SRC-JJJ S.B. 824 76(R)BILL ANALYSIS Senate Research CenterS.B. 824 By: Gallegos Intergovernmental Relations 7/26/1999 Enrolled DIGEST Currently, Section 311.008, Tax Code does not define "educational facilities." S.B. 824 will establish provisions regarding the powers of municipalities that have created certain reinvestment zones. PURPOSE As enrolled, S.B. 824 establishes provisions regarding the powers of municipalities that have created certain reinvestment zones. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY This bill does not grant any additional rulemaking authority to a state officer, institution, or agency. SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS SECTION 1. Amends Section 311.008, Tax Code, to define "educational facilities." Authorizes a municipality to exercise any power necessary and convenient to carry out this chapter, including acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of educational facilities in a reinvestment zone created on or before September 1, 1999. Makes conforming changes. SECTION 2. Emergency clause. Effective date: upon passage.