New laws, increased funding to help domestic violence victims from el paso times,

Thursday, July 16, 2015

img-icon-newsThe Texas Council on Family Violence and the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence on Wednesday recognized members of El Paso’s legislative delegation for their efforts in passing legislation providing those resources during the 84th Legislature that wrapped up last month.

“Their leadership is not benefitting only El Paso families, but every family that has been affected by violence across the state of Texas,” the state council’s CEO Gloria Terry said.

Among the bills becoming effective in September is one which requires that protective orders be entered into the Texas Crime Information Center, the law enforcement agencies’ primary database, within three days of being issued.

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