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Sunset Commission Proposal that DPS be Directed to Cease Permanently Disqualifying Individuals for Certain Convictions

This is the seventh part in an ongoing series reviewing proposed changes to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) rules and law by the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission (Sunset Commission). As we discussed previously, DPS is being reviewed by the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, which has prepared its report for the Texas Legislature in the […]

Sunset Commission Proposal that DPS be Directed to Consider Mitigating and Aggravating Factors in Assessing Criminal History

This is the sixth part in an ongoing series reviewing proposed changes to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) rules and law by the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission (Sunset Commission). As we discussed previously, DPS is being reviewed by the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, which has prepared its report for the Texas Legislature in the […]

Sunset Commission Proposal that DPS Eliminate Guard Dog and Telematics Programs

This is the fifth part of an ongoing series reviewing proposed changes to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) rules and law by the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission (Sunset Commission). As we discussed previously, DPS is being reviewed by the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, which has prepared its report for the Texas Legislature in the […]