Texas Transportation Code - Section 547.7015. Rules Relating To School Buses
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Section: 547.611 547.612 547.613 547.614 547.615 547.701 547.7011 547.7015 547.702 547.703 547.801 547.802 548.001 548.002 548.003
§ 547.7015. RULES RELATING TO SCHOOL BUSES. (a) The
department shall adopt and enforce rules governing the design,
color, lighting and other equipment, construction, and operation of
a school bus for the transportation of schoolchildren that is:
(1) owned and operated by a school district in this
(2) privately owned and operated under a contract with
a school district in this state.
(b) In adopting rules under this section, the department
(1) safety features; and
(2) long-range, maintenance-free factors.
(c) Rules adopted under this section:
(1) apply to each school district, the officers and
employees of a district, and each person employed under contract by
a school district; and
(2) shall by reference be made a part of any contract
that is entered into by a school district in this state for the
transportation of schoolchildren on a privately owned school bus.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, § 30.119(a), eff. Sept.
1, 1997. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 309, § 9.02, eff.
June 18, 2003.
Last modified: August 11, 2007