H.B. No. 4510
  relating to reporting of certain information by state agencies and
  counties, including information related to appropriated money,
  activities of certain consultants, and tax revenue.
         SECTION 1.  Section 2101.011, Government Code, is amended by
  amending Subsections (a) and (b) and adding Subsections (b-1) and
  (b-2) to read as follows:
         (a)  In this section:
               (1)  "Annual financial report" means the annual
  financial report required by this section.
               (2)  "Appropriated money" means money appropriated by
  the legislature under the General Appropriations Act or other law.
               (3)  "Institution of higher education" has the meaning
  assigned by Section 61.003, Education Code.
         (b)  Except as provided by Subsections (b-1) and (b-2), not
  [Not] later than November 1 [20] of each year, a state agency shall
  submit an annual financial report regarding the agency's use of
  appropriated money during the preceding fiscal year to:
               (1)  the governor;
               (2)  the comptroller;
               (3)  the Legislative Reference Library;
               (4)  the state auditor; and
               (5)  the Legislative Budget Board.
         (b-1)  An institution of higher education shall submit the
  annual financial report described by Subsection (b) not later than
  November 20 of each year.
         (b-2)  A state agency may submit an audited financial report
  in place of the report described by Subsection (b). An audited
  financial report must be submitted not later than December 15 of
  each year.
         SECTION 2.  Section 2115.005, Government Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
  REPORTS]. (a) Subject to Subsection (b), not [The comptroller
  shall provide copies, including electronic form copies, of any
  reports received from a consultant contracting under Section
  2115.002 to:
               [(1)  the governor;
               [(2)  the state auditor's office; and
               [(3)  the Legislative Budget Board.
         [(b)  The comptroller shall provide the copies required by
  Subsection (a) not later than the 15th day after the date the
  comptroller receives the consultant's report.
         [(c)  Not] later than February 1 of each [odd-numbered] year,
  the comptroller shall issue [a report] to the legislature,
  governor, state auditor's office, and Legislative Budget Board a
  report summarizing the activities conducted by a consultant
  pursuant to a recovery audit completed under this chapter during
  the preceding state fiscal [biennium ending August 31 of the
  previous] year.
         (b)  The comptroller is required to issue a report under
  Subsection (a) only if a recovery audit was completed under this
  chapter during the preceding state fiscal year.
         SECTION 3.  Section 61.040, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 61.040.  TAX INFORMATION. (a) For the purpose of
  determining eligibility for state assistance under this chapter,
  [The comptroller shall give] the department may require a county to
  provide the following information for the relevant period [relating
               (1)  the taxable value of property taxable by the
  [each] county;
               (2)  the [and each] county's applicable general revenue
  tax levy [for the relevant period]; and
               (3) [(2)]  the amount of sales and use tax revenue
  received by the [each] county [for the relevant period].
         (b)  The department shall prescribe the manner in which a
  county must provide the information described by Subsection (a).
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2024.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 4510 was passed by the House on May 2,
  2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 137, Nays 7, 3 present, not
  voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
  No. 4510 on May 24, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 137, Nays 5,
  1 present, not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 4510 was passed by the Senate, with
  amendments, on May 17, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________