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HB 346 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to an offense for which an indictment or information was dismissed with prejudice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 437 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to applications for certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 536 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the participation of a county judge in a meeting of a commissioners court conducted by videoconference call. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 607 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to a court's continuing jurisdiction to handle the disposition of a felony case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 650 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to qualifications to serve as a retired judge and eligibility of a retired or former judge for assignment in certain proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 669 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 887 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 958 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1136 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to allowing judges to use juror identification numbers when polling the jury. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1167 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the annual state salary supplement for certain county judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1172 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the eligibility of a retired or former judge for assignment in certain proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1242 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1259 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1480 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a writ of mandamus by a court of appeals against an associate judge in certain cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1487 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1652 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to a study conducted by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System on pending court matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1761 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to jurisdiction of the Texas Supreme Court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1765 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to compensation of certain justices and judges for performing extrajudicial services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2048 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain procedures for cases and orders relating to the Title IV-D agency. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2106 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2184 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the operation and administration of the Walker County Court at Law. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2221 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to a limitation on the amount of attorney's fees awarded in a case assigned to a special three-judge district court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2450 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda Relating to a warrant authorizing the search of a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2691 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2703 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a temporary order appointing a receiver in a suit for dissolution of a marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2734 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2927 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain powers of an associate judge under the Family Code. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3011 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant and to funding for judicial continuing legal education. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3135 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the authority of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to discipline judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3263 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the service retirement annuity for certain members of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two who resume service. House: Pensions Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3736 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to funding for judicial continuing legal education. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3785 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to associate judges and court reporters for certain family law cases and proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3790 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the authority of a judge regarding a defendant who has been discharged from community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3911 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to a trial court's instructions to a jury. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3922 85-0 (2017) Author: Stucky, Lynn | et. al. Relating to the places where an active judicial officer may carry a handgun if the officer is licensed to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3971 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the method used to calculate the salary of a state judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4281 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the 1st Multicounty County Court at Law. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HJR 10 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for certain judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HJR 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for appellate judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 20 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the governor from appointing certain prosecuting attorneys to fill a vacancy of a district judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 117 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of certain judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 40 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the bond required and the bond insurance obtained for certain judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 42 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state; establishing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 44 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 45 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the service retirement annuity for certain members of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two who resume service. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 46 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to allowing judges to use juror identification numbers when polling the jury. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 109 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the establishment of a limit on the number of terms a judge or justice may serve on a court in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 146 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to automatic update of voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 366 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures filed in connection with certain county judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 510 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 528 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the term of a chief administrative law judge. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 657 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the filing of oaths of office and signed statements by certain judicial officers and judicial appointees with the secretary of state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 773 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a judge to compel a criminal defendant who lacks capacity to take psychoactive medication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 824 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to compensation of certain justices and judges for performing extrajudicial services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 912 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to certain powers of an associate judge under the Family Code. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 949 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to a limitation on the amount of attorney's fees awarded in a case assigned to a special three-judge district court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 963 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a guardianship court pilot program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 988 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Israel, Celia
Relating to the participation of a county judge in a meeting of a commissioners court conducted by videoconference call. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1233 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to a writ of mandamus by a court of appeals against certain judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1296 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1307 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the authority of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to discipline judges. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1338 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to bail and to judicial education regarding bail practices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1394 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the calculation of longevity pay for state judges and justices. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1452 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the application of the open meetings law to district judges performing certain management or administrative functions. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1763 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1823 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: Koop, Linda
Relating to a warrant authorizing the search of a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1938 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the method of calculating the salary of state judges. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the establishment of limits on the number of terms judges and justices may serve on courts in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 323 85-1 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the eligibility of a retired or former judge for assignment in certain proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 109 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to consideration of certain mitigating evidence at the sentencing proceeding of a defendant or the disposition hearing of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 178 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to waive the waiting period for a marriage ceremony. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 196 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to consideration of certain mitigating evidence at the sentencing proceeding of a defendant or the disposition hearing of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 254 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 257 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to a judge's or justice's significant interest in a business entity that owns, manages, or operates a private correctional or rehabilitation facility. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 261 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 380 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to consideration of certain mitigating evidence at the sentencing proceeding of a defendant or the disposition hearing of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 520 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the assignment of certain judges as a visiting judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 920 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to additional primary election ballot information for judicial candidates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1005 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to allowing judges to use juror identification numbers when polling the jury. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1080 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the definition of a state judge for purposes of state driver's license and personal identification laws. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1091 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to special three-judge district courts convened to hear certain cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1253 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to appointment of a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1416 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1439 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the creation of an educational publication for judicial guidance on cases involving a child who may be eligible for special immigrant juvenile status. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1494 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the filing by a court reporter of an official transcript of a court proceeding. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1511 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to appointment of a municipal judge to serve as a visiting justice of the peace in certain proceedings involving misdemeanor traffic offenses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1520 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the assignment to a trial court of a judge or justice who was defeated in a primary or general election. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1564 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of judicial donation trust funds to assist needy children and families appearing before justice and municipal courts. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1656 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1718 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the selection of the local administrative judge for Coryell County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1774 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the jurisdiction and powers of and the referral of certain proceedings to a criminal law hearing officer in Cameron County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1923 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to qualifications of special judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1942 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to judicial authority to issue orders allowing minors to consent to abortions and disclosure of that authority. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2088 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2180 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Galveston County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2278 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to authorizing certain current and retired associate judges to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2398 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures relating to truancy; establishing judicial donation trust funds; providing criminal penalties; imposing a court cost. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2411 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the appointment of an associate judge in a family law proceeding involving a name change. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2531 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2754 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to filing requirements for candidates for certain judicial offices. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2774 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the annual state salary supplement for certain county judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2858 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2890 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the annual state salary supplement for certain county judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2920 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the eligibility of a former or retired statutory probate court judge for assignment as a visiting judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3365 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the compensation and benefits of presiding judges of administrative judicial regions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3376 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the appointment of bailiffs in family district courts in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3377 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the service retirement annuity for certain members of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two who resume service. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3382 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the compensation of associate judges appointed to hear Title IV-D cases or child protection cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3737 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the clerk of the county court at law of Hill County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3747 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the issuance of a concealed handgun license to certain retired judicial officers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4009 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the appointment of associate judges for child protection cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 4103 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to oaths and affirmations of certain judges of municipal courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4213 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Jefferson County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4215 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the statutory county courts in Denton County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 81 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of a district judge. Filed
HJR 90 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the court of criminal appeals and establish one supreme court with civil and criminal appellate jurisdiction. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 166 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the jurisdiction and powers of and the referral of certain proceedings to a criminal law hearing officer in Cameron County. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 286 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to additional primary election ballot information for judicial candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 306 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the information included in the annual report of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 412 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 443 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study and recommendations by the Texas Judicial Council on consolidating the court of criminal appeals and the supreme court or abolishing one of the courts and transferring that court's functions and jurisdiction to the other court. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 455 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to special three-judge district courts convened to hear certain cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 457 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to waive the waiting period for a marriage ceremony. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 812 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the appointment of an associate judge in a family law proceeding involving a name change. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 867 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Galveston County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 905 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the appointment of a county auditor in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1025 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to supplemental compensation paid to certain county judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1136 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of administrative judicial regions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1270 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the compensation of associate judges appointed to hear Title IV-D cases and child protection cases. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1329 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to the attorney general, to assistant attorneys general, and to federal prosecutors, judges, and justices, and to the authority of those individuals to carry certain weapons. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1369 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to reports on attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, guardian, mediator, and competency evaluator appointments made by courts in this state and an interim study on a billing system for attorneys ad litem. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1564 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1620 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to qualifications of special judges. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1665 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1876 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, mediators, and guardians in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1913 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to a court administrator in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1961 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts in Hidalgo County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a justice or judge having an interest in a business entity that owns, manages, or operates a private correctional or rehabilitation facility. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 76 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 129 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 134 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 469 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to assignment of a retired or former judge in certain proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 616 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to restoring the jurisdiction of the constitutional county court in Glasscock County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1051 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to United States attorneys and assistant United States attorneys and to the authority of those attorneys to carry certain weapons. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1126 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1245 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the allocation of money in the judicial and court personnel training fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1365 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the time in which to request a de novo hearing following a ruling by an associate judge in certain family or juvenile law cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1469 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to provisions in protective orders regarding pets and other companion animals; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1702 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to staff and support personnel appointed by certain judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1710 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a cost-of-living increase in compensation for district judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1799 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the private practice of law by a judge of the County Court at Law of Starr County on commissioners court approval. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1885 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the functions and operation of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2211 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures filed in connection with certain county judicial offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2246 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to in camera review and filing of the information at issue in a suit filed under the public information law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2408 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the confidentiality of information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that identifies the home address of certain judges. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2488 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the establishment of an independent agency to function as a tax tribunal. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2772 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain judicial officers are selected. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2881 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the creation of the Task Force to Reduce Habitual Incidents of Driving While Intoxicated. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3136 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the jurisdiction and powers of a criminal law hearing officer in Cameron County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3219 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the places where an elected official who is licensed to carry a concealed handgun may carry a concealed handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3336 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to a judge's findings when sentencing persons convicted of certain drug possession offenses to a term of confinement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3380 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a judge assigned to a trial court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3615 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to notification to the county judge and county emergency responders of the transportation of certain radioactive waste in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3669 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3952 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the composition of the juvenile board of Val Verde County. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HJR 36 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the court of criminal appeals and establish one supreme court with civil and criminal appellate jurisdiction. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of a district judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 100 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the sanctions that may be assessed against a judge or justice following a formal proceeding instituted by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 103 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 209 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the functions and operation of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 231 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Carter, Stefani
Relating to the applicability of certain concealed handgun laws to certain associate judges and other judicial personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 555 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to provisions in protective orders regarding pets and other companion animals; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 577 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 876 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond in a criminal case. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 892 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Carter, Stefani | et. al.
Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to the attorney general and to assistant attorneys general, United States attorneys, assistant United States attorneys, and special assistant United States attorneys, and to the authority of those attorneys to carry certain weapons. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 983 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to in camera review and filing of the information at issue in a suit filed under the public information law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Open Government
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1080 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to a study on the adequacy and appropriateness of additional compensation paid to certain county judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1097 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification cards for certain members of the judiciary. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1108 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the allocation of money in the judicial and court personnel training fund. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1317 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to persons authorized to perform a marriage ceremony. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1471 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1896 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the confidentiality of information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that identifies the home address of certain judges. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
SJR 34 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to expanding the types of sanctions that may be assessed against a judge or justice following a formal proceeding instituted by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 38 83-1 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to the attorney general and to assistant attorneys general, United States attorneys, assistant United States attorneys, special assistant United States attorneys, and certain associate judges and other judicial personnel, and to the authority of those persons to carry certain weapons. Filed
SB 35 83-1 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to the attorney general and the state prosecuting attorney and to assistant attorneys general, assistant state prosecuting attorneys, United States attorneys, assistant United States attorneys, special assistant United States attorneys, and certain associate judges and other judicial personnel, and to the authority of those persons to carry certain weapons. Filed
HR 106 83-2 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Impeaching and suspending from office Judge Elizabeth Coker, Judge of the 258th Judicial District. Filed
HB 39 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to a court's authority to order a proposed patient to receive extended outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 156 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 163 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 165 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Relating to a cost-of-living increase in compensation for district court judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 322 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the eligibility of a former or retired statutory probate court judge for assignment as a visiting judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 323 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 327 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for justices of the peace and municipal judges. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 390 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the service retirement annuity for appellate judges under the Judicial Retirement System Plan Two. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 462 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the assignment of special judges in county courts in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 693 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to where a justice of the peace court is held. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 719 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to trial by special judge of certain matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 768 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the provision of drug court programs in this state. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 799 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to where certain justice of the peace courts may be held. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 857 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to exempting certain judicial officers from certain requirements for obtaining or renewing a concealed handgun license and to the authority of certain judicial officers to carry certain weapons. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1014 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to appointment of a municipal judge to serve as a visiting justice of the peace in certain proceedings involving misdemeanor traffic offenses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1088 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to appraisal review board members. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1174 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1424 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the appointment of a retired judge or former judge as a visiting judge in certain courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1686 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1830 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the method of delivery of certain notices sent by statutory probate court associate judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1931 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to a person who may serve as a special judge in certain civil and family law matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1999 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the nonpartisan election of district judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2037 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication or other care or treatment with respect to certain criminal defendants determined to be incompetent to stand trial. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2210 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the release of certain information regarding child fatalities resulting from abuse or neglect. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2372 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate court judge and subsequent assignment of another judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2394 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the education requirements for certain justices of the peace. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2845 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the authority of a judge to impose a period of confinement in a county jail for a violation of a condition of community supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3047 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the powers of a criminal law hearing officer in Cameron County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3121 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to objections to a judge assigned to a trial court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3238 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to requiring that notice of certain environmental permit applications be sent to county judges. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3393 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the filing by a court reporter of an official transcript of a court proceeding. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3434 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to continuing judicial training. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3443 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the judicial immunity and powers of certain magistrates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3475 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the recusal and disqualification of municipal judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3648 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to the judiciary. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3658 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the judicial and court personnel training fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3693 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the supplemental compensation of certain local administrative district judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3710 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the court of criminal appeals and establish one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 61 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of a district judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HJR 126 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for and changing the terms of office of certain judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 155 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
SB 118 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Relating to a court's authority to order a proposed patient to receive extended outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 191 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to disposition of a contested case by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 279 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 283 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Scott, Connie
Relating to the appointment of associate judges in child protective services cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 284 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 285 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to exempting certain judicial officers from certain requirements for obtaining or renewing a concealed handgun license and to the authority of certain judicial officers to carry certain weapons. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 480 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to certain appeals from judgments of municipal courts of record and to the recusal or disqualification of municipal judges. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 589 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to appraisal review board members. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 823 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to required instruction regarding mental illness and substance abuse for certain judges and attorneys. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1223 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the service retirement annuity for appellate judges under the Judicial Retirement System Plan Two. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1242 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the judicial immunity and powers of certain magistrates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1358 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to electronically transmitting a warrant for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Public Health
SB 1582 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to the judiciary. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1592 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1718 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1722 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the confidentiality of certain information pertaining to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1893 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the appointment of a court reporter by criminal law magistrates, civil law associate judges, and juvenile law masters in Bexar County. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SJR 45 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 79 82-1 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to fiscal and other matters necessary for implementation of the judiciary budget as enacted by H.B. No. 1, Acts of the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, 2011, and to the operation and administration of, and practice and procedures in courts in, the judicial branch of state government. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 29 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the qualifications for office of justice of the peace in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 250 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the abolition of certain district courts, the creation of additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 264 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the date that an increase in the salary of a member of a county commissioners court may take effect. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 295 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring a judge to explain certain matters concerning conditions of community supervision before a defendant enters a plea of not guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 414 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the appointment of a municipal judge in the City of Lubbock. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 423 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to authorizing a judge of a municipal court to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 585 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to records related to an estate of a decedent or incapacitated person. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 598 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the information displayed on certain licenses. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 763 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate court judge and subsequent assignment of another judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 764 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to eligibility for assignment as a visiting judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 765 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to supplemental payments made to certain statutory probate court judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 853 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 856 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Rockwall County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 890 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the terminology used to describe certain judicial officers. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1118 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the appointment of an administrative judge for drug court programs in this state. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1126 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the finality of an administrative law judge's decision in a contested case involving disciplinary action against a physician. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1204 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the use of a judge's staff and office equipment to prepare a response to certain complaints or allegations or to provide certain information. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1354 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from certain persons arrested for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1359 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the making or acceptance of political contributions in a courthouse; providing penalties. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1399 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the powers and duties of municipal court judges. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1529 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the service retirement annuity for certain members of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1647 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to certain judicial findings required before a court may order a person to receive extended outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1663 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1750 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Brazoria County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1781 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the establishment of the Texas Forensic Science Academy as a program of the Texas Engineering Extension Service of The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1793 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to judicial instruction for judges who hear complaints against children alleging violations of certain misdemeanor offenses. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1809 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to proceedings in a statutory probate court during the judge's absence. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1861 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of the judiciary in the event of a disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1906 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the amount of a surcharge assessed on conviction of certain intoxicated driver offenses on the driver's license of certain persons who complete a drug court program. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2189 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to the hours of operation of the court of criminal appeals on a day an execution is scheduled to occur. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2207 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to retirement qualifications for appellate judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2234 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain judges to take the bar examination. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2258 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the authority of a judge to suspend the imposition of a sentence and place a defendant on community supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2435 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the location of an arbitration trial. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2472 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to persons authorized to perform a marriage ceremony. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2496 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the posting of statements, registrations, and reports filed with the Texas Ethics Commission on the commission's Internet website. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2635 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the issuance of Municipal Judge and Justice of the Peace specialty license plates. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2724 81-0 (2009) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2824 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to appointment of counsel in appeals of certain eviction suits. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2835 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the delegation of duties of a county judge in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2876 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the authority of an administrative law judge to order the release of certain information relating to a child abuse and neglect investigation. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3146 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for certain judicial offices and to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of judicial candidates, and officeholders, in connection with certain judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3315 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the employment and powers of, and procedures for matters referred to, a statutory probate court associate judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3324 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the assignment of special judges in county courts in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3352 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the collection, dissemination, and correction of certain judicial determinations for a federal firearm background check. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3468 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the selection, duties, and compensation of a presiding criminal judge in Travis County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3549 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the qualifications of statutory county court judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3554 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the appointment of an associate judge to serve a district court in Brazoria County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3595 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the provision of drug court programs in this state. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3710 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to consideration of district court cases by judges of certain constitutional county courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3742 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to certain appeals against school districts made to the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3763 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the jurisdiction and administration of, and procedures relating to, certain courts in this state, including procedures for appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3892 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al. Relating to compensation and benefits received by a Chapter 90 Civil Practice and Remedies Code multidistrict litigation pretrial judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3907 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication to certain criminal defendants and to the release of those defendants from certain facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3995 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the operation of the judiciary. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Reported favorably as substituted
HB 4370 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of Harris County probate judges to sign orders and act on each other's behalf in the event of their absence, disqualification, or incapacity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4383 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to certain license plates issued by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 4403 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the filling of a vacancy in state judicial offices by appointment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4518 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to district court cases that may be considered by judges of constitutional county courts located within the 76th Judicial District and 276th Judicial District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 4543 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to a cost-of-living increase in compensation for district court judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4548 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4760 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the minimum salary that must be paid to county court at law judges in Hidalgo County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HJR 105 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to requiring board certification for appellate judges and justices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 106 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment on the qualifications for district judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 138 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in the offices of justices of the supreme court, judges of the court of criminal appeals, and district judges by appointment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HR 480 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Creating a Special Committee on Impeachment to consider the impeachment of Judge Sharon Keller of the Court of Criminal Appeals for gross neglect of duty and conducting her official duties with willful disregard for human life. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 55 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to judicial instruction for judges who hear complaints against children alleging violations of certain misdemeanor offenses. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 281 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the confidentiality of the home address information of the spouses of certain federal judges and certain state judges. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 314 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the treatment of longevity pay that is paid to certain state judges and justices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 320 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the qualifications for office of justice of the peace in certain counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 420 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the performance evaluation criteria for judges employed by a municipality. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 477 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to eligibility for assignment as a visiting judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 497 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to compensation paid to certain judges and justices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 537 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the emergency installation and use of a device to intercept wire, oral, or electronic communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 603 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Rockwall County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 657 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the selection of the local administrative district judge for Blanco, Burnet, Llano, and San Saba Counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 683 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the employment, powers, and duties of and procedures for matters referred to a statutory probate court judge or associate judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 742 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the qualifications to serve as an associate judge or visiting associate judge in certain family law proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 782 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the filling of a vacancy in an appellate judicial office by appointment and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of the person appointed. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 916 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to exempting certain judicial officers from certain requirements for obtaining or renewing a concealed handgun license and to the authority of certain judicial officers to carry certain weapons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 922 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the powers and duties of certain magistrates. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 935 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to authorizing a judge of a municipal court to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 992 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the jurisdiction and administration of, and procedures relating to, certain courts in this state, including procedures for appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to subcommittee
SB 1062 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to creating an online resource center for individuals handling child abuse and neglect cases. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1152 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Relating to the making or acceptance of political contributions in a courthouse; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1267 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to transfer of certain probate matters and guardianship matters. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1278 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the authority of a judge to suspend the imposition of a sentence and place a defendant on community supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 1323 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the amount of a surcharge assessed on conviction of certain intoxicated driver offenses on the driver's license of certain persons who complete a drug court program. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1436 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the appeal of a censure issued by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1437 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the powers of an associate judge in a Title IV-D case. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1438 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to compliance requirements for candidates for judicial office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1440 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to orders and judgments rendered by associate judges in child support and child protection cases and to the investigation of child abuse and neglect. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1477 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to a court's authority to order a proposed patient to receive extended outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1607 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from certain persons arrested for certain intoxication offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1651 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to state indemnification of certain judges and certain judicial appointees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1682 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to periodic court approval of participation by a criminal defendant in a pretrial intervention program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1767 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to practices and procedures in child abuse and neglect cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 1840 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1866 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the collection, dissemination, and correction of certain judicial determinations for a federal firearm background check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2207 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to retirement qualifications for appellate judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 2226 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 23 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 44 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 41 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain public officials and their spouses and to the immunity from liability of certain agencies. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 319 80-0 (2007) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 498 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain federal judges and their spouses. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 645 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the salary of a district judge presiding over multidistrict litigation. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 775 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to reports by certain juvenile court judges on children committed to Texas Youth Commission facilities. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 842 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by judges and justices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 930 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to certain orders rendered by, and preservation of the record in matters heard by, an associate judge under the Family Code. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1077 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to working papers and electronic communications of State Office of Administrative Hearings administrative law judges. House: State Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1087 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the qualifications to serve as an associate judge in certain family law proceedings. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 1125 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Montgomery County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1204 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to donations of juror reimbursements. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1346 80-0 (2007) Author: Latham, Thomas
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to continuing education for truancy magistrates in certain counties. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1380 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to court security and the use of money in courthouse security and municipal court building security funds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1428 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the abolition of certain district courts, the creation of additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in certain counties. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1442 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to compensation paid to statutory county court judges and certain fees collected by statutory county courts. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 1482 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Laredo. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1510 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the minimum and maximum terms of community supervision for a defendant charged with the commission of a felony. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 1547 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1610 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the requirement that a judge release on community supervision certain defendants convicted of certain state jail felonies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1889 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to allowing certain active judicial officers and bailiffs to carry weapons. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1908 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1995 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the time in which to appeal a report by an associate judge in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2068 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to trial by special judge in civil and family law cases. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 2201 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Grimes and Waller Counties and to the composition of the 9th Judicial District. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 2263 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain judges. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2300 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the carrying of weapons by certain judges and justices and district and county attorneys. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2469 80-0 (2007) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the compensation paid to a statutory county court judge in Gregg County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2501 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship referred to an associate judge. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2617 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Laredo. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2725 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the recovery of certain attorney's fees and costs incurred in certain proceedings to review decisions made by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2906 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the reorganization and administration of, and procedures relating to, courts in this state, including procedures for appeals. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2940 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of an associate judge in certain family law proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2967 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to a performance bond required of a statutory probate court judge. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3083 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the creation of a judicial district in Grayson County and to the composition of the 6th Judicial District and the 336th Judicial District. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3135 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the compensation paid to retired and former judges or justices while assigned as visiting judges in certain courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3505 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to requirements for judicial training on issues regarding family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse and neglect. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3561 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the jurisdiction of certain courts to dispose of separate felony and misdemeanor charges pending against the same defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3562 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to eligibility of certain judges to be named on a list of retired and former judges. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 3726 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to liability of judges required to serve on juvenile boards of certain counties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3802 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the assignment of a visiting judge in a criminal matter. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 3805 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the assignment of visiting judges. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 3816 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the execution of an innocent person as the subject of a court of inquiry. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3818 80-0 (2007) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas-Louisiana border region economic development steering committee. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
HB 3884 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the qualifications of statutory county court judges. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 4007 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the county courts at law in Nueces County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 4107 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts in Nueces County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 4125 80-0 (2007) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the compensation paid to a statutory county court judge in Gregg County. House: Judiciary Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HJR 36 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit a state justice or judge who reaches the mandatory age of retirement while in office to complete the justice's or judge's current term. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 78 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointment to fill vacancies in certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HJR 89 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to requiring board certification for appellate judges and justices and to increasing the age and experience requirements and requiring board certification for district judges. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
SB 178 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to working papers and electronic communications of State Office of Administrative Hearings administrative law judges. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 271 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the qualifications to serve as an associate judge in certain family law proceedings. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 396 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 397 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the administration of an oath in this state. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 406 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to a motion for the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate court judge. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 431 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of an associate judge in certain family law proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 466 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the composition of the Cass County Juvenile Board. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 549 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the authority of a visiting judge for a district court to conduct proceedings at the county seat of a county other than the county in which a case is pending. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 600 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to compensation paid to statutory county court judges and certain court-related fees. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 604 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Montgomery County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 743 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the requirements for an appointment as a special commissioner in a condemnation proceeding. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 749 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the authority and salary of a district judge presiding over multidistrict litigation proceedings in cases involving claims for asbestos-related or silica-related injuries. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 806 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 821 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the use of certain excess contributions to the judicial fund that are remitted to certain counties. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 835 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to exempting certain federal judges from certain procedural requirements for obtaining or renewing a concealed handgun license. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 998 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to a defendant's inability to pay certain expenses during a period of probation provided by a judge in a justice or municipal court. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1024 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the requirements for appointment as a visiting statutory probate court judge. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary
SB 1109 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to exempting certain federal judges from certain procedural requirements for obtaining or renewing a concealed handgun license. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1125 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to statutory probate court associate judges. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1204 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
Relating to the reorganization and administration of, and procedures relating to, courts in this state, including procedures for appeals. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 1301 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the recovery of certain attorney's fees and costs incurred in certain proceedings to review decisions made by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1411 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to requirements for judicial training on issues regarding family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse and neglect. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1519 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to longevity pay for certain state judges and justices. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1554 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of a judge of a court of record to determine the system of recordkeeping used to record the court's proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1556 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the appointment of regional presiding judges by the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1799 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a performance bond required of a statutory probate court judge. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1839 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the eligibility of certain officers to serve as election judges or clerks. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1890 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the salary of the judge of a county court at law in Hidalgo County. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1976 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the composition of the McLennan County Juvenile Board. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 2016 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Merritt, Tommy
Relating to the compensation paid to a statutory county court judge in Gregg County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 2028 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts in Nueces County. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 22 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a visiting judge of a district court to hold proceedings at the county seat of a county other than the county in which a case is pending. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SJR 32 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointment to fill vacancies in certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 59 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow an officer of a municipal utility district to simultaneously serve as an election judge. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 231 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to trial by special judge in civil and family law cases. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 596 79-0 (2005) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the appointment of judges to the City of Amarillo municipal court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 679 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the participation of a judge in political party activities. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 780 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to the compensation of district judges in Cameron County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 788 79-0 (2005) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the jurisdiction of the district court and the transfer of cases from the county courts in the 50th Judicial District to the district court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 832 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the salary of a district judge presiding over multidistrict litigation. House: Judiciary Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1001 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma | et. al. Relating to the compensation of state judges and to the computation of retirement benefits for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1158 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the compensation of state judges. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1168 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and to the immunity of certain judges for administrative acts in connection with those departments. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1179 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of an associate judge in certain family law cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1180 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the salaries of state judges. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1271 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the voter registration of certain persons disqualified from jury service. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1326 79-0 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and to the immunity of certain judges for administrative acts in connection with those departments. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1410 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott | et. al. Relating to annual state salary supplements for county judges. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 1556 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1617 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the supplemental compensation of district judges and justices of the courts of appeals. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 1625 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the compensation of district judges in Bexar County. House: Judiciary Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1686 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of administrative judicial regions. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1749 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to an additional filing fee to provide supplemental compensation to the justices of the Texas Supreme Court and courts of appeals. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1859 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a court's continuing jurisdiction to handle the disposition of a felony case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1860 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a judge to reduce or terminate the community supervision of a defendant convicted of an offense punishable as a state jail felony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1887 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the exercise of judicial discretion with respect to the administration of community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1895 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the authority of an associate judge appointed by a court with family law jurisdiction. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 2124 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to appointment of counsel in appeals of certain eviction suits. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 2193 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the operation of a system of community supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2365 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2407 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the hearing of a child protection case by an associate judge. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2436 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to statutory authority to reduce certain appropriations made by the legislature in support of the courts and to certain law library fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2531 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the local administrative judge for the El Paso Council of Judges. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 2671 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the assignment of certain visiting judges. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2700 79-0 (2005) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 2795 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain appointments made by the governor and the chief justice of the supreme court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3168 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the court house security fund House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3441 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the exchange of benches between justices of the peace. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3481 79-0 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the appointment of magistrates in the district courts and statutory county courts in Montgomery County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3519 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the appointment of temporary justices of the peace in certain counties. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3531 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the Dallas County district and county courts administration and court services. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3541 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the powers and duties of magistrates in Brazos County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3557 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to statutory probate court associate judges in certain courts in Harris County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HJR 85 79-0 (2005) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointment to fill vacancies in certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HJR 87 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 368 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the compensation of state judges and to the computation of retirement benefits for state judges and for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
SB 553 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 584 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the appointment in Blanco, Burnet, Llano, and San Saba Counties of associate judges in the district court and of criminal law magistrates in the drug courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to s/c by chair
SB 585 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to creation of a judicial district in Blanco, Burnet, Llano, and San Saba Counties, to the election of a local administrative district judge for those counties, to the juvenile board in those counties, and to the district courts in those counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 631 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the compensation of certain district judges in Denton County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 670 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the appointment of judges to the City of Amarillo municipal court. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 832 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the compensation of state judges and to the computation of retirement benefits for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .
SB 845 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the hearing of a child protection case by an associate judge. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 906 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and to the immunity of certain judges for administrative acts in connection with those departments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1066 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the compensation of district judges in Bexar County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1147 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the appointment of visiting associate judges. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1266 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the administration of a system of community supervision for certain defendants convicted of criminal offenses and to the suspension of driver's licenses for defendants convicted of certain offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1459 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the assignment of certain visiting judges. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 1467 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the supplemental salaries of district judges in Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1611 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce certain appropriations made by the legislature in support of the courts and to certain law library fees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1791 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1832 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the assignment of judges to hear certain cases in the Harris County civil courts at law. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SJR 16 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointment to fill vacancies in certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 36 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Proposing a constitutional amendment to include a constitutional county court judge on the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 11 79-1 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the compensation of state judges and county judges, to the computation of retirement benefits for state judges and for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, and to providing funds for court-related purposes; making an appropriation. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 12 79-1 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the compensation of state judges and county judges, to the computation of retirement benefits for state judges and for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, and to providing funds for court-related purposes. House: Judiciary Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 69 79-1 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the operation of a system of community supervision. House: Corrections Posting rule suspended
SB 6 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Appropriating money for the support of state government. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 11 79-1 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the compensation of state judges and county judges, to the computation of retirement benefits for state judges and for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, and to providing funds for court-related purposes. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 36 79-1 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the compensation of state judges and to providing funds for other court-related purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 11 79-2 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the compensation of state judges and county judges, to retirement benefits for state judges, and to providing funds for court-related purposes; making an appropriation. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 64 79-2 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HJR 18 79-2 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
SB 6 79-2 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the compensation of state judges and county judges, to retirement benefits for state judges, and to providing funds for court-related purposes; making an appropriation. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
HB 203 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 213 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the compensation of district judges in Travis County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 272 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to training regarding sexual assault for a judge or judicial officer. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 296 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to petition requirements for an application for a place on the general primary election ballot for certain judicial candidates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 312 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the accrual of interest on overdue child support. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 339 78-0 (2003) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of administrative judicial regions. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 389 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to permit application and hearing procedures under the Texas Mass Gatherings Act; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 404 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the participation of a judge at a political party convention. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 413 78-0 (2003) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to special license plates for county judges and retired county judges. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 445 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the filing of a recusal motion in a proceeding involving a temporary guardianship. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 461 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the assignment of certain retired or former judges as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 510 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the issuance of special license plates for federal administrative law judges. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 680 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to a motion for recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate court judge. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 821 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the methods of providing notice of an associate judge's report in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 823 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to associate judges for certain family law matters. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 858 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the salaries of certain judges in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 883 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the powers of an associate judge under the Family Code. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1140 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the acceptance of a referral fee or gift by certain judges; providing a criminal penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1213 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the recording of jury deliberations in civil and criminal proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1421 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the disqualification of a district judge in certain actions arising under the Election Code. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1482 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the authority of a judge to reduce or terminate the community supervision of a defendant convicted of an offense punishable as a state jail felony. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1498 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to disclosure of the individual vote of each member of the supreme court on a petition for review or application for writ of error. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1511 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth | et. al. Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1514 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the imposition of sanctions on defendants who violate conditions of community supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1539 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to associate judges for statutory probate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1679 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the review of a proposed municipal annexation that prevents another municipality from engaging in any significant future annexation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1693 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1714 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to eligibility for community supervision, the conditions of supervision, and the duration of the period of community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1716 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn | et. al. Relating to conflicts of interest of certain local public officials engaged in the practice of law. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1717 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the compensation of district judges who preside over certain proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1755 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the assignment of visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1768 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the recovery by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct of certain costs, fees, and expenses on a finding of misconduct of a judge. House: Judicial Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1897 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to the supplemental salaries of certain judges in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1944 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the compensation of a statutory probate court judge while assigned as a visiting judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1945 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain fees collected by clerks of county courts and statutory county courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2083 78-0 (2003) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to certain municipal courts of record. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2127 78-0 (2003) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al. Relating to certain information provided to an attorney appointed to represent an indigent defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2157 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the use of the judicial and court personnel training fund. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2234 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the appointment of a bailiff for the 411th District Court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2402 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the compensation of district judges in Collin and Travis counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2552 78-0 (2003) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the transfer of or assignment of a statutory probate court judge to hear certain probate matters. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2592 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the compensation of certain judges who preside over certain proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2682 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the designation of permanent places for certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2753 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to contributions by and benefits for certain members and retirees under the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One and the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2836 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to general provisions proceedings for court ordered mental health services. House: Public Health Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2837 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to general provisions proceedings for court ordered mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2838 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to general provisions proceedings for court ordered mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2843 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to legal and judicial ethics. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2853 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to additional fees and court costs for the State Commission on Judicial Conduct; imposing a judicial occupation fee. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2863 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the functions of the State Office of Administrative Hearings, including hearings functions transferred to the office from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2944 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the courts of appeals districts and membership of the courts of appeals. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 3180 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to masters and associate judges for certain family law matters.. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3306 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain appropriations made in support of the courts by the legislature to certain individuals and governmental entitites, to the assignment and compensation of certain visiting judges, and to the Eighth, Ninth, and Eleventh courts of appeals districts. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3384 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to associate judges appointed by certain district courts in Dallas County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3385 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the assignment of certain judges by the chief justice of the supreme court. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3603 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the appointment or election of judges of municipal courts of record in the City of Bedford. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3611 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to the compensation of statutory county court judges in Travis County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 13 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting judicial candidates from accepting political contributions except during the year preceding and the six months following an election and changing the terms of office of certain justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 20 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain complaints and reports received by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to be sworn. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 42 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the requirements for persons serving as district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 48 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the removal of justices of the peace by the legislature and specifying when the house and the senate may consider the removal of justices of the peace and other officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 63 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointment to fill vacancies in certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 64 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to include a constitutional county judge on the membership of State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 67 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the court of criminal appeals and establishing one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 97 78-0 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 54 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to training regarding sexual assault for a judge or judicial officer. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 322 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to persons who may administer oaths in Texas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 365 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to special license plates for county judges and retired county judges. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to s/c by chair
SB 379 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 449 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the number of justices for the eighth and ninth courts of appeals districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Received from the Senate
SB 532 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the acceptance of a referral fee or gift by certain judges; providing a criminal penalty. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 552 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the period for which a court may order temporary inpatient mental health services for certain persons. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 794 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 828 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Nixon, Joe
Relating to the supplemental salaries of district judges in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 921 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Relating to the operation of community supervision and corrections departments and to the early release of a defendant from community supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 922 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the appointments and duties of Tarrant County criminal magistrates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1043 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1107 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the assignment and compensation of certain justices or judges as visiting judges and to service credit in the judicial retirement system for certain visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
House passage as amended reported
SB 1147 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Relating to the functions of the State Office of Administrative Hearings, including hearings functions transferred to the office from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1196 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to conduct a financial audit of certain judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1294 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the accrual of interest on overdue child support. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1465 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the establishment of criminal law magistrates in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1722 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to legal and judicial ethics. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1781 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the supplemental salaries of judges of the district courts having jurisdiction in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1797 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the supplemental salaries of district judges in Travis County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1872 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain individuals and governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1889 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the appointment of a bailiff for the 411th District Court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SJR 33 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointment to fill vacancies in certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SJR 40 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the court of criminal appeals and establishing one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 41 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment related to the number of justices on the supreme court and the number of judges on the court of criminal appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 54 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Proposing a constitutional amendment to include a constitutional county court judge on the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 97 78-1 (2003) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the compensation of district judges in Williamson County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SJR 6 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment related to the number of justices on the supreme court and the number of judges on the court of criminal appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 28 78-3 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to state and local government fiscal management, including various matters related to increasing administrative efficiency in state government; making related appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 50 78-3 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the compensation of district judges in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs Received from the House
HB 54 78-3 (2003) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the compensation of district judges in Williamson County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HR 348 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 28. Reported enrolled
HB 78 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the assignment of the judge of the 394th District Court as a visiting judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 92 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the composition of the Bowie County Juvenile Board. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 212 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the order of preference for assigning certain visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 388 77-0 (2001) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the eligibility of a federal administrative law judge to receive U.S. Judge license plates. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 534 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the jurisdiction, powers, and duties of an assigned statutory probate court judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 535 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to recording information concerning appointment of certain visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 538 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to jurisdiction of statutory probate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 546 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to judicial training. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 589 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the disqualification or recusal of a judge or justice in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 618 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to officers authorized by law to hold an inquest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 641 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to requiring the comptroller to study the state and federal mandates affecting the region of the state near the border with Mexico. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 844 77-0 (2001) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the salaries of certain justices and judges and to the authority of a county to supplement those salaries. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 900 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the administration of statutory probate courts and to the assignment of statutory probate court judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1107 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the use of money in the county law library fund. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1111 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the authority of a county judge to delegate to another county officer the duty to hear applications for mass gatherings. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1117 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to petition requirements for an application for a place on the general primary election ballot for certain judicial candidates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1180 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to disclosure of a contact between a judge and an officer of a political party regarding a proceeding pending before the judge; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1290 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to jury service; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1355 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bullard. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1376 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the eligibility for appointment of a visiting associate judge in certain family law cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1394 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bullard. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1518 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the appointment and nonpartisan retention or rejection of appellate justices and judges and to elimination of a straight-party vote in connection with district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1715 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of certain county judges to engage in the private practice of law. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1745 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the period during which a person arrested is required to be taken before a magistrate and to the appointment and compensation of counsel to represent indigent persons accused of crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1766 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to administration of oaths in Texas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1818 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil Relating to the authority to impanel general jury panels in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1830 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the composition of the third and eighth administrative judicial regions. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1881 77-0 (2001) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the juvenile board of Kendall County. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1926 77-0 (2001) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the applicability to judicial officers of certain prohibitions against the carrying of handguns or other weapons. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1989 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the authority of a judge of a statutory county court to hear certain alcoholic beverage permit or license applications. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2024 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the number of justices for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2077 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the authority of a child support master to hear certain cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2096 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the composition of the third and eighth administrative judicial regions. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2169 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the disqualification of certain judges or justices of the peace to sit in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2300 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to certain fees collected by clerks and to the use of certain of those fees for salaries of county judges and for services for victims of family violence. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2431 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Relating to special license plates for a municipal judge. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2814 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the operation of statutory probate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2886 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the assignment of certain retired or former judges as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 2935 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the appointment of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3000 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County to rule on an issue of law or fact. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3169 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the composition of the courts of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3174 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the operation of the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and the creation of an appellate judicial system for the district. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3176 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to eligibility for assignment as a visiting judge. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 3192 77-0 (2001) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to associate judges appointed by the district courts of Bexar County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3202 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the disqualification of a judge in an action that arise under the Election Code. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3296 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the compensation of certain retired judges while assigned as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3334 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the composition of the Bowie County Juvenile Board. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3441 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to special license plates for certain government officials. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3447 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the functions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3574 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to associate judges appointed by certain district courts in Dallas County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3663 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the jurisdiction of a county criminal court at law in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3686 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the creation of a county court at law in Hood County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3694 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to an annual salary supplement paid by Cameron County to the local administrative district judge in Cameron County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HCR 325 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make a technical correction in H.B. No. 900. Signed by the Governor
HJR 6 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointment to fill vacancies in the offices of appellate justices and judges and for nonpartisan retention elections for those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HJR 8 77-0 (2001) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the election and terms of office of the judges of County Courts at Law Nos. 10, 11, and 12 of Bexar County, Texas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Not again placed on intent calendar
HJR 17 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment creating a vacancy in a judicial office if a judge or justice becomes a candidate for a public elective office other than a judicial office. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HJR 91 77-0 (2001) Author: Driver, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate obsolete, duplicative, or unnecessary provisions and to correct outdated provisions of the Texas Constitution. House: Constitutional Revision, Select No action taken in committee
HJR 93 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointment for the offices of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HR 1350 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 900. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the period during which a person arrested is required to be taken before a magistrate or released on bond and to the appointment and compensation of counsel to represent indigent persons accused of crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 1/1/02
SB 118 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the applicability to judicial officers of certain prohibitions against the carrying of handguns or other weapons. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 129 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 164 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to officers authorized by law to hold an inquest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 228 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to requiring certain state agencies to study the state and federal mandates affecting the region of the state near the border with Mexico. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 286 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the authority of a county judge to delegate to another county officer the duty to hear applications for mass gatherings. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 303 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the functions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 397 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the assignment of certain retired or former judges as visiting judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 618 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the eligibility for appointment of a visiting associate judge in certain family law cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 666 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the eligibility for appointment of a visiting associate judge in certain family law cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 721 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the functions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 747 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bullard. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 774 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the composition of the third and eighth administrative judicial regions. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 776 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to child support, including the accrual of interest on child support and the treatment of overpayments. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 909 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to associate judges appointed by certain district courts in Dallas County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 941 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the eligibility of former or retired statutory probate judges for certain assignments as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 960 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Nixon, Joe
Relating to the salaries of certain justices and judges and to the authority of a county to supplement those salaries. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1003 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the authority of a judge of a statutory county court to hear certain alcoholic beverage permit or license applications. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1022 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the functions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1169 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the authority of a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County to rule on an issue of law or fact. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1767 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Tillery, Dale
Relating to the issuance of a protective custody order by a magistrate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1810 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the creation of a county court at law in Hood County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SJR 3 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointment for the offices of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 164 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to public statements on political issues by candidates for certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 187 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the disqualification of a judge in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 305 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to the applicability to judicial officers of certain prohibitions against the carrying of handguns or other weapons. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 346 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the nonpartisan election of appellate justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 460 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the assignment of certain retired or former judges as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 474 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to notification of assignment of a visiting judge. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 497 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to personal financial disclosure by certain county officers and candidates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 599 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the application of the open meetings law to district judges performing management or administrative functions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 600 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to restricting the assignment of certain visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 639 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the assignment of certain retired or former judges as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 702 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the qualifications of justices of the peace in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 780 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to designation of a municipal court judge as a member of a county bail bond board. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 869 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to authorizing the appointment of certain visiting associate judges. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 915 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the applicability of certain weapons offenses to conservators of the peace. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 928 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the annual salary supplement paid by the state to certain county judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1106 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1123 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the salaries of certain county court judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1162 76-0 (1999) Author: Crabb, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the authority of a judge to require certain public notice as a condition of community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1213 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the administration of the justice courts in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1274 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the administration of oaths in this state by certain judges and clerks. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1361 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to the appointment of justices of the Texas Supreme Court and judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals and to the nonpartisan retention or rejection of those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1605 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the transfer of cases by statutory probate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1608 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of certain county judges to engage in the private practice of law. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1633 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts of Williamson County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2131 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the disqualification of a judge or justice in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2201 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of a municipal court judge to sit for another municipal court judge under certain circumstances. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2443 76-0 (1999) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the eligibility of a federal administrative law judge to receive U.S. Judge license plates. House: Transportation Considered in Calendars
HB 2534 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the appointment of retired or former judges as visiting judges of certain courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2536 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the salary of the county judge of Dallas County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2556 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Civil Practices Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2589 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the assignment of a justice of the peace as a visiting judge. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2595 76-0 (1999) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the applicability of certain weapons offenses to a judge or justice. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2705 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the collection and use of certain money in the judicial and court personnel training fund. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2863 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the salary of a retired judge or justice assigned to a district court. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2876 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the referral of cases to certain magistrates. House: Judicial Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3031 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the compensation of a presiding judge of an administrative judicial region. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3107 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the order of preference for assigning certain visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3130 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the judges empowered to waive the waiting period for a marriage ceremony. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3309 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the method of judicial selection for Harris County district and statutory county courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3499 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to associate judges appointed by the district courts of Bexar County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 3587 76-0 (1999) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3626 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the collection of a filing fee by certain statutory probate courts and to the annual salary supplement paid by the state to certain statutory probate court judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3706 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the appointment and duties of associate judges and child support masters. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3810 76-0 (1999) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3811 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the appointment of a judge of a municipal court of record in Grand Prairie. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3832 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the composition of the Bell County Juvenile Board. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HJR 26 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the requirements for persons serving as district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 28 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment creating a vacancy in the office of district judge if the judge becomes a candidate for another public elective office. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 38 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the experience requirement for persons serving as district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 49 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointment from a list of judicial selection committee nominees to fill vacancies in the offices of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals, and for nonpartisan retention elections for those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HJR 90 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment creating a vacancy in a judicial office if a judge becomes a candidate for a non-judicial, public elective office. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
SB 59 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the appointment and nonpartisan retention or rejection of appellate justices and judges and to elimination of a straight-party vote in connection with district judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 71 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the creation of the Judicial Compensation Commission. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 78 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges, to the nonpartisan election of district judges, to the retention or rejection of district and appellate judges, and to the creation of certain judicial districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 263 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the assignment of certain retired or former judges as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 265 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the temporary assignment of a district court judge to a court of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 325 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to extending the requirement for judicial instruction related to family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse to certain judges and judicial personnel. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 410 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to requiring a candidate for statewide judicial office to submit a petition with the candidate's application for a place on the ballot. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 611 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts of Williamson County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 626 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 757 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 760 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to magistrates in Lubbock County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 788 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to claims against, including motions for the recusal or disqualification of, certain judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 837 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 921 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the applicability to judicial officers of certain prohibitions against the carrying of handguns or other weapons. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 952 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the referral of cases to certain magistrates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1001 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to multicounty statutory probate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1002 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the transfer of cases by statutory probate courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1187 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to judicial and court personnel training. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1215 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Relating to the release of confidential information obtained in connection with certain presentence investigations and postsentence reports. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1229 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of administrative judicial regions. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1346 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1436 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the authority of a judge to conduct certain judicial proceedings in a county other than the one in which the suit is filed. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1518 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the collection of a filing fee by certain statutory probate courts and to the annual salary supplement paid by the state to certain statutory probate court judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1719 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the salary of a retired or former judge or justice assigned to a district court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1735 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the appointment and duties of associate judges and child support masters. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SJR 9 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the court of criminal appeals and establishing one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction and revising the manner in which appellate justices are selected, using a combination of appointment, partisan elections, and nonpartisan retention elections. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 10 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 11 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appointment of appellate justices and judges by the governor with retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot for those justices and judges, for the nonpartisan election and retention or rejection of district judges, for the election of certain district judges from state representative districts or commissioners court precincts, and for the alteration of the terms of certain judicial offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 43 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the reapportionment of the courts of appeals districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 50 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the regulation of political contributions and political expenditures in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 57 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the authority of active and retired judicial officers to carry certain weapons. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Tagged in committee
HB 73 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the disqualification of a judge in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 131 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to political contributions made in connection with certain judicial offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 215 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the qualifications of a district court judge. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 216 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the qualifications of office for appellate judges and justices. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 284 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to notification of assignment of a visiting judge. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 356 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to certain judicial salaries. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 367 75-0 (1997) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to fees collected by a judge or justice for certain services. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 391 75-0 (1997) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to voting in connection with certain judicial races. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 398 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the salaries of certain statutory county court judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 455 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to objection to a visiting judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 518 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 576 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to associate judges appointed by the district courts and county courts at law of Fort Bend County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 591 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to fees and costs for certain mental health proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 605 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the eligibility requirements for the chief administrative law judge of the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 632 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the assignment of certain retired or former judges as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 664 75-0 (1997) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the authority of county judges to issue certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 759 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to associate judges appointed by the district courts and county courts at law of Fort Bend County. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 783 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the assignment of certain appellate judges and justices as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 856 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the removal and suspension of judges in municipal courts of of record in San Antonio. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 884 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to personal financial disclosure statements filed by certain county and district officers and candidates. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 949 75-0 (1997) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to objection to an assigned judge. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 954 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the assignment of certain appellate judges and justices as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1040 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the salaries of statutory county court judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1175 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the method of selection of certain justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1352 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the appointment, election, and retention or rejection of appellate justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1492 75-0 (1997) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the powers of a judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1570 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the administration of oaths in this state by certain judges and clerks. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1683 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the issuance of special license plates to county judges. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1722 75-0 (1997) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to court administration in El Paso County, to the creation of the County Courts at Law No. 6 and No. 7 of El Paso County, Texas, and to the assignment of certain judges in El Paso County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1792 75-0 (1997) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the authority of a judge to impose sentence on a defendant convicted of a state jail felony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1838 75-0 (1997) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the juvenile board of Red River County. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1974 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the payment of a supplemental salary to the district judges in Collin County and validation of certain prior acts of the commissioners court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2089 75-0 (1997) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to court administration in El Paso County, to the creation of the County Courts at Law No. 6 and No. 7 of El Paso County, Texas, and to the assignment of certain judges in El Paso County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2280 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron Relating to holding at the same time more than one office of municipal judge filled by appointment. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2308 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the list of former and retired judges subject to assignment. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2504 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts of Williamson County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2607 75-0 (1997) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the juvenile board of Red River County. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2697 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the salary from the state of a district judge who serves as a local administrative district judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2763 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the application of the open meetings law to judges performing management functions in connection with a community supervision and corrections department. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2820 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2837 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain filing fees and salaries of judges in the statutory county courts of certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3086 75-0 (1997) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to statutory probate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3105 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the supplemental salaries of judges of the district courts having jurisdiction in Midland County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3119 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3142 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the qualifications of a judge of a statutory county court. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3143 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the qualifications of a judge of a statutory county court of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3229 75-0 (1997) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the appointment of criminal law magistrates in Kaufman County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3247 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the application of the open meetings law to judges performing management functions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3537 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the removal and suspension of judges in municipal courts of record in San Antonio. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3560 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to salary supplements from the state for certain county attorneys and county judges. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3588 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 3595 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the delegation of duties of the county judge of Webb County. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3605 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the assignment of the judge of the County Court at Law of Nolan County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HJR 15 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to involuntary retirement of judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 21 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the requirements for persons serving in certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 22 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of judicial districts and to the selection of district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 49 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 69 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the method of selection of certain justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 75 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointments to fill vacancies in the offices of appellate justices and judges, for a partisan election followed by retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot for those justices and judges, and for the appointment of district judges in accordance with certain standards. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 87 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a person who holds the office of municipal court judge to hold more than one civil office of emolument at the same time. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 92 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment creating a vacancy in the office of district judge if the judge becomes a candidate for another public elective office. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 107 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the qualifications of district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 73 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to financial statements filed by judges of statutory county courts and statutory probate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 96 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the regulation of political contributions and political expenditures in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 224 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the authority of county judges to issue certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 310 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Relating to certain judicial salaries. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 323 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to judicial training and continuing education for administrative law judges of the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 328 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the creation of the Judicial Compensation Commission. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Considered in Calendars
SB 330 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the sunset review of the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 331 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to procedures in a contested case in which the hearing is conducted by the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 332 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the decisions of certain administrative law judges in occupational licensing contested cases and to judicial review of those decisions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 409 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges, to the nonpartisan election of district judges, to the retention or rejection of district and appellate judges, and to the creation of certain judicial districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 415 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Relating to associate judges appointed by the district courts and county courts at law of Fort Bend County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 421 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to the assignment of certain former district judges as visiting judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 452 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the eligibility requirements for the chief administrative law judge of the State Office of Administrative Hearing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 607 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the assignment of certain appellate judges and justices as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 611 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Garcia, Domingo
Relating to criminal law magistrates in Dallas County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 621 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the appointment, election, and retention or rejection of appellate justices and judges and to elimination of a straight-party vote in connection with appellate and district justices and judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 628 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges, to the nonpartisan election of district judges, to the retention or rejection of district and appellate judges, and to the creation of certain judicial districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 726 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Moreno, Paul
Relating to court administration in El Paso County, to the creation of the County Courts at Law No. 6 and No. 7 of El Paso County, Texas, and to the assignment of certain judges in El Paso County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 999 75-0 (1997) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to objections to the assignment of visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 1173 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Clark, Ron
Relating to holding at the same time more than one office of municipal judge filled by appointment. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1186 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the powers of a judge. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1230 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the payment of a supplemental salary to the district judges in Collin County and validation of certain prior acts of the commissioners court. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1383 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1547 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts of Williamson County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1563 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the objection to certain assigned judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1564 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Leg & Cong Redistricting Referred to subcommittee
SB 1634 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the application of the open meetings law to judges performing management functions in connection with a community supervision and corrections department. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SJR 20 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Considered in Calendars
SJR 23 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appointment of appellate justices and judges by the governor with retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot for those justices and judges, for the nonpartisan election and retention or rejection of district judges, for the election of certain district judges from commissioners court precincts, and for the alteration of the terms of certain judicial offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 25 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointments to fill vacancies in the offices of appellate justices and judges, for a partisan election followed by retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot for those justices and judges, and for the appointment of district judges in accordance with certain standards. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SJR 26 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appointment of appellate justices and judges by the governor with retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot for those justices and judges, for the nonpartisan election and retention or rejection of district judges, for the election of certain district judges from state representative districts or commissioners court precincts, and for the alteration of the terms of certain judicial offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 36 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Clark, Ron
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a person who holds the office of municipal court judge to hold more than one civil office of emolument at the same time. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 41 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and to revise the constitutional redistricting provisions. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Leg & Cong Redistricting Referred to subcommittee
HB 81 74-0 (1995) Author: Munoz, Sergio Relating to the private practice of law by a judge of a statutory county court of Hidalgo County. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 243 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a license for the carrying of certain weapons by judges and justices. House: Public Safety Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 262 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the regulation of political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders, to the disclosure of certain relationships between judges and attorneys, and to personal financial statements filed by certain judicial officeholders; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 402 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the disqualification of a judge in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 482 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to county and district clerks reporting judicial appointments. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 483 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the making and reporting of certain political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 575 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a certification of willingness not to appear and plead as an attorney in court by certain retired and former judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 626 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of a county judge in a county with a population of more than one million to delegate certain responsibilities. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 672 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the assignment of a retired or former judge of a statutory probate court. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 673 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the assignment of a former statutory probate court judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 729 74-0 (1995) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to voting in connection with certain judicial races. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 759 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain retired judges serving as local administrative district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 768 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to statutory court judges and district judges in Midland County exchanging benches and transferring cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 810 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and to retention elections for those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 811 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the nonpartisan election of district judges, to the retention or rejection of district judges, and to the creation of certain judicial districts. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 852 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to investigations of judges by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 926 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders and to the disclosure by a judge of certain special relationships with attorneys; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections No action taken in subcommittee
HB 959 74-0 (1995) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to certain retired and former judges. House: Judicial Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 986 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct marriage ceremonies. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Referred to subcommittee
HB 1110 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to political contributions and expenditures in connection with and the public financing of campaigns for the supreme court and to the increase of certain fees collected by clerks of court; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1137 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to special judges elected by the practicing lawyers of the statutory probate courts in Dallas County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1182 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the nonpartisan election of certain judicial officers. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1235 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to special judges elected by the practicing lawyers of the statutory probate courts in Dallas County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1693 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the qualifications of office for appellate judges and justices. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1740 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to temporary justices of the peace. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1754 74-0 (1995) Author: Crabb, Joe
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the authority to grant a waiver of the 72-hour waiting period for issuance of a marriage license. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1883 74-0 (1995) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to political contributions by certain attorneys to certain judicial candidates or officeholders; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2020 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the salary of a judge of a county court at law in Potter County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2046 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the qualifications of a district court judge. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2071 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Glenn | et. al. Relating to objection to a visiting judge. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 2096 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the appointment of a special judge to preside in a justice court in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2240 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the election of certain judicial officers. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2463 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the taking of an oath by a special judge serving a county court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2795 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to assignment of certain former district judges as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2818 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for the 9th, Second 9th, 221st, 284th, and 359th district courts and the county courts at law in Montgomery County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2980 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to coverage for district judges and volunteer fire departments under the County Government Risk Management Pool. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2996 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the disqualification of certain judges in a criminal case and to certain procedures concerning a court of inquiry. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3044 74-0 (1995) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to informing the jury in a criminal case of the costs of sanctions available to the jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3077 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the appointment of an acting county judge. House: Judicial Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3145 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the election of certain county court judges from election subdistricts. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 3146 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3147 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to abolishing certain district courts, creating additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from s/c favorably as substituted
HB 3181 74-0 (1995) Author: Munoz, Sergio
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the private practice of law by a judge of a statutory county court of Hidalgo County. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3196 74-0 (1995) Author: Moreno, Paul
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to fees received by a judge or justice for certain services. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3217 74-0 (1995) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to associate judges appointed by the county courts at law of Fort Bend County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HCR 27 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Requesting the Texas Center for the Judiciary, Inc., to include in its judicial education curriculum training in issues relating to domestic violence. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HCR 113 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Directing the Texas Department of Transportation to issue "State Judge" plates to Texas Court of Appeal judges, district court judges and magistrates, members of the Administrative Judicial Districts, statutory county court judges, and those judges who preside over special county courts. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 19 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of judicial districts and to the selection of district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 60 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appointment of appellate justices and judges by the governor with retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices and judges and for the alteration of the terms of certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 61 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the nonpartisan election and retention or rejection of district judges, for the election of certain district judges from commissioners court precincts, and for the alteration of the terms of certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 67 74-0 (1995) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the requirements for persons serving in certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 71 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the requirements for persons serving as district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 77 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the requirements for persons serving in certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 78 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the qualifications of judges of district courts. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 84 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the time that a person may serve in certain judicial offices and changing the titles of certain judicial officers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 87 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention for the specific and exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to specify twelve-year terms of service for justices of the United States Supreme Court and for judges of federal courts inferior thereto. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 122 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment by the governor of district judges in certain counties, to the election and composition of county judicial nominating commissions, and to procedures for nominating commissions. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 124 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment to elect the justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals from election subdistricts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 125 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment to elect district judges from election subdistricts. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 126 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 13 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders and to the disclosure by a judge of certain special relationships with attorneys; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 70 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to abolishing certain district courts and creating additional district courts and to the election of district court judges in certain counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 77 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges and to the election on confirmation of those justices and judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 94 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders and to personal financial statements filed by certain judicial officeholders; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 108 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the carrying of certain weapons by judges and justices. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 116 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the method of selection of municipal court of record judges in Arlington. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 165 74-0 (1995) Author: Leedom, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hudson III, Samuel | et. al.
Relating to a certification of willingness not to appear and plead as an attorney in court by certain retired and former judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 247 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain retired judges serving as local administrative district judges. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 313 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Relating to the abolition of certain district courts, the creation of additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 420 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the issuance of special license plates to justices of the peace and municipal court judges. Senate: State Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 516 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to approval of and objection to assignment of certain visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 527 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to conditions of employment for certain officers of the state or a political subdivision of the state. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 581 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct marriage ceremonies. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 691 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the appointment of an acting county judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 717 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of a county judge in counties with a population greater than 1,000,000 to delegate certain responsibilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 780 74-0 (1995) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roberto
Relating to temporary justices of the peace. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 903 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the assignment of certain former judges and justices. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 912 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to associate judges appointed by the county courts at law of Fort Bend County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1197 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Counts, David | et. al.
Relating to a special judge serving a county court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1248 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to the salaries of certain justices and judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Record vote
SB 1384 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the recusal of judges on the supreme court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1386 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the assignment of certain appellate judges and justices as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1448 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to certain former and retired judges serving as visiting judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1499 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Relating to the operation of certain district courts and to the service of former judges in a judicial capacity. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1570 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges, to the nonpartisan election of district judges, to the retention or rejection of district and appellate judges, and to the creation of certain judicial districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1648 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to the abolishment of administrative judicial regions. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SJR 10 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices and judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 26 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election of justices of the supreme court, judges of the court of criminal appeals, justices of the courts of appeals, and certain district judges from subdistricts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 36 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the compensation of certain statutory county court judges and to certain fees and costs collected by district and county clerks for deposit in the judicial fund. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 109 73-0 (1993) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to the election of a special district judge by the practicing lawyers of the court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 184 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley | et. al. Relating to the assignment of a retired or former judge of a statutory probate court. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 238 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to judicial training related to the problems of family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 281 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 349 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct marriage ceremonies. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 440 73-0 (1993) Author: Alvarado, Leo | et. al. Relating to assignment of certain former district judges as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 449 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the organization and administration of judicial districts, to certain court officers and court personnel, and to the composition of certain juvenile boards. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 472 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the exemption of judges and justices from the prohibition against carrying certain weapons. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Record vote
HB 498 73-0 (1993) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to voting in connection with certain judicial races. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 571 73-0 (1993) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the application requirements for a primary ballot for certain judicial offices. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 693 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the election of certain district court judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 702 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to assignment of visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 720 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to political contributions made to and accepted by certain judicial candidates and officeholders; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 797 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the assignment of certain judges and justices as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 886 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to associate judges appointed by the judges of the district courts in Harris County that give preference to criminal cases. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 921 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to abolishing certain district courts, creating additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 965 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to magistrates appointed by the judges of the district courts in Webb County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1049 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to political contributions and expenditures in connection with and the financing of campaigns for the supreme court and to the increase of certain fees collected by clerks of court; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1138 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the term of office of a municipal judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1145 73-0 (1993) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to requiring the judge to determine sentence in the trial of a noncapital offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1258 73-0 (1993) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina | et. al. Relating to abolishing certain district courts, creating additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in Travis County. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 1317 73-0 (1993) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the election between a juvenile court the judge of which is not an attorney and an alternate juvenile court. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1350 73-0 (1993) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to abolishing certain district courts, creating additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in Travis County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1351 73-0 (1993) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to abolishing certain district courts, creating additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in Lubbock and Crosby counties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1357 73-0 (1993) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to a complainant's right to appear before the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1394 73-0 (1993) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges and to the election on confirmation of those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1423 73-0 (1993) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the election of certain county court judges. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1444 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the daily compensation of a retired judge serving as an assigned probate judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1526 73-0 (1993) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the disqualification of a judge in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1566 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the disqualification of judges and justices of the peace. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1567 73-0 (1993) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the election of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1918 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to disclosure of certain information by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1929 73-0 (1993) Author: Munoz, Sergio Relating to the private practice of law by the judge of a statutory county court of Hidalgo County. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1989 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to criminal law magistrates in Travis County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2078 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the organization and administration of the courts of appeals and to the election of justices of those courts. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2132 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the term of office of municipal judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2174 73-0 (1993) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to qualifications of presiding judges of administrative judicial regions. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2276 73-0 (1993) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the procedures for the setting by district judges of the compensation of certain district or county officers or employees. House: Judicial Affairs Meeting cancelled
HB 2329 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the assignment of former and retired judges as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2422 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the nonpartisan election of judicial officers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2424 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to political contributions and expenditures in connection with campaigns for certain judicial offices; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2477 73-0 (1993) Author: Munoz, Sergio
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to commissioning certain magistrates as peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 2593 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to ex parte communications by members of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2762 73-0 (1993) Author: Shields, John Relating to the election of district judges in certain counties by cumulative voting. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2804 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to political contributions and expenditures, public financing of supreme court campaigns, and the rate of occupation tax on attorneys; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 3 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Renato
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Urging Governor Ann Richards to initiate discussion of mutual concerns involving the administration of judicial systems with the governors of Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, Coahuila, and Chihuahua. House: International & Cultural Relations
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Signed by the Governor
HCR 92 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Expressing the intent of the legislature that district court judges be elected from places composed of state representative districts, commissioners court precincts, or justice precincts as assigned by the legislature. House: Judicial Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HCR 138 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Directing the Texas Department of Transportation to issue "U.S. Judge " plates to magistrates of the United States district courts. House: Transportation Signed by the Governor
HJR 16 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair

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