HB 4008

86(R) - 2019
House Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
House Culture, Recreation, & Tourism

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


John Frullo
John Cyrier
Matt Krause
Joe Moody
Eddie Rodriguez

Bill Caption

Relating to plans required to be submitted to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

Fiscal Notes

No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 4008 would require a site selection organization for a major event or the organization hosting the event to submit their plan to prevent human trafficking to the human trafficking prevention task force. They are currently required to submit a plan to the office of the Attorney General and the chief of the Texas Division of Emergency Management. If an event fails to submit a plan in a timely manner and loses funding, the event could still receive funding if the event submits a plan at least a week before and implements it during the event. 

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 4008. This is an administrative change and does not impact our principles.