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Relating to relief from local matching funds requirement for
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
SB 2168 would amend the Transportation Code to require the adjustment to the local matching funds requirement for economically disadvantaged counties to be equivalent to the highest adjustment rate set in the last year the county was considered to be economically disadvantaged.
The bill would additionally alter the definition of "economically disadvantaged county" to be any county which has met the criteria already set forth in statute within the past 6 years and has been included in no less than 5 federally declared disasters within the same time period.
Texas Action remains neutral on SB 2168 as it does not affect our liberty principles.