Honorable Lyle Larson, Chair, House Committee on Natural Resources
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2952 by Deshotel (relating to the powers and duties of the Sabine-Neches Navigation District of Jefferson County; providing clarification of existing authority with regard to the imposition of maintenance taxes.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend Chapter 1472, Acts of the 77th Legislature, Regular Session 2001 relating to the Sabine-Neches Navigation District of Jefferson County. The bill would allow the district to acquire, purchase, lease, maintain, repair, and operate facilities and equipment related to fighting fires. The district would be allowed to impose a maintenance tax not to exceed 10 cents for each $100 valuation of taxable property in the district.
The bill would take effect immediately if it receives a two-thirds vote in each house; otherwise, the bill would take effect September 1, 2017.
Local Government Impact
According to the Sabine-Neches Navigation District, no fiscal impact from the bill is anticipated.