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HB 1574 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to documentation regarding an arrest of a person without a warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2872 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the authority to issue an arrest warrant or citation for certain Class C misdemeanors committed by certain children on school property. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3738 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3773 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certain persons arrested under a warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 630 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to documentation regarding an arrest of a person without a warrant. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1425 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2300 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to eliminating telegraph transmission as a method to communicate certain information in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3239 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the procedures applicable to the revocation of a person's release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3909 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the execution of an arrest or search warrant. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 1506 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 211 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1439 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the temporary sealing of certain complaints or affidavits on which arrest warrants are based. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 976 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the issuance of a warrant or summons by a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2316 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to county powers, duties, and services, including the powers and duties of certain districts, and the authorization of certain health care programs and studies. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2472 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the reporting of certain warrant or capias information to the national crime information center. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3526 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring certain victim information to be attached to certain arrest warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 86 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to municipal contracts for enforcement of outstanding traffic violation arrest warrants. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1060 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain procedures for forwarding a warrant of arrest or a complaint in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2873 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the punishment prescribed for the offense of evading arrest or detention. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3485 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain county, municipal, district, and other governmental functions, procedures, powers, duties, and services, including certain criminal procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3886 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the release of an affidavit presented to a magistrate in support of the issuance of an arrest warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 387 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain procedures for forwarding a warrant of arrest or a complaint in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1176 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the punishment prescribed for the offense of evading arrest or detention. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2123 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the administration of certain county services and duties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2438 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph | et. al.
Relating to imposing a duty on a sheriff to report certain warrant or capias information to a national database. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 188 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to a promise to appear in court for speeding offenses. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 773 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal trespass by illegal aliens and to certain procedures for arresting illegal aliens suspected of committing criminal offenses. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 47 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to imposing a civil penalty on a clerk who fails to make available to the public certain information with respect to an arrest or search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 1374 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the referral of criminal cases to certain magistrates. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2104 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of hindering apprehension or prosecution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2120 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the administration of county government and the exercise of powers at the county level. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 2271 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of failure to identify. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2885 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to an arrest warrant or complaint for the issuance of a bad check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2977 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the establishment of criminal law hearing officers in Hidalgo County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3130 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain procedures for the handling of criminal cases in justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 336 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the referral of criminal cases to certain magistrates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1049 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the efficient administration and certain powers of county government. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1427 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the establishment by the Department of Public Safety of a database for a tracking system for certain warrants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 13 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in support of the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/03
HB 982 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest when a person confesses to committing a felony. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1835 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the issuance of citations to and the arrest of persons for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1849 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the revocation process for certain persons released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1965 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the revocation process for releasees who violate conditions of release on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 1986 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain matters affecting the handling of a criminal defendant after arrest and before trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2144 78-0 (2003) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to authority of certain peace officers to make arrests outside their jurisdictions. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 2685 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the due diligence required of certain officers in regard to the execution or attempted execution of warrants alleging violations of conditions of community supervision. House: Law Enforcement Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 840 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
Relating to the authority of peace officers to make certain arrests outside of their jurisdictions. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1144 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the revocation process for releasees who violate conditions of release on parole or mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1707 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in support of the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1896 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest when a person confesses to committing a felony. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 511 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in support of the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 512 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the release on bond of certain persons arrested without a warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1395 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest when a person confesses to committing a felony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1654 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the disclosure to the public of information in certain arrest warrants and the affidavits filed in connection with the application for those warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1261 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the disclosure to the public of information in certain arrest warrants and the affidavits filed in connection with the application for those warrants. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 73 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to screening for criminal history and drug use of applicants for public assistance benefits by health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 121 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to permitting an arrest without warrant for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 122 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 582 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the fee paid by a defendant for the execution or processing of an arrest warrant or capias. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 854 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the identification of certain persons confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice who are subject to a warrant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1100 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to contracts for enforcement of certain arrest warrants. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1246 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in connection with the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1858 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the identification of defendants confined in a state jail felony facility who are subject to a warrant. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2055 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the regulation of bail bondsmen and of private investigators acting on behalf of sureties on bail bonds; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 2604 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to screening for criminal history of applicants for certain financial assistance. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3139 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the county in which a petition for expunction of certain criminal records and files may be filed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3435 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the effect on a period of community supervision of the issuance of a capias or warrant alleging a violation of a condition of community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 163 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the fee paid by a defendant for the execution or processing of an arrest warrant or capias. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1000 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in connection with the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 274 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the report of the escape of a child committed to the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1175 70-0 (1987) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to certain arrests made without warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1176 70-0 (1987) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the circumstances in which a peace officer may break down the door of a residence when making an arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate conferees appointed
SB 82 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Blackwood, Bill
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make warrantless arrests outside his jurisdiction, to his duties after making the arrest, and to worker's compensation insurance for such peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 126 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to the issuance of a search warrant based on the sworn oral statement of a peace officer to a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1236 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the issuance of a warrant for the arrest of a criminal defendant upon application by his surety; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
HB 357 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the arrest without a warrant of a person on the basis of information received by a peace officer while the officer is legally detaining the person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 715 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the arrest without a warrant of certain persons charged with the offense of driving while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn by author
HB 824 69-0 (1985) Author: Blackwood, Bill
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make warrantless arrests outside his jurisdiction and to his duties after making the arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 1260 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to local government cooperation to enforce through administration of motor vehicle registration a warrant issued for the arrest of a person who has failed to appear or pay a fine on a complaint for which punishment is by fine only. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1257 69-0 (1985) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the issuance and extent of warrants issued by certain authorities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1331 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the execution of a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1034 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Robinson, Phyllis
Relating to the collection of special expenses by an incorporated city, town, or village. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1361 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the offense of evading arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1117 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to warrantless arrests in family disputes. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 1071 65-0 (1977) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the authority of employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department to serve arrest warrants for investigate violations of criminal trespass. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Pollution Control
HB 117 63-0 (1973) Author: McDonald, Sr., T.H. Authorizing warrants of certain magistrates to extend to every part of the state; amendign Articles 15.06, 15.07, and 15.08, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 371 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to the execution of search warrants for narcotics in certain situations without giving notice of purpose.
SB 196 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to arrest without warrant of persons about to escape after committing a misdemeanor involving violence against another person.
SB 201 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to prohibiting the resistance of any lawful arrest by an officer; providing penalties.
HB 642 59-0 (1965) Author: Markgraf, Jim Relating to arrest and search without warrant.
SB 157 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to making it unlawful for any peace officer to arrest any person for an offense against the laws of this State when such offense is classified as a misdemeanor, except where such arrest is under a warrant of arrest; providing offenses to which the Act shall not apply; fixing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 94 47-0 (1941) Author: Hoyo, John C. | et. al. Relating to amending the General and Special Laws relative to the issuance of an arrest warrant in lunacy cases, whereby the sheriff or constable executing said warrant with the consent of any State Hospital Superintendent may place said person in such Hospital to be taken before the County Judge.
HB 717 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure as it relates to who may make an arrest.
HB 287 29-0 (1905) Author: Edwards, R. M. Relating to amending Article 258, and Article 259 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, relating to warrants of arrest, issued by magistrates and district and county clerks.
SB 32 26-0 (1899) Relating to amending Article 128, Title 9, Chapter 1, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to the apprehension of lunatics.

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