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  H.B. No. 1026
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to eligibility for appointment as a tabulation supervisor
  in an election.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 127.003(b), Election Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (b)  To be eligible for appointment, a person must be:
               (1)  trained in the operation of the automatic
  tabulating equipment installed at the counting station; and
               (2)  a registered voter of the political subdivision
  served by the authority establishing the counting station or an
  employee of the political subdivision that adopts or owns the
  voting system.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2015.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1026 was passed by the House on May 8,
  2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1026 was passed by the Senate on May
  26, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor