HBA-NMO S.B. 23 76(R)BILL ANALYSIS Office of House Bill AnalysisS.B. 23 By: Nelson Criminal Jurisprudence 3/29/1999 Engrossed BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Current law provides that an emergency protection order issued by a magistrate remains in effect until the 31st day after the order's date of issuance. S.B. 23 increases the effective time of an emergency protective order issued by a magistrate to 61 days after the order's date of issuance. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY It is the opinion of the Office of House Bill Analysis that this bill does not expressly delegate any additional rulemaking authority to a state officer, department, agency, or institution. SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS SECTION 1. Amends Section 17.292(i), Code of Criminal Procedure, to provide that an order for emergency protection issued under this article (Magistrate's Order for Emergency Protection) remains in effect until the 61st, rather than the 31st, day after the date of issuance. SECTION 2. Makes application of this Act prospective. SECTION 3. Effective date: September 1, 1999. SECTION 4. Emergency clause.