Bill

HB 402

86(R) - 2019
House Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate Business & Commerce
House Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate Business & Commerce
State Agencies

Contact the Author

Senfronia Thompson

Phone:

(512) 463-0720

Capitol Office:

3S.6

Email:

Vote Recommendation

Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral

Author(s)

Senfronia Thompson

Sponsor(s)

Judith Zaffirini

Bill Caption

Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 402 would adopt standards and requirements for the electronic publication of official legal material on the Internet. Legal material includes the state constitution, statutes, and state agency rules. This bill would allow the official publisher of legal materials to designate an electronic record as the official version in order to authenticate the materials.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action is neutral on HB 402 as it is purely procedural and neither advances nor hinders any of our liberty principles. 

Organizations Supporting

Texas Access to Justice Commission

Contact the Author

Senfronia Thompson

Phone:

(512) 463-0720

Capitol Office:

3S.6

Email: