Honorable Phil King, Chair, House Committee on Redistricting
John McGeady, Assistant Director Sarah Keyton, Assistant Director Legislative Budget Board
HB312 by Howard (Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would establish a Texas Redistricting Commission and delegate the legislature's congressional, state senate, and state house redistricting powers to that body. In addition, the commission would have the power to reapportion judicial districts under certain circumstances. The bill would require the Texas Legislative Council to provide technical staff and clerical services to the commission.
It is anticipated that the provisions of this bill could be accomplished utilizing existing resources.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.