Bill Text: TX HB896 | 2013-2014 | 83rd Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2013-04-16 - Left pending in subcommittee [HB896 Detail]

Download: Texas-2013-HB896-Introduced.html
  83R6689 SGA-D
 
  By: Menendez H.B. No. 896
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife
  Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the
  taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 151.801(c-1), Tax Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (c-1)  Except as provided by this subsection, the [The]
  comptroller may not credit to the Parks and Wildlife Department or
  the Texas Historical Commission any amounts under this section that
  are in excess of the amounts appropriated to the department or
  commission for that biennium[, less any other amounts to which the
  department or commission is entitled].  In addition to amounts
  appropriated to the Parks and Wildlife Department from the proceeds
  described by Subsection (c), the comptroller shall transfer to
  appropriate department accounts amounts from those proceeds
  sufficient to fund the state contributions for employee benefits of
  Parks and Wildlife Department employees whose salaries or wages are
  paid from department accounts receiving the transfers.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
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