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HB 155 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to notice provided to a court regarding a defendant confined in a state jail felony facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 256 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 363 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 428 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 507 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 650 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 659 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to the collection of information regarding the parental status of inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 872 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Peter | et. al.
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and other public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 918 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan | et. al.
Relating to providing discharged or released inmates with certain documents, including documents to assist the inmate in obtaining employment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 1/1/20
HB 936 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to a study on reducing the level at which the air temperature in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is regulated. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1191 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to an annual report concerning the number of inmates who have been in the conservatorship of a state agency responsible for providing child protective services. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1271 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the award of good conduct time to certain inmates; changing parole eligibility. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1499 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to authorizing the comptroller to release a reported owner's unclaimed property to the owner's crime victim in certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1621 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a public junior college district by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1653 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 1680 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1956 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain contract and notice requirements applicable to certain facilities used to house inmates or releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1979 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to prohibiting the confinement of inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in facilities operated by private vendors. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2158 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to the availability of peer support services in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2168 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to a trauma history screening for certain defendants and inmates. House: Corrections Received from the House
HB 2448 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to a strategic plan to reduce recidivism by facilitating stable employment for persons who are preparing to reenter communities of this state after incarceration. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2540 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to a report on the prevalence of dyslexia and illiteracy among incarcerated persons. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 2724 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to a proxy for a member of the legislature visiting a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2744 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the access of a female inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to certain educational and vocational programs and services. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2772 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al. Relating to the release to mandatory supervision of certain inmates confined in a county jail. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2873 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the room placement of individuals with Alzheimer's disease or dementia in health care facilities and correctional facilities. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2897 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the provision of services by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's developmentally disabled offender program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3015 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain inmates. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3109 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to certain entities' access to information in criminal justice information databases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3227 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the availability of and access to certain programs and services for persons in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3310 86-0 (2019) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to assisting inmates in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in obtaining federal veterans disability benefits. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 3311 86-0 (2019) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the verification of the veteran status of inmates and prisoners. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3357 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3409 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to requirements for training regarding trauma for judges, prosecuting attorneys, correctional officers, and law enforcement officers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3472 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to a rodeo hosted by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; authorizing a fee. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3526 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the duties of and training for certain officers and jailers regarding the child safety check alert list. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3529 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the creation of a family violence pretrial diversion pilot program in Bexar County. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3636 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to DeWitt County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3885 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the composition of the Homeland Security Council. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4044 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to the funding of community supervision and corrections departments. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4104 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to the punishment for the offense of prostitution and to programs for certain defendants charged with or convicted of prostitution. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4169 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the criminal penalties for certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4460 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 4510 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the use of restraints on a pregnant woman in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4594 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; changing eligibility for and conditions of community supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 4604 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the provision of training and technical assistance provided by the division. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4754 86-0 (2019) Author: Lopez, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a study on the number of active releasees on a parole officer's caseload. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 155 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 173 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for certain costs incurred in confining certain persons arrested following release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 188 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 321 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the temperature at which a facility operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is maintained. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 461 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan | et. al. Relating to providing certain discharged or released inmates with documentation to assist in obtaining employment. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 562 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to criminal or juvenile procedures regarding persons who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability and the operation and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 619 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1287 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the composition of the Homeland Security Council. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 1661 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to legislative oversight and funding of deferred maintenance projects. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1687 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1803 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill | et. al.
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1846 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the use of restraints on a pregnant woman in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1848 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to certain contract and notice requirements applicable to certain facilities used to house inmates or releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2186 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the provision of training and technical assistance provided by the division. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2555 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the presence of a spiritual leader during the execution of a person. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 104 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notification provided to certain victims of criminal offenses. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 187 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide notice to certain persons of the right to vote. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 239 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to a report regarding the confinement of pregnant inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 342 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to notice provided to a court regarding certain defendants placed on state jail felony community supervision. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 553 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 618 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to certain notices and information about certain releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that are provided to or made accessible to criminal justice agencies and to notification of an executive clemency recommendation by the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 770 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the purchase of iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in the United States for certain state, state-aided, and governmental entity construction projects. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 821 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 865 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to establishing a veterans services coordinator for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a veterans reentry dorm program for certain state jail defendants confined by the department. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 943 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment of the Transgender Healthcare Advisory Committee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 965 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the authority of a retail public water utility to require an operator of a correctional facility to comply with water conservation measures. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1041 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the review of certain privately operated residential facilities for persons released on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1046 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to a veterans coordinator for the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1203 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a requirement that certain state agencies report on border security operations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1274 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1421 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding inmate grievances. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1522 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1550 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to the confinement in a county jail of a person pending a transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the reimbursement of certain costs of confinement. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1601 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the release on bail of a person arrested under a warrant issued by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1947 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Scholarship Program for certain students at participating two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2448 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the award of good conduct time to certain inmates. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2451 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to a proxy for a member of the legislature visiting a facility operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2724 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to community supervision in this state and the waiver or modification of certain fees, fines, and costs imposed on certain defendants; changing fees applicable to community supervision or a defendant's participation in certain programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2904 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the memorandum of understanding among certain agencies to coordinate services provided to persons needing multiagency services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2931 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3053 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the availability of certain dates of birth under the public information law. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3130 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the establishment of an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3269 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a protocol for contraband searches conducted by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice during extreme weather conditions. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3402 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3697 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to notice provided by an applicant to house inmates released on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3819 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper contact with a victim and to providing certain rights to a victim of a criminal offense and the victim's family regarding contact by an inmate or an inmate's representative. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 78 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the disposition of state surplus or salvage data processing equipment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 264 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: White, James | et. al.
Relating to an application made by a peace officer, county jailer, or state correctional officer to obtain a license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 485 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 556 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 677 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 767 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to accounting for costs incurred by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as a result of the presence in this state of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1011 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the establishment of an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1332 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the availability of certain dates of birth under the public information law. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1582 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to community supervision in this state and the waiver or modification of certain fees, fines, and costs imposed on certain defendants; changing fees applicable to community supervision or a defendant's participation in certain programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1612 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1669 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1826 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to notification regarding the release of certain sex offenders and to the reporting of vehicle registration information for sex offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1853 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to notice provided by an applicant to house inmates released on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1856 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 210 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to victim-offender mediation services offered by the victim services division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 307 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to a study on the feasibility and potential costs and benefits of implementing a pay-for-performance contract program for certain criminal justice programs and services. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 310 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 362 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to notification provided to certain victims of criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 569 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to providing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice with information regarding reentry and reintegration resources. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 618 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to eligibility for course credit and high school diplomas of students enrolled in educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 634 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the rights of a guardian of a person in the criminal justice system. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 710 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 714 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar | et. al. Relating to certain bonuses offered to certain correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 875 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the verification of the veteran status of inmates and prisoners. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 904 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1007 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the purchase of iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in the United States for certain state, state-aided, and governmental entity construction projects. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1015 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to notice provided to a court regarding certain defendants placed on state jail felony community supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1083 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to a mental health assessment of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1084 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1204 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide notice to certain persons of the right to vote. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1211 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the provision of medical care to inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1529 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1546 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1587 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to disclosing certain information about each substance used to execute a person convicted of capital murder. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1855 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to training, continuing education, and weapons proficiency standards for correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2110 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the scheduling of an execution date and the issuance of a warrant of execution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2189 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to a developmentally disabled offender program established by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2263 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to warrants or orders issued to obtain location information from wireless communications devices and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2448 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to examine the state jail system within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2547 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Fort Bend County. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2640 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2869 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to study issues related to community supervision and corrections departments. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3112 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to a report to the Legislative Budget Board on the border security functions of certain state agencies. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
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 3303 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the Office of the Independent Oversight Ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3409 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to eligibility for course credit and high school diplomas of students enrolled in educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3726 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to establishing a veterans services coordinator for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a veterans rehabilitation dorm program for certain state jail defendants confined by the department. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3731 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to certain notices and information about certain releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that are provided to or made accessible to criminal justice agencies. House: Corrections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3841 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain violent offenses against children or offenses involving family or dating violence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
SB 82 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to community supervision for certain drug possession offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 99 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the supervised reentry into the community of certain inmates nearing their date of discharge from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 126 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 380 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 578 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to providing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice with information regarding reentry and reintegration resources. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 589 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 746 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; amending provisions subject to criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 890 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to restricting the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain inmates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 891 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the operations of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, including conditions of confinement of certain inmates and required training for correctional officers employed by the department. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 942 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to warrants or orders issued to obtain certain information through installation or use of global positioning system wireless device trackers, international mobile subscriber identity locators, or other devices or equipment, and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1024 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: White, James | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for course credit and high school diplomas of students enrolled in educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1071 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to requiring notice of the scheduling of an execution date and the issuance of a warrant of execution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1704 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. Senate: Criminal Justice Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1762 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the provision of medical care to inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 361 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to group health benefits coverage for dependents of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 466 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to providing voter registration application forms to certain discharged inmates. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 558 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the purchase of iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in the United States for certain state, state-aided, and governmental entity construction projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 634 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the verification of an inmate's veteran status by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 686 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 877 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the establishment of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Oversight Committee. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 968 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmate grievance system. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1038 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1450 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to pay-for-performance contracts for certain criminal justice programs and services. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1541 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a study on recidivism rates for certain juveniles committed to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1543 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for reappointment of the independent ombudsman of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and the authority of the independent ombudsman in regard to juveniles in custody in certain facilities other than the department's facilities. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 1632 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information of peace officers, county jailers, security officers, employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or a prosecutor's office, or judges and their spouses. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1992 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2289 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Windham School District and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2398 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a study of and report regarding Texas Department of Criminal Justice visitation policies. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2544 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to victim-offender mediation services offered by the victim services division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2598 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to AIDS, HIV, and hepatitis education and testing for inmates, state jail defendants, and employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2650 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight Committee, the appointment of members, and the members' duties and responsibilities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2652 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to providing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice with information regarding reentry and reintegration resources. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2653 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the establishment of a procedure for providing incentives for or imposing intermediate sanctions on a person who violates certain conditions of community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2719 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to collecting and reporting information concerning inmates who have been in the conservatorship of a state agency responsible for providing child protective services and concerning inmate parole, reentry, and integration. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2734 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of the Texas State Jail Committee to study and make recommendations concerning the state jail system. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2810 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the disposition of surplus data processing equipment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 2811 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve | et. al. Relating to programs provided by volunteer and faith-based organizations to inmates in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2812 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to an annual report by the reentry and integration division and the parole division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 3056 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the penalty for the offense of leaving the scene of an accident that involves personal injury or death. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3271 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a license to carry a concealed handgun for certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3420 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the carrying of firearms by certain off-duty employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in certain locations; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3531 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to establishing a peer education program for offenders in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3533 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to notifying the next of kin of a person confined in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of a change in the person's eligibility to receive visitors. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HJR 80 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the governor to declare a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 90 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to community supervision for certain drug possession offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 213 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Windham School District and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 345 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to certain programs for inmates, including the abolition of the state boot camp program and the use of programs by volunteer and faith-based organizations. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 688 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 808 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to county participation in a program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 826 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to notification regarding the anticipated release of a potential predator from civil commitment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 1157 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the transfer of certain state property in Walker County from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to the board of regents of the Texas State University System. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1290 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to group health benefits coverage for dependents and family members of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1522 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the procedures applicable to the revocation of a person's release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1717 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department in regard to juveniles in custody in facilities other than juvenile justice facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1739 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight Committee, the appointment of members, and the members' duties and responsibilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1802 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 51 83-2 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to human sexuality and health, including the regulation of abortion; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 200 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the notification of the release of certain inmates given to certain courts, law enforcement agencies, and the United States Social Security Administration. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 351 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 417 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to claims for compensation for wrongful imprisonment and group health benefits coverage for persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 569 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the computation of certain supplemental funding for community supervision and corrections departments. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 694 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain inmates who complete a rehabilitation program. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 988 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to compensatory time accrued by a correctional officer employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1003 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to a deferred retirement option for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 1009 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to procedures for obtaining informed consent before certain postmortem examinations or autopsies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 1073 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to discharging or releasing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from regional release facilities. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1297 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration and to certain requirements concerning illegal criminal aliens in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1299 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the supervised reentry into the community of certain inmates nearing their date of discharge from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1381 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the service of civil process on an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1552 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the monitoring of and the provision of certain information regarding certain high-risk sex offenders. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1599 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the sale of prison-made products to nonprofit organizations. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1763 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the timely transfer of certain inmates from county jails to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Meeting cancelled
HB 1770 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the payment of temporary housing costs for certain inmates released or eligible for release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1879 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of money appropriated out of the general revenue fund for the provision of postsecondary educational programs to persons confined or imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1908 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain providers of correctional health care. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1940 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain matters affecting the supervision of persons released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain hearings conducted concerning persons released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 2143 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the conditions of community service of certain offenders and the reentry and reintegration of offenders released or discharged from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Meeting cancelled
HB 2348 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to certain standards applicable to certain prisoners confined in a county jail pending transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2354 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the installation and use of a pen register, ESN reader, trap and trace device, mobile tracking device, or similar equipment in a correctional facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2448 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the creation of offices of inspectors general at the Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Youth Commission, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Department of Transportation, and Texas Education Agency; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2518 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System for the use and benefit of the Texas Forest Service. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2650 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the establishment of a procedure for imposing intermediate sanctions on a person who violates certain conditions of community supervision. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2689 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain inmates entering certain pleas by mail or certain secure electronic transmissions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2735 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2844 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the supervision of certain people convicted of a criminal offense and to the organization and operation of certain correctional entities. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2870 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2945 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3195 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3239 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the testing of certain inmates for all types of Hepatitis. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3281 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3350 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the maximum age of commitment of certain juveniles to the Texas Youth Commission. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3365 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to a warden or certain facility employees providing information or a recommendation to a parole panel regarding an inmate eligible for parole. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3366 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to the placement of certain state jail felons on community supervision. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3386 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the supervision of certain people convicted of a criminal offense and to the organization and operation of certain correctional entities. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3459 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3538 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision or on super-intensive supervision parole. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3649 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to law enforcement and criminal justice. House: Appropriations Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3650 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to cash payments provided to an inmate released on parole, mandatory supervision, or conditional pardon from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3661 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to abolishing the state boot camp program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3691 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and community justice plans. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3761 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the treatment of and services provided to certain inmates in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, to the provision of medical care to inmates in the custody of the department, to the release of inmates on parole and other forms of supervised release, and to certain other matters affecting the department. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3762 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to creating a transparent and deliberative process by which execution procedures are determined. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3763 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the release of inmates in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or other forms of supervised release. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3764 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 170 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3459. Filed
HCR 171 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3459. Filed
HJR 97 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 315 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the agencies and entities responsible for compiling and maintaining information pertaining to criminal combinations and criminal street gangs. House: Corrections
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 652 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to governmental and certain quasi-governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 749 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to provision of notice regarding and limitation of attorney's fees for services provided in connection with the making of a wrongful imprisonment claim. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 884 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the retention of good conduct time by an inmate whose release on parole or to mandatory supervision is revoked. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 973 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the reformation of the sentences of juveniles convicted of capital felonies after being transferred to criminal court. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 976 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the supervised reentry into the community of certain inmates nearing their date of discharge from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1055 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to reports concerning and the reporting of the use of certain funds by community supervision and corrections departments and to the preparation of commitment reduction plans by those departments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1076 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to community supervision for certain drug possession offenses and to a person's eligibility for an order of nondisclosure following a term of community supervision for any of those offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1154 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to a task force for the development of a strategy to reduce child abuse and neglect and improve child welfare. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1233 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1379 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to a deferred retirement option for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1530 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1583 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1686 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to group health benefits coverage for persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 26 82-1 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system and to studies regarding delivery of health care services by certain nurses. House: Corrections Received from the House
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 22 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the use of the Internet by sex offenders and to the collection and exchange of information regarding those offenders. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 93 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the reinstatement of good conduct time suspended during a term of imprisonment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 137 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to compensatory time accrued by a correctional officer employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 285 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the use of tobacco products and cigarettes on property owned, used, or controlled by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 867 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to the City of Burnet. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1003 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to notice provided to certain victims or witnesses regarding certain inmates or defendants who are electronically monitored. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1049 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the deduction of membership fees for correctional employee organizations from a state employee's salary. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1311 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Mitchell County. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1481 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain offenses regarding the possession or use of a cellular telephone by an inmate or defendant in a correctional or detention facility and to the detection and monitoring of that possession or use. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1641 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the eligibility requirements for voting by persons convicted of a felony. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1711 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to establish a comprehensive reentry and reintegration plan for offenders released or discharged from a correctional facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 1868 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to distribution of sexual barrier protection devices to inmates and state jail defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the testing of certain inmates for HIV. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1870 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the manner in which inmates may receive certain cash payments on discharge or release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1899 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain inmates who complete a rehabilitation program. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1958 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al. Relating to the release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain inmates who complete a rehabilitation program. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2100 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2161 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to a personal identification certificate or driver's license issued to present or former inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2269 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2289 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to discharging or releasing inmates from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice at or near certain department facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2415 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the enforcement of a court order requiring an inmate imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to pay child support. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2426 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general, including the required appointment of deputy inspectors general at the Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Youth Commission, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Education Agency, and Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2816 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the deduction of membership fees for correctional employee organizations from a state employee's salary. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 2818 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of videoconferencing in certain proceedings involving inmates confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3106 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the amount of hazardous duty pay for certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3123 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the provision of case management services to inmates with certain illnesses. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3202 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to authorizing the transfer of certain real property held by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3205 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 3226 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the payment of temporary housing costs for certain individuals who are released or are eligible for release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3227 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the requirement of a preliminary hearing for certain persons released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice who are alleged to have violated a condition of release. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3439 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the development and use of an inmate skills development assessment instrument by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3598 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment of an electronic monitoring pilot program by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3605 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3649 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to a policy regarding the receipt of books by mail by an inmate in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3671 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the documents that are required for the transfer of a defendant from a county to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3721 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the training and certification of certain members or former members of the military as correctional officers. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3976 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3992 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the computation of certain supplemental funding for community supervision and corrections departments. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4058 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to creating an offense for persons imprisoned or confined in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to use the mail to harm or threaten to harm certain other persons. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4178 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the creation of the Reentry Policy Council to review corrections policies, programs, and procedures for inmates released into the community. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 4181 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain professionals employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4307 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the creation of the office of inspector within the State Auditor's Office and the appointment of deputy inspectors general at the Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Youth Commission, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Education Agency, and Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4438 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to the Texas Forest Service. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4586 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority and prescribing limitations regarding appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 4678 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the use of an offender identification card or similar form of identification as proof of identity for an applicant for a driver's license or commercial driver's license. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 4684 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to state prisoners in a county jail. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HJR 24 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
SB 141 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility requirements for voting by persons convicted of a felony. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 425 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to develop and use an operations manual for maintaining certain environmental conditions inside certain confinement facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 829 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the maintenance of records by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice concerning certain financial obligations of inmates released on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 831 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain directions given to state jail felons at the time of discharge from a state jail felony facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 976 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to distribution of sexual barrier protection devices to inmates and state jail defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1086 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the location, operation, and management of certain correctional residential facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1173 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to certain procedures for delivery of a warrant of execution and modifications or withdrawals of a warrant of execution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1206 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Edwards, Al
Relating to the release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain inmates who complete a rehabilitation program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1321 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to discharging or releasing inmates from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice at or near certain department facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1455 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the operation of prison diversion progressive sanctions programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1652 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Mitchell County. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1653 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the deduction of membership fees for correctional employee organizations from a state employee's salary. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1783 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Relating to the use of an offender identification card or similar form of identification as proof of identity for an applicant for a driver's license or commercial driver's license. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1786 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to establish a comprehensive reentry and reintegration plan for offenders released or discharged from a correctional facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1844 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to revenue received from the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1847 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph
Relating to the provision of services to a wrongfully imprisoned person who is discharged from a correctional facility. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1848 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the provision of reentry, reintegration, and other services to a wrongfully imprisoned person who is discharged from a correctional facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1916 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hodge, Terri
Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after an individual receives a pardon or a grant of certain other relief with respect to the offense for which the individual was arrested. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1948 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a study regarding a supervised reentry program for certain inmates nearing their date of discharge from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
House passage as amended reported
SB 1953 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to authorizing the transfer of certain real property held by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2176 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the timely transfer of inmates from certain county jails to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 2228 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Coryell County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 2280 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the Reentry Policy Council to review corrections policies, programs, and procedures for inmates released into the community. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2304 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the amount of hazardous duty pay for certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2309 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2584 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reporting of certain felons incarcerated in Texas jails to federal authorities. House: Corrections
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 43 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the use of tobacco products and cigarettes on property owned, used, or controlled by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 47 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision of educational services to certain inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 168 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the efficient use by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of county jail beds provided by contract between the department and counties. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 197 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the provision of intervention or counseling services to certain persons who have committed family violence and to a process for accrediting those services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 199 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to a residential infant care program for mothers confined in Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 281 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to state funding of the Windham School District. House: Corrections Postponed
HB 427 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of certain crimes occurring in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections Reported favorably as substituted
HB 429 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a study of the expenses of health care for certain elderly inmates. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 434 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the appointment of certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as peace officers for certain purposes. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 763 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 770 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide notice to certain persons of the right to vote. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 925 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the transfer of certain convicted felons from county jail to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to their ineligibility for bail pending appeal. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 963 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to providing notice of the release or escape of a defendant to certain crime victims and witnesses in criminal trials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1019 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to retirement eligibility and benefits for certain employees of the parole division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1159 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the testing of certain inmates for HIV or AIDS. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1276 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the testing of certain inmates for HIV or AIDS. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1354 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to housing conditions for inmates confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 1515 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the eligibility of persons convicted of a state jail felony to participate in the state boot camp program. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1770 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to housing and medical care for pregnant inmates, or female inmates who have an infant, confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1944 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the elimination of sexual assault against inmates confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2053 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2389 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the right of a minor in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to consent to medical, dental, psychological, and surgical treatment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2497 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to compensatory time accrued by a correctional officer employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2498 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to hazardous duty pay for correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2512 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the capacity and location of correctional facilities operated by the Texas Youth Commission and the transfer of correctional facilities from the Texas Youth Commission to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2990 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to use of certain electronic monitoring technology in certain correctional facilities by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3200 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to funding for community supervision and corrections departments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3526 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to certain discretionary grants made to community supervisions and corrections departments from the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3639 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to an independent office of Inspector General to investigate abuse in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3688 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to the City of Winnsboro. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3736 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to establishing parole officer maximum caseloads. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HCR 177 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Granting Michael "Ricky" Spencer and Mary Walker permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HJR 23 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2893 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 909. Reported enrolled
SB 44 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to the provision of intervention or counseling services to certain persons who have committed family violence and to a process for accrediting those services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 166 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to a prison diversion progressive sanctions program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 185 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to contract with a private vendor for certain correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 453 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Relating to the testing of certain inmates for HIV or AIDS. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 672 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to distribution of sexual barrier protection devices to inmates and state jail defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 909 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee, and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1175 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of sexual assault against inmates confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1347 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to a mandatory DNA record for individuals convicted of certain offenses or adjudicated as having engaged in conduct constituting the commission of certain offenses. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1533 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Burnet County. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1760 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the prosecution, treatment, and rehabilitation of certain sex offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 21 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SR 1203 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 909. Reported enrolled
HB 43 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to conduct a mandatory human immunodeficiency virus test on certain inmates and state jail felons. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 139 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to the hazardous duty performed by certain custodial officers of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 215 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to establishing certain standards for the drug testing of defendants placed on community supervision. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 291 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to victim notification regarding the release of certain defendants following acquittal by reason of insanity. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 429 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide notice to certain persons of the right to vote. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 448 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 488 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to providing notice of the release or escape of a defendant to certain crime victims and witnesses in criminal trials. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 604 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to participation as an annuitant under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 670 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the registration requirements for certain sex offenders and to the duty of certain health care facilities to determine the sex offender status of residents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 867 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the registration and supervision of sex offenders and to state assistance provided to sex offenders; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 967 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to administration of the criminal justice information system. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1068 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the collection and analysis of evidence and testimony based on forensic analysis, crime laboratory accreditation, DNA testing, and the creation and maintenance of DNA records; providing a penalty. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1116 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1383 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to a study of the expenses of health care for certain elderly inmates. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1422 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the use of tobacco products and cigarettes on property owned, used, or controlled by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1423 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the duration of the placement of an inmate in administrative segregation at the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1529 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the provision of educational services to certain inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1530 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the provision of telephone service to inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1635 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to a residential infant care program for mothers confined in Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1681 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the imposition of sanctions on an inmate who refuses to cooperate in the taking of a sample or specimen to create a DNA record. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1782 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the authority of the inspector general of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to issue administrative subpoenas for certain communication records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1841 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the efficient use by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of county jail beds provided by contract between the department and counties. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1916 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the restoration of certain rights to a criminal defendant. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1917 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the procedures for reducing or terminating a term of community supervision imposed on a criminal defendant. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1920 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the imposition of sanctions on defendants who violate conditions of community supervision. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2077 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the prohibition of wireless communications devices in correctional facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing penalties. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2195 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the disclosure of certain confidential health information to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2196 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the transfer of surplus data processing equipment to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2360 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to a pilot project to study the feasibility and effectiveness of contracting for commissary operations in certain correctional facilities. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 2711 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the provision of intervention or counseling services to certain persons who have committed family violence and to a process for accrediting those services. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2745 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the overtime compensation of employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3216 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to report of inmate death. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3217 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to assault by employee on inmate. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3267 79-0 (2005) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the transfer of certain convicted felons from county jail to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 241 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 1068. Signed by the Governor
HJR 14 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 73 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HR 1519 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the founding of the James V Allred Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 2239 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1068. Reported enrolled
HR 2280 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1116. Reported enrolled
SB 1119 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to contract with a private vendor for certain correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1201 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to creating an office of civil rights at certain state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1237 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the transfer of certain convicted felons from county jail to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SR 1078 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1068. Reported enrolled
SR 1099 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1116. Reported enrolled
HB 87 79-3 (2006) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the capacity of certain correctional facilities operated under contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and a private vendor or county commissioners court. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 27 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the duration of the placement of an inmate in administrative segregation at the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 291 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 362 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 382 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the designation of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as a voter registration agency. House: Elections Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 433 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to criminal offenses involving acts against certain activities involving animals or involving natural resources and to civil consequences arising from convictions of those offenses. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 464 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the hazardous duty performed by certain custodial officers of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 863 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to access to certain information about former employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice under the public information law. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1230 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to risk management services for employees of community supervision and corrections departments. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1236 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to information required to be placed in a pen packet accompanying a defendant on transfer from county jail to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1372 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the operation of certain Texas Department of Criminal Justice industries and private sector prison industries programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1480 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the efficient administration of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1669 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and commissioners courts or private vendors for certain facilities. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 1711 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the provision of telephone service to inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1715 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the release on parole or mandatory supervision of certain inmates and to the supervision of persons on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1763 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1850 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the supervision of persons released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1852 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the imprisonment and treatment of inmates serving prison sentences for driving while intoxicated offenses and similar offenses under Chapter 49, Penal Code. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1853 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the operation and maintenance of facilities of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the operation of certain department industries. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1854 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the participation of inmates in work programs at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1904 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the transfer of certain state property and the granting of certain state easements from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to the City of Houston. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2190 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and commissioners courts or private vendors for certain facilities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2343 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Walker County. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2609 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of mental health court programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2618 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the provision of state flags on the death of certain current or former custodial employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and fire protection employees. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3001 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the reorganization and consolidation of state governmental functions and entities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HCR 289 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2343. Signed by the Governor
HJR 22 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 883 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to information required to be placed in a pen packet accompanying a defendant on transfer from county jail to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 982 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the transfer of certain state property and the granting of certain state easements from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to the City of Houston. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1110 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1349 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the participation of community supervision and corrections department employees, retired employees, and dependents of employees and retired employees in the group benefits program for state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
SJR 12 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
HB 44 78-1 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the provision of telephone service to inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 123 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a requirement that inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice participate in educational programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 124 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 261 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the transfer of a defendant from county jail to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice pending an appeal by the defendant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 266 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the conveyance of certain state property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 800 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the rights of victims of crime, the payment of restitution to victims, and the training of certain persons who deal with victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 859 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 941 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the duty of a county to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding certain proceedings in cases of defendants or inmates returned to the county on a bench warrant. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 945 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the duty of a county to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding certain dismissals of criminal cases. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1042 77-0 (2001) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the use of tobacco products on property owned, used, or controlled by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1075 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to certain reports submitted to the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on the use of ignition interlock devices. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1139 77-0 (2001) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the compensation of employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1238 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the rehabilitation of defendants and inmates confined or imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the reduction of recidivism. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1333 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to making emergency appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1480 77-0 (2001) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the compensation of certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1572 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the rights of victims of crime, participation by victims and witnesses in certain criminal proceedings, and the payment of restitution to victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1616 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to suspending crime victims' compensation payments otherwise paid to a person imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1658 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the duty of a county to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding certain dismissals of criminal cases. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1659 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the duty of a county to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding certain proceedings in cases of defendants or inmates returned to the county on a bench warrant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2015 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to build or contract for the construction of a secure correctional facility. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2113 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to the administration and application of the sex offender registration program and to other requirements imposed on sex offenders. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2179 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to indemnification by the state of a chaplain or spiritual advisor under contract with certain state agencies. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2239 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to the use of certain photographs for purposes of the sex offender database maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2247 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to establishing an exit interview process for employees of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2309 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the retirement eligibility and benefits of certain custodial officers in the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2859 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to grant a conservation easement covering certain state property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2993 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Galveston County. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3113 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to grievance procedures for employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3185 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3509 77-0 (2001) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the provision of visitation facilities by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to The Role of the Family in Reducing Recidivism Advisory Committee. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3605 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to use of the design-build method for construction or repair projects by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HJR 56 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 59 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 110 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to use of the design-build method for construction or repair projects by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 636 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the analysis and review of mental illness treatment programs for certain juvenile and adult offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1144 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Galveston County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1206 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to risk assessment procedures used in the sex offender registration program and to duties and immunities for officers and employees who administer the program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1607 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to directing the state's classification officer to reevaluate the classification of all TDCJ employees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1648 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the application of the sex offender registration program to certain persons who violate the laws of another state or violate federal law, including military law. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Public Safety
SB 1795 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to highways, transportation, and the operation of the Texas Department of Transportation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 25 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 127 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the participation of Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmates in community service projects performed by state agencies and local governments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 128 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to participation of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in certain food bank programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 540 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to improper sexual activity between certain law enforcement or correctional personnel and persons under custody or supervision; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 681 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain conduct of state prison inmates. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 788 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the electronic transmission of certain information to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 812 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to contracts for inmate labor entered into by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that provide inmates with access to personal information about persons who are not confined. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1107 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the rights of victims of crime, including participation by victims in certain criminal proceedings and the payment of restitution to victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1112 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to law enforcement personnel of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1318 76-0 (1999) Author: Lengefeld, David
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to manage inmate money and to the procedures for managing inmate money. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1363 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Karnes County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1443 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the use of inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in training dogs to attack. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1489 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the provision of medical care services to inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain administrative matters pertaining to the provision of those services. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1593 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Walker County. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1705 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the continuation and the functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the administration of the Private Sector Prison Industries Oversight Authority, and the administration of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1713 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the harassment of persons by individuals imprisoned or confined in adult or juvenile correctional facilities; creating an offense. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1796 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to a feasibility study on the possible implementation of sentencing guidelines for the Texas criminal justice system. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2943 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to compensatory time accumulated by employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2944 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to the Board of Regents of the Texas State University System. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2952 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the participation of certain inmates and former inmates in certain pilot programs for mental health care. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3167 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain persons employed by the Board of Pardons and Paroles or the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Pensions & Investments Considered in Calendars
HB 3215 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the methods by which the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Youth Commission obtain samples or specimens for the purpose of creating a DNA record. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HR 1294 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 365. Reported enrolled
SB 320 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the collection of fines and court costs from persons released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or mandatory supervision. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 365 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the continuation and the functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the administration of the Private Sector Prison Industries Oversight Authority, the administration of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments, and the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 420 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse
Relating to certain contracts for inmate labor and to criminal and administrative consequences for inmates who gain access to certain information while performing inmate labor. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 463 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Ellis, Dan
Relating to the transfer of certain tracts of state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Walker County and Mitchell County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 806 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the provision of medical care services to inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain administrative matters pertaining to the provision of those services. Senate: Health Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1576 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to notifying local law enforcement officials of the release of certain gang members from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1577 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to training for parole officers who supervise gang members released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 77 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the change in designation and functions of certain facilities under the control of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Meeting cancelled
HB 201 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for release on mandatory supervision of certain inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 214 75-0 (1997) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al. Relating to the provision of health care to an inmate confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 256 75-0 (1997) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the ability of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to enter into contracts for inmate labor that provide inmates with access to personal information about persons who are not confined. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 279 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a requirement that inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice participate in work and educational programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 383 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Relating to the use of inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in training dogs to attack. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 403 75-0 (1997) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the membership of the Correctional Managed Health Care Advisory Committee to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 405 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 438 75-0 (1997) Author: Alvarado, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the implementation of a controlled substances testing program to be administered to inmates housed in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 498 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to requiring inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to pay certain expenses associated with the cost of their confinement. House: Corrections Subcommittee members named
HB 507 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to educational and employment experience requirements for certain individuals hired as guards in facilities that house inmates; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 513 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the provision of health care to an inmate confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Subcommittee members named
HB 548 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the composition of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and the administration of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 818 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to a study of the incidence of dual supervision of certain persons by the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and community supervision and corrections departments and to the reporting of certain arrests to prevent dual supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 819 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to reducing the recidivism rate for individuals under the supervision of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 917 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to contracts for inmate labor entered into by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that provide inmates with access to personal information about persons who are not confined. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1112 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Relating to certain procedures and hearings concerning the revocation of the release status of persons under the supervision of the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the housing of those persons pending the hearings. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/98
HB 1349 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to the ability of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to enter into contracts for inmate labor that provide inmates with access to personal information about persons who are not confined. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1392 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of the fiscal and program audit functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1422 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to prohibiting employment discrimination against certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for refusing to take a polygraph examination. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1427 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the possession and use of tobacco products by employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1565 75-0 (1997) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to reducing the recidivism rate for individuals under the supervision of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1693 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to authorizing the state jail division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to house county jail inmates in a state jail felony facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2324 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the organization and operation of certain prison industries in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the Texas Youth Commission, and certain county correctional facilities, to agricultural programs and work programs of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and to certain funds held in trust for inmates in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2326 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the creation of the victim services division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the assignment of certain powers and duties to that division. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2450 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Department of Human Services to create a pilot program to administer to special needs offenders paroled from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2605 75-0 (1997) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to specifying that certain information about an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is excepted from required disclosure under the open records law and that certain other inmate information is subject to required disclosure under that law. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2730 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the availability of certain material to inmates in correctional facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2738 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to convey real property in exchange for property of equivalent fair market value. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2827 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the death of an inmate in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or imprisoned in a facility operated by or under contract with the department. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2828 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to public access to certain personal information about employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and certain law enforcement personnel. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2918 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the extension of a period of supervision under community supervision for a defendant charged with or convicted of certain sexual or sexually assaultive offenses, to the supervision of certain defendants and inmates on community supervision, parole, or mandatory supervision, to the publication of notice under the sex offender registration program, and to the classification of inmates in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on the basis of need for treatment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3016 75-0 (1997) Author: Price, Albert | et. al.
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Jefferson County or Walker County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3212 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Duval County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3352 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HCR 96 75-0 (1997) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Granting Benita Fogarty permission to sue the state. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 118 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Granting Dick Corporation permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
HCR 132 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Encouraging the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, Texas Youth Commission, Juvenile Probation Commission, county commissioners, and sheriffs to support faith-based correctional programming and facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
SB 37 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to provide maximum flexibility to the department in the use of space and programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 51 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the forfeiture of good conduct time by certain inmates confined in the institutional division or a transfer facility of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 67 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to purchasing procedures used by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 113 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Burnam, Lon
Relating to the duty of the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to notify law enforcement of a prisoner's pending release or transfer to a halfway house. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 188 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to creating an offense for possession of certain information by an inmate of the institutional division or the state jail division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 203 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health care to an inmate confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/98
SB 250 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the repeal of release to mandatory supervision and to parole procedures applicable to certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 289 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the provision of health care to an inmate confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 703 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the consolidation of the fiscal and program audit functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 918 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to funding the costs of apprehending certain inmates for whom warrants are issued by the Board of Pardons and Paroles or the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 1238 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to the issuance of and withdrawal of a warrant for the return to confinement of certain inmates released to the supervision of the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1312 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the consolidation of the fiscal and program audit functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1369 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reducing the recidivism rate for individuals under the supervision of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1443 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1544 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to public access to certain personal information about employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and certain law enforcement personnel. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1610 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the county jail work release program and to participation by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, with the approval of a sheriff, in that program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1611 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the creation of the victim services division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the assignment of certain powers and duties to that division. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1612 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the disposition of proceeds from the sale of state-owned real property under the management of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1658 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to provisions requiring notification of prosecutors, county sheriffs, and municipal chiefs of police by local community supervision and corrections departments prior to the date when persons placed on community supervision change residences and by the pardons and paroles division of the Texas department of criminal justice prior to the date when prisoners are released or change residences. change residences. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1875 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to certain hearings concerning the revocation of the release status of persons under the supervision of the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the housing of those persons pending the hearing. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 29 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Granting Benita Fogarty permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
SCR 44 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Counts, David
Encouraging the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, Texas Youth Commission, Juvenile Probation Commission, county commissioners, and sheriffs to support faith-based correctional programming and facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
SCR 47 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill Granting Dick Corporation permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
HB 91 74-0 (1995) Author: Ramsay, Tom | et. al. Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Coauthor Authorized
HB 255 74-0 (1995) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to requests by the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for criminal history record information on certain parolees and persons released to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 295 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to assigning a unique identification number to an inmate confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 514 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the employment of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice by contractors constructing institutional division facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 520 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to corrections institutions and to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for acquiring, constructing, and equipping corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Governor submitted as emergency
HB 695 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the availability of release to mandatory supervision to an inmate confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 896 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to requiring bidders for certain contracts with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to show proof of support of employment programs for released felons and to the use of that information by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice in awarding contracts. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1180 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to providing employment services and other information to persons formerly sentenced to the institutional division or the state jail division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1433 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the eligibility for release on mandatory supervision of certain inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1459 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to conjugal visitation of inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1538 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the availability to law enforcement agencies of certain information relating to inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1696 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to tuberculosis screening for certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and related managed care plans. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1758 74-0 (1995) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the use of telephones by defendants confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1759 74-0 (1995) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the use or possession of tobacco products by inmates and employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and visitors to the department. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1843 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the photographing and fingerprinting of certain inmates released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1979 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the procedures for selling state property under the management and control of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1980 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the procedures for investigating the death of a person confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing a penalty. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2195 74-0 (1995) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the provision of sex offender treatment to certain inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2237 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to creating an interim committee to study the feasibility of establishing a privately operated telephone service for inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2278 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the transfer of certain facilities between state agencies. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2434 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the creation of a program to provide inmates an alternative to the meals normally provided inmates by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2493 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to oversight of the work program plan operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2503 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to prison inmate liability for destruction of property at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2629 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the adoption of a scheduled admissions policy for the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2654 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to contracts entered into by the prison industries office of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2780 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2782 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the responsibility for the prison industries program within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 182 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilbert, Paul Granting Harbert Construction Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HR 811 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark Urging the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to name the soon-be-completed substance abuse treatment facility in Jefferson County in honor of Judge Richard P. LeBlanc, Jr. Reported enrolled
SB 4 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to corrections institutions and to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for acquiring, constructing, and equipping corrections institutions. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 43 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Combs, Susan | et. al.
Relating to the temporary furlough policy of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Considered in Calendars
SB 44 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Combs, Susan | et. al.
Relating to the provision of good conduct time to inmates sentenced to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 46 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to requiring victim notification when an inmate escapes from a facility operated by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 203 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the availability to certain prisoners of release from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 205 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to temporary furloughs granted to inmates by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 279 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the identification of inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and other convicted persons as illegal criminal aliens. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 302 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to a system of sanctions for inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice who file frivolous suits or take bad faith actions in a suit. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 354 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to access to certain personal information by persons in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; creating an offense and providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 569 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the provision of hospice services to inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 620 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to employment of county residents at Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 693 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to prison inmate liability for destruction of property at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 837 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to television viewing by inmates and defendants in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 838 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the eligibility for release on mandatory supervision of certain inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1188 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to providing immunity from civil suits to persons who communicate, orally or in writing, to the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Economic Development Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 1616 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SCR 3 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Encouraging the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Council on Family Violence to issue a directive that local community supervision and correctional departments work with battering intervention and prevention programs . House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Corrections
SCR 17 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Requesting the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to raise the funding priority of all diversion targeted programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
SCR 67 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Granting Clarence Brandley permission to sue the State of Texas, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. Senate: Administration No action taken in committee
SCR 103 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Granting National Projects, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Criminal Justice. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Administration
Referred to Civil Practices
SCR 104 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Granting MKK-North Star permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Criminal Justice. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 105 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Granting Green International permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Criminal Justice. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 106 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Granting Harbert Construction Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
SJR 21 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to prohibiting persons convicted of offenses committed on or after January 1, 1996, from being released from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 89 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to the availability to certain prisoners of release from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 143 73-0 (1993) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to conjugal visitation of inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 160 73-0 (1993) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to repealing the prohibition against the use of temporary housing for inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 205 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the administration of the criminal justice system. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 310 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to a requirement that the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice transport certain persons to halfway houses. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 355 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to requiring the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide certain information concerning halfway houses to community justice councils. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 501 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen | et. al. Relating to prohibiting former members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and former directors and employees of the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from representing persons before the board; providing penalties. House: Corrections Coauthor Authorized
HB 554 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the operations of the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing penalties. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 569 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the composition of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
HB 864 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to work programs for inmates confined in county jail awaiting transfer to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1003 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the payment of discharge money to and the transportation of inmates released from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1018 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to community justice councils monitoring programs provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1023 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to communication between community justice councils and the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1116 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the use of temporary housing for certain inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1204 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a prohibition against the use of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in programs that train dogs to track or capture inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1205 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a prohibition against the use of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in programs that train dogs to track or capture inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1220 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the management of certain funds of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1281 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring bidders for certain contracts with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to show proof of support of employment programs for released felons and to the use of that information by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice in awarding contracts. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Record vote
HB 1493 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the transfer of persons serving determinate sentences from the Texas Youth Commission to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1602 73-0 (1993) Author: Conley, Karyne | et. al. Relating to the employment of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice by contractors constructing institutional division facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1661 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to access by an inmate of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to certain personal information about employees of the institutional division. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1672 73-0 (1993) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an emergency appropriation to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the lease-purchase of correctional facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1816 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and the Board of Pardons and Paroles with respect to limiting the number of prisoners that may be released on parole and mandatory supervision to a county. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2021 73-0 (1993) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the provision of meals to certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2350 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to requiring inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to earn certain privileges through discipline or rehabilitative efforts. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2354 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the maximum capacity of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the use of certain forms of temporary housing by the institutional division. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2530 73-0 (1993) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to requirements for certain rules and internal procedures of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2535 73-0 (1993) Author: Campbell, Ben
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of a community supervision and corrections department, a commissioners court, or the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to enter into contracts for certain supervision or telecommunications services. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2541 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to cooperative agreements between sheriffs, community supervision and corrections departments, and the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the operation of work programs and community supervision programs. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2670 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the maximum capacity of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the use of certain forms of temporary housing by the institutional division. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2737 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the preparation of documents for the transferring of a defendant to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HCR 89 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Directing the criminal justice and human services agencies of this state to adopt a memorandum of understanding defining the agencies' respective responsibilities for correctional support and treatment of sex offenders in the criminal justice system. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HCR 93 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Resolving that the Texas Department of Criminal Justice undergo a comprehensive performance review during the 1994-1995 biennium. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HCR 104 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Granting permission to Clarence Brandley to sue the State of Texas, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Texas Department of Public Safety. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
HCR 135 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Granting Green International permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 2 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to prohibiting persons convicted of offenses committed on or after January 1, 1994, from being released from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HR 59 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley Directing the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide for a proportionate allocation of parolees and parole officers to Harris County. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
SB 75 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the operations of the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 133 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to a prohibition on activities of former officers and certain employees of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Pardons and Paroles Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 171 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to state prisons and to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the operation of state prisons and intermediate sanction facilities, discretionary grants, and payments to counties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 378 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to maximizing the availability of federal funds to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the efficient and economical operation of the department. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
See remarks
SB 456 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for certain offenses motivated by bias or prejudice and to the conditions of community supervsion or parole of persons convicted of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 532 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the creation of the state jail division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the operations of other divisions of the department and community supervision and corrections departments, to the certification of certain offenders, and to the confinement of certain felons convicted of state jail felonies or awaiting transfer from county jails to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing penalties; making an appropriation from the economic stabilization fund. House: Corrections
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 724 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the county in which a defendant released on parole or mandatory supervision must reside as a condition of release and to a report by the Criminal Justice Policy Council on the number of inmates released to each county. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 837 73-0 (1993) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the regulation of smoking in cells housing inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, certain public areas in the institutional division, and vehicles transporting inmates of the institutional division. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1057 73-0 (1993) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of temporary housing for certain inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 32 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Granting Clarence Brandley permission to sue the State of Texas, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Texas Department of Public Safety. Senate: Administration Posting rule suspended
SCR 50 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri
Directing the criminal justice and human service agencies of this state to adopt a memorandum of understanding defining the agencies' respective responsibilities for correctional support and treatment of sex-offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
HB 15 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a prohibition against the use of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in programs that train dogs to track or capture inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 16 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a prohibition against the use of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in programs that train dogs to track or capture inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 36 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an emergency appropriation to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the lease-purchase of correctional facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 39 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to conjugal visitation of inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Record vote
HB 97 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the composition of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 124 72-0 (1991) Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Relating to the manner in which maximum capacity is established or increased for units in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, to the manner in which the systemwide capacity of the institutional division is increased, and to the housing of inmates in the institutional division. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 133 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to a prohibition on the allocation of admissions to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the duty of the division to accept convicted felons. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 159 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the conversion of certain correctional facilities operated by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to facilities operated by private vendors or counties. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 160 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to contracts with the Texas Board of Criminal Justice for the financing, construction, operation, maintenance, or management of secure correctional facilities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 161 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the abolition of temporary furloughs for inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 293 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the employment of inmates in the prison industries program of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the payment of those inmates. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 295 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the awarding of commissary credits as work incentives for certain inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 347 72-0 (1991) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the punishment and sentencing of persons convicted of offenses prohibiting controlled substances, dangerous drugs, and alcohol in facilities of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 612 72-0 (1991) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to a requirement that the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice obtain a specimen of body tissue from certain inmates for possible use in future criminal investigations. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 653 72-0 (1991) Author: McCollough, Parker
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the length of time a child found to have engaged in delinquent conduct may be sentenced to commitment to the Texas Youth Commission with a transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 659 72-0 (1991) Author: McCollough, Parker Relating to the offense of making a false unsworn declaration by an inmate of a county jail or the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 699 72-0 (1991) Author: Fleuriet, Kenneth Relating to the membership of a crime victim, guardian of a crime victim, or close relative of a deceased crime victim on the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 729 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the availability of certain personnel records of employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 780 72-0 (1991) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the creation of a treatment program for inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice who have committed sexual offenses. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 868 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to prohibiting employment discrimination against certain peace officers and employees of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for refusing to take a polygraph examination. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 987 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the use of property and proceeds derived from criminal asset forfeiture to build prisons for the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1066 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to a study of the manner in which inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice prove worthiness to begin obtaining good conduct time. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1188 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the offense of aggravated assault on an employee of a county, municipal, or private jail or an employee of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, or a member of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1568 72-0 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime and institutional vandalism; allowing civil actions for those crimes; allowing the collection and maintenance of information about those crimes; and prohibiting inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from receiving hate publications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1582 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the Role of the Family in Reducing Recidivism Advisory Committee to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Youth Commission, and to the duties of that committee. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1663 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to contracts for remodeling or renovating facilities of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1664 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the operation of an alternative incarceration program by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1666 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the housing in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of persons punished for violation of probation. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1667 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the exclusion of wells on land owned or leased by the board of criminal justice from regulation by the Fort Bend Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1673 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to limiting the authority of a court that sentences a defendant to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to exercise jurisdiction over the department or its officers or employees. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1674 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the authority of a court to order a convicted felon to participate in an alternative incarceration program operated by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the manner in which the division operates that program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1675 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the use of certain facilities of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the imposition of sanctions on probationers. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1676 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the urban prerelease program at the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the Role of the Family in Reducing Recidivism Advisory Committee to the institutional division. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1677 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to disciplinary procedures for certain employees of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1999 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the proper assignment of duties and powers among the divisions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the manner in which those divisions carry out the functions of the department. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2002 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the manner in which maximum capacity is established or modified for units in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or in correctional facilities operated for the division by private vendors, and to the housing and provision of necessary services to institutional division inmates. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2023 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the funding of schools within the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2034 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the classification of certain felony offenses and to the establishment of a work program operated by the insitutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to punish persons convicted of those offenses and benefit the state and its political subdivisions. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably with amendments
HB 2110 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to emergency appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2177 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the offenses of aggravated assault and deadly assault on an employee of a county, municipal, or private jail, an employee of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, or a member of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2291 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2381 72-0 (1991) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to maintain records on recidivism of inmates. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2680 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to contracts awarded by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to test, transport, store, treat, or dispose of hazardous waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2694 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to easements granted by the Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2765 72-0 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the definition of "capacity" of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the issuance of bonds for prison construction. House: Appropriations Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2798 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the duty of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to accept inmates. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2865 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the composition of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, the employment of parole commissioners to make certain parole decisions, and to the manner in which decisions regarding population management are made in emergency overcrowding situations in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2882 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to manage inmate population at the institutional division during emergency overcrowding situations. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Motion withdrawn
HCR 107 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Granting Liberty Mutual permission to sue the State of Texas, the comptroller and the Department of Criminal Justice. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HCR 124 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Requesting the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to examine each unit within the division to determine whether the capacity of the unit may be increased without subjecting the inmates to unconstitutional confinement. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HCR 126 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Granting Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Criminal Justice. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HCR 230 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James Granting Donald Alford and Alford Flying Service permission to sue the state and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 21 72-0 (1991) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to the establishment by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice of standards for population and capacity of the institutional division, to the award of administrative good conduct time and advancement of parole eligibility dates in an emergency overcrowding situation, to the acceptance by the institutional division of inmates from certain counties on a priority basis, and to the establishment of parole guidelines used in the determination of parole eligibility. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 109 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to prohibiting employment discrimination against certain peace officers and employees of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for refusing to take a polygraph examination. Senate: State Affairs Refer to s/c on Regulatory Agencies
SB 328 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the residence status for educational purposes of an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 583 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Granoff, Al
Relating to the Role of the Family in Reducing Recidivism Advisory Committee to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Youth Commission, and to the duties of that committee. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 767 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime violence and hate crime vandalism; allowing civil acyions for those crimes; allowing the collection and maintenance of information about those crimes; and prohibiting inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from receiving hate publications. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 791 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of a sheriff to require certain defendants convicted of felonies and awaiting transfer to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to participate in work programs operated by the sheriff. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1563 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted | et. al. Relating to the composition of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, the employment of parole commissioners to make certain parole decisions, and to the manner in which decisions regarding population management are made in emergency overcrowding situations in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1596 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to reducing overcrowding in jails and promoting a more effective state criminal justice system, including provisions relating to maintenance and operation tax rate, the composition of the Criminal Justice Policy Council, the creation of the Texas Sentencing and Corrections Commission, performance rewards payments to certain counties, and conditions of parole; and repealing certain statutes related to criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
SCR 63 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Granting Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SCR 114 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Granting Green International permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 8 72-1 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the efficient operation of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, including the parole of special needs offenders, the provision of services and facilities to the institutional division by private vendors, and the issuance of general obligation bonds for acquiring, constructing, or equipping corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 31 72-1 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to certain substance abuse treatment programs and educational programs for and certain conditions imposed on inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 32 72-1 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the capacity of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the issuance of bonds and the imposition of a state sales and use tax for construction and renovation of corrections facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 34 72-1 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the creation of the Texas Sentencing and Corrections Commission, the imposition of consecutive sentences on certain defendants, the punishment of defendants who use a minor in the commission of the offense, restitution liens for victims of crime, the right of a crime victim to receive certain information from a prosecutor, the implementation of certain computerized criminal and criminal incident information systems, the issuance of bonds and the imposition of a state sales and use tax for construction and renovation of corrections facilities, the supervision of parolees and probationers, the capacity of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and certain conditions imposed on inmates of the institutional division. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 46 72-1 (1991) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the appropriation for the bienium ending August 31, 1993 to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the construction of a regional correctional facility in El Paso County. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 52 72-1 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime and institutional vandalism; allowing civil actions for those crimes; allowing the collection and maintenance of information about those crimes; and prohibiting inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from receiving hate publications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 170 72-1 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the conversion of certain correctional facilities operated by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to facilities operated by private vendors or counties. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 171 72-1 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to contracts with the Texas Board of Criminal Justice for the financing, construction, operation, maintenance, or management of secure correctional facilities. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HCR 17 72-1 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Granting Liberty Mutual Insurance Company permission to sue the State of Texas, the comptroller of public accounts, and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 24 72-1 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted | et. al.
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the efficient operation of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the management of special needs offenders, including the provision of services and facilities by private vendors and the issuance of general obligation bonds for acquiring, constructing, or equipping corrections institutions. House: Appropriations
Senate: Administration
Scheduled for conference committee meeting
SB 29 72-1 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime violence and hate crime vandalism; allowing civil actions for those crimes; allowing the collection and maintenance of information about those crimes; and prohibiting inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from receiving hate publications. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 71 72-1 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim | et. al. Relating to reducing overcrowding in jails and promoting a more effective state criminal justice system, including provisions relating to maintenance and operation tax rate, pre-parole transfer programs for certain inmates, the issuance of bonds for prison construction, and liability issues for individuals who work with defendants participating in work programs. Senate: Finance Reported favorably with substitute
HB 60 72-2 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime and institutional vandalism; allowing civil actions for those crimes; allowing the collection and maintenance of information about those crimes; and prohibiting inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from receiving hate publications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 66 72-2 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul | et. al. Relating to repealing the prohibition against the use of temporary housing for inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 93 72-2 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted | et. al.
Relating to the efficient operation of the state criminal justice and judicial system, including the punishment of offenses, probation and parole, criminal justice services, and the issuance of general obligation bonds for criminal justice facilities; making appropriations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 100 72-2 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the use of temporary housing and restrictions on the use of certain other procedures to avoid overcrowding in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice institutional division. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 101 72-2 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the creation of the Texas Sentencing and Corrections Commission, the imposition of consecutive sentences on certain defendants, the punishment of defendants who use a minor in the commission of the offense, restitution liens for victims of crime, the right of a crime victim to receive certain information from a prosecutor, the implementation of certain computerized criminal and criminal incident information systems, the supervision of parolees and probationers, the use of temporary housing and restrictions on the use of certain other procedures to avoid overcrowding in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice institutional division, and certain conditions imposed on inmates of the institutional division. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 109 72-2 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the conversion of certain correctional facilities operated by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to facilities operated by private vendors or counties. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 110 72-2 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to contracts with the Texas Board of Criminal Justice for the financing, construction, operation, maintenance, or management of secure correctional facilities. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
SB 5 72-2 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted | et. al. Relating to the efficient operation of the state criminal justice system, including the punishment of offenses, probation and parole, criminal justice services, the issuance of general obligation bonds for criminal justice facilities, and an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to criminal justice facilities. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 44 72-2 (1991) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to repealing the prohibition against the use of temporary housing for inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HR 9 72-3 (1992) Author: Moreno, Paul Expressing support for the construction of a state prison facility in El Paso County by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2335 71-0 (1989) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to reform of the criminal justice system, including the administration of state and local correctional institutions and facilities; release on bond, probation, parole, and mandatory supervision;.... House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 62 71-2 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SCR 27 71-2 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Granting Harris County permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 6 71-3 (1990) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 71 71-3 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim | et. al. Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Reported favorably w/amendment(s)
SB 6 71-3 (1990) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions. Senate: Finance Left as pending business in comm.
HB 37 71-4 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to an emergency appropriation to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 62 71-4 (1990) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 5 71-4 (1990) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to emergency appropriations to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental.... House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SCR 9 71-4 (1990) Author: Uribe, Hector Requesting the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to name the new prison in Beeville the Ruben M. Torres Building. Received from the Senate
HB 12 71-5 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to an emergency appropriation to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 63 71-5 (1990) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 108 71-5 (1990) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the operations of the institutional division, pardons and paroles division, and community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the operations of the Texas Council.... House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
SB 5 71-5 (1990) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to emergency appropriations to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental.... House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 70 71-5 (1990) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to the operations of the institutional division, pardons and paroles division, and community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the operations of the Texas Council... Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 12 71-6 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to an emergency appropriation to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 80 71-6 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the defense of indigent inmates charged with offenses committed while in the custody of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 89 71-6 (1990) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions. Filed
SB 13 71-6 (1990) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al.
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim | et. al.
Relating to emergency appropriations to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 41 71-6 (1990) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the operations of the institutional division, pardons and paroles division, and community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the operations of the Texas Council.... House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 67 71-6 (1990) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the defense of indigent inmates charged with offenses committed while in the custody of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; making an appropriation. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee

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