Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.004
Duties and Powers of Commission

The commission shall:


formulate plans and policies for:


enforcement of state criminal, traffic, and safety laws;


prevention of crime;


detection and apprehension of persons who violate laws; and


education of citizens of this state in the promotion of public safety and the observance of law;


organize the department and supervise its operation;


adopt rules considered necessary for carrying out the department’s work;


maintain records of all proceedings and official orders; and


biennially submit a report of its work to the governor and legislature, including the commission’s and director’s recommendations.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 147, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 790, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1189, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
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