By Talton H.B. No. 2737 74R6579 PEP-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to the salaries of certain municipal police officers. 1-3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-4 SECTION 1. Subchapter B, Chapter 141, Local Government Code, 1-5 is amended by adding Section 141.0335 to read as follows: 1-6 Sec. 141.0335. SALARY INCREASE FOR MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICER. 1-7 The salary of a classified police officer shall increase annually 1-8 by the same percentage that the salary of the highest paid district 1-9 judge of the county increases, as determined by comparing the 1-10 judge's salary on the first day of the municipal fiscal year and 1-11 the salary on the first day of the preceding fiscal year. 1-12 SECTION 2. The importance of this legislation and the 1-13 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-14 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-15 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-16 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended, 1-17 and that this Act take effect and be in force from and after its 1-18 passage, and it is so enacted.