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HB 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 53 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain limitations on settlement agreements with a governmental unit. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 116 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain pre-suit discovery in connection with a claim involving injury to or death of a minor. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 205 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to procedures for ordering the required participation in services in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 229 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 240 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the occurrence on certain premises of certain activities that may constitute a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 281 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to establishing a statewide electronic tracking system for evidence of a sex offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 348 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 414 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 420 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence relating to climate change or global warming in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 610 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to procedures for presenting certain evidence at placement review hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 697 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the inadmissibility of certain information in court as evidence of abuse or neglect of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Withdrawn from schedule
HB 708 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the provision of certain evidence on request to certain parties in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 715 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the occurrence on certain premises of certain activities that may constitute a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 805 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 814 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1122 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1132 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to procedures for presenting certain evidence at placement review hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1171 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1220 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to spoliation of evidence held for use in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1383 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to establishing a statewide electronic tracking system for evidence of a sex offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1729 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1820 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a presumption regarding certain evidence of a prior conviction in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2301 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to affidavits concerning cost and necessity of services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3127 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3134 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3297 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 3441 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to compensation to a property owner for property acquired by an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3729 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3793 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to a law enforcement agency's release of a recording captured by a body worn camera. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3872 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a motion for forensic DNA testing of certain evidence previously subjected to faulty testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3948 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 4060 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the electronic recording of certain non-custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4102 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4188 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the electronic recording of non-custodial interviews. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4293 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to waive penalties and interest on a delinquent ad valorem tax if the delinquency was not intentional or the result of conscious indifference. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HCR 159 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4102. Signed by the Governor
SB 182 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain pre-suit discovery in connection with a claim involving injury to or death of a minor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 381 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 707 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1163 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1250 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1253 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1463 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to settlement of claims and actions against a governmental unit. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1577 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1655 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the availability of certain information under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 166 85-1 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 283 85-1 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain relevant scientific evidence that was not available at the applicant's trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 109 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to consideration of certain mitigating evidence at the sentencing proceeding of a defendant or the disposition hearing of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 196 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to consideration of certain mitigating evidence at the sentencing proceeding of a defendant or the disposition hearing of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 348 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of official oppression and to the statute of limitation on prosecution of that conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 368 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the duties of a peace officer investigating a family violence allegation or responding to a disturbance call that may involve family violence and the admissibility of certain evidence obtained during that investigation or response. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Withdrawn from schedule
HB 380 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to consideration of certain mitigating evidence at the sentencing proceeding of a defendant or the disposition hearing of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 455 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Withdrawn from schedule
HB 474 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to requiring certain law enforcement officers to wear body worn cameras. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 517 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to evidence or testimony given by certain witnesses in a criminal case based on the trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 541 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 564 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in capital cases in which the state seeks the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 794 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to a presumption regarding certain evidence of a prior conviction in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 969 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to discovery of evidence of the net worth of a defendant in connection with a claim for exemplary damages. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1010 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the disclosure of certain information and evidence by a prosecutor in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1247 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to presumptions in contested case hearings regarding certain environmental permit applications. House: Environmental Regulation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1264 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the preservation of toxicological evidence collected in connection with certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2777 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of certain assaultive offenses involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3312 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the taking of an additional specimen of a person's blood on arrest for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3635 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to evidence in a civil action concerning the provision and cost of certain services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3724 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the consideration of certain scientific evidence constituting the basis for an application for a writ of habeas corpus. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 131 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to evidence technician training and the disposition of certain evidence in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 158 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 181 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 281 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the information required to be included in an affidavit submitted by a property owner who elects to offer evidence or argument by affidavit in an appraisal review board hearing on certain protests. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
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 493 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to evidence or testimony given by certain witnesses in a criminal case based on the trafficking of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 735 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to discovery of evidence of the net worth of a defendant in connection with a claim for exemplary damages. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 780 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the preservation of toxicological evidence collected in connection with certain intoxication offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1394 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the presentation of evidence in appraisal review board hearings on protests. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 2048 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 189 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in capital cases in which the state seeks the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 221 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain felony offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 320 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility of certain confessions in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 328 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of official oppression and to the statute of limitation on prosecution of that conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 330 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 350 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to allowing defendants access to certain evidence of the state in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 821 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 967 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on relevant scientific evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1096 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1426 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1625 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1669 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other crimes, wrongs, or acts in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1740 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2090 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to a written statement made by an accused as a result of custodial interrogation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2559 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the rights of certain victims of sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2600 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the determination of probable cause for a court to ascertain whether a person is an incapacitated person for purposes of the appointment of a guardian ad litem or court investigator. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
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
HB 2777 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the procedures for taxpayer protests and to appeals of certain ad valorem tax determinations to justice courts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2988 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the disclosure of certain information and evidence by a prosecutor in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3060 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with a witness and the evidence that may be offered to show that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3098 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the availability and use of certain evidence in connection with an award of exemplary damages. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3220 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a presumption regarding certain evidence of a prior conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3457 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the filing of certain medical information as evidence in civil and criminal proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3689 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a DNA specimen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 12 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Procedure Reform, Select
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 87 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 91 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
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 358 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Relating to the use of a polygraph statement as evidence that a defendant or releasee from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice has violated a condition of release. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 679 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to certain records and supporting affidavits filed as evidence in certain actions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 969 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the electronic recording of certain statements made by an accused as a result of custodial interrogation. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 970 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Carter, Stefani
Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a DNA specimen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1192 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the rights of certain victims of sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
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
SB 1292 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Relating to DNA testing of biological evidence in certain capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1360 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with a witness and the evidence that may be offered to show that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to testimony or the production of evidence before the legislature or a legislative committee. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1439 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to evidence technician training and the disposition of certain evidence in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1611 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1728 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to forensic analysis and forensic evidence testimony in certain civil proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 219 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
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 446 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to discovery in a criminal case and the consequences of a failure to disclose certain discoverable evidence in a timely manner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 489 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 512 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 617 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to discovery procedures for a claim against a governmental entity under the Texas Tort Claims Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 689 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in capital cases in which the state seeks the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 739 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain felony offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 905 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements of a child in hearings on an application for a protective order. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1049 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1313 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements of a child in hearings on an application for a protective order. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1647 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1721 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to protective orders for certain victims of stalking or sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1973 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the admissibility of certain statements in the prosecution of murder or capital murder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2337 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the admissibility of certain statements made by a child in a juvenile justice or criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2489 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie Relating to the discoverability and admissibility of communications of sympathy in certain civil or administrative actions against a health care provider or physician. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2573 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the protection of children from abuse or neglect; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3046 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to monitoring the retention, preservation, and disposition of physical evidence gathered in a criminal investigation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3147 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the collection, analysis, and preservation of sexual assault or DNA evidence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3375 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to certain evidence in a prosecution of fraud or theft involving Medicaid or Medicare benefits and to certain criminal procedures involving offenses in general. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
SB 123 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 152 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
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 787 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements of a child in hearings on an application for a protective order. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1526 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1593 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence obtained solely as the direct result of a request for emergency medical services for an overdose. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1616 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the collection, storage, preservation, analysis, retrieval, and destruction of biological evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1636 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the collection, analysis, and preservation of sexual assault or DNA evidence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1680 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to certain evidence in a prosecution of fraud or theft involving Medicaid or Medicare benefits and to certain criminal procedures involving offenses in general. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 298 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in capital cases in which the state seeks the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 301 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 597 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the admissibility in certain proceedings of certain hearsay statements made by a young child or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 1104 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to discovery in a criminal case and the consequences of a failure to disclose certain discoverable evidence in a timely manner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 1168 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2067 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the sealing of and discovery procedures relating to evidence that constitutes child pornography in a criminal hearing or proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2510 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the admissibility of a statement made by an accused in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2846 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements made by a child abuse victim. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2858 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the admissibility of a certificate of analysis or a chain of custody affidavit in a criminal proceeding. 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 3594 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the preservation of evidence that contains biological material. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
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 3987 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the administration of certain provisions affecting the licensing of persons to carry a concealed handgun. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4090 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to electronically recording certain interrogations and the admissibility of certain statements made by a juvenile or a criminal defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 4427 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the disposal of certain exhibits used in criminal proceedings in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4659 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the punishment for and the collection of evidence in connection with certain intoxication offenses. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
SB 116 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to electronically recording certain interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 595 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the sealing of and discovery procedures relating to evidence that constitutes child pornography in a criminal hearing or proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 661 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to discovery in a criminal case and the consequences of a failure to disclose certain discoverable evidence in a timely manner. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1256 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the prevention and prosecution of, and punishment prescribed for engaging in, organized criminal activity in a gang-free zone. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 1631 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the time for filing a certificate of analysis for use as evidence in a criminal action. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1686 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1714 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to evidence of beneficial use and other matters in connection with the issuance of permits by a groundwater conservation district in accordance with its management plan. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 1774 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Hernandez, Ana
Relating to the disposal of certain exhibits used in criminal proceedings in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
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 2036 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the admissibility of a statement made by an accused in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2103 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the expulsion and removal of students from schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 2372 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to property and evidence technicians. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 872 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1035 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements made by a victim of abuse who is a child or a disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1144 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to jury instructions regarding evidence in a criminal case that is lost or destroyed while in the possession of the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1264 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1572 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to an exception from civil discovery for certain records of a law enforcement agency. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1578 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to certain exceptions to the statutory exclusionary rule in criminal prosecutions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1773 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to requiring written notice before the introduction of certain evidence during the punishment phase of a criminal trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2259 80-0 (2007) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the evidentiary use of certain judgments, orders, and docket sheets in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3133 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the admissibility in certain proceedings of certain hearsay statements made by a young child or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3164 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the use of testimony of certain expert witnesses as evidence in criminal and civil proceedings. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
HB 3415 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan | et. al. Relating to the punishment for tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 460 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 634 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Relating to the sealing of and discovery procedures relating to evidence that constitutes child pornography in a criminal hearing or proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 643 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to court orders for discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 763 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the affidavit required to prove expenses in a civil action. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 783 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the admissibility in certain proceedings of certain hearsay statements made by a young child or disabled individual. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1393 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
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 149 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the admissibility of evidence of an alleged victim's past sexual behavior or alleged sexual predisposition. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 298 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 409 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the appeal of certain orders regarding children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 431 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in capital cases in which the state seeks the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 839 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the disposition of certain obscene material and child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 969 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to court orders for discovery in a criminal case and to certain time limits on and the consequences of a delay in the prosecution of a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1367 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1425 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to procedures and evidence in a hearing on a motion in a criminal case to suppress evidence, a confession, or a statement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2165 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the sentencing procedure in capital felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2295 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to exceptions to the application of an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 39 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to continuing education in forensic evidence collection for certain physicians and nurses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 258 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the disposition of certain obscene material and child pornography. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 560 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 662 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to electronically recording certain interrogations and the admissibility of certain statements made by a juvenile or a criminal defendant. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 685 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 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 1507 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to the introduction of certain evidence in the sentencing phase of a capital felony case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SCR 43 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 39 relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. Signed by the Governor
HB 69 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of testimony in civil and criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 197 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Relating to health care liability claims. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 273 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 351 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in capital cases in which the state seeks the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 617 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of certain other crimes, wrongs, or acts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 618 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to procedures and evidence in a hearing on a motion in a criminal case to suppress evidence, a confession, or a statement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
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 1036 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the confidentiality of certain reports of criminal activity and to immunity from civil liability for certain persons making or receiving those reports. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1122 78-0 (2003) Author: Crabb, Joe Relating to the admissibility in a civil action of certain communications of sympathy. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1359 78-0 (2003) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of evidence of an alleged victim's past sexual behavior or alleged sexual predisposition. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1874 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of certain laboratory analyses of physical evidence or statements as to the chain of custody of physical evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1900 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to evidence in a hearing on a motion in a criminal case to suppress evidence, a confession, or a statement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2166 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the sentencing procedure in capital felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2395 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to the Uniform Correction or Clarification of Defamation Act. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2703 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the testing of certain physical evidence, crime laboratory accreditation, and the admissibility of evidence examined or tested by a crime laboratory. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
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 3397 78-0 (2003) Author: Crabb, Joe Relating to disposal of an exhibit in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 55 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 357 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the confidentiality of certain reports of criminal activity and to immunity from civil liability for certain persons making or receiving those reports. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 543 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to postconviction DNA testing. Senate: Criminal Justice Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1072 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to judicial review of a Texas Workforce Commission decision in an unemployment compensation proceeding. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1129 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of certain laboratory analyses of physical evidence or statements as to the chain of custody of physical evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1361 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the purposes for which citizen evidence may be used by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1363 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the repeal of the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to initiate an enforcement action using information provided by a private individual. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1813 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to admissibility of evidence from unaccredited crime laboratories. Senate: Criminal Justice Meeting cancelled
SB 1854 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the disposal of exhibits in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 71 78-3 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to evidence examined or tested by crime laboratories and similar entities and the regulation of those entities. 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 382 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 553 77-0 (2001) Author: Mowery, Anna
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of a statement made as a result of certain custodial interrogations and obtained in compliance with the laws of another state or the United States. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 781 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the qualification of a treating physician as an expert. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 864 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to postconviction DNA testing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1064 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the issuance of an occupational driver's license and the subsequent operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substances by the license holder; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1158 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to avoiding the release from jail of defendants detained for certain offenses because of delay in obtaining scientific testing results. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 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 1593 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the subpoena authority of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1661 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the collection and enforcement of tolls on certain toll roads and toll projects; providing for civil and criminal penalties. House: Transportation Considered in Calendars
HB 2351 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to requiring the corroboration of certain testimony in a criminal case involving controlled substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2352 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to evidence of innocence in criminal trials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2578 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the subpoena and investigative authority of the Texas Lottery Commission for the regulation of bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2753 77-0 (2001) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the use of the uncorroborated testimony of an accomplice in certain actions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3437 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in civil actions against nursing institutions. House: Civil Practices 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 454 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the collection and enforcement of tolls on certain toll roads and toll projects; providing for civil and criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 582 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the discovery of certain information in criminal cases and the manner in which defendants receive that information. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 1584 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to evidence of innocence in criminal trials. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1585 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requiring the corroboration of certain testimony in a criminal case involving controlled substances. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1590 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the admissibility of evidence relating to certain Texas Department of Human Services investigations or surveys in certain actions or proceedings. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Postponed
SB 1591 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to exemplary damages. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1721 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the clarifying prohibition against impermissible consideration of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment practices. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 280 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the admissibility of testimony in civil and criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1320 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2190 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to prima facie evidence for the offense of theft of livestock by check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3055 76-0 (1999) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to confessions obtained under the laws of another state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 662 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the admissibility at trial of certain evidence obtained by a law enforcement officer. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 252 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to the admissibility of evidence seized pursuant to a governmental action. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 255 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the testimony of a child in certain administrative proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 416 70-0 (1987) Author: Yost, Gerald
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the forensic analysis of evidence in criminal matters. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 635 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the preservation and use of evidence in certain offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 681 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on table in committee
HB 995 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the testimony and immunity of an accomplice in certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Morales, Dan
Relating to the admissibility of evidence seized pursuant to a governmental action. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 839 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of the offense of wholesale promotion and possession of obscene material or an obscene device. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 12 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 247 69-0 (1985) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the use as evidence of a film or videotape of the execution of a will. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 632 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the admissibility of evidence seized pursuant to a governmental action. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
HB 1221 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the admissibility of evidence of intoxication in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 355 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to authorizing the court of criminal appeals to promulgate rules of evidence in the trials of criminal cases and to designate certain laws for repeal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 357 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the admissibility of evidence seized pursuant to a governmental action. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to subcommittee
SB 427 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the use of a photograph of stolen property as evidence in a criminal case and to certain rights of discovery and inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 453 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to admitting hearsay statements of certain children into evidence in certain criminal court proceedings and certain juvenile court hearings. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SR 649 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Creating an interim committee to study codification of the Texas rules of criminal evidence. Senate: Jurisprudence
HB 1532 67-0 (1981) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the adoption of rules of evidence for civil and criminal cases. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
SR 565 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Establishing a special interim committee to work in conjunction with the Supreme Court of Texas, the Texas Judicial Council, and the Committee on Administration of the State Bar of Texas to study codification of the Texas rules of evidence. Senate: Jurisprudence
HB 599 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to the admission in evidence in a criminal proceeding of oral statements of an accused. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1093 66-0 (1979) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to methods of proving character in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1566 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to admissibility of evidence against a defendant following withdrawal of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere because the court rejected a plea bargaining agreement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1762 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the requirement that the testimony of an accomplice in a juvenile adjudication hearing be corroborated by other evidence. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 459 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to new trials granted on the basis of insufficiency of the evidence. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
HB 233 65-0 (1977) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to the effect in juvenile delinquency proceedings of the testimony of an accomplice. House: Judiciary Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 333 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to discovery by the defendant of certain statements and conversations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 341 65-0 (1977) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the admission in evidence of statements of an accused. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1183 65-0 (1977) Author: Allee, Henry E. Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in trials on appeal of workmen's compensation awards. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Calendars
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 2035 65-0 (1977) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to the admissibility of evidence in criminal prosecutions; relating to evidence of the previous arrest of the defendant as affecting the defendant's character and reputation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 36 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the admissibility of photographs of stolen property. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 157 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Close, G.R. "Bob"
Relating to the admission in evidence and use of statements of an accused in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 241 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to evidence by deposition and former testimony in criminal trials. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 242 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to admission in evidence at the trial of a criminal case of the oral statements and admissions of guilt made by the accused. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 533 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in trials on appeal of workmen's compensation awards. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2074 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in a wrongful death action. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 2087 64-0 (1975) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to the prohibition of certain presumptions in State courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2122 64-0 (1975) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the admission into evidence in courts of this state of written or electronic records and copies or duplications of written or electronic records. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
SB 129 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the admission in evidence of statements of an accused. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 287 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Amending Article 38.22, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended; providing rules governing admission in evidence at the trial of a criminal case of the oral statements and admissions of guilt made by the accused. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
HB 314 63-0 (1973) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the procedure for filing certain records or copies of records and certain x-rays on affidavit for admission as evidence and the requirement of notice to the opposing parties when an affidavit is filed. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 326 63-0 (1973) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to admission in evidence of statements of an accused. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in public hearing
HB 342 63-0 (1973) Author: Hoestenbach, John Relating to admissibility of evidence in a prosecution for receiving stolen property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 374 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to the admissibility in evidence of certain statements of fact or opinion in cases of contract or tort for malpractice. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 610 63-0 (1973) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to introducing evidence in response to the admission of evidence over objection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 61 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the admission of evidence in statements of an accused. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported adversely
SB 62 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Defining and limiting the scope of exclusionary rule and providing rules governing admission of evidence in the trial of a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported adversely
SB 246 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to the admissibility of evidence in a prosecution for receiving stolen property. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 306 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Providing rules governing admission in evidence at the trial of criminal case of oral statements and admissions of guilt made by accused. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 656 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to procedure for filing certain records and certain x-rays on affidavit for admission as evidence and the requirement of notice to the opposing parties when an affidavit is filed. Senate: Jurisprudence Laid on table
HB 98 62-0 (1971) Author: Hawn, Joe Relating to providing rules governing admission into evidence at the trial of a criminal case of the oral statements and admissions of guilt made by the accused.
HB 157 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to authoring the issuance of search warrants to search for and seize evidence of a crime.
HB 334 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to providing for restraint against the introduction of evidence of advance payments for economic loss of claimants during subsequent litigation unless introduced by the party against whom the action is brought.
HB 975 62-0 (1971) Author: Lee, W.E. "Will" Relating to the admissibility into evidence of a person's refusal to submit to a chemical breath test when arrested for driving while intoxicated.
HB 1034 62-0 (1971) Author: Spurlock II, Joe
Sponsor: Kennard, Don
Relating to permitting the proof of guilt necessary for conviction on a plea of guilty to be by oral stipulation of the evidence if the defendant consents.
HB 1142 62-0 (1971) Author: Lee, W.E. "Will" Relating to providing rules governing admission in evidence at the trial of criminal case of the oral statements and admissions of guilt made by the accused.
SB 308 62-0 (1971) Author: Christie, Joe Relating to providing rules governing admission in evidence at the trial of a criminal case of the oral statements and admissions of guilt made by the accused.
HB 195 61-0 (1969) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure; providing rules governing admission in evidence at the trial of a criminal case of the oral statements and admissions of guilt made by the accused.
HB 707 61-0 (1969) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to admission as evidence of certain records or copies of records and certain X-rays upon affidavit.
HB 709 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to prohibiting admission of evidence of the settlement of a claim for property damage and/or payment of medical expense in a lawsuit for damages for personal injuries suffered in the same occurrence on which the property damage and/or medical expense claim was based.
HB 844 61-0 (1969) Author: Ray, Jr., C. L. | et. al. Relating to the use of video recordings to present evidence in civil and criminal cases.
SB 86 61-0 (1969) Author: Christie, Joe William Relating to providing rules governing admission in evidence at the trial of a criminal case of the oral statements and admissions of guilt made by the accused.
SB 400 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the admission as evidence of certain records or copies of records and certain X-rays upon affidavit.
HB 263 58-0 (1963) Author: Smith, Stanford S. | et. al. Relating to the admission of business records as evidence.
SB 36 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to providing for the introduction of business records as evidence and the manner of proof thereof.
HB 158 57-0 (1961) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending a certain Act providing for proof of a greater number of official records by the use of photographic or photostatic or microfilm of reproduced copies.
HB 159 57-0 (1961) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending a certain Act to provide for the introduction of business records and the manner of proof thereof.
SB 358 57-0 (1961) Author: Crump, Louis M. | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of written statements into evidence.
HB 83 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide for proof of a greater number of official records by the use of photographic or photostatic or microfilm or reproduced copies.
HB 222 56-0 (1959) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to the admissibility of confessions made by defendants in criminal cases, so as to provide that a confession made while a defendant is in confinement or in the custody of an officer must be made in writing before certain specified magistrates.
HB 242 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to providing for the use of photographic, photostatic, microfilm or other accurately reproduced copies of original writing or written instruments in any judicial or administrative proceeding or trial where the original is produced at the time it is offered in evidence or is accounted for, or where there is no bona fide dispute as to the copy's accuracy.
HB 820 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott | et. al. Relating to providing that no person against his or her will or consent, or that of guardian, next friend or parent, in an action involving personal injuries or mental condition, shall ever by any rule of procedure, be required to furnish a medical or mental report or submit to a physical or mental examination by any person or in any manner, at the instance or request of any part to such litigation, or by the trial court.
HB 847 55-0 (1957) Author: Lee, John Ruskin Relating to providing for the compelling of evidence from certain persons in criminal proceedings and for the granting of immunity from prosecution to such persons.
HB 507 54-0 (1955) Author: Hazlett, Alvin Guy Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to allow the conviction of a defendant upon uncorroborated testimony of an accomplice where the defendant is charged with handling or fondling a child's sexual parts in violation of the Texas Penal Code; making the Act cumulative but controlling.
HB 414 53-0 (1953) Author: Morris, Jimmy R. Relating to amending certain Acts by inserting the words "of the court, or may be made by any public officer having a seal," which were inadvertently omitted from Senate Bill No. 289 as finally passed and sent to the Governor.
HB 468 53-0 (1953) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to providing for the proof of business and official records by the use of photographic copies.
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.
HB 760 53-0 (1953) Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al. Relating to providing for the compelling of evidence from certain persons in criminal proceedings and for the granting of immunity from prosecution to such persons.
SB 127 53-0 (1953) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to include reference to the laws of the United States.
SB 288 52-0 (1951) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to providing for and regulating the admission as evidence of records kept in the regular course of business.
SB 289 52-0 (1951) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to providing for and regulating the admission as evidence into the courts of the State of Texas of any official written statement, certificate, record, return, or report, or copies thereof.
HB 134 51-0 (1949) Author: McCann, Newton W. | et. al. Relating to providing for the admission in evidence in all courts of the State of Texas of certified copies of all official records of the Texas Prison System; providing a saving clause.
SB 131 51-0 (1949) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to provide for the admission in evidence in all courts of the State of Texas of certified copies of all official records of the Texas Prison System; providing a saving clause.
SB 159 49-0 (1945) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to making tax receipts issued by the state, county, city, school district or other political subdivision of the state or county, conclusive evidence of the payment of all taxes due on personal property of such taxpayer for said year, provided that the receipt or the rendition of such personal property be described in general terms as personal property.
HB 33 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to repealing a certain Act relating to court cases.
HB 107 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act by dispensing with bills of exception to action on written motions.
HB 317 46-0 (1939) Author: Russell, John K. Relating to authorizing the admission in evidence in civil cases of the record or agreed statements of testimony given at former trials of witnesses who fail to appear at subsequent trials and providing that the absence of such a witness shall not be grounds for a continuance.
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.
HB 407 43-0 (1933) Author: Camp, Emory B. Relating to providing for proof of the execution of attested or witnessed instruments or writings which are not required by law to be attested or witnessed.
HB 408 43-0 (1933) Author: Camp, Emory B. Relating to providing for evidence of handwriting by comparison.
HB 120 42-0 (1931) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to preparation of statement of facts in trials, providing that no formal bill of exception shall be necessary in certain cases.
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 46 42-1 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to governing the statement of facts.
HB 67 41-0 (1929) Author: Prendergast, F. H. Relating to repealing a certain Statute so as to provide that evidence obtained by violating the criminal law cannot be used in court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 146 41-0 (1929) Author: Johnson, Andrew Percy Relating to providing for the admissibility in evidence of certain instruments, and providing that where such instrument has been and shall be of record for ten (10) years, it shall be no objective to the admission of same in evidence that such instrument has certain specified defects. House: Judiciary
HB 147 41-0 (1929) Author: Young, Dewey | et. al. Relating to repealing a certain Article constituting what is known as the evidence clause of the search and seizure act passed by the Thirty-ninth Legislature of the State of Texas. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 210 41-0 (1929) Author: Jenkins, Charles H. Relating to amending certain statute with reference to the court commenting on evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 21 41-2 (1929) Author: Love, Thomas Bell | et. al. Relating to the use of evidence obtained in violation of any provisions of the Constitution or laws of the State of Texas, or of the Constitution of the United States of America, so as to eliminate reference to the laws of the United States.
HB 14 40-0 (1927) Author: Nabors, A. Edgar Relating to amending certain articles of the Penal Code by eliminating therefrom all matters relating to the offense of Manslaughter and changing the penalty for murder.
HB 39 40-0 (1927) Author: Kittrell, Sr., Norman Goree Relating to amend Article 3726 of Title 55 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925 on recorded instruments.
HB 73 40-1 (1927) Author: McCombs, Charles S. Relating to amending a certain article of the Revised Civil Statutes regarding recorded instruments admissible in evidence.
SB 89 40-1 (1927) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to amending certain articles of the Revised Civil statues so as to provide that in actions begun during the lifetime of the decedent in which executors, administrators, guardians or the heirs or legal representatives of the decedent, have been substituted as parties Plaintiff or Defendant and in which such actions either the original Plaintiff or Defendant has testified in open Court or by deposition and has been subjected to cross examination by the other party, the testimony so given in open Court or by disposition by either party may be admitted in evidence upon any trial of the same issues between the surviving party and the executors, administrators, guardians, heirs or legal representatives of the deceased party.
SB 115 39-0 (1925) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to providing that no evidence obtained by any officer or person by the violation of any provision of the Constitution or laws of the State of Texas, or of the United States, shall be admitted in evidence against the accused on the trial of any criminal case. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 116 39-0 (1925) Author: Pollard, Sr., Tomas (Thomas) Glover Relating to amending certain statute relating to swindling; making certain facts prima facie evidence of fraudulent intent. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 51 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to a certain Act regarding confessions from defendants being obtained by force, by the third degree or by fraudulent means.
HB 129 37-0 (1921) Author: Morris, Grover Cleveland Relating to a certain Act regarding unsupported evidence of an accomplice.
HB 206 37-0 (1921) Author: Melson, John McCullough Relating to a certain Act providing conviction for violation of the act upon the unsupported evidence of an accomplice, etc.
SB 98 37-0 (1921) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Relating to amending the Dean Act by providing for conviction on unsupported evidence of an accomplice and providing that the suspended sentence shall not apply in such cases of violation.
HB 118 36-0 (1919) Author: Owen, Robert Ross Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide that the testimony of any witness whose testimony has been recorded, transcribed and certified officially by the official shorthand reporter may be introduced as original testimony, without the necessity of recalling said witness.
HB 592 34-0 (1915) Author: Clark, Henry Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the filing of papers in certain cases during vacation of the court; establishing a time limit during which affidavit of forgery may be filed.
HB 587 33-0 (1913) Author: Goodner, W. B. | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statute of 1911 relating to recorded instruments admitted in evidence without proof.
SB 81 33-0 (1913) Author: Warren, Robert Lee Relating to amending the Penal Code by prescribing that where a defendant by the introduction of evidence puts in issue the character of the deceased, and should an issue arise as to who commenced the difficulty, it shall then be competent for the State to introduce evidence of the general character of the defendant.
HB 102 30-0 (1907) Relating to admission of evidence in certain cases.
SB 215 30-0 (1907) Relating to recorded instruments admitted in evidence.
HB 147 27-0 (1901) Relating to amending "An Act to amend Article 2313, Chapter 4, Title XL, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, 1895, relating to the introduction of certain abstracts of title as evidence."
HB 589 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to the introduction of certain abstracts of titles as evidence.
SB 17 25-1 (1897) Relating to amending and act relating to special verdicts.
HB 226 18-0 (1883) Relating to changing the time of filing counter affidavits in cases where the action or defense is founded upon a sworn account

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