HBA-MPM H.B. 2282 76(R) BILL ANALYSIS Office of House Bill AnalysisH.B. 2282 By: Garcia Public Education 4/19/1999 Introduced BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE From 1992 to 1998, the number of bilingual education students increase by more than 50 percent in fast-growth districts, compared to 26 percent in other districts. Similarly, the number of special education students increased by 25 percent in fast-growth districts. H.B. 2282 entitles students in a bilingual education or special education program in public schools to an annual allotment equal to the adjusted basic allotment multiplied by 0.2, rather than 0.1 to help cover the cost of educating these students. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY It is the opinion of the Office of House Bill Analysis that this bill does not expressly delegate any additional rulemaking authority to a state officer, department, agency, or institution. SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS SECTION 1. Amends Section 42.153(a), Education Code, to entitle a district an annual allotment equal to the adjusted basic allotment multiplied by 0.2, instead of 0.1, for each student in average daily attendance in a bilingual education or special language program under Subchapter B (Bilingual Education and Special Language Programs), Chapter 29 (Educational Programs), Education Code. SECTION 2.Effective date: September 1, 1999. SECTION 3. Emergency clause.