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HB 731 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to creating the offense of intimidation by a member of a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Returned to committee
HB 2931 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1856 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 877 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to creating the offense of intimidation by a member of a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 2019 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the composition of the Texas Violent Gang Task Force. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 549 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Carter, Stefani | et. al.
Relating to penalties for engaging in organized criminal activity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1622 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to suits to enjoin gang activity that constitutes a public nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2583 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a gang remediation task force. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
SB 9 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to homeland security; providing penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 315 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the agencies and entities responsible for compiling and maintaining information pertaining to criminal combinations and criminal street gangs. House: Corrections
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1645 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to funding for multi-disciplinary approaches to combat gang violence. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2086 81-0 (2009) Author: Moody, Joseph
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the prevention, investigation, prosecution, and punishment for certain gang-related and other criminal offenses, including engaging in organized criminal activity, and to the consequences and costs of engaging in certain activities of a criminal street gang or certain other criminal activity; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 2187 81-0 (2009) Author: Moody, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses involving coercing, inducing, or soliciting membership in a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4185 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to an annual report by the Texas Fusion Center regarding criminal street gangs and gang-related crime. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 4310 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment for certain gang-related and other offenses and to the civil consequences of engaging in certain activities of a criminal street gang; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4337 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to an annual report by the Texas Fusion Center regarding criminal street gangs and gang-related crime. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4381 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the offense of directing the activities of a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4674 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the regulation of driver's licenses and personal identification certificates by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, including enforcement measures against fictitious or fraudulently obtained licenses or certificates; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
SB 11 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Miklos, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the prevention, investigation, prosecution, and punishment for certain gang-related and other criminal offenses and to the consequences and costs of engaging in certain activities of a criminal street gang or certain other criminal activity; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 332 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the adjudication of certain gang-related delinquent conduct. House: Corrections
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Corrections
SB 364 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the punishment for certain offenses committed against a public servant by a member of a criminal street gang. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 366 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to authorizing consecutive sentencing for certain offenses committed by a member of a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 367 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain criminal offenses involving the use of a false or fictitious identity or identifying documents. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 369 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph | et. al.
Relating to information contained in an intelligence database used to investigate and prosecute offenses committed by criminal street gangs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 379 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the duties of the Texas Fusion Center, including an annual report by the center regarding criminal street gangs. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 418 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph | et. al.
Relating to the compilation, maintenance, and release of information in a criminal street gang intelligence database by law enforcement agencies and criminal justice agencies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 423 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph | et. al.
Relating to the conditions of community supervision that may be imposed on a defendant with regard to association with a member of a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 551 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to civil liability for criminal street gang activity that violates a court-ordered injunction. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 849 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the creation of the offense of directing the activities of a criminal street gang. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 937 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain criminal offenses involving a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
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 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 1785 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Merritt, Tommy
Relating to the regulation of driver's licenses and personal identification certificates by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, including enforcement measures against fictitious or fraudulently obtained licenses or certificates; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2367 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to an annual report by the Border Security Council regarding criminal street gangs and expanding gang prevention efforts. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 184 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to an exception to consent as a defense to assaultive conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 185 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to discipline in public schools, including gang-related activity in and around public schools; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 1658 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to information contained in a criminal street gang intelligence database. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 68 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to public nuisance actions involving criminal street gangs. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2086 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to abatement of certain nuisances; providing a penalty. House: Civil Practices Subcommittee members named
HB 71 79-3 (2006) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to gang-related activity in and around public schools; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 75 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to a suit to abate certain conduct of criminal street gangs and similar entities. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2538 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to activity of a criminal street gang that constitutes a public nuisance. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 348 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to a suit to abate certain conduct of criminal street gangs and similar entities. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3402 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to activity of a criminal street gang that constitutes a public nuisance. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 1709 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to activity of a criminal street gang that constitutes a public nuisance. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 861 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the offense of coercing, soliciting, or inducing a child to participate in the activities of a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1118 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the creation of the offense of coercing, soliciting, or inducing a child to participate in the activities of a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1712 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the compilation of information pertaining to a criminal combination and to the establishment of a statewide database of criminal street gang information. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1843 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to a suit to abate certain conduct of criminal street gangs and similar entities. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2882 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the distribution of certain proceeds from the sales tax to the criminal justice planning fund for gang prevention. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 8 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the compilation of criminal information pertaining to criminal street gangs and criminal combinations. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1576 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to notifying local law enforcement officials of the release of certain gang members from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1577 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to training for parole officers who supervise gang members released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1578 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the creation of a statewide law enforcement gang resource system. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1579 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation of the offense of soliciting membership in a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1580 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the creation of the Texas Violent Gang Task Force. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1728 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the offense of coercing, soliciting, or inducing a child to participate in the activities of a criminal street gang. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 429 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the use of proceeds derived from criminal asset forfeiture for gang suppression programs. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1083 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of an area with a history of and continuing problem with gang activity to be included in an enterprise zone. House: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
HB 1447 74-0 (1995) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to criminal street gangs; providing a criminal penalty. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1668 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the forfeiture of contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 294 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to certain offenses involving combinations or criminal street gangs. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 712 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the eligibility of an area with a history of and continuing problem with gang activity to be included in an enterprise zone. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 713 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the use of proceeds derived from criminal asset forfeiture for gang suppression programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 21 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the use of proceeds derived from criminal asset forfeiture for gang suppression programs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 23 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan | et. al.
Relating to communications between law enforcement authorities and school officials about certain crimes or gang activities; providing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 26 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of an area with a history of and continuing problem with gang activity to be included in an enterprise zone. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 57 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the definition of a criminal street gang for purposes of prosecution. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 58 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of compelling membership in a criminal street gang. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 180 73-0 (1993) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal street gang activity and the punishment and sentencing of persons convicted of offenses committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a criminal street gang. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 242 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to dedication of state lottery funds to programs for the prevention of juvenile violence, gang activity, and drug use. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 613 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the penalties for certain offenses involving controlled substances in drug-free school zones and certain offenses involving weapons in weapon-free school zones, to creation of the offenses of discharging a firearm at a habitation, building, or vehicle and discharging a firearm from a vehicle, to the definition of a criminal street gang for the purpose of prosecution, and to the records of the conviction or adjudication of a minor. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 697 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to civil actions to abate certain activities of combinations or criminal street gangs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 187 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the definition of a criminal street gang for purposes of prosecution. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 253 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to civil actions to abate certain activities of combinations or criminal street gangs. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 613 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal street gang activity and the punishment and sentencing of persons convicted of offenses committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a criminal street gang. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 840 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the compilation and use by law enforcement agencies of gang information systems. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
SB 1176 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the use of property and proceeds derived from criminal asset forfeiture for runaway and at-risk youth programs, dropout reduction programs, gang suppression programs, and substance abuse treatment programs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 549 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the punishment of persons convicted of certain offenses committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 778 72-0 (1991) Author: Martinez, Roman | et. al. Relating to the punishment for certain criminal offenses if the defendant committed the offense for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a criminal street gang. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
SB 372 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the punishment of persons convicted of certain offenses committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a criminal street gang. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 413 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal street gang activity and the punishment and sentencing of persons convicted of offenses committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a criminal street gang. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to special subcommittee
HR 291 72-1 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Encouraging state juvenile justice, criminal justice, education, and human services agencies to cooperate with entities of local government and private sector organizations to develop statewide policies that will help address the problem of gang membership and criminal gang activity. Reported enrolled
HB 1711 69-0 (1985) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the inclusion of gang rape in the definition of aggravated sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

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