Austin, Texas
                                   FISCAL NOTE
                               75th Regular Session
                                  March 25, 1997
      TO: Honorable Senfronia Thompson, Chair            IN RE:  House Bill No. 1710
          Committee on Judicial Affairs                              By: Lewis, Glenn
          Austin, Texas
         FROM:  John Keel, Director    
In response to your request for a Fiscal Note on HB1710 ( Relating 
to the appointment of bailiffs for the district courts in Tarrant 
County that give preference to criminal cases.) this office 
has detemined the following:
         Biennial Net Impact to General Revenue Funds by HB1710-As Introduced
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

The bill would require district courts with preference for criminal 
cases in Tarrant County to hire two bailiffs and one grand jury 
bailiff.  County officials estimate the fiscal impact to Tarrant 
County to be between $46,000 to $114,000 annually, depending 
on the salary ranges that were selected.
   Source:            Agencies:   304   Comptroller of Public Accounts
                      LBB Staff:   JK ,PE ,DC