Summary
Evidentiary provisions of article 38.01, Code of Criminal Procedure, do not limit a report of the Science Advisory Workgroup created by the State Fire Marshal\\'s Office.|A determination about the admissibility of the Science Advisory Workgroup\\'s findings or the weight they are to be given by a judicial tribunal is for the tribunal.|Code of Criminal Procedure article 38.01 governing the Texas Forensic Science Commission does not limit any investigative authority that may be vested in the Science Advisory Workgroup created by the State Fire Marshal\\'s Office.|Neither Government Code chapter 417 nor Opinion GA-0866 limits the State Fire Marshal\\'s office from investigating and making findings on closed arson cases|State Fire Marshal\\'s Office - Article 38.01 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, governing the Texas Forensic Science Commission, does not limit any investigative authority that may be vested in the Science Advisory Workgroup created by the State Fire Marshal\\'s Office|State Fire Marshal\\'s Office - Attorney General Opinion GA-866 construes only Code of Criminal Procedure article 38.01, pertaining to the Texas Forensic Science Commission, and does not limit any authority of the Science Advisory Workgroup created by the State Fire Marshal\\'s Office
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