Sex Offender Laws

Texas Law To Update Sex Offender-Civil Commitment ProgramGovernor Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill to update the Texas sex offender civil-commitment program and clarify when offenders face return to prison.
Proposed Ordinance Details Where Sex Offenders Can LiveA proposed Dallas city ordinance would prohibit registered sex offenders from living near places where children gather. The locations would include areas close to schools, playgrounds and parks.
Texas Sex Offenders In Sight Of Rare Policy Win The GOP-controlled Texas Senate has passed a bill to remove employer information from Texas' online sex offender registry.