Texas Government Code

Sec. § 76.016
Victim Notification


(a)

A department, using the name and address provided by the attorney representing the state under Article 56A.454 (Victim Contact Information)(b), Code of Criminal Procedure, shall immediately notify a victim of the defendant’s crime or, if the victim has a guardian or is deceased, notify the guardian of the victim or close relative of the deceased victim of:

(1)

the fact that the defendant has been placed on community supervision;

(2)

the conditions of community supervision imposed on the defendant by the court; and

(3)

the date, time, and location of any hearing or proceeding at which the conditions of the defendant’s community supervision may be modified or the defendant’s placement on community supervision may be revoked or terminated.

(b)

In this section, “close relative of a deceased victim,” “guardian of a victim,” and “victim” have the meanings assigned by Article 56A.001 (Definitions), Code of Criminal Procedure.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 9.08(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1034, Sec. 9, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 469 (H.B. 4173), Sec. 2.41, eff. January 1, 2021.
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