Bill Text: TX SB671 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to the public high school graduation credit requirements for a language other than English.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)

Status: (Passed) 2017-05-22 - Effective immediately [SB671 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SB671-Enrolled.html
 
 
  S.B. No. 671
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the public high school graduation credit requirements
  for a language other than English.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 28.025, Education Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (b-21) to read as follows:
         (b-21)  In adopting rules under Subsection (b-1), the State
  Board of Education shall adopt criteria to allow a student to comply
  with the curriculum requirement for one credit under Subsection
  (b-1)(5) by successfully completing a dual language immersion
  program under Section 28.0051 at an elementary school.
         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, 2017.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 671 passed the Senate on
  April 18, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 671 passed the House on
  May 9, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 138, Nays 7, two present
  not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor
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