By Longoria H.B. No. 2297 76R7076 CAG-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to the compensation of certain county tax 1-3 assessor-collectors. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Subchapter Z, Chapter 152, Local Government Code, 1-6 is amended by adding Section 152.907 to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 152.907. COMPENSATION OF COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTORS 1-8 IN CERTAIN COUNTIES. (a) This section applies only to a county 1-9 with a population of 1 million or more. 1-10 (b) The commissioners court of the county shall set the 1-11 annual salary of the county tax assessor-collector at an amount 1-12 equal to the annual salary set for the county auditor of the 1-13 county. 1-14 SECTION 2. The commissioners court shall set a county tax 1-15 assessor-collector's salary in accordance with Section 152.907, 1-16 Local Government Code, as added by this Act, beginning with the 1-17 first county fiscal year that begins after the effective date of 1-18 this Act. 1-19 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 1-20 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-21 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-22 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-23 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended, 1-24 and that this Act take effect and be in force from and after its 2-1 passage, and it is so enacted.