HB 2785

84(R) - 2015
House Urban Affairs
House Urban Affairs
Houston, TX

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Carol Alvarado

Bill Caption

Relating to notice requirements for certain meetings or hearings in fire or police departments in certain municipalities.

Fiscal Notes

There is no significant fiscal implication to the State or local government.

Bill Analysis

HB 2785 would amend the Local Government Code to require fire departments in a municipality with a population of 1.5 million or more to provide a notice for a meeting or hearing relating to an internal departmental or other municipal investigation of the fire fighter, grievances filed by the fire fighter, or an opportunity to respond to charges against the fire fighter before termination to a firefighter by personally delivering notice or by certified mail.

This bill is bracketed for Houston, Texas.

Vote Recommendation Notes

This legislation neither offends nor affirms our liberty principles. We are neutral.