S.B. No. 171
relating to the emergency service fee rate in certain 9-1-1
emergency communication districts.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Subsection (c), Section 772.214, Health and
Safety Code, is amended to read as follows:
(c) The rate of the fee may not exceed six [
three] percent of
the monthly base rate charged a service user by the principal
service supplier in the participating jurisdiction.
SECTION 2. The changes in law made by this Act apply only to
a fee that is imposed on or after the effective date of this Act. A
fee that is imposed before the effective date of this Act is
governed by the law in effect when the fee was imposed, and that law
is continued in effect for that purpose.
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 171 passed the Senate on
April 7, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 171 passed the House on
May 20, 2005, by a non-record vote.
Chief Clerk of the House