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Texas Border and Mexican Affairs

Colonias Legislative Reports

2014 Tracking the Progress of State Funded Projects Benefiting Colonias
84th Regular Legislative Session

84th Texas Regular Legislative Session (PDF, 1.8mb) - Tracking the Progress of State-funded Projects that Benefit Colonias,
for the 84th Texas Regular Legislative Session several statistical addenda have been prepared with the assistance of the Office of the Attorney General. These are:

2010 Tracking the Progress of State Funded Projects Benefiting Colonias
82nd Regular Legislative Session

82nd Texas Regular Legislative Session - SB 99 (PDF, 3.2mb)
For SB99 several statistical addenda have been prepared with the assistance of the Office of the Attorney General. These are:

In reviewing these addenda the following information clarifies data submitted by Texas A&M:
As it relates to the SB 99 reporting of specific colonia projects, Texas A&M University leverages the states initial funding by 300 to 400 percent.  Many of the funding cycles are nontraditional therefore; do not follow beginning and ending dates.  In some cases, the work plan and funding cycle are simply extended and renewed annually.  In other cases, the project and funding cycle may be non traditional.

2006 Tracking the Progress of State Funded Projects Benefiting Colonias
79th Regular Legislative Session

SB1202 Appendixes

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