81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85 Page: 38 of 126
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S.B. No. 1540
1 (3) in the manner provided by law, amend its articles
2 o incorporation to expressly include the authority under this
3 section. (V.A.C.S. Art. 6545 (part).)
4 [Sections 131.063 131.100 reserved for expansion]
5 SUBCHAPTER E. REDUCED STREET RAILWAY FARES
6 ec. 131.101. APPL CABILITY. This subchapter applies only
7 to a p rson or corporation owning or operating a street railway in
8 or on he public streets of a municipality with a population of
9 40,060 or more. (V.A.C.S. Art. 6544 (part).)
10 Sec. 131.102. CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN 13 YEARS OF AGE.
11 (ia : IThe owner or operator of a street railway shall transport a
12 child younger than 13 years of age for half the fare regularly
13 collected for the transportation of an adult.
14 (b) This section does not app'y to the transportation of a
15 child to or from a school or other institution of learning located
16 one-mileor more outside the corporate limits of the municipality in
17 which the street car operates. (V.A.C.S. Art. 6544 (part).)
18 Sec. 131.103. STUDENTS. (a) The owner or operator of a
19 street railway shall sell or provide for the sale of tickets for
20 half of the regular fare collected for the transportation of adults
21 to stud nts younger than 18 years of age who attend academic,
22 public, or private school in a grade not higher than the highest
23 grade of the public high schools located in or adjacent to the
24 municipality i! which the railway is located.
25 (b) Tickets under this section must be sold in lots of 20,
26 with each ticket valid for one trip over the railway lines.
271 (c) Tickets under this section are not required to be sold
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