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HB 126 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to certain time limits on a delay in the state's readiness to proceed with the trial of a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 156 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to the supervision by a personal bond office of individuals granted an occupational driver's license; providing for an administrative fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 161 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the procedure for rearrest and adjustment of the bond amount in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 173 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the release on bail of a defendant arrested following a violation of a condition of community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 179 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 738 86-0 (2019) Author: Harless, Sam Relating to the entry of certain bond conditions into the Texas Crime Information Center. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1314 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil Relating to the release on bail of, and the reimbursement to a county for certain costs of confining, a person charged with an administrative violation of parole or mandatory supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1323 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1601 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the release on personal bond of a person who is pregnant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1955 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2020 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the release of defendants on bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 2258 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie Relating to requiring installation of an ignition interlock device as a condition of release on bond for the offense of driving while intoxicated with a child passenger. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2339 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of information concerning the release on bond of persons charged with committing a violent offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2381 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the release on bail of a person charged with a violation of parole or mandatory supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2749 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to grants for the development and operation of pretrial intervention programs for pregnant defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2972 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3283 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the release of certain defendants on bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3849 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the powers and duties of a personal bond or personal bond and pretrial supervision office. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3892 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to court-ordered mental health services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3925 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail and to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4234 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to public access to hearings or proceedings for setting bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4474 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the creation and preservation of certain records of criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4571 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to criminal justice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4604 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the provision of training and technical assistance provided by the division. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4751 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HJR 62 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to an accused person if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community and the victim of the alleged offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 101 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment creating a presumption that nonviolent criminal defendants will be released on personal bond unless good cause is shown otherwise. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 172 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to certain procedures applicable to a person arrested for an out-of-county offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 173 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for certain costs incurred in confining certain persons arrested following release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 217 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the supervision by a personal bond office of individuals granted an occupational driver's license; providing for an administrative fee. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 362 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to court-ordered mental health services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 628 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 815 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Relating to the creation and preservation of certain records of criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1804 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al.
Relating to public health and safety; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 2186 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the provision of training and technical assistance provided by the division. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2241 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the judges authorized to release on bail a defendant charged with certain offenses, and the considerations for setting the amount of bail. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 37 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to an accused person if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community and the victim of the alleged offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
HB 58 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain first-time marihuana possession offenders; imposing a fee for participation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 362 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the procedure for rearrest and adjustment of the bond amount in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 608 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 609 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the representation of a defendant in certain criminal proceedings in populous counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 664 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the release on bail of a defendant arrested following a violation of a condition of community supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 668 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 686 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to bail release decisions in criminal cases and the payment of certain costs by a defendant released on bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 806 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the punishment for the offense of bail jumping and failure to appear; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1088 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the creation of the offense of prohibited conduct of a bail bond surety. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1141 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bond sureties in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1177 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the release on personal bond of a person arrested for an out-of-county offense under certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1314 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the release on personal bond of a person who is pregnant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1442 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to the release of certain defendants pending a motion for new trial or an appeal from a misdemeanor conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1601 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the release on bail of a person arrested under a warrant issued by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1997 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to authorizing a fee for certain pretrial diversion programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2439 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to policies and procedures for the issuance of personal bonds in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2586 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the electronic filing of bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2702 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2707 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the manner in which a bail bond or personal bond is forfeited. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
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 3076 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to bail bond boards in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3165 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to certain pretrial procedures in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3303 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of a pretrial drug diversion program House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3515 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the disposition by a peace officer of certain Class B misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3738 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3979 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the supervision by a personal bond office of individuals granted an occupational driver's license; providing for an administrative fee. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4020 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans who successfully complete a veterans court pretrial intervention program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 4103 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4199 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 98 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of pretrial release of a person accused of a noncapital offense if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community and the victim of the alleged offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 108 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to increasing the punishment for certain felony offenses committed by a person who is unlawfully present in the United States. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 633 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the release on personal bond of a person arrested for an out-of-county offense under certain circumstances. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1054 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to increasing the punishment for certain offenses committed by a person who is unlawfully present in the United States; changing eligibility for parole and mandatory supervision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1183 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1315 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the duties of a personal bond pretrial release office. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1326 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1399 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to confinement in a community corrections facility of a defendant participating in a pretrial intervention program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1532 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the supervision by a personal bond office of individuals granted an occupational driver's license; providing for an administrative fee. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1576 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1849 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, to the confinement, conviction, or release of those individuals, and to grants supporting populations that are more likely to interact frequently with law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
SB 1913 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2106 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing a fee for certain pretrial intervention programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 8 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment denying bail to certain persons who are unlawfully present in the United States and are taken into custody for committing a felony. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 50 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of pretrial release of a person accused of a noncapital offense if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community and the victim of the alleged offense. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
HB 581 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the manner in which a bail bond or personal bond is forfeited. House: Corrections Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 643 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the procedures for discharging bail in certain criminal proceedings. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 885 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to certain county bail bond boards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 904 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1382 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the procedure for rearrest and adjustment of the bond amount in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1566 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to conditions of bond for defendants charged with certain offenses involving the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2182 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the collection and refunding of certain fees and deposits by a county clerk or district clerk; increasing certain fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2499 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the electronic filing of bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2645 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence and to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, or stalking case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2657 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to jurisdiction and court administration of the El Paso Criminal Law Magistrate Court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2658 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2894 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the election of certain county bail bond board members. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3239 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the procedures applicable to the revocation of a person's release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HR 3395 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2645. Reported enrolled
SB 873 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 965 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the filing of a copy of certain records related to the release of an accused person on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 966 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the recording of the presentment of an indictment by a grand jury. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1690 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the release of a criminal defendant on partial bail and to the procedures governing a cash bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1704 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. Senate: Criminal Justice Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1740 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of certain judges in criminal cases to review and modify a bail bond set by a municipal court judge or justice of the peace. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1746 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a prohibition on requiring a defendant to enter a plea of guilty or nolo contendere as a condition of entering certain pretrial intervention programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1958 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the election of certain county bail bond board members. Senate: Criminal Justice Placed on local & uncontested calendar
SR 1045 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 2645. Reported enrolled
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 359 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the verification of the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 574 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the punishment prescribed for the offense of bail jumping and failure to appear. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1047 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the regulation of certain surety companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1442 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the authority of a county to deposit fees collected by a county bail bond board in a separate county fund. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1562 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to notice provided when a bail bond surety is in default. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1631 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the circumstances under which a final judgment of bond forfeiture may be reformed under a special bill of review. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1667 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the conditions of release on bond for certain defendants charged with the offense of burglary. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1992 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2280 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to prohibited employment by a bail bond surety. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2589 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to certain fees assessed by a community supervision and corrections department; changing a fee. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2733 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the administration and operation of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HJR 39 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to certain persons charged with a violent or sexual offense after having been previously convicted of a violent or sexual offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 51 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment denying bail to certain persons who are unlawfully present in the United States and are taken into custody for committing a felony. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 669 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the manner in which a bail bond or personal bond is forfeited and circumstances under which a final judgment of forfeiture may be reformed. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 688 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 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 975 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the requirements of and liability for a bail bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1217 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the authority of a county to deposit fees collected by a county bail bond board in a separate county fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1397 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the regulation of certain surety companies. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 168 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the requirements of a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 183 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the duty of a law enforcement agency to request information regarding the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 330 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the dissolution of a bail bond board by the commissioners court of certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 674 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the dissolution of certain bail bond boards. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 770 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the punishment prescribed for the offense of bail jumping and failure to appear. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 875 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the identification of certain defendants as foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired and to their release on bail. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1029 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the conditions of release on bond for certain defendants charged with the offense of burglary. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1070 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the taking of a defendant's bail bond by county jailers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1173 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the release on bond of certain persons arrested for a misdemeanor without a warrant in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1382 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the duty of a law enforcement agency to verify the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1658 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the refund of a cash bond to a defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
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 1748 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the refund of a cash bond to a defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1822 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the withdrawal of security by a bail bond surety. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1823 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the authority of certain persons to execute bail bonds and act as sureties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2467 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry 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 3029 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the conditions for release on bond of a defendant charged with certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3077 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a verification of the incarceration of an accused person in a criminal case for the purpose of discharging a surety's liability on a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3381 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the circumstances under which a final judgment of bond forfeiture may be reformed under a special bill of review. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 86 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment denying bail to certain persons who are unlawfully present in the United States and are taken into custody for committing a felony. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 98 82-0 (2011) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment denying bail to certain persons charged with a violent or sexual offense after having been previously convicted of a violent or sexual offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 685 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the release on bond of certain persons arrested for a misdemeanor without a warrant in certain counties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 845 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the filing of a copy of certain records related to the release of accused persons on personal bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 877 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to a verification of the incarceration of an accused person in a criminal case for the purpose of discharging a surety's liability on a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 878 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to a defendant's release on a personal bond or bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 880 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the operation of pretrial intervention and certain other programs by a community supervision and corrections department. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 881 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a personal bond or bail bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 882 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to the filing of a copy of certain records related to the release of accused persons on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 909 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 972 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the taking of a defendant's bail bond by county jailers. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1781 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the conditions for release on bond of a defendant charged with certain intoxication offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 196 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the applicability of hearsay rules in proceedings regarding bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 383 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to county bail bond board meetings in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1335 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2059 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to certain pretrial and post-trial procedures in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2115 81-0 (2009) Author: Moody, Joseph Relating to the punishment prescribed for the offense of bail jumping and failure to appear. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2423 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the procedures governing certain bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 2992 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to authorizing a fee in bail bond forfeiture proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3003 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the creation of a bail bond board by the commissioners court of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3279 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3451 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to procedures regarding the forfeiture and collection of certain bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3615 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the payment of the costs associated with certain conditions of bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3751 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Relating to the conditions of bond for a defendant charged with committing certain offenses against a child and to the denial of bail pending trial with respect to certain defendants who violate those conditions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3769 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to certain fraudulent investment schemes; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4379 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to certain pretrial and post-trial procedures in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 4485 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the identification of certain defendants as foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired and to their release on bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4547 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the requirements of a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 498 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the release of a criminal defendant on partial bail and to the procedures governing a cash bond. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 840 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1381 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the conditions of bond for a defendant charged with committing certain offenses against a child and to the denial of bail pending trial with respect to certain defendants who violate those conditions. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 1393 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the conditions for release on bond of a defendant charged with certain intoxication offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1505 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen
Relating to the arrest and release on bail or other form of bond of certain criminal defendants with a mental illness or with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1506 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the payment of the costs associated with certain conditions of bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 257 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to enter into certain debt collection contracts and to charge collection fees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 298 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the use of bail bond costs. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 465 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bond sureties; creating an offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1158 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the address to which notice of the forfeiture of a bail bond is delivered. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1687 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the information that must be included on the face of an appeal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1939 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the authority of certain peace officers to dispose of a case based on a Class B misdemeanor without taking the alleged offender before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2028 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the issuance of a written notice to appear for certain misdemeanor offenses punishable by fine only. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2674 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the applicability of hearsay rules in proceedings regarding bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3053 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to enter into certain debt collection contracts and to charge certain collection fees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3305 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to personal and monetary bail bond requests. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 3692 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the denial or revocation of bail for a person who violates certain court orders or conditions of bond related to victim or community safety and to the performance of community service by certain persons charged with certain alcohol-related offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 3738 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the establishment and operation of personal bond offices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 6 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to a person who violates certain court orders or conditions of release in a felony or family violence case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 777 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of certain judges in criminal cases to modify the amount or conditions of bail set by a justice of the peace or municipal court judge. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1553 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to personal and monetary bail bond requests. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1593 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to posting notice of a criminal court docket in a designated public place. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1594 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the costs a county may recover after the forfeiture of a bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1595 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to conditions that will exonerate a criminal defendant and the defendant's surety from liability on a bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1826 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the detention pending trial of defendants charged with certain sexual offenses against children and to conditions of release on bail for those defendants who are not detained. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 58 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to defendants charged with certain offenses against children. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 85 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the release on bond of certain criminal defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1245 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the enforcement of the condition for release on bond of a defendant charged with certain intoxication offenses that requires the use of a motor vehicle ignition interlock device; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1464 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the return of a cash bond to certain criminal defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1662 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for release from jail after a delay in prosecution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1954 79-0 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the financial consequences to a county of the appointment of counsel in certain cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1990 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2350 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to security requirements for certain bail bond sureties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2767 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the release of a criminal defendant in certain cases and the eligibility of and citation to certain individuals who act as sureties on bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2791 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the use of substance abuse treatment facilities and other community corrections facilities for individuals referred for treatment as part of a drug court or similar program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2977 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the establishment of criminal law hearing officers in Hidalgo County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3231 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to requiring certain criminal defendants released on personal bond to post an additional cash bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3400 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the use of bail bond costs. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 56 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to a criminal defendant who violates a condition of the defendant's release pending trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
SB 56 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira
Relating to requiring notice before the amount of bail set in certain cases is reduced. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 599 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for release from jail after a delay in prosecution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 624 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1080 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to pre-trial procedures in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 17 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to a criminal defendant who violates a condition of the defendant's release pending trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 90 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the release on bail of a person arrested for an intoxication or alcoholic beverage offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 172 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to securing the appearance of certain persons who have been released on bail; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1031 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the release of a criminal defendant on partial bail and to the procedures governing a cash bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1154 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of counties and municipalities to contract for services to collect forfeited bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1300 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the release on bond of certain criminal defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1431 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for release on appeal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1443 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1466 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the adjustment of bail bonds in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1467 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the release of bond obligations by bail bond sureties; providing criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1609 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to administration of certain oaths by an employee of a personal bond office. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1986 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain matters affecting the handling of a criminal defendant after arrest and before trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2256 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the return of a cash bond to certain criminal defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2729 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2795 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the release on bond of certain persons arrested without a warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2981 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the board composition, establishing a minimum rank for a designee, limiting the municipal court's representation on the board to one position, the election process for the sureties representative and the requirement for board members to read this chapter and the local policies adopted by the board. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3115 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a personal bond or bail bond and to certain procedures in connection with bond forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3520 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the composition of a bail bond board. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Tagged
SB 1336 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to bail bond sureties, county bail bond boards, and liability on and forfeiture of personal bonds and bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1423 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1427 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the board composition, establishing a minimum rank for a designee, limiting the municipal court's representation on the board to one position, the election process for the sureties representative and the requirement for board members to read this chapter and the local polices adopted by the board. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 452 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the operation of certain programs by personal bond offices and the imposition of certain fees and costs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 512 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the release on bond of certain persons arrested without a warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 941 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the duty of a county to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding certain proceedings in cases of defendants or inmates returned to the county on a bench warrant. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1093 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to certain procedures used to deal with a criminal defendant suspected of being or determined to be incompetent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1102 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a personal bond or bail bond and to certain procedures in connection with a bond forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1158 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to avoiding the release from jail of defendants detained for certain offenses because of delay in obtaining scientific testing results. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1659 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the duty of a county to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding certain proceedings in cases of defendants or inmates returned to the county on a bench warrant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1848 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to securing the appearance of certain persons who have been released on bail; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2192 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2288 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the release of a criminal defendant on bail pending appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3531 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 12 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the denial of bail to certain persons charged with committing intoxication manslaughter. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 26 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to persons charged with a third or subsequent offense involving the operation while intoxicated of a motor vehicle, an aircraft, or a watercraft. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HR 1285 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1119. Reported enrolled
SB 17 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the requirement that a magistrate provide reasonable notice to the attorney representing the state before reducing the amount of bail set for a defendant charged with or convicted of certain serious offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 173 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the deposit and refund of cash with regard to a bond in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 912 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to requiring an accused to give new bond in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1119 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1120 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a bond and to certain procedures in connection with a bond forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1266 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the requirement that the name, address, and phone number of a bondsman appear on the face of performance and payment bonds. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1384 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to certain procedures used to deal with a criminal defendant suspected of being or determined to be incompetent to stand trial. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1403 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to certain bail bond activities. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1613 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1807 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the duties of a magistrate regarding the provision of bail for a person arrested for a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 248 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the requirement that a surety notify a principal of a bail bond or the principal's attorney of the surety's intention to surrender the principal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 488 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the release of a criminal defendant on partial bail and to the procedures governing a cash bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 490 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the procedures and standards governing release on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 577 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the period for which a person arrested or held without a warrant in the prevention of family violence may be held after bond is posted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
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 807 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the fee associated with the installation or the monitoring of a motor vehicle ignition interlock device required as a condition of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 881 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the disqualification of a person convicted of theft from selection or service as a grand juror. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 882 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a personal bond or a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 883 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the regulation of bail bondsmen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 884 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the authority of a private investigator or security officer to execute a capias issued after a forfeiture of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 1321 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of a magistrate to impose certain reasonable conditions of bond and to revoke a bond for violation of one of those conditions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1481 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a personal bond or a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1534 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the eligibility of certain convicted felons for release on bail pending appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2972 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the eligibility of a defendant convicted of a felony for release on bail pending appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 3168 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the duration of a default on a bond forfeiture judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HJR 15 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the denial of bail to certain persons charged with committing intoxication manslaughter. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HJR 27 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment to lengthen the period during which a district judge may issue an order denying bail in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HJR 42 76-0 (1999) Author: Carter, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to persons charged with a third or subsequent offense involving the operation while intoxicated of a motor vehicle, an aircraft, or a watercraft. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
SB 205 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse
Relating to the fee associated with the installation or the monitoring of a motor vehicle ignition interlock device required as a condition of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 216 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the selection of a person as a grand juror or the service by a person as a grand juror. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 306 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants convicted of felonies for release on bail pending appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 403 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a personal bond or a bail bond and to certain procedures relating to a bond; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 482 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the period for which a person arrested or held without a warrant in the prevention of family violence may be held after bond is posted. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 738 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a personal bond or a bail bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 739 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the regulation of bail bondsmen; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1180 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to certain duties of county bail bond boards. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1181 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of a magistrate to impose certain reasonable conditions of bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1332 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to procedures for the release of certain mentally ill defendants on personal bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1194 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the release of a criminal defendant on partial bail and to the procedures governing a cash bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1297 75-0 (1997) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the prosecution of certain commercial bailees for the offense of misapplication of fiduciary property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1566 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to participation in a family violence treatment or education program as a condition of personal bond for certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably as substituted
HB 1864 75-0 (1997) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1968 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to punishing as contempt the violation of a condition of a peace bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2340 75-0 (1997) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2341 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to certification of bail bondsmen by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2484 75-0 (1997) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to an exemption for certain insurance companies regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance from licensing requirements regarding the issuance of bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Posting rule suspended
HB 2536 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to bail, the forfeiture of bail, and the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2831 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the procedures and standards governing release on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3412 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the regulation of corporate sureties that write bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HJR 71 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment to lengthen the period during which a district judge may issue an order denying bail in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 302 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of certain commercial bailees for the offense of misapplication of fiduciary property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 627 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to certification of bail bondsmen by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 876 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the persons eligible for release on bail pending appeal from a felony conviction. Senate: Criminal Justice Subcommittee members named
SB 1215 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to personal bond offices and certain fees collected by personal bond offices. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1806 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the procedures for release of a criminal defendant on personal bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 48 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the denial of bail to certain persons charged with committing certain sexual offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 197 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain requirements for a bail bondsman license. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 198 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the frequency of meetings of a county bail bond board and to the judicial review of decisions of that board. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 199 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the preparation of certain reports by a county or district personal bond office. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 251 74-0 (1995) Author: Dear, Homer Relating to the forfeiture of a bond in satisfaction of a fine and costs in certain misdemeanor cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 270 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to the payment of certain expenses by a bail bondsman. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 522 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to establishing the amount of bail in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 524 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the execution of a warrant for the arrest of a principal of a bail bond by a surety of the bond or a designated agent of the surety. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 555 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the payment of certain expenses by a bail bondsman. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 756 74-0 (1995) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the provision of interpreters, telecommunication devices, and other services for deaf or hearing-impaired persons who are arrested or confined. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1285 74-0 (1995) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the creation of the Commission on Bail Enforcement Agent Standards and Education and the regulation of the practices of bail enforcement agents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1396 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to certain reports and public records to be prepared by a personal bond office. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 1595 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to substitute service of process in forfeiture proceedings arising out of certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1690 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to certain application requirements for a bail bondsman license. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1750 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to conditioning the release after conviction of a defendant on the filing of a bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2059 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the requirement of family violence batterers treatment as a condition of personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 2114 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the composition of a county bail bond board. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2155 74-0 (1995) Author: Siebert, Bill Relating to certain conditions for the release of a criminal defendant on bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2205 74-0 (1995) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the imposition of a bond approval fee in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably as amended
HB 2418 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to bail, the forfeiture of bail, and the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 2532 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties for interest on a personal bond or a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2844 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 124 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to notification of a victim of the offense of stalking about the release on bail of the defendant in the case. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 127 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the temporary detention of certain persons charged with offenses involving family violence or the offense of stalking. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 140 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to bail, the forfeiture of bail, and the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 186 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the payment of certain expenses by a bail bondsman. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 223 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri
Relating to providing notice to victims of domestic violence before releasing the offender. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 303 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the provision of interpreters, telecommunication devices, and other services for deaf or hearing-impaired persons who are arrested or confined. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 453 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the use as collateral of certificates of deposit by an applicant for a license as a bail bondsman. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 454 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to certain application requirements for a bail bondsman license. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 869 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to requirements for a bail bondsman license in certain counties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 917 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties for interest on a personal bond or a bail bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 960 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to certain conditions for the release of a criminal defendant on bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1568 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to the imposition of a bond approval fee in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 111 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 243 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the execution of a warrant for the arrest of a principal of a bail bond by a surety of the bond or a designated agent of the surety. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 289 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to establishing the amount of bail in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 481 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to persons arrested for violation of certain traffic laws. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 521 73-0 (1993) Author: Tallas, Jim
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the forfeiture of a bond in satisfaction of a fine and costs in a misdemeanor case punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 552 73-0 (1993) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al. Relating to establishing the amount of bail in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 692 73-0 (1993) Author: Siebert, Bill Relating to certain conditions for the release of a criminal defendant on bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 962 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to reform of the laws of this state relating to bail; the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen; providing civil penalties; providing criminal penalties; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to bail and forfeiture of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1214 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to reform of the laws of this state relating to bail; the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen; providing civil penalties; providing criminal penalties; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to bail and the forfeiture of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 1284 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the composition of a county bail bond board. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1382 73-0 (1993) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to bail for persons charged with felonies under the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1516 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen and the operation of a county bail bond board; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1939 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to bail and the forfeiture of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably as substituted
HB 1940 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen Relating to regulation of bail bondsmen and providing for educational requirements of bail bondsmen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably as substituted
HB 1963 73-0 (1993) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to personal bonds and bail bonds and the imposition of a bond processing fee in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1964 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the detention and release of a person charged with family violence, the imposition of conditions on that release, and penalties for failure to comply with conditions of release. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2600 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the rules that govern the amount of bail set in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 23 73-0 (1993) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to certain persons charged with certain violent or sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 324 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to establishing the amount of bail in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 432 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the powers and duties of a county bail bond board. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 568 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the forfeiture of a bond in satisfaction of a fine and costs in a misdemeanor case punishable by fine only. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 599 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to the exoneration and forfeiture of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 601 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the forfeiture and remittitur of bail; providing certain fees. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably as substituted
SB 610 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to the composition of a county bail bond board. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1092 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the imposition of a bond approval fee in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 111 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to requiring a prosecutor to provide the court with a written copy of a plea bargain agreement in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 324 72-0 (1991) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to the amount of a personal bond fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 343 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 378 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to determining whether the amount of bond in a certain case should be reduced or raised. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 379 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to substitute service of process in forfeiture proceedings arising out of certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 388 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 563 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to bail for persons charged with felonies under the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 759 72-0 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the availability of bail for a person awaiting extradition after the service of the governor's warrant of arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 931 72-0 (1991) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to a bond fee for the services of peace officers. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1019 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the availability of a personal bond for a person charged with a felony controlled substances offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1045 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to requiring a peace officer who takes the bond of a defendant and releases the defendant to notify the attorney representing the state of that fact. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1074 72-0 (1991) Author: Thomas, Bill Relating to the repeal of a special bill of review for final judgments in bond forfeiture proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 2190 72-0 (1991) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2427 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to reform of the laws of this state relating to bail; the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen; providing civil penalties; providing criminal penalties; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to bail and the forfeiture of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2568 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the period of time of action against the surety after the forfeiture of a Bail Bond and other matters relating to Bail Bonds and Bail Bondsmen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2580 72-0 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to special bills of review of bond forfeiture judgments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2679 72-0 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to restricting the ability of certain defendants charged with capital offenses from being released on personal bond or having the amount of bond reduced. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 1 72-0 (1991) Author: McCollough, Parker | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to certain persons charged with sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
SB 203 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the preparation of a jury list in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 337 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to the availability of bail for a person awaiting extradition after the service of the governor's warrant of arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 409 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to further detention of certain persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 812 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to education requirements for bail bondsmen. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 883 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: McCollough, Parker
Relating to taking a person who commits an offense before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1400 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the release of certain persons on personal bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1536 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the disposition of cash bonds in criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 41 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to limiting the release on bail of certain defendants pending appeals of convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 934 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to bail for persons charged with felonies under the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1163 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to requiring certain defendants to submit to testing for controlled substances or enter a substance abuse treatment program as a condition of bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1216 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the availability of release on personal bond for certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1373 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the manner in which bail is taken in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1378 71-0 (1989) Author: Thomas, Bill Relating to the repeal of a special bill of review for final judgments in bond forfeiture proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1548 71-0 (1989) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the liability of a surety on a bond in a criminal case and the surrender of the principal to the court by a surety. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1929 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the release of certain persons accused of misdemeanors without bail on the condition that they report to county court for arraignment at a later date. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2052 71-0 (1989) Author: Watkins, Gary Relating to fees imposed on the posting of bail bonds. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2154 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the detention and release of a person charged with family violence, the imposition of conditions on that release, and penalties for failure to comply with conditions of release. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Pending in committee
HB 2160 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to requiring a defendant to submit to home confinement and electronic monitoring as a condition of release on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 2425 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the imposition of a fee on bonds in criminal cases and the creation of the crime stoppers advisory council account. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2569 71-0 (1989) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to the education, licensing, and regulation of bail bondsmen; providing a penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
HB 2793 71-0 (1989) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to deferral of proceedings for certain misdemeanor offenses and to imposition of a court cost for the deferral. House: Public Safety Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 2809 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen; providing a penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
HB 2861 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the liability of a surety on a bond in a criminal case, the remittitur of a bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 2964 71-0 (1989) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 349 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the manner in which bail is taken in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 376 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to the availability of release on personal bond for certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 965 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the release of certain persons accused of misdemeanors without bail on the condition that they report to county court for arraignment at a later date. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 966 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to requiring a defendant to submit to home confinement and electronic monitoring as a condition of release on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1171 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to deferral of proceedings for certain misdemeanor offenses and to imposition of a court cost for the deferral. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1330 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the education, licensing, and regulation of bail bondsmen; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1336 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to requiring certain defendants to submit to testing for controlled substances or enter a substance abuse treatment program as a condition of bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1451 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to the imposition of a fee on bonds in criminal cases and the creation of the crime stoppers assistance fund in the state treasury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 43 71-1 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the regulation of certain insurance agents, including agents who engage in the bail bond business; creating offenses and providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HJR 5 71-2 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to a person charged with sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 5 71-3 (1990) Author: Perry, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to a person charged with sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 6 71-3 (1990) Author: Perry, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to certain persons charged with sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SJR 5 71-3 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to a person charged with sexual assault. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 6 71-3 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to certain persons charged with sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 3 71-4 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to a person charged with sexual assault. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 4 71-4 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the denial of bail to certain persons charged with sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 39 70-0 (1987) Author: Blackwood, Bill
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the frequency of meetings conducted by a county bail bond board. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 237 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to the liability of a defendant or his sureties for interest on a forfeited personal bond or bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 381 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to limiting the release on bail of certain defendants pending appeals of convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 406 70-0 (1987) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to the information required on bail bonds and personal bonds and the manner of taking forfeiture of a bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 478 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the manner in which bail is taken in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 784 70-0 (1987) Author: Blackwood, Bill
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the representation on a county bail bond board of a county judge through a designee. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1105 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to the remittitur of a bail bond and the release of a surety from liability for the bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1397 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the imposition of a fee on defendants before their release on bail bonds or personal bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1510 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the regulation of certain insurance agents who engage in bail bond business; providing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1522 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to the execution of a personal bond by a personal bond office for certain criminal defendants. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1755 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the availability of release on personal bond of a defendant charged with a felony under the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1827 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the information required in a personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2074 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the issuance of a warrant for the arrest of a criminal defendant upon application by his surety; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2075 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the liability of a surety on an appearance bond in a criminal case; providing for means of surrendering the defendant by the surety; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2076 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the execution of a capias when a bond is forfeited; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2077 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the causes which will exonerate; relating to the time passage necessary for certain judgments to become final; relating to the remittitur of a bond and the release from liability for the bond if the defendant dies, is arrested or appears before a final judgment of forfeiture of the bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2078 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the liability of surety on an appearance bond in a criminal case, and providing for terms of default; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 2220 70-0 (1987) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to bond forfeiture proceedings in municipal courts, appeals from municipal courts, and the composition of county bail bond boards. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2391 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the requirements for bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 154 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to amounts suggested as bail for persons charged with criminal offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table in committee
SB 185 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to the liability of a surety on a bond in a criminal case, the remittitur of a bond, and the surrender of the principal to the court by surety. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 222 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the manner in which bail is taken in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
SB 253 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the requisites of bail bonds and personal bonds and the manner of taking forfeiture of a bond. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary
SB 443 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to limiting the release on bail of certain defendants pending appeals of convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
SB 603 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the amount of cash or security to be deposited by bondsmen as bail security. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 743 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the conditions of a personal bond and to the manner of forfeiture of a personal bond for violation of a condition of a personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 965 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to bond forfeiture proceedings in municipal courts, to appeals from municipal courts, and to the composition of county bail bond boards. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1229 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the regulation of certain insurance agents who engage in the bail bond business; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1230 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the composition of a county bail bond board. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1231 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the execution of a capias when a bond is forfeited; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1233 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the liability of a surety on an appearance bond in a criminal case; providing for means of surrendering the defendant by the surety; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1234 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the causes which will exonerate; relating to the time passage necessary for certain judgments to become final; relating to the remittitur of a bond and the release from liability for the bond if the defendant dies, is arrested or appears before a final judgment of forfeiture of the bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1235 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the liability of surety on an appearance bond in a criminal case, and providing for surrender of the principal by the surety and providing for terms of default; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1236 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the issuance of a warrant for the arrest of a criminal defendant upon application by his surety; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1237 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the execution of a capias when bond is forfeited; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1243 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the punishment for the offense of bail jumping and failure to appear. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
HB 31 70-2 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the imposition of a fee on defendants before their release on bail bonds or personal bonds; making an appropriation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote
SB 19 70-2 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the imposition and handling by county officers of a fee on persons released on bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
HB 44 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the time at which a defendant whose conviction is reversed by a court of appeals is entitled to bail pending determination of a petition for discretionary review. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
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HB 129 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James Relating to a bondsman's ability to retrieve a forfeiture after a judgment nisi. House: Judiciary 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 614 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to amounts suggested as bail for persons charged with felonies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 645 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the detention and release of a person accused or convicted of a criminal offense, the imposition of conditions on that release, the forfeiture of certain property if a person accused or convicted of an offense fails to appear at a judicial proceeding, and other penalties for failure to comply with conditions of release. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 687 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the availability of release on personal bond for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 848 69-0 (1985) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the amount assessed against a defendant as a personal bond fee. House: Judiciary 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 964 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the punishment for the offenses of failure to appear and bail jumping during the prosecution of certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 1167 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the rights of crime victims and the effect of those rights on the sentencing and availability of bail and release to parole for defendants and to victim assistance coordinators and their duties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1234 69-0 (1985) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to the liability of a defendant or his sureties for interest on a forfeited personal bond or bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2039 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to amending V. C. S. 6701L-4, Minors-Traffic violations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 2055 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the issuance of bail bonds and to the regulation of bail bondsmen. House: County Affairs Testimony received in committee
SB 171 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to amounts suggested as bail for persons charged with criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 230 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the rights of crime victims and the effect of those rights on the sentencing and availability of bail and release to parole for defendants and to victim assistance coordinators and their duties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 468 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the remittitur of a bond and the release from liability for the bond if the defendant is arrested or appears before a final judgment of forfeiture of the bond. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 469 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to the composition of a county bail bond board. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 486 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the deposit of a financial guarantee bond by a bail bondsman as security. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 487 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the time at which a corporation is in default on a bail bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 542 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to the information required on bail bonds and personal bonds and the manner of taking forfeiture of a bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
SB 757 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the imposition of certain conditions of bail, probation, mandatory supervision, and parole for defendants charged with or convicted of certain offenses with children as victims. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1011 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Postponed
SB 1045 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the punishment of the offence of bail jumping and failure to appear. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably w/amendments
SJR 8 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the prohibition against bail for certain criminal defendants accused of multiple offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 8 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to compensation of crime victims through bail bond forfeitures. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 384 68-0 (1983) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to the remittitur of forfeited bail bonds. House: County Affairs No action taken
HB 408 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to a preliminary investigation in connection with the regulation of bail bondsmen. House: County Affairs No action taken
HB 592 68-0 (1983) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the availability of bail for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 606 68-0 (1983) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to jury instructions on the availability of bail pending final determination of an appeal of a conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 751 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence See remarks
HB 1204 68-0 (1983) Author: Hury, James Relating to a bondsman's ability to retrieve a forfeiture after a judgement nisi. House: County Affairs No action taken
HB 1365 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a surety's liability on an appearance bond in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1392 68-0 (1983) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to release of a defendant on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1927 68-0 (1983) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the execution of bail bonds and the remittitur of forfeited bail bonds. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 2111 68-0 (1983) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob" Relating to release of a defendant on bail because of a delay in prosecution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2206 68-0 (1983) Author: Gamez, Joe Relating to a deposit on bail in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HJR 104 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the prohibition against bail for certain criminal defendants accused of multiple offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee laid on table subject to call
SB 227 68-0 (1983) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 271 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John Relating to the rights of crime victims and the effect of those rights on the availability of bail and release to parole for defendants. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 398 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the remittitur of forfeited bail bonds. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 634 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to requiring participation in an alcohol or drug abuse program as a condition of a bond in certain criminal cases and to forfeiture for violation of the condition of the bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 689 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the requirements for a bail bondsman license. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 853 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to the duration of a bail bondsman's liability as surety on an appearance bond. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1153 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to regulation of the bail bond business. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1183 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the execution of bail bonds and the remittitur of forfeited bail bonds. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1315 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen in certain counties; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SJR 38 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the prohibition against bail for certain criminal defendants accused of multiple offenses. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 161 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to bail and incarceration of a witness to secure an appearance by the witness in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 368 67-0 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the licensing and regulation of those persons engaged in the business of acting as surety for compensation on bail bonds in criminal cases or employed in such business. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 403 67-0 (1981) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the amount of a personal bond fee. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 408 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the amount of a personal bond fee. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken
HB 446 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to the amount of a personal bond fee. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 879 67-0 (1981) Author: Blanton, Bill
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken
HB 937 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the appointment of the directors of personal bond offices. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1389 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to bail pending disposition of an appeal, a motion for new trial, or a motion in arrest of judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1775 67-0 (1981) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to payment of damages caused by an accused person from proceeds of a forfeiture of the accused person's bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1968 67-0 (1981) Author: Patrick, Kae Relating to the setting of the amount of bail for an offense alleged to have been committed while the person was released on bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2147 67-0 (1981) Author: Cofer, Lanell Relating to the surrender of the principal on a bail bond by the surety. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2335 67-0 (1981) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to the qualifications of agents of surety companies to engage in the execution of bail or supersedeas bonds. pref. no. 56 House: Judiciary
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 128 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the licensing and regulation of those persons engaged in the business of acting as surety for compensation on bail bonds in criminal cases or employed in such business and to the procedures by which such bail is forfeited; creating County Bail Bond Boards to be composed of certain specified local officials or their designees; defining the powers, duties and responsibilities of such boards and of their licensees; specifying who must obtain a license, the cost of such license, the materials and information which must be furnished as a part of the license application, the records which must be maintained by licensees, the security deposits which must be posted by licensees in a specified ratio to bail bond obligations in fore, the grounds and procedures on which a license may be refused, suspended, revoked or canceled and the manner in which the surety on a bail bond obligation may have himself removed from the bond; detailing an efficient and timely manner of forfeiting bail. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 263 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to notice and hearing before altering a defendant's bail. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 474 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the right to bail pending a motion for new trial, motion in arrest of judgment and appeal from a felony conviction for which the punishment assessed exceeds 10 years of confinement. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 727 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to bail bonds, the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen and their agents and to forfeiture of bail; prohibiting certain acts; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 949 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to requirements for surrender of principal by surety for a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 525 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to the penalty for the offense of bail jumping and failure to appear. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 1571 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the acknowledgment of the receipt of the mandate of the court of criminal appeals and notification to the court of criminal appeals when the mandate has been carried out and executed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1586 66-0 (1979) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to payment of damages caused by an accused person from proceeds of a forfeiture of the accused person's bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 1943 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to posting driver's license as bond after arrest for traffic violation. House: Transportation Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 2015 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to release pending criminal trial of persons accused of criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 430 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Hill, Danny
Relating to bail bonds and county bail bond boards in counties having a population over 110,000. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 438 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the provisions for release in a noncapital criminal case including bail before conviction. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 539 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to release pending trial of persons accused of criminal offenses. Senate: Jurisprudence Governor submitted as emergency
SB 852 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to forfeiture of a bail bond. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1164 66-0 (1979) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Mankins, Jimmy
Relating to the licensing and regulation of of bail bond agents; providing penalties and enforcement procedures. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Returned to Calendar Committee
HB 221 65-0 (1977) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to bail pending appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 410 65-0 (1977) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to remittance to a surety of an amount paid on judgment of bond forfeiture in certain circumstances. House: Judiciary Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 442 65-0 (1977) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to denial of bail to a person charged with aggravated rape. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 663 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Danny Relating to posting of bond for traffic offenses by depositing a Texas driver's license with the arresting officer or court. House: Transportation
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1214 65-0 (1977) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to records to be kept of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1374 65-0 (1977) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain criminal defendants' right to personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1391 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the release of certain arrested persons on signing a written notice to appear in court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1554 65-0 (1977) Author: Cain, David Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1701 65-0 (1977) Author: Chavez, Melchor Relating to pretrial release and bail pending appearance at a criminal trial or other criminal proceedings; providing for the collection and disposition of certain fees; providing penalties for certain violations by persons released. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1888 65-0 (1977) Author: Chavez, Melchor Relating to the release pending trial of persons accused of criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HJR 4 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Proposing an amendment to Article 1, Section 11a, of the Texas Constitution, permitting the denial of bail for a limited time to a person charged with a felony under certain circumstances. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 41 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to denial of bail to a person accused of a felony in certain circumstances. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 52 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to bail pending appeal or disposistion of a motion for new trial, providing for appeal of certain judgments or orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 158 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to bail pending appeal or disposition of a motion for new trial. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 746 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Ceverha, Bill
Relating to personal bond fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 1242 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the duration of bail bonds. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1243 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to a surety's liability while a defendant is free on bond. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1244 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to discharge of a surety's liability on a bond. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SJR 3 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Hubenak, Joe A.
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to denial of bail to a person accused of a felony in certain circumstances. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 16 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to denial of bail to a person accused of a felony under certain circumstances. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SJR 23 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the detention without bail, under certain conditions, of a person accused of a felony involving violence against another if he has previously been convicted of a felony involving violence against another. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 177 64-0 (1975) Author: Chavez, Melchor Relating to the licensing of bail bondsmen in counties with a population exceeding 140,000. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 230 64-0 (1975) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen. House: State Affairs Notice given - to call motion to reconsider
HB 273 64-0 (1975) Author: Parker, Carl Authorizing the sheriff to set bond in cases of misdemeanor or violation of a municipal ordinance when the defendant is delivered to the sheriff by a municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 691 64-0 (1975) Author: Preston, George L. Relating to the release pending trial of persons accused of criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 744 64-0 (1975) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to the licensing and regulation of persons or corporations who engage in the business of executing bail bonds; establishing a County Bail Bond Board in certain counties; providing for the composition of the board; providing for judicial review of a board's decision to revoke, suspend, or refuse to issue a license. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 912 64-0 (1975) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to bail pending appeal; providing for the denial or revocation of bail and cancellation of bonds in certain instances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1302 64-0 (1975) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to release on bail pending a probation revocation hearing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1347 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald Relating to pretrial release and bail for persons accused of criminal offenses; providing for pretrial release offices and pretrial release officers; providing for release or detention after conviction; providing for the collection and disposition of certain fees; providing penalties for certain violations by persons released. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 1436 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Amending Article 17.15, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1844 64-0 (1975) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to the receiving and approving of bail bonds. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1970 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the requirements for corporations to act as a surety on a bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2227 64-0 (1975) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to the licensing of persons engaged in the business of executing bail bonds in certain counties. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HJR 64 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to denial or revocation of bail for certain persons accused of a felony. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 69 64-0 (1975) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to denial or revocation of bail for certain persons accused of a felony. House: Constitutional Revision Considered by committee in formal meeting
HJR 84 64-0 (1975) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the denial of bail to certain persons charged with a felony offense. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 93 64-0 (1975) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to revocation of bail for certain persons accused of a felony. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
SB 159 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 160 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to bail pending appeal; concerning continuing, changing, denying, or revoking bail after conviction for misdemeanors or felonies; providing for placing defendant in custody after conviction of certain felonies; specifying the court having jurisdiction; providing procedures for denying or revoking bail in cases where defendant commits a felony while on bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Rules suspended
SB 932 64-0 (1975) Author: Santiesteban, H. Providing for a statewide uniform bail bond form. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 933 64-0 (1975) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the licensure, regulation, and security of bail bondsmen; to expand the application of the Act to counties with a population of more than 50,000, by excluding counties having a population of less than 50,000 according to the last preceding federal census; to authorize insurance companies approved by the State Board of Insurance to write surety bonds for traffic law violations and exempting insurance companies, as approved, from the provisions of this Act; to provide authority for sherriffs to require title insurance policies or a title opinion covering real property utilized by bondsmen as their bail security; to provide for judgements of remittance; to provide that the affidavit executed for surrender of the principal by the bail bondsmen must be one based on probable cause; to provide that the affidavit executed for surrender of the principal by the bail bondsmen must be one based on probable cause; to provide that no person can execute a bail bond without a license as authorized under this Act; to prohibit any bondsman's or sheriff's servant, agent or employee from recommending any attorney; to provide for misdemeanor penalties for violations of this Act and making penalty provisions cumulative with other laws. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 934 64-0 (1975) Author: Santiesteban, H. Providing for the payment of a bail bond fee to be in the form of cash, check, money order, personal property, or a motor vehicle accompanied by certificate of title; requiring the registration of chattels used as payment of the fee other than cash, check, money order, or a motor vehicle accompanied by a certificate of title. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1057 64-0 (1975) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to pretrial release and bail for persons accused of criminal offenses; providing for pretrial release offices and pretrial release officers; providing for release or detention after conviction; providing for the collection and disposition of certain fees; providing penalties for certain violations by persons released. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1083 64-0 (1975) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Bigham, John R.
Relating to the licensing of persons engaged in the business of executing bail bonds in certain counties; relating to the application of this Act to certain counties having a population of 124,000 or more; relating to the estabishment of county bail bond boards and the extra-county authority of licensed bondsmen in such counties. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SJR 31 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter | et. al. Amending Constitution to permit detention without bail of person accused of felony if previously convicted of felony. Senate: Texas Constitution Co-author authorized
SJR 37 64-0 (1975) Author: Lombardino, Frank Amending Constitution relating to revocation of bail for certain persons accused of a felony. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
SJR 46 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Amending Constitution to permit denial of bail to certain persons charged with a felony offense. Senate: Texas Constitution Co-author authorized
HB 17 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Defining and regulating the business of giving bond in criminal and quasi-criminal cases, actions, or proceedings; providing for the licensing of persons or corporations who engage in that business; providing for administration of the Act by county boards in certain counties and by a state board in all other counties; providing for licensing fees; prescribing certain offenses and setting penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
HB 20 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to release of a defendent on a personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
HB 161 63-0 (1973) Author: Salem, Joe Amending Article 17.15, Code of Criminal Procedure, providing that a person who is currently free on bail for a previous offense shall not be admitted to a second or subsequent bail for any offense or offenses with which he is charged subsequent to the one for which prior bail has been set. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
HB 344 63-0 (1973) Author: Hoestenbach, John Relating to bail pending appeal; providing for the denial or revocation of bail and cancellation of bonds in certain instances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 345 63-0 (1973) Author: Hoestenbach, John Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 401 63-0 (1973) Author: Preston, George L. Relating to the release pending trial of persons accused of criminal offenses; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in public hearing
HB 593 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the surrender of an accused by his surety. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 762 63-0 (1973) Author: Weddington, Sarah
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to the establishment of personal bond offices; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1083 63-0 (1973) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to the licensing and regulation of corporations who engage in the business of executing bail bonds in certain counties; providing certain penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Commitee substitute
HJR 16 63-0 (1973) Author: Hoestenbach, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the enactment of legislation establishing rules concerning the release or detention of prisoners awaiting trial or during the pendency of an appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 155 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to bail pending appeal; providing for the denial of bail in certain instances. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 244 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack Providing for denial of bail in certain instances. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 245 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to bail pending appeal; providing for the denial or revocation of bail and cancellation of bonds in certain instances. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 383 63-0 (1973) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Hendricks, Bob
Relating to the licensing and regulation of persons or corporations who engage in the business of executing bail bonds and establishing County Bail Bond Board in certain counties; providing for the composition, organization and powers, duties, and procedures of the board; providing forms and content of applications for licenses and for fees, deposits and deeds in trust to secure payment of judgments; making certain requirements of corporations acting as sureties; providing for renewal of licenses, renewal fees and identifying number of license; providing procedures for and reason for refusal to issue or for revocation of licenses; providing for judicial review; providing for remittitur to principal in certain situations; providing special powers and duties of sheriff; providing extra-county authority of licensed bondsmen; prohibiting execution of bonds or advertising as a bondsman by unlicensed persons; prohibiting certain recommendations or suggestions as to an attorney or particular bondsmen; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by Governor
SB 671 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the regulation and licensing of the business of making bond in criminal and quasi-criminal cases; providing certain penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SJR 6 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting denial of bail to a person indicted for a felony committed while that person was admitted to bail on a prior felony indictment. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SJR 11 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Proposing an amendment of the Constitution of the State of Texas permitting the denial of bail to a person charged with a felony offense who has theretofore been twice convicted of a felony offense; the denial of bail to a person charged with a felony offense while that person was admitted to bail on a prior felony indictment; the denial of bail to a person charged with a crime involving the use of a deadly weapon where there is evidence such person has been convicted of a prior felony offense; providing a limit to that person's incarceration without trial; and granting the right of appeal. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SJR 14 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Hoestenbach, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the enactment of legislation establishing rules concerning the release or detention of prisoners awaiting trial or during the pendency of an appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Rules failed to suspend
SJR 18 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the detention without bail, under certain conditions, of a person accused of a felon involving violence against another if he has previously been convicted of a felony involving violence against another. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 48 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T. Relating to providing for no bail pending appeal in certain instances.
HB 50 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to providing for issuance of capias for arrest of a defendant following forfeiture of bail.
HB 254 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the release of a defendant on a personal bond.
HB 255 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the licensing of bail bondsmen, providing penalties.
HB 462 62-0 (1971) Author: Santiesteban, H. Tati Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bond in criminal and quasi-criminal cases, actions, or proceedings.
HB 810 62-0 (1971) Author: Wolff, Nelson Relating to the release pending trial of persons accused of criminal offenses.
HB 1105 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the deposit of cash with a court in the execution of a bail bond.
HB 1202 62-0 (1971) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the release of a defendant on personal bond.
HB 1325 62-0 (1971) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Bates, James S.
Relating to permitting a peace officer to take bail in misdemeanor cases.
HJR 5 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Article l of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing for the denial of bail by a magistrate to any person accused of a felony and found by the court to be free on bail for a felony when charged with a second felony, and denial of bail to any person charged with a capital offense; providing a limit to that person's incarceration without trial; granting the right of appeal.
HJR 13 62-0 (1971) Author: Uher, D.R. "Tom" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Article 1, Section 11, of the Texas Constitution, to provide that certain persons in custody for the commission of an offense may be denied bail.
SJR 10 62-0 (1971) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting denial of bail to a person indicted for a felony committed while that person was admitted to bail on a prior felony indictment.
HB 305 61-0 (1969) Author: Lemmon, Ray Allen Relating to a bail and witness bond procedure requiring a 10 percent cash deposit with the court; removing authorization for the use of sureties in bail and witness bond procedures; requiring defendant to be served with a citation before forfeiture.
HB 752 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to revising the procedures relating to bail.
HB 836 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David Relating to the establishment, membership, administration, powers, duties, and functions of county bail bond control boards in certain counties; providing penalties.
HJR 10 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment permitting denial of bail to a person indicted for a felony committed while that person was admitted to bail on a prior felony indictment.
SB 506 61-0 (1969) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to bail bond for an accused person free on bail at the time of the alleged offense.
SB 507 61-0 (1969) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to the issuance of bail bond certificates by automobile clubs and by any truck and bus association incorporated in this state.
SB 590 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to revising the procedures relating to bail.
SJR 9 61-0 (1969) Author: Christie, Joe William | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing for the denial of bail by a magistrate to any person accused of a felony and found by the court to be free on bail for a felony when charged with a second felony, or to be likely to be sentenced to cover fifteen years imprisonment upon conviction, or to be inherently dangerous to himself or others if left at large, or to be likely to fail to appear for his trial; providing a limit to that persons' incarceration without trial; granting the right of appeal; providing for the necessary election and the form of the ballot; and providing for the necessary proclamation and publication.
HB 95 61-2 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases, actions or proceedings; providing for the licensing of persons or corporations who engage in that business in any county in the State of Texas, with a population in excess of 100,000 as taken by the last official federal census, or in counties of a lesser population if the sheriff and county judge in such county agree that a need exists and wish to comply with this Act; providing for the appeal from the County Bail Bond Board, providing for the administration of this Act by the County Bail Bond Control Board; providing for licensing fees; providing certain penalties; declaring legislative intent.
HB 20 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to the definition and regulation of the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases, actions or proceedings; providing certain penalties.
HB 217 60-0 (1967) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bail in criminal cases, actions or proceedings; providing certain penalties.
HB 350 60-0 (1967) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" | et. al. Relating to making it a crime to fail to appear in a court of record in violation of bail.
HB 636 60-0 (1967) Author: Tarbox, Elmer Relating to providing for the licensing and regulating of bail bondsmen and insurers; containing penalties.
HJR 19 60-0 (1967) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas relating to denial of bail to a person indicted for a felony committed while that person was admitted to bail on a prior felony indictment.
HJR 63 60-0 (1967) Author: Archer, Jr., William Reynolds "Bill" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas so that the trial court has discretion to deny bail in capital cases.
SB 249 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to provide that whoever, having been admitted to bail for appearance before any court of record of this state, incurs a forfeiture of the bail and knowingly and willfully fails to surrender himself within thirty (30) days following the date of such forfeiture, shall, if the bail was given in connection with a charge of felony or pending appeal after conviction of any offense, or if the bail was given in connection with a charge of committing a misdemeanor, or for appearance as a witness, be fined or imprisoned; providing penalties for violation.
SJR 21 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas relative to denial of bail to a person who commits a felony offense while free on bond from another felony charge.
SJR 27 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that certain persons in custody for the commission of an offense are not entitled to be admitted to bail.
HB 167 59-0 (1965) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases.
HB 286 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to making it a crime to jump bail.
HB 756 59-0 (1965) Author: Cowden, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by omitting the disqualification of a married woman as a surety on a recognizance or bail bond, so that a married woman will be qualified to be a surety on a recognizance or bail bond.
SB 122 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to prohibit a minor to act as surety on a recognizance or bail bond.
SB 184 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases, actions or proceedings.
SB 341 59-0 (1965) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to making it a crime to jump bail.
HB 58 58-0 (1963) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to conversion by a bailee.
HB 187 58-0 (1963) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases, actions or proceedings; providing for the licensing of persons, firms and corporations, who engage in that business in any county; providing certain penalties.
HB 469 58-0 (1963) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases in certain counties.
HB 866 58-0 (1963) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to providing that defendants may put up cash money or the equivalent thereof in approved securities in lieu of a bond or recognizance in all cases where bail is allowed under existing law; providing for a forfeiture, the safe keeping and return of same, the procedure and construction in regard thereto.
HB 178 57-0 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code relating to conversion by a bailee.
HB 379 57-0 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases, actions or proceedings; providing for the licensing of persons, firms and corporations, who engage in that business in any county; providing certain penalties.
HB 889 57-0 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas permitting a forfeiture of the recognizance, bail bond, or current money of the United States, in lieu thereof, of a defendant who fails to appear on the day set for a pre-trial hearing on pleadings and motions or any subsequent date set for a hearing on pleadings and motions.
SB 365 57-0 (1961) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to providing that defendants may put up cash money or the equivalent thereof in approved securities in lieu of a bond or recognizance in all cases before District or County Courts where bail is allowed under existing law; providing for a forfeiture, the safe keeping and return of same, the procedure and construction in regard thereto.
HB 82 57-1 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure to permit a forfeiture of the recognizance, bail bond, or current money of the United States, in lieu thereof, of a defendant who fails to appear on the day set for a pre-trial hearing on pleadings and motions or any subsequent date set for a hearing on pleadings and motions.
HB 90 57-1 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to providing that defendants may put up cash money or the equivalent thereof in approved securities in lieu of a bond or recognizance in all cases where bail is allowed under existing law; providing for a forfeiture, the safe keeping and return of same, the procedure and construction in regard thereto.
HB 96 57-1 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure to permit a forfeiture of the recognizance or bail bond of a defendant who fails to appear on the day set for a pre-trial hearing on pleadings and motions or any subsequent date set for a hearing on pleadings and motions.
HB 259 56-0 (1959) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases and the licensing by the Securities Commissioner of person, firms and corporations who engage in that business.
HB 366 56-0 (1959) Author: Lewis, Ben H. | et. al. Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases, actions or proceedings; providing certain penalties.
HB 368 56-0 (1959) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to providing that defendants may put up cash money or the equivalent thereof in approved securities in lieu of a bond or recognizance in all cases where bail is allowed under existing law.
HB 404 56-0 (1959) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to permit a forfeiture of the recognizance or bail bond of a defendant who fails to appear on the day set for a pre-trial hearing on pleadings and motions or any subsequent date set for a hearing on pleadings and motions.
HB 603 56-0 (1959) Author: Jones, George Jerome Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to the accused remaining on bail during trial.
SB 104 56-0 (1959) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to providing that defendants may put up cash money or the equivalent thereof in approved securities in lieu of a bond or recognizance in all cases where bail is allowed under existing law.
SB 105 56-0 (1959) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to amending Code of Criminal Procedure relative to bail pending motion for new trial.
SB 186 56-0 (1959) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to permit a forfeiture of the recognizance or bail bond of a defendant who fails to appear on the day set for a pre-trial hearing on pleadings and motions or any subsequent date set for a hearing on pleadings and motions.
HB 11 55-0 (1957) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases.
HB 71 55-0 (1957) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to providing that where a defendant in the course of a criminal action, gives a bail bond or enters into a recognizance before any court or person authorized by law to take same, for his personal appearance before a court or magistrate, to answer a charge against him, the said bond or recognizance shall be valid and binding upon the defendant and his sureties thereon, for the defendants personal appearance before the court or magistrate designated therein, and for any and all subsequent proceedings had relative to the charge, and that each such bail bond or recognizance shall be so conditioned except as further provided in the Act.
HB 60 55-1 (1957) Author: Wilson, J. Edgar | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases in any county which contains in whole or in part a city containing seventy three thousand inhabitants or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 25 55-1 (1957) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to the regulation of the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases.
HB 177 54-0 (1955) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to making it unlawful for one charged or convicted of a misdemeanor punishable by jail confinement and released on bond or recognizance to willfully and knowingly fail to appear for trial or other process as required by the bail or recognizance obligation and making the offense a misdemeanor; providing a penalty.
HB 183 54-0 (1955) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to making it unlawful for one charged by complaint or indictment with a felony or convicted of a felony, and released on bond or recognizances, to willfully and knowingly fail to appear for trial or other process as required by the bail or recognizance obligation and making the offense a felony and providing a penalty.
HB 275 54-0 (1955) Author: Gillham, James O. | et. al. Relating to repealing an Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to sureties attempting to relieve themselves of liability under the provisions of above Article.
HJR 9 54-0 (1955) Author: Bergman, Douglas Ernest | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to Section II of Article I of the Constitution of the State, to be designated as Section IIa,relating to denial of bail to a person charged with a felony less than capital who has been theretofore twice convicted of a felony.
HJR 9 53-0 (1953) Author: Bergman, Douglas Ernest Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a court, judge or magistrate may exercise his sound discretion in granting bail to any person charged with a felony who at the time is at large on bail charged with the commission of another felony or felonies.
HB 622 52-0 (1951) Author: Houston, Jr., Horace Ben Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide for the service of citation to sureties of a defendant where the recognizance or bail bond has been forfeited and the sureties have not been exonerated from liability thereon in counties having a population of 350,000 inhabitants or more according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census.
HB 752 52-0 (1951) Author: Houston, Jr., Horace Ben Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases; providing for the licensing of persons, firms and corporations who engage in that business in any county having within its boundaries a city with a population of 250,000 inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census; providing certain penalties.
SB 130 52-0 (1951) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to provide for disqualification of sureties in misdemeanor cases where they have been in default theretofore.
SB 375 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide for the service of citation to sureties of a defendant where the recognizance or bail bond has been forfeited and the sureties have not been exonerated from liability thereon.
HB 262 49-0 (1945) Author: Bridgers, William W. "Billy" Relating to prohibit any person from receiving or accepting pay or remuneration for becoming a surety or bondsman in any criminal case; providing a penalty therefor.
SB 173 49-0 (1945) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to providing that where a defendant in the course of a criminal action, gives a bail bond or enters into a recognizance before any court or persons authorized by law to take same, for his personal appearance before a court or magistrate, to answer a charge against him, the said bond or recognizance shall be valid and binding upon the defendant and his sureties thereon, for the defendant's personal appearance before the court or magistrate designated therein, and for any and all subsequent proceedings had relative to the charge, and that each such bail bond or recognizance shall be so conditioned except as further provided in this Act.
HB 335 48-0 (1943) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin Relating to providing that where a defendant in the course of a criminal action, gives a bail bond or enters into recognizance before any court or person authorized by law to take same, for his personal appearance before a court or magistrate, to answer a charge against him, the said bond or recognizance shall be valid and binding upon the defendant and his sureties thereon, for the defendant's personal appearance before the court or magistrate designated therein, and for any and all subsequent proceedings had relative to the charge, and that each such bail bond or recognizance shall be so conditioned except as further provided in the Act.
HB 14 47-0 (1941) Author: Stinson, Jeff D. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedures relative to authorizing the Governor to remit fines, forfeitures of recognizance, and bail bonds.
HB 1035 46-0 (1939) Author: Vint, Edward Lee Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide for method of making bail bond and recognizance, with surety and sureties owning property in the county of their residence or any other county in the State of Texas.
HB 360 43-0 (1933) Author: Caven, Hubbard Scott Relating to the taking of bail in felony cases; providing that in cases of arrest for felony less than capital the sheriff may take the bail and providing a manner of requiring new bail after indictment if insufficient bail has been taken.
SB 436 43-0 (1933) Author: Beck, John W. E. H. | et. al. Relating to providing that the bail bonds of an accused shall be conditioned that the principal and sureties will pay all expenses incurred by peace officers in re-arresting the principal in the event the conditions of the bond are violated and he fails to appear before the court or magistrate on the day stated.
HB 196 41-0 (1929) Author: Graves, Harry N. Relating to defining the right to bail of all prisoners charged with a violation of the penal law of the State of Texas. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 595 41-0 (1929) Author: Hardy, Bailey Whitson Relating to authorizing certain corporations to execute bail bonds and recognizances, prescribing certain requisites to the execution of such bonds and recognizances.
HB 88 40-0 (1927) Author: Dielmann, Sr., Henry B. Relating to amending certain articles of the Code of Criminal Procedure regarding to the manner in which bail shall be taken in cases of felony and misdemeanor.
HB 140 40-0 (1927) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to providing for bail in habeas corpus cases where the defendant is remanded to custody of an officer and the case is appealed.
HB 319 40-0 (1927) Author: Lipscomb, George Raiford | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a peace officer from demanding or accepting money in lieu of appearance bond in all misdemeanor cases; prescribing penalties.
HB 441 40-0 (1927) Author: McCombs, Charles S. Relating to bail for persons accused of crime.
SB 65 40-0 (1927) Author: Real, Julius Relating to amending certain laws so as to provide the manner in which bail shall be taken in cases of felony and misdemeanor, and providing in cases of felony for the creation of a lien on the property of the sureties described in the bail bond, the recording of same by the County Clerk, or clerks in the counties where lands shown in said bond are situated.
HB 31 40-1 (1927) Author: Dielmann, Sr., Henry B. Relating to the manner in which bail shall be taken in cases of felony and misdemeanor, and providing in cases of felony upon the affidavit of the District or County attorney, for the creation of a lien on the property of the sureties described in the bail bond, the recording of same by the County Clerk, or clerks in the Counties where lands shown in said bond is situated.
HB 55 39-0 (1925) Author: Cade, J. Robert | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide for equitable action by way of bill of review in favor of persons against whom a final judgment on forfeited bail bond or forfeited recognizance has been entered where such persons have a meritorious cause of action and were prevented by fraud, accident or mistake from presenting meritorious defenses at the trial of the case in which such final judgment has been entered. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 547 39-0 (1925) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. | et. al. Relating to permitting Otto Limberger and H.M. Tarver to maintain a suit pending in the 38th Judicial District of Texas, District Court of Bandera county, Texa. House: Judiciary
SB 29 39-0 (1925) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to permitting applicants for writs of habeas corpus in criminal cases, when the relief prayer for is denied by the judge of the court to whom the application is made and who prosecutes an appeal form the order of said judge or court to the Court of Criminal Appeals to be released on bail pending the appeal in all save capital cases, the amount of bail to be fixed by the judge trying the case and the order entered upon the minute of the court, the bail bond to be executed and approved, under the same provisions of law criminal cases after verdict of conviction as provided for by the existing law. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2 38-0 (1923) Author: Kemble, Sr., George Clark Relating to appearance bonds, bail bonds, appeal bond, and recognizances in criminal cases; prohibiting any attorney at law from becoming surety on any such bonds or recognizances; prohibiting the making of such bonds or recognizance where the surety become such for a valuable consideration; providing penalties for violating the act; providing for the disbarment of attorney for violating the act.
HB 26 38-0 (1923) Author: Shires, G. Tom Relating to providing that bond forfeiture cases are civil cases and appealable to the civil court by either the plaintiff or the defendant; making it necessary for the county or district attorney to approve bail bonds and recognizances as to legal form.
HB 351 38-0 (1923) Author: Price, Lloyd E. | et. al. Relating to requiring clerks of trial courts to notify clerk of courts of criminal appeals of the release of a convicted person on appeal bond, and requiring a certified copy of appeal bond to accompany the notification.
HB 163 37-0 (1921) Author: Perkins, Frank E. | et. al. Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the sureties on bail bonds.
HB 181 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to a certain Act regarding the defendants in misdemeanor cases.
SB 43 37-0 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to amending a certain Act regarding criminal statutes on bonds in felony cases, so as to extend the time for 30 days after overruling of motion for a new trail.
HB 239 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to permitting defendants, in cases in which requisitions have been issued for them by the Governor and where they appeal their cases to the Court of Criminal Appeals, to give bond the same as defendants in other felony cases.
HB 316 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to amending certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to make bail bonds good in all criminal cases until verdict or judgment and until the defendant is taken in custody by the sheriff, and extending the same for a period of thirty days after the date of overruling of the motion for a new trial.
SB 39 36-0 (1919) Author: Williford, Robert Lee Relating to amending certain article of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to the giving of recognizance on appeal by providing that in case the defendant shall fail to enter into recognizance during the term of court at which he was tried, he may be permitted to give bail and obtain his release from custody by giving, after the expiration of the term of court, his bail to the sheriff, in an amount fixed by the court.
HB 93 35-0 (1917) Author: Osborne, Stonewall J. Relating to amending Code of Criminal Procedure, providing that appeal bonds or recognizances shall remain in full force and effect in case of reversal by Court of Criminal Appeals until case has been finally disposed of by lower courts.
HB 96 35-0 (1917) Author: Williford, Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to the giving of recognizances on appeal by providing that in case the defendant shall fail to enter into recognizance during the term of court at which he was tried, he may be permitted to give bail after the adjournment of court.
HB 220 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to permitting the execution of bail bond for convicted defendants whose terms have been assessed at less than fifteen years in the penitentiary.
HB 231 35-0 (1917) Author: Trayler, Mack Relating to making bail bonds good in all criminal cases until verdict or judgment and until the defendant is taken in custody by the sheriff.
HB 263 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to authorizing defendants who have made application for a new trial to execute bail bonds when punishment assessed against them does not exceed fifteen years' confinement.
HB 290 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. | et. al. Relating to appeals in cases of felony, so as to render recognizance effective when cases are reversed.
HB 318 35-0 (1917) Author: O'Banion, Madison Monroe Relating to judgment in cases of misdemeanor.
HB 382 35-0 (1917) Author: McCoy, Marvin P. | et. al. Relating to providing for the recording of bail bonds in criminal cases pending in district and county courts; providing a penalty.
HB 427 35-0 (1917) Author: Thompson, Travis T. Relating to authorizing a person convicted of a misdemeanor to give appearance bond after adjournment of the term of the convicting court.
HB 455 35-0 (1917) Author: Thompson, Travis T. Relating to providing that appearance bonds that have been given in misdemeanor cases shall be in full force and effect until final judgment of the trial court.
HB 583 35-0 (1917) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to amending articles 900-902 of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to bail.
HB 724 35-0 (1917) Author: McCoy, Marvin P. | et. al. Relating to providing for bail pending appeal in habeas corpus.
SB 130 35-0 (1917) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton Relating to making bail bonds in all criminal cases good until verdict or judgment and until the Defendant is taken in custody by the sheriff.
HB 117 35-4 (1918) Author: Thomason, Robert Ewing Relating to amending Article 921 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas.
HB 135 35-4 (1918) Author: Thomason, Robert Ewing | et. al. Relating to amending Article 921 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
HB 222 34-0 (1915) Author: Williford, Robert Lee Relating to amending provisions of law relating to giving of recognizance and bail bond.
HB 254 34-0 (1915) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to permitting any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony with assessed punishment of any term in the penitentiary of fifteen years or less to execute a bond, to be fixed and approved by the court, conditioned to secure his appearance and abide the judgment and orders of the court.
HB 404 34-0 (1915) Author: Russell, Angus T. Relating to amending certain laws relating to appeals in cases of felony so as to render recognizance effect when cases are reversed.
HB 673 34-0 (1915) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Relating to the repeal of certain articles in the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to defendant appeals in any case for misdemeanor for the judgment of the District or County Court shall be committed to jail pending the determination of the appeal.
SB 105 34-0 (1915) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure permitting bail bonds in misdemeanor cases to remain in force where motion for a new trial has be filed until judgment has been rendered by the Court upon the motion.
HB 263 33-0 (1913) Author: Nabours, W. R. Relating to allowing defendants in misdemeanor cases, who are on bail, the right to not have their bail discharged until found guilty.
HB 396 33-0 (1913) Author: Roach, James H. Relating to recognizance or bail bond by a minor or a married woman.
HB 506 33-0 (1913) Author: Russell, Angus T. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to render effective Appeal Bonds and Recognizances when cases are finally passed upon by Court of Criminal Appeals.
HB 759 33-0 (1913) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending Chapter 4 of Code of Criminal Procedure, providing that in all cases, bail bonds and recognizances shall remain in force, until discharged from further liability thereon.
SB 235 33-0 (1913) Author: Collins, Vinson Allen "Yank" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to render effective appeal bonds and recognizances when cases are finally passed upon by the court of Criminal Appeals.
HB 216 30-0 (1907) Author: Carswell, Robert E. Relating to regulating bail in criminal cases, and relating to mode of trial of the defendant in prosecutions for felonies.
SB 94 30-0 (1907) Author: Meachum, James McDonald Relating to the taking of bail in felony cases when court is in session, and authorizing the sheriff or other peace officer having in custody the accused to take a bail bond.
HB 459 26-0 (1899) Relating to amending Articles 308 and 309, Chapter 4, Title 5, Code of Criminal Procedure, Revised Statutes, 1895, relating to the sufficiency of recognizances.

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