Bill Text: TX HB3215 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the authority of a county auditor to oversee the expenditure of county funds.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-13 - Referred to County Affairs [HB3215 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB3215-Introduced.html
  86R12034 TJB-F
 
  By: Darby H.B. No. 3215
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the authority of a county auditor to oversee the
  expenditure of county funds.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 111.092, Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 111.092.  [DEPARTMENTAL] EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED
  APPROPRIATIONS.  The county auditor shall oversee the warrant
  process to ensure that:
               (1)  the expenses of any department do not exceed the
  budget appropriations for that department; and
               (2)  the expenses for each budgeted item in the budget
  do not exceed the budget appropriations for that item.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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