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  H.B. No. 616
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to continuing education instruction for district clerks on
  impaneling petit and grand juries.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 51.605, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (e) to read as follows:
         (e)  As part of the 20 hours of initial instruction and of
  continuing education courses prescribed under this section, a
  district clerk must complete one hour of instruction on impaneling
  petit and grand juries.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 616 was passed by the House on April
  28, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 140, Nays 4, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 616 was passed by the Senate on May
  17, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 1.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor