H.B. No. 68
relating to public nuisance actions involving criminal street
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 125.061(2), Civil Practice and Remedies
Code, is amended to read as follows:
(2) "Continuously or regularly" means at least five
times in a period of not more than 12 [
SECTION 2. For purposes of determining whether gang
activities are continuous or regular, the change in law made by this
Act applies only to a gang activity that occurs on or after the
effective date of this Act, or in the six-month period immediately
preceding the effective date of this Act. A gang activity that
occurred more than six months before the effective date of this Act
is covered by the law as it existed when the gang activity occurred,
and that law is continued in effect for that purpose.
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 68 was passed by the House on March
22, 2005, by a non-record vote.
Chief Clerk of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 68 was passed by the Senate on May 24,
2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate