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No significant fiscal implication to the State.
School districts would experience costs for uniforms, equipment, travel,
and other costs related to the participation of students in UIL
activities. While districts have the authority to charge students for
many of these costs, districts that do not charge all of their students
for participation would not be authorized to adopt a policy that
established fees for home-schooled children only.
would be some administrative costs to collect academic proficiency
information every other year and to accept periodic academic progress
reports to determine continued eligibility to participate in UIL
(The second chamber sponsor is Representative Nichols.)
SB 2046 would require public schools that participated in University Interscholastic League (UIL) activities to provide home-schooled students that resided in their attendance area and who otherwise met league eligibility standards with the opportunity to participate in UIL activities along with students enrolled in the school.