H.B. No. 522
relating to the allowable operating expenses of certain 9-1-1
emergency communication districts.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 772.217, Health and Safety Code, is
amended to read as follows:
Sec. 772.217. ALLOWABLE EXPENSES. Allowable operating
expenses of a district include all costs attributable to designing
and operating a 9-1-1 system and costs for related services [
equipment and personnel necessary to establish and operate a public
safety answering point and other related answering points] that the
board considers necessary.
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2003.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 522 was passed by the House on March
28, 2003, by a non-record vote.
Chief Clerk of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 522 was passed by the Senate on May 1,
2003, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate