Austin, Texas
                    FISCAL NOTE, 77th Regular Session
                               May 18, 2001
          TO:  Honorable James E. "Pete" Laney, Speaker of the House,
               House of Representatives
        FROM:  John Keel, Director, Legislative Budget Board
       IN RE:  HB2139  by Marchant (Relating to certain agreements under
               a retail installment contract for the purchase of a motor
               vehicle.), As Passed 2nd House
*  No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.        *
The Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner (OCCC) estimates that the
provisions of the bill will result in an increase in complaints to its
consumer helpline and that those costs could be absorbed by the agency.
In addition, the OCCC estimates that there could be potential litigation
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
Source Agencies:   466   Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, 449
                   Finance Commission of Texas
LBB Staff:         JK, SD, JO, RT, DE