Bill Text: TX HB2015 | 2011-2012 | 82nd Legislature | Introduced

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Bill Title: Relating to certain conduct indicating a need for supervision and the sealing of records related to that conduct.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)

Status: (Passed) 2011-06-17 - Effective on 9/1/11 [HB2015 Detail]

Download: Texas-2011-HB2015-Introduced.html
  82R7994 KCR-F
 
  By: Thompson H.B. No. 2015
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the definition of conduct indicating a need for
  supervision.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 51.03(b), Family Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (b)  Conduct indicating a need for supervision is:
               (1)  subject to Subsection (f), conduct, other than a
  traffic offense, that violates:
                     (A)  the penal laws of this state of the grade of
  misdemeanor that are punishable by fine only; or
                     (B)  the penal ordinances of any political
  subdivision of this state;
               (2)  the absence of a child on 10 or more days or parts
  of days within a six-month period in the same school year or on
  three or more days or parts of days within a four-week period from
  school;
               (3)  the voluntary absence of a child from the child's
  home without the consent of the child's parent or guardian for a
  substantial length of time or without intent to return;
               (4)  conduct prohibited by city ordinance or by state
  law involving the inhalation of the fumes or vapors of paint and
  other protective coatings or glue and other adhesives and the
  volatile chemicals itemized in Section 485.001, Health and Safety
  Code;
               (5)  an act that violates a school district's
  previously communicated written standards of student conduct for
  which the child has been expelled under Section 37.007(c),
  Education Code; [or]
               (6)  conduct that violates a reasonable and lawful
  order of a court entered under Section 264.305; or
               (7)  conduct described by Section 43.02(a)(1) or (2),
  Penal Code.
         SECTION 2.  Section 51.03, Family Code, as amended by this
  Act, applies only to conduct that occurs on or after the effective
  date of this Act. Conduct that occurs before the effective date of
  this Act is covered by the law in effect at the time the conduct
  occurred, and the former law is continued in effect for that
  purpose. For the purposes of this section, conduct occurs before
  the effective date of this Act if any element of the conduct
  occurred before that date.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
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