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  H.B. No. 1063
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to emergency vehicle access to certain gated communities
  and multiunit housing projects.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter E, Chapter 352, Local Government
  Code, is amended by adding Section 352.1145 to read as follows:
         Sec. 352.1145.  SIREN-OPERATED SENSOR SYSTEMS FOR ELECTRIC
  GATES. The commissioners court of a county by order may require
  that each electric gate to a gated community or multiunit housing
  project be equipped with a gate-operating device that:
               (1)  is approved by the county fire marshal or other
  similar authority having jurisdiction over fire prevention; and
               (2)  will activate the electric gate on the sounding of
  an emergency vehicle siren.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2009.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1063 was passed by the House on April
  30, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 144, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1063 was passed by the Senate on May
  27, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor