By Carona S.B. No. 557 77R3747 KSD-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to overtime compensation for certain municipal police 1-3 department officers and civilian employees. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Chapter 142, Local Government Code, is amended by 1-6 adding Section 142.012 to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 142.012. OVERTIME COMPENSATION FOR CERTAIN POLICE 1-8 DEPARTMENT OFFICERS AND CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES. (a) This section 1-9 applies only to a municipality with a population of one million or 1-10 more that has not adopted Chapter 143. 1-11 (b) Subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 1-12 (29 U.S.C. Section 201 et seq.), an employee of the police 1-13 department may not receive compensation for overtime or 1-14 compensatory time off if: 1-15 (1) the employee is a police officer who has a rank 1-16 above the rank of captain and whose appointment to the officer's 1-17 current rank was not based at least in part on the officer's 1-18 performance on a competitive examination; or 1-19 (2) the employee is a civilian who receives a salary 1-20 greater than the lowest base salary that the municipality pays a 1-21 captain and whose appointment to the civilian's current position 1-22 was not based at least in part on the civilian's performance on a 1-23 competitive examination. 1-24 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2001. The 2-1 change in law made by this Act applies beginning with the first 2-2 full pay period that begins on or after that date.