Austin, Texas

                           FISCAL NOTE
                       74th Regular Session

                          March 1, 1995

 TO:     Honorable Ken Armbrister, Chair        IN RE:  Senate Bill No. 461
         Committee on State Affairs                     By: Ellis, et al.
         Austin, Texas

FROM: John Keel, Director

In response to your request for a Fiscal Note on Senate Bill No.
461 (Relating to rule-making authority under the state's program
to assist historically underutilized businesses to transact
business with the state.) this office has determined the

The bill would require the General Services Commission to adopt
rules to implement provisions of Article 601b, relating to
historically underutilized businesses.

The bill would require state agencies to adopt the General
Services Commission's rules and allow agencies to adopt
supplemental rules that are based on the historically
underutilized business disparity study and are consistent with
the Commission's rules.

No fiscal implication to units of local government is

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Source:   General Services Commission
          LBB Staff: JK, MS, DF