Bill Text: TX HB2559 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the authority of an independent school district to change the date of the general election for officers.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-17 - Referred to Public Education [HB2559 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB2559-Introduced.html
  87R10425 TSS-D
 
  By: Martinez H.B. No. 2559
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the authority of an independent school district to
  change the date of the general election for officers.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 41.0052, Election Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (f) to read as follows:
         (f)  The governing body of an independent school district
  that holds its general election for officers on a date other than
  the November uniform election date may change the date on which it
  holds its general election for officers to the November uniform
  election date.
         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, 2021.
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