Bill Text: TX HB2235 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to the amount credited in a state fiscal year to the judicial fund to provide basic civil legal services.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-24 - Effective immediately [HB2235 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB2235-Enrolled.html
 
 
  H.B. No. 2235
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the amount credited in a state fiscal year to the
  judicial fund to provide basic civil legal services.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 402.007(d), Government Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (d)  The total amount credited to the judicial fund for
  programs approved by the supreme court that provide basic civil
  legal services to the indigent under Subsection (b) may not exceed
  $50 million per state fiscal year [biennium].
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2235 was passed by the House on April
  18, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 132, Nays 2, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2235 was passed by the Senate on May
  10, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 1.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor       
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