Gov't Code Section 403.0122
Deposit of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Money
(a)In this section:
(1)“Fund” means the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act fund.
(2)“Recovery act” means the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. L. No. 111-5).
(b)The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act fund is created as a special fund in the state treasury outside the general revenue fund.
(c)Notwithstanding any other law of this state and except as otherwise provided by federal law, state agencies that receive money under the recovery act shall deposit the money to the credit of the fund as the comptroller determines is necessary to hold and account for money received under the recovery act.
(d)Other money may be deposited to the credit of the fund as appropriated by the legislature, as required by federal law, or as necessary to account for money related to the recovery act. Money deposited to the credit of the fund may only be used for the purposes identified in the recovery act to stimulate the economy, including aid for unemployment, welfare, education, health, and infrastructure.
(e)Agencies shall transfer amounts between the fund and other accounts and funds in the treasury as necessary to properly account for money received under the recovery act as directed by the comptroller. This section does not affect the authority of the comptroller to establish and use accounts necessary to manage and account for revenues and expenditures.
(f)Interest earned on money deposited to the credit of the fund is exempt from Section 404.071 (Disposition of Interest on Investments). Interest earned on money in the fund shall be retained in the fund.
(g)The comptroller may issue guidelines for state agencies regarding the implementation of this section.
Section 403.0122 — Deposit of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Money,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.403.htm#403.0122 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).