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HJR 2, 80th R.S.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the rate of growth of appropriations from all sources of revenue except the federal government; to establish a disaster fund, managed by the governor, for use to prepare for or respond to a natural disaster or emergency; to fund the property tax relief fund; to require a gubernatorial declaration before money may be appropriated from the economic stabilization fund; and to authorize the legislature to appropriate money for tax rebates; making a constitutional appropriation.

Last action: Left pending in subcommittee

Author: Carl Isett
Joint Author: Bill Callegari
Coauthor: Leo Berman | Betty Brown | Joe Crabb | John Davis

Enabling legislation: HB 3533

Disaster Preparedness & Relief
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
State Finances--Appropriations
State Finances--Management & Control
Taxation--Property-State Administration

House Committee: Appropriations (Warren Chisum, Alma Allen, Dan Branch, Betty Brown, Fred Brown, Norma Chavez, Myra Crownover, Drew Darby, John Davis, Dawnna Dukes, Kirk England, Dan Gattis, Ryan Guillen, Linda Harper-Brown, Chuck Hopson, Carl Isett, Jim Jackson, Lois Kolkhorst, Eddie Lucio III, Ruth McClendon, Jim McReynolds, Jose Menendez, Rick Noriega, John Otto, Debbie Riddle, Larry Taylor, Sylvester Turner, Corbin Van Arsdale, John Zerwas)
Minutes: April 10 2007 | April 18 2007
House Committee: Subcommittee on HJR 2 (Carl Isett, Linda Harper-Brown, Eddie Lucio III, Ruth McClendon, Larry Taylor, Corbin Van Arsdale)

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