Honorable Frank Madla, Chair, Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB1433 by Madla (Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain districts and entities; providing penalties.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
The bill would establish procedures for certain emergency services districts with a population of 30,000 or more that employ firefighters, to establish civil service for the firefighters. The bill would also establish that certain sections of Chapters 141 and 142, Local Government Code, would apply to firefighters employed by applicable emergency services districts.
If the population of an applicable district were to decrease to below 30,000, the provisions of the statute would continue to apply to the district.
The bill would take effect September 1, 2005.