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Committee on Public Safety - 74th R.S. (1995)
Study procedures for assets seized during arrest, including the authority and jurisdiction of the county sheriff, chief of police and the DPS; and the relationship between those offices and respective county, city and state governing entities. The study should include a review of how the proceeds of seizures and forfeitures are used.
Study "one-call" and "dial before you dig" legislation.
Study the Harris County contract deputy program.
Study water safety laws for revisions that may be necessary to enhance protection of the public.
Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including implementation of SB 60 74th R.S. and HB 713 74th R.S..
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