Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.154
Enforcement by Court Order


(a)

On the request of the director, a district or county attorney or the attorney general may petition a district court for an order requiring a person to:

(1)

comply with this subchapter or a rule adopted under this subchapter; or

(2)

refrain from acting in violation of this subchapter or a rule adopted under this subchapter.

(b)

The court may issue an order requiring a person:

(1)

to act in compliance with this subchapter or a rule adopted under this subchapter;

(2)

to refrain from acting in violation of this subchapter or a rule adopted under this subchapter;

(3)

to provide a DNA sample; or

(4)

if the person has already provided a DNA sample, to provide another sample if good cause is shown.

(c)

An order issued under this section is appealable as a criminal matter and if appealed is to be reviewed under an abuse of discretion standard.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 595, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1224 (H.B. 1068), Sec. 16, eff. September 1, 2005.
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