Honorable Pete Gallego, Chair, House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1399 by Guillen (Relating to the powers and duties of a municipal court judge with respect to certain inquests.), As Introduced
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Code of Criminal Procedure to authorize a judge of a municipal court to conduct an inquest into the death of a person who dies in the municipality served by the judge to the same extent a justice of the peace serving the precinct may conduct an inquest.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.