H.B. No. 1071
relating to the format in which certain reports of political
contributions and expenditures are filed.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 254.036(a), Election Code, is amended to
read as follows:
(a) Each report filed under this chapter with an authority
other than the commission must be in a format [
on a form] prescribed
by the commission. A report filed with the commission that is not
required to be filed by computer diskette, modem, or other means of
electronic transfer must be on a form prescribed by the commission
and [ must be] written in black ink or typed with black typewriter
ribbon or, if [ unless the report is a computer printout. If] the
report is a computer printout, the printout must conform to the same
format and paper size as the form prescribed by the commission.
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 1071 was passed by the House on April
13, 2005, by a non-record vote.
Chief Clerk of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 1071 was passed by the Senate on May
25, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate