HB 2300

86(R) - 2019
House Appropriations
House Appropriations

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Geanie Morrison


Ryan Guillen
Phil King
Andrew Murr
James White

Bill Caption

Relating to the creation of the disaster recovery loan program; making an appropriation. 

Fiscal Notes

Estimated Two-year Net Impact to General Revenue Related Funds for HB 2300, As Introduced: a negative impact of ($60,000,000) through the biennium ending August 31, 2021.

Bill Analysis

HB 2300 would allow eligible political subdivisions to apply for loans for certain disaster recovery projects. The bill would establish the disaster recovery loan account in the general revenue fund under the Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) and would appropriate $60 million through the biennium.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action is neutral on HB 2300 because it does not affect our liberty principles. Disaster recovery and relief is within the legitimate realm of state government.