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Fiscal Impact Table

  Certified FY2004-05 Savings/Gain to the General Revenue Fund Certified FY2004-05 Savings/Gain to State Dedicated Funds* Certified FY2004-05 Savings to Federal Funds Total Savings (GR, State Dedicated and Federal) FY2004-2005 Change in FTEs
Report Total $1,697,641,000 $1,117,077,000 $833,823,000 $3,648,541,000 (4,163.5)
 
Education
ED 01 Improve Opportunities for Students in Failing Schools          
ED 02 Improve Accountability for Dropouts and At-Risk Students          
ED 03 Prepare Texas Students to Succeed in College          
ED 04 Alleviate the Texas Teacher Shortage $(8,364,000)     $(8,364,000)  
ED 05 Adopt Policies for the Use of School Counselors' Time          
ED 06 Increase Incentives for Students and Schools to Partici-pate in the Early Graduation Scholarship Program $2,884,000     $42,884,000 1.5
ED 07 Allow Four-year Colleges and Universities to Waive Tuition and Fees for Concurrently Enrolled Students CBE        
ED 08 Improve College Graduation Incentives $52,000     $52,000  
ED 09 Increase the Efficiency of the Permanent School Fund; Increase Distributions to the Available School Fund $83,090,000     $83,090,000  
ED 10 Eliminate the State Textbook Depository $762,000     $762,000 (9.0)
ED 11 Allow School Districts to Post Requests for Proposals on the World Wide Web          
ED 12 Allow Community Colleges and School Districts to Use State Travel Services          
ED 13 Prohibit School Board Members from Doing Business Directly or Indirectly with their School Districts          
ED 14 Encourage School Districts to Form Financial Management Services Cooperatives          
ED 15 Give Public Universities Increased Budget and Funding Flexibility $24,103,000     $24,103,000  
ED 16 Increase Accountability for Higher Education Funds $6,942,000     $6,942,000  
ED 17 Eliminate Institutional Enhancement Funding; Provide Greater Accountability for Special Item Funding $137,252,000     $137,252,000  
  ED Totals $246,721,000 $0 $0 $246,721,000 (7.5)
 
General Government
  Certified FY2004-05 Savings/Gain to the General Revenue Fund Certified FY2004-05 Savings/Gain to State Dedicated Funds* Certified FY2004-05 Savings to Federal Funds Total Savings (GR, State Dedicated and Federal) FY2004-2005 Change in FTEs
GG 01 Combine the Railroad Commission and the Public Utility Commission into the Texas Energy and Communications Commission $12,456,000 $(583,000)   $11,873,000 (293.0)
GG 02 Improve Youth Offender Services $1,436,000     $1,436,000 (11.0)
GG 03 Consolidate Health and Human Services Agencies to Reduce Costs and Improve Service Delivery $9,105,000   $9,648,000 $18,753,000 (308.0)
GG 04 Abolish the Texas Department of Economic Development $3,632,000 $3,340,000   $6,972,000 (64.0)
GG 05 Eliminate the State Aircraft Pooling Board $20,688,000     $20,688,000 (41.5)
GG 06 Centralize Customer Services for Licensing Agencies $121,000     $121,000 (66.0)
GG 07 Eliminate the Texas Building and Procurement Commission's Environmental Hazards Section          
GG 08 Combine Uniform Election Dates          
GG 09 Reduce the Costs of State Employee Health Insurance $121,068,000 $84,132,000   $205,200,000  
GG 10 Reduce Management Costs in State Government $109,966,000 $23,752,000 $22,346,000 $156,064,000 (2,098.0)
GG 11 Reduce Human Resource Management Costs $30,294,000 $8,204,000 $15,748,000 $54,246,000 (596.0)
GG 12 Use Call Centers to Determine Eligibility for Children's Medicaid; Consider an Internetbased, Combined Application for Human Services Programs $20,705,000   $20,705,000 $41,410,000 (549.5)
GG 13 Provide Retirement Incentives for State Employees to Reduce Costs $32,831,000 $14,645,000 $12,100,000 $59,576,000  
GG 14 Use Innovative Asset Management Techniques for State Real Property $33,008,000 $5,310,000   $38,318,000  
GG 15 Improve the Operation and Efficiency of Texas State Parks   $4,114,000   $4,114,000 (115.0)
GG 16 Ensure Adequate Financial Reserves          
GG 17 Create Budget Incentives for State Agencies CBE CBE CBE CBE CBE
GG 18 Hold the Texas Department of Information Resources Accountable for the Success of Major Information Technology Initiatives         7.0
GG 19 Ensure Returns on Investments in Information Technology CBE CBE CBE CBE  
GG 20 Protect Personal Information in Public Records          
GG 21 Increase Usage of Online Government Services $204,000     $204,000  
GG 22 Increase the Availability of Broadband Internet Services in Rural Areas          
GG 23 Use Innovative Financing Techniques to Build Texas Roads   $965,790,000   $965,790,000  
GG 24 Use a Database to Reduce the State's Number of Uninsured Motorists $16,567,000 $(6,355,000) $777,000 $10,989,000  
GG 25 Save Lives on Texas Roads   CBE      
GG 26 Increase Lottery Revenues $101,500,000     $101,500,000  
GG 27 Improve Tax Compliance and Delinquent Revenue Collections with Additional Enforcement Coverage $83,416,000     $83,416,000 53.0
GG 28 Establish an Amnesty Program for all Taxes Administered by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts $50,000,000     $50,000,000  
GG 29 Increase Tax Compliance and State Revenue Through Additional Audit Coverage $23,000,000     $23,000,000 50.0
GG 30 Improve the Efficiency of the State Tax System $20,000,000     $20,000,000  
GG 31 Improve State and Local Sales Tax Collections $48,513,000     $48,513,000  
GG 32 Improve the Integrity of the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund   $8,322,000   $8,322,000  
GG 33 Create an "Affinity Credit Card" to Support Public Schools          
GG 34 Market an Annual Limited-Edition Print by the State Artist of the Year          
  GG Totals $738,510,000 $1,110,671,000 $81,324,000 $1,930,505,000 (4,032.0)
 
Health and Human Services
  Certified FY2004-05 Savings/Gain to the General Revenue Fund Certified FY2004-05 Savings/Gain to State Dedicated Funds* Certified FY2004-05 Savings to Federal Funds Total Savings (GR, State Dedicated and Federal) FY2004-2005 Change in FTEs
HHS 01 Contract for Quality Nursing Home Care          
HHS 02 Reduce Prescription Drug Costs for Seniors          
HHS 03 Use Transportation Brokers to Improve the State's Medical Transportation Program $4,299,000   $4,299,000 $8,598,000 (153.0)
HHS 04 Implement a Disease Management Program for Medicaid Patients $8,583,000   $12,877,000 $21,460,000  
HHS 05 Improve Texas' Child Immunization Rate          
HHS 06 Improve the Adoption Process for Children in Foster Care          
HHS 07 Maintain the Current Period of Medicaid Eligibility for Children; Postpone the Implementation of Expanded Eligibility Until Fiscal 2006 $282,331,000   $420,602,000 $702,933,000  
HHS 08 Improve Purchasing of Prescription Drugs $164,788,000 $6,406,000 $219,280,000 $390,474,000  
HHS 09 Reduce Small Employers' Cost of Buying Health Insurance          
HHS 10 Enhance Medicaid Payments to Certain Providers $192,000,000     $192,000,000  
HHS 11 Increase Medicaid Patient Responsibility for Health Care Use $22,872,000   $34,344,000 $57,216,000  
HHS 12 Increase Third Party Liability Reimbursements for Medicaid $18,927,000   $29,006,000 $47,933,000  
HHS 13 Strengthen Efforts to Reduce Medicaid Fraud and Overpayment $18,610,000   $32,091,000 $50,701,000 29.0
  HHS Totals $712,410,000 $6,406,000 $752,499,000 $1,471,315,000 (124.0)

*State Dedicated Funds include all General Revenue-Dedicated Accounts and Other Funds in the Treasury, including Treasury Trust Funds.

Note: CBE=Cannot Be Estimated