H.B. No. 2124
  relating to victim notification regarding the release of a
  defendant who was acquitted by reason of insanity in a criminal
         SECTION 1.  Section 4(d)(8), Article 46.03, Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is transferred to Subchapter A, Chapter 46C, Code of
  Criminal Procedure, redesignated as Article 46C.003, Code of
  Criminal Procedure, and amended to read as follows:
         Art. 46C.003.  VICTIM NOTIFICATION OF RELEASE [(8)     Victim
  Notification of Release].  If the court issues an order [under
  Subdivision (4) or (5)] that requires the release of an acquitted
  person on discharge or on a regimen of outpatient care, the clerk of
  the court issuing the order, using the information provided on any
  victim impact statement received by the court under Article 56.03
  or other information made available to the court, shall [provide
  name, address, and phone number information to the Texas Department
  of Criminal Justice victim services division to enable the division
  to] notify the victim or the victim's guardian or close relative of
  the release.  [The victim services division shall notify any victim
  or guardian or close relative named in the victim impact statement
  or other information.]   Notwithstanding Article 56.03(f), the
  clerk of the court may inspect a victim impact statement for the
  purpose of notification under this article [subdivision].
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 2124 was passed by the House on April
  6, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 139, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 2124 was passed by the Senate on May
  25, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________