78th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 1314, Chapter 1055 Page: 2 of 49
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H.B. No. 1314
1 SECTION 2. Section 25.001(d), Education Code, is amended to
2 read as follows:
3 (d) For a person under the age of 18 years to establish a
4 residence for the purpose of attending the public schools separate
5 and apart from the person's parent, guardian, or other person
6 having lawful control of the person under a court order, it must be
7 established that the person's presence in the school district is
8 not for the primary purpose of participation in extracurricular
9 activities. The board of trustees shall determine whether an
10 applicant for admission is a resident of the school district for
11 purposes of attending the public schools and may adopt reasonable
12 guidelines for making a determination as necessary to protect the
13 best interests of students. The board of trustees is not required
14 to admit a person under this subsection if the person:
15 (1) has engaged in conduct or misbehavior within the
16 preceding year that has resulted in:
17 (A) removal to a disciplinary [a] alternative
18 education program; or
19 (B) expulsion;
20 (2) has engaged in delinquent conduct or conduct in
21 need of supervision and is on probation or other conditional
22 release for that conduct; or
23 (3) has been convicted of a criminal offense and is on
24 probation or other conditional release.
25 SECTION 3. Section 25.085(d), Education Code, is amended to
26 read as follows:
27 (d) Unless specifically exempted by Section 25.086, a
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 78th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 1314, Chapter 1055, legislative document, June 20, 2003; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth158136/m1/2/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.