79R6645 UM-D

By:  Farabee                                                      H.B. No. 1849

relating to the calculation of general revenue for purposes of indigent health care. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Section 61.002(5), Health and Safety Code, is amended to read as follows: (5) "General revenue levy" means: (A) the property taxes imposed by a county that are not dedicated to: (i) the construction and maintenance of farm-to-market roads or to flood control under Article VIII, Section 1-a, of the Texas Constitution; (ii) [or that are not dedicated to] the further maintenance of the public roads under Article VIII, Section 9, of the Texas Constitution; or (iii) the construction or renovation of a county building; and (B) the sales and use tax revenue to be received by the county during the calendar year in which the state fiscal year begins under Chapter 323, Tax Code, as determined under Section 26.041(d), Tax Code. SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.