HBA-MPA H.B. 1149 76(R)BILL ANALYSIS Office of House Bill AnalysisH.B. 1149 By: Naishtat Urban Affairs 5/21/1999 Enrolled BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Currently, a municipality is required to have a resident commissioner on its housing authority, but those commissioners are limited to one two-year term. H.B. 1149 allows a resident commissioner of a municipal housing authority to serve two consecutive two-year terms. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY It is the opinion of the Office of House Bill Analysis that this bill does not expressly delegate any additional rulemaking authority to a state officer, department, agency, or institution. SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS SECTION 1. Amends Section 392.0331(f), Local Government Code, to prohibit a person appointed as a tenant representative to the position of commissioner of a municipal, county, or regional housing authority from serving more than two consecutive two-year terms, rather than prohibiting reappointment to consecutive terms. SECTION 2. Provides that the change to Section 392.0331(f) made by this Act applies to a commissioner appointed under this section whether the person was appointed on, before, or after the effective date of this Act. SECTION 3. Emergency clause. Effective date: upon passage.