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  H.B. No. 1503
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the qualifications to serve as a special peace officer
  at a polling place.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 32.075, Election Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (f) to read as follows:
         (f)  A person is eligible for appointment as a special peace
  officer under Subsection (b) only if the person is licensed as a
  peace officer by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer
  Standards and Education.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1503 was passed by the House on April
  26, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 148, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1503 was passed by the Senate on May
  17, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor