REP. LONGORIA FILES LEGISLATION CODIFYING THE BORDER PROSECUTION UNIT

by: Rep. Longoria, Oscar

03/11/2015

THE BPU IS AN INDEPENDENT UNIT THAT COOPERATES WITH AND SUPPORTS BORDER PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS IN PROSECUTING BORDER CRIMES

AUSTIN, TX—Today, State Representative Oscar Longoria (House District 35) filed House Bill 12. This bill codifies the original intent of the Border Prosecution Unit (BPU), which has been modeled after the Special Prosecution Unit in Walker County in Huntsville, Texas. It will put everything relating to the BPU into law.

The border prosecution unit is an independent unit that cooperates with and supports border prosecuting attorneys …

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