FY 21 Agency Application

Tobacco Enforcement Program (TEP)

Application Instructions

The Texas School Safety Center at Texas State University (TxSSC) is soliciting applications from local law enforcement agencies for the purpose of conducting controlled buy/stings of tobacco and e-cigarette retail outlets across the state of Texas as part of the state’s Tobacco Enforcement Program (TEP). Law enforcement agency contractors selected to provide services under this announcement will conduct on-site controlled buy/stings involving the use of minor decoys, record the controlled buy/sting information on the Cigarette, E-cigarette, and Tobacco Controlled Buy/Sting Report Form, and submit monthly activity reports to the TxSSC. TxSSC will reimburse contracted law enforcement agencies $125.00 for each controlled buy/sting conducted and reported.

Please read all Application Information here before completing the application. Agencies must complete and submit the FY21 Agency Application form to be considered for this funding. For questions, contact Bea Pyle at beapyle@txstate.edu or (512) 245-0821.

Agency Information
Contact Information

Information of agency official with authority to negotiate contract terms. (if different from above)

Additional Information
(Plan for an 8-month reporting period.)
(Note: If a ZIP code is not wholly included within that boundary, please estimate the percentage that is in your jurisdiction.)
(Example: A Sheriff’s Office or Constable's Office that does not enforce laws with the corporate city limits of a town or municipality in their county or precinct.)
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