H.B. No. 2285
  relating to the authority of certain independent school districts
  to change the terms for members of the districts' board of trustees.
         SECTION 1.  Section 11.059, Education Code, is amended by
  adding Subsections (e), (f), and (g) to read as follows:
         (e)  Not later than December 31, 2023, the board of trustees
  may adopt a resolution changing the length of the terms of its
  trustees. The resolution must provide for staggered terms of either
  three or four years and specify the manner in which the transition
  from the length of the former term to the modified term is made. The
  transition must begin with the first regular election for trustees
  that occurs after the board adopts the resolution, and a trustee who
  serves on the date the resolution is adopted shall serve the
  remainder of that term.
         (f)  A resolution under Subsection (e) may only be adopted by
  a board of trustees of an independent school district:
               (1)  with a central administrative office located in a
  county with a population of more than 1 million but less than 1.25
  million; and
               (2)  in which a municipality with a population of 4,500
  or less is located.
         (g) Subsections (e) and (f) and this subsection expire
  January 1, 2029.
         SECTION 2.  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, 2023.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 2285 was passed by the House on May 2,
  2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 136, Nays 8, 3 present, not
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 2285 was passed by the Senate on May
  24, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 1.
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________