governing board of the Paris Junior College District by resolution
  or order of the board may change the date on which the district
  holds its general election for board members to the November
  uniform election date.  The governing board shall adjust the terms
  of office to conform to a change made to the election date under
  this subsection. 
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 4276 was passed by the House on May 9,
  2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 145, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 4276 was passed by the Senate on May
  24, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor