Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 62.057
Status Report by Supervising Officer or Local Law Enforcement Authority


(a)

If the juvenile probation officer, community supervision and corrections department officer, or parole officer supervising a person subject to registration under this chapter receives information to the effect that the person’s status has changed in any manner that affects proper supervision of the person, including a change in the person’s name, online identifiers, physical health, job or educational status, including higher educational status, incarceration, or terms of release, the supervising officer shall promptly notify the appropriate local law enforcement authority or authorities of that change. If the person required to register intends to change address, the supervising officer shall notify the local law enforcement authorities designated by Article 62.055 (Change of Address; Lack of Address)(b). Not later than the seventh day after the date the supervising officer receives the relevant information, the supervising officer shall notify the local law enforcement authority of any change in the person’s job or educational status in which the person:

(1)

becomes employed, begins to carry on a vocation, or becomes a student at a particular public or private institution of higher education; or

(2)

terminates the person’s status in that capacity.

(b)

Not later than the later of the seventh day after the date of the change or the first date the applicable authority by policy allows the person to report, a person subject to registration under this chapter shall report to the local law enforcement authority designated as the person’s primary registration authority by the department any change in the person’s name, online identifiers, physical health, or job or educational status, including higher educational status.

(c)

For purposes of Subsection (b):

(1)

a person’s job status changes if the person leaves employment for any reason, remains employed by an employer but changes the location at which the person works, or begins employment with a new employer;

(2)

a person’s health status changes if the person is hospitalized as a result of an illness;

(3)

a change in a person’s educational status includes the person’s transfer from one educational facility to another; and

(4)

regarding a change of name, notice of the proposed name provided to a local law enforcement authority as described by Sections 45.004 (Order) and 45.103 (Order), Family Code, is sufficient, except that the person shall promptly notify the authority of any denial of the person’s petition for a change of name.

(d)

Not later than the seventh day after the date the local law enforcement authority receives the relevant information, the local law enforcement authority shall notify the department of any change in the person’s job or educational status in which the person:

(1)

becomes employed, begins to carry on a vocation, or becomes a student at a particular public or private institution of higher education; or

(2)

terminates the person’s status in that capacity.
Reenacted and amended by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1008 (H.B. 867), Sec. 1.01, eff. September 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 755 (S.B. 689), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2009.
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