2005 Texas Agriculture Code CHAPTER 48. AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS IN CERTAIN URBAN SCHOOLS


AGRICULTURE CODE
CHAPTER 48. AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS IN CERTAIN URBAN SCHOOLS
§ 48.001. CREATION. Consistent with this chapter, the department by rule shall develop a program to award grants to public elementary schools located in large urban school districts for the purpose of establishing: (1) demonstration agricultural projects; or (2) other projects designed to foster an understanding and awareness of agriculture. Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 975, § 1, eff. June 18, 1999. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 9, § 1, eff. April 11, 2001. Renumbered from V.T.C.A., Agriculture Code § 46.001 by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, § 21.001(1), eff. Sept. 1, 2001. § 48.002. ELIGIBILITY. Subject to available funds, a public elementary school is eligible to receive a grant under this chapter if the school: (1) is located in a school district with an enrollment of at least 49,000 students; and (2) submits to the department, at the time and in the form required by the department, a proposal for a demonstration agricultural project that includes: (A) a description of the proposed project; (B) a schedule of projected costs for the project; and (C) a statement of the educational benefits of the project, including how the project will improve understanding of agriculture. Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 975, § 1, eff. June 18, 1999. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 9, § 2, eff. April 11, 2001. Renumbered from V.T.C.A., Agriculture Code § 46.002 by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, § 21.001(1), eff. Sept. 1, 2001. § 48.003. LIMITS. The department may not award more than $2,500 to a school under this chapter in a school year. Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 975, § 1, eff. June 18, 1999. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 9, § 3, eff. April 11, 2001. Renumbered from V.T.C.A., Agriculture Code § 46.003 by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, § 21.001(1), eff. Sept. 1, 2001. § 48.004. REPORT. A school that receives a grant under this chapter must report the results of the project to the department in a manner determined by the department. Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 975, § 1, eff. June 18, 1999. Renumbered from V.T.C.A., Agriculture Code § 46.004 by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, § 21.001(1), eff. Sept. 1, 2001. § 48.005. FUNDS. The department may solicit and accept gifts, grants, and other donations from any source to carry out this chapter. Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 975, § 1, eff. June 18, 1999. Renumbered from V.T.C.A., Agriculture Code § 46.005 by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, § 21.001(1), eff. Sept. 1, 2001.

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