Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 142.058
Recognition of Police Officers Association


(a)

A public employer in a municipality that chooses to meet and confer under this subchapter shall recognize an association that is recognized under Section 142.053 (Petition for Recognition: Election or Action by Governing Body) or 142.054 (Certification Election) as the sole and exclusive bargaining agent for the covered police officers described in the petition for recognition, excluding the head of the law enforcement agency and excluding the employees exempt under Subsection (b), in accordance with this subchapter and the petition.

(b)

For the purposes of Subsection (a), exempt employees are the employees appointed by the head of the law enforcement agency of the municipality under Section 143.014 (Appointment and Removal of Person Classified Immediately Below Department Head) or that are exempt by the mutual agreement of the recognized police officers association and the public employer.

(c)

The public employer shall recognize the police officers association until recognition of the association is withdrawn, in accordance with Section 142.056 (Change or Modification of Recognition), by a majority of the police officers eligible to sign a petition for recognition.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1193 (H.B. 304), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2005.

Source: Section 142.058 — Recognition of Police Officers Association, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­142.­htm#142.­058 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

142.001
General Provisions Relating to Hours of Labor and Vacation of Members of Fire and Police Departments in Municipalities
142.002
Two Platoon Fire System and Hours of Labor in Certain Municipalities
142.003
Hospital and Medical Assistance for Police Reserve Force
142.004
Payment of Hospitalization Costs for Peace Officers and Fire Fighters
142.005
Liability Insurance for Fire and Police Department Officers and Employees Driving Emergency Vehicles
142.006
Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance for Peace Officers and Fire Fighters
142.008
Salary Continuation Payments
142.009
Payment for Appearances of Fire Fighters and Police Officers in Court or Administrative Proceedings
142.010
Definitions
142.011
Educational Leave
142.012
Overtime Compensation for Certain Police Department Officers and Civilian Employees
142.0013
Hours of Labor and Vacation of Members of Fire and Police Departments in Certain Municipalities
142.013
Business Leave Time Account for Police Officers in Certain Municipalities
142.014
Business Leave Time Account for Firefighters in Certain Municipalities
142.051
Applicability
142.052
Definitions
142.053
Petition for Recognition: Election or Action by Governing Body
142.054
Certification Election
142.055
Election to Authorize Operating Under This Subchapter
142.056
Change or Modification of Recognition
142.057
Strikes Prohibited
142.058
Recognition of Police Officers Association
142.059
General Provisions Relating to Agreements
142.060
Selection of Bargaining Agent
142.061
Protected Rights of Police Officer
142.062
Open Records
142.063
Open Deliberations
142.064
Ratification and Enforceability of Agreement
142.065
Action or Election to Repeal Authorization to Operate Under This Subchapter
142.066
Election to Repeal Agreement
142.067
Agreement Supersedes Conflicting Provisions
142.068
Effect on Existing Benefits and Rights
142.101
Applicability
142.102
Definitions
142.103
Petition for Recognition: Election or Action by Governing Body
142.104
Certification Election
142.105
Election to Authorize Operating Under This Subchapter
142.106
Change or Modification of Recognition
142.107
Strikes Prohibited
142.108
Recognition of Firefighters Association
142.109
General Provisions Relating to Agreements
142.110
Selection of Bargaining Agent
142.111
Protected Rights of Firefighter
142.112
Open Records
142.113
Open Deliberations
142.114
Ratification and Enforceability of Agreement
142.115
Action or Election to Repeal Authorization to Operate Under This Subchapter
142.116
Election to Repeal Agreement
142.117
Agreement Supersedes Conflicting Provisions
142.118
Preemption of Other Law
142.119
Effect on Existing Benefits
142.151
Applicability
142.152
Definitions
142.153
General Provisions Relating to Agreements
142.154
Strikes Prohibited
142.155
Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Association
142.156
Election
142.157
Selection of Bargaining Agents
142.158
Open Records Required
142.159
Ratification and Enforceability of Agreement
142.160
Agreement Supersedes Conflicting Provisions
142.161
Repeal of Agreement by Electorate
142.162
Protected Rights of Individual Employees
142.163
Binding Interest Arbitration
142.1565
Election to Authorize Operating Under This Subchapter
142.1605
Action or Election to Repeal Authorization to Operate Under This Subchapter

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 142.058’s source at texas​.gov