Bill Text: TX HB3974 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to funding for open-enrollment charter schools.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-21 - Referred to Public Education [HB3974 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB3974-Introduced.html
  86R944 KJE-D
 
  By: Bailes H.B. No. 3974
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to funding for open-enrollment charter schools.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Sections 12.106(a-1) and (a-2), Education Code,
  are amended to read as follows:
         (a-1)  In determining funding for an open-enrollment charter
  school under Subsection (a):
               (1)  adjustments under Sections 42.102, 42.104, and
  42.105 are based on the lesser of:
                     (A)  the average adjustment for the state; or
                     (B)  the adjustment for the school district within
  whose boundaries the charter holder's campus with the greatest
  enrollment is located; and
               (2)  the adjustment under Section 42.103 is based on
  the lesser of:
                     (A)  the average adjustment for the state that
  would have been provided under that section as it existed on January
  1, 2018; or
                     (B)  the adjustment for the school district within
  whose boundaries the charter holder's campus with the greatest
  enrollment is located.
         (a-2)  In addition to the funding provided by Subsection (a),
  a charter holder is entitled to receive for the open-enrollment
  charter school enrichment funding under Section 42.302 based on the
  lesser of:
               (1)  the state average tax effort; or
               (2)  the tax effort of the school district within whose
  boundaries the charter holder's campus with the greatest enrollment
  is located.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
feedback