FISCAL NOTE, 83rd LEGISLATURE 2nd CALLED SESSION - 2013
July 12, 2013
Honorable Abel Herrero, Chair, House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB49 by Dutton (Relating to a requirement that a peace officer obtain a search warrant before conducting a body cavity search.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Code of Criminal Procedure to require law enforcement to obtain a search warrant before conducting a body cavity search. Magistrates issue search warrants; however, any increased time spent considering the applications for search warrants is expected to be minimal. The Office of Court Administration indicated no significant fiscal impact is anticipated. The Department of Public Safety indicated no fiscal impact is anticipated.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
212 Office of Court Administration, Texas Judicial Council, 405 Department of Public Safety