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  S.B. No. 2214
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 662.005(b), Government Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (b)  Except as provided by Section 662.010, and
  notwithstanding Section 659.015 or another law, each of the
  following state employees who is required to work on a national or
  state holiday that falls on a Saturday or Sunday is entitled to
  compensatory time off at the rate of one hour for each hour worked
  on the holiday:
               (1)  an employee of the Department of Family and
  Protective Services in the statewide intake division who receives
  reports of abuse or neglect;
               (2)  [a state employee who is] a peace officer
  commissioned by a state officer or state agency listed under
  Article 2.12, Code of Criminal Procedure;
               (3)  an employee of the Department of Public Safety
  who:
                     (A)  performs[, or who is employed by the
  Department of Public Safety either to perform] communications or
  dispatch services related to traffic law enforcement; or
                     (B)  is [or as] a public security officer, as that
  term is defined by Section 1701.001, Occupations Code; or
               (4)  an employee of the Parks and Wildlife Department
  who performs[, or who is employed by the Parks and Wildlife
  Department to perform] communications and dispatch services to
  assist law enforcement officers commissioned by the Parks and
  Wildlife Commission in performing law enforcement duties[, and who
  is required to work on a national or state holiday that falls on a
  Saturday or Sunday is entitled to compensatory time off at the rate
  of one hour for each hour worked on the holiday].
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2214 passed the Senate on
  April 27, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2214 passed the House on
  May 6, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 127, Nays 7,
  two present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor