Texas Code Of Criminal Procedure § 42a.106 Record Not Confidential; Right To Petition For Order Of Nondisclosure

Art. 42A.106. RECORD NOT CONFIDENTIAL; RIGHT TO PETITION FOR ORDER OF NONDISCLOSURE. (a) Except as provided by Section 552.142, Government Code, a record in the custody of the court clerk regarding a case in which a defendant is granted deferred adjudication community supervision is not confidential.

(b) Before placing a defendant on deferred adjudication community supervision, the court shall inform the defendant of the defendant's right to petition the court for an order of nondisclosure under Section 411.081, Government Code, unless the defendant is ineligible to pursue that right because of:

(1) the nature of the offense for which the defendant is placed on deferred adjudication community supervision; or

(2) the defendant's criminal history.

Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 770 (H.B. 2299), Sec. 1.01, eff. January 1, 2017.

Text of article effective on January 01, 2017

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