86(R) - 2019
Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from mixed beverage
gross receipts and sales taxes.
Estimated Two-year Net Impact to General Revenue Related Funds for HB 1243, Committee
Report 2nd House, Substituted: a negative impact of ($24,011,000) through the biennium ending
August 31, 2021.
The bill would make no appropriation but could provide the legal basis for an appropriation of
funds to implement the provisions of the bill.
HB 1243 would require the comptroller to allocate one percent of the mixed beverage tax to fund drug court programs.
Vote Recommendation Notes
Texas Action supports HB 1243 which would provide a steady source of funding for these specialty courts without raising taxes.