81st Texas Legislature, House Bill 1011, Chapter 1216 Page: 1 of 25
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S.B. No. 1011
1 AN ACT
2 relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission
3 on Fire Protection.
4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
5 SECTION 1. Subdivision (2), Section 419.001, Government
6 Code, is amended to read as follows:
7 (2) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter,
8 "volunteer ["Voluntecr] fire fighter" and "volunteer fire chief" do
9 not include a person who is also employed full-time in the fire
11 SECTION 2. Section 419.003, Government Code, is amended to
12 read as follows:
13 Sec. 419.003. SUNSET PROVISION. The Texas Commission on
14 Fire Protection is subject to Chapter 325 (Texas Sunset Act).
15 Unless continued in existence as provided by that chapter, the
16 commission is abolished and this chapter expires September 1, 2021
18 SECTION 3. Section 419.004, Government Code, is amended by
19 amending Subsections (a) and (e) and adding Subsection (f) to read
20 as follows:
21 (a) The commission is composed of the following 13 members:
22 (1) two members to be selected from a list of five
23 names submitted by the Texas Fire Chiefs Association who are chief
24 officers with a minimum rank that is equivalent to the position
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 81st Texas Legislature, House Bill 1011, Chapter 1216, legislative document, June 19, 2009; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth149263/m1/1/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.