Bill Text: TX HB1371 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to the continuation of the Trade Agricultural Inspection Grant Program.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-04-12 - Committee report sent to Calendars [HB1371 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB1371-Comm_Sub.html
  87R4994 MP-D
 
  By: Guerra, Guillen, King of Uvalde, H.B. No. 1371
      Muñoz, Jr., et al.
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the continuation of the Trade Agricultural Inspection
  Grant Program.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Sections 12.050(k) and (l), Agriculture Code,
  are amended to read as follows:
         (k)  Not later than January 15, 2025 [2021], the department
  shall evaluate the performance of the program under this section
  and submit a report to the legislature. The report must include an
  evaluation of agricultural inspections affected by the program,
  including the extent to which the program is reducing wait times for
  agricultural inspections of vehicles at ports of entry along the
  border with the United Mexican States.
         (l)  Unless continued in existence by the legislature, this
  section expires September 1, 2025 [2021].
         SECTION 2.  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, 2021.
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