Bill Text: TX HB3775 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the training requirements for a person appointed as a county jailer.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-28 - Left pending in committee [HB3775 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB3775-Introduced.html
  86R14116 MAW-D
 
  By: Davis of Dallas H.B. No. 3775
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the training requirements for a person appointed as a
  county jailer.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 1701.310(a), Occupations Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Except as provided by Subsection (e), a person may not
  be appointed as a county jailer [, except on a temporary basis,]
  unless the person has satisfactorily completed a preparatory
  training program, as required by the commission, in the operation
  of a county jail at a school operated or licensed by the commission.  
  The training program must consist of at least eight hours of mental
  health training approved by the commission and the Commission on
  Jail Standards.
         SECTION 2.  Section 1701.310(b), Occupations Code, is
  repealed.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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