Honorable Byron Cook, Chair, House Committee on State Affairs
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1450 by González, Mary (Relating to designation of a governor's liaison for federally recognized Native American tribes.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Government Code relating to designation of a governor's liaison for federally recognized Native American tribes. The bill would add Chapter 471 to require the Governor to designate an employee of the Governor's Office or an employee of the Secretary of State as liaison between Native American tribes and the governor by October 1, 2017. The Office of the Governor and the Secretary of State indicate that any costs associated with the bill could be absorbed within each agency's existing resources. The bill would take effect immediately upon receiving two-thirds majority vote in each house. Otherwise the bill would take effect September 1, 2017.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
300 Trusteed Programs Within the Office of the Governor, 307 Secretary of State