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Under House Bill 393, a new Texas law requires drunk drivers to pay child support if a child kills a parent or guardian. The law, which took effect on Friday, requires people convicted of drunk driving to pay compensation in the form of child support.

The law says that offenders must pay these fees until the child turns 18 or until the child graduates from high school, whichever is later. 

 If the person is unable to pay compensation due to imprisonment, he must pay “after”, or “on the first day of release”, according to the law. Republican Government. The bill was signed into law by Greg Abbott in June, according to the Texas bill-tracking website.

In July, Abbott said he was willing to support the law. “I am pleased that HB 393, which obliges criminals to pay child support to the children of their victims, is enacted this year.”

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