H.B. No. 2139
  relating to the authority of the Near Northside Management District
  to undertake tax increment financing.
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter D, Chapter 3905, Special District
  Local Laws Code, is amended by adding Section 3905.155 to read as
         Sec. 3905.155.  TAX INCREMENT FINANCING POWERS. (a) The
  district may designate all or any part of the district as a tax
  increment reinvestment zone.  The district may use tax increment
  financing under Chapter 311, Tax Code, in the manner provided by
  that chapter for a municipality, except as modified by this
         (b)  The district has all powers provided under Chapter 311,
  Tax Code.
         (c)  The district and an overlapping taxing unit may enter
  into an interlocal agreement for the payment of all or a portion of
  the tax increment of the unit to the district.
         (d)  For the purpose of tax increment financing under this
  section, the board functions as the board of directors of the
  reinvestment zone. Section 311.009, Tax Code, does not apply to the
         SECTION 2.  (a) The legal notice of the intention to
  introduce this Act, setting forth the general substance of this
  Act, has been published as provided by law, and the notice and a
  copy of this Act have been furnished to all persons, agencies,
  officials, or entities to which they are required to be furnished
  under Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution, and Chapter 313,
  Government Code.
         (b)  The governor, one of the required recipients, has
  submitted the notice and Act to the Texas Commission on
  Environmental Quality.
         (c)  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has filed
  its recommendations relating to this Act with the governor, the
  lieutenant governor, and the speaker of the house of
  representatives within the required time.
         (d)  All requirements of the constitution and laws of this
  state and the rules and procedures of the legislature with respect
  to the notice, introduction, and passage of this Act are fulfilled
  and accomplished.
         SECTION 3.  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 September 1, 2013.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 2139 was passed by the House on May
  14, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 2139 was passed by the Senate on May
  20, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________