Texas Local Government Code - Section 143.042. Assignment Pay
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§ 143.042. ASSIGNMENT PAY. (a) This section does not
apply to a municipality with a population of 1.5 million or more.
(b) The governing body of a municipality may authorize
assignment pay for fire fighters and police officers who perform
specialized functions in their respective departments.
(c) The assignment pay is in an amount and is payable under
conditions set by ordinance and is in addition to the regular pay
received by members of the fire or police department.
(d) If the ordinance applies equally to each person who
meets the criteria established by the ordinance, the ordinance may
provide for payment to each fire fighter and police officer who
meets training or education criteria for an assignment or the
ordinance may set criteria that provide for payment only to a fire
fighter or police officer in a special assignment.
(e) The head of the fire or police department is not
eligible for the assignment pay authorized by this section.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
Last modified: August 11, 2007