Austin, Texas
                    FISCAL NOTE, 77th Regular Session
                               May 11, 2001
          TO:  Honorable Royce West, Chair, Senate Committee on
        FROM:  John Keel, Director, Legislative Budget Board
       IN RE:  HB2723  by Raymond (Relating to civil actions involving
               persons who file complaints with governmental agencies.),
               As Engrossed
*  No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.        *
The bill would add Chapter 138 to the Civil Practice and Remedies Code to
allow a civil action, under certain circumstances, against a person who
makes a complaint with a governmental agency.  The bill would not create
a cause of action against a quasi-governmental entity, governmental
unit, or their officers, agents or employees acting in the course and
scope of their duties or employment.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
Source Agencies:   
LBB Staff:         JK, TB