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Restricted Expenditures — Contracts and Bids
Law Enforcement Agencies

A law enforcement agency may not contract with a company for the purpose of producing a reality television program. Law enforcement agencies are prohibited from authorizing a person to accompany and film a peace officer acting in the line of duty for this purpose.


Law Enforcement Agency
An agency of this state or a political subdivision of this state that employs peace officers other than game wardens. Texas Government Code, Section 614.231(1).
Peace Officer
An individual elected, appointed or employed to serve as a peace officer for a government entity under Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 2.12, or other law. Texas Government Code, Section 614.001(3).

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Source: : Texas Government Code, Section 614.231 and Section 614.232 via Texas HB 54, 87th Legislature, Regular Session (2021).