Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.053
Preservation of Evidence Containing Biological Material


(a)

The department:

(1)

shall maintain a storage space for the preservation of evidence containing biological material that is delivered to the department under Article 38.43 (Evidence Containing Biological Material)(f), Code of Criminal Procedure; and

(2)

may maintain a storage space for the preservation of evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense.

(b)

The department shall adopt rules relating to the delivery, cataloging, and preservation of evidence stored under this section.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1179 (H.B. 3594), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2009.
Redesignated from Government Code, Section 411.052 (Federal Firearm Reporting) by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 91 (S.B. 1303), Sec. 27.001(15), eff. September 1, 2011.
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