SB 1078 seeks to increase access and opportunities to housing, education, and employment for people facing the reintegrative challenges associated with having a criminal legal record. This bill amends Section 20.05(a)(4) of the state’s Business and Commerce Code to reduce the duration that a consumer reporting agency can report on an indictment, record of arrest, or conviction from 7 to 4 years. This proposed change brings the code in line with research, that shows that a person’s risk of recidivating significantly decreases over time.
Criminal Discovery
Immigrant Children & Families
Mental Health
Juvenile Justice
Other Issues
Payday & Auto Title Lending Reform
Bail Reform & Pretrial Justice
Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse
Civil Asset Forfeiture
Clean Slate Texas
Coerced Debt
Criminal Justice
Debt Collection
Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing
Education Justice
Fair Financial Services
Fines & Fees
Foster Care & Courts
Homeless Youth