Tex. Educ. Code Section 34.002
Safety Standards


The Department of Public Safety, with the advice of the Texas Education Agency, shall establish safety standards for school buses used to transport students in accordance with Section 34.003 (Operation of School Buses).


Each school district shall meet or exceed the safety standards for school buses established under Subsection (a).


A school district that fails or refuses to meet the safety standards for school buses established under this section is ineligible to share in the transportation allotment under Section 48.151 (Transportation Allotment) until the first anniversary of the date the district begins complying with the safety standards.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 260, Sec. 1, eff. May 30, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1438, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 309, Sec. 9.01, eff. June 18, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 943 (H.B. 3), Sec. 3.040, eff. September 1, 2019.

Source: Section 34.002 — Safety Standards, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.­34.­htm#34.­002 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 34.002’s source at texas​.gov