TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSES H.B. 12 BY REP. LONGORIA

04/09/2015

 

 

AUSTIN, TX—Today, the Texas House of Representatives, with a unanimous vote of 143, voted to pass House Bill 12 by State Representative Oscar Longoria (La Joya). This legislation codifies the Border Prosecution Unit (BPU), formalizing the organizational structure of the BPU and providing a statutory basis for its operations, duties and responsibilities.

H.B. 12 amends the Government Code to establish the border prosecution unit as an independent unit that cooperates with and supports attorneys in a border region who represent the state in the prosecution of …

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