Texas Education Code
Sec. § 1001.002
Exemptions


(a)

An organization is exempt from this chapter if the organization:

(1)

has 50,000 or more members;

(2)

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

(3)

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, Code of Criminal Procedure.

(b)

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.

(c)

A driver education course is exempt from this chapter, other than Section 1001.055, if the course is:

(1)

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;

(2)

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

(3)

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

(4)

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

(5)

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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