Bill Text: TX SB1738 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to a prohibition on the purchase of periodicals by a state agency.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-26 - Referred to Administration [SB1738 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SB1738-Introduced.html
  87R12185 MWC-D
 
  By: Springer S.B. No. 1738
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to a prohibition on the purchase of periodicals by a state
  agency.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 2113.107, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (h) to read as follows:
         (h)  In this subsection, "state agency" includes the
  legislature and an agency in the legislative branch of state
  government. Except as provided by this subsection, a state agency
  may not use appropriated money to purchase a periodical. This
  subsection does not apply to a purchase for or by a state library or
  archive. 
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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