By Olivo H.B. No. 3775 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to the persons a justice of the peace may order to take a 1-3 specimen of blood from the body of a person who died in a vehicle 1-4 accident. 1-5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-6 SECTION 1. Article 49.10(j), Code of Criminal Procedure, is 1-7 amended to read as follows: 1-8 (j) A justice of the peace may order a physician, qualified 1-9 technician, paramedic, chemist, registered professional nurse, or 1-10 licensed vocational nurse to take a specimen of blood from the body 1-11 of a person who died as the result of a motor vehicle accident if 1-12 the justice determines that circumstances indicate that the person 1-13 may have been driving while intoxicated. 1-14 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1999. 1-15 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 1-16 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-17 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-18 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-19 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.