Honorable David Dewhurst , Lieutenant Governor, Senate Honorable Tom Craddick, Speaker of the House, House of Representatives
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB982 by Van de Putte (Relating to certain practices to improve energy conservation in state buildings.), Conference Committee Report
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Government Code and require evaluations and presentations of energy efficient architectural and engineering design and alternatives in building construction projects. It is assumed that any additional duties and responsibilities associated with implementing the provisions of the bill could be absorbed within existing state resources.
This bill would take effect immediately upon enactment if it received two-thirds majority votes in both houses of the Legislature. Otherwise, it would take effect September 1, 2005.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
303 Building and Procurement Commission, 781 Higher Education Coordinating Board, 304 Comptroller of Public Accounts