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  85R6965 PAM-D
 
  By: Campbell S.B. No. 601
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to authorizing an exemption for open-enrollment charter
  schools from certain municipal drainage requirements.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 552.053, Local Government Code, is
  amended by amending Subsection (b) and adding Subsections (b-1) and
  (b-2) to read as follows:
         (b)  The following may be exempt:
               (1)  this state;
               (2)  a county;
               (3)  a municipality; or
               (4)  [a] school districts and open-enrollment charter
  schools [district].
         (b-1)  For purposes of an exemption granted under Subsection
  (b)(4), the exemption must be granted to both school districts and
  open-enrollment charter schools.
         (b-2)  For purposes of this section, an "open-enrollment
  charter school" means a school granted a charter under Subchapter D
  or E, Chapter 12, Education Code.
         SECTION 2.  An exemption granted to a school district under
  Section 552.053(b)(4), Local Government Code, as that section
  existed before the effective date of this Act, automatically
  extends to all open-enrollment charter schools located in the
  municipality after the effective date of this Act unless the
  municipality repeals the exemption before the effective date of
  this Act.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2017.