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HB 1378: Debt Obligation Reporting under Local Government Code Section 140.008


The 84th Legislature passed HB 1378 to increase the transparency of local government debt. Under Local Government Code § 140.008, political subdivisions, including counties, cities, school districts, junior college districts, special purpose districts, and other subdivisions of state government must annually compile their debt obligation data from the preceding fiscal year.

Bond Authorization Balance Information as of 9/30/16: Authorized debt, issued and unissued amounts.

Debt Financial Information as of 9/30/16: Outstanding direct debt obligations, tax and revenue supported. Includes purpose, credit rating, outstanding principal amount, debt service, and spent and unspent proceeds for each issue.

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Debt at a Glance Tool