Honorable Ray Allen, Chair, House Committee on County Affairs
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB3397 by Gallego (Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to develop a parks and recreation system under the law governing sports and community venue projects.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
The bill would authorize a county that has a population of less than 2,000 and that contains no incorporated territory of a municipality to provide for the planning, acquisition, establishment, development, construction, or renovation of a county parks and recreation system as a venue project under Chapter 334, Local Government Code.
The bill would take effect immediately if it receives the required two-thirds vote in each house; otherwise, it would take effect September 1, 2005.