81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 1940, Chapter 840 Page: 1 of 10
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S.B. No. 1940
1 AN ACT
2 relating to the fund for veterans' assistance and to the
3 establishment of pretrial veterans court programs.
4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
5 SECTION 1. Subsections (a), (c), and (e), Section 434.017,
6 Government Code, as redesignated and amended by Chapter 1418 (H.B.
7 3107), Acts of the 80th Legislature, Regular Session, 2007, are
8 amended to read as follows:
9 (a) The fund for veterans' assistance is a special fund in
10 the state treasury outside the general revenue fund. The fund is
11 composed of:
12 (1) money transferred to the fund at the direction of
13 the legislature;
14 (2) money deposited to the credit of the fund under
15 Section 502.1746, Transportation Code;
16 (3) gifts and grants contributed to the fund; and
17 (4) [-(-] the earnings of the fund.
18 (c) Money in the fund may be appropriated to the Texas
19 Veterans Commission to:
20 (1) enhance or improve veterans' assistance programs,
21 including veterans' representation and counseling; [ae4]
22 (2) make grants to [cal u- n fCi ties t:] address
23 veterans' needs; and
24 (3) administer the fund.
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