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handle is hein.ssl/sstx0277 and id is 1 raw text is: TEXAS SESSION LAWS 2011
GENERAL AND SPECIAL
Eighty-Second Legislature, Regular Session
CHAPTER 871
S.B. No. 86
AN ACT
relating to municipal contracts for enforcement of outstanding traffic violation arrest warrants.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. Section 702.002, Transportation Code, is repealed.
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives a vote of two-thirds of all the
members elected to each house, as provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If
this Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this Act takes effect
September 1, 2011.
Passed the Senate on March 31, 2011: Yeas 31, Nays 0; passed the House on May 23,
2011: Yeas 142, Nays 0, one present not voting.
Approved June 17, 2011.
Effective June 17, 2011.
CHAPTER 872
S.B. No. 116
AN ACT
relating to protective orders against dating violence.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. This Act shall be known as the Kristy Appleby Act.
SECTION 2. Subsection (a), Section 71.0021, Family Code, is amended to read as follows:
(a) Dating violence means an act, other than a defensive measure to protect oneself, by
an actor [indiridual] that-
(1) is committed against a victim:
(A) [another ind-idual] with whom the actor [that-p ] has or has had a dating
relationship; or
(B) because of the victim's marriage to or dating relationship with an individual with
whom the actor is or has been in a dating relationship or marriage; and
(2) [that] is intended to result in physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or sexual assault
or that is a threat that reasonably places the victim [indiizidual] in fear of imminent
physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or sexual assault[, but does not include defen-1s;ive
measures to protect onese!f.
SECTION 3. Subsection (b), Section 82.002, Family Code, is amended to read as follows:
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