Austin, Texas
                    FISCAL NOTE, 77th Regular Session
                              March 26, 2001
          TO:  Honorable Warren Chisum, Chair, House Committee on
               Environmental Regulation
        FROM:  John Keel, Director, Legislative Budget Board
       IN RE:  HB3483  by Ramsay (Relating to the creation, powers, and
               duties of the Texas Clean Coal Technology Council.), As
*  No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.        *

The bill would establish the Texas Clean Coal Technology Council (TCCTC)
to promote the use of clean  coal technology in Texas.  The TCCTC would
coordinate and provide direction to the state agency designated by the
TCCTC to seek funding and to administer pilot projects for the purpose of
evaluating alternative clean coal technologies.

The bill does not provide for the reimbursement of actual or travel
expenses by the Council.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
Source Agencies:   582   Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission,
                   304   Comptroller of Public Accounts, 455   Railroad
                   Commission of Texas, 475   Office of Public Utility
LBB Staff:         JK, CL, TL