1 HOUSE JOURNAL. EIGHTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE, REGULAR SESSION. PROCEEDINGS. SEVENTY-SIXTH DAY MONDAY, MAY 27, 2019. The house met at 10:11 and was called to order by the speaker. The roll of the house was called and a quorum was announced present (Recordi2033). Present Mr. Speaker(C); Allen; Allison; Anchia; Anderson; Ashby;. Bailes; Beckley; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bernal; Biedermann; Blanco; Bohac; Bonnen;. Bowers; Buckley; Bucy; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Calanni; Canales;. Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Coleman; Collier; Cortez; Craddick; Cyrier; Darby;. Davis, S.; Davis, Y.; Dean; Deshotel; Dominguez; Dutton; Farrar; Fierro; Flynn;. Frank; Frullo; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; Gonza lez, J.; Gonza lez, M.;. Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Gutierrez; Harless; Harris; Hefner; Hernandez;. Herrero; Hinojosa; Holland; Howard; Huberty; Hunter; Israel; Johnson, E.
2 ;. Johnson, ; Johnson, ; Kacal; King, K.; King, P.; King, T.; Klick; Krause;. Kuempel; Lambert; Landgraf; Lang; Larson; Leach; Leman; Longoria; Lopez;. Lozano; Lucio; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Meza; Middleton;. Miller; Minjarez; Moody; Morales; Morrison; Mun oz; Murphy; Murr; Neave;. Neva rez; Noble; Oliverson; Ortega; Pacheco; Paddie; Parker; Patterson; Paul;. Perez; Phelan; Price; Ramos; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rodriguez; Romero;. Rose; Rosenthal; Sanford; Schaefer; Shaheen; Sheffield; Sherman; Shine; Smith;. Smithee; Springer; Stephenson; Stickland; Stucky; Swanson; Talarico; Thierry;. Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Tinderholt; Toth; Turner, C.; Turner, J.;. VanDeaver; Vo; Walle; White; Wilson; Wray; Wu; Zedler; Zerwas; Zwiener. The invocation was offered by Representative Sanford as follows: Father, we love you.
3 We acknowledge you as our creator, and today we express our gratitude for who you are and your many blessings throughout this legislative session. Thank you for the privilege we have had over the last five months to serve the people in our districts in such a way, as Philippians 2:4 tells us, to look not only to the interests of ourselves but also to the interests of others. Thank you for the leadership of our speaker and the spirit of mutual respect enjoyed this session. Father, I pray for all my colleagues, their families, their jobs, their businesses, and their districts. We ask all your best blessings on their lives, healing for any illnesses, comfort for any grieving, strength through difficulties, travel mercies on the way home, and a new sense of love and care for their constituents.
4 Today, as we finish our work, we do so in such a way that we can say that the Lone Star of Texas has gained a new lustre by the work of the 86th Legislature. In Jesus 'name we pray. Amen. 6416 86th LEGISLATURE REGULAR SESSION. The chair recognized Representative Cain who led the house in the pledges of allegiance to the United States and Texas flags. CAPITOL PHYSICIAN. The chair recognized Representative Cole who presented Kadir of Austin as the "Doctor for the Day.". The house welcomed Dr. Kadir and thanked her for her participation in the Physician of the Day Program sponsored by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians. HCR 193 - ADOPTED. (by Huberty). The following privileged resolution was laid before the house: HCR 193. WHEREAS, HBi3 has been adopted by the house of representatives and the senate and is being prepared for enrollment; and WHEREAS, The bill contains technical errors that should be corrected; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED by the 86th Legislature of the State of Texas, That the enrolling clerk of the house of representatives be instructed to make the following corrections to the enrolled version of HBi3: (1)iiIn the recital for SECTION of the bill, strike "by amending Subsections (c) and (e)" and substitute "by amending Subsections (c), (e), and (i)".
5 (2)iiIn SECTION of the bill, following amended Section (e), Education Code, add the following: (i)iiA school district that uses a certified estimate, as authorized by Subsection (h), may adopt a budget at the public meeting designated in the notice prepared using the estimate, but the district may not adopt a tax rate before the district receives the certified appraisal roll for the district required by Section (a), Tax Code. After receipt of the certified appraisal roll, the district must publish a revised notice and hold another public meeting before the district may adopt a tax rate that exceeds: (1)iithe rate proposed in the notice prepared using the estimate; or (2)iithe district 's voter-approval [rollback] rate determined under Section , Tax Code, using the certified appraisal roll.
6 (3)iiIn SECTION of the bill, in added Section (d-1), Education Code, strike "for the 2019 tax year exceeds $ " and substitute "excluding the district s' current debt rate under Section (n)(1)(C), Tax Code, for the 2019. tax year is equal to or exceeds $ ". (4)iiIn SECTION of the bill, in added Section (d-1), Education Code, between "rate" and the underlined period, insert ", excluding the district s'. current debt rate under Section (n)(1)(C), Tax Code". (5)iiIn SECTION of the bill, in added Section (d), Education Code, between "rollback tax rate" and "for", insert ", excluding the district s'. current debt rate under Section (n)(1)(C), Tax Code,". Monday, May 27, 2019 HOUSE JOURNAL 76th Day 6417. (6)iiIn SECTION of the bill, in transferred, redesignated, and amended Section (a), Education Code, in each place that it appears in Section (a), between [ ] and the comma, insert "or by the quotient of the value of "DPV" as determined under Section (d) if that subsection applies to the district".
7 (7)iiIn SECTION of the bill, in added Section (a-1), Tax Code, between "flood," and "or", insert "wildfire,". (8)iiStrike SECTION of the bill and substitute the following: January 1, 2020, Sections (d) and (g), Tax Code, are amended to read as follows: (d)iiIf the proposition is not approved as provided by Subsection (c), the governing body may not adopt a tax rate for the school district for the current year that exceeds the school district s' voter-approval [rollback] tax rate. (g)iiIn a school district that received distributions from an equalization tax imposed under former Chapter 18, Education Code, the no-new-revenue [effective] rate of that tax as of the date of the county unit system s' abolition is added to the district s' voter-approval [rollback] tax rate. (9)iiIn SECTION of the bill, in transferred, redesignated, and amended Section , Education Code, immediately following Subsection (c), insert the following: (d)iiIn this section, "compensation" includes benefits such as insurance premiums.
8 (10)iiIn SECTION of the bill, in amended Section (n)(2)(B), Tax Code, strike "$ " and substitute "$ [$ ]". (11)iiAdd the following appropriately numbered SECTIONS to Article 3 of the bill and renumber the SECTIONS of that article accordingly: January 1, 2020, Section (e), Education Code, is amended to read as follows: (e)iiThe governing body of an independent school district that governs a junior college district under Subchapter B, Chapter 130, in a county with a population of more than two million may dedicate a specific percentage of the local tax levy to the use of the junior college district for facilities and equipment or for the maintenance and operating expenses of the junior college district. To be effective, the dedication must be made by the governing body on or before the date on which the governing body adopts its tax rate for a year.
9 The amount of local tax funds derived from the percentage of the local tax levy dedicated to a junior college district from a tax levy may not exceed the amount that would be levied by five percent of the no-new-revenue [effective] tax rate for the tax year calculated as provided by Section , Tax Code, on all property taxable by the school district. All real property purchased with these funds is the property of the school district, but is subject to the exclusive control of the governing body of the junior college district for as long as the junior college district uses the property for educational purposes. January 1, 2020, Section (e), Education Code, is amended to read as follows: 6418 86th LEGISLATURE REGULAR SESSION. (e)iiAny part of a school district s' tax rate attributable to producing revenue for purposes of Subsection (c)(1) is considered part of the district s' : (1)iicurrent debt rate for purposes of computing a voter-approval [rollback] tax rate under Section , Tax Code; and (2)iiinterest and sinking fund tax rate.
10 January 1, 2020, Sections (h) and (i), Government Code, are amended to read as follows: (h)iiThis section does not apply to state contributions for members employed by a school district in a school year if the district s' no-new-revenue [effective] tax rate for maintenance and operation revenues for the tax year that ended in the preceding school year equals or exceeds 125 percent of the statewide average no-new-revenue [effective] tax rate for school district maintenance and operation revenues for that tax year. For a tax year, the statewide average no-new-revenue [effective] tax rate for school district maintenance and operation revenues is the tax rate that, if applied to the statewide total appraised value of taxable property for every school district in the state determined under Section , would produce an amount equal to the statewide total amount of maintenance and operation taxes imposed in the tax year for every school district in the state.