Honorable Garnet Coleman, Chair, House Committee on County Affairs
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1668 by Canales (Relating to the waiver of governmental immunity of a county or sheriff's department for claims arising from a final decision of certain civil service commissions.), As Introduced
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Local Government Code relating to waiving governmental immunity from mandamus actions arising from a county's or a sheriff department's failure to comply with some final decisions of civil service commissions and district courts.
The bill would take effect immediately if the bill receives a two-thirds vote in each chamber; otherwise, the bill would take effect September 1, 2017.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
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