Honorable John Whitmire, Chair, Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
John S O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SJR9 by West (Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated, other than the cost of publication.
The cost to the state for publication of the resolution is $105,495.
The proposed joint resolution would amend the Texas Constitution and provide that a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision is eligible for a pardon. It is anticipated that any additional costs associated with implementation of the legislation could be absorbed within existing resources.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.