Bill Text: TX HB2421 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to an annual report on employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2017-05-12 - Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm. [HB2421 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-HB2421-Comm_Sub.html
  85R23763 KJE-F
 
  By: Howard, Button H.B. No. 2421
 
  Substitute the following for H.B. No. 2421:
 
  By:  Lozano C.S.H.B. No. 2421
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to an annual report on employment positions provided
  through the Texas college work-study program.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 56.082, Education Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 56.082.  ANNUAL [BIENNIAL] REPORT. [(a)] Not later
  than January 1 of each [odd-numbered] year, the Texas Higher
  Education Coordinating Board shall submit to the governor, the
  lieutenant governor, the speaker of the house of representatives,
  and the standing legislative committees with primary jurisdiction
  over higher education and post on the coordinating board's Internet
  website a report on the Texas college work-study program. The
  report must include the total number of students employed through
  the program, disaggregated by:
               (1)  race, ethnicity, and gender;
               (2)  major and certificate or degree program;
               (3)  classification as a freshman, sophomore, junior,
  or senior or the equivalent;
               (4)  enrollment in a full course load or less than a
  full course load, as determined by the coordinating board;
               (5)  the employment position's location on or off
  campus; and
               (6) [(2)]  the employer's status as a for-profit or
  nonprofit entity.
         [(b)     Notwithstanding Subsection (a), the Texas Higher
  Education Coordinating Board shall submit its initial report under
  that subsection not later than May 1, 2019.     This subsection
  expires September 1, 2019.]
         SECTION 2.  Notwithstanding Section 56.082, Education Code,
  as amended by this Act, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating
  Board shall submit its initial report required under that section
  not later than September 1, 2018.
         SECTION 3.  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, 2017.
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