HBA-RBT H.B. 1753 76(R) BILL ANALYSIS Office of House Bill AnalysisH.B. 1753 By: Hope Criminal Jurisprudence 4/16/1999 Introduced BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Current law does not provide non-profit crime victim organizations a portion of the drug-related crime monies and assets seized and forfeited. H.B. 1753 allows county commissioners to consider and determine the eligible crime victim organizations applying for those forfeited funds. This bill sets out conditions for eligibility. 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 Article 59.06, Code of Criminal Procedure, to include specified additional nonprofit organizations among the entities for which the governing body of the political subdivision is required to use funds received under this subchapter. Defines "victim." Redesignates Subsections (i)-(k) to (k)-(m). Makes conforming and nonsubstantive changes. SECTION 2. Effective date: January 1, 2000. SECTION 3. Emergency clause.