HB 448

85(R) - 2017
House Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate Finance
House Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate Finance
Parks and Wildlife

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Ryan Guillen


Charles Perry

Bill Caption

Relating to the transfer of certain revenue into the state parks account.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the state is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

Under current law, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department must transfer 15% of all amounts collected during the previous month from vessel registration fees, vessel manufacturer or dealer licensing fees, and vessel and outboard motor titling fees to the state parks account. HB 448 would make it optional for the Parks and Wildlife Department to transfer no more than 15% of those funds.

Vote Recommendation Notes

This updates state park account funding procedures and does not appear to have a connection to our liberty principles, therefore we remain neutral.


Organizations Supporting

Texas League of Conservation Voters
Texas Wildlife Association
The Nature Conservancy
The Sierra Club