S.B. No. 2166
  relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenues in
  certain municipalities.
         SECTION 1.  Section 351.101, Tax Code, is amended by adding
  Subsections (m) and (m-1) to read as follows:
         (m)  In addition to the uses authorized by Subsections (a)
  and (e), and notwithstanding any provision of this chapter to the
  contrary, a municipality with a population of 6,500 or less that has
  at least 800 hotel rooms within the corporate boundaries of the
  municipality and that is located in a county adjacent to a county
  with a population of 3.3 million or more may use revenue derived
  from the tax authorized by this chapter to directly enhance and
  promote tourism and the convention and hotel industry by acquiring
  sites for and constructing, improving, enlarging, equipping,
  repairing, operating, and maintaining a municipally owned:
               (1)  convention center facility;
               (2)  sports-related facility with seating for at least
  4,500 people that is used or is planned for use for one or more
  professional or amateur sports events or other events, including
  rodeos, livestock shows, and performing arts events;
               (3)  multiuse facility that includes facilities
  described by Subdivisions (1) and (2); and
               (4)  related infrastructure for a facility described by
  Subdivision (1), (2), or (3), as that term is defined by Section
  334.001(3), Local Government Code, for a venue.
         (m-1)  A municipality described by Subsection (m) that
  issues obligations secured wholly or partly by revenue derived from
  the tax authorized by this chapter for a use described by that
  subsection may use that revenue for those uses as long as the
  obligations are outstanding even if the municipality is no longer a
  municipality described by that subsection.
         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 September 1, 2017.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2166 passed the Senate on
  May 4, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 26, Nays 5.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2166 passed the House on
  May 24, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 135, Nays 11, two
  present not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House