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Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 437.155. Acquisition;  Management;  Pledge of Rents, Issues, and Profits

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(a) The department by gift, lease, or purchase may acquire real property, including leasehold estates in real property, for any purpose the department considers necessary for the use of the Texas military forces.

(b) The department may acquire furniture and equipment suitable for facility purposes by gift, purchase, or construction.

(c) The department may:

(1) hold, manage, or maintain the property;

(2) after the analysis required under Section 437.163(b), if applicable, lease or sell the property;  and

(3) pledge all or part of the rents, issues, and profits of the property.

(d) The department may own and operate or contract with a vendor to provide temporary lodging facilities for use of military and retired military personnel.  The department shall publish information on the department's Internet website outlining the operation, use, and fee structure for temporary lodging facilities.  Out of the money received for operating the temporary lodging facilities, the department may procure the necessary furnishings, goods, and services to manage and operate the temporary lodging facilities.

(e) The adjutant general, deputy adjutant general for the air, and deputy adjutant general for the army may reside in state-owned housing and are exempt from paying housing costs.  The department may allocate existing department housing to other department employees who demonstrate a need based on location and job description at a rate in accordance with the General Appropriations Act.

(f) The department shall deposit proceeds from any land lease or other revenue under this section, other than daily fee deposits that qualify as unit funds, into the state treasury to the credit of the department for the use and benefit of the facilities of the Texas military forces.  If any part of these funds remains unexpended and unobligated at the end of the state fiscal year, that amount is dedicated for the same purposes in the subsequent year.  Money in the fund may not be diverted for any other purpose.

Cite this article: - Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 437.155. Acquisition;  Management;  Pledge of Rents, Issues, and Profits - last updated April 14, 2021 |

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