Journal of the House of Representatives of Texas: 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, April 3, 2011 Page: 1,378
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82nd LEGISLATURE - REGULAR SESSION
provided above to be within the amount of revenue expected to be available.
Further, in the event that actual receipts or revenue collections generated by
enactment of HB 2174, or similar legislation, are in excess of the amounts
appropriated by this provision, these amounts are appropriated for the purposes of
basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support.
Any unexpended balances remaining as of August 31, 2012, out of
appropriations herein are hereby appropriated to the respective agency or court
for the fiscal year beginning September 1, 2012, for the same purposes.
Amendment No. 178 was withdrawn.
Amendment No. 179
Representative Thompson offered the following amendment to CSHB 1:
Floor Packet Page No. 253
Amend CSHB 1 (house committee printing) in Article IV of the bill,
following the Special Provisions - Judiciary, by adding the following
appropriately numbered rider to the bill:
. Contingent Appropriation for HB 2502. (a) Contingent on the
enactment of HB 2502 or similar legislation of the 82nd Legislature, Regular
Session, relating to the fees collected by district court clerks on the filing of
certain civil actions or proceedings to fund basic civil legal services, in addition
to the other amounts appropriated in this Act, from the fee revenue generated
from implementing HB 2502, $3,300,000 is appropriated to the Supreme Court
of Texas for Strategy B.1.1., Basic Civil Legal Services, in each state fiscal year
of the biennium ending August 31, 2013.
(b) If the actual or projected revenue collections are insufficient to offset the
money appropriated under Subsection (a) of this rider, the Legislative Budget
Board may direct the comptroller of public accounts to reduce the amount of the
appropriation to equal the estimated available revenue. If the actual receipts or
revenue collections generated by the enactment of HB 2502, or similar
legislation, exceed the amount appropriated under Subsection (a) of this rider, the
amount that exceeds the amount appropriated under Subsection (a) is
appropriated to the Supreme Court of Texas for Strategy B.1.1., Basic Civil Legal
Services, in each state fiscal year of the biennium ending August 31, 2013.
(c) Of the appropriations made under Subsections (a) and (b) of this rider,
any unexpended balances remaining on August 31, 2012, are appropriated to the
district court that collected the fee under HB 2502 for the state fiscal year -
beginning September 1, 2011, for basic civil legal services.
Amendment No. 179 was withdrawn.
LEAVE OF ABSENCE GRANTED
The following member was granted leave of absence temporarily for today
because of a flight delay:
Solomons on motion of Alvarado.
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