85(R) Texas Senate Bill 42, The Judge Julie Kocurek Judicial and Courthouse Security Act of 2017

“…[T]he bill makes changes to the law that are designed to improve the security of judges at all levels, both in their courthouses and at their homes…”

This bill makes some of the following changes:

  • Establishing a Court Security Division at the Office of Court Administration;
  • Requiring certain judges to establish a court security committee;
  • Requirements related to the certification of court security personnel;
  • Updates to laws impacting judges’ and their spouses’ personal security;

from: https://www.txcourts.gov/programs-services/court-security/

Please read the full text of the bill here: