Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code
Sec. § 106.12
Expunction of Conviction or Arrest Records of a Minor


(a)

Any person convicted of not more than one violation of this code while a minor, on attaining the age of 21 years, may apply to the court in which he was convicted to have the conviction expunged.

(b)

The application shall contain the applicants sworn statement that he was not convicted of any violation of this code while a minor other than the one he seeks to have expunged.

(c)

If the court finds that the applicant was not convicted of any other violation of this code while he was a minor, the court shall order the conviction, together with all complaints, verdicts, sentences, prosecutorial and law enforcement records, and other documents relating to the offense, to be expunged from the applicants record. After entry of the order, the applicant shall be released from all disabilities resulting from the conviction, and the conviction may not be shown or made known for any purpose.

(d)

Any person placed under a custodial or noncustodial arrest for not more than one violation of this code while a minor and who was not convicted of the violation may apply to the court in which the person was charged to have the records of the arrest expunged. The application must contain the applicants sworn statement that the applicant was not arrested for a violation of this code other than the arrest the applicant seeks to expunge. If the court finds the applicant was not arrested for any other violation of this code while a minor, the court shall order all complaints, verdicts, prosecutorial and law enforcement records, and other documents relating to the violation to be expunged from the applicants record.

(e)

The court shall charge an applicant a fee in the amount of $30 for each application for expunction filed under this section to defray the cost of notifying state agencies of orders of expunction under this section.

(e)

The court shall charge an applicant a reimbursement fee in the amount of $30 for each application for expunction filed under this section to defray the cost of notifying state agencies of orders of expunction under this section.

(f)

The procedures for expunction provided under this section are separate and distinct from the expunction procedures under Chapter 55, Code of Criminal Procedure.
Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 515, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 258, ch. 107, Sec. 13, eff. Sept. 1, 1981; Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 285, Sec. 11, eff. Sept. 1, 1986; Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 462, Sec. 12, eff. Sept. 1, 1986.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 886 (S.B. 1426), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 464 (H.B. 2059), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 464 (H.B. 2059), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2017.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 346), Sec. 2.01, eff. January 1, 2020.
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