Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.463
Administration


(a)

The director is the statewide coordinator of the alert.

(b)

The director shall adopt rules and issue directives as necessary to ensure proper implementation of the alert. The rules and directives must include:

(1)

the procedures to be used by a law enforcement agency to verify whether a military member:

(A)

is missing; and

(B)

suffers from a mental illness, including post-traumatic stress disorder, or a traumatic brain injury;

(2)

a description of the circumstances under which a law enforcement agency is required to report a missing military member to the department;

(3)

the procedures to be used by an individual or entity to report information about a missing military member to designated media outlets in this state;

(4)

guidelines for protecting the privacy of a missing military member for whom an alert has been issued; and

(5)

the procedures to be used by a military member to opt into the alert system with respect to the member.

(c)

The director shall prescribe forms for use by law enforcement agencies in requesting activation of the alert system.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 220 (H.B. 833), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2019.

(b)

The director shall adopt rules and issue directives as necessary to ensure proper implementation of the alert system. The rules and directives must include:

(1)

the procedures to be used by a local law enforcement agency to verify whether an adult is missing and whether circumstances indicate that:

(A)

the missing adult is in imminent danger of bodily injury or death; or

(B)

the disappearance of the missing adult may not have been voluntary, including cases of abduction or kidnapping;

(2)

a description of the circumstances under which a local law enforcement agency is required to report a missing adult to the department; and

(3)

the procedures to be used by an individual or entity to report information about a missing adult to designated media outlets in this state.

(c)

The director shall prescribe forms for use by local law enforcement agencies in requesting activation of the alert system.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 227 (H.B. 1769), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2019.
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