H.B. No. 1181
relating to access to criminal history record information by a
domestic relations office.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 411.1285(a), Government Code, is amended
to read as follows:
(a) A domestic relations office created under Chapter 203,
Family Code, is entitled to obtain from the department criminal
history record information that relates to a person who is a party
to a proceeding in which the domestic relations office has been:
(1) appointed guardian ad litem for a child; or
(2) ordered to conduct [
subject of] a social study
under Subchapter D, Chapter 107, Family Code.
SECTION 2. The change in law made by this Act applies to a
suit affecting the parent-child relationship pending in a trial
court on or filed on or after the effective date of this Act.
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 1181 was passed by the House on May 9,
2005, by a non-record vote.
Chief Clerk of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 1181 was passed by the Senate on May
25, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate