Crime Victim Services Division Legislative Highlights

A summary of legislation that impacts the Crime Victim Services Division:

SB 157 Relating to the definition of criminally injurious conduct for purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.

Effective Date: September 1, 2007


HB 1042 Relating to excepting certain crime victim information from required disclosure under the Public Information law.

Effective Date: September 1, 2007


SB 1580 - Relating to the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by TDCJ.

Effective Date: May 15, 2007


SB 74 Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding victims of family violence, sexual assault, or stalking, including the creation of an Address Confidentiality Program (ACP).


HB 1751 Relating to the imposition and use of a fee on certain sexually oriented businesses (SOBs) and certain programs for the prevention of sexual assault.