By: Duncan S.B. No. 763
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
1-1 relating to the allocation of federal funds for certain economic
1-2 development activities.
1-3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
1-4 SECTION 1. Subsection (b), Section 2306.099, Government
1-5 Code, is amended to read as follows:
1-6 (b) The department shall allocate 17 [
not more than 20]
1-7 percent of the federal funds received by the department to the
1-8 Texas Department of Commerce to be used for economic development
1-10 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1999.
1-11 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the
1-12 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an
1-13 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the
1-14 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
1-15 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.