Texas Legislature OKs $117B Budget That Strengthens Disclosure Statutes

Albanese, Elizabeth
June 2003
Bond Buyer;6/3/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31648, p3
Trade Publication
Texas lawmakers on June 1, 2003 gave final approval to a $117.4 billion budget for the 2004-2005 biennium that allows the state to participate in the national Powerball lottery game and deregulates tuition rates for public universities. Under the terms of HB 1606, officials of cities of more than 100,000 in population, trustees of school districts with enrollments of more than 500 and trustees of all port and sports authorities will have to file personal financial disclosure statements with the state.


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