83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 202, Chapter 68 Page: 1 of 4
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CHAPTER 68 S.B. No. 202
1 - AN ACT
2 relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission
3 on the Arts.
4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
5 SECTION 1. Subsection (a), Section 444.002, Government
6 Code, is amended to read as follows:
7 (a) The Texas Commission on the Arts is subject to Chapter
8 325 (Texas Sunset Act). Unless continued in existence as provided
9 by that chapter, the commission is abolished and this chapter
10 expires September 1, 2025 [2-4].
11 SECTION 2. The heading to Section 444.003, Government Code,
12 is amended to read as follows:
13 Sec. 444.003. COMPOSITION; TERMS.
14 SECTION 3. Section 444.003, Government Code, is amended by
15 amending Subsection (a) and adding Subsection (c) to read as
17 (a) The commission is composed of nine [4--] members
18 appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.
19 The members must represent a diverse cross-section of the [a4-]
20 fields of the arts and be widely known for their professional
21 competence and experience in connection with the arts. At least two
22 members must be residents of a county with a population of less than
23 50,000. Appointments to the commission shall be made without
24 regard to the race, color, disability, sex, religion, age, or
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 202, Chapter 68, legislative document, May 18, 2013; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth439146/m1/1/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.