Tex. Code of Crim. Proc. Article 63.019
School Records System


(a)

On enrollment of a child under 11 years of age in a school for the first time at the school, the school shall:

(1)

request from the person enrolling the child the name of each previous school attended by the child;

(2)

request from each school identified in Subdivision (1), the school records for the child and, if the person enrolling the child provides copies of previous school records, request verification from the school of the child’s name, address, birth date, and grades and dates attended; and

(3)

notify the person enrolling the student that not later than the 30th day after enrollment, or the 90th day if the child was not born in the United States, the person must provide:

(A)

a certified copy of the child’s birth certificate; or

(B)

other reliable proof of the child’s identity and age and a signed statement explaining the person’s inability to produce a copy of the child’s birth certificate.

(b)

If a person enrolls a child under 11 years of age in school and does not provide the valid prior school information or documentation required by this section, the school shall notify the appropriate law enforcement agency before the 31st day after the person fails to comply with this section. On receipt of notification, the law enforcement agency shall immediately check the clearinghouse to determine if the child has been reported missing. If the child has been reported missing, the law enforcement agency shall immediately notify other appropriate law enforcement agencies that the missing child has been located.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1084, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Renumbered from Human Resources Code Sec. 79.017 by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 19.01(8)(B), eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

Source: Article 63.019 — School Records System, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/CR/htm/CR.­63.­htm#63.­019 (accessed May 25, 2024).

63.001
Definitions
63.002
Missing Children and Missing Persons Information Clearinghouse
63.003
Function of Clearinghouse
63.004
Report Forms
63.005
Distribution of Information
63.006
Release of Dental Records
63.007
Release of Medical Records
63.008
Missing Children Program
63.009
Law Enforcement Requirements Generally
63.010
Attorney General to Require Compliance
63.011
Missing Children Investigations
63.012
Report of Inquiry
63.013
Information to Clearinghouse
63.014
Cross-checking and Matching
63.0015
Presumption Regarding Parentage
63.015
Availability of Information Through Other Agencies
63.0016
Attempted Child Abduction by Relative
63.016
Donations
63.017
Confidentiality of Certain Records
63.018
Death Certificates
63.019
School Records System
63.020
Duty of Schools and Other Entities to Flag Missing Children’s Records
63.021
System for Flagging Records
63.022
Removal of Flag from Records
63.0041
Reporting of Attempted Child Abduction
63.051
Definitions
63.052
Establishment of Dna Database for Missing or Unidentified Persons
63.053
Information Stored in Database
63.054
Comparison of Samples
63.055
Standards Collection
63.056
Collection of Samples from Unidentified Human Remains
63.057
Duty of Law Enforcement Agency to Notify Appropriate Persons Regarding Provision of Voluntary Sample
63.058
Release Form
63.059
Protocol for Obtaining Samples Relating to High-risk Missing Persons
63.060
Submission of Sample to Center
63.061
Destruction of Samples
63.062
Confidentiality
63.063
Criminal Penalty
63.064
Civil Penalty
63.065
Missing Persons Dna Database Fund
63.066
Backlog of Unidentified Human Remains: Advisory Committee and Outsourcing
63.0091
Law Enforcement Requirements Regarding Reports of Certain Missing Children
63.0515
Criminal Justice Agency

Accessed:
May 25, 2024

Art. 63.019’s source at texas​.gov