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  H.B. No. 3753
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the authority of a county fire marshal to provide
  fire-related training programs for first responders.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  The heading to Section 352.019, Local Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 352.019.  COOPERATION WITH OTHER FIRE PROTECTION
  AGENCIES; TRAINING FOR FIRST RESPONDERS.
         SECTION 2.  Section 352.019(e), Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (e)  A county commissioners court may authorize the fire
  marshal to provide training programs relating to fire-fighting and
  fire prevention and operate a training facility for first
  responders [the various fire-fighting and fire prevention units] in
  the county. The county may establish and collect a reasonable fee
  for the training programs, use of the facility, and services
  provided by the facility. In this subsection, "first responder" has
  the meaning assigned by Section 421.095, Government Code.
         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. 3753 was passed by the House on May 2,
  2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3753 was passed by the Senate on May
  19, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor