By Thompson H.B. No. 912 76R2220 CMR-D 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. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Subchapter F, Chapter 411, Government Code, is 1-6 amended by adding Section 411.1285 to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 411.1285. ACCESS TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD 1-8 INFORMATION: DOMESTIC RELATIONS OFFICE. (a) A domestic relations 1-9 office created under Chapter 203, Family Code, is entitled to 1-10 obtain from the department criminal history record information that 1-11 relates to a person who is a subject of a social study under 1-12 Subchapter D, Chapter 107, Family Code. 1-13 (b) The department shall provide the domestic relations 1-14 office with criminal history record information not later than the 1-15 10th day after the date on which the criminal history record 1-16 information is requested. 1-17 (c) Criminal history record information requested under this 1-18 section, including information included in a report of a social 1-19 study filed under Section 107.054, Family Code, may not be released 1-20 or disclosed by a domestic relations office to a person other than 1-21 the court ordering the social study except on court order or with 1-22 the consent of the person who is the subject of the criminal 1-23 history record information. 1-24 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1999, and 2-1 applies only to a social study ordered on or after that date. A 2-2 social study ordered before the effective date of this Act is 2-3 governed by the law in effect on the date the social study was 2-4 ordered, and the former law is continued in effect for that 2-5 purpose. 2-6 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 2-7 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 2-8 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 2-9 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 2-10 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.