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HB 91 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to a review of occupational licensing requirements and an applicant's criminal history. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 269 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 548 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 551 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al. Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 557 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons and to the return of certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 577 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 666 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent misdemeanor offenses. Filed
HB 667 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to prohibiting a person's waiver of a right to an expunction or to an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information with respect to a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 670 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 677 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the sealing of records of certain juveniles placed on determinate sentence probation. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 681 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to restricting access to certain information that relates to a person convicted of or granted a dismissal after deferral of disposition for a fine-only misdemeanor offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 893 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning certain intoxication offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1013 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1075 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the frequency of criminal background checks for sports officials registered with the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1374 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person who is the subject of an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1404 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 1426 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Relating to the issuance of a certificate of relief from collateral consequences to certain persons placed on community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision, for certain criminal offenses. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1779 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to obtain and use criminal history record information for the purpose of performing certain departmental functions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned from the House for further action
HB 1860 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the adjutant general. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1970 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to obtaining information from the child abuse and neglect central registry regarding certain individuals who have or will have direct contact with public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1981 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information of applicants for public employment or an occupational license. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2034 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to requiring a national instant criminal background check in connection with certain firearm sales; creating an offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2072 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the eligibility and requirements for the issuance and renewal of a license in massage therapy. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2102 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2317 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to access to criminal history record information by an emergency communication district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2580 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to criminal history record information obtained by the savings and mortgage lending commissioner. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2588 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2693 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain fire departments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2863 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2892 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3012 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Optometry Board; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3016 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3040 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Medical Board; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3069 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the administration of and eligibility for participation in a veterans treatment court program and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for certain participants who successfully complete that program. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3270 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to criminal background checks for persons employed by certain public school contractors. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3514 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to restorative justice initiatives. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3868 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the vote to authorize background and criminal history checks on tenant applicants by a property owners' association. House: Business & Industry Postponed
HB 4094 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the access of criminal history record information by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 4129 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to disciplinary action against bingo operators and bingo registry workers for prohibited conduct and criminal convictions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4143 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4201 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to the publication, republication, or other dissemination of mug shots and certain other information regarding the involvement of an individual in the criminal justice system; increasing civil penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 4224 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the expunction of certain records involving marihuana possession. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 47 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to a study on the availability of information regarding convictions and deferred dispositions for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 302 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 304 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 314 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Optometry Board; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 315 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of subpoenas, the regulation of pain management clinics, and the adoption of guidelines for prescribing certain opioids by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 325 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the procedure for expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 326 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 327 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person who is the subject of an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 581 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the requirements for a change of name for a person with a final felony conviction or a person required to register as a sex offender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1096 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1185 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1227 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1262 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1290 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to access to criminal history record information by an emergency communication district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1299 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to access to criminal history record information. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1304 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1340 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1421 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1547 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to access to criminal history record information by the adjutant general. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1625 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Physician Assistant Board and the licensing and regulation of physician assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1844 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the administration of and eligibility for participation in a veterans treatment court program and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for certain participants who successfully complete that program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1933 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2058 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to criminal history record information obtained by the savings and mortgage lending commissioner. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 137 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning certain intoxication offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 257 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 263 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the sealing of certain juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 329 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 431 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to examine and recommend revisions to any state laws pertaining to juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 477 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring notice and the dissemination of criminal history record information to the subject of the information in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 548 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for state employment. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 551 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for professional licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 702 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to discrimination against an individual with a criminal record by a life insurance company. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 941 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1014 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1491 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the publication of confidential criminal and juvenile justice records of certain juveniles; providing civil penalties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1510 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Relating to liability of persons who lease dwellings to persons with criminal records. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1720 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1921 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to requiring criminal history record information concerning a family member being proposed to serve as a guardian of a ward or proposed ward. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1960 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans and the waiver of fees and costs charged for the expunction. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2208 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county tax assessor-collector. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2286 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 2359 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to prohibiting the Department of Public Safety from responding to bulk requests from the federal government for lists of individuals licensed to carry a concealed handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2447 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to examine and recommend revisions to any state laws pertaining to juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2583 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county sheriff. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2700 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the release of bulk criminal history record information by certain individuals and agencies. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2828 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to obtain criminal history record information for certain persons, including employees, independent contractors, and volunteers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2990 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Department of Aging and Disability Services to obtain criminal history record information regarding certain applicants for employment and current employees. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3054 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning the offense of intoxication manslaughter and to a task force to reduce habitual driving while intoxicated. Filed
HB 3359 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to requirements for coaches of youth sports programs. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3500 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3578 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the date on which certain criminal defendants are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3800 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning certain intoxication offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3936 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4114 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the publication, republication, or other dissemination of mug shots and other information regarding the involvement of an individual in the criminal justice system; increasing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 128 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 130 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 259 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to criminal history background checks in connection with firearm transfers; creating offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 376 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 416 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to criminal history record information that is subject to an order of nondisclosure and prohibiting a person's waiver of a right to an expunction or to an order of nondisclosure with respect to a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 563 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 645 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to examine and recommend revisions to any state laws pertaining to juvenile records. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1058 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the reporting of criminal history record information of educators and other public school employees who engage in certain misconduct. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1075 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to criminal history record information obtained by the consumer credit commissioner. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1088 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition for a pardon or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons convicted of prostitution. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1319 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to requirements for coaches of youth sports programs. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1473 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to liability of persons who lease dwellings to persons with criminal records. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1496 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to background checks conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services for certain child-care providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
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SB 1540 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Department of Aging and Disability Services to obtain criminal history record information regarding certain applicants for employment and current employees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1577 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county tax assessor-collector. Senate: Transportation Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1707 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the sealing of certain juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1874 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to accessing criminal history record information and other records of involvement in the criminal justice system; authorizing fees; authorizing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1902 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1960 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the release of bulk criminal history record information by certain individuals and agencies. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 21 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al. Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain offenses against children or offenses involving family or dating violence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 133 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning the offense of intoxication manslaughter and to a task force to reduce habitual driving while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 327 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring notice and the dissemination of criminal history record information to the subject of the information in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 342 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to employees of or applicants for employment with school districts who have been convicted of or pled guilty to certain offenses. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 366 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the dissemination, retention, and use of criminal history record information and fingerprints to and by state agencies for employment, contracting, or licensing or other purposes. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 468 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements and other information in connection with an award under the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 497 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the restriction of access to the records and files of a child charged with or convicted of certain fine-only misdemeanor offenses. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 528 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the restriction of access to the records and files of a child charged with or convicted of certain fine-only misdemeanor offenses. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 694 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to access by certain military personnel to juvenile and criminal history information. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 729 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain hospitals and other facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 895 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to access by a public institution of higher education to the criminal history record information of certain persons seeking to reside in on-campus housing. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1359 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the date on which certain criminal defendants are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1613 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to access to criminal history record information by the banking commissioner. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1676 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers; changing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1680 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and administrators of those facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1682 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to background and criminal history checks for parents or other relatives of children in residential child-care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1717 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners; changing certain fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1721 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to use of the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry in connection with the regulatory authority of the consumer credit commissioner; affecting fees. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1934 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to discrimination against an individual with a criminal record by a life insurance company. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2230 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2358 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2613 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to access to criminal history record information by a public defender's office and the office of capital writs and to an exemption for those offices from fees imposed for processing inquiries for that information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2648 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county tax assessor-collector. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2673 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the protection and care of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2683 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to employment in certain consumer-directed services and by certain facilities and to the nurse aide registry and the employee misconduct registry. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2733 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the administration and operation of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2861 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to certain business entities engaged in the publication, republication, or other dissemination of mug shots and other information regarding the involvement of an individual in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2911 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the regulation of real estate inspectors; changing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3058 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to restricting access to records of children convicted of or receiving deferred disposition for certain fine-only misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3282 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3347 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3361 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs; authorizing and otherwise affecting the application of certain fees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3529 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to regulation of certain online poker facilities under federal law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3772 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to criminal history background checks in connection with firearm transfers; creating offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3818 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records; repealing certain fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 107 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric
Relating to the disclosure by a court of criminal history record information that is the subject of an order of nondisclosure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 128 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to criminal history record information concerning certain applicants and clients of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 146 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to access by a public institution of higher education to the criminal history record information of certain persons seeking to reside in on-campus housing. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 152 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the protection and care of persons who are elderly or disabled or who are children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 192 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the banking commissioner. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 204 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers; changing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 205 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners; changing certain fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 214 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs; authorizing and otherwise affecting the application of certain fees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 232 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to use of the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry in connection with the regulatory authority of the consumer credit commissioner. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 394 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Relating to restricting access to records of children convicted of or receiving deferred disposition for certain fine-only misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 427 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and administrators of those facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 428 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to background and criminal history checks for parents or other relatives of children in residential child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 738 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program; imposing fees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 869 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 944 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to criminal history record checks for certain employees of facilities licensed by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 977 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the procedure used to petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 990 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1044 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain entities, including certain local government corporations, public defender's offices, and the office of capital writs, and to an exemption for those offices from fees imposed for processing inquiries for that information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1058 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1103 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to regulation of certain online poker facilities under federal law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1172 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1211 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to an offense for which the person received a discharge and dismissal after successfully completing a term of deferred adjudication community supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1289 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to certain business entities engaged in the publication of mug shots and other information regarding the involvement of an individual in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1448 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1526 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to criminal history background checks in connection with firearm transfers; creating offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1527 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1621 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the dissemination of Criminal History Record Information. Senate: Open Government Referred to Open Government
HB 61 83-2 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the submission of fingerprints with an application to the Texas Private Security Board. Filed
HB 68 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to notice concerning the use of criminal history information in an employer's hiring process. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 73 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information to state agencies for employment or contracting purposes. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 100 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a central database containing information about certain offenders who have committed offenses involving family or dating violence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 161 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning certain intoxication offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
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 398 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the eligibility of employees convicted of certain offenses to provide services under a contract with a public school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 501 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the establishment of civil liability and injunctive relief for the dissemination of certain criminal history record information. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 584 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to storage of electronic fingerprint records and access to criminal history record information. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 599 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the release of certain criminal history record information subject to an order of nondisclosure. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 688 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 913 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 961 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the sealing of and restricting access to juvenile records of adjudications of delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision and to the confidentiality of records of certain misdemeanor convictions of a child. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1023 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring notice and the dissemination of criminal history record information to the subject of the information in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1085 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain public officers and employees convicted of serious crimes. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 1476 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the grounds for revocation of an emergency medical services personnel certification. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1637 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1674 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to procedures for establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support obligations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2136 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to regional contracted brokers and subcontractors of regional contracted brokers providing Medicaid nonemergency medical transportation services. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2370 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain notice to applicants to provide care under the permanency care assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2632 82-0 (2011) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to access to the criminal history record information of certain persons by the Texas Facilities Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2711 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the sealing of the records of juveniles who are the victims of human trafficking and have been adjudicated to have engaged in certain delinquent conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2737 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to criminal history record information checks of employees of residential dwelling projects, including employees of public housing authorities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2738 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to criminal history background checks performed in relation to the occupancy or use of a public housing unit. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2937 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access to the criminal history record information of certain individuals by public or private institutions of higher education and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3204 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to criminal history record and other information concerning certain school district employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3228 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the creation of DNA records for the state and federal DNA database systems. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3306 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to a person's eligibility for expunction of certain criminal history records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3324 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the operations and monitoring of fusion centers in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3354 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the administration of and benefits payable by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and to certain domestic relations orders. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3442 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to authorizing certain courts to access information in the juvenile justice information system. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3695 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of records and files related to a child who is charged with or convicted of certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only or is found to have engaged in certain conduct indicating a need for supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3777 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to collection, storage, and distribution of criminal history record information; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 75 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for operators and employees of, and certain other persons at, facilities and agencies licensed by the Department of Aging and Disability Services; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 76 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care, the use of certain personal information to prevent fraud in child-care programs, and the disclosure of certain personal information for the purpose of investigation and enforcement of unemployment compensation violations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 77 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to certain requirements for certain sponsoring organizations and other institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 221 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 407 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic transmission of certain visual material depicting a minor and to certain educational programs concerning the prevention and awareness of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 417 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the disclosure by a court of criminal history record information that is the subject of an order of nondisclosure. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 462 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc | et. al.
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
SB 568 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to access by a public institution of higher education to the criminal history record information of certain persons seeking to reside in on-campus housing. House: Higher Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 682 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to access to criminal history record information that relates to a person who is an applicant for appointment to an appraisal review board. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 747 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 786 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to procedures for establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support obligations. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1042 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the eligibility of employees convicted of certain offenses to provide services under a contract with a public school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 1158 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1178 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to the regulation of certain shelter day-care facilities, child-care facilities, and individuals providing child-care services, and access to certain criminal history record information; providing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1241 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to authorizing certain courts to access information in the juvenile justice information system. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1426 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the notice given a juvenile concerning the sealing of the juvenile's records in a juvenile adjudication. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1518 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Historical Commission; imposing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 1553 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to criminal history record information checks of employees of residential dwelling projects, including employees of public housing authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1634 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the sealing of the records of juveniles who are the victims of human trafficking and have been adjudicated to have engaged in certain delinquent conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1667 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the administration of and benefits payable by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and to certain domestic relations orders. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1752 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to confidentiality of certain Class C misdemeanor records related to the conviction of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1812 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to criminal history record information of certain applicants for a certificate of registration issued by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 40 82-1 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program. Filed
HB 114 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the repeal of the requirement that certain real estate professionals provide fingerprints to satisfy criminal history check provisions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 293 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 314 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning certain intoxication offenses. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 382 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the regulation of the towing of vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 553 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the establishment of the office of criminal and juvenile justice ombudsman. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 706 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for certain employees of and applicants for employment with the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 954 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 963 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain applicants for occupational licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1201 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to liability of an in-home service company or residential delivery company for negligent hiring. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1260 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to a registration program for persons who commit certain intoxication offenses; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1830 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to information technology security practices of state agencies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2050 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to criminal history record information relating to persons who are certified to provide guardianship services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2191 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to prohibiting contact between an employee of a facility that serves the elderly or disabled persons, whose criminal history has not been verified, and a patient or resident of the facility. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2245 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the sealing of and restricted access to juvenile records of adjudications of delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2329 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to employment at or by certain facilities serving the elderly or person with disabilities. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2386 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the sealing of juvenile records. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2442 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the limitation on paid leave for state employees at health and human services agencies pending a criminal history background check. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2519 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to alternative methods of obtaining criminal history information and registration of private vendors to obtain criminal history information; providing a civil penalty. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2754 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a central database containing information about certain offenders who have committed offenses involving family or dating violence. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2845 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the certification of and disciplinary actions against emergency medical services personnel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2917 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to authorizing the Department of State Health Services to obtain criminal history record information for certain applicants for employment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2932 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to including in the law enforcement information system information indicating that criminal defendants have committed certain additional offenses. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3187 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to information technology security practices of state agencies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 3212 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the automatic expunction of certain criminal records; increasing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3323 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to storage of electronic fingerprint records and access to criminal history record information. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 3390 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3416 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to motor vehicle title services. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 3419 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the disclosure of criminal history record information regarding public school employees. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4020 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara | et. al. Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4292 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to access to criminal history record information by the office of the attorney general. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 4302 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the confidentiality of criminal history record information and related information that is obtained by a school district and that relates to an employee of the district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 4343 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to access to certain criminal history record information maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for operators and employees of certain facilities and agencies serving children, the elderly, or persons who are disabled; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 71 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the limitation on paid leave for state employees at health and human services agencies pending a criminal history background check. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 81 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hernandez, Ana
Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 277 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 369 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph | et. al.
Relating to information contained in an intelligence database used to investigate and prosecute offenses committed by criminal street gangs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 549 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to obtain and use criminal history record information for certain departmental authorizations. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 627 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the liability of in-home service companies and residential delivery companies for negligent hiring. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 643 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the protection and care of individuals with mental retardation and to certain legal protections for individuals with disabilities; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 854 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the operation and regulation of massage establishments; imposing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1011 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 1057 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to criminal history record information relating to persons who are certified to provide guardianship services. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1061 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to improving the accuracy of reporting concerning certain criminal history. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1077 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to driver education and driver's licensing requirements for minors. House: Public Education
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1081 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the office of the attorney general. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1094 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Merritt, Tommy
Relating to the submission of reports on certain convictions or adjudications relating to the operation of motor vehicles to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1558 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to including in the computerized criminal history system certain forensic DNA test results that indicate the person committed another offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1599 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the disclosure of criminal history record information to the Court Reporters Certification Board. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1858 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the disclosure of criminal history record information regarding public school employees. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1971 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the collection, maintenance, and transfer and other dissemination of criminal history record information and juvenile justice information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2046 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to requiring criminal history background checks for employees of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 2106 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the sealing of juvenile records. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 2163 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Rios Ybarra, Tara
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 2164 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to information technology security practices of state agencies. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SB 2224 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Relating to orders of nondisclosure for the records of children convicted of certain offenses punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 76 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the collection and analysis of information relating to certain sexual offenses. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 140 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to regulating the operation of a day-care center; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 353 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the obtaining of criminal history record information in a guardianship matter or proceeding. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 761 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a person's eligibility to apply for an order of nondisclosure with respect to certain criminal history records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 765 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 799 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1001 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the employment by a towing company or vehicle storage facility of certain persons as drivers; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1241 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the duty of the security department of a private business to maintain criminal history record information for security department employees. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1272 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to commercial motor vehicle safety; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1303 80-0 (2007) Author: Pena, Aaron
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain requirements applicable to orders of expunction or nondisclosure of criminal history records and to the protection of information that is the subject of one of those orders; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1367 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to access to the criminal history record information of students, prospective students, and prospective employees by certain public or private postsecondary educational institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1483 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Guardianship Certification Board. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2574 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2575 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to an order of expunction or similar order with respect to certain arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2670 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to providing notice to the Department of Family and Protective Services of investigations of family violence at certain foster homes. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3040 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to background and criminal history checks for certain providers of subsidized child care. House: Human Services Meeting cancelled
HB 3041 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the imposition of additional inspection and background and criminal history check requirements for day-care centers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3042 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to certain convictions barring employment at certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3139 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to criminal history checks for state employees, applicants for state employment, and certain other persons who may perform work for the state. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3211 80-0 (2007) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain county attorneys. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3625 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to background and criminal history checks and for certain state employees who interact with children or supervise persons who interact with children. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 3628 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 9 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the disclosure or dissemination of criminal history record information, child abuse investigation reports, and school district audit working papers for certain purposes, including the certification and employment of educators and other public school employees who engage in certain misconduct. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 21 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the imposition of additional inspection and background and criminal history check requirements for day-care centers; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 58 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the collection and analysis of information relating to certain sexual offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 119 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the certification and employment of educators and other public school employees who engage in certain misconduct. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 199 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to certain convictions barring employment at certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 206 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 265 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to background and criminal history checks for, reporting requirements for, and audits of certain providers of subsidized child care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 291 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to criminal history record information for guardianship proceedings and to lists of certain public guardians; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 366 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the requirement that certain health care professionals submit criminal history record information to the licensing entity that issues or renews a license. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 505 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Guardianship Certification Board. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 547 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to commercial motor vehicle safety; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 885 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to access to criminal history record information by state appellate courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1196 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain county attorneys. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1293 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to a person's eligibility for an order of nondisclosure of certain criminal history records. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1294 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the manner of providing notice of a petition or order for the expunction or nondisclosure of certain criminal records. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1466 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain information in the computerized criminal history system and the use of that information for reintegration services. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1702 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the age at which juvenile records may be sealed. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1737 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to certain requirements applicable to orders of expunction or nondisclosure of criminal history records and to the protection of information that is the subject of one of those orders; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1909 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
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. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1941 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of foster care providers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 84 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to criminal history records searches for volunteers in children's organized sports; imposing civil liability on certain persons and organizations. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 88 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 424 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the safety of hotel guests; providing penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 433 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 435 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 852 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the liability of in-home service companies and residential delivery companies for negligent hiring. House: Civil Practices Placed on General State Calendar
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 1066 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the issuance of concealed handgun licenses to residents of other states and to reciprocity agreements with other states concerning concealed handgun licenses. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 1181 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a domestic relations office. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1306 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a feasibility study regarding the creation of a federal criminal history record clearinghouse at the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1307 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to criminal background checks on users of online relationship services. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1376 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to criminal history record checks for potential residents of nursing homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1417 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3093 79-0 (2005) Author: Pena, Aaron
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to petitions and procedures for the expunction or nondisclosure of criminal records and files and to the consequences of orders of nondisclosure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3346 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the procedures for issuance of an order of nondisclosure with respect to certain criminal history records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 38 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the collection and analysis of information relating to certain sexual offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 195 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a nurse or nurse aide employed by a temporary nursing service agency to provide hospice services to patients; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 337 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to criminal background checks on users of online dating services; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 689 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to a feasibility study regarding the creation of a federal criminal history record clearinghouse at the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 869 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the collection and dissemination of certain information for a federal firearm background check. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 909 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the maintenance and contents of certain computerized information systems relating to the criminal justice system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1071 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to a person's eligibility for an order of nondisclosure with respect to certain criminal history records and to certain law enforcement duties that result from the issuance of an order. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1685 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the licensing and regulation of wholesale drug distributors; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 78 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to criminal history records of and disclosure of certain conduct by employees, volunteers, and prospective employees and volunteers of certain educational entities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 177 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of certain international matchmaking organizations; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 181 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of certain criminal history record information related to an individual placed on deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 270 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information relating to certain sexual offenses. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 354 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to access to certain law enforcement and prosecutorial records under the public information law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 384 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 660 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain licensing and regulatory agencies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 705 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to liability of in-home service companies and residential delivery companies for negligent hiring. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 742 78-0 (2003) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to access by certain hospitals and hospital districts to criminal history record information. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 785 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to administration of the criminal history record system. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 828 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to criminal history records searches for volunteers in children's organized sports; imposing civil liability on certain persons and organizations. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 983 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the authority of an ad valorem tax appraisal district to obtain certain criminal history record information relating to an applicant for employment. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1036 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the confidentiality of certain reports of criminal activity and to immunity from civil liability for certain persons making or receiving those reports. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1075 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to criminal history record information for state agency information technology personnel. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1080 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to obtain certain criminal history record information. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1310 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Public Safety to enter into contracts for the periodic reporting of certain information in the department's driver's license files to certain other persons. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1322 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1652 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to criminal history checks of employees and applicants for employment in nursing homes. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1971 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to convictions barring employment in certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2208 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of the practice of professional nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2586 78-0 (2003) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to obtaining criminal history record information on an applicant for or holder of a mortgage broker or loan officer license. House: Financial Institutions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2622 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain governmental agency and private entity access to and use of criminal history record information maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3212 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to access to criminal history record information by a law enforcement training school. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 52 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the collection and analysis of information relating to certain sexual offenses. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 61 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to criminal history checks of employees and applicants for employment in nursing homes. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 357 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the confidentiality of certain reports of criminal activity and to immunity from civil liability for certain persons making or receiving those reports. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 443 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to access to criminal history record information concerning volunteers with certain programs providing activities to children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 567 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to access by certain hospitals and hospital districts to criminal history record information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 602 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to access to criminal history record information concerning employees, volunteers, and applicant volunteers of children's advocacy centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 923 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to criminal history checks of certain employees and applicants for employment in nursing homes and assisted living facilities and to the period within which a nursing home or assisted living facility must request certain criminal history checks. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1054 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to presentence investigation and postsentence treatment and supervision of certain sex offenders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1459 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county fire marshal. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1636 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the authority of an ad valorem tax appraisal district to obtain certain criminal history record information relating to an applicant for employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1667 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to obtaining criminal history record information on an applicant for or holder of a mortgage broker or loan officer license. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 155 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the expunction of arrest records by a person in the business of publishing or disclosing conviction or arrest information and to the creation of an offense prohibiting the use or release of certain arrest information by that person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 195 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the analysis of information identifying persons committing or suspected of committing certain property offenses against elderly individuals. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 334 77-0 (2001) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by the Department of Public Safety regarding persons licensed to carry a concealed handgun. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 353 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to exempting certain entities from fees charged for processing inquiries for criminal history information. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 354 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to public access to information about fugitives from justice. House: Public Safety No action taken in committee
HB 361 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to criminal history records of and disclosure of certain conduct by employees, volunteers, and prospective employees and volunteers of certain educational entities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 404 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 635 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning gun shows. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 776 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to certain criminal justice contracts and to the implementation, operation, and maintenance of the criminal justice information system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 994 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the authority of a district court to order the expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1118 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the adjudication and disposition of juvenile conduct and the administration of the juvenile justice system. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1352 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1415 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants receiving deferred adjudication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1418 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain employees of nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1549 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the sealing of files and records of a person prosecuted for failure to attend school. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1777 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to occupational regulations for vehicle storage facilities and tow truck motor carriers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1889 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the offense of failure to identify and to including information on a person who gives a false name to a peace officer in the computerized criminal history system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2089 77-0 (2001) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the use of juvenile records by a court for certain sentencing decisions. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
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 2256 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the expunction or clarification of certain criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2264 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the right of certain persons arrested for possession of a controlled substance to expunction of certain records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2305 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2383 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to certain grounds for the denial of an application for, the refusal to renew, and the suspension of a license as a licensed chemical dependency counselor and for the restriction of a counselor intern. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2654 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil Relating to a requirement that a child-care facility or family home complete a background and criminal history record check before hiring a new employee. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2877 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the operations, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3110 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3146 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the enforcement and collection of taxes, fees and other revenue, and providing criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 53 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 132 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to access to criminal history record information concerning volunteers with certain programs providing activities to children. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 294 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 434 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1047 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the expunction or clarification of certain criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1123 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the enforcement and collection of taxes, fees, and other revenue; providing criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1238 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the creation of a voluntary child-care registry for certain child-care providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1242 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to criminal history checks of employees and applicants for employment in certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 1570 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Garcia, Domingo
Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1665 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
HB 71 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the requirement of a criminal background check of all persons applying for employment as a home health care provider. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 73 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to screening for criminal history and drug use of applicants for public assistance benefits by health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 153 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to establishing a procedure to prevent the fraudulent use of an individual's identification in circumstances affecting proper law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 283 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to including felony information on a driver's license. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 301 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the rights of an accused in the criminal justice system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 353 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the confidentiality of information identifying children who are victims of certain offenses; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 356 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the collection of certain samples or specimens for the DNA database maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 371 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to criminal history of school employees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 458 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to providing public notice on release of a sex offender into the community. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 513 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to review of criminal history records of persons seeking educator certification or employment in a public school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 556 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to permitting certain persons to seek an expunction of arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 557 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to permitting certain persons to seek an expunction of arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 584 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the right to expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 592 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a background check of a person who applies for certification as a qualified handgun instructor. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 669 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to criminal history records of and disclosure of certain conduct by employees, volunteers, and prospective employees and volunteers of certain educational entities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 854 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the identification of certain persons confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice who are subject to a warrant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 912 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a domestic relations office for a social study or a commissioners court for a county child welfare board member. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1165 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by the Department of Public Safety regarding persons licensed to carry a concealed handgun. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1188 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the creation of a DNA record for certain persons convicted of, or adjudicated as having engaged in delinquent conduct violating, the offense of murder, aggravated assault, burglary, or an offense on conviction of which registration as a sex offender is required. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1246 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in connection with the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1255 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to public access to certain conviction and arrest information maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1293 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to access to criminal history record information for the Harris County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1323 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Phil Relating to the sealing of juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1379 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the information about an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that is subject to public disclosure or excepted from public disclosure. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1432 76-0 (1999) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Public Safety to charge a fee for processing certain inquiries for certain sex offender registration information. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1452 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the operation and management of local mental health and mental retardation authorities and community centers. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1583 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the confidentiality of certain juvenile records or files. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1749 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the sharing of information concerning juvenile offenders. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1791 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files when an indictment or information is dismissed or quashed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1803 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Relating to criminal history record information of persons who apply to work or who work at schools or in certain school-related settings. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1858 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the identification of defendants confined in a state jail felony facility who are subject to a warrant. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1909 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the disclosure and inspection of certain information concerning a criminal defendant's prior juvenile adjudication. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Scheduled for formal meeting on . . . .
HB 2145 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to persons subject to sex offender registration requirements, to the supervised release of those persons, and to the consequences of engaging in certain conduct for which a person is subject to sex offender registration; providing penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2183 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2200 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the ability of a county to obtain criminal history record information on an applicant for county employment. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2211 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to certain information that is exempt from the expunction requirement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2212 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the offense of failure to identify and to including information on a person who gives a false name to a peace officer in the computerized criminal history system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2213 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the automatic expunction of certain arrest records related to an offense the prosecution of which is barred by limitations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2215 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to criminal history checks for certain applicants under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: Public Safety No action taken in committee
HB 2256 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David Relating to indicating on a driver's license that the holder of the license is a person convicted of certain intoxication offenses. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2604 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to screening for criminal history of applicants for certain financial assistance. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2864 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to criminal history checks for certain applicants under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2925 76-0 (1999) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a municipality for certain background checks. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3139 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the county in which a petition for expunction of certain criminal records and files may be filed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3196 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to criminal history information House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3386 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to creating a registry for acts of misconduct for and criminal background checks on certain employees of certain health care facilities that are licensed or certified by or that contract with the state. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3539 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to criminal history searches required to be performed by state agencies. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 8 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the compilation of criminal information pertaining to criminal street gangs and criminal combinations. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 187 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the release of certain information relating to a juvenile offender suspected of fleeing after committing certain violent crimes. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 383 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a political subdivision for certain background checks. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 422 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the sealing of juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 542 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the operation and management of local mental health and mental retardation authorities and community centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 840 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the automatic expunction of certain arrest records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 968 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to access to criminal history record information for certain hospitals and hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1000 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in connection with the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1157 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the reporting of certain convictions to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1380 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to review of criminal history record information of certified public school educators, persons admitted to educator preparation programs, and persons seeking educator certification and to designation of State Board for Educator Certification investigators as peace officers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1564 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the expunction of records concerning certain misdemeanor offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1605 76-0 (1999) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to access to criminal history record information by a domestic relations office. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 202 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to screening for criminal history and drug use of applicants for public assistance benefits by health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Amendment(s) considered in committee
HB 456 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense for the acquisition of a handgun by a person while under an active protective order, certain information included on or attached to a protective order, and a certain warning included on the protective order. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 469 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to review of criminal history records of public school employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 491 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to certain criminal background checks regarding applicants for and holders of chemical dependency counselor licenses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 504 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1062 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1825 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the State Bar of Texas. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2031 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to review of criminal history records of persons seeking educator certification or employment in a public school. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2075 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of the Texas Youth Commission to access criminal history record information relating to certain persons and business entities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2372 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to criminal history records of and disclosure of certain conduct by employees, volunteers, and prospective employees and volunteers of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2406 75-0 (1997) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to a computerized criminal history search by the Department of Public Safety of persons licensed by certain state agencies. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2451 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the authority of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services to obtain certain criminal history record information from the Department of Public Safety. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2663 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to background and criminal history checks conducted on certain employees, potential employees, and volunteers who directly interact with or have the opportunity to associate with children. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2739 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to criminal history record checks regarding certain applicants for employment. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2849 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the termination of employees of institutions of higher education who misrepresent criminal history information. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3156 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to criminal history checks for emergency medical service personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3534 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to access to criminal history record information for the Harris County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 476 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to certain criminal background information obtained by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 964 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Relating to a computerized criminal history search by the Department of Public Safety of persons licensed by certain state agencies. House: Public Safety
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
HB 220 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to municipal access to criminal history record information about applicants for employment. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 250 74-0 (1995) Author: Dear, Homer Relating to municipal access to criminal history record information about applicants for employment. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
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 275 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to criminal background checks of public school employees and applicants for employment. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 822 74-0 (1995) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination against a person based on the person's criminal history record. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1075 74-0 (1995) Author: West, George Relating to the authority of certain nonprofit charitable organizations to obtain certain criminal history record information from the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1108 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to requiring a criminal background check for a prospective adoptive parent. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1298 74-0 (1995) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the banking commissioner. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1630 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of protective order information in the computerized criminal history record system maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Coauthor Authorized
HB 1723 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1904 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to access to criminal history information records by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2428 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the maintenance and use of certain criminal history record information. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2592 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to a computerized criminal history search by the Department of Public Safety of persons licensed by certain state agencies. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2704 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy | et. al.
Relating to criminal history checks of employees and applicants for employment in certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2730 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the expunction of certain criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2813 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2861 74-0 (1995) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the access by a safe house to criminal history record information. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2894 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the criminal history record information of a person who is the subject of a criminal commitment proceeding and to the transfer of that person to a nonsecurity mental health unit. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2910 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the receipt and use of criminal history information by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 42 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain organizations providing volunteer services. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 118 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to a municipality's access to criminal history record information about applicants for employment. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 152 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to the inclusion of protective order information in the law enforcement information system maintained by the Department of Public Safety. Senate: Criminal Justice Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 766 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to access to criminal history record information by the banking commissioner. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1053 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to criminal history checks conducted for public and private schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1668 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to review by school districts of the criminal history of applicants for employment and school bus drivers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 340 73-0 (1993) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 507 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 847 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to access to criminal history information records by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 855 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to disclosure of information by certain applicants for employment in residential dwelling projects; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1052 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the obtaining of criminal conviction record information by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1238 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to the continuation and operation of the Department of Public Safety, to the access that entities have to criminal history record information maintained by the department and certain other criminal justice agencies, and to the transfer of responsibility for law enforcement on the Capitol Complex from the General Services Commission to the Department of Public Safety; providing penalties. House: Public Safety Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1247 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the authority of certain fire departments to obtain criminal history information about certain individuals. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1467 73-0 (1993) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the authority of a private school to obtain criminal history record information on employees and applicants for employment; providing a penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1500 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of the Texas School for the Deaf to obtain criminal history record information on certain employees and applicants for employment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1613 73-0 (1993) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the qualification of an entity as a community home and to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to obtain criminal history information records of a person eligible to reside in a community home; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1783 73-0 (1993) Author: Davila, Diana
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of the attorney general to receive criminal history information from the Department of Public Safety about certain applicants for employment. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Tagged in committee
HB 1986 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the employment of persons with criminal histories in certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2311 73-0 (1993) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination against a person based on the person's criminal history record. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 35 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to obtain criminal conviction records of employees of certain providers of services to the elderly or persons with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 409 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the obtaining of criminal conviction record information by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 510 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Department of Public Safety, to the access that entities have to criminal history record information maintained by the department and certain other criminal justice agencies, and to the transfer of responsibility for law enforcement in the Capitol Complex from the General Services Commission to the Department of Public Safety; creating offenses; providing penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 536 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to disclosure of information by certain applicants for employment in residential dwelling projects; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 804 73-0 (1993) Author: West, Royce Relating to the requirement of a handgun permit or a criminal record check before the transfer of a firearm and to the possession of a firearm by a felon; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1394 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to criminal history information concerning an applicant for employment with a private elementary school; providing a penalty. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 142 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to disclosure of information by applicants for employment in certain multi-occupant residential housing; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 286 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the expunction of arrest records of a person acquitted of a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 359 72-0 (1991) Author: Taylor, M.A.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to allowing a school district to obtain criminal history information on bus drivers employed by public or commercial transportation companies that contract with the district. House: Public Safety
Senate: Education
Postponed in committee
HB 1128 72-0 (1991) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to criminal background checks for child watch programs. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1152 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to access to the criminal history record information of employees of a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1157 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1348 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to disclosure of information by applicants for employment in apartments, hotels, and subsidized housing; and providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1486 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to access to criminal history record information on employees, applicants and volunteers who would be placed in direct contact with persons with mental illness or persons with mental retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1892 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to criminal history checks of employees in certain facilities serving the elderly or disabled. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2217 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to criminal history record information relating to applicants for employment with and employees of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2345 72-0 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain criminal records maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
SB 178 72-0 (1991) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the authority of a volunteer fire department to obtain from the Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies the criminal conviction record of a volunteer fire fighter. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 532 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred
Relating to securing criminal history record information for the employees of public school districts or employees of a public or commercial transportation company that contracts with a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 632 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to disclosure of information by applicants for employment in apartments, hotels, and subsidized housing; and providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 839 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a criminal record check before the transfer of a firearm and to possession of a firearm by a felon; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1087 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to the authority of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission to obtain criminal history record information relating to a prospective employee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1175 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to access to criminal history information records on certain court-appointed special advocates for children. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 24 72-1 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the implementation of certain computerized criminal and criminal incident information systems. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 98 72-1 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to disclosure of information by certain applicants for employment in multi-occupant residential housing; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 57 72-2 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the implementation of certain computerized criminal and criminal incident information systems. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 115 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson, David
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to access by certain private institutions of higher education to criminal history records of employment applicants for security-sensitive positions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 461 71-0 (1989) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to a requirement that employees of multi-occupant residences disclose certain background information at the time of employment; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Safety 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 526 71-0 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to procedures for expunction of criminal records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 643 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to the access that local governments have to certain criminal history information in the custody of the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Referred to subcommittee
HB 1087 71-0 (1989) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to permitting local law enforcement agencies to obtain criminal history information records to investigate residents of a house that may be designated as a temporary safe haven for school-age children. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1466 71-0 (1989) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Relating to access to, processing of, and use of certain criminal history records; providing a penalty; making an appropriation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1498 71-0 (1989) Author: Edge, Eldon | et. al.
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to criminal history record information relating to applicants for employment with and employees of a school district; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1792 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the establishment of a uniform system to gather and maintain criminal history records. House: Public Safety 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1857 71-0 (1989) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the establishment of a uniform criminal justice data base. House: Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1928 71-0 (1989) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to access by the Texas Employment Commission to criminal history record information of certain applicants for employment. House: Labor and Employment Relations Reported favorably with substitute
HB 1944 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to criminal history checks of employees of certain facilities that provide services to the elderly or disabled and that are licensed by the Texas Department of Health; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1964 71-0 (1989) Author: Edge, Eldon | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access to criminal history record information of applicants for a teaching certificate. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2263 71-0 (1989) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to access of criminal history record information by the adjutant general; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2777 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to criminal history information records that the Texas Department of Human Services may obtain. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 332 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the requirement for criminal history checks of nurse trainees for and employees of certain facilities that provide services to the elderly or disabled and that are licensed by the Texas Department of ... House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 734 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh
Relating to access by the Texas Employment Commission to criminal history record information of certain applicants for employment. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 957 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to criminal conviction checks of employees of subsidized housing for the elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1170 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a uniform system to gather and maintain criminal history records. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
HB 128 71-5 (1990) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the collection of criminal history records and criminal justice information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 39 71-6 (1990) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the collection of criminal history records and criminal justice information. House: Public Safety Withdrawn from calendar
HB 40 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to the criminal records of proposed adoptive parents. House: Judiciary 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 56 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Sam
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the use of victim testimony and police records of arrest at parole hearings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
HB 331 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne Relating to the expunction of arrest records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 353 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the authority of the governing board of the Texas School for the Blind to obtain criminal history information records to investigate certain employees; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 471 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to access to criminal histories of school district employees. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 593 70-0 (1987) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to law enforcement records concerning a child. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 683 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the admissibility of certain juvenile court adjudication records in the penalty phase of criminal trials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 761 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to expunction of criminal records in certain cases involving children as victims of offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
HB 793 70-0 (1987) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and community centers to obtain criminal conviction data relating to persons employed by a provider who contracts with the department or center. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1354 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the authority of local law enforcement agencies to provide certain criminal history information to certain political subdivisions. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1483 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson, David
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the destruction of criminal history information obtained by institutions of higher education when filling security-sensitive positions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1581 70-0 (1987) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to a requirement that state agencies and school districts obtain criminal history information records of certain employees and employee applicants; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2169 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to information in driving records maintained by the Texas Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Pending in committee
HB 2403 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the establishment of a system to maintain criminal history records. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably with substitute
SB 81 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the release of information in certain records maintained by the Department of Public Safety. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 200 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to mandatory criminal history checks of certain persons applying for employment at nursing homes and custodial care homes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 496 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and community centers to obtain criminal conviction data relating to persons employed by a provider who contracts with the department or center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 832 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the destruction of criminal history information obtained by institutions of higher education when filling security-sensitive positions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 983 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the authority of the attorney general to obtain criminal history record information, nonconviction data, and other information recorded or maintained by or accessible to the Department of Public Safety. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1069 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Richardson, Bob
Relating to files and records of certain offenses committed by juveniles. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 234 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the investigation by the Texas Department of Human Resources of an employee or prospective employee of a child-care facility, and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal records; providing a penalty. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 350 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the authority of the department of human resources to obtain criminal history information records from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or another law enforcement agency, and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
HB 651 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts under the Bingo Enabling Act to obtain criminal history record information from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or other law enforcement agency, and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 48 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Resources to obtain criminal history information records from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or another law enforcement agency; to the custody, use, and disposition of the information; and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 115 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the authority of the department of human resources to obtain criminal history information records from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or another law enforcement agency, and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Health & Human Resources
SB 303 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts under the Bingo Enabling Act to obtain criminal history record information from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or other law enforcement agency, and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 358 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Willy, John
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to investigate an employee or prospective employee of a nursing home or custodial care home and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal records; providing civil immunity for certain institutions, officers, and employees; providing a penalty. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 521 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to the authority of the governing board of the Texas School for the Blind to obtain criminal history information records from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or another law enforcement agency; to the custody, use, and disposition of the information; and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 522 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the authority of the governing board of the Texas Youth Commission to obtain criminal history information from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or another law enforcement agency, and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 523 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to the authority of the governing board of the Texas School for the Deaf to obtain criminal history information records from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or another law enforcement agency; to the custody, use, and disposition of the information; and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 29 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of the department of human resources to obtain criminal records of a person providing or applying to provide adoptive or foster care. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 879 68-0 (1983) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to the furnishing of criminal history record information by criminal justice agencies; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 1042 68-0 (1983) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the use of fingerprinting and criminal history record information for certain employment purposes by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation or community centers for mental health & mental retardation services. House: Public Health Referred to Committee on Public Health
HB 1050 68-0 (1983) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the use of fingerprinting and criminal history record information for certain employment purposes by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation or community centers for mental health and mental retardation services. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1061 68-0 (1983) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the collection of information about certain persons by the Bureau of Identification and Records. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1478 68-0 (1983) Author: Khoury, Rollin Relating to juvenile law-enforcement records and files; their keeping and permitted disclosure and use. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1550 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to access by institutions of higher education to police records of certain applicants for employment. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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SB 65 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to juvenile law-enforcement records and files; their keeping and permitted disclosure and use; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 126 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: DeLay, Tom
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and to certain community centers to receive relevant conviction data on applicants for employment, to deny employment to unqualified applicants, to promulgate rules, to perform psychological testing, and relating to the confidentiality of conviction data. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 83 68-2 (1984) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the authority of the Department of Human Resources to obtain criminal records from the Department of Public Safety or the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
SB 2 68-2 (1984) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the authority of the Department of Human Resources to obtain criminal records from the Department of Public Safety or the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
HB 283 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to sexual offense arrest and final conviction investigations of persons employed to work with children. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
HB 372 67-0 (1981) Author: Grubbs, Walter B.
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the requiring of Mental Health and Mental Retardation employees to submit to fingerprinting. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Human Resources
No action taken
HB 1324 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to access to the criminal record or history of a client or applicant for services by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Security & Sanctions Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1752 67-0 (1981) Author: Pierce, George
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to access by school districts to police records of applicants for employment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
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HB 1950 67-0 (1981) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to the furnishing of criminal history record information by criminal justice agencies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2157 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to inspection of certain juvenile records by the Texas Department of corrections for statistical purposes. House: Security & Sanctions Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 213 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to obtaining information for the administration of human resources programs. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 268 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the disclosure of law enforcement files and records not opened to public inspection under Title 3, Family Code. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 572 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Adding a new Section 2.26 to the Texas Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act, as amended (Article 5547-201, et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), authorizing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the community centers for MHMR services established pursuant to said Act to require applicants for employment and existing employees to submit to fingerprinting as a requisite to their employment, or continued employment, authorizing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, any facility thereof or any community center to receive criminal history record information from the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the purpose of determining the qualifications and suitability of an applicant for employment or an employee and to deny employment applied for and to terminate an employee when it is determined that previous convictions of the applicant or employee indicates that such applicant or employee is not qualified or suitable. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SB 712 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to access to the criminal record or history of a client or applicant for services by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 64 66-0 (1979) Author: Smith, Carlyle Providing for the establishment of a criminal history record system within the Texas Department of Public Safety; providing for the mandatory reporting of criminal history record information; providing for the preparation of uniform crime reports; authorizing the furnishing of certain criminal information; establishing an offense for misuse of criminal history information and establishing a penalty; providing for the corretion of criminal history records; restricting criminal investigative information available to the public; providing for the dissemination of criminal information for law enforcement agencies; providing for the collection and disposition of fees; providing for the challenge and review of criminal history record information with appeal procedures; providing for an audit of criminal history records maintained by criminal justice agencies; providing that certain court records be open to the public; and declaring an emergency. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1746 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to sexual offense arrest and final conviction investigations of persons employed to work with children; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1749 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Resources to obtain criminal records and criminal reports of a person who applies for or holds a license issued by the department. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1772 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to the time at which the Texas Real Estate Commission performs moral character checks on applicants for licenses. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 1994 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to inquiries by state government bodies about the criminal records of prospective employees. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Remedies
HB 2254 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to access to the criminal record or history of a client or an applicant for services by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
SB 14 66-0 (1979) Author: Andujar, Betty Providing for the establishment of a criminal history record system within the Texas Department of Public Safety. Senate: Jurisprudence Governor submitted as emergency
SB 46 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Untermeyer, Chase
Relating to the destruction of certain juvenile court records. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 659 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Providing for the establishment and operation of a criminal history record system within the Texas Department of Public Safety; relating to an individual's access to personally identifiable information maintained by an agency; excepting certain medical and investigative information; providing procedures and standards for challenging and changing personally identifiable information maintained by an agency; creating the panel on information appeals and giving it certain powers and authority; requiring certain reports of criminal justice information; placing responsibility on agencies to prevent unauthorized access to information; providing for release of certain names and addresses in connection with providing the named persons with certain educational material; providing procedures for recording disseminations of personally identifiable information by an agency; prohibiting waiver of the protection of this Act; providing remedies and penalties; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 966 65-0 (1977) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to the dissemination by law enforcement agencies of information concerning criminal history records to activities outside the criminal justice system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1251 65-0 (1977) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to information about criminal records of persons declaring an intent to study law or applying for admission to the State Bar. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from calendar
HB 1277 65-0 (1977) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to the releasing of criminal history information for employment applications to private employers by State and local law enforcement agencies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 228 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the authority of the State Bar of Texas to receive criminal records and reports of law enforcement agencies or other sources on those persons seeking to be licensed to practice law; realting to submission by the State Bar of Texas to law enforcement agencies of a list of persons seeking a license to practice law; realting to the duties of the findings; making the information received by the Stat Bar privileged, not to be disclosed except to those persons or agencies which are required to make a determiniation of eligibility for admission to the Bar except upon court order. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 677 65-0 (1977) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to establishment of a criminal history record system in the DPS. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 843 64-0 (1975) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the disclosure of an adjudication of delinquency in certain circumstances; providing immunity for a person whose files relating to delinquent conduct have been sealed under certain circumstances. House: Judiciary Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 854 64-0 (1975) Author: Newton, Jon P. Relating to the authority of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners to receive criminal records and reports of law enforcement agencies on its licensees and applicants for licensure; to the authority of the Board of Medical Examiners to submit to the Department of Public Safety fingerprints of applicants for licensure for classification and checking; providing for severability. House: Health & Welfare Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 1534 64-0 (1975) Author: Torres, Ruben M. Relating to the inspection of certain files concerning proceedings in juvenile court by school officials in certain circumstances. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 1622 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald To provide for coordination of the efforts of those agencies with responsibility for the collection, maintenance, and dissemination of information relating to criminal justice matters; to establish a Criminal Justice Information Commission with rulemaking powers; to provide for its membership, duties, and powers; to provide for study of security and privacy matters in connection with the collection, maintenance, and dissemination of information relating to criminal justice matters; to insure the accuracy of information relating to criminal justice matters; to regulate access to information relating to criminal justice matters. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
HB 1969 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the use and disposition of certain criminal records; providing certain penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
SB 309 64-0 (1975) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Newton, Jon P.
Relating to the authority of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners to receive criminal records and reports of law enforcement agencies or other sources on its licensees and applicants for licensure; relating to submission by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners to the Department of Public Safelty of fingerprints of applicants for licensure for classification and checking; relating to the duties of the Department of Public Safety concerning its findings; making the information received by the board privileged, not to be disclosed except on court order; providing for opportunity for hearings for applicant or licensee prior to action on application for license or for revocation, cancellation, or suspension of license; providing for severability. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1369 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the use and imposition of certain criminal records; providing certain penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 540 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the retention and distribution of records identifying persons arrested.
HB 767 62-0 (1971) Author: Ligarde, Honore | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the disclosure of information concerning certain convictions for possession of two ounces or less of cannabis.
HB 292 54-0 (1955) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to requiring courts in all felony cases of suspended sentences under the Suspended Sentence Law or the Adult Probation and Parole Law, prior to releasing defendant, to have prepared a transcript of defendant's fingerprints, description, and other pertinent information; providing for transmittal thereof to Texas Department of Public Safety.
HB 388 54-0 (1955) Author: Jackson, James Horace | et. al. Relating to requiring the fingerprinting, identification and reporting of all felony cases in which the defendant seeks, or is afforded, the benefits of the Suspended Sentence Laws and the Adult Probation and Parole Law of this State; providing that the fingerprinting of the defendant and the reporting to the Department of Public Safety of such cases shall be a prerequisite to the granting of a suspended sentence, probated sentence, or the probation of the defendant.
HB 440 54-0 (1955) Author: Lieck, Jr., Charles J. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that vehicle accident reports made to the Department of Public Safety shall be without prejudice and confidential except under certain circumstances; making peace officers' reports available to the parties or their representatives.
HB 160 53-0 (1953) Author: Lieck, Jr., Charles J. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that vehicle accident reports made to the Department of Public Safety shall be without prejudice and confidential except under certain circumstances; making peace officers' reports available to the parties or their representatives.
HB 348 53-0 (1953) Author: Paxton, James Robert "Jim Bob" | et. al. Relating to the providing of fingerprint services by the Department of Public Safety and charging fees therefor in certain instances.

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