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LEGISLATIVE BUDGET BOARD
Austin, Texas
 
FISCAL NOTE, 87TH LEGISLATIVE REGULAR SESSION
 
March 19, 2021

TO:
Honorable Chris Paddie, Chair, House Committee on State Affairs
 
FROM:
Jerry McGinty, Director, Legislative Budget Board
 
IN RE:
HB11 by Paddie (relating to the preparedness for extreme weather emergencies of facilities that provide electricity service.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

It is assumed that the costs associated with the bill's provisions relating to the extreme weather emergency preparedness of facilities for providing electric service could be absorbed using existing resources.

Local Government Impact

The Public Utility Commission anticipates that this bill will have a local government impact. Any municipally owned utility in the ERCOT region would be required to weatherize power generating facilities and transmission and distribution facilities to meet the requirements of the bill.


Source Agencies:
473 Public Utility Commission of Texas, 475 Office of Public Utility Counsel
LBB Staff:
JMc, SMat, MB, RRe