Texas Education Code
Sec. § 1001.002


An organization is exempt from this chapter if the organization:


has 50,000 or more members;


qualifies for a tax exemption under Section 501(a), Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as an organization described by Section 501(c)(4) of that code; and


conducts for its members and other individuals who are at least 50 years of age a driving safety course that is not used for purposes of Article 45.0511 (Driving Safety Course or Motorcycle Operator Course Dismissal Procedures), Code of Criminal Procedure.


A driving safety course is exempt from this chapter if the course is taught without providing a uniform certificate of course completion to a person who successfully completes the course.


A driver education course is exempt from this chapter, other than Section 1001.055 (Driver Education Certificates and Certificate Numbers), if the course is:


conducted by a vocational driver training school operated to train or prepare a person for a field of endeavor in a business, trade, technical, or industrial occupation;


conducted by a school or training program that offers only instruction of purely avocational or recreational subjects as determined by the department;


sponsored by an employer to train its own employees without charging tuition;


sponsored by a recognized trade, business, or professional organization with a closed membership to instruct the members of the organization; or


conducted by a school regulated and approved under another law of this state.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, Sec. 6.012(a), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1044 (H.B. 1786), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2015.
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