By: Lewis H.B. No. 522
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
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
a 9-1-1 system and to all equipment [
and personnel] necessary to
establish and operate a public safety answering point and other
related answering points that the board considers necessary. Costs
of personnel necessary to operate a public safety answering point
are not allowable operating expenses of a district.
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2003.