Gov. Abbott signs Javier Ambler Act, banning reality TV shows from partnering with law enforcement.
AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law the Javier Ambler Act, which bans reality TV shows from partnering with Texas law enforcement.
House Bill 54 passed the Texas House 110-34 on April 15, before making its way to the Senate, where it passed on May 13 in a 27-3 vote. After Abbott’s signature on Wednesday, the law became effective immediately.