Tex. Code of Crim. Proc. Article 66.353
Monitoring and Reporting Duties of Department of Public Safety


The Department of Public Safety shall:


monitor the submission of arrest and disposition information by local jurisdictions;


annually submit to the Legislative Budget Board, the governor, the lieutenant governor, the state auditor, and the standing committees in the senate and house of representatives with primary jurisdiction over criminal justice and the department a report regarding the level of reporting by local jurisdictions;


identify local jurisdictions that do not report arrest or disposition information or that partially report information; and


for use in determining the status of outstanding dispositions, publish monthly on the department’s Internet website or in another electronic publication a report listing by local jurisdiction each arrest for which there is no corresponding final court disposition.


The report described by Subsection (a)(2) must contain a disposition completeness percentage for each county in this state. For purposes of this subsection, “disposition completeness percentage” means the percentage of arrest charges a county reports to the Department of Public Safety, to be entered in the computerized criminal history system under this chapter, that were brought against a person in the county and for which a disposition has been subsequently reported and entered in the computerized criminal history system.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1058 (H.B. 2931), Sec. 1.03, eff. January 1, 2019.

Source: Article 66.353 — Monitoring and Reporting Duties of Department of Public Safety, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/CR/htm/CR.­66.­htm#66.­353 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

Art. 66.353’s source at texas​.gov