Honorable David Dewhurst, Lieutenant Governor, Senate
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB279 by Nelson (Relating to a prohibition against certain court orders in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship during a parent's military deployment.), As Passed 2nd House
The bill would amend the Family Code relating to a prohibition against certain court orders in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship during a conservator parent's military deployment, military mobilization, and temporary military duty. The bill would add SUBCHAPTER L relating to military duty and would add the definitions for a designated person, military deployment, military mobilization, and temporary military duty. To the extent the bill would amend court procedures relating to temporary custody orders involving a service member of the armed forces that is a conservator of a child, the provisions of the bill are not anticipated to increase judicial workloads or result in a significant fiscal implication to the State.
The bill would repeal Sections 153.3161 and 156.410 of the Family Code.
The bill would take effect September 1, 2009.
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