Texas Government Code

Sec. § 72.155
Restricted Access to Protective Order Registry


(a)

The registry must include a copy of each application for a protective order filed in this state and a copy of each protective order issued in this state, including a vacated or expired order. Only an authorized user, the attorney general, a district attorney, a criminal district attorney, a county attorney, a municipal attorney, or a peace officer may access that information under the registry.

(b)

The office shall ensure that an authorized user, the attorney general, a district attorney, a criminal district attorney, a county attorney, a municipal attorney, or a peace officer is able to search for and receive a copy of a filed application for a protective order or a copy of an issued protective order through the registry’s Internet website.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 16 (S.B. 325), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2019.
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