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Relating to the administration of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, including the authority to impose taxes.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
HB 4695 would provide for benefits for the members of the board of port commissioner of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District and for district employees. The bill also replaces the requirement that the commissioners court levy certain district taxes with a requirement for the board to impose such taxes.
Texas Action remains neutral on HB 4695 because it does not affect our liberty principles.