By: Wentworth S.B. No. 999 Line and page numbers may not match official copy. Bill not drafted by TLC or Senate E&E. A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT 1-1 relating to making certain affidavits required for the issuance of 1-2 search warrants available for public inspection. 1-3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-4 SECTION 1. Article 18.01(b), Code of Criminal Procedure, is 1-5 amended to read as follows: 1-6 (b) No search warrant shall issue for any purpose in this 1-7 state unless sufficient facts are first presented to satisfy the 1-8 issuing magistrate that probable cause does in fact exist for its 1-9 issuance. A sworn affidavit setting forth substantial facts 1-10 establishing probable cause shall be filed in every instance in 1-11 which a search warrant is requested. The affidavit is public 1-12 information if executed, and the magistrate's clerk shall make a 1-13 copy of the affidavit available for public inspection in the 1-14 clerk's office during normal business hours.