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SB 1849, 85th Regular Session
Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, to the confinement, conviction, or release of those individuals, and to grants supporting populations that are more likely to interact frequently with law enforcement.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: John Whitmire
Coauthor: Borris Miles | Sylvia Garcia | José Menéndez | Eddie Lucio, Jr. | Brian Birdwell | Royce West | Juan Hinojosa | José Rodríguez
Sponsor: Garnet Coleman
Joint Sponsor: Senfronia Thompson | Joe Moody | Todd Hunter | James White
CoSponsor: Rafael Anchia | Gina Hinojosa | Evelina "Lina" Ortega | Ron Reynolds | Toni Rose | Shawn Thierry | Gene Wu

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2017, except Section 4.03 takes effect January 1, 2018.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 950, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

HB 2702 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Subjects:
BILL BLACKWOOD LAW ENFORCEMENT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE OF TX
Corrections--Jails & Prisons
Corrections--Parole, Probation & Pardons
Crimes--Against Persons--General
Criminal Procedure--Bail & Pretrial Release
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
JAIL STANDARDS, COMMISSION ON
JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, TEXAS
Law Enforcement
LAW ENFORCEMENT, TEXAS COMMISSION ON
Mental Health & Substance Abuse
PEACE OFFICERS
SANDRA BLAND ACT

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence (Joe Moody, Terry Canales, Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, Cole Hefner, Todd Hunter, Mike Lang, Terry M. Wilson)
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (John Whitmire, Brian Birdwell, Konni Burton, Brandon Creighton, Sylvia Garcia, Joan Huffman, Bryan Hughes, José Menéndez, Charles Perry)

Index to Sections Affected

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