Tex. Gov't Code Section 401.062
Certification of Emergency


The governor may determine that an emergency exists requiring the use of appropriations made under Section 401.061 (Appropriations for Emergency).


A governor who makes a determination under this section shall certify to the comptroller the facts constituting the emergency and the reasons why the facts constitute an emergency.


The defense of the nation and this state and the safety and economic prosperity of the people of this state require the governor, in making a determination to use or authorize the use of an appropriation made under Section 401.061 (Appropriations for Emergency), to give preference to impacted regions of significant new naval military facilities, as those terms are defined by Section 4, Article 1, National Defense Impacted Region Assistance Act of 1985 (Article 689a-4d, Vernon’s Texas Civil Statutes).
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 15, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Source: Section 401.062 — Certification of Emergency, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­401.­htm#401.­062 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 401.062’s source at texas​.gov