78R6842 JD-F

By:  Keffer of Dallas                                             H.B. No. 2611

relating to excepting an audit working paper of a municipal auditor from required disclosure under the public information law. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Section 552.116(a), Government Code, is amended to read as follows: (a) An audit working paper of an audit of the state auditor or the auditor of a state agency, an [or] institution of higher education as defined by Section 61.003, Education Code, or a municipality is excepted from the requirements of Section 552.021. If information in an audit working paper is also maintained in another record, that other record is not excepted from the requirements of Section 552.021 by this section. SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this Act takes effect September 1, 2003.