Bill Text: TX SB49 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)

Status: (Passed) 2017-06-09 - Effective on 9/1/17 [SB49 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SB49-Enrolled.html
 
 
  S.B. No. 49
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of
  students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 61.9772(b), Education Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (b)  In each year, the governor and the lieutenant governor
  may each appoint two students and two alternates and each state
  senator and each state representative may appoint one student and
  one alternate to receive an initial scholarship under this
  subchapter.  If a student appointed under this subsection to
  receive a scholarship fails to initially meet eligibility or
  otherwise meet the requirements to initially receive the
  scholarship, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board must
  notify the alternate on file of their nomination.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 49 passed the Senate on
  March 6, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 49 passed the House on
  May 24, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 145, Nays 1, two
  present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor
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