Austin, Texas

                           FISCAL NOTE
                       74th Regular Session

                          April 28, 1995

 TO:     Honorable Curtis Seidlits, Chair       IN RE: Committee Substitute
         Committee on State Affairs                            for House
         House of Representatives               Bill No. 3054
         Austin, Texas

FROM: John Keel, Director

In response to your request for a Fiscal Note on House Bill No.
3054 (Relating to the creation of crime control and prevention
districts in certain municipalities; authorizing certain taxes.)
this office has determined the following:

The bill would add Article 2370-c-5 to Title 44, Revised
Statutes, authorizing a municipality to create a crime control
and prevention district and levy a sales and use tax for the
purpose of financing the operation of a district, subject to a
confirmation election by a majority of voters in the district.  A
district could not contain more than one municipality.

A municipality would not be allowed to adopt a sales and use tax
for a crime control and prevention district if it would result in
a combined local sales and use tax rate of more than two percent
in any location in the district.  A district would not be
authorized to issue bonds.

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

The fiscal implication to the units of local government cannot be



Source:   LBB Staff: JK, BR, DF