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  By: Leman (Senate Sponsor - Kolkhorst) H.B. No. 1228
         (In the Senate - Received from the House April 12, 2021;
  April 13, 2021, read first time and referred to Committee on Local
  Government; May 13, 2021, reported favorably by the following
  vote:  Yeas 9, Nays 0; May 13, 2021, sent to printer.)
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
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.
 
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