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  S.B. No. 1831
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the purchase of certain goods and services by the
  Employees Retirement System of Texas.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 815.103, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (h) to read as follows:
         (h)  Notwithstanding any other law, the retirement system
  has exclusive authority over all aspects of the purchase of goods
  and services, if the purchase is:
               (1)  made using money other than money appropriated
  from the general revenue fund; and
               (2)  related to the operation of home office facilities
  used in administering the system, including a purchase related to
  the administration of tenant leases in the facilities.
         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, 2023.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1831 passed the Senate on
  April 5, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1831 passed the House on
  May 6, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 124, Nays 10, two
  present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor