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 APPROVED: _____________________ Date _____________________ Governor