Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 62.354
Motion, Hearing, and Order Concerning Person Required to Register Because of Out-of-state Adjudication


(a)

A person required to register as a sex offender in this state because of an out-of-state adjudication of delinquent conduct may file in the juvenile court of the person’s county of residence a petition under Article 62.351 (Motion and Hearing Generally) for an order exempting the person from registration under this chapter.

(b)

If the person is already registered as a sex offender in this state because of an out-of-state adjudication of delinquent conduct, the person may file in the juvenile court of the person’s county of residence a petition under Article 62.353 (Motion, Hearing, and Order Concerning Person Already Registered) for an order removing the person from sex offender registries in this state.

(c)

On receipt of a petition under this article, the juvenile court shall conduct a hearing and make rulings as in other cases under this subchapter.

(d)

An order entered under this article requiring removal of registration information applies only to registration information derived from registration in this state.
Reenacted and amended by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1008 (H.B. 867), Sec. 1.01, eff. September 1, 2005.
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