Bill Text: TX HB1905 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to general officers within the Texas Military Department.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2017-06-15 - Effective on 9/1/17 [HB1905 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-HB1905-Enrolled.html
 
 
  H.B. No. 1905
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to general officers within the Texas Military Department.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 437.058, Government Code, is amended by
  amending Subsections (a), (d), (e), and (f) and adding Subsection
  (d-1) to read as follows:
         (a)  The adjutant general may appoint as general officers one
  or more [an] assistant deputy adjutants [adjutant] general for
  army, an assistant deputy adjutant general for air, an assistant
  [deputy] adjutant general for homeland security, and an assistant
  [deputy] adjutant general for domestic operations [government
  affairs].
         (d)  The assistant deputy adjutants [adjutant] general for
  [the] army shall support the deputy adjutant general for [the]
  army, represent the command staff at events as needed, and manage
  the activities assigned by the adjutant general or the deputy
  adjutant general for [the] army.
         (d-1)  The assistant deputy adjutant general for air shall
  support the deputy adjutant general for air, represent the command
  staff at events as needed, and manage the activities assigned by the
  adjutant general or the deputy adjutant general for air.
         (e)  The assistant [deputy] adjutant general for homeland
  security [the Army National Guard or the Air National Guard], as
  determined by the adjutant general, shall:
               (1)  coordinate with other state agencies in matters
  pertaining to homeland security [to ensure state emergency services
  are provided and organized to support the state operations center];
  and
               (2)  coordinate homeland security actions taken by the
  National Guard Bureau in this state.
         (f)  The assistant [deputy] adjutant general for domestic
  operations [the Army National Guard or the Air National Guard, as
  determined by the adjutant general,] shall:
               (1)  coordinate activities of the Texas military forces
  with the National Guard Bureau to ensure state emergency services
  are provided and organized to support the state operations center;
  and
               (2)  coordinate with other federal, state, and local
  jurisdictions and officials [funding and coordination with other
  federal, state, and local jurisdictions and officials in matters
  relating to the operations of the Texas military forces occurring
  in the assistant deputy adjutant general's jurisdiction or
  oversight].
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1905 was passed by the House on May 4,
  2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1905 was passed by the Senate on May
  24, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor       
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