This website will be unavailable from Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. through Monday, June 3, 2024 at 7:00 a.m. due to data center maintenance.

 
 
  H.B. No. 1228
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the membership of the board of managers for certain
  emergency communication districts.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 772.306(o), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (o)  In a [an emergency communication] district subject to
  this subchapter located wholly [entirely] in a county with a
  population of less than 40,000 [30,000], the board consists of:
               (1)  the appropriate members listed in Subsection (c);
  and
               (2)  a peace officer licensed under Chapter 1701,
  Occupations Code, appointed by the county sheriff.
         SECTION 2.  The sheriff of a county to which Section
  772.306(o), Health and Safety Code, as amended by this Act, applies
  shall appoint a peace officer to the board of managers as required
  by Section 772.306(o) as soon as practicable after the effective
  date of this Act.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1228 was passed by the House on April
  9, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 1, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1228 was passed by the Senate on May
  19, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor