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HB 1357, 64th Regular Session
Amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended, by adding a new Article 2.121, authorizing the appointment and designation by railraod companies of railroad peace officers; establishing their powers; establishing certain minimum qualifications; requiring the filing of their names with the Department of Public Safety; authorizing the issuance thereby of a certificate of authority as a peace officer subject to action by the governor and to subsequent revocation; establishing the railroad company's liability for actions within the scope of the peace officer's employment; absolving the state or any political subdivision thereof for any act or failure to act by such peace officer; providing for severability.
Last action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Author: Bob Hendricks
House Committee: Transportation ()
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