2019 Texas Statutes
Title 5 - Workers' Compensation
Subtitle A - Texas Workers' Compensation Act
Chapter 401 - General Provisions
Subchapter C. Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 401.023. Interest or Discount Rate
Sec. 401.023. INTEREST OR DISCOUNT RATE. (a) Interest or a discount under this subtitle shall be computed at the rate provided by this section.
(b) The division shall compute and publish the interest and discount rate quarterly, using the treasury constant maturity rate for one-year treasury bills issued by the United States government, as published by the Federal Reserve Board on the 15th day preceding the first day of the calendar quarter for which the rate is to be effective, plus 3.5 percent. For this purpose, calendar quarters begin January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1.
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1426, Sec. 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1456, Sec. 15.01, eff. June 17, 2001.
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), Sec. 3.006, eff. September 1, 2005.