82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 351, Chapter 690 Page: 6 of 11
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H.B. No. 351
1 to expunction. The defendant shall provide to the district court
2 all of the information required in a petition for expunction under
3 Section 2(b). The attorney for the defendant in the case in which
4 the defendant was acquitted, if the defendant was represented by
5 counsel, or the attorney for the state, if the defendant was not
6 represented by counsel, shall prepare the order for the court's
8 Sec. la. (a) The trial court presiding over a case in which
9 a defendant is convicted and subsequently granted relief or
10 pardoned on the basis of actual innocence of the offense of which
11 the defendant was convicted. if the trial court is a district court,
12 or a district court in the county in which the trial court is
13 located shall enter an order of expunction for a person entitled to
14 expunction under Article 55.01(a) (1) (B)(ii) not later than the 30th
15 day after the date the court receives notice of the pardon or other
16 grant of relief. The person shall provide to the district court all
17 of the information required in a petition for expunction under
18 Section 2(b).
19 (b) The attorney for the state shall:
20 (1) prepare an expunction order under this section for
21 the court's signature; and
22 (2) notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice if
23 the person is in the custody of the department.
24 (c) The court shall include in an expunction order under
25 this section a listing of each official, agency, or other entity of
26 this state or political subdivision of this state and each private
27 entity that there is reason to believe has any record or file that
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 351, Chapter 690, legislative document, June 17, 2011; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth311518/m1/6/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.