HBA-CBW S.B. 252 77(R) BILL ANALYSIS Office of House Bill AnalysisS.B. 252 By: Harris Juvenile Justice & Family Issues 3/25/2001 Engrossed BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Currently, in a suit for dissolution of a marriage, a receiver may be appointed by the court to preserve and protect the property of the parties. In some cases, a person who holds a lien against a property may not know of the court's appointment of a receiver. Senate Bill 252 requires the receiver to notify each lienholder during a suit for dissolution of a marriage. 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. ANALYSIS Senate Bill 252 amends the Family Code to require a receiver for the preservation and protection of the property of the parties in a suit for dissolution of a marriage to give notice of the appointment to each lienholder of any property under the receiver's control not later than the 30th day after the date a receiver is appointed. EFFECTIVE DATE September 1, 2001.