Honorable Aaron Pena, Chair, House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HJR23 by Naishtat (Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated, other than the cost of publication.
The cost to the state for publication of the resolution is $77,468.
The bill proposes a constitutional amendment allowing the Governor to issue an order prohibiting the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from performing executions until the order is revoked either by the Governor issuing the order or by a successor to the Governor issuing the order. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Office of the Governor have determined that the cost of implementing the bill would not be significant.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
301 Office of the Governor, 696 Department of Criminal Justice