This website will be unavailable from Friday, April 26, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. through Monday, April 29, 2024 at 7:00 a.m. due to data center maintenance.

 
 
  S.B. No. 1339
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to allowing money in the disaster contingency fund to be
  used to provide assistance to producers of agricultural products
  affected by a disaster caused by severe drought, wildfire, flood,
  storm, or hurricane.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 418.073, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (c) to read as follows:
         (c)  The purposes for which money in the disaster contingency
  fund may be used include making funds available to a state or local
  agency that will use the funds to provide assistance to producers of
  agricultural products affected by or recovering from a disaster
  caused by severe drought, wildfire, flood, storm, or hurricane.  In
  this subsection, "agricultural products" includes:
               (1)  horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy,
  livestock, poultry, and bee products, including products of exotic
  livestock as defined by Section 161.001, Agriculture Code; and
               (2)  any farm or ranch product, including a product
  produced by aquaculture as defined by Section 134.001, Agriculture
  Code.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect on the 91st day after the last day of the
  legislative session.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1339 passed the Senate on
  May 1, 2007, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0; and that the
  Senate concurred in House amendment on May 25, 2007, by the
  following vote: Yeas 30, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1339 passed the House, with
  amendment, on May 23, 2007, by the following vote: Yeas 143,
  Nays 0, one present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor