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  H.B. No. 46
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to compensatory time off for certain employees of the
  Parks and Wildlife Department.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 662.005(b), Government Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (b)  Except as provided by Section 662.010, and
  notwithstanding Section 659.015 or another law, a state employee
  who is a peace officer commissioned by a state officer or state
  agency listed under Article 2.12, Code of Criminal Procedure, or
  who is employed by the Department of Public Safety either to perform
  communications or dispatch services related to traffic law
  enforcement or as a public security officer, as that term is defined
  by Section 1701.001, Occupations Code, or who is employed by the
  Parks and Wildlife Department to perform communications and
  dispatch services to assist law enforcement officers commissioned
  by the Parks and Wildlife Commission in performing law enforcement
  duties, and who is required to work on a national or state holiday
  that falls on a Saturday or Sunday is entitled to compensatory time
  off at the rate of one hour for each hour worked on the holiday.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 46 was passed by the House on April
  14, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 46 was passed by the Senate on May 6,
  2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor