Honorable Frank Madla, Chair, Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB1673 by Barrientos (Relating to the creation of a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
The bill would authorize the commissioners court of certain counties to create a civil service system that would apply only to the employees of the county's sheriff's department. The bill would establish the procedures for establishing and for dissolution of the system, which could include an election.
The bill would take effect September 1, 2005.