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No significant fiscal impact to the State.
Local Government Impact
Local governments would be required to provide facilities, courtroom, and administrative support in the county where the case was originally filed. According to the Office of Court Administration, no significant fiscal impact to local governments is anticipated.
HB 1091 would authorize the attorney general of the State of Texas to
petition the chief justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Texas to
convene a special three judge district court
in any suit filed in a district court in this state in which this state
state officer or agency is a defendant in a claim that 1) challenges
the finances or operations of this state's public school system and 2)
the apportionment of districts for the house of representatives, the
the State Board of Education (SBOE), or the United States Congress, or
judicial districts. The chief justice within a reasonable time of
receipt would be required to issue an order transferring the case.
The three individuals required to serve would be the
district judge of the judicial district to which the original case was
district judge of a judicial district other than a judicial district in the
same county as the judicial district to which the original case was assigned, one justice
of a court of appeals from a third different court.