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SB 1238, 83rd Regular Session
Relating to the composition and duties of and investigations conducted by the Texas Forensic Science Commission, the administrative attachment of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to Sam Houston State University, the accreditation of criminal laboratories by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, and the status of certain local government corporations as criminal justice agencies for the purpose of engaging in criminal identification activities, including forensic analysis.

Last action: Effective immediately

Author: Juan Hinojosa
Joint Author: Joan Huffman
Sponsor: Joseph Pickett

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2013, 83rd R.S.,ch. 782, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

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

Subjects:
FORENSIC SCIENCE COMMISSION, TEXAS
FORENSIC TESTING
PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF
SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions

House Committee: Homeland Security & Public Safety (Joseph Pickett, Philip Cortez, Tony Dale, Allen Fletcher, Dan Flynn, Tim Kleinschmidt, George Lavender, Kenneth Sheets, Ron Simmons)
Minutes: May 7 2013
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (John Whitmire, John Carona, Juan Hinojosa, Joan Huffman, Dan Patrick, José Rodríguez, Charles Schwertner)

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