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  By: Guerra (Senate Sponsor - Hinojosa) H.B. No. 2476
         (In the Senate - Received from the House April 27, 2015;
  April 30, 2015, read first time and referred to Committee on
  Intergovernmental Relations; May 11, 2015, reported adversely,
  with favorable Committee Substitute by the following vote:  Yeas 6,
  Nays 0; May 11, 2015, sent to printer.)
Click here to see the committee vote
 
  COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR H.B. No. 2476 By:  Bettencourt
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
 
  relating to the operations of health care funding districts in
  certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 288.001(4), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
               (4)  "Institutional health care provider" means a
  nonpublic hospital that provides inpatient hospital services
  [licensed under Chapter 241].
         SECTION 2.  Section 288.0032, Health and Safety Code, is
  repealed.
         SECTION 3.  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, 2015.
 
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