Texas Education Code
Sec. § 1001.059
Department Driver Education Course for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Students


(a)

The department shall:

(1)

create a driver education course for minors and adults that presents the course curriculum in American Sign Language; and

(2)

make the course described by Subdivision (1) available on the departments Internet website.

(b)

The department may collaborate with another state agency or contract with a licensed driver education school or instructor to create the course.

(c)

The commission by rule shall establish a fee for the course. The fee established under this section:

(1)

is in addition to a fee charged for a certificate for the course; and

(2)

must be in an amount that is:

(A)

not more than an amount necessary to cover the cost of creating and administering the course; and

(B)

not more than the average cost of an online driver education course provided in this state, as determined by the commission.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 415 (S.B. 1051), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.
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