By Burnam H.B. No. 957
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
1-1 AN ACT
1-2 relating to fees for food service establishment permits.
1-3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
1-4 SECTION 1. Section 437.012(b), Health and Safety Code, is
1-5 amended to read as follows:
1-6 (b) The fee charged by a county or public health district
1-7 for issuing or renewing a permit may not exceed $300 [
$150 or the
1-8 highest fee charged by a municipality in the county or public
1-9 health district, whichever amount is less].
1-10 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2001, and
1-11 applies only to permits issued or renewed on or after that date.
1-12 Permits issued or renewed before the effective date of this Act are
1-13 covered by the law in effect on the date the permit is issued or
1-14 renewed, and the former law is continued in effect for that