Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2019-09-01

Legal Cites


1975 by H.B. 2032, 64th Leg., R.S.


To receive funds appropriated by legislature and gifts, grants or loans. Used for purposes appropriated by legislature in accordance with Texas Disaster Act 1975.

A state agency, local government or other entity may request money from the fund for extraordinary costs for implementing preventive measures before or during an emergency and costs incurred in repairing disaster damage in which a municipal or county government declares a local state of disaster and the governor has declared a state of disaster for the affected counties.

Money in the fund may also be used by a state or local agency to provide assistance to producers of agricultural products recovering from severe drought, fire, flood, storm or hurricane.

Used to pay for pre-event disaster response contracts for items such as temporary or emergency housing, debris removal from beaches or state highway system.

May be used to pay for a disaster risk financing instrument and to provide a local government entity funds to be used as local matching funds for FEMA qualifying projects.

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


Exempt from loss of dedication (§ 403.094, Government Code), by H.B. 3050, 74th Leg., R.S.

Requesting funds for preventative measures added by H.B. 2694, 80th Leg., R.S.

Assistance to agriculture producers added by S.B. 1339, 80th Leg., R.S.

Pre-event disaster response contracts added by H.B. 4409, 81st Leg., R.S.

FEMA matching funds added by H.B. 4102, 81st Leg., R.S.

Administering Agency changed from Governor-Fiscal, Agency 300, by H.B. 2730, 81st Leg., R.S.

Per H.B. 6, 84th Leg., R.S., for the 2016-17 biennium, estimated biennial deposits to the Floodplain Management Fund (0330) are to be transferred to this account.

H.B. 2794 and S.B. 799, 86th Leg., R.S. moved the Texas Division of Emergency Management from the Department of Public Safety and created it as a service agency of the Texas A&M University System.

USAS Values

Consolidated Fund 0001
USAS Status A
Used to make general expenditures for the daily operations of state government.