Sworn Complaints


HB 3216 – Notice of Complaint

Amends Government Code § 571.123(b)

HB 3216 relates to the sworn complaint procedures. The bill provides that, after a complaint is filed, the Commission shall immediately attempt to contact and notify the respondent by telephone or e-mail. Effective 06/19/09


HB 3218 – Filing of Complaint

Amends Government Code §§ 571.122(a), 571.123(c)
Adds Government Code §§ 571.122(b-1), 571.1221

HB 3218 relates to the sworn complaint procedures. The bill provides that a sworn complaint must be filed on a form prescribed by the Commission, and the prescribed form must require the complainant to provide certain contact information for both the complainant and the respondent. The bill requires an individual to be a Texas resident to be eligible to file a sworn complaint with the Commission, and the individual must attach to the complaint certain documentation as proof of residency. Effective 06/19/09
New Sworn Complaint Form

Last Revision: June 25, 2009

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