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C.S.S.B. 1064 amends the Family Code to clarify that a court is authorized to render an order to assist DFPS in an investigation of a report of child abuse or neglect. The bill clarifies that if consent to transport a child for purposes relating to an interview or investigation cannot be obtained, the court having family law jurisdiction, including any associate judge designated by the court, on presentation of an application supported by an affidavit executed by an investigator or authorized representative of DFPS and finding that the affidavit is sufficient and without prior notice or a hear
Pursuant to Article IV, Section 14, of the Texas Constitution, I, Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, do hereby disapprove of and veto Senate Bill No. 1440 of the 81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, due to the following objections. . .[See link for more]