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                                                                  H.B. No. 2619

relating to a program by the Office of Rural Community Affairs to assist rural areas with the establishment of emergency services districts. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Subchapter C, Chapter 487, Government Code, is amended by adding Section 487.060 to read as follows: Sec. 487.060. EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT PROGRAM. The office shall establish a program to provide interested rural communities with: (1) general information about emergency services districts; (2) information and training related to the establishment of an emergency services district; and (3) technical assistance related to the implementation of an emergency services district. SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005. ______________________________ ______________________________ President of the Senate Speaker of the House I certify that H.B. No. 2619 was passed by the House on April 14, 2005, by a non-record vote. ______________________________ Chief Clerk of the House I certify that H.B. No. 2619 was passed by the Senate on May 23, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0. ______________________________ Secretary of the Senate APPROVED: _____________________ Date _____________________ Governor