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Relating to the definition of close relative of a deceased victim for purposes of certain laws relating to the release of an inmate on parole or to mandatory supervision.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
HB 2036 would expand the definition of a close relative of a deceased crime victim in the context of parole hearings, clarifying that it includes close relatives of the victim regardless of whether the victim's death was related to the crime or not.
Texas Action is neutral on HB 2036.