By Thompson H.B. No. 912 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to access to criminal history record information by a 1-3 domestic relations office for a social study or a commissioners 1-4 court for a county child welfare board member. 1-5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-6 SECTION 1. Subchapter F, Chapter 411, Government Code, is 1-7 amended by adding Sections 411.1285 and 411.1286 to read as 1-8 follows: 1-9 Sec. 411.1285. ACCESS TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD 1-10 INFORMATION: DOMESTIC RELATIONS OFFICE. (a) A domestic relations 1-11 office created under Chapter 203, Family Code, is entitled to 1-12 obtain from the department criminal history record information that 1-13 relates to a person who is a subject of a social study under 1-14 Subchapter D, Chapter 107, Family Code. 1-15 (b) The department shall provide the domestic relations 1-16 office with criminal history record information not later than the 1-17 10th day after the date on which the criminal history record 1-18 information is requested. 1-19 (c) Criminal history record information requested under this 1-20 section, including information included in a report of a social 1-21 study filed under Section 107.054, Family Code, may not be released 1-22 or disclosed by a domestic relations office to a person other than 1-23 the court ordering the social study except on court order or with 1-24 the consent of the person who is the subject of the criminal 2-1 history record information. 2-2 Sec. 411.1286. ACCESS TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD 2-3 INFORMATION: COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURTS; COUNTY CHILD WELFARE 2-4 BOARD MEMBERS. The commissioners court of a county is entitled to 2-5 obtain from the department criminal history record information 2-6 maintained by the department that relates to a member of a county 2-7 child welfare board appointed by the commissioners court under 2-8 Section 264.005, Family Code. 2-9 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1999, and 2-10 applies only to a social study ordered on or after that date. A 2-11 social study ordered before the effective date of this Act is 2-12 governed by the law in effect on the date the social study was 2-13 ordered, and the former law is continued in effect for that 2-14 purpose. 2-15 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 2-16 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 2-17 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 2-18 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 2-19 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.