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  H.B. No. 2734
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to certain mandatory conditions of parole or mandatory
  supervision for illegal criminal aliens and the revocation of
  parole or mandatory supervision as a result of violating those
  conditions.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter F, Chapter 508, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 508.192 to read as follows:
         Sec. 508.192.  REENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES PROHIBITED.
  (a)  In this section, "illegal criminal alien" has the meaning
  assigned by Section 493.015.
         (b)  A parole panel shall require as a condition of parole or
  mandatory supervision that an illegal criminal alien released to
  the custody of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement:
               (1)  regardless of whether a final order of deportation
  is issued with reference to the illegal criminal alien, leave the
  United States as soon as possible after release; and
               (2)  not unlawfully return to or unlawfully reenter the
  United States in violation of the Immigration Reform and Control
  Act of 1986 (8 U.S.C. Section 1101 et seq.).
         SECTION 2.  Section 508.281, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (d) to read as follows:
         (d)  If a parole panel or designated agent of the board
  determines that a releasee has violated a condition of release
  required under Section 508.192 and confirms the violation with a
  peace officer or other law enforcement officer of this state who is
  authorized under federal law to verify a person's immigration
  status or, in accordance with 8 U.S.C. Section 1373(c), with a
  federal law enforcement officer, the determination is considered to
  be a sufficient hearing to revoke the parole or mandatory
  supervision without further hearing or determination, except that
  the parole panel or designated agent shall conduct a hearing to
  consider mitigating circumstances, if requested by the releasee.
         SECTION 3.  Section 508.192, Government Code, as added by
  this Act, applies only to a person who is released on parole or to
  mandatory supervision on or after the effective date of this Act.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2734 was passed by the House on April
  21, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 148, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  voting; that the House refused to concur in Senate amendments to
  H.B. No. 2734 on May 25, 2011, and requested the appointment of a
  conference committee to consider the differences between the two
  houses; and that the House adopted the conference committee report
  on H.B. No. 2734 on May 28, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 146,
  Nays 0, 1 present, not voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2734 was passed by the Senate, with
  amendments, on May 23, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays
  1; at the request of the House, the Senate appointed a conference
  committee to consider the differences between the two houses; and
  that the Senate adopted the conference committee report on H.B. No.
  2734 on May 28, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 1
  .
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________
                  Date       
   
           __________________
                Governor