By: Talton H.B. No. 2728
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to violations of certain conditions of parole or mandatory
supervision; providing criminal penalties.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Chapter 38, Penal Code, is amended by adding
Section 38.114 to read as follows:
Sec. 38.114. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH CONDITIONS OF PAROLE OR
MANDATORY SUPERVISION. (a) A person commits an offense if the
person is required as a condition of release on parole or mandatory
(1) obtain the permission of the pardons and paroles
division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice before
changing addresses and to notify the division of the location of the
new residence and the person fails to obtain permission or notify
the division as required; and
(2) report to a parole officer and the person fails to
report as required on two consecutive occasions.
(b) An offense under this section is a state jail felony.
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2003.