E-filing in Hidalgo County approved by the House of Representatives

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The e-filing bill was approved by the House on Wednesday and is now heading to the desk of Governor Rick Perry.

House Bill 349 would make Hidalgo County the first in Texas to allow attorneys in all criminal cases to file pleadings and documents electronically.

Once signed by the governor, the bill will go into effect on September 1, 2015.

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