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1999 by H.B. 1945, 76th Leg., R.S.


A separate fund is established in the treasury outside the general revenue fund from money transferred at the direction of the legislature, gifts and grants contributed to the fund and returns received from investment of money in the fund. The corpus of the fund may not be used for any purpose. Investment returns, gifts and grants may be appropriated to the Coordinating Board to provide grants to institutions of higher education, including Centers for Teacher Education, that conduct research or educational programs that address minority health issues or from partnerships with minority organizations, colleges, or universities to conduce or conduct research and educational programs addressing minority health issues.

Classification Group 12: Restricted Use Funds [?]
Depository Interest Retained in appropriated fund.
Disposition of Balance Accumulative
Appropriation Technique General Appropriations Act for earnings, gifts and grants only.


This fund was established based on revenue received by the state from the State of Texas v. The American Tobacco Company, et. al, No. 5:96cv91 (U.S. District Court, Texarkana Division).

Creation of the fund was finally authorized by H.B. 3084, 76th Leg., R.S.

USAS Values

Consolidated Fund
State Fund Group 12 - RESTRICTED USE FUNDS
USAS Status A
Those funds created to record receipt of money where there is a restriction on the use of the funds.