Bill Text: TX SB500 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-03-20 - Record vote RV#55 [SB500 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-SB500-Comm_Sub.html
  86R19540 KJE-F
 
  By: Nelson, et al. S.B. No. 500
 
  (Zerwas)
 
  Substitute the following for S.B. No. 500:  No.
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in
  appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding
  reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  APPROPRIATION REDUCTION: PUBLIC FINANCE
  AUTHORITY. The unencumbered appropriations from the general
  revenue fund to the Public Finance Authority made by Chapter 605
  (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the
  General Appropriations Act), for use during the state fiscal
  biennium ending August 31, 2019, for bond debt service payments,
  including appropriations subject to Rider 3, page I-48, Chapter 605
  (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the
  General Appropriations Act), to the bill pattern of the
  appropriations to the authority, are reduced by a total aggregate
  of $35,078,954. The authority shall identify the strategies and
  objectives to which the reduction is to be allocated and the amount
  of the reduction for each of those strategies and objectives.
         SECTION 2.  APPROPRIATION REDUCTION: FACILITIES COMMISSION.
  The unencumbered appropriations from the general revenue fund to
  the Facilities Commission made by Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the
  85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act), for use during the state fiscal biennium
  ending August 31, 2019, for lease payments are reduced by
  $17,589,128. The commission shall identify the strategies and
  objectives to which the reduction is to be allocated and the amount
  of the reduction for each of those strategies and objectives.
         SECTION 3.  APPROPRIATION REDUCTION: TEXAS EDUCATION
  AGENCY; SUM-CERTAIN APPROPRIATION FOR FOUNDATION SCHOOL PROGRAM.
  (a) The unencumbered appropriations from the Foundation School
  Fund, general revenue account number 0193, to the Texas Education
  Agency made by Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act), for use
  during the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, for
  Strategy A.1.1., FSP - Equalized Operations, as listed in that Act,
  are reduced by $643,300,000.
         (b)  Notwithstanding Rider 3, page III-5, Chapter 605 (S.B.
  1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the
  General Appropriations Act), to the bill pattern of the
  appropriations to the Texas Education Agency, the sum-certain
  appropriation to the Foundation School Program for the state fiscal
  year ending August 31, 2019, is $21,919,735,602.
         SECTION 4.  APPROPRIATION REDUCTION: HEALTH AND HUMAN
  SERVICES COMMISSION. The unencumbered appropriations from the
  economic stabilization fund to the Health and Human Services
  Commission made by Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations
  Act), for use during the state fiscal biennium ending August 31,
  2019, for Strategy G.4.2., Facility Capital Repairs and
  Renovations, as listed in that Act, and subject to Rider 221(b),
  page II-111, Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act), to the bill
  pattern of the appropriations to the commission, are reduced by
  $2,000,000.
         SECTION 5.  APPROPRIATION REDUCTION: GENERAL LAND OFFICE.
  The unencumbered appropriations from the general revenue fund to
  the General Land Office made by Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the
  85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act), for use during the state fiscal biennium
  ending August 31, 2019, for Strategy D.1.1., Rebuild Housing, as
  listed in that Act, are reduced by $48,600,000.
         SECTION 6.  LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES COMMISSION: ADDITIONAL
  APPROPRIATIONS. In addition to amounts previously appropriated for
  the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $4,400,000 is
  appropriated from the general revenue fund to the Library and
  Archives Commission for the two-year period beginning on the
  effective date of this Act for renovating the Promontory Point
  Drive facility in the City of Austin, Texas, for the storage of
  public records.
         SECTION 7.  JUDICIARY SECTION, COMPTROLLER'S DEPARTMENT:
  VISITING JUDGES PROGRAM. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $400,000 is appropriated from the general revenue fund to the
  Judiciary Section, Comptroller's Department, for the state fiscal
  year ending August 31, 2019, for visiting judge assignments to fill
  district court vacancies under Strategy A.1.2., Visiting
  Judges - Regions, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the
  85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 8.  JUDICIARY SECTION, COMPTROLLER'S DEPARTMENT:
  LONGEVITY PAY. In addition to amounts previously appropriated for
  the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $546,589 is
  appropriated from the general revenue fund to the Judiciary
  Section, Comptroller's Department, for the state fiscal year ending
  August 31, 2019, for reimbursing counties for longevity pay made to
  eligible assistant district attorneys under Strategy D.1.1.,
  Assistant Prosecutor Longevity Pay, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B.
  1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the
  General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 9.  COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS: TEXAS TOMORROW
  FUND. In addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state
  fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, the amount necessary to
  fund the prepaid higher education tuition program described by
  Section 19, Article VII, Texas Constitution, for the two-year
  period beginning on the effective date of this Act (estimated to be
  $210,981,159) is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund
  to the comptroller of public accounts for that period for the
  purpose of immediately depositing that amount in the Texas tomorrow
  fund created under that section.
         SECTION 10.  TRUSTEED PROGRAMS WITHIN THE OFFICE OF THE
  GOVERNOR: ARMY FUTURES COMMAND.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $50,000,000 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to
  the Trusteed Programs within the Office of the Governor for the
  two-year period beginning on the effective date of this Act for
  engaging this state's public institutions of higher education with
  private sector industries to establish and equip a proving ground
  site and to commercialize and manufacture critical emerging
  technologies for infrastructure networks, public safety, and
  national defense under Strategy C.1.1., Create Jobs and Promote
  Texas, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations
  Act).
         SECTION 11.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION:
  REPLACEMENT OF MONEY TRANSFERRED TO ADDRESS NEEDS RESULTING FROM
  HURRICANE HARVEY. In addition to amounts previously appropriated
  for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $110,000,000
  is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to the Health
  and Human Services Commission for the state fiscal year ending
  August 31, 2019, for Medicaid client services under Strategy
  A.1.5., Children, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the
  85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act), to replace money transferred from that
  strategy to disaster assistance programs to address needs resulting
  from Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 12.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION: MEDICAID
  SHORTFALL. (a)  In addition to amounts previously appropriated for
  the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $2,100,000,000 is
  appropriated from the general revenue fund, and $2,300,000,000 is
  appropriated from federal funds, to the Health and Human Services
  Commission for the state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, for
  Medicaid client services under Goal A, Medicaid Client Services, as
  listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         (b)  The Health and Human Services Commission shall transfer
  $5,500,000 of the money appropriated under Subsection (a) of this
  section from Goal A, Medicaid Client Services, to Strategy D.2.3.,
  Community Mental Health Crisis Services, as listed in Chapter 605
  (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the
  General Appropriations Act).
         (c)  Out of amounts appropriated under Subsection (a) of this
  section, the Health and Human Services Commission shall reserve an
  amount sufficient to reimburse providers for the cost of intensive
  behavioral intervention for persons under 20 years of age with
  autism spectrum disorder as a covered Early and Periodic Screening,
  Diagnostic, and Treatment Medicaid benefit, and may spend the
  reserved amount only for that purpose during the state fiscal year
  ending August 31, 2019.
         SECTION 13.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION: STATE
  HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $2,000,000 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to
  the Health and Human Services Commission for the two-year period
  beginning on the effective date of this Act for continuing
  improvements to state hospital facilities under Strategy G.4.2.,
  Facility Capital Repairs and Renovations, as listed in Chapter 605
  (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the
  General Appropriations Act), as follows:
               (1)  $1,000,000 for preplanning activities related to
  construction of a new state hospital in the Panhandle region; and
               (2)  $1,000,000 for preplanning activities related to
  construction of a new state hospital in the Dallas area.
         SECTION 14.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION: CERTAIN
  TRANSFERS.  From amounts previously appropriated for the state
  fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, the Health and Human
  Services Commission shall transfer $6,154,893 from Goal A, Medicaid
  Client Services, to Strategy B.1.1., Medicaid Contracts and
  Administration, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations
  Act), for use for contingency contracts.
         SECTION 15.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION: HEALTH
  INSURANCE PROVIDERS FEE.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $63,832,747 is appropriated from the general revenue fund to the
  Health and Human Services Commission for the state fiscal year
  ending August 31, 2019, to provide funding for the health insurance
  providers fee under Goal A, Medicaid Client Services, as listed in
  Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 16.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION: HEALTHY
  TEXAS WOMEN PROGRAM SHORTFALL.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $14,000,000 is appropriated from the general revenue fund to the
  Health and Human Services Commission for the state fiscal year
  ending August 31, 2019, for the Healthy Texas Women program under
  Strategy D.1.1., Women's Health Program, as listed in Chapter 605
  (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the
  General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 17.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION: MENTAL
  HEALTH STATE HOSPITALS.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $37,500,000 is appropriated from the general revenue fund to the
  Health and Human Services Commission for the state fiscal year
  ending August 31, 2019, for mental health state hospital services
  under Strategy G.2.1., Mental Health State Hospitals, as listed in
  Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 18.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION: EARLY
  CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $3,500,000 is appropriated from the general revenue fund to the
  Health and Human Services Commission for the state fiscal year
  ending August 31, 2019, for early childhood intervention under
  Strategy D.1.3., Early Childhood Intervention Services, as listed
  in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 19.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION: STATE
  SUPPORTED LIVING CENTERS.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $7,200,000 is appropriated from the general revenue fund to the
  Health and Human Services Commission for the state fiscal year
  ending August 31, 2019, for state supported living centers under
  Strategy G.1.1., State Supported Living Centers, as listed in
  Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 20.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION: RATE
  INCREASE FOR CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS.  In addition to amounts
  previously appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August
  31, 2019, $100,000,000 is appropriated from the general revenue
  fund to the Health and Human Services Commission for the two-year
  period beginning on the effective date of this Act for a rate
  increase for children's hospitals under Strategy A.1.5., Children,
  as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 21.  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES:
  FOSTER CARE. In addition to amounts previously appropriated for
  the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $83,542,916 is
  appropriated from the general revenue fund to the Department of
  Family and Protective Services for the state fiscal year ending
  August 31, 2019, for foster care payments under Strategy B.1.9.,
  Foster Care Payments, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the
  85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 22.  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES:
  RELATIVE CAREGIVER PAYMENTS. (a) In addition to amounts
  previously appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August
  31, 2019, $6,833,593 is appropriated from the general revenue fund
  to the Department of Family and Protective Services for the state
  fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, for relative caregiver payments
  under Strategy B.1.11., Relative Caregiver Payments, as listed in
  Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         (b)  The unencumbered appropriations from federal Temporary
  Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds to the Department of
  Family and Protective Services made by Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of
  the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act), for use during the state fiscal biennium
  ending August 31, 2019, for relative caregiver payments under
  Strategy B.1.11., Relative Caregiver Payments, as listed in that
  Act, are reduced by $8,481,040.
         SECTION 23.  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES:
  DAY CARE. In addition to amounts previously appropriated for the
  state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $23,060,052 is
  appropriated from federal Child Care and Development Block Grant
  funds to the Department of Family and Protective Services for the
  state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, for day care payments
  under Strategy B.1.3., TWC Contracted Day Care, as listed in
  Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 24.  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES:
  TEMPORARY EMERGENCY FOSTER CARE PLACEMENTS.  In addition to amounts
  previously appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August
  31, 2019, and in addition to other amounts appropriated by this Act,
  $2,068,053 is appropriated from the general revenue fund, and
  $218,512 is appropriated from federal funds, to the Department of
  Family and Protective Services for the state fiscal year ending
  August 31, 2019, for temporary emergency foster care placements
  under Strategy B.1.9., Foster Care Payments, as listed in Chapter
  605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017
  (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 25.  DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES:
  REGION 3B COMMUNITY-BASED CARE.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $8,852,050 is appropriated from the general revenue fund to the
  Department of Family and Protective Services for the state fiscal
  year ending August 31, 2019, for community-based care in Region 3B
  under Strategy B.1.1., CPS Direct Delivery Staff, as listed in
  Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 26.  DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES: X-ALD.  In
  addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal
  biennium ending August 31, 2019, $7,927,458 is appropriated from
  the general revenue fund to the Department of State Health Services
  for the two-year period beginning on the effective date of this Act
  for screening newborns for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD)
  under Strategy A.4.1., Laboratory Services, as listed in Chapter
  605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017
  (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 27.  DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES: TRAUMA
  CAPACITY AND RESPONSE INFRASTRUCTURE.  (a)  In addition to amounts
  previously appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August
  31, 2019, $30,000,000 is appropriated from the economic
  stabilization fund to the Department of State Health Services for
  the two-year period beginning on the effective date of this Act for
  increasing trauma capacity and improving related trauma response
  infrastructure under Strategy B.2.1., EMS and Trauma Care Systems,
  as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         (b)  Of the amount appropriated under Subsection (a) of this
  section, $5,000,000 may be used only to provide funding in
  accordance with Section 780.004, Health and Safety Code, to trauma
  service area regional advisory councils for improving emergency
  management services.
         (c)  Of the amount appropriated under Subsection (a) of this
  section, $25,000,000 may be used only to provide funding in
  accordance with Section 780.004, Health and Safety Code, to
  hospitals that demonstrate the ability to efficiently and
  effectively increase trauma capacity and improve related trauma
  response infrastructure. The Department of State Health Services
  shall allocate:
               (1)  at least 35 percent of that amount to provide
  funding to hospitals in the Rio Grande Valley, prioritizing, to the
  extent consistent with general law, primary teaching hospitals in
  that region with a general surgery program;
               (2)  not more than 35 percent of that amount to provide
  funding to hospitals located in a region directly affected by
  Hurricane Harvey; and
               (3)  not more than 30 percent of that amount to
  hospitals located in a region not described by Subdivision (1) or
  (2) of this subsection, prioritizing, to the extent consistent with
  general law, hospitals located in rural areas.
         (d)  Any funding provided to an entity under Subsection (b)
  or (c) of this section that is not spent for the purpose for which
  the funding was provided must be returned to the state.
         (e)  The unexpended balance of money allocated as provided by
  Subsection (b) or (c) of this section as of August 31, 2020, is
  appropriated to the Department of State Health Services for the
  state fiscal year ending August 31, 2021, for the purpose for which
  it was allocated.
         SECTION 28.  TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY: POST-DISASTER SCHOOL
  SAFETY.  (a)  Contingent on legislation of the 86th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2019, authorizing the Texas Education Agency to
  reimburse school districts for post-disaster recovery becoming
  law, in addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state
  fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $10,930,000 is appropriated
  from the economic stabilization fund to the Texas Education Agency
  for the two-year period beginning on the effective date of this Act
  to reimburse eligible school districts for post-disaster recovery.
         (b)  The Texas Education Agency shall allocate the amount
  appropriated under Subsection (a) of this section to school
  districts that:
               (1)  are recovering from a school shooting that
  occurred during the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019;
  and
               (2)  for the 2017-2018 school year, had a student
  enrollment of fewer than 4,800.
         (c)  The Texas Education Agency may provide a school district
  with funding appropriated under Subsection (a) of this section only
  for uses relating to necessary and appropriate post-disaster
  recovery approved by the agency in accordance with procedures
  adopted under general law.
         SECTION 29.  TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY: ADULT HIGH SCHOOL
  DIPLOMA AND INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION CHARTER SCHOOL PILOT PROGRAM.  
  In addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal
  biennium ending August 31, 2019, $37,657 is appropriated from the
  general revenue fund to the Texas Education Agency for the state
  fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, for the adult high school
  diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program
  under Section 29.259, Education Code, under Strategy A.2.1.,
  Statewide Educational Programs, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1),
  Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 30.  TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY: EXPENSES RELATED TO
  HURRICANE HARVEY.  (a)  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  the following amounts are appropriated from the economic
  stabilization fund to the Texas Education Agency for the state
  fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, for Strategy A.1.1., FSP -
  Equalized Operations, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the
  85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act), for the following purposes related to
  increased state costs under the Foundation School Program resulting
  from Hurricane Harvey:
               (1)  $271,300,000 for:
                     (A)  increased student costs;
                     (B)  the reduction in school district property
  values; and
                     (C)  the reduction of the amount owed by school
  districts under Chapter 41, Education Code, due to disaster
  remediation costs as provided by Section 41.0931, Education Code;
  and
               (2)  $634,200,000 for the adjustment of school district
  property values under Section 42.2523, Education Code, and
  reimbursement to school districts for disaster remediation costs
  under Section 42.2524, Education Code.
         (b)  In addition to other amounts appropriated for the state
  fiscal year ending August 31, 2020, $636,000,000 is appropriated
  from the economic stabilization fund to the Texas Education Agency
  for that state fiscal year for the increased state costs under the
  Foundation School Program resulting from the reduction in school
  district property values associated with Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 31.  KILGORE COLLEGE: HIGHER EDUCATION GROUP
  INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $1,238,238 is appropriated from the general revenue fund to Kilgore
  College for the state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, to provide
  for state contributions for health benefits.
         SECTION 32.  TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
  ADMINISTRATION: FACILITY ABATEMENT AND DEMOLITION.  In addition to
  amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal biennium
  ending August 31, 2019, $29,644,640 is appropriated from the
  economic stabilization fund to the Texas State Technical College
  System Administration for the two-year period beginning on the
  effective date of this Act for the abatement and demolition of
  certain facilities on the system's Waco campus.
         SECTION 33.  HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD: TEXAS
  RESEARCH INCENTIVE PROGRAM. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $182,549,388 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund
  to the Higher Education Coordinating Board for the two-year period
  beginning on the effective date of this Act for the Texas Research
  Incentive Program (TRIP) under Strategy I.1.1., Texas Research
  Incentive Program, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the
  85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 34.  UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON: EXPENSES RELATED TO
  HURRICANE HARVEY.  In addition to amounts previously appropriated
  for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $20,288,883
  is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to the
  University of Houston for the two-year period beginning on the
  effective date of this Act for expenses related to Hurricane
  Harvey.
         SECTION 35.  UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON - DOWNTOWN: EXPENSES
  RELATED TO HURRICANE HARVEY.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $4,000,000 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to
  the University of Houston - Downtown for the two-year period
  beginning on the effective date of this Act for expenses related to
  Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 36.  UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON - VICTORIA: EXPENSES
  RELATED TO HURRICANE HARVEY.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $1,703,828 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to
  the University of Houston - Victoria for the two-year period
  beginning on the effective date of this Act for expenses related to
  Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 37.  UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON - CLEAR LAKE: EXPENSES
  RELATED TO HURRICANE HARVEY. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $83,668 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to the
  University of Houston - Clear Lake for the two-year period
  beginning on the effective date of this Act for expenses related to
  Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 38.  LONE STAR COLLEGE SYSTEM: EXPENSES RELATED TO
  HURRICANE HARVEY.  In addition to amounts previously appropriated
  for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $13,100,000
  is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to the Lone
  Star College System for the two-year period beginning on the
  effective date of this Act for expenses related to Hurricane
  Harvey.
         SECTION 39.  LAMAR UNIVERSITY: PROPERTY DAMAGE RELATED TO
  HURRICANE HARVEY. In addition to amounts previously appropriated
  for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $1,418,585 is
  appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to Lamar
  University for the two-year period beginning on the effective date
  of this Act for property damage related to Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 40.  LAMAR INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: PROPERTY DAMAGE
  RELATED TO HURRICANE HARVEY. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $1,312,657 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to
  Lamar Institute of Technology for the two-year period beginning on
  the effective date of this Act for property damage related to
  Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 41.  LAMAR STATE COLLEGE - PORT ARTHUR: PROPERTY
  DAMAGE RELATED TO HURRICANE HARVEY. In addition to amounts
  previously appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August
  31, 2019, $6,319,458 is appropriated from the economic
  stabilization fund to Lamar State College - Port Arthur for the
  two-year period beginning on the effective date of this Act for
  property damage related to Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 42.  LAMAR STATE COLLEGE - ORANGE: PROPERTY DAMAGE
  RELATED TO HURRICANE HARVEY. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $406,112 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to
  Lamar State College - Orange for the two-year period beginning on
  the effective date of this Act for property damage related to
  Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 43.  TEXAS A&M FOREST SERVICE: EXPENSES RELATED TO
  HURRICANE HARVEY. In addition to amounts previously appropriated
  for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $2,458,239.76
  is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to the Texas
  A&M Forest Service for the state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019,
  for expenses related to Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 44.  TEXAS A&M FOREST SERVICE: WILDFIRES. In
  addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal
  biennium ending August 31, 2019, $54,909,580.30 is appropriated
  from the economic stabilization fund to the Texas A&M Forest
  Service for the state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, for
  expenses related to wildfires.
         SECTION 45.  UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN: MARINE SCIENCE
  INSTITUTE.  In addition to amounts previously appropriated for the
  state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $10,200,000 is
  appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to The University
  of Texas at Austin for the two-year period beginning on the
  effective date of this Act for storm damage prevention and
  compliance and the mitigation of damages related to Hurricane
  Harvey under Strategy C.2.1., Marine Science Institute, as listed
  in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 46.  TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY: THERMAL PLANT AND
  STEAM TUNNEL MAINTENANCE. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $16,000,000 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to
  Texas Southern University for the two-year period beginning on the
  effective date of this Act for the maintenance of the university's
  central thermal plant and site/steam tunnels.
         SECTION 47.  DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE: REPLACEMENT OF
  MONEY TRANSFERRED TO ADDRESS NEEDS RESULTING FROM HURRICANE HARVEY.
  In addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal
  biennium ending August 31, 2019, $38,600,000 is appropriated from
  the economic stabilization fund to the Department of Criminal
  Justice for the state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, for agency
  operations expenses under Strategy C.1.1., Correctional Security
  Operations, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations
  Act), to replace money transferred from that strategy to disaster
  assistance programs to address needs resulting from Hurricane
  Harvey.
         SECTION 48.  DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE: CORRECTIONAL
  MANAGED HEALTH CARE. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $160,000,000 is appropriated from the general revenue fund to the
  Department of Criminal Justice for the state fiscal year ending
  August 31, 2019, for correctional managed health care under
  Strategy C.1.9., Hospital and Clinical Care, as listed in Chapter
  605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017
  (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 49.  DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE: CORRECTIONAL
  OFFICER OVERTIME. In addition to amounts previously appropriated
  for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $30,000,000
  is appropriated from the general revenue fund to the Department of
  Criminal Justice for the state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019,
  for correctional officer overtime under Strategy C.1.1.,
  Correctional Security Operations, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B.
  1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the
  General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 50.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY: EXPENSES RELATED
  TO HURRICANE HARVEY. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  the following amounts are appropriated from the economic
  stabilization fund to the Department of Public Safety for the state
  fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, for the following strategies as
  listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act), for agency
  operations expenses related to Hurricane Harvey:
               (1)  $34,954,409 for Strategy A.1.1., Organized Crime;
               (2)  $60,000,000 for Strategy C.1.1., Traffic
  Enforcement; and
               (3)  $2,000,000 for Strategy G.1.3., Information
  Technology.
         SECTION 51.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY: CRIME
  LABORATORIES. In addition to amounts previously appropriated for
  the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $5,770,426 is
  appropriated from the general revenue fund to the Department of
  Public Safety for the state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, for
  crime laboratory operations under Strategy E.1.1., Crime
  Laboratory Services, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the
  85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 52.  TEXAS DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN
  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY: MATCHING FUNDS FOR FEMA HAZARD
  MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM. (a)  Contingent on legislation of the
  86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, authorizing the
  establishment of a zero or low-interest disaster recovery loan
  program administered by the Texas Division of Emergency Management
  in the Department of Public Safety becoming law, in addition to
  amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal biennium
  ending August 31, 2019, $273,000,000 is appropriated from the
  economic stabilization fund to the division for the two-year period
  beginning on the effective date of this Act for the purpose of
  providing matching funds for projects sponsored by eligible
  political subdivisions of this state and approved for the Hazard
  Mitigation Grant program administered by the Federal Emergency
  Management Agency.
         (b)  To the extent consistent with general law, the Texas
  Division of Emergency Management in the Department of Public Safety
  may provide the money appropriated under Subsection (a) of this
  section to a political subdivision described by that subsection
  only if the political subdivision has first applied any available
  federal Community Development Block Grant funds for disaster relief
  toward the total amount of matching funds required under the Hazard
  Mitigation Grant program administered by the Federal Emergency
  Management Agency.
         SECTION 53.  TEXAS DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN
  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY: MATCHING FUNDS FOR FEMA PUBLIC
  ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM. Contingent on legislation of the 86th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, authorizing the establishment
  of a zero or low-interest disaster recovery loan program
  administered by the Texas Division of Emergency Management in the
  Department of Public Safety that requires eligible political
  subdivisions of this state to first demonstrate that all means of
  reimbursement from the federal government and from insurance have
  been exhausted and that provides for criteria to be established for
  the demonstration of the need for financial assistance becoming
  law, in addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state
  fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $400,000,000 is
  appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to the division
  for the two-year period beginning on the effective date of this Act
  for the purpose of providing matching funds for projects sponsored
  by eligible political subdivisions of this state and approved for
  the Public Assistance grant program administered by the Federal
  Emergency Management Agency.
         SECTION 54.  GENERAL LAND OFFICE: EXPENSES RELATED TO
  HURRICANE HARVEY. (a)  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  the following amounts are appropriated from the economic
  stabilization fund to the General Land Office for the state fiscal
  year ending August 31, 2019, for the following strategies as listed
  in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act), to remove vessels
  and repair or replace structures or equipment damaged by Hurricane
  Harvey:
               (1)  $696,921 for Strategy A.2.1., Asset Management;
               (2)  $20,459,797 for Strategy B.1.1., Coastal
  Management;
               (3)  $430,000 for Strategy B.1.2., Coastal Erosion
  Control Grants; and
               (4)  $2,047,454 for Strategy B.2.1., Oil Spill
  Response.
         (b)  Contingent on the nonrenewal by the effective date of
  this Act of federal grant funding awarded by the Federal Emergency
  Management Agency for the building of emergency short-term housing,
  in addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal
  biennium ending August 31, 2019, $4,217,510 is appropriated from
  the economic stabilization fund to the General Land Office for the
  state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, for full-time equivalent
  employees (FTEs) assigned to build emergency short-term housing
  related to Hurricane Harvey under Strategy D.1.1., Rebuild Housing,
  as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 55.  GENERAL LAND OFFICE: ABANDONED VESSEL REMOVAL.  
  In addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal
  biennium ending August 31, 2019, $2,000,000 is appropriated from
  the Coastal Protection Account, general revenue dedicated account
  number 27, to the General Land Office for the state fiscal year
  ending August 31, 2019, for the removal of vessels abandoned as a
  result of Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 56.  GENERAL LAND OFFICE: MATCHING FUNDS FOR U.S.
  ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS PROGRAMS.  In addition to amounts
  previously appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August
  31, 2019, $200,000,000 is appropriated from the economic
  stabilization fund to the General Land Office for the two-year
  period beginning on the effective date of this Act to provide state
  matching funds to meet federal requirements for studies and
  projects planned to be conducted in the state by the United States
  Army Corps of Engineers.
         SECTION 57.  COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: EXPEDITED
  PROCESSING OF PERMIT APPLICATIONS.  Notwithstanding Rider 29, page
  VI-24, Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act), to the bill pattern
  of the appropriations to the Commission on Environmental Quality,
  in addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal
  biennium ending August 31, 2019, the commission is appropriated for
  the state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, all fee revenues
  collected from expedited permit review surcharges assessed under
  Section 382.05155, Health and Safety Code, and deposited to the
  Clean Air Account No. 151 in excess of the estimated amount of those
  revenues in the comptroller's biennial revenue estimate for the
  state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, for costs incurred to
  support the expedited processing of permit applications.
         SECTION 58.  COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY:
  LITIGATION EXPENSES.  In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $1,400,000 is appropriated from the general revenue fund to the
  Commission on Environmental Quality for the state fiscal year
  ending August 31, 2019, for litigation expenses under Strategy
  E.1.4., Rio Grande River Compact, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1),
  Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 59.  COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: CAPITAL
  EXPENDITURES.  (a)  Notwithstanding Rider 2, page VI-18, Chapter
  605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017
  (the General Appropriations Act), to the bill pattern of the
  appropriations to the Commission on Environmental Quality, the
  total amount that the commission may spend for capital budget items
  for the state fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, is increased by
  $1,700,000 for security upgrades and replacing carpet.
         (b)  Notwithstanding Section 14.03, Limitation on
  Expenditures - Capital Budget, Article IX, Chapter 605 (S.B. 1),
  Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act), the Commission on Environmental Quality may
  transfer capital budget item appropriations as necessary to make
  the security upgrades and replace carpet as authorized under
  Subsection (a) of this section.
         SECTION 60.  PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT: EXPENSES RELATED
  TO HURRICANE HARVEY. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $17,000,000 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to
  the Parks and Wildlife Department for the two-year period beginning
  on the effective date of this Act for Strategy D.1.1., Improvements
  and Major Repairs, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the
  85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the General
  Appropriations Act), to repair structures or equipment damaged by
  Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 61.  PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT: WYLER AERIAL
  TRAMWAY. In addition to amounts previously appropriated for the
  state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $15,000,000 is
  appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to the Parks and
  Wildlife Department for the two-year period beginning on the
  effective date of this Act for overhaul and necessary construction
  related to the Wyler Aerial Tramway and the related tramway system
  under Strategy D.1.1., Improvements and Major Repairs, as listed in
  Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 62.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: TRANSPORTATION
  INFRASTRUCTURE FUND. In addition to amounts previously
  appropriated for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019,
  $250,000,000 is appropriated from the economic stabilization fund
  to the Department of Transportation for the two-year period
  beginning on the effective date of this Act for Strategy A.1.8.,
  Construction Grants and Services, as listed in Chapter 605 (S.B.
  1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (the
  General Appropriations Act), to provide grants for transportation
  infrastructure projects under Subchapter C, Chapter 256,
  Transportation Code.
         SECTION 63.  TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION: EXPENSES RELATED TO
  HURRICANE HARVEY. In addition to amounts previously appropriated
  for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $8,931,385 is
  appropriated from the economic stabilization fund to the Texas
  Workforce Commission for the state fiscal year ending August 31,
  2019, for Strategy A.2.1., Vocational Rehabilitation, as listed in
  Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act), for vocational
  rehabilitation services expenses related to Hurricane Harvey.
         SECTION 64.  BOARD OF PHARMACY: PRESCRIPTION MONITORING
  PROGRAM. In addition to amounts previously appropriated for the
  state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $6,099,312 is
  appropriated from the general revenue fund to the Board of Pharmacy
  for the two-year period beginning on the effective date of this Act
  for statewide integration of and upgrades to the prescription
  monitoring program database under Strategy B.1.1., Enforcement, as
  listed in Chapter 605 (S.B. 1), Acts of the 85th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2017 (the General Appropriations Act).
         SECTION 65.  TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM: ADDITIONAL PAYMENT.
  Contingent on compliance with the requirements regarding the
  amortization period of the unfunded actuarial liabilities of the
  Teacher Retirement System under Section 821.006, Government Code,
  in addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal
  biennium ending August 31, 2019, $658,210,000 is appropriated from
  the economic stabilization fund to the Teacher Retirement System
  for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2021, for the
  purpose of providing a one-time additional payment to certain
  annuitants.
         SECTION 66.  TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM: STATE CONTRIBUTION.
  Contingent on House Bill No. 9 or similar legislation of the 86th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, relating to the contributions
  and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System becoming law, in
  addition to amounts previously appropriated for the state fiscal
  biennium ending August 31, 2019, $684,000,000 is appropriated from
  the general revenue fund to the Teacher Retirement System for the
  state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2021, for the purpose of
  immediately depositing that amount as a state contribution in the
  Teacher Retirement System Trust Account number 0960.
         SECTION 67.  EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM: STATE
  CONTRIBUTION. In addition to amounts previously appropriated for
  the state fiscal biennium ending August 31, 2019, $148,725,414 is
  appropriated from the general revenue fund to the Employees
  Retirement System for the state fiscal biennium ending August 31,
  2021, for the purpose of immediately depositing that amount as a
  state contribution in the State Employee Retirement System Trust
  Account number 0955.
         SECTION 68.  REIMBURSEMENT TO ECONOMIC STABILIZATION FUND.
  If any state agency or public institution of higher education
  receives reimbursement from the federal government, an insurer, or
  another source for an expenditure paid from money appropriated by
  this Act:
               (1)  the agency or institution shall reimburse the
  state in an amount equal to the lesser of the amount appropriated
  under this Act and spent for that expenditure or the amount
  reimbursed by the other source for that expenditure; and
               (2)  the comptroller of public accounts shall deposit
  the amount of the reimbursement to the credit of the economic
  stabilization fund.
         SECTION 69.  EFFECTIVE DATE. (a) Subject to Subsection (b)
  of this section, this Act takes effect immediately.
         (b)  Sections 9, 10, 11, 13, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36,
  37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 50, 52, 53, 54, 56, 60,
  61, 62, 63, and 65 of this Act take effect only if this Act receives
  a vote of two-thirds of the members present in each house of the
  legislature, as provided by Section 49-g(m), Article III, Texas
  Constitution.
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