Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.422
Grants to Fund Scrap Metal Theft Prevention


(a)

From fines collected and distributed to the department under Sections 1956.040 (Criminal Penalty)(a-2) and (a-4), Occupations Code, the commission by rule shall establish and implement a grant program to provide funding to assist local law enforcement agencies in preventing the theft of regulated material.

(b)

To be eligible for a grant, a recipient must be a local law enforcement agency that has established a program designed to prevent the theft of regulated material.

(c)

Rules adopted under this section must:

(1)

include accountability measures for grant recipients and provisions for loss of eligibility for grant recipients that fail to comply with the measures; and

(2)

require grant recipients to provide to the department information on program outcomes.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1234 (S.B. 694), Sec. 20, eff. September 1, 2011.
Redesignated from Government Code, Subchapter N, Chapter 411 (Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas) by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 161 (S.B. 1093), Sec. 22.001(21), eff. September 1, 2013.
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