June 2017 Committee on School Finance Permanent School Fund Item 5

Update on Permanent School Fund Related Legislation
    
June 23, 2017

COMMITTEE ON SCHOOL FINANCE/PERMANENT SCHOOL FUND: ACTION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: CONSENT


SUMMARY: This item provides an opportunity for the committee and board to review legislation from the 85th Legislative Session related to the Permanent School Fund. The committee may take action based on the information.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY:
Texas Constitution, Article VII, §5(f).

PREVIOUS BOARD ACTION:
None.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND SIGNIFICANT ISSUES: None.

FISCAL IMPACT: The distribution of the Permanent School Fund is projected to be $2.1 billion during the 2016-2017 biennium.

PROCEDURAL AND REPORTING IMPLICATIONS: Not applicable.

PUBLIC COMMENTS: None.

OTHER COMMENTS AND RELATED ISSUES:
None.

Staff Member Responsible:

Holland Timmins, Executive Administrator
and Chief Investment Officer of the
Texas Permanent School Fund