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  86R13529 JJT-F
 
  By: Goodwin H.J.R. No. 132
 
 
 
A JOINT RESOLUTION
  proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature
  to provide for certain revenues otherwise allocated for transfer to
  the economic stabilization fund to be used for purposes related to
  public primary and secondary education.
         BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 49-g(c-2), Article III, Texas
  Constitution, is amended to read as follows:
         (c-2)  The legislature by general law shall provide for a
  procedure by which the allocation of the sum of the amounts
  described by Subsections (d) and (e) of this section may be adjusted
  to provide for a transfer to the economic stabilization fund of an
  amount greater than the allocation provided for under Subsection
  (c-1) of this section with the remainder of that sum, if any,
  allocated for transfer to the state highway fund. The legislature
  by general law may provide for all or any portion of the amount that
  is allocated for transfer to the economic stabilization fund under
  Subsection (c-1) or this subsection instead to be allocated and
  made available for appropriation only for purposes related to
  public primary or secondary education. An [The] allocation made as
  provided by [that] general law enacted under the authority of this
  subsection is binding on the comptroller for the purposes of the
  transfers required by Subsection (c) of this section.
         SECTION 2.  The following temporary provision is added to
  the Texas Constitution:
         TEMPORARY PROVISION. (a) This temporary provision applies
  to the constitutional amendment proposed by the 86th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2019, authorizing the legislature to provide for
  certain revenues otherwise allocated for transfer to the economic
  stabilization fund to be used for purposes related to public
  primary and secondary education.
         (b)  The amendments to Section 49-g, Article III, of this
  constitution take effect January 1, 2020.
         (c)  This temporary provision expires January 1, 2021.
         SECTION 3.  This proposed constitutional amendment shall be
  submitted to the voters at an election to be held November 5, 2019.
  The ballot shall be printed to permit voting for or against the
  proposition: "The constitutional amendment authorizing the
  legislature to provide for certain revenues otherwise allocated for
  transfer to the economic stabilization fund to be used for purposes
  related to public primary and secondary education."