78th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3074, Chapter 1137

H.B. No. 3074
1 amount available to the commission is no less than $50,000.
2 (d) If state appropriations are more than the amount
3 necessary to fund the level of financial assistance generated by
4 this formula, the governor shall increase the funding for which
5 each commission is eligible in proportion to the amount it would
6 have been eligible to receive in Subsection (c) [Thc -inimum amount
8 app4'.'-4e-$4i-.gg4 .
9 (e) If state appropriations are less than the amount
10 necessary to fund the level of financial assistance generated by
11 the formula in Subsection (c) above:
12 (1) No commission shall receive less than annual
13 financial assistance of $50,000, as long as financial assistance
14 available to all commissions remains at or above the level of
15 assistance allocated in fiscal year 2003.
16 (2) If available annual financial assistance is less
17 than the amount allocated in fiscal year 2003, assistance to all
18 commissions shall be reduced proportionally from the assistance
19 they would have received at the fiscal year 2003 funding level.
20 (f) For the purposes of this section, the population of a
21 county is the population outside all dues-paying member
22 municipalities.
23 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
24 a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
25 provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
26 Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
27 Act takes effect September i, 2003.

Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 78th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3074, Chapter 1137. [Austin, Texas]. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth158580/. Accessed April 19, 2014.