Bill Text: TX HB2939 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to a certification election to recognize a police officers association as the bargaining agent for certain police officers.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-31 - Left pending in committee [HB2939 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB2939-Introduced.html
 
 
  By: Muñoz, Jr. H.B. No. 2939
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to a certification election to recognize a police officers
  association as the bargaining agent for certain police officers.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 142.054, Local Government Code, is
  amended by adding Subsection (e) to read as follows:
         (e)  Notwithstanding a procedure agreed to by the parties
  under this section, a police officers association may not be
  recognized as the association to represent a majority of the
  covered police officers unless a majority of covered officers
  voting at the election vote in favor of the recognition.
         SECTION 2.  The change in law made by this Act applies only
  to a certification election ordered under Section 142.053(a)(3),
  Local Government Code, on or after the effective date of this Act.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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