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Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2016-10-17

Legal Cites

Origin:

1975

Purpose

For funding expenses and cost of equipment, materials, and cleanup activities related to discharge or spills of hazardous substances into surface waters of the state. Account consists of money appropriated by the legislature and any fines, civil penalties or other reimbursement provided under the terms of S.B. 17, 64th Leg., R.S. Balance shall not exceed $5 million, exclusive of fines and penalties.

Classification Group 01: General State Operating and Disbursing Funds [?]
Depository Interest Credited to General Revenue Fund (0001)
Disposition of Balance Accumulative
Appropriation Technique General Appropriations Act

Note

Name changed from Coastal Protection Fund by S.B. 1241, 68th Leg., R.S.

Exempt from loss of dedication (§ 403.094, Government Code) by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 685 § 2.01 and ch. 746, § 9.

Agency name change per H.B. 2912, 77th Leg., R.S.

The account was closed under the dormant funds provision (Government Code 403.0915) in October, 2016 and balance transferred to General Revenue 0001.

USAS Values

USAS Title GR ACCT-TEXAS SPILL RESPONSE
Consolidated Fund 0001
State Fund Group 01 - GENERAL STATE OPERATING & DISBURSING FDS
USAS Status I
Used to make general expenditures for the daily operations of state government.