Bill Text: TX SB82 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to job interview restrictions for releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-03 - Referred to Criminal Justice [SB82 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SB82-Introduced.html
  87R1783 BDP-D
 
  By: Miles S.B. No. 82
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to job interview restrictions for releasees from the Texas
  Department of Criminal Justice.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter D, Chapter 508, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 508.1143 to read as follows:
         Sec. 508.1143.  CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS ON RELEASEE JOB
  INTERVIEWS PROHIBITED. A parole officer may not limit the number of
  job interviews that a releasee may attend per day.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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