By:  Garza (Senate Sponsor - Madla)                               H.B. No. 2764
	(In the Senate - Received from the House May 7, 2003; 
May 9, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on 
Intergovernmental Relations; May 20, 2003, reported favorably by 
the following vote:  Yeas 4, Nays 0; May 20, 2003, sent to printer.)

relating to the authority of certain municipal hospital authorities to borrow money. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Section 262.0225(a), Health and Safety Code, is amended to read as follows: (a) This section applies only to an authority created by a municipality with a population of less than 25,000 [5,000]. 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.
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