TEC 28.0256(b)
Texas Education Code § 28.0256.  Financial Aid Application Requirement for High School Graduation. 

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(b)  A student is not required to comply with Subsection (a) if: 
(1)  the student’s parent or other person standing in parental relation submits a signed form indicating that the parent or other person authorizes the student to decline to complete and submit the financial aid application; 
(2)  the student signs and submits the form described by Subdivision (1) on the student’s own behalf if the student is 18 years of age or older or the student’s disabilities of minority have been removed for general purposes under Chapter 31, Family Code; or  
(3)  a school counselor authorizes the student to decline to complete and submit the financial aid application for good cause, as determined by the school counselor. 
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Last Amended: 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 943 (H.B. 3), Sec. 2.015, eff. June 12, 2019
87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 559 (S.B. 369), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2021
Entered: October 20, 2021