HB 3153

83(R) - 2013
Civil Justice

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Tryon Lewis

Bill Caption

Relating to the creation and composition of district courts and statutory county courts and county courts at law.

Fiscal Notes

Estimated Two-year Net Impact to General Revenue Related Funds for HB3153, Committee Report 1st House, Substituted: a negative impact of ($471,655) through the biennium ending August 31, 2015.

Bill Analysis

Summary: HB 3153 would rearrange some judicial districts such as the 216th and 198th. This bill would create a new judicial district. This bill would create the 1st Multicounty Court at Law.

Analysis: Having an effective system of justice is a necessary and proper role of government. However, HB 3153 is a clear expansion of government. We are neutral on this legislation.