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SB 1138, 85th Regular Session
Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/17

Author: John Whitmire
Joint Author: Paul Bettencourt | Brian Birdwell | Dawn Buckingham | Konni Burton | Donna Campbell | Brandon Creighton | Craig Estes | Sylvia Garcia | Bob Hall | Kelly Hancock | Juan Hinojosa | Don Huffines | Joan Huffman | Bryan Hughes | Lois Kolkhorst | Eddie Lucio, Jr. | José Menéndez | Borris Miles | Jane Nelson | Robert Nichols | Charles Perry | José Rodríguez | Charles Schwertner | Kel Seliger | Larry Taylor | Van Taylor | Carlos Uresti | Kirk Watson | Royce West | Judith Zaffirini
Sponsor: Matt Krause
Joint Sponsor: Jay Dean | Ryan Guillen | Jason Villalba | César Blanco
CoSponsor: Alma Allen | Charles "Doc" Anderson | Rodney Anderson | Trent Ashby | Ernest Bailes | Diego Bernal | Kyle Biedermann | Dwayne Bohac | Dennis Bonnen | DeWayne Burns | Briscoe Cain | Giovanni Capriglione | Travis Clardy | Philip Cortez | Joe Deshotel | Jessica Farrar | Barbara Gervin-Hawkins | Cole Hefner | Justin Holland | Dan Huberty | Phil King | Stan Lambert | Jeff Leach | J. M. Lozano | Armando Martinez | Will Metcalf | Ina Minjarez | Dade Phelan | Four Price | Richard Peña Raymond | Kevin Roberts | Scott Sanford | Matt Schaefer | Matt Shaheen | Hugh Shine | Ron Simmons | Phil Stephenson | Jonathan Stickland | Lynn Stucky | Ed Thompson | Tony Tinderholt | Tomas Uresti | Gary VanDeaver | Victoria Neave | Cindy Burkett | John Zerwas | Todd Hunter | Chris Paddie | Geanie W. Morrison | Valoree Swanson | Cecil Bell

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 417, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

HB 2189 (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:
ALERT SYSTEM
Crimes--Against Persons--General
Criminal Procedure--General
Law Enforcement
PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF

House Committee: Homeland Security & Public Safety (Phil King, DeWayne Burns, Gina Hinojosa, Justin Holland, Jarvis Johnson, Will Metcalf, Poncho Nevárez, Matt Schaefer, John Wray)
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (John Whitmire, Brian Birdwell, Konni Burton, Brandon Creighton, Sylvia Garcia, Joan Huffman, Bryan Hughes, José Menéndez, Charles Perry)

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