Austin, Texas
                    FISCAL NOTE, 77th Regular Session
                                May 1, 2001
          TO:  Honorable Florence Shapiro, Chair, Senate Committee on
               State Affairs
        FROM:  John Keel, Director, Legislative Budget Board
       IN RE:  HB1459  by Williams (Relating to interment rights in a
               cemetery plot.), As Engrossed
*  No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.                    *
The bill would amend the Health and Safety Code to provide that the
exclusive right of sepulture in an unused grave, niche, or crypt of a
plot in which the plot owner has been interred may be conveyed by the
surviving spouse, if any, and the heirs-at-law of the plot owner,
regardless if there are any surviving children.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
Source Agencies:   
LBB Staff:         JK, RB, TB