H.B. No. 3314
relating to a requirement that an attorney ad litem appointed for a
child file a statement with the court regarding the attorney ad
litem's meeting with the child or other specified person.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1i. Section 107.004(d), Family Code, is amended to
read as follows:
(d) Except as provided by Subsection (e), an attorney ad
litem appointed for a child in a proceeding under Chapter 262 or 263
(1) meet before each court hearing with:
(A) [-)-] the child, if the child is at least
four years of age; or
(B)  the individual with whom the child
ordinarily resides, including the child's parent, conservator,
guardian, caretaker, or custodian, if the child is younger than
four years of age; and
(2) if the child or individual is not present at the
court hearing, file a written statement with the court indicating
that the attorney ad litem complied with Subdivision (1).
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3314, Chapter 573. [Austin, Texas]. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth311477/. Accessed October 1, 2014.