83R3183 MAW-F
  By: Van de Putte S.B. No. 1206
  relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act
  of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency.
         SECTION 1.  Section 1702.322, Occupations Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 1702.322.  LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL. This chapter
  does not apply to:
               (1)  a person who is a chief of police, sheriff,
  constable, or other chief administrator of a law enforcement agency
  in this state or is appointed, elected, or employed by the chief
  administrator of a law enforcement agency [has full-time
  employment] as a peace officer, as defined by Section 1701.001, in
  accordance with the licensing requirements provided for by the
  rules of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and
  Education and who receives compensation for private employment on
  an individual or an independent contractor basis as a patrolman,
  guard, extra job coordinator, or watchman if [the officer]:
                     (A)  the peace officer is employed by the private
  employer in an employee-employer relationship or [employed] on an
  individual contractual basis:
                           (i)  directly by the recipient of the
  services; or
                           (ii)  by a company licensed under this
                     (B)  the private employment does not require the
  peace officer to be [is not] in the employ of another peace officer;
                     (C)  the peace officer is not a reserve peace
  officer; and
                     (D)  the peace officer works for the law
  enforcement agency by which the officer is employed or, in the case
  of an appointed or elected peace officer, serves the law
  enforcement agency [as a peace officer] on the average of at least
  32 hours a week, is compensated by the state or a political
  subdivision of the state at least at the minimum wage, and is
  entitled to all employee benefits offered to a peace officer by the
  state or political subdivision;
               (2)  a reserve peace officer while the reserve officer
  is performing guard, patrolman, or watchman duties for a county and
  is being compensated solely by that county;
               (3)  a peace officer acting in an official capacity in
  responding to a burglar alarm or detection device; or
               (4)  a person engaged in the business of electronic
  monitoring of an individual as a condition of that individual's
  community supervision, parole, mandatory supervision, or release
  on bail, if the person does not perform any other service that
  requires a license under this chapter.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.