House Bill 3016 - Texas Record Sealing Law

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 3016 into law on June 15, 2017. This law went into effect on September 1, 2017. This new piece of legislation will also be retroactive – which means that individuals may benefit from this new law regardless of the date of offense and/or date the plea was entered. Specifically see Government Code, Section 411.0716(a) – detailing how this new law will apply to DWI’s committed before, on, or after September 1, 2017.