Sec. 96.64. BILL BLACKWOOD LAW ENFORCEMENT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE OF TEXAS. (a) The Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas is created for the training of police management personnel. The headquarters of the institute are at Sam Houston State University. The institute is under the supervision and direction of the president of Sam Houston State University and shall be operated and managed as a joint program between Sam Houston State University, Texas A&M University, and Texas Woman's University.
(b) The president may establish rules relating to the institute.
(c) The president shall establish reasonable charges for participation in institute training programs by participants who are not residents of this state. The participation costs of participants who are residents, including tuition, books, room, board, and travel costs, shall be paid from the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas fund. Participation in the institute training programs is open to every eligible resident of this state, whether or not the person is sponsored by an employing law enforcement agency.
(d) The Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas fund is in the state treasury. The president shall use the fund in administering the institute.
(e) The board of regents of the Texas State University System may acquire, purchase, construct, improve, renovate, enlarge, or equip property, buildings, structures, facilities, roads, or related infrastructure for the institute to be financed by the issuance of bonds in accordance with Subchapter B, Chapter 55. The board of regents may pledge irrevocably to the payment of those bonds a portion of the proceeds of the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas fund. The amount of a pledge made under this subsection may not be reduced or abrogated while the bonds for which the pledge is made, or bonds issued to refund those bonds, are outstanding.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 4, Sec. 2.39(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 19, Sec. 1, eff. April 11, 1991; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 561, Sec. 26, eff. Aug. 26, 1991. Renumbered from Government Code, Sec. 415.091 to 415.099 and amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 1047, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 876, Sec. 1.02, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 895, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.Section: Previous 96.01 96.02 96.41 96.61 96.62 96.63 96.64 96.641 96.645 96.65 96.651 96.652 96.701 96.702 96.703 Next
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