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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, 2017 – View Changes

FPP F.008


Applicable to

State agencies and institutions of higher education


The 85th Legislature, Regular Session, made numerous changes, additions and deletions to Article IX of the General Appropriations Act (GAA), which was Senate Bill (SB) 1. A summary of the changes concerning payroll, purchase, travel and other provisions is provided for your convenience. These provisions take effect Sept. 1, 2017.

Please see the Conference Committee Report on SB 1 for the full text of all provisions included in Article IX. The information presented here is not intended to provide a complete analysis of the provisions discussed. Additional policies and procedures concerning various provisions will be provided separately.

Also provided is a summary of major bills passed during the regular session that affect multiple agencies. Please read the full text of the bills summarized here carefully to determine how they may affect your agency. In addition, please note that other bills may have an effect on your agency.

Changes to this Document
08/11/2017 Updated to reflect the changes of the 85th Legislature
08/10/2015 Updated to reflect the changes of the 84th Legislature
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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