Bill Text: TX SB244 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Engrossed


Bill Title: Relating to the application of the open meetings law to the board of directors of certain tax reinvestment zones.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-04-07 - Referred to Urban Affairs [SB244 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SB244-Engrossed.html
 
 
  By: Bettencourt, Creighton S.B. No. 244
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the application of the open meetings law to the board of
  directors of certain tax reinvestment zones.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 551.001(3), Government Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
               (3)  "Governmental body" means:
                     (A)  a board, commission, department, committee,
  or agency within the executive or legislative branch of state
  government that is directed by one or more elected or appointed
  members;
                     (B)  a county commissioners court in the state;
                     (C)  a municipal governing body in the state;
                     (D)  a deliberative body that has rulemaking or
  quasi-judicial power and that is classified as a department,
  agency, or political subdivision of a county or municipality;
                     (E)  a school district board of trustees;
                     (F)  a county board of school trustees;
                     (G)  a county board of education;
                     (H)  the governing board of a special district
  created by law;
                     (I)  a local workforce development board created
  under Section 2308.253;
                     (J)  a nonprofit corporation that is eligible to
  receive funds under the federal community services block grant
  program and that is authorized by this state to serve a geographic
  area of the state;
                     (K)  a nonprofit corporation organized under
  Chapter 67, Water Code, that provides a water supply or wastewater
  service, or both, and is exempt from ad valorem taxation under
  Section 11.30, Tax Code; [and]
                     (L)  a joint board created under Section 22.074,
  Transportation Code; and
                     (M)  a board of directors of a reinvestment zone
  created under Chapter 311, Tax Code.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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