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Changes to Article IX of the GAA and Other Bills of Interest to State Agencies

Issued: Oct. 10, 2005
Updated: Aug. 11, 2023 – View Changes

FPP F.008


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Applicable to

State agencies and institutions of higher education.


The 88th Legislature, Regular Session, made numerous changes, additions and deletions to Article IX of the General Appropriations Act (GAA), which was House Bill (HB) 1. This fiscal policy and procedure (FPP) summarizes changes impacting payroll, purchase, travel and other provisions. These provisions take effect Sept. 1, 2023.

See the Conference Committee Report on HB 1 for the full text of all provisions included in Article IX. The information here is not a complete analysis of the provisions discussed. Additional FPPs concerning various provisions will be provided separately.

This FPP also summarizes major bills passed during the regular session that affect multiple agencies. Carefully read the full text of the bills summarized here to determine how they may affect your agency. In addition, note that other bills may also impact your agency.

Changes to This Document
Date Updates
08/11/2023 Updated to reflect the changes of the 88th Legislature
08/13/2021 Updated to reflect the changes of the 87th Legislature
08/16/2019 Updated to reflect the changes of the 86th Legislature