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HB 117 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to ethyl alcohol monitoring as a condition of community supervision for certain intoxication offenses; authorizing the imposition of costs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 183 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Corrections Received from the House
HB 269 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1676 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the capital appellate defense committee and the office of capital appellate defender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
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 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
HB 257 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 48 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to review convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 476 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
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 2435 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to postconviction forensic DNA analysis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2438 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to postconviction forensic DNA analysis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
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 3181 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to ethyl alcohol monitoring as a condition of community supervision for certain intoxication offenses. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3500 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 81 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a commission to examine and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
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 487 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to postconviction forensic DNA analysis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1070 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to allowing certain defendants to successfully complete education at a substance abuse treatment facility in lieu of attending an education program; changing required conditions of community supervision for certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
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 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
HB 166 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 321 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Corrections 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 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 1620 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for judge-ordered community supervision or for release on parole of certain defendants convicted of burglary with the intent to commit a sex offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1625 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2614 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to prohibiting seeking or imposing the death penalty on the basis of a person's race. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 89 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 344 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: 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
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 727 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the eligibility for judge-ordered community supervision or for release on parole of certain defendants convicted of burglary with the intent to commit a sex offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 990 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1185 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1270 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to prohibiting seeking or imposing the death penalty on the basis of a person's race. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 59 83-1 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent the wrongful convictions of indigent defendants and to identify other related errors and defects in the criminal process. Filed
HB 115 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
HB 220 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to procedures for applications for writs of habeas corpus based on relevant scientific evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 463 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to information included in the judgment in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 542 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 599 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the release of certain criminal history record information subject to an order of nondisclosure. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 688 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1573 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain pretrial and post-trial procedures and testing in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1646 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to representation of certain applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1726 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system and to an offense involving the release of a DNA sample to an unauthorized recipient. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1985 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the collection of criminal and civil court costs, fees, and fines by a municipality or county and to notice to the Department of Public Safety regarding payment of an administrative fee by certain persons denied renewal of a driver's license. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2124 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to victim notification regarding the release of a defendant who was acquitted by reason of insanity in a criminal case. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2159 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2385 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the DNA database at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 122 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to postconviction forensic DNA analysis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 317 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to procedures for applications for writs of habeas corpus based on relevant scientific evidence. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 880 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the operation of pretrial intervention and certain other programs by a community supervision and corrections department. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1078 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to representation of certain applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1359 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the DNA database at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1548 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system and to an offense involving the release of a DNA sample to an unauthorized recipient. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 190 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the period of registration for certain persons who are or will be required to register as a sex offender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 260 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to receive a sentence of community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 498 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the establishment of an advisory panel to assist with a study regarding the prevention of wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 572 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the imposition by a county or municipality of fees related to certain collection services. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 608 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to posttrial psychological counseling for jurors in a criminal trial or juvenile adjudication hearing involving graphic evidence or testimony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 788 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 940 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 954 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1150 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2002 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a right of a close relative to seek expunction of arrest records and files on behalf of a deceased person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2158 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the imposition of a cost on conviction to pay expenses related to DNA collection or analysis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2973 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3351 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott 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 Subcommittee members named
HB 3579 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to procedures for applications for writs of habeas corpus based on scientific evidence establishing the innocence of a criminal defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3874 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the analysis of physical evidence in a criminal case, to the accreditation of crime laboratories in this state, and to audits of and standards for the analyses performed by those laboratories. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 4386 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al. Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
SB 115 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 168 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 411 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to a restitution lien for the state to secure fines or costs in a misdemeanor case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 566 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to information included in the judgment in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 727 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen
Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 938 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to a central database containing information about certain violent offenders who are members of a criminal street gang. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1066 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to posttrial psychological counseling for jurors in a criminal trial or juvenile adjudication hearing involving graphic evidence or testimony. Senate: Jurisprudence Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1608 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of official oppression and to the statute of limitation on prosecution of that conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1864 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to postconviction forensic DNA analysis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1976 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to procedures for applications for writs of habeas corpus based on relevant scientific evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 2337 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to procedures for applications for writs of habeas corpus based on scientific evidence establishing the innocence of a criminal defendant. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2359 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sex offenders and to notice reflecting that location. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 181 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the scope of a county program to improve the collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 257 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to enter into certain debt collection contracts and to charge collection fees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 337 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the consequences of a defendant's violation of a condition of community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 409 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to requiring certain inmates to receive a high school equivalency certificate before their release or as a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 558 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sex offenders and to notice reflecting that location. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 587 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the recording and availability of certain court documents. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 765 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 803 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 925 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the transfer of certain convicted felons from county jail to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to their ineligibility for bail pending appeal. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 1193 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the imposition by a county or municipality of fees related to certain collection services. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1195 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the imposition by a municipality of fees related to certain collection services. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1303 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain requirements applicable to orders of expunction or nondisclosure of criminal history records and to the protection of information that is the subject of one of those orders; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1509 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to judicial discretion with respect to presentence evaluations concerning certain sex offenders and to conditions of community supervision based on those evaluations. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 1514 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to presentence or postsentence investigations or reports and to certain conditions of community supervision based on those investigations or reports. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1545 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to competency to be executed in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1687 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the information that must be included on the face of an appeal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1801 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the date by which a prosecuting attorney may appeal certain orders, rulings, or sentences in a criminal case and to the posting of notice for a criminal court docket. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1988 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the issuance of a protective order for a victim of the offense of sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, or indecency with a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2574 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2575 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to an order of expunction or similar order with respect to certain arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2795 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3053 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to enter into certain debt collection contracts and to charge certain collection fees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3060 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to issuance by a court of a capias, a capias pro fine, or an arrest warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3295 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the DNA samples taken from certain offenders. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3469 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to notice regarding the availability of deferred disposition for a Class C misdemeanor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3996 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 94 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sex offenders and to notice reflecting that location. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 167 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to the administrative procedure for compensation for wrongful imprisonment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 263 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 498 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to competency to be executed in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 499 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to postconviction forensic testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 732 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 784 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the notice provided to certain crime victims before the release of certain defendants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 998 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to a defendant's inability to pay certain expenses during a period of probation provided by a judge in a justice or municipal court. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1293 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to a person's eligibility for an order of nondisclosure of certain criminal history records. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1294 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the manner of providing notice of a petition or order for the expunction or nondisclosure of certain criminal records. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1347 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to a mandatory DNA record for individuals convicted of certain offenses or adjudicated as having engaged in conduct constituting the commission of certain offenses. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1386 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to deferred disposition for certain defendants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1655 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the capital writs committee and the office of capital writs. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1747 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the date by which a prosecuting attorney may appeal certain orders, rulings, or sentences in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1780 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to property and proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1823 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to representation of applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1882 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the costs of conducting a civil commitment proceeding for a sexually violent predator. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 48 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to disposal of an exhibit in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 71 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 88 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 291 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to victim notification regarding the release of certain defendants following acquittal by reason of insanity. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 338 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain persons to make an oral statement regarding the impact of an offense on the victim before sentencing in certain cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 433 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 455 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 458 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to standards for judicial review of certain writs of habeas corpus in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 618 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1424 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to certain writs of habeas corpus based solely on a claim of a time-served credit error. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1681 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the imposition of sanctions on an inmate who refuses to cooperate in the taking of a sample or specimen to create a DNA record. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1886 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the imposition of community supervision on a defendant convicted of a state jail felony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1921 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3093 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to petitions and procedures for the expunction or nondisclosure of criminal records and files and to the consequences of orders of nondisclosure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3260 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the penalties for certain gambling offenses and to the forfeiture of certain gambling devices, equipment, and paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3265 79-0 (2005) Author: Straus, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the declaration of a mistrial in the punishment phase of a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3267 79-0 (2005) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the transfer of certain convicted felons from county jail to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 36 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the victim's statement regarding the impact of an offense in certain cases involving a violent crime. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 60 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Relating to the representation of certain defendants in capital cases and to the punishment for a capital felony or other felony punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding 99 years. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 87 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the administrative procedure for compensation for wrongful imprisonment. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Civil Practices
SB 166 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the effect of an expunction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 223 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 279 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sex offenders and to notice reflecting that location. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 680 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the requirements for post-conviction DNA testing. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 741 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the decertification of a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 830 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the declaration of a mistrial in the punishment phase of a criminal proceeding. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 838 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reporting and collection of certain information regarding persons found not guilty of an offense by reason of insanity. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 925 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to competency to be executed in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1033 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the powers and duties of the Criminal Justice Advisory Council. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1071 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to a person's eligibility for an order of nondisclosure with respect to certain criminal history records and to certain law enforcement duties that result from the issuance of an order. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1200 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to information held by a governmental body regarding forensic evidence used in the trial of a person sentenced to death if the evidence was tested by a forensic laboratory operated by the police department in certain municipalities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1237 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the transfer of certain convicted felons from county jail to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1783 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the consequences of a prosecution or conviction of an offense in justice or municipal court and to the disposition of certain records relating to those prosecutions and convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 32 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain writs of habeas corpus based solely on a claim of a time-served credit error. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 144 78-0 (2003) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to duties imposed on a peace officer after performing a search. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 181 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of certain criminal history record information related to an individual placed on deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 367 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 476 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to requiring as a condition of release on parole, mandatory supervision, or community supervision that sex offenders not reside in proximity with other sex offenders. House: Law Enforcement Considered in Calendars
HB 540 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to standards for judicial review of certain writs of habeas corpus in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 615 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the appointment of counsel for an indigent applicant for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 665 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to standards of competency for attorneys appointed as counsel to indigent applicants in certain habeas corpus proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 1011 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to postconviction DNA testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1013 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the suspension of sentence and the deferral of adjudication in cases involving certain misdemeanor traffic offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1183 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a defendant's right to appeal after a plea bargain and to notice of the appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1431 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for release on appeal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1571 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship of, certain records regarding, and foster care payments for certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 1688 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the collection of the costs of providing certain notice related to registered sex offenders. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1713 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus to seek relief related to community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1734 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to representation of applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 2288 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a defendant's right to access to information in the possession of the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2571 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to fund the operation of drug court programs in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2704 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al. Relating to post conviction DNA review in criminal cases; providing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3255 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the application of certain post-conviction procedures to inmates in whose trials forensic evidence was admitted after analysis at an unprofessional laboratory. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3299 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the expunction of misdemeanor arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3487 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sex offenders and to notice reflecting that location. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 302 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the collection of the costs of providing certain notice related to registered sex offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 393 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sex offenders and to notice reflecting that location. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 424 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to assessment of a fee for the collection of delinquent fines and court costs by a county attorney, district attorney, or criminal district attorney. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 432 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the declaration of a mistrial in the punishment phase of a criminal proceeding. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 543 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to postconviction DNA testing. Senate: Criminal Justice Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 600 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the reimbursement of compensation and expenses of certain appointed counsel filing an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 631 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the suspension of sentence and the deferral of adjudication in cases involving certain misdemeanor traffic offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 882 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the confidentiality of a victim impact statement. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1015 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding, and to the compensation of, a crime victim. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1069 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to court ordered payments by persons on community supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1290 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the consequences of a prosecution or conviction of an offense in justice or municipal court and to the disposition of certain records relating to those prosecutions and convictions. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1477 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Talton, Robert | et. al.
Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants receiving deferred adjudication; providing a civil penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1814 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to post conviction DNA review in criminal cases; providing a fee. Senate: Criminal Justice Meeting cancelled
SB 1948 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the release on bond of certain applicants for a writ of habeas corpus. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 19 78-1 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the appointment of counsel for an indigent applicant for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 43 78-1 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to certain writs of habeas corpus based solely on a claim of a time-served credit error. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 71 78-1 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the collection of the costs of providing certain notice related to registered sex offenders. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 86 78-1 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to victim notification regarding the release of certain defendants following acquittal by reason of insanity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 30 78-1 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sex offenders and to notice reflecting that location. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 57 78-1 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 48 78-3 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to victim notification regarding the release of certain defendants following acquittal by reason of insanity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 26 78-4 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to victim notification regarding the release of certain defendants following acquittal by reason of insanity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 155 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the expunction of arrest records by a person in the business of publishing or disclosing conviction or arrest information and to the creation of an offense prohibiting the use or release of certain arrest information by that person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 157 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to postconviction DNA testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 260 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to providing the governor with sole discretion to commute punishment in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 261 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the transfer of a defendant from county jail to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice pending an appeal by the defendant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 267 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the quality of legal representation in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 296 77-0 (2001) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to a premium discount on a motor vehicle insurance policy for completion of a driving safety course taken for the purpose of dismissing a traffic offense. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 312 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to establishing a procedure for postconviction DNA testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 366 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to postconviction DNA testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 747 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus to seek relief related to community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 864 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to postconviction DNA testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1238 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the rehabilitation of defendants and inmates confined or imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the reduction of recidivism. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1323 77-0 (2001) Author: Shields, John
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files when an indictment or information is dismissed or quashed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1328 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the setting of an execution date in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1352 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1413 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the testimony of a juror in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1415 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants receiving deferred adjudication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1474 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to establishing procedures for the preservation of evidence containing DNA and postconviction DNA testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1539 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the restoration of the civil rights of certain individuals convicted of offenses allegedly committed in other countries. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1805 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to notice of plea bargains and the dismissal of charges in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2256 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the expunction or clarification of certain criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2288 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the release of a criminal defendant on bail pending appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2305 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2317 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the right of a defendant to appeal a conviction in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2480 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to an exemption from registration for certain sex offenders. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2524 77-0 (2001) Author: Hope, Ruben Relating to a transcript of a plea or waiver by broadcast by closed circuit video teleconferencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2929 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to a restitution lien for the state to secure fines or costs in a misdemeanor case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3007 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the declaration of a mistrial in the punishment phase of a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3061 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the restoration of the civil rights of certain individuals convicted of federal offenses or offenses committed in other states or countries. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3246 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of the court of criminal appeals to review certain trial court findings regarding a defendant's competency to be executed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3251 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring a court in a criminal case to enforce duties imposed by the legislature on the defendant, the attorney representing the state, or any other person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3622 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Innocence Commission; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 21 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide the governor with sole discretion to commute punishment in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 3 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to establishing procedures for the preservation of evidence containing DNA and postconviction DNA testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 119 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to establishing a procedure for postconviction DNA testing. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 610 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the restoration of the civil rights of certain individuals convicted of offenses allegedly committed in other countries. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 793 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the manner in which the Board of Pardons and Paroles performs duties related to clemency in capital cases. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 922 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to delivery of copies of expunction orders. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1035 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the preparation of a judgment in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1047 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the expunction or clarification of certain criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1126 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to expunction for unadjudicated but admitted offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1570 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Garcia, Domingo
Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1608 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files when an indictment or information is dismissed or quashed. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1610 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the collection of delinquent fines by county attorneys, district attorneys or criminal district attorneys. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1665 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1778 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the collection of costs in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 149 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to fees assessed on the filing of certain applications or petitions for a writ of habeas corpus. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 251 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a limitation on a juvenile's right to appeal after a plea or stipulation of evidence in juvenile court. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 308 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the notice of cancellation of voter registration provided to a person convicted of a felony. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 584 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the right to expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1055 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the forfeiture of motor vehicles used in the commission of certain offenses involving prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1323 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Phil Relating to the sealing of juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1516 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the representation of applicants for writs of habeas corpus in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1534 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the eligibility of certain convicted felons for release on bail pending appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1791 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files when an indictment or information is dismissed or quashed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1974 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David Relating to appeals of convictions obtained in justice courts and municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2010 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the waiver of a defect in or amendment of a criminal charging instrument. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2211 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to certain information that is exempt from the expunction requirement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2213 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the automatic expunction of certain arrest records related to an offense the prosecution of which is barred by limitations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2670 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the appeal of a conviction in a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2917 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the collection of a time payment fee in certain courts and to the requirement that the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System develop guidelines for spending certain funds. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2918 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the time payment fee collected by certain courts and to a study by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System of alternative funding mechanisms for that fee. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2972 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the eligibility of a defendant convicted of a felony for release on bail pending appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 3139 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the county in which a petition for expunction of certain criminal records and files may be filed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HR 1305 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 840. Reported enrolled
SB 229 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the collection of certain fines, court costs, and restitution in criminal cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 233 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a certification program for criminal court cost and fee collection programs and to the percentage of certain criminal court costs and fees retained by a county or municipality. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 306 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants convicted of felonies for release on bail pending appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 422 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the sealing of juvenile records. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 840 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the automatic expunction of certain arrest records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1564 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the expunction of records concerning certain misdemeanor offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SR 1178 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 840. Reported enrolled
HB 859 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the procedural requirements and grounds for reversing a criminal case on appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1193 75-0 (1997) Author: Rhodes, Alec | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to free trial transcripts for appeals in which an affidavit of inability to pay costs has been filed. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1440 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to free trial transcripts for appeals in which an affidavit of inability to pay costs has been filed. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1594 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the contempt of a justice or municipal court by certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2027 75-0 (1997) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the standard applied to review on appeal of a verdict in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2969 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files when an indictment or information is dismissed or quashed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3582 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to procedures regarding an application for a writ of habeas corpus filed in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 114 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the procedural requirements and grounds for reversing a criminal case on appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 876 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the persons eligible for release on bail pending appeal from a felony conviction. Senate: Criminal Justice Subcommittee members named
SB 1337 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the right of a person to seek an expunction of certain records and files pertaining to a misdemeanor offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 213 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the records of the conviction or adjudication of a minor. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 441 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the restoration of civil rights or citizenship privileges to defendants convicted of certain offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1440 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the dismissal of an appeal from a justice or municipal court in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 1749 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the retrial of a case in a justice or municipal court after a mistrial has been declared. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1934 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to the appeal from a justice or municipal court in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2730 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the expunction of certain criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2829 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to appeals and notices of appeals in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 231 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the grounds for reversing a criminal case on appeal. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 280 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the grounds for reversing a criminal case on appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 886 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to certain procedures for the handling of a case in a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 918 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Shields, John
Relating to the appeal from a justice or municipal court in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SJR 27 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the reversal of a criminal conviction because of a violation of a constitutional right. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 151 73-0 (1993) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the right of a crime victim to be heard before the court sentences a defendant, accepts a guilty plea, or modifies or terminates probation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 307 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the right of a defendant who has pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to appeal the conviction and to the extension of time for filing a notice of appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 340 73-0 (1993) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 379 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to allowing a videotaped statement of the victim or close friend, guardian, or representative of the victim to be introduced at a parole hearing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 507 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 599 73-0 (1993) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecutions of certain sexual offenses committed against children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 602 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecutions of certain sexual offenses committed against children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 642 73-0 (1993) Author: Bomer, Elton Relating to garnishment of wages for court ordered restitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 905 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen Relating to free trial transcripts for appeals in which an affidavit of inability to pay costs has been filed. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1485 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to expunging the records of an overturned disciplinary action taken against a fire fighter or police officer in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2391 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to presentence investigation reports in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2596 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the disposition after review by the Court of Criminal Appeals of a criminal case in which the punishment assessed is the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 54 73-0 (1993) Author: Bomer, Elton Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to garnishment of wages for court-ordered restitution in a criminal judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 45 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Relating to the right of a defendant who has pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to appeal the conviction. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 46 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to a reversal of a conviction in a criminal case on the grounds of service by a disqualified juror. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 109 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to presentence and postsentence reports in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 719 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the records of an unsustained complaint or an overturned disciplinary action taken against a fire fighter or police officer in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 820 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to free transcripts of statement of facts for appeals in which an affidavit of inablity to pay costs has been filed. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1499 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the right of a defendant who has pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to appeal the conviction and to the extension of time for filing a notice of appeal. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 89 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the expunction of arrest records of certain persons acquitted of criminal offenses or granted deferred adjudication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Postponed in committee
HB 286 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the expunction of arrest records of a person acquitted of a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1047 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to compensation of counsel appointed to defend indigent defendants in appellate courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 1157 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the automatic expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1319 72-0 (1991) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the punishment for a capital offense and to the pre-trial, trial, and post-trial procedures involved in the prosecution of a capital offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1548 72-0 (1991) Author: Hernandez, Christine
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the procedure for expunction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1838 72-0 (1991) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the requirements for an expunction order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 882 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the punishment for a capital offense and to the pre-trial, trial, and post-trial procedures involved in the prosecution of a capital offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1167 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the requirements for an expunction order. Senate: Criminal Justice Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 218 71-0 (1989) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the expunction of arrest records of a person acquitted of a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 224 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the time in which the court of criminal appeals must review a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 482 71-0 (1989) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to the imposition of punishment in a new trial awarded by an appellate court and limited to the issue of punishment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 923 71-0 (1989) Author: McCollough, Parker Relating to returning a criminal cause to the original county on completion of trial after a change in venue. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Pending in committee
HB 1585 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry Relating to permitting a trial or appellate court to grant, on motion in a criminal case, an extension of time for filing formal bills of exception. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee meeting canceled
HB 2362 71-0 (1989) Author: Watkins, Gary Amending V.T.C.A., Family Code Section 56.01(b). House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 26 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Yost, Gerald
Relating to the expunction of arrest records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 60 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to the preservation of evidence of certain criminal convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 273 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the expunction of arrest records of a person acquitted of a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 344 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: McCollough, Parker
Relating to returning a criminal cause to the original county on completion of trial after a change in venue. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 66 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the right of the state to appeal in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 382 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to remanding a case for a new trial limited to the issue of punishment in the case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1035 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to the right of the state to appeal in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1527 70-0 (1987) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to the disposition of certain weapons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1954 70-0 (1987) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to certain fees charged to defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left as pending business in comm.
HJR 54 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Proposing a constitutional amendment giving the state a limited right to appeal in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
SB 18 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to requiring a person convicted of an offense to repay a reward paid in connection with the offense by a local crime prevention program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 124 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Evans, Larry
Relating to the expunction of arrest records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House passage as amended reported
SB 762 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the right of the state to appeal in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective upon adoption of con. amdt.
SJR 34 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Hury, James
Proposing a constitutional amendment giving the state a limited right to appeal in criminal cases. Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 44 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the time at which a defendant whose conviction is reversed by a court of appeals is entitled to bail pending determination of a petition for discretionary review. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
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HB 201 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the right of the state to appeal in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 591 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to a requirement that a judgment in a criminal case state the amount of monetary damages sustained by a victim of the offense as a result of the offense and that the court order the defendant to pay that amount as restitution and to the right of the victim to seek civil remedies if the defendant fails or refuses to pay the restitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 808 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to requiring a person convicted of an offense or placed on deferred adjudication to repay a reward paid by a local crime prevention organization in connection with the offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Considered in public hearing
HB 813 69-0 (1985) Author: Waldrop, Tom Relating to the creation of an offense of intentional failure to pay a fine or cost. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1034 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the interest rate on certain judgments. House: Judicial Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
HB 1166 69-0 (1985) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the imposition of a special cost on conviction of a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1323 69-0 (1985) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to action by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on a writ of habeas corpus based on newly discovered evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1568 69-0 (1985) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the right to appeal certain judgments and sentences of a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2130 69-0 (1985) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to remanding a case for a new trial limited to the issue of punishment in the case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 60 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Oliver, Jesse
Relating to the period of a court's continuing jurisdiction over a prisoner sentenced to the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 354 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to repeal of certain articles of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended, that govern posttrial, appellate, or review procedure and authorizing the court of criminal appeals to promulgate rules or posttrial, appellate, and review procedure in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 841 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the effect of reversal when a court of appeals or the Court of Criminal Appeals awards a new trial based on errors at a certain stage of certain stages of a trial. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 845 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Waldrop, Tom
Relating to matters to be reflected in judgements, to certain prescribed uses of copies of judgements, to the transer of documents and information concerning a defendant to the Department of Corrections, and to the requirement of a uniform judgment form. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks
SB 1277 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the right to appeal certain judgments and sentences. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1292 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to habeas corpus appeals and discretionary review in cases involving extradition or the setting or reduction of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 250 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to communications between an attorney and a juror in a criminal case after discharge of the jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 260 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to fees to be paid by a defendant for the issuance of a transcript in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 559 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the contents of an appellate record in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 589 68-0 (1983) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to a requirement that a judgment in a criminal case state the amount of monetary damages sustained by a victim of the offense as a result of the offense and that the court order the defendant to pay the amount as restitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1079 68-0 (1983) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to the period of probation a defendant convicted of a misdemeanor may be required to serve. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 1178 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Jim
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to presentence investigations and reports in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1343 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the right of the state to appeal in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1516 68-0 (1983) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to a requirement that a judgment in a criminal case state the amount of monetary damages sustained by a victim of the offense as a result of the offense and that the court order the defendant to pay that amount as restitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence See remarks
HB 1588 68-0 (1983) Author: Hury, James Relating to admission of unadjudicated offenses during sentencing for a criminal conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1610 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to procedure in a habitual criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from committee unfavorably
HB 1611 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the requirement that prospective jurors be informed regarding the punishment of habitual felony offenders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken
HB 2121 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the right of a defendant to appeal a court's decision to terminate deferred adjudication and proceed with an adjudication of the original charge. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2237 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the expunction of the records of an indictment or information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 177 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the payment by the state of certain expenses arising from the prosecution of an inmate or employee of the department of corrections and from investigation of offenses under Section 39.021, Penal Code. Senate: Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
SB 646 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the contents of an appellate record in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1264 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to extensions of time for certain filing deadlines in an appeal of a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 17 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the commitment, delivery to place of confinement, and the computation of sentence of a convicted defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 274 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Requiring trial courts to send a copy of certain judgments and orders to the parties and attorneys in the suit. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 363 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the conditions under which shock probation may be granted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 423 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to the authority of a court to reduce a term of imprisonment on denying a motion for shock probation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 868 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to extensions of filing deadlines in the appeal of a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1389 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to bail pending disposition of an appeal, a motion for new trial, or a motion in arrest of judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1408 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to prohibiting instigation, encouragement, promotion, training, and all acts in furtherance of dogfighting. House: State Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1745 67-0 (1981) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the bond pending an appeal from a conviction in a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1858 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the correction of judgments and orders and the relieving of parties from their operation. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 1918 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to a time limit for the decision of an appeal in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2191 67-0 (1981) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to expunction of criminal records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 163 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the right of a defendant to appeal a conviction or a revocation of probation. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 258 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to a defense to the offense of compounding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 260 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the time for electing whether the judge or the jury will assess punishment in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 556 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to extensions of filing deadlines in the appeal of a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SJR 4 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to grant the state the right to appeal in criminal cases from judgments of the courts of appeal. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 182 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the correction of judgments and orders and the relieving of parties from their operation. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 190 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to proof of a person's inability to pay costs of a suit or appeal. House: Judiciary Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 194 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Requiring trial courts to send a copy of certain judgments and orders to the parties and attorneys in the suit. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 197 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to fees to be paid by a defendant for the issuance of a transcript. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 208 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to civil and criminal sanctions against persons committing the offense of driving while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 327 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to pre-sentence investigations of the defendant in certain felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 368 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the transcription of proceedings for the statement of facts in appeals of criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 839 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to notice of the trial court's approval of the record in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1086 66-0 (1979) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the procedure to be followed by the trial court whenever the record is supplemented or modified in any respect in order that it may speak the truth, and to the attendance of the defendant at a hearing on such matters. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1094 66-0 (1979) Author: Hendricks, Bob
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to the time period during which the state may amend its motion to revoke probation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1117 66-0 (1979) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to fines for felonies of the first degree. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1275 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to certain evidence of a conviction of driving while intoxicated or driving while under the influence of drugs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1563 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to notice of the trial court's approval of the record in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1565 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the filing of appellate briefs in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1567 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to transferring a defendant convicted of a felony to the department of corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1568 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to appeal of a court's decision concerning a petition for expunction of arrest records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1570 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the right to appeal certain convictions obtained under a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 97 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Danny
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Proposing a constitutional amendment to grant the state the right of appeal in criminal cases from certain rulings of the trial court. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 328 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to restitution to victims of crime as a condition of probation or parole. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 439 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Hernandez, Joe
Relating to the procedure to be followed by the trial court whenever the record is supplemented or modified in any respect in order that it may speak the truth. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 442 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to notice of approval of the record in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 518 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Hernandez, Joe
Relating to appeal bond in an appeal from a conviction in a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 637 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the right to appeal certain judgments and sentences of justice or municipal court. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 856 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hendricks, Bob
Relating to notice to the petitioner of a motion, answer, or other pleading filed by the attorney for the state in a habeas corpus proceeding or of orders of the court relating to the proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 857 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to notice of the trial court's approval of the appellate record in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 861 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hendricks, Bob
Relating to notification to the clerk of the trial court when a capias has been executed and to the Court of Criminal Appeals when its mandate has been carried out. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1185 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to jeopardy in criminal cases when reversed on appeal because of insufficient evidence. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SJR 32 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to grant the state a right of appeal in criminal cases as provided by law. Senate: Jurisprudence Governor submitted as emergency
HB 39 65-0 (1977) Author: Smith, Carlyle
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to commitment, delivery to place of confinement, and the computation of sentence of a convicted defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 97 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D.
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the right to inspect a probation report. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 209 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the correction of judgments and orders and the relieving of parties from their operation. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 523 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Requiring trial courts to send a copy of certain judgments and orders to the parties and attorneys in the suit. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 654 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to the preparation of the judgment in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 698 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to fees to be paid by a defendant for the issuance of a transcript. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 774 65-0 (1977) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Providing for the transfer to the Department of Corrections of prisoners pending appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 957 65-0 (1977) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to reporting certain court judgments to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1321 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to a probationer's right to jury determination in a probation revocation hearingl House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1401 65-0 (1977) Author: Maloney, Robert Authorizing the defendant in a criminal case to record the testimony during trial and prepare a statement of facts for inclusion in the record on appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1428 65-0 (1977) Author: Robbins, Joe Relating to presentence and diagnostic investigations of the defendant in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1433 65-0 (1977) Author: Massey, Tom Relating to the effect of a conviction that is set aside after successful completion of probation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1665 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the appeal of a conviction after a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1672 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to court costs and fees in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1753 65-0 (1977) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to certain information to be forwarded to the Texas Department of Corrections; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1923 65-0 (1977) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to the time for filing or amending a motion for new trial in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1962 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the time for filing a motion for new trial, notice of appeal, and appeal bond in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HJR 45 65-0 (1977) Author: Willis, Doyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the state to appeal in a criminal case form a trial court ruling that a law in unconstitutional. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 52 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to bail pending appeal or disposistion of a motion for new trial, providing for appeal of certain judgments or orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 155 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to control by the Court of Criminal Appeals of extensions of time for filing briefs and relevant materials in appeals of criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 158 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to bail pending appeal or disposition of a motion for new trial. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 334 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Davis, Bob
Providing for rights of appeal in criminal actions; requiring permission of the trial court under certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 369 65-0 (1977) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the transfer of certain prisoners to the Department of Corrections pending appeal and to denial of bail pending the appeal. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 958 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Requiring an arresting officer to make a memorandum of certain information and furnish it to the attorney for the state requiring the attorney to forward certain information to the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to subcommittee
SB 1070 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to writs of habeas corpus in felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 1239 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to time to apply for a new trial and for amending motions for a new trial. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1240 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to when a defendant may begin serving his sentence after conviction. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SJR 22 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter To provide that the state shall have a right of appeal in criminal cases as provided by law. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
HB 270 64-0 (1975) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to control by appellate court of extensions of time for appeals of criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 344 64-0 (1975) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to the commitment, delivery to place of confinement, and the computation of sentence of a convicted defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from committee with substitute
HB 689 64-0 (1975) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the commencement of sentence and delivery to a place of confinement after punishment in a criminal case; relating to bail pending appeal of a conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1056 64-0 (1975) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the correction of judgments and orders and the relieving of parties from their operation. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1406 64-0 (1975) Author: Vick, Larry Creating a presentence investigation procedure and providing for a report thereof as well as providing for the contents of said report. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1585 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Prohibiting the granting of probation to persons convicted of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor and requiring the court to obtain the driving record of a defendant and make it part of the court record. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 186 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to the commitment, delivery to place of confinement, and the computation of sentence of a convicted defendant. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 246 64-0 (1975) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the commencement of sentence and delivery to a place of confinement after punishment in a criminal case; relating to bail pending appeal of a conviction. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SJR 10 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Amending Constitution to provide right of appeal for the State in criminal cases. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 52 63-0 (1973) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to imposing certain costs in cases of a conviction of a crime; providing for the administration, allocation, and distribution of the costs collected; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 307 63-0 (1973) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Relating to fixing the interest rate after date of judgment of all judgements of the courts of this state at 10 percent. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported favorably
HB 403 63-0 (1973) Author: Doran, Jr., Hilary B.
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the delivery to place of confinement and credits on the sentence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 429 63-0 (1973) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Providing for the transfer of certain persons to the Texas Department of Corrections pending appeal from a felony conviction; providing for transfer of certain persons to be made at the full expense of the State of Texas; providing for eligibility for credits thereto. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 702 63-0 (1973) Author: Powers, Pike
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the time for preparing the record in writs of habeas corpus cases after felony conviction; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 790 63-0 (1973) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to preparation of the judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 860 63-0 (1973) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the admissibility at a sentence hearing of a judgment of guilt for which the sentence was suspended or probated and is on appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 952 63-0 (1973) Author: Whitehead, Emmett Relating to the state mental hospital to which defendants shall be committed; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 969 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the appeal of a conviction entered on a plea of guilty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably
HB 970 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the criteria for considering grounds of error on appeals of criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably
HB 976 63-0 (1973) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to fingerprinting of a person arrested for driving without a license. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 1053 63-0 (1973) Author: Calhoun, Frank Providing that a defendant must give notice prior to trial in a criminal case if he intends to raise a defense of alibi or insanity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1156 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the right of an accused to an examining trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably
HB 1669 63-0 (1973) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to waiver of grounds not claimed in certain writ proceedings; amending Article 11.07, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 16 63-0 (1973) Author: Hoestenbach, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the enactment of legislation establishing rules concerning the release or detention of prisoners awaiting trial or during the pendency of an appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 235 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Don Relating to the transfer of certain persons tot he Texas Department of Corrections pending appeal from a felony conviction. Senate: Jurisprudence Laid on table
SB 425 63-0 (1973) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to credit awarded for confinement pending appeal, and to the time a sentence begins; providing for severability; repealing all laws in conflict therewith to the extent of such conflict only. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably
SB 528 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the preparation of the judgment in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 537 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the transfer of certain persons to the Texas Department of Corrections pending appeal from a felony conviction. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SJR 14 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Hoestenbach, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the enactment of legislation establishing rules concerning the release or detention of prisoners awaiting trial or during the pendency of an appeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Rules failed to suspend
HB 501 62-0 (1971) Author: Adams, Don Relating to providing for the transfer of certain persons to the Texas Department of Corrections pending appeal from a felony conviction.
HB 535 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to providing for the transfer of certain persons to the custody of the Texas Department of Corrections pending their appeals.
HB 657 62-0 (1971) Author: Adams, Don Relating to requiring a jury to determine the mental competency and related hospitalization issues in a criminal action.
HB 967 62-0 (1971) Author: Poerner, John H.
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to the information to be included in an abstract of judgment by the clerk of the court.
HB 1016 62-0 (1971) Author: Baker, George
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the state mental hospital to which defendants shall be committed.
HB 1080 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T. | et. al. Relating to providing that the court may, as a condition of probation, require payment by the defendant of all or part of court costs.
HB 1282 62-0 (1971) Author: Spurlock II, Joe Relating to the preparation of the judgment; amending Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas.
HJR 45 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Proposing an amendment to permit the state to appeal criminal cases in which evidence is suppressed prior to trial.
SB 600 62-0 (1971) Author: Bates, James S. Relating to requiring a jury to determine the mental competency and related hospitalization issues in a criminal action.
HB 480 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to providing for the transfer of certain persons to the Texas Department of Corrections pending appeal from a felony conviction.
SB 116 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide for the transfer of certain persons to the Texas Department of Corrections pending appeal from a felony conviction; providing for eligibility for credits thereto.
SB 569 61-0 (1969) Author: Christie, Joe William Relating to providing for post-commitment sanity hearings.
HB 527 60-0 (1967) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to the information required to be shown in an abstract of judgment.
HB 955 60-0 (1967) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to commitment and transfer of certain persons adjudged or determined to be insane in connection with criminal proceedings to a Veterans' Administration or other federal hospital.
HB 1035 59-0 (1965) Author: Mann, Jr., Dudley R. Relating to providing for the punishment of a corporation found guilty of a crime by fine in lieu of punishment by imprisonment.
HB 608 58-0 (1963) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to defendants in felony cases who are not able to pay for a transcript of the evidence.
HB 799 57-0 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas making clear that certain defects in the indictment or errors made in the trial need not necessarily be grounds for reversal.
HB 891 57-0 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas to provide that assignments of error shall be set out distinctly in the defendant's motion for a new trial and that assignments of error not so set out in the motion for new trial need not be considered by the trial or appellate court unless the defendant was not represented by counsel, in which event such consideration is discretionary.
SB 27 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to providing a remedy for persons convicted and imprisoned in the penitentiary, who assert that rights guaranteed to them have been denied in the proceedings in which they were convicted, or who assert that their conviction was based in whole or in part, on false or untrue testimony regarding either the issue of guilt or punishment, regardless of whether or not such false or untrue testimony was unintentionally given.
HB 81 57-1 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide that assignments of error shall be set out distinctly in the defendant's motion for a new trial and that assignments of error not so set out in the motion for new trial need not be considered by the trial or appellate court unless the defendant was not represented by counsel, in which event such consideration is discretionary.
HB 91 57-1 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas to make clear the certain defects in the indictment or errors made in the trial need not necessarily be grounds for reversal.
HB 100 57-1 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide that assignments of error shall be set out distinctly in the defendant's motion for a new trial and that assignments of error not so set out in the motion for new trial need not be considered by the trial or appellate court unless the defendant was not represented by counsel, in which event such consideration is discretionary.
HB 139 56-0 (1959) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to defendants in felony cases who are not able to pay for a transcript of the evidence.
HB 369 56-0 (1959) Author: Lewis, Ben H. | et. al. Relating to providing for automatic suspension of driver's licenses upon conviction for operating a motor vehicle at an excessive rate of speed in certain instances.
HB 370 56-0 (1959) Author: Cannon, Joe Barnett | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that bills of exception shall be delivered to the trial judge within ninety (90) days after giving notice of appeal, and that such judge shall thereafter have until one hundred (100) days have elapsed after notice of appeal was given within which to consider and act on the same.
HB 397 56-0 (1959) Author: James, Tom | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to make clear that certain defects in certain indictments or errors made in the trial need not necessarily be grounds for reversal.
SB 201 56-0 (1959) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that bills of exception shall be delivered to the trial judge within ninety (90) days after giving notice of appeal and that such judge shall thereafter have until one hundred (100) days have elapsed after notice of appeal was given within which to consider and act on the same.
SB 275 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to providing a remedy for persons convicted and imprisoned in the penitentiary, who assert that rights guaranteed to them by the Constitution of the United States or the State of Texas, or both, have been denied in the proceedings in which they were convicted, or who assert that their conviction was based, in whole or in part, on false or untrue testimony regarding either the issue of guilt or punishment, regardless of whether or not such false or untrue testimony was unintentionally given.
SB 338 56-0 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to make clear that certain defects in the indictment or errors made in the trial need not necessarily be grounds for reversal.
SB 7 56-1 (1959) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to the filing of statement of facts in criminal proceedings.
HB 771 55-0 (1957) Author: Hensley, Jr., Joe Lee Relating to amending certain Statutes to authorize a defendant convicted of a misdemeanor in certain courts to apply for and receive a suspension of judgment and sentence, and probation and parole, in a designated manner.
HB 260 53-0 (1953) Author: Crouch, Douglass "Doug" | et. al. Relating to providing that attorneys may prepare transcripts of the record on cases which are appealed to the Courts of Civil Appeal and the Supreme Court of Texas; providing the procedure therefor.
HB 585 53-0 (1953) Author: Lieck, Jr., Charles J. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas in regard to records on appeals in Criminal Matters; relating to the filing of statement of facts.
SB 164 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing for giving notice of appeal; repealing conflicting statutes.
SB 165 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to providing the time for filing Bills of Exception in criminal case.
SB 167 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to providing that in a criminal case where a written motion is filed and overruled, the motion, any reply thereto, the court's order thereon, the exception to such ruling, any evidence thereon, if any evidence was adduced, shall constitute a Bill of Exception on appeal and no formal Bill of Exception need to be prepared.
SB 168 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing the time within which Motion for new trial may be filed, may be amended and may be disposed of.
SB 169 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure pertaining to granting of suspended sentences; providing that suspended sentences may not be granted in certain cases; providing that suspension of sentence shall not be granted until a finding has been made by the trial judge that the defendant's fingerprints and physical description have been taken by a peace officer of this State and two cards bearing the fingerprints of the defendant forwarded to the bureau of identification and records, Department of Public Safety in Austin, Texas.
SB 170 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by declaring the effect of an appeal in all criminal proceedings, including appeals in habeas corpus proceedings, providing for the substitution of lost or destroyed records in the lower court, if it is in session; also providing for the postponement of the consideration of the appeal for the substitution of the lost or destroyed records at the text term of said lower court.
SB 171 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to providing for Statement of Facts in a criminal proceeding.
HB 365 51-0 (1949) Author: Vale, Arnold J. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for appeals to the Court of Civil Appeals in forcible entry and detainer suits; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 446 51-0 (1949) Author: Jameson, William S. Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to statements of facts for the Appellate Courts.
SB 236 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for appeals to the Court of Civil Appeals in forcible entry and detainer suits; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 849 50-0 (1947) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that a juvenile appealing from a judgment to a Court of Civil Appeals shall not be required to file an appeal bond.
HB 660 49-0 (1945) Author: Harris, Joe Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that the defendant, by himself or counsel, may tender his bill of exceptions to any decision, opinion, order or charge of the Court or other proceedings in the case.
HB 661 49-0 (1945) Author: Harris, Joe Relating to governing the statement of facts in criminal cases, providing for a statement of facts in all criminal cases, providing for a statement of facts in question and answer form, providing for a statement of facts in all criminal cases when the defendant cannot pay for same, and providing for time in which to file same.
HB 117 48-0 (1943) Author: Coker, A. W. Relating to Fixing Venue in Habeas Corpus Cases, after final conviction.
HB 134 48-0 (1943) Author: Bond, Thomas R. | et. al. Relating to amending Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to provide that the Court either in term time or in vacation may enter an order setting aside judgment of conviction, suspended sentence granting new trial and dismissal, and further that where the defendant is under suspended sentence and shall have been accepted, conditionally or otherwise, into the military or naval service of the United States, and shall not have been convicted, or charged with any other felony, the Court either in term time or in vacation may set aside the judgment of Conviction, suspended sentence, grant a new trial, and dismiss.
HB 702 48-0 (1943) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide for the payment of all costs by defendants who are convicted in felony cases where the sentence is suspended.
SB 11 48-0 (1943) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to authorizing appeals in certain cases direct from trial courts to the Supreme Court.
SB 86 48-0 (1943) Author: Cotten, Clay Relating to requiring notice to all parties before entering judgment nunc pro tunc.
SB 222 48-0 (1943) Author: York, Joseph Alton Relating to amending certain Acts by allowing credit at rate of $3.00 per day on fines for time spent in jail.
SB 267 48-0 (1943) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to habeas corpus after indictment and after conviction.
HB 101 47-0 (1941) Author: Favors, Ennis Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to authorizing an appeal from certain interlocutory orders of the County Court.
HB 353 47-0 (1941) Author: Hutchinson, Everett C. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for free statement of facts on appeal for paupers.
HB 456 47-0 (1941) Author: Dickson, James Fagan Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure providing that a severance shall not be granted as a matter of right but shall only be granted when in the discretion of the trial judge the defendant applying for such severance will be deprived of the right of a fair and impartial trial.
SB 143 47-0 (1941) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to amending certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure vesting in trial judges discretionary authority to credit defendants in criminal cases with the time spent in jail awaiting trial.
SB 235 47-0 (1941) Author: Smith, John Lee Relating to striking Rule 370 proposed by the Supreme Court of Texas regarding shortening the record and limiting briefs on appeal to certain issues; providing the effective date.
HB 28 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating amending certain Statutes relative to time of filing transcript, etc.
HB 29 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to amending certain Statutes relative fixing time for filing appeal in civil cases at fifty days and providing for extension of time for cause.
HB 36 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to abolishing the right of appeal by means of a write of error petition.
HB 96 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to withdrawing from appearing party review in Court of Civil Appeals by means of writ of error.
HB 99 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to giving further certainty to appellate jurisdiction by providing for waiver and cure of objection as to the various notices and bonds.
HB 110 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act by providing for the taxing of certain costs in favor of the party against whom a temporary injunction or restraining is granted.
HB 464 46-0 (1939) Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al. Relating to providing that a defendant unable to pay the fine and costs adjudged against him for a misdemeanor may, for such time as will satisfy the judgment, to be put to work in the work-house, farm or public improvements.
HB 793 46-0 (1939) Author: Baker, H. Cecil Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas relating to cases where any felony case is appealed and defendant is not able to pay for a transcript of the testimony.
SB 57 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute dispensing with bills of exception to action on written motions; providing for the effective date of this Act.
SB 125 46-0 (1939) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to protection to court reporters in cases where pauper's oath is taken.
SB 147 46-0 (1939) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to amending a certain Act to fix the time for filing the Transcript and Statement of Facts in the Court of Civil Appeals and providing for an extension of such time for cause shown.
SJR 4 46-0 (1939) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Proposing a constitutional amendment to a certain Article giving the Legislature authority to provide for appeal direct to the Supreme Court in cases involving injunctions granted or denied as the grounds of constitutionality or unconstitutionality of any state or on validity or invalidity of administrative orders.
HB 336 44-0 (1935) Author: Roach, Jesse E. Relating to prescribing the time when motions for new trials may be made in misdemeanors and felony trials.
SB 42 44-0 (1935) Author: Rawlings, Frank H. Relating to providing that when any abstract of judgment has been recorded it shall, from the date of such record and index, operate as a lien upon all of the real estate of the defendant situated in the county where such record and index are made and upon all real estate which defendant may thereafter acquire, situated in said county during the life of the judgment.
SB 167 44-0 (1935) Relating to providing that where the execution requires that the judgment shall be made out of the property of the debtor, it may be issued in the first instance as well as subsequently, to any county in the State.
HB 97 43-0 (1933) Author: Ratliff, Dennis Pace Relating to adding amending certain statute prohibiting sale of fish taken from fresh water streams in certain counties so as to add Tom Green County.
SB 57 43-0 (1933) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to fixing the time for filing the Transcript in the Court of Civil Appeals and providing for an extension of such time for cause shown.
SB 173 43-0 (1933) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to providing for the certification of questions of law by trial courts to Courts of Civil Appeals and by such Courts to the Supreme Court, and for the appeal by litigants from orders of trial courts overruling or sustaining general or special exceptions involving the constitutionality or validity of laws, orders, rules and regulations of State officers, boards and other commissions.
SB 356 43-0 (1933) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to providing that when a penalty of death or life imprisonment has been assessed, and a defendant escapes pending appeal, the Court of Criminal Appeals may reinstate the appeal under certain conditions; providing that this Act shall take immediate effect and govern cases now pending and not finally disposed of in said Court.
SB 435 43-0 (1933) Author: Beck, John W. E. H. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to provide that no officer shall collect any fees from the State of Texas, in any case, except murder, where a defendant may, under the indictment, be convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony with punishment assessed at a fine, jail sentence, or both such fine and imprisonment in jail, until after the case has been finally disposed of.
HB 5 42-0 (1931) Author: Keller, Jack Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to permit the Statement of Facts in a misdemeanor case to accompany the Transcript instead of being copied therein.
HB 75 42-0 (1931) Author: Hughes, Sarah Tilghman Relating to amending the law regulating appeals in forma pauperis from county and district courts.
HB 255 42-0 (1931) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to amending certain Article by providing that the proper judgment be entered on verdicts; providing that in misdemeanor cases where the verdict or plea is guilty and the punishment is by fine only, the Court or Judge may defer judgment.
HB 457 42-0 (1931) Author: Adams, F. P. "Pat" Relating to amending certain statutes relating to contests of nominations for office in primary elections, so as to provide for an appeal to the Court of Civil Appeals from the judgment of the district court or judge in all cases of such contests.
HB 737 42-0 (1931) Author: Bond, Thomas R. Relating to providing that no costs shall be paid by the State where the defendant is indicted for a felony and his punishment assessed by a fine or imprisonment in jail or convicted of a misdemeanor and that all costs thus incurred shall be taxed and collected as, in misdemeanor cases.
HB 1002 42-0 (1931) Author: Johnson, Andrew Percy | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes relative to the filing of briefs in cases in the Supreme Court.
SB 59 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to amending certain statutes by permitting the filing of Statements of Fact in duplicate, either in narrative or question and answer form.
SB 63 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to amending certain statutes by fixing the time for filing the transcript in the Court of Civil Appeals and providing for an extension of such time for cause shown.
SB 64 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to amending certain Article by fixing the time for filing Statements of Facts and Bills of Exception, and providing for the extension of time where good cause is shown.
SB 65 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to allowing assignments of Error and cross assignments of Error in Briefs instead of the Record.
SB 69 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to extending time for filing findings of fact and conclusions of law and in such respect to amend Revised Statutes, Article 2247.
SB 95 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to submission of cases upon special issues.
SB 261 42-0 (1931) Author: Rawlings, Frank H. Relating to vesting in trial judges discretionary authority to credit defendants in Criminal cases with time spent in jails awaiting trial.
SB 499 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to providing that when an appeal has been taken and the bond or recognizance is defective, the Appellate Court may allow the appellant to amend such bond or recognizance by filing a new bond.
HB 48 41-4 (1930) Author: Hardy, Bailey Whitson Relating to providing for the obtaining of a statement of facts on appeal by a pauper and providing the compensation of the court reporter.
HB 104 41-5 (1930) Author: Hardy, Bailey Whitson Relating to permitting persons unable to pay costs or give security therefor, to be entitled to prosecute their appeal in the Appellate Courts without requiring any bond.
HB 41 40-0 (1927) Author: Kittrell, Sr., Norman Goree Relating to amending Article 3990, of Title 64 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to forcible entry and detainer; relating to damages.
SB 88 40-0 (1927) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to amending Article 2274 of Chapter 12, Title 42, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to appeal and error of additional cost bonds.
HB 56 40-1 (1927) Author: Cummings, Emry Spencer Relating to acquittals of Higher Offenses as jeopardy.
SB 49 40-1 (1927) Author: McFarlane, William Doddridge Relating to providing that no judgment in any criminal case shall be Reversed by the Court of Criminal Appeals for any error not affecting the judgment or causing injury to the defendant.
HB 20 39-0 (1925) Author: Kittrell, Sr., Norman Goree Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide for appeals and writs of error from orders granting motions for new trials. House: Judiciary
SB 10 39-0 (1925) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to the suspension of the sentence of convictions for misdemeanors and providing for the procedure therein. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 332 39-0 (1925) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide how executions shall issue when a sole plaintiff or one of several plaintiffs shall die after judgment. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 360 39-1 (1926) Author: Bonham, Herbert Spencer Relating to providing for and regulating the filing of statement of facts and bills of exception in criminal cases concerning changes in venue, misconduct of jury and other matters and things occurring before the beginning of actual trial and after submission of the case to the jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 7 37-0 (1921) Author: Binkley, Thomas G. Relating to a certain Act regarding the repeal of suspended sentence law in certain cases of conviction of a felony for first offense, upon recommendation of the jury.
HB 43 37-0 (1921) Author: Jones, Walter Francis | et. al. Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the suspended sentence law.
HB 59 37-0 (1921) Author: Black, O. B. Relating to a certain Act regarding the suspended sentence law; and for granting new trial after suspension.
HB 104 37-0 (1921) Author: Greer, Julian Preston Relating to a certain Act regarding the suspended sentence law.
HB 181 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to a certain Act regarding the defendants in misdemeanor cases.
HB 369 37-0 (1921) Author: Cox, Ben L. | et. al. Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the offense of manslaughter, rape and theft of an automobile.
HB 506 37-0 (1921) Author: Moore, Joseph M. "Joe" | et. al. Relating to amend a certain Act regarding contents of affidavit in lieu of security or cash deposits for cost in trial courts, etc.
SB 47 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending the suspended sentence law; providing for its non-appliance in certain felony cases.
SB 59 37-0 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to suspending all judgments for pecuniary fines in misdemeanor cases for thirty days after the date of said judgment.
SB 85 37-0 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to providing for the suspended sentence in misdemeanor cases.
SB 92 37-0 (1921) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to providing for the suspended sentence in certain felony cases, etc.
SB 136 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending a certain Act regarding suspended sentence in certain cases.
SB 204 37-0 (1921) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to amending present law by providing when judgments shall become dormant and judgment liens inoperative.
SB 236 37-0 (1921) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending the statute relative to garnishee suits of corporations; amending relative to foreign corporations, etc.
SB 276 37-0 (1921) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to requiring the giving of additional supersedeas bonds in cases pending.
HB 22 37-1 (1921) Author: Fly, William Madden Relating to amending the law relating to suspension of sentence in certain felony cases.
HB 89 36-0 (1919) Author: McDowra, R. L. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws providing for the suspension of sentence in certain cases of conviction of felony for first offenses, provided that the offender be under the age of eighteen years, upon recommendation of the jury and for submission of the issue to the jury by the court.
HB 240 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to providing that all judgments for pecuniary fines in misdemeanor cases shall be suspended for a period of thirty days after the date of said judgment after which date only capias pro fine may issue thereon if not satisfied.
SB 39 36-0 (1919) Author: Williford, Robert Lee Relating to amending certain article of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to the giving of recognizance on appeal by providing that in case the defendant shall fail to enter into recognizance during the term of court at which he was tried, he may be permitted to give bail and obtain his release from custody by giving, after the expiration of the term of court, his bail to the sheriff, in an amount fixed by the court.
SB 45 36-0 (1919) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to amending certain statute relating to appeals in the granting, refusing to grant, dissolving and refusing to dissolve injunctions; and providing that transcript may be filed in the Court of Civil Appeals not later than twenty days after entry of such order or judgment of record, and providing for giving appellee copy of brief filed, if there be one.
SB 84 36-0 (1919) Author: Williford, Robert Lee Relating to amending certain statutes providing that during the progress of a cause, when either party is dissatisfied with any ruling, opinion or action of the court he may except thereto, at the time the same is made or announced, and providing for bills of exception.
SB 121 36-0 (1919) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the times of filing motions for new trial and in arrest of judgment.
SB 182 36-0 (1919) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to providing that statement of facts in civil cases shall be filed in the Courts of Civil Appeals within ninety (90) day after an appeal has been perfected or the adjournment of the court at which the case was tried. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 183 36-0 (1919) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to prescribing that in all cases where the same is allowed, that writs of error be sued out within six months after the rendition of final judgment. House: Judiciary
Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 47 36-3 (1920) Author: Williford, Robert Lee Relating to amending certain laws so as to provide that the suspension of sentences in certain cases of conviction of felony shall not apply to persons over the age of 25 years.
HB 80 35-0 (1917) Author: Williford, Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to appeals in the granting, refusing to grant, dissolving, and refusing to dissolve injunctions; and providing that transcript may be filed in the Court of Civil Appeals not later than twenty days after the entry of such order or judgment of record; and providing for giving appellee copy of brief.
HB 93 35-0 (1917) Author: Osborne, Stonewall J. Relating to amending Code of Criminal Procedure, providing that appeal bonds or recognizances shall remain in full force and effect in case of reversal by Court of Criminal Appeals until case has been finally disposed of by lower courts.
HB 96 35-0 (1917) Author: Williford, Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to the giving of recognizances on appeal by providing that in case the defendant shall fail to enter into recognizance during the term of court at which he was tried, he may be permitted to give bail after the adjournment of court.
HB 120 35-0 (1917) Author: Taylor, Henry P. | et. al. Relating to tax attorney's fees in certain cases, as cost on appeal.
HB 192 35-0 (1917) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to providing how a pecuniary fine may be discharged by a person convicted of a misdemeanor.
HB 220 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to permitting the execution of bail bond for convicted defendants whose terms have been assessed at less than fifteen years in the penitentiary.
HB 263 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to authorizing defendants who have made application for a new trial to execute bail bonds when punishment assessed against them does not exceed fifteen years' confinement.
HB 290 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. | et. al. Relating to appeals in cases of felony, so as to render recognizance effective when cases are reversed.
HB 318 35-0 (1917) Author: O'Banion, Madison Monroe Relating to judgment in cases of misdemeanor.
HB 427 35-0 (1917) Author: Thompson, Travis T. Relating to authorizing a person convicted of a misdemeanor to give appearance bond after adjournment of the term of the convicting court.
HB 572 35-0 (1917) Author: Thompson, R. D. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide procedure for hearing and determining the issue of change of venue.
HB 586 35-0 (1917) Author: Raiden, John M. Relating to amending the suspended sentence law.
SB 77 35-0 (1917) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" Relating to amending certain laws relating to appeals from the Justice Court, prescribing the cases in which appeals may be taken.
HB 117 35-4 (1918) Author: Thomason, Robert Ewing Relating to amending Article 921 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas.
HB 135 35-4 (1918) Author: Thomason, Robert Ewing | et. al. Relating to amending Article 921 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
SB 32 35-4 (1918) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending certain laws by providing for appeals from corporation courts to the Court of Criminal appeals in certain cities.
HB 34 34-0 (1915) Author: Nichols, Joseph Francis | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure providing for the publication of a notice in the county where a crime was committed of all pleas or desire to remit any fine or forfeiture or to grant commutation of punishment or pardon in the case before the governor acts thereupon.
HB 672 34-0 (1915) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Relating to prohibiting the reversal of any case for any error unless the evidence shall conclusively show that the defendant's rights were not protected and that such injustice has been done as that another trial would probably result in a different verdict.
SB 95 34-0 (1915) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure defining the duties of the district judge and the Comptroller of Public Accounts in examining, auditing and approving all bills against the State for fees and salaries in felony cases; providing a penalty.
SB 124 34-0 (1915) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure providing for taking appeal in criminal cases by giving notice in open court.
SB 404 34-0 (1915) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to appeals of parties unable to pay or secure costs of appeal.
HB 126 33-0 (1913) Author: Rogers, A. D. Relating to judgments for costs in cases of appeal and certiorari.
HB 249 33-0 (1913) Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee | et. al. Relating to providing that a conviction of a lower offence than for which a defendant may be prosecuted is not an acquittal of the higher offence.
HB 326 33-0 (1913) Author: Brown, E. R. Relating to providing for speedy hearing and final disposition of certain causes.
HB 506 33-0 (1913) Author: Russell, Angus T. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to render effective Appeal Bonds and Recognizances when cases are finally passed upon by Court of Criminal Appeals.
HB 510 33-0 (1913) Author: McAskill, Duncan Alexander Relating to the costs of printing briefs and motions, in certain civil cases on appeal.
HB 562 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunt, Joseph Clark Relating to amending the Revised Statutes with reference to assignments or error and adding Section 1612a.
HB 714 33-0 (1913) Author: Goodner, W. B. | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relating to all cases of judgments other than money judgments, where a defendant shall die after judgment and providing appointment of a representative of such decendent, the proper process of such judgment shall issue against such representative.
HB 884 33-0 (1913) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the reversal of any case for any error unless the evidence shall conclusively show that the defendant's rights were not protected and that such injustice has been done to the defendant as that another trial would probably result in a different verdict.
SB 83 33-0 (1913) Author: Townsend, Jr., William J. "Jim" Relating to providing that all judgments of the several courts of this state shall bear interest at the rate of ten per cent per annum from and after the date of the judgment.
SB 260 33-0 (1913) Author: Conner, Robert P. Relating to amending chapter 15 of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to judgments in the district and county courts, and to add article 1997a to said chapter.
SB 375 33-0 (1913) Author: Nugent, Clinton W. Relating to providing for statements of facts and exceptions in all cases tried in the District or County Courts where jury verdicts are set aside and new trials granted, and for appeal from orders and judgments granting new trials.
SB 380 33-0 (1913) Author: Townsend, Jr., William J. "Jim" Relating to amending articles 929 and 931 of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to preparation and filing of transcripts of criminal cases, adding article 931a and providing a penalty.
SB 417 33-0 (1913) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to amending articles 902 and 903 of the code of criminal procedure of 1911, relating to recognizances of defendants after conviction and upon appeal.
HB 57 33-1 (1913) Author: Ridgell, Thomas B. | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes, relating to attachments, providing for the issuance of attachments in suits against persons, co-partnerships, associations, or corporations upon whom personal service cannot be obtained within this State, founded in tort and upon unliquidated demands and providing for the fixing of the amount of bond in such cases.
HB 76 30-1 (1907) Relating to prescribing time within which statement of facts, bills of exceptions may be filed in causes tried in the district and county courts of Texas; and to authorize judges whose term of office has expired to approve the same.
HB 121 29-0 (1905) Author: McKinney, Andrew Todd Relating to regulating appeals in the courts of the State of Texas.
SB 37 29-0 (1905) Relating to amending Title 30, Chapter 17, Article 1371 Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, providing for the amendment of motions for new trials, for hearing certain evidence thereon, and prescribing when new trials may be granted, and also in regard to contempt proceedings.
SB 95 26-0 (1899) Relating to providing for perfecting appeal in criminal cases from convictions had in justice courts, or other inferior courts, to a county court.
SB 26 24-0 (1895) Relating to regulating the issuance of executions upon judgments of courts of record, and to prevent such judgments from becoming dormant.
SB 6 21-0 (1889) Relating to providing that the defendant in a garnishment suit many replevy the debts or effects garnished.
SB 91 20-0 (1887) Relating to allowing portions of the records of the trial of a case, or even the entire record when lost or destroyed, to be substituted in the lower court and providing that when so substituted the transcript may be prepared and sent up as in other cases.
SB 240 20-0 (1887) Relating to requiring that an appellant who is unable to pay the costs of a suit or to give security for the same shall make affidavit to that fact and providing the manner in which this shall be done.
HB 91 19-0 (1885) Relating to amending title 10, chapter 1, article 849 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas.
HB 194 18-0 (1883) Relating to allowing appeals from justice courts by affidavit in lieu of appeal bond
HB 313 18-0 (1883) Relating to appeal bonds
SB 218 18-0 (1883) To amend articles 1007 and 1008 of the Revised Statutes.
SB 347 18-0 (1883) Relating to amending articles 1007 and 1008 of the Revised Statutes.

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