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  S.B. No. 435
  relating to the powers and duties of a county treasurer.
         SECTION 1.  Section 602.002, Government Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 602.002.  OATH MADE IN TEXAS.  An oath made in this
  state may be administered and a certificate of the fact given by:
               (1)  a judge, retired judge, or clerk of a municipal
               (2)  a judge, retired judge, senior judge, clerk, or
  commissioner of a court of record;
               (3)  a justice of the peace or a clerk of a justice
               (4)  an associate judge, magistrate, master, referee,
  or criminal law hearing officer;
               (5)  a notary public;
               (6)  a member of a board or commission created by a law
  of this state, in a matter pertaining to a duty of the board or
               (7)  a person employed by the Texas Ethics Commission
  who has a duty related to a report required by Title 15, Election
  Code, in a matter pertaining to that duty;
               (8)  a county tax assessor-collector or an employee of
  the county tax assessor-collector if the oath relates to a document
  that is required or authorized to be filed in the office of the
  county tax assessor-collector;
               (9)  the secretary of state or a former secretary of
               (10)  an employee of a personal bond office, or an
  employee of a county, who is employed to obtain information
  required to be obtained under oath if the oath is required or
  authorized by Article 17.04 or by Article 26.04(n) or (o), Code of
  Criminal Procedure;
               (11)  the lieutenant governor or a former lieutenant
               (12)  the speaker of the house of representatives or a
  former speaker of the house of representatives;
               (13)  the governor or a former governor;
               (14)  a legislator or retired legislator;
               (15)  the attorney general or a former attorney
               (16)  the secretary or clerk of a municipality in a
  matter pertaining to the official business of the municipality;
               (17)  a peace officer described by Article 2.12, Code
  of Criminal Procedure, if:
                     (A)  the oath is administered when the officer is
  engaged in the performance of the officer's duties; and
                     (B)  the administration of the oath relates to the
  officer's duties; or
               (18)  a county treasurer.
         SECTION 2.  Section 83.003(a), Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A [person first takes office as] county treasurer must
  successfully complete an introductory course of instruction in the
  performance of the duties of county treasurer:
               (1)  within one year after the date on which the person
  is first elected [takes office] if elected to a full term; or
               (2)  at the earliest available date after appointment
  or election, as applicable, if appointed by the commissioners court
  or elected to an unexpired term of county treasurer.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2015.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 435 passed the Senate on
  March 23, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 435 passed the House on
  May 8, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 0, two present
  not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House