H.B. No. 2461
  relating to the territory of and fees imposed by certain emergency
  communication districts.
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter D, Chapter 772, Health and Safety
  Code, is amended by adding Section 772.3051 to read as follows:
         Sec. 772.3051.  REMOVAL OF CERTAIN MUNICIPAL TERRITORY. (a)  
  A municipality that is a participating jurisdiction may request
  that the municipality be removed from the district if the
  municipality operated a consolidated public safety answering point
  with at least three emergency communication districts described by
  Section 771.001(3)(A) for at least a three-year period before
  September 1, 2019.
         (b)  The board of a district that receives a request under
  Subsection (a) shall approve the request and, not later than the
  91st day before the date the removal will take effect, notify each
  service supplier providing service in the district of the scheduled
  removal. The removal must take effect on a date that: 
               (1)  allows the board to comply with the notice
  requirements of this section; and
               (2)  is not later than the 180th day after the date the
  board receives the request. 
         (c)  Removal of a municipality under this section does not
  diminish or impair the rights of the holders of any outstanding and
  unpaid bonds, warrants, or other obligations of the district.
         (d)  If a municipality is removed under this section, the
  municipality shall compensate the district in an amount equal to
  the municipality's pro rata share of the district's indebtedness at
  the time the municipality is removed. The district shall apply
  compensation received from a municipality under this subsection
  exclusively to the payment of the municipality's pro rata share of
  the district's indebtedness.
         SECTION 2.  Section 772.314, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended by adding Subsection (c-1) to read as follows:
         (c-1)  The board may impose the fee at the rate authorized by
  Subsection (c) regardless of whether an election was held for the
  district under Chapter 288 (S.B. 750), Acts of the 69th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1985, or former Article 1432e,
  Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes, at which the voters authorized a
  different rate.
         SECTION 3.  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, 2019.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 2461 was passed by the House on April
  26, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 139, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 2461 was passed by the Senate on May
  21, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________