HB 210 Allows community college police officers to establish regulations to control vehicular traffic on any thoroughfare owned or maintained by the college

Current Bill Summary

- Prepared by Senate Research -


HB 210 - This act allows the board of trustees of any community college district to establish regulations to control vehicular traffic on any thoroughfare owned or maintained by the community college district and located within any of its campuses. Any regulations established by the board of trustees of any community college district must be codified, printed, and distributed for public use. In addition, all motor vehicles operated upon any thoroughfare owned or maintained by a community college district are subject to the provisions of the general motor vehicle laws of the state.

Before being appointed as a college police officer, an individual must complete a peace officer training course as required under Chapter 590 or, by virtue of previous experience or other training, have met the requirements of Chapter 590.

This act grants college police officers the authority to establish and enforce regulations to control vehicular traffic and enforce general motor vehicle laws on any thoroughfare owned or maintained by the college district.

This act is identical to the perfected version of HB 1707 (2014).

MICHAEL RUFF


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