Honorable Jim Murphy, Chair, House Committee on Corrections
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1855 by Rose (relating to training, continuing education, and weapons proficiency standards for correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Government Code to specify various requirements and standards related to training, continuing education, and weapons proficiency for correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). TDCJ indicates that any costs associated with the bill could be absorbed within the agency's existing resources. The bill would take effect September 1, 2015.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
407 Commission on Law Enforcement, 696 Department of Criminal Justice