Tex. Code of Crim. Proc. Article 55A.054
Expiration of Limitations Period


A person to whom this subchapter applies is entitled to have all records and files relating to the arrest expunged if prosecution of the person for the offense for which the person was arrested is no longer possible because the limitations period has expired.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 765 (H.B. 4504), Sec. 1.001, eff. January 1, 2025.

Source: Article 55A.054 — Expiration of Limitations Period, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/CR/htm/CR.­55A.­htm#55A.­054 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

55A.001
Applicability of Subchapter
55A.002
Following Trial Court Acquittal
55A.003
Pardon for Actual Innocence
55A.004
Pardon for Reason Other than Actual Innocence
55A.005
Unlawful Carrying of Handgun
55A.006
Mistaken Identity
55A.051
Applicability of Subchapter
55A.052
Indictment or Information Not Presented
55A.053
Indictment or Information Dismissed or Quashed
55A.054
Expiration of Limitations Period
55A.101
Appellate Court Acquittal or Recommendation of Attorney Representing State
55A.151
Conviction or Potential Prosecution Arising from Same Criminal Episode
55A.152
Driver’s License Suspension or Revocation
55A.153
Arrest for Violation of Community Supervision
55A.154
Certain Persons Absconding After Arrest
55A.201
Trial Court Acquittal
55A.202
Pardon for Actual Innocence
55A.203
Certain Specialty Court Programs
55A.204
Duties of Attorney Representing State Regarding Expunction Order
55A.205
Required Content of Expunction Order
55A.206
Required Retention of Certain Documents by Court
55A.251
Filing of Petition
55A.252
Filing Certain Petitions in Justice or Municipal Court
55A.253
Contents of Petition
55A.254
Hearing
55A.255
Entry of Expunction Order
55A.256
Application for Expunction Based on Mistaken Identity
55A.257
Department of Public Safety May File Petition on Person’s Behalf
55A.258
Expunction on Behalf of Deceased Person
55A.301
Required Content
55A.302
Retention of Certain Records After Expunction
55A.303
Appeal
55A.351
Notice of Expunction Order
55A.352
Duty of Department of Public Safety
55A.353
Disposition of Expunged Records
55A.354
Disposition of Records Expunged Due to Mistaken Identity
55A.355
Providing Expunged Records to Person Who Is Subject of Expunction
55A.356
Inspection and Disposition of Court’s Records Concerning Expunction
55A.357
Retention of Financial Transaction Records
55A.401
Effect of Final Expunction Order
55A.402
Offense for Violation of Expunction Order
55A.451
Notice of Expunction Law to Persons Released Following Arrest

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

Art. 55A.054’s source at texas​.gov