Racial Profiling Reports 2015 Racial Profiling Report - Page 21

SECTION 5. Section 1701.402, Occupations Code, is amended by adding Subsection (d) to read as follows: (d) As a requirement for an intermediate proficiency certificate, an officer must complete an education and training program on racial profiling established by the commission under Section 1701.253(e). SECTION 6. Section 543.202, Transportation Code, is amended to read as follows: Sec. 543.202. FORM OF RECORD. (a) In this section, "race or ethnicity" means of a particular descent, including Caucasian, African, Hispanic, Asian, or Native American descent. (b) The record must be made on a form or by a data processing method acceptable to the department and must include: (1) the name, address, physical description, including race or ethnicity, date of birth, and driver's license number of the person charged; (2) the registration number of the vehicle involved; (3) whether the vehicle was a commercial motor vehicle as defined by Chapter 522 or was involved in transporting hazardous materials; (4) the person's social security number, if the person was operating a commercial motor vehicle or was the holder of a commercial driver's license or commercial driver learner's permit; (5) the date and nature of the offense, including whether the offense was a serious traffic violation as defined by Chapter 522; (6) whether a search of the vehicle was conducted and whether consent for the search was obtained; (7) the plea, the judgment, and whether bail was forfeited; (8) [(7)] the date of conviction; and