HB 973

84(R) - 2015
House County Affairs
House County Affairs
Emergency services

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Garnet F. Coleman

Bill Caption

Relating to the compensation and per diem compensation of emergency services commissioners.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 973 amends the Health and Safety Code to entitle an emergency services commissioner of an emergency services district in a county with more than 3 million people (Harris County) a per diem of $150 per day for the commissioner. There is a $7,200 yearly cap. The bill prohibits a commissioner who receives per diem compensation from being reimbursed for reasonable and necessary expenses.

Vote Recommendation Notes

05/19/2015 Update:

We remain neutral on HB 937 in the second chamber. The second chamber sponsor is Senator Garcia.

HB 937 is primarily a local bill and has no substantive fiscal implications for the state. Because it neither affirms nor abridges our liberty principles, we remain neutral.