By Oliveira                                      H.B. No. 566

      75R3282 PB-D                           

                                A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

 1-1                                   AN ACT

 1-2     relating to deductions from the winnings of lottery winners

 1-3     determined to be delinquent in certain amounts collected by the

 1-4     Texas Workforce Commission.


 1-6           SECTION 1.  Sections 466.407(a) and (c), Government Code, are

 1-7     amended to read as follows:

 1-8           (a)  The executive director shall deduct the amount of a

 1-9     delinquent tax or other money from the winnings of a person who has

1-10     been finally determined to be:

1-11                 (1)  delinquent in the payment of a tax or other money

1-12     collected by the comptroller, the Texas Workforce Commission

1-13     [state treasurer], or the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission;

1-14                 (2)  delinquent in making child support payments

1-15     administered or collected by the attorney general;

1-16                 (3)  in default on a loan made under Chapter 52,

1-17     Education Code; or

1-18                 (4)  in default on a loan guaranteed under Chapter 57,

1-19     Education Code.

1-20           (c)  The attorney general, comptroller, Texas Workforce

1-21     Commission [state treasurer], Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission,

1-22     Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and Texas Guaranteed

1-23     Student Loan Corporation shall each provide the executive director

1-24     with a report of persons who have been finally determined to be

 2-1     delinquent in the payment of a tax or other money collected by the

 2-2     agency.  The commission shall adopt rules regarding the form and

 2-3     frequency of reports under this subsection.

 2-4           SECTION 2.  The importance of this legislation and the

 2-5     crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an

 2-6     emergency and an imperative public necessity that the

 2-7     constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several

 2-8     days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended,

 2-9     and that this Act take effect and be in force from and after its

2-10     passage, and it is so enacted.