LEGISLATIVE BUDGET BOARD
Austin, Texas
 
FISCAL NOTE, 80TH LEGISLATIVE REGULAR SESSION
 
April 27, 2007

TO:
Honorable John Whitmire, Chair, Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
 
FROM:
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
 
IN RE:
HB1042 by Pena (Relating to excepting certain crime victim information from required disclosure under the public information law.), As Engrossed

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

The bill would make certain victim and claimant information held by the Office of the Attorney Generalís Crime Victim Compensation Program confidential and eliminates the requirement that a victim elect to allow public access to information held by the agency.
 
It is assumed that any costs associated with implementation of the bill could be absorbed within the agencyís existing resources.

Local Government Impact

No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.


Source Agencies:
302 Office of the Attorney General
LBB Staff:
JOB, ES, JM, KJG