Bill Text: TX HB1411 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to funding under the transportation allotment for transportation related to career and technology education and the use of transportation allotment funds by school districts to provide prepaid fuel cards to certain students.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2021-05-04 - No action taken in committee [HB1411 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB1411-Introduced.html
  87R5246 MM-F
 
  By: Gates H.B. No. 1411
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to funding under the transportation allotment for
  transportation related to career and technology education and the
  use of transportation allotment funds by school districts to
  provide prepaid fuel cards to certain students.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Sections 48.151(f) and (l), Education Code, are
  amended to read as follows:
         (f)  The cost of transporting career and technology
  education students from a school bus stop to a campus or one campus
  to another inside a district, from a sending district to another
  secondary public school for a career and technology program or an
  area career and technology school or to an approved post-secondary
  institution under a contract for instruction approved by the
  agency, or from a school bus stop or district campus to a location
  at which students are provided work-based learning under the
  district's career and technology program shall be reimbursed based
  on the number of actual miles traveled times the district's
  official extracurricular travel per mile rate as set by the board of
  trustees and approved by the agency.
         (l)  A school district may, with the funds allotted under
  this section, provide a bus pass, [or] card for another
  transportation system, or prepaid fuel card to each student who is
  eligible to use the regular transportation system of the district
  but for whom the regular transportation system of the district is
  not a feasible method of providing transportation, including to a
  location at which students are provided work-based learning under
  the district's career and technology program. The commissioner by
  rule shall provide procedures for a school district to provide bus
  passes, [or] cards for another transportation system, or prepaid
  fuel cards to students under this subsection.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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