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HB 8 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 58 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to public and private school searches of students with parental consent and certain disciplinary measures and other procedures that may arise from such a search. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 64 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 86 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the reckless discharge of a firearm; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 93 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 131 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to extreme risk protective orders and the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 147 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 152 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
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 171 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 176 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to prohibiting a person's waiver of a right to an expunction or to an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information with respect to a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 178 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a credit toward payment of costs for a defendant confined in jail or another facility before sentencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 182 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 184 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to prosecutors providing information about the benefits and costs of a proposed sentence for a defendant in a criminal trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 195 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 205 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a punishment for contempt of court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 211 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 215 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by certain peace officers and that result in serious bodily injury or death. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 226 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for the criminal offenses of sedition, sabotage, and capital sabotage; imposing a civil penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 229 86-0 (2019) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the temporary confidentiality and automatic expunction of records and files relating to certain nonviolent misdemeanor offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 261 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of murder and providing for the prosecution of that conduct as capital murder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 292 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to inclusion of instruction on the trafficking of persons in the basic training curriculum for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 300 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to inquest summary reports and the preservation of evidence collected in the course of an inquest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 344 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 352 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to warrants issued to obtain cell site information through the use of a cell site simulator device and to public access to certain information relating to investigatory equipment; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 353 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to law enforcement access to cell site information stored by certain entities providing wireless service to a wireless communications device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 386 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 404 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 419 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 427 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property; enhancing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 435 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 442 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of abandoning or endangering a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 479 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 480 86-0 (2019) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to a challenge to a grand juror and the recording of certain proceedings relating to the grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 482 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 495 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 504 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Relating to employment protections for a person serving as a grand juror. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 520 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to spoliation of evidence held for use in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 521 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 534 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the eligibility of emergency service dispatchers to participate in a public safety employees treatment court program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 546 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a study and report by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement on certain training and education requirements for law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 566 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 573 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the restoration of certain rights to a criminal defendant. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 598 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of funds appropriated for the continuing legal education of certain appointed masters, magistrates, referees, and associate judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 599 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to the delivery of certain mental health records of a defendant to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 600 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to procedures for identifying or releasing on personal bond criminal defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 601 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to criminal or juvenile procedures and reporting requirements regarding persons who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 615 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the destruction of certain biological evidence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 629 86-0 (2019) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of court personnel and other persons and entities in regard to the registry. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 658 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child, to the age of criminal responsibility, and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to those ages. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 691 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 745 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the duties and powers of peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 753 86-0 (2019) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 756 86-0 (2019) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a defendant's waiver of a jury trial following a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for a felony offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 758 86-0 (2019) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 764 86-0 (2019) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 804 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 848 86-0 (2019) Author: Wray, John Relating to notice of the cost of a forensic examination for a victim of an alleged sexual assault. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 854 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of making a firearm accessible to a child; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 869 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 874 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the threat or pursuit of criminal charges against a consumer in association with certain extensions of consumer credit. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 881 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the right of a parent of a deceased person to view the person's body before an autopsy is performed. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 887 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the use of force to make an arrest or search and law enforcement policies regarding de-escalation and proportionate response. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 888 86-0 (2019) Author: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to creating the criminal offense of misrepresenting a child as a family member at a port of entry. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 903 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of smuggling of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 929 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 932 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to equalizing compensation for certain wrongfully imprisoned persons. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 934 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the prosecution of the offense of trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 943 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 979 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the creation of DNA records for certain defendants for inclusion in the DNA database system. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1020 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to requiring certain law enforcement agencies to implement a policy regarding cite and release for certain criminal offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1023 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault committed against a public servant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1030 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1073 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the statute of limitations for certain offenses committed against children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1076 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1078 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to waiving certain driver's license and handgun license fees for certain applicants who hold a certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1086 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1115 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during a person's arrest and placement information provided to the person. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1169 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1206 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1209 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence. House: Business & Industry Postponed
HB 1216 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1223 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the creation and enforcement of a criminal offense relating to interference with child custody and to the prosecution of child custody offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1224 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to notice to the Department of Family and Protective Services that a foster child has been arrested. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1231 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1279 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to jury instructions regarding parole eligibility. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1316 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the disclosure in a criminal case of certain criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1319 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to a procedure in a justice or municipal court for rendering certain judgments and sentences. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1320 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the operation of, participation in, and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
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 1343 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of improper contact with a victim and to protective orders for victims of certain offenses; enhancing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1355 86-0 (2019) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan | et. al.
Relating to the issuance and execution of a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1357 86-0 (2019) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the criminal offense of failure to report certain sexual offenses committed against a child; increasing criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1377 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain laws of this state that restrict the rights or activities of persons convicted of a felony offense and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1399 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for certain felony offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1452 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1454 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the disposition of an item bearing a counterfeit trademark seized in connection with a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1498 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the prosecution of the offense of continuous sexual abuse of a young child or children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1528 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain procedures applicable to certain offenses involving family violence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1539 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1571 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for burglary of a place of assembly or worship. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1580 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
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 1609 86-0 (2019) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to the confidentiality of certain grand juror information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1615 86-0 (2019) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1662 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1686 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie | et. al. Relating to the application for and duration of a protective order for victims of certain offenses; enhancing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1701 86-0 (2019) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to a written assessment regarding a defendant suspected of having a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1771 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1803 86-0 (2019) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the comptroller's access to criminal history record information of wrongfully imprisoned persons. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1871 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1899 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the revocation or denial of certain health care professional licenses and the reporting of the grounds for revocation or denial. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1909 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of magistrates appointed by the El Paso Council of Judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 1912 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
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 1961 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the criminal offense of making a false report to a peace officer, federal special investigator, law enforcement employee, corrections officer, or jailer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1996 86-0 (2019) Author: Leman, Ben
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to admonitions given by a court to a defendant before accepting a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2130 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the duties of the court regarding a plea bargain agreement that requires a defendant to pay costs associated with court-appointed counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2232 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the consequences of a criminal conviction on a person's eligibility for an occupational license. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2233 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to the eligibility for certain occupational licenses and the use of a person's criminal history as grounds for certain actions related to the license. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2259 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie Relating to uncollectible fees and costs in criminal actions and proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2260 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to the authority of a magistrate or justice of the peace to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2314 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2334 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to grants awarded under the grant program to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2344 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to evidence sufficient for the issuance of a stalking protective order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2352 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2360 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the public inspection of an arrest warrant and any affidavit made in support of the issuance of the warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 2382 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the classification of certain conduct by juveniles constituting the offense of evading detention. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2392 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to applicants for employment at assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2398 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a punishment for contempt of court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2421 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie Relating to the issuance of certain warrants and orders for searches performed on wireless communications devices and for the installation and use of certain tracking equipment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2427 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2436 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie Relating to the release on personal bond of certain defendants with a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2451 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the creation of the Proportional Fine Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2481 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the creation and administration of certain specialty court programs; authorizing fees. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2502 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to a mandatory term of confinement for defendants placed on community supervision for the criminal offense of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of a person. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2512 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2524 86-0 (2019) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of theft of service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2541 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to a study of no-knock entries conducted in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2607 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to checkpoints established by the Department of Public Safety at roadways entering this state from New Mexico or Oklahoma. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2613 86-0 (2019) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the offense of operation of a stash house and to funding certain crime victim services through the use of money derived from a civil asset forfeiture of contraband related to that offense, human smuggling and trafficking offenses, and certain prostitution offenses; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2624 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses involving fraud. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2625 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to creating the criminal offense of fraudulent use or possession of credit card or debit card information. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2651 86-0 (2019) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2672 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to a study conducted by the Department of Public Safety on the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2678 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to the compilation and reporting of statistics involving sexual assault victims who receive a forensic medical examination before reporting the assault to law enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2697 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
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 2754 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2874 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2877 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain persons who are special investigators. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2889 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to amending the Texas Rules of Evidence to provide protections for victims of sexual assault. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2896 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the entry of a plea by defendants charged with certain misdemeanors involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2906 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2912 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 2916 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2917 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2936 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to certain notice requirements and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2938 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to employ attorneys as mental health public defenders and to the reimbursement of an attorney who represents an indigent proposed patient in certain mental health proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2951 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements in the prosecution of certain sexual or assaultive offenses committed against a child or person with a disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2973 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3030 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the reporting of certain information for purposes of a federal firearm background check. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3082 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to investigating and prosecuting the criminal offense of operating an unmanned aircraft over or near certain facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3097 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the right of one immediate family member of certain deceased peace officers to make an oral statement regarding the terms of a plea bargain agreement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3109 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to certain entities' access to information in criminal justice information databases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3139 86-0 (2019) Author: Bowers, Rhetta Relating to service of a notice of a temporary ex parte protective order. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3154 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking and child pornography unit within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3268 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to testing possible controlled substance evidence for fentanyl. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3278 86-0 (2019) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of predatory theft. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3281 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the use of a victim's gender identity or sexual orientation as the basis for a defense in the trial of a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 3294 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to reimbursing a commissioners court for the reasonable cost of transporting a body for the purpose of an autopsy. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3335 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to extending the length of time for which an affidavit establishing probable cause for a search warrant may be sealed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3424 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to postconviction forensic DNA testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 3425 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the consideration of a subsequent writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3426 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain new evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3453 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to subpoenas, orders, and warrants for the disclosure of location information, electronic customer communications records, and electronic customer data and for the use of pen registers, ESN readers, cell site simulators, and mobile tracking devices; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3494 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities and to the regulation of unmanned aircraft by certain political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3500 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3501 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to retention and preservation of toxicological evidence of certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3502 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to the disposal of exhibits used in criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3507 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James Relating to requiring a national instant criminal background check in connection with firearm loans at a sport shooting range; creating a criminal offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3525 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the destruction of juvenile court records of victims of sex trafficking. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3526 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the duties of and training for certain officers and jailers regarding the child safety check alert list. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3527 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to inclusion of instruction on the trafficking of persons in the basic training curriculum for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3533 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to criminal history record checks for nurse aides and applicants for listing on the nurse aide registry; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3540 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to release in lieu of arrest certain persons with an intellectual or developmental disability. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3554 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the admissibility of expert testimony regarding forensic analyses of physical evidence in a criminal case and to the regulation of certain expert witnesses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3563 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to creating the criminal offense of tampering with an electronic monitoring device. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3566 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the forensic examination of a victim of an alleged strangulation assault or sexual assault. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3585 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the repeal of certain eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3594 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain ongoing duties of an attorney representing the state that relate to exculpatory, impeachment, or mitigating evidence in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3637 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3647 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of a child's criminal records related to certain misdemeanor offenses. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3705 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3757 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to a law enforcement policy regarding body worn cameras. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3800 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to required reporting of human trafficking cases by certain law enforcement entities and by prosecutors. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3812 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the reporting, maintenance, and use of certain misdemeanor conviction information for purposes of the databases used in a federal firearm background check. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3824 86-0 (2019) Author: Sherman, Sr., Carl | et. al. Relating to an affirmative finding of family violence entered in the trial of certain offenses and to service of a notice of a temporary ex parte family violence protective order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3827 86-0 (2019) Author: Sherman, Sr., Carl Relating to the procedures for appointing counsel to represent indigent defendants in certain post-conviction proceedings in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 3831 86-0 (2019) Author: Sherman, Sr., Carl | et. al. Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3845 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina | et. al. Relating to the use of video teleconferencing for testimony of a forensic analyst in a criminal proceeding. 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 3914 86-0 (2019) Author: Sherman, Sr., Carl Relating to warrants and orders issued for the use of tracking equipment and access to electronic communications to further a criminal investigation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3976 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to civil enforcement of an order of restitution for a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3979 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3982 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to creating the criminal offenses of providing material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization and engaging in terrorist activities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3992 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the courthouse security fund or the municipal court building security fund; increasing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4009 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve | et. al. Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 4028 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4038 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to an affirmative defense to certain prohibited sexual conduct occurring as part of a dating relationship that began in primary or secondary school. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 4104 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to the punishment for the offense of prostitution and to programs for certain defendants charged with or convicted of prostitution. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4113 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain capital felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4118 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to peace officer duties in investigating or responding to certain family violence incidents. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4133 86-0 (2019) Author: Bowers, Rhetta Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4143 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the amount of a fine and costs discharged by a defendant while confined in jail or engaged in labor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4153 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the compensation and benefits of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Appropriations Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4157 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the definition of a designated law enforcement office or agency for purposes of certain laws governing the installation and use of tracking equipment and access to certain communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4169 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the criminal penalties for certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4173 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 4187 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the reporting of certain felony offenses to prosecuting attorneys and to allegations regarding a peace officer's retaliatory action taken because of that report. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4202 86-0 (2019) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of a court to grant a motion for a new trial in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 4236 86-0 (2019) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to permitting the viewing of certain body worn camera recordings. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4268 86-0 (2019) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 4303 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the creation of magistrates in Kerr County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4341 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to increasing criminal penalties for the offense of making a firearm accessible to a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4359 86-0 (2019) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 4431 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to clarifying the liability of certain financial institutions that offer remote deposit capture. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 4453 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to creating the criminal offense of retaliation involving immigration status. 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 4502 86-0 (2019) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to creating the criminal offenses of terrorism and terroristic hoax. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4511 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4526 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to civil liability for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4527 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to civil liability and criminal penalties for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses. 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 4590 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the registration of a person in the state sex offender registry. 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 4605 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4715 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the creation of magistrates in Kerr County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 22 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 71 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the establishment of a statewide telehealth center for sexual assault forensic medical examination. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 105 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion and crisis stabilization unit pilot program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 120 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 130 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of hypnotically induced testimony in a criminal trial. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 157 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to extreme risk protective orders and the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 158 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to increasing criminal penalties for the offense of making a firearm accessible to a child. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 171 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
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 182 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the threat or pursuit of criminal charges against a consumer in association with certain extensions of consumer credit. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 187 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice; increasing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 204 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to increasing criminal penalties for the offense of making a firearm accessible to a child. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 245 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of the office of capital and forensic writs to refuse to accept certain referrals for good cause. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 246 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the composition and duties of the capital and forensic writs committee. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 247 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 269 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 278 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to prohibiting making, or encouraging or inducing another to make, silent or abusive calls to a 9-1-1 service or public safety answering point; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 291 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking unit within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 315 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 325 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks
Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of court personnel and other persons and entities in regard to the registry. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 332 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to preventing racial profiling and to video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops; creating an offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 334 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during the arrest of a person. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 341 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
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 363 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to access to certain controlled substance prescription information. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 371 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain assaults committed against employees of primary and secondary schools. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 378 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibiting public funds from being used to enforce certain federal or international laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 395 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to certain notice requirements and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 405 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Relating to the criminal offense of making a false report to a peace officer, federal special investigator, law enforcement employee, corrections officer, or jailer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 415 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
Relating to the entry of a plea by defendants charged with certain misdemeanors involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 432 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to procedures for identifying or releasing on personal bond criminal defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 433 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the disclosure restrictions on personnel files of police officers of municipalities that have adopted certain civil service laws. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 466 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the eligibility of persons finally convicted of a felony to run for certain public offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 495 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 529 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 535 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder on the premises of certain places of religious worship. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 550 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 562 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to criminal or juvenile procedures regarding persons who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability and the operation and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 588 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
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 651 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 666 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the reporting, maintenance, and use of certain misdemeanor conviction information for purposes of the databases used in a federal firearm background check. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 693 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the reporting of certain information involving family violence offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 716 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 719 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Frank, James B.
Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of murder and providing for the prosecution of that conduct as capital murder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 720 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 736 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 782 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to a law enforcement policy regarding a peace officer accessing a recording from the officer's body worn camera. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 803 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Relating to a written assessment regarding a defendant suspected of having a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 831 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to creating the criminal offense of tampering with an electronic monitoring device. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 875 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 887 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the consideration of the gender identity or sexual preference of certain victims, witnesses, or defendants in criminal proceedings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 898 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to applicants for employment at assisted living facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 909 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses involving fraud. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 929 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain capital felony cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 973 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to a limited viewing of certain body worn camera recordings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 989 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a mandatory term of confinement for defendants placed on community supervision for the criminal offense of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of a person. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1125 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Calanni, Gina | et. al.
Relating to the use of video teleconferencing for testimony of a forensic analyst in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1150 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to reimbursing a commissioners court for the reasonable cost of transporting a body for the purpose of an autopsy. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1151 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to the comptroller's access to criminal history record information of wrongfully imprisoned persons and certain annuity payments payable to surviving spouses and designated beneficiaries of those persons. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1154 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Civil Commitment Office and to certain requirements regarding the payment of costs associated with civil commitment by persons civilly committed as sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1164 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the disposition of an item bearing a counterfeit trademark seized in connection with a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1217 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Morales, Christina
Relating to the consideration of certain arrests in determining an applicant's eligibility for an occupational license. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1257 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Leach, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Motion withdrawn
SB 1259 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1269 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to extending the length of time for which an affidavit establishing probable cause for a search warrant may be sealed. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1293 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to the authority of certain courts to employ attorneys as mental health public defenders and to the reimbursement of an attorney who represents an indigent proposed patient in certain mental health proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1320 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1360 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1389 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the period for which a person may be committed to a facility or a jail-based or outpatient program for restoration of competency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1401 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a procedure in a justice or municipal court for rendering certain judgments and sentences. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1447 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons in certain intoxication offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1492 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Relating to grand jury proceedings and establishing a commission to study improvements and alternatives to those proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1531 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to the eligibility for certain occupational licenses and the use of a person's criminal history as grounds for certain actions related to the license. House: Corrections
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1570 86-0 (2019) Author: Flores, Peter | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of certain corrections employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1637 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole | 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
Point of order sustained
SB 1649 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the provision of funding for indigent defense services and to the representation of indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1684 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the punishment for the offense of forgery relating to a writing of a metal recycling entity. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1686 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1688 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to access to certain litigation, law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1691 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to expedited processing of certain applications for a license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1754 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Bell, Keith | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of taking or attempting to take a weapon from certain officers, investigators, employees, or officials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1774 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Smith, Reggie
Relating to uncollectible fees and costs in criminal actions and proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1782 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the denial, suspension, or revocation of licenses issued by the Texas Medical Board for certain offenses. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1920 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to required reporting of human trafficking cases by peace officers and prosecutors. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1945 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a court's authority to temporarily restrict the ability of a proposed patient for court-ordered mental health services to possess a firearm. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1996 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to investigating and prosecuting the criminal offense of operating an unmanned aircraft over or near certain facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2009 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of smuggling of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2010 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2023 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to service of a notice of an application for a protective order. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2093 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to subpoenas, orders, and warrants for the disclosure of location information, electronic customer communications records, and electronic customer data and for the use of pen registers, ESN readers, cell site simulators, and mobile tracking devices; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 2113 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2114 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
Relating to certain duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain information subject to disclosure to a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2133 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the implementation of a statewide case management system for judicial case information. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2161 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to creating the criminal offenses of providing material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization and engaging in terrorist activities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2186 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the provision of training and technical assistance provided by the division. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2227 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to prohibiting a registered sex offender from residing within a certain distance of the residence of a victim of any offense committed by the offender for which the offender is subject to registration. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2228 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to creating a criminal offense for making certain telemarketing calls to a telephone number published on the Texas no-call list. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2230 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a central database containing information about violent offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2254 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to creation of magistrates in Fort Bend County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 2292 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to violations of certain conditions of parole; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2319 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2372 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property; enhancing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2390 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2396 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the operation of, participation in, and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2403 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of aggravated kidnapping. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 50 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the discharge or waiver of fines and costs imposed on indigent defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
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 72 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 103 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain body cavity searches conducted by a peace officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 104 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notification provided to certain victims of criminal offenses. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 122 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Received from the House
HB 125 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the appointment of guardians ad litem and guardians. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 147 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 152 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the restoration of certain rights to a criminal defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
HB 158 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the recording and disclosure of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a peace officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 176 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to public and private school searches of students with parental consent and certain disciplinary measures and other procedures that may arise from such a search. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 229 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 236 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to equalizing compensation for certain wrongfully imprisoned persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 244 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 281 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to establishing a statewide electronic tracking system for evidence of a sex offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 298 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 300 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 316 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of another in capital felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 322 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans and the waiver of fees and costs charged for the expunction and to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 323 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the award of court costs, storage fees, and attorney's fees in a criminal asset forfeiture proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 324 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the recording and disclosure of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a governmental employee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 325 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 339 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 344 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 346 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to an offense for which an indictment or information was dismissed with prejudice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 348 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 351 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | 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 and to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
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 414 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 419 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to providing certain information to criminal defendants charged with certain drug offenses before a plea is entered. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 420 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence relating to climate change or global warming in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 472 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to judicial review of protective orders and the duration of those orders. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 500 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Laid on the table subject to call
HB 548 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 551 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al. Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 557 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons and to the return of certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 574 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 577 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 607 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to a court's continuing jurisdiction to handle the disposition of a felony case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 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 638 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility. House: Corrections Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 662 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a credit toward payment of costs for a defendant confined in jail or other facility before sentencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 666 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent misdemeanor offenses. Filed
HB 667 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to prohibiting a person's waiver of a right to an expunction or to an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information with respect to a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 669 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 670 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 676 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 677 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the sealing of records of certain juveniles placed on determinate sentence probation. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 678 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the procedure for the entering of a plea or a stipulation of evidence by a child subject to a determinate sentence. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 680 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 681 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to restricting access to certain information that relates to a person convicted of or granted a dismissal after deferral of disposition for a fine-only misdemeanor offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 682 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 683 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possession or use of law enforcement identification, insignia, or vehicles in a municipality and the clarification of the offenses of false identification as a peace officer and misrepresentation of property. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 685 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a defendant's waiver of a jury trial following a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for a felony offense. 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 731 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to creating the offense of intimidation by a member of a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Returned to committee
HB 736 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 799 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 805 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 814 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 825 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 854 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by certain peace officers and that result in serious bodily injury or death. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 866 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to lethal violence protective orders; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 975 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the threat or pursuit of criminal charges against a consumer in association with certain extensions of consumer credit. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
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 991 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the selection and summons of prospective grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1011 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus after a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1012 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to an offense for which a person is arrested. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1013 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1015 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child, to the age of criminal responsibility, and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to those ages. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1024 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1122 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1171 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1209 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1219 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1220 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to spoliation of evidence held for use in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1246 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1264 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of certain municipal courts in certain criminal cases punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1268 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to a challenge to a grand juror. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1273 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1301 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
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 1322 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1349 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to judicial and law enforcement authority in certain municipalities on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1357 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1364 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1374 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person who is the subject of an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1383 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to establishing a statewide electronic tracking system for evidence of a sex offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1404 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 1441 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a defendant's discharge of fines and costs through confinement in jail or community service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 1503 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the reporting of attempted child abductions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1517 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1538 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to jury service; providing a criminal penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 1546 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the operations of the Department of Public Safety, Parks and Wildlife Department, and state military forces in the border region. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1551 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1554 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the smuggling of persons. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1574 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to documentation regarding an arrest of a person without a warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1592 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the punishment of certain assaults committed against employees of primary and secondary schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1643 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the regulation of the operation of an unmanned aircraft and the prosecution of a related criminal offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1686 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property. 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 1727 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1739 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of the attorney general to prosecute the offense of barratry and solicitation of professional employment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1740 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the administration of veterans treatment court programs, the expunction of arrest records and files for certain participants who successfully complete a program, and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for participants convicted of a misdemeanor; changing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1749 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to an offense punishable by fine only; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1779 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to obtain and use criminal history record information for the purpose of performing certain departmental functions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned from the House for further action
HB 1810 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the creation of the offense of possession or promotion of lewd visual material depicting a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1855 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1860 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the adjutant general. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1919 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of service as a peace officer, a firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel and to the confidentiality of personal information regarding certain persons who provide that service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1961 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the care and unlawful restraint of a dog. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 2030 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2044 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to matters concerning peace officers, including racial profiling, use of force, equipment, and disciplinary procedures. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2049 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2071 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2085 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to psychological counseling for certain grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2189 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2222 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain victims of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
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 2286 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the qualifications for service as a grand juror and to the selection of grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2317 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to access to criminal history record information by an emergency communication district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2398 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; changing eligibility for community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2429 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the use of benzodiazepines or gamma butyrolactone to facilitate the commission of the offense of aggravated sexual assault and the addition of gamma butyrolactone to Penalty Group 1 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for purposes of criminal prosecution; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2441 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2450 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda Relating to a warrant authorizing the search of a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2458 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the authority of a magistrate to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2509 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 2521 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the disclosure or release by a criminal justice agency of photographs taken pursuant to an arrest or other involvement in the criminal justice system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2544 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful installation of tracking device or malicious software. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2583 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the reckless discharge of a firearm; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
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 2588 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2622 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the issuance of subpoenas or certain other court orders with respect to an online service provider in the investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2640 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty for contempt of court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2693 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain fire departments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2704 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to a study on the use of portable testing equipment to identify synthetic drugs. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
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 2769 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the elimination of administrative fees for certain transactions relating to the collection of fines, fees, restitution, and other court costs in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2773 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the repeal of the time payment fee imposed on certain persons convicted of an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2817 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of, punishment for, and deterrence of certain offenses involving cattle, bison, or horses; authorizing an administrative penalty; authorizing an assessment; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2873 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the procedures for an application for a writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases where the state agrees to relief. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2903 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the entitlement of certain persons to the expunction of arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2908 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for a criminal offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of status as a peace officer or judge; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2931 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2940 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to citations and participation in pretrial diversion for misdemeanor possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2960 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2974 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to certain sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2991 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of files related to complaints to and investigations by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3000 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the eligibility for medical assistance of certain persons with mental illness confined in certain facilities, certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness, and the creation of a grant program to reduce recidivism of persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3001 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3016 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3019 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3054 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3069 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the administration of and eligibility for participation in a veterans treatment court program and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for certain participants who successfully complete that program. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3127 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3133 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the use of in-custody informant testimony in a criminal trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3134 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3139 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the expunction of arrest records for and issuance of orders of nondisclosure for certain persons without the necessity of filing a petition; imposing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3147 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the entitlement to expunction for certain persons who are arrested solely as a result of inaccurate identifying information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3150 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Relating to a merchant allowing a person suspected of committing or attempting to commit theft to complete a theft education program. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
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 3234 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3238 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to the regulation of unmanned aircrafts by political subdivisions. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3249 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to persons who may be prosecuted for the offense of improper contact with a victim. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3391 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain public safety employees who commit a criminal offense; imposing fees for participation and testing, counseling, and treatment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3436 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of individuals who are suspected of harming law enforcement officers and individuals who are fugitives from correctional facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3513 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3514 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to restorative justice initiatives. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 3519 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the ability of a child, parent, or other person responsible for a child's support to pay juvenile probation fees or court costs and fees imposed by a juvenile court. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3572 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3617 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the deadline for filing an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a death penalty case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3637 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to recording certain criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3638 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3655 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3693 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to certain defenses to prosecution in a criminal case that are based on a fear of injury by an animal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3719 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3729 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3773 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certain persons arrested under a warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3793 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to a law enforcement agency's release of a recording captured by a body worn camera. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3801 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3819 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper contact with a victim and to providing certain rights to a victim of a criminal offense and the victim's family regarding contact by an inmate or an inmate's representative. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3872 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a motion for forensic DNA testing of certain evidence previously subjected to faulty testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
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 3894 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3900 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the expunction of arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3948 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3965 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the reporting of criminal offenses to prosecuting attorneys, to any failure by law enforcement agencies to properly consider those reports, and to allegations regarding a law enforcement officer's corruption or abuse of power. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3978 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4030 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the life insurance policy proceeds of an insured defendant indicted for certain offenses under the Penal Code. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 4060 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the electronic recording of certain non-custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4094 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the access of criminal history record information by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 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 4143 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4147 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to a defendant's right to appeal from a judgment or conviction in a municipal court of record. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4188 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the electronic recording of non-custodial interviews. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4196 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the commitment of a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial and who is a person with an intellectual disability. Filed
HB 4224 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the expunction of certain records involving marihuana possession. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4256 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the jurisdiction of courts in criminal matters involving allegations of sexual assault by a member of the state military forces. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 20 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the governor from appointing certain prosecuting attorneys to fill a vacancy of a district judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 45 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HR 2605 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1913. Reported enrolled
SB 16 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 47 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to a study on the availability of information regarding convictions and deferred dispositions for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 93 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibiting public funds from being used to enforce certain federal or international laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 156 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 168 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the operations of the Department of Public Safety, Parks and Wildlife Department, and state military forces in the border region. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 169 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 207 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 227 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to certain substances listed in Penalty Group 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 239 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 256 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain victims of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 257 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to judicial review of protective orders and the duration of those orders. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 265 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
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 292 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the creation of grant programs to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 325 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the procedure for expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 326 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 327 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person who is the subject of an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 342 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 378 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 380 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 381 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 395 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Corrections
SB 413 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 434 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to lethal violence protective orders; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 481 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 494 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of certain criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 500 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 524 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of abuse of a corpse. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 527 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 583 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 630 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to documentation regarding an arrest of a person without a warrant. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
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 662 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the reporting of proceeds and property from asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 663 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to disposition of proceeds and property from asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 707 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 713 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to investigative and laboratory tests and processes conducted with respect to unidentified human remains. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 762 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 773 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a judge to compel a criminal defendant who lacks capacity to take psychoactive medication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 783 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the disclosure restrictions on personnel files of police officers of municipalities that have adopted certain civil service laws. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 841 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful installation of tracking device or malicious software. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 857 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 917 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the creation of the offense of improper contact with an adult victim. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 941 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 958 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the deadline for filing an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a death penalty case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 967 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 998 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. 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 1077 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the punishment for theft offenses involving certain metals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1079 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state that do not prescribe a culpable mental state. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1110 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to allowing a person suspected of committing or attempting to commit theft to complete an education program offered by a merchant. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1121 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1138 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Krause, Matt | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1165 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of arrest records and files for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of certain offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1182 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and certain civil consequences of conduct causing the birth of a child born addicted to a controlled substance; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1185 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1201 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the release of a body worn camera recording to the subject of that recording. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1203 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the issuance of subpoenas or certain other court orders with respect to an online service provider in the investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1227 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1241 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to law enforcement's duty to report to the National Crime Information Center and Texas Crime Information Center certain information concerning a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1243 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the creation of the offense of improper contact with an adult victim of a criminal offense and providing certain rights to a victim and the victim's family regarding contact by an inmate or an inmate's representative. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1250 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1253 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1262 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1264 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to psychological counseling for certain grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1273 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the procedures for an application for a writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases where the state agrees to relief. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1290 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to access to criminal history record information by an emergency communication district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1298 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the selection and summons of prospective grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1299 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to access to criminal history record information. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1304 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1313 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
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 1319 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities. 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 1333 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the reporting of attempted child abductions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1340 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1369 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1421 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1424 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to criminal procedure, including grand jury proceedings and the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1461 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; changing eligibility for community supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1464 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the creation of the offense of possession or promotion of obscene visual material depicting a child. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1487 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to preventing racial profiling and video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1504 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1521 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to recording certain criminal proceedings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1547 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to access to criminal history record information by the adjutant general. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 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 1577 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
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 1583 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the commitment of a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial and who is a person with an intellectual disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1616 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1617 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the reporting requirements for certain injuries or deaths caused by peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1619 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic access interference. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1653 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who have been determined incompetent to stand trial. 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
SB 1704 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1714 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the expenditure of proceeds and property from and the state's burden of proof in asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1725 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 1728 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 1741 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to attorneys in certain counties who are qualified for appointment to represent a defendant with a mental illness. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1761 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the cost of transporting a body for the purpose of performing an autopsy. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1790 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1808 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of service as a peace officer and to an education campaign regarding the importance of peace officers in the community. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1822 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1823 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: Koop, Linda
Relating to a warrant authorizing the search of a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1824 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to punishment for the offense of forgery and to a fee imposed on certain defendants who commit the offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1844 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the administration of and eligibility for participation in a veterans treatment court program and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for certain participants who successfully complete that program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1856 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1859 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking unit within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1867 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the joint or separate prosecution of a capital felony charged against two or more defendants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1912 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to certain notice requirements and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness and representation of proposed patients in proceedings for court-ordered mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
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 1933 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1937 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the participation of certain counties in the collection improvement program. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
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
SB 2189 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 2191 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to certain sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2238 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Sponsor: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Relating to certain sexual offenses and certain other offenses involving conduct of a sexual nature, including the creation of the criminal offenses of sexual coercion, indecent assault, and possession or promotion of lewd visual material depicting a child, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to those offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SJR 6 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SR 926 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1913. Reported enrolled
HB 148 85-1 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 166 85-1 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 176 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to equalizing compensation for certain wrongfully imprisoned persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 177 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 211 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by certain peace officers and that result in serious bodily injury or death. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 252 85-1 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 265 85-1 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 283 85-1 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain relevant scientific evidence that was not available at the applicant's trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 310 85-1 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 316 85-1 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 332 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to grand jury proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 376 85-1 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses involving disabling, damaging, or destroying an unmanned aircraft. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 378 85-1 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses relating to the capturing of images by unmanned aircraft and disposition of those images. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 382 85-1 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to prohibiting the reckless discharge of a firearm; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 392 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a criminal penalty. Filed
HB 11 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 53 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 95 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 101 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful disclosure of certain visual material. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 121 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to an alternative means of payment of certain past due criminal fines and court costs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 154 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 165 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the Texas Liberty Preservation Act; creating criminal offenses; providing criminal penalties. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 196 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to consideration of certain mitigating evidence at the sentencing proceeding of a defendant or the disposition hearing of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 210 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to victim-offender mediation services offered by the victim services division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 211 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to resuming a criminal case after a defendant is determined to be competent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 222 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the offense of continuous violence against the family. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 248 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the state's burden of proof in a criminal asset forfeiture proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 249 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the reporting of proceeds and property forfeited under criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 267 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the joint or separate prosecution of a capital felony charged against two or more defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 268 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the prompt issuance of an order of nondisclosure for certain defendants; authorizing a fee. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 282 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the organization of a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 319 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 324 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to a requirement that a peace officer obtain a search warrant before conducting a body cavity search during a traffic stop. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 325 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 326 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to information provided by electronic means in support of the issuance of a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 327 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to a study on the availability of information regarding convictions and deferred dispositions for certain fine-only misdemeanors. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 329 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 330 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 341 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 348 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of official oppression and to the statute of limitation on prosecution of that conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 362 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to notification provided to certain victims of criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 366 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the sealing of applications and orders for the installation and use of mobile tracking devices in certain law enforcement investigations. 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 455 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Withdrawn from schedule
HB 460 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons suspected of committing certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 472 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 474 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to requiring certain law enforcement officers to wear body worn cameras. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 477 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring notice and the dissemination of criminal history record information to the subject of the information in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 478 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the restoration of certain rights to a criminal defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 498 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 517 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to evidence or testimony given by certain witnesses in a criminal case based on the trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 518 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to certain waivers by a defendant regarding a community supervision revocation hearing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 538 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to judicial and law enforcement authority in certain municipalities on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 541 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 559 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 560 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the qualifications for service as a grand juror. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 561 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the secrecy of grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 579 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to animal encounter training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 580 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
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 583 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to donations to certain local veteran's charities ordered as a condition of community supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 603 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate appoints conferees-reported
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 638 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to annuity payments to surviving spouses and designated beneficiaries of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
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 644 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the contents of a search warrant and to the offense of tampering with a governmental record consisting of a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 678 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to advance notice regarding the housing of sexually violent predators at a new location in various counties of this state. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 749 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the dismissal of a case within the jurisdiction of a municipal court if a peace officer fails to appear for trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 759 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the maximum cumulative period allowed for restoration of a defendant's competency to stand trial and to certain time credits awarded against that cumulative period. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
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 815 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 822 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of fraudulent or fictitious military record. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 861 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 865 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the recording of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a peace officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 877 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to creating the offense of intimidation by a member of a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1005 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to allowing judges to use juror identification numbers when polling the jury. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1010 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the disclosure of certain information and evidence by a prosecutor in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1012 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1014 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1024 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1025 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the approval of law enforcement training materials by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1076 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of a magistrate to prohibit certain communications in an order for emergency protection; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1082 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1115 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the appearance of certain misdemeanor defendants before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1159 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the use of certain disciplinary actions against a child; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1166 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to sworn statements and other documentation provided to support the issuance of a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1168 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to creating a defense to prosecution for the offense of resisting arrest, search, or transportation or the offenses of escape or permitting or facilitating escape. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select No action taken in committee
HB 1175 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to certain privileges of a child in a criminal or civil proceeding involving the child's parent or guardian. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1176 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to certain privileges of a parent or guardian in a criminal or civil proceeding involving a child of the parent or guardian. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1181 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1205 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1240 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1264 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the preservation of toxicological evidence collected in connection with certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1291 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the fees collected by prosecutors for collection and processing of certain checks or similar sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1320 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain information reported by consumer reporting agencies. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1342 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault committed against certain victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1343 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault committed against certain victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1346 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1369 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a special prosecution division in the office of the attorney general to investigate and prosecute peace officer misconduct. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
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 1396 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Relating to certain criminal offenses, punishments, and procedures; the construction of certain statutes and rules that create or define criminal offenses and penalties; a review of certain penal laws of this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1425 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1446 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to reimbursement of certain medical costs for victims of certain sex offenses, compensation to victims of stalking for relocation and housing rental expenses, and the creation of a governor's program for victims of child sex trafficking. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1447 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to protective orders for certain victims of sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1496 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to search warrants issued to obtain a DNA specimen through a buccal swab or another method. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1516 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the bill of costs provided to a defendant before the costs are payable. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1525 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the collection and reporting of information relating to certain offenses involving family violence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1530 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al. Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against property or against public administration. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1571 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to notice of the right to employ counsel in truancy proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1573 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the dissemination of confidential information contained in the juvenile justice information system. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1594 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to increasing the punishment for contempt of court by certain juveniles in a justice or municipal court. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1595 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to testing certain defendants or confined persons for communicable diseases. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1655 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the expunction of certain files and records arising from a criminal investigation; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1660 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to certain protective orders and magistrate's orders for emergency protection. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 1720 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1753 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to dismissal of charges of failure to attend school or parent contributing to nonattendance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1778 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the verification of the immigration status of an arrested person. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1782 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to protective orders against certain persons who are convicted of or placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for an offense involving family violence. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1803 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1808 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the use of and training for incident-based reporting of information and statistics concerning criminal offenses committed in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1812 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1840 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses committed that cause serious bodily injury or death by peace officers. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1897 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the punishment for certain offenses involving family violence; changing the eligibility for parole and mandatory supervision for those offenses. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1921 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to requiring criminal history record information concerning a family member being proposed to serve as a guardian of a ward or proposed ward. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1960 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans and the waiver of fees and costs charged for the expunction. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1975 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2010 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to public and private school searches of students with parental consent and certain disciplinary measures and other procedures that may arise from such a search. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a forensic director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2110 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the scheduling of an execution date and the issuance of a warrant of execution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2150 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the organization of a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2185 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a DNA specimen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
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 2263 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to warrants or orders issued to obtain location information from wireless communications devices and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2268 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to expunction of convictions and records in failure to attend school cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2286 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 2299 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain laws concerning community supervision granted in criminal cases, including conforming amendments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2300 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to eliminating telegraph transmission as a method to communicate certain information in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2301 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to time credits awarded against the cumulative period of commitment or treatment of certain defendants determined to be incompetent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2302 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the mandatory dismissal of misdemeanor charges against certain defendants determined to be incompetent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2357 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the investigation of deaths involving peace officers. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2393 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to additional compensation for a person wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2445 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to conduct that constitutes the offense of displaying a firearm in a public place. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
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 2583 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county sheriff. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2589 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for assaulting a disabled individual; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2617 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to reorganizing the grand jury as the probable cause jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2623 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to forfeiture actions by the federal government and to the transfer of seized property between certain state and federal entities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2629 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to unauthorized persons at public or private institutions of higher education in this state and to trespass, damage, or defacement occurring on the grounds of those institutions; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty and creating offenses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
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 2652 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to certain investigations of reports of child abuse or neglect and procedures for foster homes after a report of abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
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 2687 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to persons who are public servants for purposes of the offenses of official oppression and misuse of official information; creating offenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2700 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the release of bulk criminal history record information by certain individuals and agencies. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 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 2857 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to parking privileges for people with disabilities; authorizing a fee; amending dismissal procedures for a criminal offense. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2970 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the use of money paid as restitution to or on behalf of certain individuals depicted in child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3058 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the threat or pursuit of criminal charges against a consumer in association with certain extensions of consumer credit; providing a civil penalty; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3156 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to annuity payments to surviving spouses and designated beneficiaries of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3165 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to warrants issued to obtain cell site information through the use of a cell site simulator device; public access to certain information relating to investigatory equipment; creating criminal offenses. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 3171 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3184 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3209 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain felony offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3276 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3362 84-0 (2015) 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 3415 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the award of court costs, storage fees, and attorney's fees in a criminal asset forfeiture proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3435 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to civil and criminal actions related to racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3557 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the reporting of the seizure and forfeiture of contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3559 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the offense of the carrying of a handgun by a concealed handgun license holder at certain meetings of a governmental entity. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety No action taken in committee
HB 3578 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the date on which certain criminal defendants are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3579 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to certain criminal history record information; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3580 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus after a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3724 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the consideration of certain scientific evidence constituting the basis for an application for a writ of habeas corpus. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3731 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to certain notices and information about certain releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that are provided to or made accessible to criminal justice agencies. House: Corrections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3740 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the creation of DNA records for a person arrested for a Class A misdemeanor or felony offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3759 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the role of a jury in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3790 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the electronic customer data that certain peace officers may obtain by warrant, order, or other legal process from a provider of a wire or electronic communications service or remote computing service or from a communication common carrier. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3893 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the recording and disclosure of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a governmental employee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3909 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the execution of an arrest or search warrant. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3929 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the use of automatic license plate reader systems; creating a criminal offense. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3936 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4019 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the operation of a sports betting website and the placement of a bet through a sports betting website; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4045 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4050 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain fees paid by political subdivisions in connection with the ordering or performance of an autopsy. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4071 84-0 (2015) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to certain body cavity searches conducted by a peace officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 147 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3184. Signed by the Governor
HR 3395 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2645. Reported enrolled
SB 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 95 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 104 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 108 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to certain criminal procedures for misdemeanor offenses committed by children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 112 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the authority of a magistrate to prohibit certain communications in an order for emergency protection; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 122 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 128 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 130 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 131 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to evidence technician training and the disposition of certain evidence in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 135 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Relating to the organization of a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House passage as amended reported
SB 147 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Hernandez, Ana
Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 158 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 160 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to s/c on Border Security by Pres
SB 181 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 258 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 264 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to group health benefits coverage for dependents of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 268 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
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 344 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 352 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 355 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to control measures for an individual exposed to a communicable disease. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 376 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 393 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Sponsor: Peña, Gilbert
Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against property or against public administration. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 409 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to the dissemination of confidential information contained in the juvenile justice information system. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 411 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the recording of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a peace officer. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 416 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to criminal history record information that is subject to an order of nondisclosure and prohibiting a person's waiver of a right to an expunction or to an order of nondisclosure with respect to a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 438 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to prohibiting public funds from being used to enforce certain federal or international laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 493 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to evidence or testimony given by certain witnesses in a criminal case based on the trafficking of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 536 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the designation of certain prostitution prevention programs as commercially sexually exploited persons court programs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 563 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 566 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of proceeds received from criminal asset forfeiture. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 662 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 663 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the bill of costs provided to a defendant before the costs are payable. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 715 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to sworn statements and other documentation provided to support the issuance of a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 737 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to certain protective orders and magistrate's orders for emergency protection. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 740 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the assessment of court costs and fees on conviction of multiple offenses or on conviction of multiple counts of the same offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 741 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to criminal procedures related to certain offenses committed by a student on property under control of a school district. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 770 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the Texas Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 780 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the preservation of toxicological evidence collected in connection with certain intoxication offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 835 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of fraudulent or fictitious military record. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 857 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record in certain counties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 877 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty. Filed
SB 889 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to jury instructions regarding eyewitness identification testimony in certain criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 942 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to warrants or orders issued to obtain certain information through installation or use of global positioning system wireless device trackers, international mobile subscriber identity locators, or other devices or equipment, and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 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 1006 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to gun violence restraining orders and gun seizure warrants; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1010 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of money paid as restitution to or on behalf of certain individuals depicted in child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1040 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1071 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to requiring notice of the scheduling of an execution date and the issuance of a warrant of execution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1086 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1088 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition for a pardon or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons convicted of prostitution. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1091 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to criminal trespass by an unauthorized immigrant; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1096 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain laws concerning community supervision granted in criminal cases, including conforming amendments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1250 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain rights of witnesses who appear before a grand jury; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1287 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Forensic Science Commission, the accreditation of crime laboratories, and the licensing and regulation of forensic analysts; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
SB 1292 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to parking privileges for people with disabilities; authorizing a fee; amending dismissal procedures for a criminal offense. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1326 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the maximum cumulative period allowed for restoration of a defendant's competency to stand trial and to certain time credits awarded against that cumulative period. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1335 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the period after which a governmental entity must execute an expunction order. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
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 1464 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of the transnational and organized crime division within the office of the attorney general. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1486 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1496 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to background checks conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services for certain child-care providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1506 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1507 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services, including the appointment of a forensic director. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 1565 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1633 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to criminal conduct in connection with an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1644 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the right to expunction. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1646 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the procedure for expunction for certain defendants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1647 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of and training for incident-based reporting of information and statistics concerning criminal offenses committed in this state. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1676 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1708 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the creation of a governor's program for victims of child sex trafficking. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1743 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to expanding the powers and duties of the office of capital writs and renaming the office of capital writs the office of capital and forensic writs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
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 1795 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to creating a defense to prosecution for the offense of resisting arrest, search, or transportation or the offenses of escape or permitting or facilitating escape. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1863 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1864 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Sponsor: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Relating to requiring a peace officer to obtain a warrant to search a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1874 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to accessing criminal history record information and other records of involvement in the criminal justice system; authorizing fees; authorizing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1902 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1960 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the release of bulk criminal history record information by certain individuals and agencies. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 8 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SR 1045 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 2645. Reported enrolled
HB 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of gambling and keeping a gambling place. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 60 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the failure to report a missing child or the death of a child; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the punishment for the offense of arson. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 70 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 73 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and the punishment for the offense of burglary committed while evading arrest or detention. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 80 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to official oppression; creating offenses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 111 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the fees collected by prosecutors for collection and processing of certain checks or similar sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 149 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the Texas Liberty Preservation Act; providing penalties. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Placed on General State Calendar
HB 167 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 211 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 220 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to consecutive sentences for certain offenses involving injury to a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual and arising out of the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 221 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain felony offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 261 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the joint or separate prosecution of a capital felony charged against two or more defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 281 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the right of one immediate family member of certain deceased peace officers to make an oral statement regarding the terms of a plea bargain agreement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 319 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 320 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility of certain confessions in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 327 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring notice and the dissemination of criminal history record information to the subject of the information in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 328 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of official oppression and to the statute of limitation on prosecution of that conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 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 361 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to group health benefits coverage for dependents of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 366 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the dissemination, retention, and use of criminal history record information and fingerprints to and by state agencies for employment, contracting, or licensing or other purposes. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 383 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the recognition and validity of a license to carry a concealed handgun issued by another state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 439 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the restoration of certain rights to a criminal defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 497 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the restriction of access to the records and files of a child charged with or convicted of certain fine-only misdemeanor offenses. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 516 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons in certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 520 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain fees paid in connection with the ordering or performance of an autopsy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 528 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the restriction of access to the records and files of a child charged with or convicted of certain fine-only misdemeanor offenses. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 530 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 577 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the representation of certain applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 720 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to enhancing the penalty for intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault in certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 820 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the possession or promotion of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 823 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 833 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain procedures regarding an application for a writ of habeas corpus filed in a noncapital felony case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 884 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the disposition of abandoned or unclaimed property seized at the time of certain arrests. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 899 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to certain rights of victims, guardians of victims, and close relatives of deceased victims in the criminal justice system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 911 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft of an alcoholic beverage. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 967 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on relevant scientific evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 996 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to permitting electronic delivery of certain documents in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1038 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1065 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1067 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to certain waivers by a defendant regarding a community supervision revocation hearing. House: Criminal Procedure Reform, Select Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1069 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the classification of certain misdemeanor and felony theft offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1083 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the venue for prosecution of certain computer crimes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1096 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1125 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the rights of an accused person in and the written waiver of extradition proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1163 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of tampering with a witness. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1178 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to municipal judicial and law enforcement authority on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in a municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1206 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding certain children who are reported to be missing. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
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 1294 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the offense of failing to secure a child in a child passenger safety seat system. House: Transportation
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1318 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent certain youths and indigent defendants. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 1322 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the sealing of applications and orders for the installation and use of mobile tracking devices in certain law enforcement investigations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1323 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to investigations of and procedures for reports of child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1344 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Point of order sustained

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