Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.0209
Department Assistance at International Border Checkpoints


To prevent the unlawful transfer of contraband from this state to the United Mexican States and other unlawful activity, the department shall implement a strategy for providing to federal authorities and to local law enforcement authorities working with those federal authorities at international border checkpoints assistance in the interdiction of weapons, bulk currency, stolen vehicles, and other contraband, and of fugitives, being smuggled into the United Mexican States.


The department may share with the federal government the cost of staffing any international border checkpoints for the purposes described by this section.


The director and applicable local law enforcement authorities shall adopt procedures as necessary to administer this section.
Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 333 (H.B. 11), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2015.
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