LEGISLATIVE BUDGET BOARD
Austin, Texas
 
FISCAL NOTE, 83RD LEGISLATIVE REGULAR SESSION
 
April 1, 2013

TO:
Honorable Ryan Guillen, Chair, House Committee on Culture, Recreation & Tourism
 
FROM:
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
 
IN RE:
HB2659 by Raymond (Relating to mule deer management permits.), As Introduced

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

The bill would require the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) to implement the provisions of Chapter 43, Subchapter R-1 of the Parks and Wildlife Code relating to mule deer management by December 31, 2013. TPWD anticipates additional programming costs to the deer breeder database in fiscal year 2014 to issue mule deer, deer management permits (DMP).  Also, TPWD anticipates additional revenue to the General Revenue-Dedicated Game, Fish and Water Safety Account No. 9 for new DMP issuances.  This analysis assumes programming costs could reasonably be absorbed within TPWDs existing resources and any new revenue would not reflect a significant fiscal implication to the Game, Fish and Water Safety Account. The bill would be effective September 1, 2013.

Local Government Impact

No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.


Source Agencies:
802 Parks and Wildlife Department
LBB Staff:
UP, KJo, TB