Felony Restrictions by Code
Below is a listing of the Texas Codes that contain statutory restrictions on convicted felons. Click on a code to view the restrictions we have been able to identify within that code. We do not warrant this to be a complete listing of all restrictions for felons.
§145.003. Liability For Negligent Hiring By In-Home Service — Presumption Of No Negligence
(a) This section applies only to an action against an in-home service company or residential delivery company that:
(1) arises out of a criminal act or omission by an officer or employee of the company as to whom the company has obtained criminal history record information under Section 145.002(1);
(2) is brought by or on behalf of a person whose home the officer or employee entered while in the performance of the employee's job duties, without regard to where the criminal act or omission occurred; and
(3) seeks damages from the company for the negligent hiring of the officer or employee.
(b) In an action to which this section applies, an in-home service company or residential delivery company is rebuttably presumed to have not acted negligently if:
(1) at the time a person was hired, the company obtained criminal history record information regarding the officer or employee under Section 145.002(1); and
(2) the criminal history record information shows that, in the 20 years preceding the date the information was obtained for a felony or in the 10 years preceding the date the information was obtained for a Class A or Class B misdemeanor, the officer or employee had not been convicted of, or placed on deferred adjudication for:
(A) an offense in this state classified as:
(i) an offense against the person or the family;
(ii) an offense against property; or
(iii) public indecency; or
(B) an offense in another jurisdiction that would be classified in a category described by Paragraph (A) if the offense had occurred in this state.
This Chapter may be cited as The Sue Weaver Act.