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Federal Funds

Summaries

KP-0078
Ken Paxton

Article IX, section 6.24 of the 2015 General Appropriations Act is in direct conflict with federal interpretation of federal law and is therefore without effect.|Article IX, section 6.24 of the 2015 General Appropriations Act is in direct conflict with federal interpretation of federal law and is therefore without effect in its attempt to draw federal funds into the state appropriations process.|Section 404.093 of the Government Code, to the extent that the Office of the Governor or the Governor's appointee receives funds in trust for the benefit of a person or entity other than a state agency, such funds may be deposited outside of the State Treasury in an account for which the Comptroller serves as trustee pursuant to

GA-0153
Greg Abbott

Money dedicated by constitution, statute, or grant terms to road and bridge purposes may not be diverted to other purposes|Where county attorney has no civil authority, commissioners court may employ private legal counsel to advise and represent county in civil matters without county attorney's consent|National grassland revenues, use of federal payments to county of

GA-0192
Greg Abbott

Outdoor advertising signs, regulation by city|Nonconforming use|Highway Beautification Act, state law implementing provisions on outdoor advertising

GA-0844
Greg Abbott

Federal law does not preempt Human Resources Code section 32.0248(h), which, provides that the Health and Human Services Commission may not contract with entities that are affiliates of entities that perform or promote elective abortions|Medicaid women’s health care demonstration project, constitutionality of ban on Health and Human Services Commission contracting with an entity that has an affiliate that promotes or performs abortions|Medicaid women’s health care demonstration project, constitutionality of ban on Commission contracting with an entity that has an affiliate that promotes or performs abortions

GA-1089
Greg Abbott

Funding and provision of health care services covered by Medicaid; 2 models, the traditional model and the managed care model|The Health and Human Services Commission is responsible for administering the state\\'s Medicaid Program, which is a federal-state program providing health-care services for low-income individuals|Reimbursement for behavioral health services under Texas Medicaid Reimbursement Methodology|The Texas Health and Human Services Commission does not operate under the Insurance Code. It is the state agency that administers the state\\'s Medicaid program for individuals who cannot afford insurance.

DM-0288
Dan Morales

Public Utility Commission, authority of to apply for, receive, and expend federal grant funds|Federal grant funds, authority of to apply for, receive, and expend

DM-0331
Dan Morales

Community development block grant funds, expenditure of subject to state competitive bidding laws|Community development block grant funds, municipality must expend in accordance with state competitive bidding laws|Competitive bidding laws apply to contract with nonprofit corporation for expenditure of municipality's community development block grant funds|Competitive bidding laws apply to expenditure of community development block grant funds

DM-0477
Dan Morales

Medical assistance (medicaid) payment to service provider, Department of Health may allocate all or part to pay provider's child support obligation|Medical assistance (medicaid) payment to service provider, Department may allocate all or part to pay provider's child support obligation

JC-0161
John Cornyn

Appropriated funds may not be used to attempt to influence the passage or defeat of legislation|Appropriated money|State agency|Federal funds deposited in the state treasury and appropriated to state agency are subject to state restrictions on the use of appropriated funds for lobbying|Prohibition on use of appropriated money to attempt to influence the passage or defeat of legislation applies to federal funds deposited in state treasury and appropriated to state agency|Lobbying restrictions on appropriated money apply to federal funds granted to state for use of Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities|Council for Developmental Disabilities may not use appropriated money to attempt to influence the passage or defeat of legislation

JC-0171
John Cornyn

State highway maintenance contract, county lacks authority to submit bid to Texas Transportation Commission for|State highway project that receives federal aid, public agencies barred by regulation from bidding in competition with private contractors on|Federal regulation bars public agencies from bidding in competition with private contractors on state highway project that receives federal aid|State highway maintenance contract, county lacks authority to submit bid on

JC-0253
John Cornyn

National forest revenues, allocation to school districts in county

JC-0489
John Cornyn

Lending of credit, Texas Commission for the Blind may contract with federal government to operate vending facilities on federal property without violating constitutional prohibition against|Vending facilities on federal property, Texas Commission for the Blind is state agency designated to license blind persons to operate, and Commission does not violate state constitutional restrictions on use of state funds by contracting with federal gove|Vending facilities on federal property, Commission may contract with federal government to operate without violating state constitutional limitations on use of public funds