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  H.B. No. 3671
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the documents that are required for the transfer of a
  defendant from a county to the Texas Department of Criminal
  Justice.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 8(a), Article 42.09, Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A county that transfers a defendant to the Texas
  Department of Criminal Justice under this article shall deliver to
  an officer designated by the department:
               (1)  a copy of the judgment entered pursuant to Article
  42.01 [of this code], completed on a standardized felony judgment
  form described by Section 4 of that article;
               (2)  a copy of any order revoking community supervision
  and imposing sentence pursuant to Section 23, Article 42.12[, of
  this code], including:
                     (A)  any amounts owed for restitution, fines, and
  court costs, completed on a standardized felony judgment form
  described by Section 4, Article 42.01[, of this code]; and
                     (B)  a copy of the client supervision plan
  prepared for the defendant by the community supervision and
  corrections department supervising the defendant, if such a plan
  was prepared;
               (3)  a written report that states the nature and the
  seriousness of each offense and that states the citation to the
  provision or provisions of the Penal Code or other law under which
  the defendant was convicted;
               (4)  a copy of the victim impact statement, if one has
  been prepared in the case under Article 56.03 [of this code];
               (5)  a statement as to whether there was a change in
  venue in the case and, if so, the names of the county prosecuting
  the offense and the county in which the case was tried;
               (6)  [a copy of the record of arrest for each offense;
               [(7)]  if requested, information regarding the
  criminal history of the defendant, including the defendant's state
  identification number if the number has been issued;
               (7) [(8)]  a copy of the indictment or information for
  each offense;
               (8) [(9)]  a checklist sent by the department to the
  county and completed by the county in a manner indicating that the
  documents required by this subsection and Subsection (c) [of this
  section] accompany the defendant;
               (9) [(10)]  if prepared, a copy of a presentence or
  postsentence investigation report prepared under Section 9,
  Article 42.12 [of this code];
               (10) [(11)]  a copy of any detainer, issued by an
  agency of the federal government, that is in the possession of the
  county and that has been placed on the defendant;
               (11) [(12)]  if prepared, a copy of the defendant's
  Texas Uniform Health Status Update Form; and
               (12) [(13)]  a written description of a hold or
  warrant, issued by any other jurisdiction, that the county is aware
  of and that has been placed on or issued for the defendant.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2009.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3671 was passed by the House on May 6,
  2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 145, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 3671 was passed by the Senate on May
  26, 2009, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor