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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 978 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the terms of the board members of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1676 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the capital appellate defense committee and the office of capital appellate defender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1714 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2237 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to a public defender's investigation into a defendant's finances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2736 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to a succession plan for a regional public defender's office that primarily handles capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3881 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the issuance of a writ of attachment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4142 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain requirements of counties and other governmental entities regarding behavioral health. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
SB 291 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the issuance of a writ of attachment for certain witnesses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1058 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1214 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to a succession plan for a regional public defender's office that primarily handles capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1581 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a public defender's investigation into a defendant's finances. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1701 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the terms of the board members of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 286 85-1 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to making an appropriation to provide grants to assist counties in providing indigent defense services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 392 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a criminal penalty. Filed
HB 109 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to consideration of certain mitigating evidence at the sentencing proceeding of a defendant or the disposition hearing of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 155 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the use of force in defense of property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 196 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to consideration of certain mitigating evidence at the sentencing proceeding of a defendant or the disposition hearing of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 380 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to consideration of certain mitigating evidence at the sentencing proceeding of a defendant or the disposition hearing of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 475 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students enrolled in grade level nine or above who engage in prohibited sexual contact with another student at or above that grade level. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 634 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the rights of a guardian of a person in the criminal justice system. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 803 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the filing of a complaint for certain misdemeanor offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1386 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the prohibition of more than one counsel appearing in a misdemeanor case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1663 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2193 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the office of a public defender appointed by the Commissioners Court of Randall County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2525 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2825 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the provision and administration of indigent defense services. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
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 2969 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the provision of funding for indigent defense services. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3338 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the appointment of counsel for indigent defendants arrested for, charged with, or taking appeal from a conviction of an assault punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3633 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to reimbursement for the costs of legal services provided to an indigent defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 260 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to caseloads for attorneys who are appointed to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 316 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Leach, Jeff
Relating to the prioritization of certain available legal defense services when appointing representation for an indigent defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 544 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to reimbursement for the costs of legal services provided to an indigent defendant in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 872 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the adoption of a schedule of fees for the compensation of court-appointed defense counsel in criminal cases. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1057 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the provision of funding for indigent defense services. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1353 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the provision and administration of indigent defense services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1517 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
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
HB 188 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students enrolled in grade level nine or above who engage in prohibited sexual contact with another student at or above that grade level. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 350 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to allowing defendants access to certain evidence of the state in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1245 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the allocation of money in the judicial and court personnel training fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1246 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a defendant's authority to amend a motion for new trial in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1282 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the copying of certain records and files relating to a child who is a party to a juvenile proceeding. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1625 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2613 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to access to criminal history record information by a public defender's office and the office of capital writs and to an exemption for those offices from fees imposed for processing inquiries for that information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3061 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a limited exception to the prohibition on releasing personal information about a juror collected during the jury selection process in certain cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3207 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the authority of public defenders to refuse to accept indigent defense appointments for good cause. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3633 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to access to personal information about jurors in a criminal trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 270 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to a limited exception to the prohibition on releasing personal information about a juror collected during the jury selection process in certain cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 592 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the representation of indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 670 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the copying of certain records and files relating to a child who is a party to a juvenile proceeding. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 780 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Relating to the prioritization of certain available legal defense services when appointing representation for an indigent defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1043 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to access to personal information about jurors in a criminal trial. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1044 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain entities, including certain local government corporations, public defender's offices, and the office of capital writs, and to an exemption for those offices from fees imposed for processing inquiries for that information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1108 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the allocation of money in the judicial and court personnel training fund. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 59 83-1 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent the wrongful convictions of indigent defendants and to identify other related errors and defects in the criminal process. Filed
HB 60 83-2 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the use of force in defense of property. Filed
HB 545 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students who engage in sexual contact with another student at least 13 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1646 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to representation of certain applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1754 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of powers and duties among agencies in this state that provide representation to indigent defendants in criminal cases and to the reorganization of funding sources for indigent defense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1918 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent defendant in a capital case and to the reimbursement of certain expenses incurred by appointed counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3323 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3473 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a defense to prosecution for, the punishment for, and the civil and other consequences of committing the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1028 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent defendant in a capital case and to the reimbursement of certain expenses incurred by appointed counsel. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1078 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to representation of certain applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1308 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1681 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of counsel and the rights of an accused and other requirements for the purposes of appellate proceedings or community supervision revocation proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1682 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Relating to the creation of managed assigned counsel programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1834 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the payment of excess proceeds from ad valorem tax foreclosure sales to the comptroller for deposit to the credit of the fair defense account. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 199 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to longevity pay for assistant public defenders. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 908 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students who engage in sexual contact with another student at least 13 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 921 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to jury selection in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1360 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the effect under the public information law of the disclosure of certain information by a prosecutor to defense counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1781 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the establishment of the Texas Forensic Science Academy as a program of the Texas Engineering Extension Service of The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2058 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3580 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the establishment of the capital writs committee and the office of capital writs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4382 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to standards of competency for attorneys appointed as counsel to indigent applicants in certain habeas corpus proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee meeting cancelled
SB 625 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the representation of indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1091 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the establishment of the capital writs committee and the office of capital writs and to the appointment and compensation of certain counsel for indigent defendants in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1130 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in capital cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1579 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the procedure for appointment of counsel for indigent defendants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1710 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Heflin, Joe
Relating to the creation of independent assigned counsel programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2162 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of counsel for the purposes of community supervision revocation or appellate proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2167 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the repeal of the indigent defense representation fund. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2281 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a public defender subaccount in the fair defense account of the general revenue fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 748 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students who engage in sexual contact with another student at least 13 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 797 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to jury selection in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1178 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to procedures applicable to waivers of the right to counsel in certain adversary judicial proceedings that may result in punishment by confinement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1265 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the operations of the Task Force on Indigent Defense and a legal services fee for indigent persons paid by members of the state bar. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1266 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1267 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to appointment procedures concerning and compensation and reimbursement for counsel appointed to represent indigent defendants in certain criminal and post-conviction proceedings and to the creation of an indigent defense representation fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1773 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to requiring written notice before the introduction of certain evidence during the punishment phase of a criminal trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3383 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to procedures regarding certain criminal defendants who are or may be persons with mental illness or mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3636 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the appointment of an attorney to represent an indigent defendant who is in the custody of a correctional facility of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or another related correctional facility. House: Corrections Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3932 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the office of district attorney for certain judicial districts. House: Judiciary Withdrawn from schedule
SB 159 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Relating to a local public defender's office that represents indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 306 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Pierson, Paula | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent defendant in a capital case and to the reimbursement of certain expenses incurred by appointed counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 454 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to procedures applicable to waivers of the right to counsel in certain adversary judicial proceedings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 528 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 538 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to a defendant's right to appear by counsel in certain misdemeanor cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 647 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to create a permanent fund for indigent defense. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1472 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a subpoena issued to obtain information relating to certain attorney-client relationships. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1557 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the appointment of an attorney to represent an indigent defendant who is in the custody of a correctional facility of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or another related correctional facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1655 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the capital writs committee and the office of capital writs. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1823 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to representation of applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2012 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the imposition of a fee on conviction of a criminal offense and on the filing of a civil case to support indigent defendant programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 268 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the qualifications and appointment of counsel for indigent defendants in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 393 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the appointment of counsel for an indigent defendant after adversarial judicial proceedings are initiated in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 449 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students who engage in sexual contact with another student at least 13 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 612 79-0 (2005) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to certain information provided to an attorney appointed to represent an indigent defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 615 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a defendant's right to appear by counsel in certain misdemeanor cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 696 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to jury selection in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1276 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the appointment of counsel for indigent defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2861 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to requiring criminal district court approval before counsel in a noncapital indigent defense case incurs certain expenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HCR 230 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3152. Signed by the Governor
SB 1080 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to pre-trial procedures in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1083 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to procedures applicable to waivers of the right to counsel. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1508 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a subpoena issued to obtain information relating to certain attorney-client relationships. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 207 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the appearance by a defendant in certain misdemeanor cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 615 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the appointment of counsel for an indigent applicant for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 665 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to standards of competency for attorneys appointed as counsel to indigent applicants in certain habeas corpus proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 1412 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to procedures for establishing a public appointment list of attorneys from which to appoint counsel for indigent defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1428 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the prosecution of a criminal case in which a spousal relationship exists between the attorney representing the state and the attorney representing the defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1734 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to representation of applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 2127 78-0 (2003) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al. Relating to certain information provided to an attorney appointed to represent an indigent defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2288 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a defendant's right to access to information in the possession of the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2657 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to appointment of counsel for indigent defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3241 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the prosecution and adjudication of an offense in justice or municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3274 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the office of county attorney of Pecos County, to the office of district attorney for the 83rd Judicial District and to the office of district attorney for the 112th Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3376 78-0 (2003) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the payment of court costs in certain asset forfeiture cases. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 727 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the payment of fees awarded to certain attorneys appointed by a court to represent indigent inmates in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 867 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to a defendant's right to appear by counsel in certain misdemeanor cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1224 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the appointment of counsel for an indigent applicant for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1551 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the creation and composition of judicial districts and the election and powers and duties of certain district attorneys. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 19 78-1 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the appointment of counsel for an indigent applicant for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 90 78-1 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the time in which counsel must be appointed for indigent misdemeanants in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 77 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 267 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the quality of legal representation in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 382 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 797 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to certain pretrial requirements regarding persons accused of crime who remain confined pending trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 840 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a defendant's waiver of arraignment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1745 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the period during which a person arrested is required to be taken before a magistrate and to the appointment and compensation of counsel to represent indigent persons accused of crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3029 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to prohibition of disclosure of defense counsel's fee statements by liability insurers; providing a civil penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3561 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to prohibition of disclosure of defense counsel's fee statements by liability insurers; providing a civil penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3660 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the appointment of a public defender by the Commissioners Court of Randall County. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the period during which a person arrested is required to be taken before a magistrate or released on bond and to the appointment and compensation of counsel to represent indigent persons accused of crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 1/1/02
SB 582 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the discovery of certain information in criminal cases and the manner in which defendants receive that information. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 1295 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 1653 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to prohibition of disclosure of defense counsel's fee statements by liability insurers; providing a civil penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1781 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the appointment of a public defender by the Commissioners Court of Potter County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1789 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the appointment of a public defender by the Commissioners Court of Randall County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2323 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Charles | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the offense of unlawfully carrying a weapon to certain persons carrying a handgun in a motor vehicle. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
SB 247 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to defense and pretrial information gathering standards for indigent people who are accused of crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 908 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent a defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1238 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the appointment of a public defender by the Commissioners Court of Tom Green County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3235 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the right to counsel in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3236 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the notice of right to counsel in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1080 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to defense and pretrial information gathering standards for indigent people who are accused of crime. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to procedures for applying for a writ of habeas corpus by persons convicted of a felony and procedures for the compensation and appointment of counsel to represent certain persons charged with a capital felony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 308 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the waiver of trial by jury by a defendant charged with an offense punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 309 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to the waiver of trial by jury in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 617 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the representation of certain indigent persons by public defenders in Wichita County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1247 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent indigent defendants or inmates. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1994 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the requirement of pro bono legal services by certain attorneys. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2289 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the representation of certain indigent persons by public defenders in Wichita County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 3156 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to defense and pretrial information gathering standards for indigent people who are accused of crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 326 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the use of interest on client funds held by attorneys for the legal representation of a criminal defendant. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 412 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the use of state funds or services by certain private entities for the legal representation of an inmate sentenced to death. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 440 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to procedures for applying for a writ of habeas corpus by persons convicted of a felony and procedures for the compensation and appointment of counsel to represent certain persons charged with a capital felony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1074 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Talton, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the operations of a grand jury; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1383 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to defense and pretrial information gathering standards for indigent people who are accused of crime. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
HB 1440 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the requirement of pro bono legal services by certain attorneys. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1562 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to procedures for petitioning for a writ of habeas corpus by persons sentenced to death and procedures for the compensation and appointment of counsel to represent persons sentenced to death. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2325 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to continuing legal education, technical assistance and other support programs for prosecuting attorneys and their personnel and for criminal defense attorneys who regularly represent indigent defendants. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2772 73-0 (1993) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of a commissioners court in certain counties to establish a public defender's office and to provide for the expenses of that offices. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2774 73-0 (1993) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the training, qualifications, and duties of attorneys appointed to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 947 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to continuing legal education for certain attorneys, judges, court personnel, and justices of the peace. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 984 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to procedures for petitioning for a writ of habeas corpus by persons sentenced to death and procedures for the compensation and appointment of counsel to represent persons sentenced to death. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1158 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the participation in pro bono legal services to low-income Texans by prosecutors. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1159 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the participation in pro bono legal services to low-imcome Texans by some attorney employees of the State of Texas. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1179 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the provision of free legal services to low income individuals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 765 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the right to counsel of a witness before a grand jury. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Record vote
HB 1047 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to compensation of counsel appointed to defend indigent defendants in appellate courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 1636 72-0 (1991) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to a county's authority to create a public defender's office in the county. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2099 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the appointment of a public defender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2426 72-0 (1991) Author: Bomer, Elton
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to legal defense of indigent inmates. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2727 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a public defender for the 293rd and 365th judicial districts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2746 72-0 (1991) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to providing legal defense for County employees for actions arising from the performance of public duty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2778 72-0 (1991) Author: Bomer, Elton
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the appointment of a public defender for Cherokee County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 336 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Brady, Kevin
Relating to the appointment of a public defender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
SB 600 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to compensation of counsel appointed to represent a criminal defendant in a case in which delays are attributable to the prosecution. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1048 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to the payment by the state or counties for trial transcripts in cases involving indigents. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1398 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the authority of the Commissioners Court of Bexar County or the judges hearing criminal cases in Bexar County to provide for a public defenders program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1485 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the appointment of a public defender for Cherokee County. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 144 72-1 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the appointment of a public defender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1027 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to affirmative defenses for the offenses of indecency with a child and sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Pending in committee
HB 1842 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the compensation of counsel appointed to defend indigent inmates charged with criminal offenses while confined in the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Appropriations 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2527 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to the office of public defender in counties with at least four county courts and four district courts. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3113 71-0 (1989) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the establishment of a public defender's office in Aransas County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3196 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to public defenders in certain courts in Hidalgo County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1741 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment of a public defender's office in Aransas County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
HB 81 71-2 (1989) Author: Swift, Dick Relating to establishing the Indigent Inmate Defense Program and to transferring appropriations related to the representation of indigent inmates. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 57 71-2 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the provision of legal services to indigents charged in criminal cases in Bexar County. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 80 71-6 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the defense of indigent inmates charged with offenses committed while in the custody of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 67 71-6 (1990) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the defense of indigent inmates charged with offenses committed while in the custody of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; making an appropriation. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 307 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff Relating to the representation of indigent inmate defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 449 70-0 (1987) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the appointment, duties and compensation of a public defender for the 33rd Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 479 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment of the office of state defense attorney. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 544 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the dismissal of certain criminal actions, the granting of certain motions or exceptions in criminal actions, and the review of those activities by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left as pending business in comm.
HB 618 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to a defendant's right to be represented by counsel in certain criminal proceedings and to the duties and compensation of appointed counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 679 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the order of proceedings in a criminal trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 219 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the establishment of the office of state defense attorney. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1108 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to a defendant's right to be represented by counsel in certain criminal proceedings and to the duties and compensation of appointed counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 73 70-2 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff Relating to the representation of indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 642 69-0 (1985) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to eligibility requirements for public defenders. House: Judiciary Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1880 69-0 (1985) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to a county's authority to create a public defender's office in the county. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2017 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to the administration and financing of a program to provide representation by counsel and transcription services for indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 2138 69-0 (1985) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the preparation for trial by an appointed counsel in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 142 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the appointment of public defenders by criminal district judges in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 144 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the payment of court-appointed counsel by a county in certain criminal proceedings and by the state in capital cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Postponed in s/c
SB 405 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hammond, Bill
Relating to eligibility requirements for public defenders. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1174 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the administration and financing of a program to provide representation by counsel and transcription services for indigent defendants in criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SR 328 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Directing the Senate Jurisprudence Committee to conduct an interim study of the State's system of legal representation.
HB 158 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the administration and financing of a program to provide representation by counsel and transcription services for indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 217 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the administration and financing of a program to provide representation by counsel and transcription services for indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 765 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to discovery and depositions in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1261 68-0 (1983) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of Wichita County to create the office of public defender for that county. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 158 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the payment of court-appointed counsel by a county in certain criminal proceedings and by the state in capital cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 257 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the authority of the Commissioners Court of Wichita County to create the office of public defender for that county, to the funding and operations of the office, to the powers and duties of the public defender, and to the qualifications, compensation, appointment, and removal of personnel. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 492 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to establishment and funding of a program to provide legal services for the indigent. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 756 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the administration and financing of a program to provide representation by counsel and transcription services for indigent defendants in criminal cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1327 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the state paying attorney's fees for certain suits against court-appointed attorneys. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 526 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to payment of court appointed counsel by a county in certain criminal proceedings and by the state in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 632 67-0 (1981) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to payment of court-appointed counsel by the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 1143 67-0 (1981) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the administration and financing of a program to provide representation by counsel and transcription services for indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1878 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to minimum compensation for certain court-appointed attorneys. House: Judiciary
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 1981 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to the compensation of a court-appointed counsel in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2224 67-0 (1981) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the furnishing to defendant's counsel of a copy of the indictment or information which charges a defendant with commission of a crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2269 67-0 (1981) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the appointment of counsel for persons too poor to employ counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 12 67-0 (1981) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to payment of court-appointed counsel by a county in certain criminal proceedings and by the state in capital cases; providing limitation periods for indictments of felonies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 432 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the administration and financing of a program to provide representation by counsel and transcription services for indigent defendents in criminal cases; changing certain of the fee schedules allowed in such cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1108 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the reimbursement of counties by the State of Texas for funds paid to counsel appointed to defend persons who are in the custody of the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 243 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to payment by the state of part of attorneys' fees and expenses for representation for indigent criminal defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1993 66-0 (1979) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the right to representation by counsel in criminal proceedings, compensation for appointed counsel, and reimbursement to the counties by defendants and by the state; providing fees to the state to be paid by nonindigent defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 272 66-0 (1979) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Mayes, Ed
Relating to payment of court appointed counsel by a county in certain criminal proceedings and by the state in capital cases. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Failure to suspend the rules
SB 446 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Providing for the appointment and compensation of public defenders in certain counties; defining their duties and responsibilities; and providing for other court appointed attorneys. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 750 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the right to representation by counsel in criminal proceedings, compensation for appointed counsel, and reimbursement to the counties by defendants and by the state; authorizing appropriations; providing fees to the state to be paid by nonindigent defendants. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1113 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to compensation for court appointed attorneys. Senate: Jurisprudence Motion lost
SB 1295 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Providing for the appointment and compensation of defense attorneys of Tarrant County to represent certain indigent persons; prescribing the qualifications, powers, and responsibilities of such attorneys. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1529 64-0 (1975) Author: Short, E.L. Relating to payment of court appointed counsel by the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
HB 1569 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the allowance of a minimum compensation to certain court-appointed attorneys. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1450 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the appointment and compensation of public defenders for juveniles in juvenile delinquency proceedings; defining their qualifications and duties; permitting two or more counties to create a public defender for juveniles district; providing for other court appointed attorneys. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 541 61-0 (1969) Author: Calhoun, Frank Relating to providing compensation from county funds for court-appointed counsel in habeas corpus hearings.
HB 615 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to providing for the appointment and compensation of Public Defenders of Tarrant County, defining their duties and responsibilities; providing for other court appointed attorneys.
SB 286 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to furnishing legal counsel for indigents accused of crime in certain counties and to investigating entitlement to release of persons on personal bond.
HB 757 60-0 (1967) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to furnishing legal counsel for indigents accused of crime and to investigating entitlement to release of persons on personal bond.
HB 974 60-0 (1967) Author: Salter, Robert F. "Bob" Relating to the payment of court-appointed counsel for certain delinquent children charged with a crime in counties where state training schools are located.
HB 1013 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe | et. al. Relating to creation of a public defender office in Tarrant County.
HB 778 59-0 (1965) Author: Mann, Jr., Dudley R. | et. al. Relating to the fees of court appointed attorneys in felony cases.
HB 811 59-0 (1965) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to permitting certain counties to establish an office of Public Defender.
HCR 40 59-0 (1965)
HB 1004 58-0 (1963) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain counties to establish the office of Public Defender.
SB 260 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to authorizing counties to establish the Office of Public Defender; excepting counties of less than two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) population; providing qualifications, appointment, duties, expenses and salary, records and reports.
HB 229 56-0 (1959) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to provide that when an accused in any felony is arraigned or it is made known to the court at any time that he is not able to hire an attorney that the court shall appoint one (1) or more practicing attorneys to represent him and the attorney shall have ten (10) days notice unless waived in writing by the accused and attorney.
HB 230 56-0 (1959) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by increasing attorney fees for representation of indigents accused of felony offenses.
HB 667 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnston, Dean Francis | et. al. Relating to permitting any county to establish an office of Public Defender.
SB 59 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to authorize counties to establish the office of public defender.
HB 62 56-1 (1959) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by increasing attorney fees for representation of indigents accused of felony offenses.
HB 38 56-2 (1959) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure increasing attorney fees for representation of indigents accused of felony offense; providing for fees on pleas of guilty.
HB 210 55-0 (1957) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to compensation of counsel appointed by the court to defend persons in felony cases; fixing and requiring the payment of minimum fees and authorizing the commissioners court of each county to fix the maximum for fees payable in that county.
HB 264 55-0 (1957) Author: Patterson, Robert R. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by increasing attorney fees for representation of indigents accused of felony offenses.
HB 678 55-0 (1957) Author: Mann, Frank E. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas in regards to Court appointed counsel.
HB 822 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas so as to provide for the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent accused.
SB 213 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to authorizing counties to establish the office of public defender.
HB 318 54-0 (1955) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury | et. al. Relating to authorizing counties to establish the office of public defender; excepting counties less than 250,000 population; providing qualifications; providing for appointment; setting forth duties; providing for expenses and salary; providing for records and reports; making the act cumulative.
HB 435 53-0 (1953) Author: Caufield, Stanley W. | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure to provide that an accused person in capital cases shall be entitled to be represented by an attorney having at least ten years experience.
HB 591 53-0 (1953) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury Relating to authorizing counties of this State to provide for a public defender.
HB 14 52-0 (1951) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" | et. al. Relating to providing for compensation of counsel appointed pursuant to law to defend persons in criminal cases; providing for the payment of such compensation.
HB 415 52-0 (1951) Author: Etheredge, Jr., M. B. Relating to exempting elected County officials who are members of the legal profession from being appointed to defend criminals in all Courts of this State.
SB 112 52-0 (1951) Author: Carter, Joseph Daniel "Joe" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide increased fees for the attorney representing the State in Justice Court in pleas of guilty.
HB 813 51-0 (1949) Author: Peterson, Dudley W. Relating to providing for compensation of counsel appointed pursuant to law to defend persons in criminal cases.
HB 429 50-0 (1947) Author: Fertsch, Marvin D. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, providing for compensation of counsel appointed to defend persons who are too poor to employ counsel in capital felony cases.
HB 456 50-0 (1947) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to the penalty for refusal to allow consultation with counsel or other persons to a prisoner.
HB 601 50-0 (1947) Author: Reams, Sam G. Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to provide for the payment of fees to attorneys appointed by the court to defend indigent persons too poor to employ counsel.
HB 662 49-0 (1945) Author: Harris, Joe Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing for compensation of counsel appointed to defend persons who are too poor to employ counsel.
SB 405 44-0 (1935) Relating to fees of officers in felony cases against the same department.
HB 189 35-0 (1917) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to the appointment of counsel in felony cases for indigent defendants and allowing attorney's fees.
HB 306 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to regulating the appointment of counsel by the court for persons indicted, charged and tried in felony cases.
HB 353 34-0 (1915) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure providing for appointment of counsel by court for persons indicted, charged and tried in Felony cases who are too poor to employ or secure counsel for their defense.

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