Honorable Paul Bettencourt, Chair, Senate Committee on Local Government
Jerry McGinty, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2073 by Burrows (Relating to quarantine leave for fire fighters, peace officers, detention officers, and emergency medical technicians employed by, appointed by, or elected for a political subdivision.), Committee Report 2nd House, Substituted
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Local Government Code to require political subdivisions
to provide paid quarantine leave to fire fighters, peace officers, and emergency
medical technicians who may have been exposed to a communicable disease while on
Local Government Impact
According to the Texas Association of Counties, the fiscal implications of the bill to counties cannot be determined at this time but could be significant.
The fiscal implications of the bill to other units of local government also cannot be determined at this time.