By: Lewis (Senate Sponsor - Harris) H.B. No. 522
(In the Senate - Received from the House March 31, 2003;
April 3, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on
Intergovernmental Relations; April 22, 2003, reported favorably by
the following vote: Yeas 5, Nays 0; April 22, 2003, sent to
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
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.
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