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  H.B. No. 1423
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the expiration of a protective order when the subject of
  the protective order is confined or imprisoned.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 85.025, Family Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (d) to read as follows:
         (d)  As soon as practicable after the release of a person who
  is the subject of a protective order from confinement or
  imprisonment, the Department of Public Safety shall update the
  statewide law enforcement information system maintained by the
  department to reflect the date that the order will expire following
  the person's release.
         SECTION 2.  Section 85.026, Family Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (d) to read as follows:
         (d)  Each protective order issued under this subtitle must
  specify when the order expires and must provide notice of any
  extensions that may apply to a person who is the subject of the
  order, as a result of any confinement or imprisonment of that
  person.
         SECTION 3.  Section 85.025(d), Family Code, as added by this
  Act, applies only to a protective order with respect to a person who
  is the subject of the order and who is released from confinement or
  imprisonment on or after the effective date of this Act.
         SECTION 4.  Section 85.026(d), Family Code, as added by this
  Act, applies only to a protective order issued on or after the
  effective date of this Act.
         SECTION 5.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1423 was passed by the House on May 2,
  2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 136, Nays 8, 3 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1423 was passed by the Senate on May
  17, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor