Allocation of Revenue for Certain Transportation Systems
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a municipality may use the revenue derived from the tax imposed under this chapter for a transportation system to transport tourists from hotels in and near the municipality to:
the commercial center of the municipality;
a convention center in the municipality;
other hotels in or near the municipality; and
tourist attractions in or near the municipality.
The transportation system that transports tourists as described by Subsection (a) may be:
owned and operated by the municipality; or
privately owned and operated but partially financed by the municipality.
This section does not authorize the use of revenue derived from the tax imposed under this chapter for a transportation system that serves the general public other than for a system that transports tourists as described by Subsection (a).Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1231 (H.B. 2438), Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.