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SB 616, 86th Regular Session
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Brian Birdwell
Coauthor: Kirk Watson | Dawn Buckingham | Bob Hall | Robert Nichols | Bryan Hughes
Sponsor: Chris Paddie

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2019, except Article 6 takes effect immediately, excluding Sections 6.001-6.004, which take effect only if the report required by Section 6.005 is not submitted within the period prescribed, and Article 8 takes effect September 1, 2020, excluding Section 8.026, which takes effect immediately.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2019, 86th R.S., ch. 595, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

HB 1530 (Identical)

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

Conference Committee:

Conference Committee Report 
House Members: (appointed 05/23/2019) Chris Paddie (Chair) | Dan Flynn | Stan Lambert | Poncho Nevárez | Senfronia Thompson |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/23/2019) Brian Birdwell (Chair) | Donna Campbell | Bob Hall | Robert Nichols | Kirk Watson |

Subjects:
ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, STATE OFFICE OF
BORDER
Fees & Other Nontax Revenue--State
Fire Fighters & Police--General
Law Enforcement
LICENSING & REGULATION, TEXAS COMMISSION OF
LICENSING & REGULATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF
MOTOR VEHICLES, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF
MOTORCYCLE SAFETY ADVISORY BOARD
MOTORCYCLES
PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS & PRIVATE SECURITY AGENCIES
PRIVATE SECURITY BOARD, TEXAS
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION
PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF
RECREATIONAL & ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions
Sunset--Commission Bills
TEXAS A&M ENGINEERING EXTENSION SERVICE
TEXAS A&M TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE
TEXAS PRIVATE SECURITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Vehicles & Traffic--Driver's Licenses

House Committee: Homeland Security & Public Safety (Poncho Nevárez, DeWayne Burns, Gina Calanni, Travis Clardy, Vikki Goodwin, Celia Israel, Mike Lang, Dennis Paul, Tony Tinderholt)
Senate Committee: Veteran Affairs & Border Security (Donna Campbell, Bob Hall, Nathan Johnson, Eddie Lucio, Jr., José Menéndez, Charles Schwertner, Kel Seliger)

Index to Sections Affected

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