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November 4, 2020

86.0011. Duty to Enter Information into Statewide Law Enforcement Information System

(a) On receipt of an original or modified protective order from the clerk of the issuing court, a law enforcement agency shall immediately, but not later than the third business day after the date the order is received, enter the information required by Section 411.042(b)(6), Government Code, into the statewide law enforcement information system maintained by the Department of Public Safety.

(b) In this section, “business day” means a day other than a Saturday, Sunday, or state or national holiday.