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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 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration and the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning arrested persons and certain persons lawfully detained. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 71 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 81 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 106 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Received from the House
HB 110 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HB 124 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 134 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 149 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 158 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the recording and disclosure of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a peace officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 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 235 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a grant program for law enforcement agencies that comply with certain reporting requirements. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 245 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to certain reporting requirements for law enforcement agencies and to the creation of a criminal justice web portal by the office of the attorney general; providing a civil penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 278 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 297 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the designation of January 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 323 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the award of court costs, storage fees, and attorney's fees in a criminal asset forfeiture proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 324 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the recording and disclosure of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a governmental employee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 328 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to state and federal laws regarding immigrants or immigration, including the enforcement of those laws by certain governmental entities and the use of consular identity documents for certain purposes. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 355 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from residing on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 357 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of the children of certain first responders for free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 458 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the issuance of peace officer specialty license plates; eliminating a fee. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 461 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to service of a temporary ex parte order issued in response to an application for a protective order in circumstances involving family violence. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 473 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 483 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 510 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 514 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain personal protection officers to carry certain weapons. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 525 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to databases that contain information regarding certain violent offenses or filed protective orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 563 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported. House: Government Transparency & Operation Considered in Calendars
HB 570 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 574 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 590 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the liability of first responders who provide roadside assistance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 602 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the requirements for a driver education course. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 603 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the adoption of a physical fitness test by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 611 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 612 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 621 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to requirements for certain applicants to obtain an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 625 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the regular psychological examination of peace officers by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 631 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 673 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to certain reporting requirements for law enforcement agencies and to the creation of a criminal justice web portal by the office of the attorney general. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 683 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possession or use of law enforcement identification, insignia, or vehicles in a municipality and the clarification of the offenses of false identification as a peace officer and misrepresentation of property. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 754 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 762 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 763 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 812 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to standing in a roadway; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Placed on intent calendar
HB 814 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 825 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 854 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by certain peace officers and that result in serious bodily injury or death. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 873 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 889 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 909 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 912 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the licensing and regulation of providers of driver and traffic safety education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 920 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 921 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 960 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the appointment of school marshals by public schools and the ammunition approved for use by a school marshal serving a public school or a public junior college. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1094 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1109 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1157 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the hold period for the disposition of and payment for items of goods acquired by pawnbrokers. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1162 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 649 as the State Trooper David Lee Nevarez Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1163 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1171 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1189 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to certain prohibited acts by reserve law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1202 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a study on the effectiveness of Operation Secure Texas. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1203 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a requirement that certain state agencies report on border security operations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 1256 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the issuance of Blessed are the Peacemakers specialty license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1265 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to training of peace officers employed by the Department of Public Safety concerning the enforcement of federal immigration laws. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1308 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1313 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the establishment of school marshal grant programs by the criminal justice division of the governor's office and the adoption of a school marshals promotion program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1349 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to judicial and law enforcement authority in certain municipalities on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1364 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1372 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to information included in the curriculum of each driver education course and driving safety course. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1380 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the disclosure to a law enforcement agency of confidential information relating to a complaint filed with the Texas Ethics Commission; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1392 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the use of an electronic recovery and access to data prepaid card reader to seize forfeitable property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1411 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to sales and use taxes on e-cigarette vapor products to fund grants for local law enforcement mental health staff; imposing taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1424 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities or sports venues; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1503 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the reporting of attempted child abductions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1517 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1526 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the provision of certain state benefits to certain peace officers and certain active and retired employees of community supervision and corrections departments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1545 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the acceptance of certain high school courses to satisfy part of the training required to obtain a peace officer license. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1546 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the operations of the Department of Public Safety, Parks and Wildlife Department, and state military forces in the border region. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1570 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1574 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to documentation regarding an arrest of a person without a warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1642 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to reporting requirements for investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation against residents of certain health facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1668 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the waiver of governmental immunity of a county or sheriff's department for claims arising from a final decision of certain civil service commissions. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1688 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to the designation of a liaison to assist law enforcement personnel with workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1726 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1751 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to increasing the punishment for assault committed against a peace officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1757 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the impoundment of a motor vehicle operated without financial responsibility by a driver who does not have a driver's license; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1779 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to obtain and use criminal history record information for the purpose of performing certain departmental functions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned from the House for further action
HB 1780 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to requirements for membership in the reserve officer corps of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1811 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to hearings conducted by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1824 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the execution of a warrant issued for certain individuals who violate a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 1855 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1864 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to training regarding interactions with law enforcement during traffic stops. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1969 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the establishment of a municipal marshal reserve force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1972 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2009 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to an exemption for certain law enforcement and military personnel from the requirement to complete a hunter education program. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2030 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2042 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2044 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to matters concerning peace officers, including racial profiling, use of force, equipment, and disciplinary procedures. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2050 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the confidentiality of certain employment records submitted to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement or maintained by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Postponed
HB 2065 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to fines collected by a county or municipality from the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2066 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the requirements for certain applicants to obtain an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun; waiving fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2074 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to specialty license plates issued for peace officers wounded or killed in the line of duty and eliminating the fee for the issuance of those plates. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2119 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2137 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to an interstate compact on border security, immigration enforcement, and refugee resettlement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2189 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2191 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the eligibility of certain entities for grants awarded by the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2205 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to a report of child abuse or neglect made by an employee of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2226 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to complaints filed against certain law enforcement officers, peace officers, detention officers, and county jailers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2280 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and to the agency's enforcement of immigration detainers and of laws relating to immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2306 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of auction proceeds from the sale of certain abandoned motor vehicles to reimburse law enforcement agencies for compensation paid to certain property owners. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2318 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil Relating to requirements for certain applicants to obtain an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun; waiving certain fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2388 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 666 in Nueces County as the Kollyn Barton Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2392 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to funding commitments for approval of certain bridges over the Rio Grande. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2399 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil Relating to the submission by a law enforcement agency of an amended employment termination report. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2404 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to reports of sexual assault made to public or private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2430 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to requirements for the use of an insignia or design by guard companies under the Private Security Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2467 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a grant program to support the provision of critical incident stress debriefing to certain peace officers. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2505 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2522 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to a memorandum of understanding between this state and the United States Department of Homeland Security concerning the enforcement of federal immigration laws. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2524 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2619 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to grant programs to maintain peace officers' mental health and provide critical incident stress debriefing for certain officers. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2639 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to an alert for a missing senior citizen or person with Alzheimer's disease. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2702 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2704 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to a study on the use of portable testing equipment to identify synthetic drugs. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2712 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to a firearm buyback program administered by certain local law enforcement agencies. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2727 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to access to a residence or former residence to retrieve personal property, including access based on danger of family violence. House: Business & Industry Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2772 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to requirements for peace officers to obtain an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2809 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2812 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on security patrol vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
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HB 2892 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2908 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for a criminal offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of status as a peace officer or judge; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2913 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the transfer and transportation from one facility to another of an individual under an emergency mental health detention. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2965 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil Relating to the retirement eligibility of certain peace officers who are members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 2991 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of files related to complaints to and investigations by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3042 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3053 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the availability of certain dates of birth under the public information law. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3115 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the administration and enforcement of the Private Security Act. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3222 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the availability under the public information law of certain documents filed with a county clerk or a district clerk. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3223 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to liability for the sale or transfer of law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia; providing civil penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3234 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3239 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3242 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to eligibility for and the revocation of a license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3391 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain public safety employees who commit a criminal offense; imposing fees for participation and testing, counseling, and treatment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3431 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to training for peace officers on enforcing the Private Security Act. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3436 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of individuals who are suspected of harming law enforcement officers and individuals who are fugitives from correctional facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3454 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to increasing the punishment for certain offenses committed against a federal law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3514 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to restorative justice initiatives. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3522 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3547 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the requirement that the name of a state agency be printed on certain state motor vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3589 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to specialty license plates to honor certain Purple Heart recipients. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3619 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the creation of a countywide alert system for missing adults. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3622 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to abandoned vehicles held by vehicle storage facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3647 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument and Ceremony. House: House Administration
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3681 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the investigation of deaths involving peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3719 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 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 3908 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an eligible peace officer who resides in a qualified high crime area. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3942 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the protection of certain children through the operation of the child safety check alert list and training for law enforcement officers relating to the child safety check alert list. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3965 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the reporting of criminal offenses to prosecuting attorneys, to any failure by law enforcement agencies to properly consider those reports, and to allegations regarding a law enforcement officer's corruption or abuse of power. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4003 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to a central database containing information about defendants required to have an ignition interlock device installed on a vehicle and local law enforcement access to that database through a mobile data terminal. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 4005 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities and counties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4013 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
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 4091 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to reporting requirements for and the availability of information regarding certain uses of force, injuries, or deaths caused by peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
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 4121 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the use of rapid DNA technology to identify, document and record all persons arrested for a felony or a class A misdemeanor. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 4159 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals stopped on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4172 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to training for law enforcement officers and officials; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
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 4201 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to the publication, republication, or other dissemination of mug shots and certain other information regarding the involvement of an individual in the criminal justice system; increasing civil penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HJR 86 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 88 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 115 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a peace officer who resides in a high crime area. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 4 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement by campus police departments and certain local governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to related duties and liability of certain persons in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 12 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests and body armor. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 13 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 15 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 30 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to inclusion of instruction regarding interaction with peace officers in the required curriculum for certain public school students and in driver education courses and to civilian interaction training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 91 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the use of automatic license plate readers by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 168 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the operations of the Department of Public Safety, Parks and Wildlife Department, and state military forces in the border region. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 169 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 170 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a civil action to collect a civil penalty for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 202 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to inclusion of instruction regarding interaction with peace officers in the required curriculum for ninth grade public school students and to civilian interaction training for peace officers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 233 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to training regarding interactions with law enforcement during traffic stops. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 273 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to inclusion of instruction regarding police officers in the required curriculum for ninth grade public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 294 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a prohibition against the use of stun guns and Tasers against public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 297 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Relating to the compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Appropriations
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 344 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the authority of emergency medical services personnel of certain emergency medical services providers to transport a person for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 380 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 381 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 397 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs and their representatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 401 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the seizure of property by a peace officer. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 450 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 480 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the use of an electronic recovery and access to data prepaid card reader to seize forfeitable property. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 486 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 494 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of certain criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 514 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to an interstate compact on border security and refugee resettlement; authorizing fines and fees. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 523 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 630 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to documentation regarding an arrest of a person without a warrant. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 716 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 772 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Uresti, Tomas
Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer when performing official duties to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring the bite of an animal. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 778 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the appointment of school marshals by public schools and the ammunition approved for use by a school marshal serving a public school or a public junior college. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 783 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the disclosure restrictions on personnel files of police officers of municipalities that have adopted certain civil service laws. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 798 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
SB 838 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 840 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 901 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 920 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to access to a residence or former residence to retrieve personal property, including access based on danger of family violence. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 997 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1041 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from residing on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1096 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1138 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Krause, Matt | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1184 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1186 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to requirements for mental health assignment certification for municipal police departments and sheriff's departments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1192 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to an alert for a missing senior citizen or person with Alzheimer's disease. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1201 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the release of a body worn camera recording to the subject of that recording. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 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 1332 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the availability of certain dates of birth under the public information law. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1333 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the reporting of attempted child abductions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1366 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1478 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the designation of January 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1487 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to preventing racial profiling and video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1551 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1559 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to a fee exemption for guardianship proceedings of certain military servicemembers and certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other first responders. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1571 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1577 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1617 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the reporting requirements for certain injuries or deaths caused by peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1622 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for missing military members. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 1641 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1671 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the waiver of governmental immunity of a county or sheriff's department for claims arising from a final decision of certain civil service commissions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1685 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to specialty license plates or stickers for motor vehicles of persons with intellectual disabilities. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1714 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the expenditure of proceeds and property from and the state's burden of proof in asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1733 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to recognition of certain identification documents by governmental officials. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1741 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to attorneys in certain counties who are qualified for appointment to represent a defendant with a mental illness. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1788 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the execution of a warrant issued for certain individuals who violate a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1793 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to complaints filed against certain law enforcement officers, peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, and fire fighters. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1805 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the multiuse training and operations center facility. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1808 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of service as a peace officer and to an education campaign regarding the importance of peace officers in the community. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1825 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of automatic license plate readers by a law enforcement agency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1849 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, to the confinement, conviction, or release of those individuals, and to grants supporting populations that are more likely to interact frequently with law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
SB 1859 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking unit within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2094 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to establishment of the immigration authority delegation training grant program for local law enforcement agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SJR 1 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 53 85-1 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 150 85-1 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 156 85-1 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 179 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 183 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 211 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by certain peace officers and that result in serious bodily injury or death. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 314 85-1 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an eligible peace officer who resides in a qualified high crime area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 317 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 378 85-1 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses relating to the capturing of images by unmanned aircraft and disposition of those images. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 30 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 44 85-1 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a peace officer who resides in a high crime area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 7 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. Senate: Business & Commerce Received from the Senate
SB 42 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
SB 94 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 108 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses. Filed
SB 109 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and to certain other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
SB 110 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
HB 11 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 12 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the border prosecution unit. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 62 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 72 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 95 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 120 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Division of Emergency Management for certain division personnel. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 154 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 159 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 229 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the disposition of certain surplus motor vehicles and other law enforcement equipment by the Texas Facilities Commission. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 261 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 366 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the sealing of applications and orders for the installation and use of mobile tracking devices in certain law enforcement investigations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 422 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
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 472 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 473 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
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 480 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to retaining a reserve investigator by a prosecuting attorney. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 503 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 508 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to an exemption for certain law enforcement and military personnel from the requirement to complete a hunter education program; authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 530 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 533 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the impoundment of a motor vehicle operated without financial responsibility and involved in an accident or traffic violation; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 541 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 563 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of official oppression. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 579 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to animal encounter training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 592 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 593 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 715 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the disposition of certain surplus property by the Department of Public Safety to certain local governments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 834 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 865 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the recording of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a peace officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 872 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the reactivation of a peace officer license; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 917 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to school marshals for private schools, notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a public or private school is appointed school marshal, and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1024 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1025 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the approval of law enforcement training materials by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1035 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to criminal offenses involving the filming, recording, photographing, documenting, or observing of a peace officer. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1036 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to reporting requirements for certain injuries or deaths caused by peace officers and for certain injuries or deaths of peace officers. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1037 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1061 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1094 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1115 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the appearance of certain misdemeanor defendants before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1137 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1147 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1173 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to school marshals for public junior colleges, notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a public junior college is appointed school marshal, and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1179 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the duties of certain law enforcement officials under procedures regulating the making or transfer of firearms. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1190 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the compensation of property owners whose property is damaged as a result of a pursuit involving a federal law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1270 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the authority of the Department of Agriculture to employ and commission peace officers as investigators. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1278 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1285 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain personal protection officers to carry certain weapons. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1310 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1338 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to training for peace officers and first responders on certain persons affected by trauma. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1369 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a special prosecution division in the office of the attorney general to investigate and prosecute peace officer misconduct. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1376 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to community supervision and corrections department officers and juvenile probation officers; reducing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1381 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1417 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to peace officer identification cards. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1450 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Border Security Division. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1481 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to prohibiting the operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1572 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to safety and security policies and procedures in the Capitol Complex. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HB 1631 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities and counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1648 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1660 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to certain protective orders and magistrate's orders for emergency protection. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1690 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1703 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the disposition and identification of certain goods acquired by recycling entities and pawnbrokers; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1761 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the oversight of state border security activities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1778 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the verification of the immigration status of an arrested person. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1793 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to reports of certain missing children and to the administration of missing or exploited children prevention grants. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1821 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1840 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses committed that cause serious bodily injury or death by peace officers. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1887 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the establishment of a regional center for public safety excellence in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1893 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the authority of an open-enrollment charter school to commission peace officers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1994 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to entrance examinations for applicants for beginning positions in a municipal police department. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2030 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the oversight of state border security activities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2037 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to compensation and leave for certain peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2053 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the protection of certain children who may be subject to child abuse or neglect through the operation of the child safety check alert list and training for law enforcement officers relating to the child safety check alert list. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2060 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the application of public information laws to campus police departments at private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2116 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the expenditure of proceeds or property received from criminal asset forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2135 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the purchasing of a firearm of an honorably retired or deceased peace officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2167 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2197 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to fingerprinting requirements for occupational licenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2272 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to surety bond requirements for reserve deputy sheriffs. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2277 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the disposition of certain surplus property by the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2279 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to child and adolescent interaction education and training for certain peace and reserve law enforcement officers. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2298 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to prohibiting certain public places from excluding peace officers or special investigators from carrying weapons on the premises. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2312 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 37 as the Trooper Terry Wayne Miller Memorial Highway. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2320 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to requirements for a peace officer stopping a motor vehicle for a suspected violation of a traffic law. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2346 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to commissioned law enforcement officers of a Federal Reserve bank. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2357 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the investigation of deaths involving peace officers. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2372 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to training requirements for juvenile correctional officers employed by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2374 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 2379 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the liability of first responders who provide roadside assistance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2583 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county sheriff. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2596 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the date by which certain protective order information must be entered by a local law enforcement agency into the statewide law enforcement information system. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2604 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to a concealed handgun license application that is submitted by a peace officer or a member of the state military forces. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2614 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2623 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to forfeiture actions by the federal government and to the transfer of seized property between certain state and federal entities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2651 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to law enforcement agency investigations of certain reports of child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2680 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to allocation of money from the law enforcement officer standards and education fund. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2684 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of a model training curriculum and to the required training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2738 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2744 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the use of automatic license plate readers by a law enforcement agency or municipal parking enforcement authority. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2867 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to the use of automatic license plate readers by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2918 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties; increasing a penalty. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select No action taken in committee
HB 3021 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the establishment of a tactical training center in Hidalgo County by the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3037 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the border prosecution unit. Filed
HB 3042 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to access to and review of a person's employment records held by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3053 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to complaints against a law enforcement officer or fire fighter. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3128 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to service of a temporary ex parte order issued in response to an application for a protective order in circumstances involving family violence. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3131 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to abandoned vehicles held by vehicle storage facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3149 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Homeland Security. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3165 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to warrants issued to obtain cell site information through the use of a cell site simulator device; public access to certain information relating to investigatory equipment; creating criminal offenses. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 3171 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3211 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to training requirements for peace officers appointed to supervisory positions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3212 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to peace officer identification cards. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3401 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3415 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the award of court costs, storage fees, and attorney's fees in a criminal asset forfeiture proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3423 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the disputed payment by a credit card or debit card of a vehicle registration fee. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3424 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study and report on the establishment of a central database containing information about certain individuals under guardianship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3524 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3553 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3596 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to public school safety and security policies, procedures, and practices. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3668 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation conducted by an arson investigating unit. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3731 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to certain notices and information about certain releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that are provided to or made accessible to criminal justice agencies. House: Corrections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3752 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an appeal by certain law enforcement agency employees under county civil service to an independent third-party hearing examiner. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3768 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3771 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a study on the effectiveness of Operation Strong Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3829 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3841 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain violent offenses against children or offenses involving family or dating violence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3889 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to adding certain substances to Penalty Group 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for purposes of criminal prosecutions involving those substances, increasing penalties for the manufacture of, delivery of, or possession with the intent to deliver certain controlled substances, and a pilot program for field testing for controlled substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3893 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the recording and disclosure of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a governmental employee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3901 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the repossession of an aircraft. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3909 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the execution of an arrest or search warrant. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3929 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the use of automatic license plate reader systems; creating a criminal offense. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3935 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to funding law enforcement training for veterans from state and federal funds or grants. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3994 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor and associated requirements; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 4031 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for missing adults and to a study of the alert system. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HJR 28 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 3335 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Commending local, state, and federal law enforcement officers for their swift and forceful response to the incident in Waco on May 17, 2015. Reported enrolled
SB 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 41 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 45 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 37 as the Trooper Terry Wayne Miller Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 139 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to use of money in the state highway fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 158 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 160 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to s/c on Border Security by Pres
SB 181 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 185 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 308 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the powers and duties of campus police departments at private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 355 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to control measures for an individual exposed to a communicable disease. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 386 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason
Relating to school marshals for public junior colleges, notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a public junior college is appointed school marshal, and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 411 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the recording of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a peace officer. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 436 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the amount of financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 476 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the duties of certain law enforcement officials under procedures regulating the making or transfer of firearms. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 566 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of proceeds received from criminal asset forfeiture. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 621 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to criminal offenses involving, and governmental liability for retaliatory prosecutions associated with, the filming, recording, photographing, documenting, or observing of a peace officer. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 625 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and Tasers against public school students. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 737 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to certain protective orders and magistrate's orders for emergency protection. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 831 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 877 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty. Filed
SB 889 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to jury instructions regarding eyewitness identification testimony in certain criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 942 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to warrants or orders issued to obtain certain information through installation or use of global positioning system wireless device trackers, international mobile subscriber identity locators, or other devices or equipment, and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1035 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the oversight of state border security activities. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1037 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to law enforcement training programs and policies on using appropriate nonlethal force and nonviolent restraint; changing the education requirements for licensure as a peace officer. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1133 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the repossession of an aircraft. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1214 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1252 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Record vote
SB 1286 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the use of automatic license plate readers by a law enforcement agency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1330 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to injury leave for certain peace officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1352 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a concealed handgun license application that is submitted by a peace officer or a member of the state military forces. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1354 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to state border security activities. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to s/c on Border Security by Pres
SB 1355 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to compensation and leave for certain peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Corrected comm. report printed & distributed
SB 1406 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the protection of certain children through the operation of the child safety check alert list. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1425 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1451 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Raney, John
Relating to the disputed payment by a credit card or debit card of a vehicle registration fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1529 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the creation and regulation of a law enforcement agency or police department. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1582 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the scheduling of controlled substances and the designation and emergency scheduling of certain substances as hazardous controlled substances; creating criminal offenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1637 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1653 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1684 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to authorizing certain first responders to carry a concealed handgun while on duty and to the prosecution of certain related criminal offenses; providing for a fee. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1823 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1838 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation conducted by an arson investigating unit. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Postponed
SB 1863 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1944 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the disposition of a firearm seized from certain persons with mental illness. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1959 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1968 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the organization of public employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 2005 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 12 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 70 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 157 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to detentions during motor vehicle stops for the purpose of determining the identity of persons operating the vehicles. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 160 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 183 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of official oppression. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 193 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 236 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the eligibility of certain peace officers for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the officers' residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 267 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 359 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the verification of the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 364 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 369 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 375 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 435 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the authority of a peace officer to take a blood specimen from the operator of a motor vehicle or watercraft to test for alcohol concentration or the presence of other intoxicating substances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 442 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the recognition of a portion of U.S. Highway 83 as a memorial to Trooper Eduardo Chavez. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 461 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 485 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the amount of the fees paid by certain peace officers, correctional officers, members of the state military forces, and veterans of the armed forces for a license to carry a concealed handgun and to the issuance of such a license to certain peace officers and members of the state military forces; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 501 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 530 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 583 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the impoundment of a motor vehicle operated without financial responsibility and involved in an accident or traffic violation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 708 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the appointment of a deputy constable. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 710 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the use by a peace officer of the officer's rank or status to advertise or promote certain private businesses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 720 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to enhancing the penalty for intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault in certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 721 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to the memorial designation of a highway by the Department of Public Safety. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 730 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the training for and use of electromagnetic pulse devices by peace officers and reserve law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 758 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve | et. al. Relating to certain legal advice or legal services rendered to certain public servants. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 793 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the smuggling of persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 912 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to images captured by unmanned aircraft and other images and recordings; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 917 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to education and training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 919 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to excepting certain vehicle location information from required disclosure under the public information law. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 928 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1009 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a new category of law enforcement officer who shall be designated a school marshal, the training and appointment of certain employees of a school district or open-enrollment charter school as school marshals, and the rights, restrictions, limitations, and responsibilities of school marshals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1016 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to legal representation for civil suits against peace officers employed by a school district. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
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 1109 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to peace officer interaction with persons with mental illness. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1147 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al. Relating to the collection of information regarding trafficking of persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1166 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the change of the name of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1199 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
HB 1200 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to access to certain facilities by search and rescue dogs and their handlers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1206 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding certain children who are reported to be missing. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1211 83-0 (2013) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the authority of the Midland County Hospital District of Midland County, Texas, to employ and commission peace officers. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1213 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the authority of a mental health professional or school counselor to disclose certain confidential information. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1238 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 287 in Sherman and Dallam Counties as the Trooper Bobby Steve Booth Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1258 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempting to evade arrest or detention through the use of a vehicle. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1420 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1421 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the disposition of certain seized weapons. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1430 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1497 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the disclosure of certain personal information from driver's license records maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1552 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to create a law enforcement technology fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1608 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to warrants or orders issued to obtain location information from wireless communications devices and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1632 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information of peace officers, county jailers, security officers, employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or a prosecutor's office, or judges and their spouses. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1677 83-0 (2013) Author: Frullo, John Relating to reports of missing children or attempted child abductions and to education and training for peace officers regarding missing or exploited children. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1690 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to measures to prevent or control the entry into or spread in this state of certain communicable diseases; providing a penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1697 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1713 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to reimbursing property owners in certain counties for damages caused by certain criminal activities; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1725 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the procedures to modify employment termination reports for law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1738 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the emergency detention by a peace officer of a person who may have mental illness, including information provided to the person subject to detention and a standard form of notification of detention to be provided to a facility by a peace officer. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1813 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a municipality to confiscate packaged fireworks; providing an affirmative defense for possessing fireworks in certain circumstances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1849 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1861 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to service of process on certain public officials. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1872 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to federal firearm reporting for a person who voluntarily identifies as a person with mental illness. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1931 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to compensation of property owners whose property is damaged as a result of a pursuit involving a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1961 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to due process for certain law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2130 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the offense of evading arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2167 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the removal of a state or local officer for refusing or directing others to refuse to enforce state or federal law. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HB 2187 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2253 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to compensation for commissioned peace officers employed by the attorney general. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2267 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
HB 2331 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the lease of certain real property in El Paso for the construction of facilities for the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2405 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to county reports regarding the implementation of cite and release provisions by local law enforcement agencies. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2509 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the business leave time account for a police officer employee organization in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2841 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2883 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the establishment of a regional center for public safety excellence in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 2888 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to establishing the juvenile first offender program. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2897 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to an integrated intelligence system to aid state and local law enforcement agencies in locating and arresting fugitives; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3001 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the duties of a school district peace officer. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3057 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the prosecution of certain misdemeanor offenses committed by children and to school district law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3062 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the failure to report a missing child or the death of a child; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3094 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the fines for and other enforcement of laws providing for the operation of oversize or overweight vehicles; creating an offense. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3160 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3191 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the Correctional Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3268 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain peace officers and firefighters. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3277 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al. Relating to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3354 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 3370 83-0 (2013) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the authority of certain retired peace officers and former reserve law enforcement officers to carry certain firearms. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3412 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the qualifications for certain positions with the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3420 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the carrying of firearms by certain off-duty employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in certain locations; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3432 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the salary reclassification of certain positions with the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Office of the Attorney General. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3491 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to education and training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3493 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Criminal Procedure Reform, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3559 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3630 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the exception of certain communications by law enforcement agencies and officers from disclosure under the public information law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 3655 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the establishment of a school safety certification program and the School Safety Task Force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3673 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the disposition of certain firearms seized by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3725 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the service of a subpoena for the attendance of a law enforcement agency employee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 3738 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3805 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the discharge of an officer or employee of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HCR 217 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 912. Signed by the Governor
HJR 81 83-0 (2013) Author: Craddick, Tom Proposing a constitutional amendment designating the sheriff as the chief law enforcement officer of the county. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HJR 103 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the requirement that certain counties continue to be divided into not fewer than four precincts used to elect justices of the peace and constables. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 3035 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 912. Reported enrolled
SB 52 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
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 148 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to certain legal advice or legal services rendered to certain public servants. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 188 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 284 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to police officers with the Office of Security and Law Enforcement of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 343 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the disposition of certain seized weapons. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 396 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 463 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 526 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 527 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the detention by local law enforcement agencies of certain persons subject to federal immigration detainers. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 543 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the authority of the Midland County Hospital District of Midland County, Texas, to employ and commission peace officers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 686 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason
Relating to the change of the name of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 742 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to reports of missing children, missing persons, or attempted child abductions and to education and training for peace officers regarding missing or exploited children. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 786 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to warrants issued to obtain location information from wireless communications devices and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 877 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to establishing the Citizens' Star of Texas Award. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 878 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Carter, Stefani
Relating to the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 897 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the offenses of interference with public duties, required obedience to the order or direction of a police officer, and assault, certain unsuccessful prosecutions therefor, and related civil liability of a governmental unit. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 946 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the right to terminate a lease and avoid liability by a victim of certain sexual offenses or stalking. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 965 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the correction of employment termination reports for law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 988 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the exception of certain communications by law enforcement agencies and officers from disclosure under the public information law. Senate: Open Government Referred to Open Government
SB 1010 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to access to certain facilities by search and rescue dogs and their handlers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1011 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the use of human remains in the training of search and rescue animals. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1016 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the provision of driver's license and personal identification certificate services by license deputies. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1114 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the prosecution of certain misdemeanor offenses committed by children and to school district law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1161 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the creation of a new category of law enforcement officer who shall be designated a school marshal, the training and appointment of certain employees of a school district or open-enrollment charter school as school marshals, and the rights, restrictions, limitations, and responsibilities of school marshals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1189 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the disposition of certain firearms seized by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1205 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1206 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1313 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the Correctional Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1343 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment of a regional center for public safety excellence in the Rio Grande Valley. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1358 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to animal encounter training for peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1393 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Relating to homeland security strategy. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1394 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Relating to the statewide critical infrastructure protection strategy. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1418 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety and certain local law enforcement agencies to establish a temporary checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1556 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the establishment of a school safety certification program and the School Safety Task Force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1562 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the applicability of the public information law to certain nongovernmental entities involved in law enforcement and corrections. Senate: Open Government Referred to Open Government
SB 1593 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a standard form of notification for the detention of a person with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1798 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SR 1084 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 912. Reported enrolled
HB 15 83-1 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. Filed
HB 84 83-1 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to persons who are public servants for purposes of the offense of official oppression. Filed
HB 19 83-2 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 33 83-2 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Record vote
HB 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 41 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the penalty for certain conduct constituting an offense for false report to peace officer or law enforcement employee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 46 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to compensatory time off for certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 48 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 54 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 76 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to certain purchases by a state agency performing a law enforcement function. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 78 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by certain state law enforcement agencies for peace officer training functions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 87 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 96 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 100 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a central database containing information about certain offenders who have committed offenses involving family or dating violence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 113 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 183 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the duty of a law enforcement agency to request information regarding the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 195 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to disciplinary action taken against public school students on the basis of serious and persistent misbehavior. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 215 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
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 242 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the enforcement of public safety, including the privileges and duties of certain types of law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 247 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 296 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the enforcement of immigration laws, to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of certain criminal offenses concerning illegal immigration, and to certain employment and labor practices and requirements regarding immigration and immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 311 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of persons arrested on other grounds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 320 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping certain K-9 law enforcement vehicles with heat alarm systems. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 348 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to education and training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers employed by a school district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 439 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and certain local law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 440 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the authority of a peace officer to take a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 480 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the continuing education requirements for certain peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
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 520 82-0 (2011) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to employment records for law enforcement officers, including procedures to correct employment termination reports; providing an administrative penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 530 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the definition of local law enforcement authority for purposes of the sex offender registration program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 599 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the release of certain criminal history record information subject to an order of nondisclosure. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 603 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 621 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the regulation of law enforcement officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 633 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to certain nonrefundable application fees established by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 647 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the public safety director's appointment of reserve law enforcement officers for the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Corrected comm. rept. sent to Local & Consent
HB 668 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to procedures regarding the removal and storage of vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 697 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the status of certain training programs for peace officers, reserve law enforcement officers, county jailers, and recruits. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 730 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the suspension or removal of certain deputy sheriffs. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 749 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to county law enforcement officer civil service systems; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 787 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to abandoned, wrecked, dismantled, discarded, and inoperable aircraft and vessels. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 812 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 854 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 858 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the authority of the El Paso County Hospital District to employ and commission peace officers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 924 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1010 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1045 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to proficiency certificates issued by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1046 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information concerning current and former employees of certain divisions of the office of attorney general. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1075 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to an alert for a missing person with an intellectual disability. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1083 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the issuance of an identification card to certain honorably retired peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1161 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain federal officers and agents. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Returned to committee by Calendars Committee
HB 1209 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a probate fee exemption for estates of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and others killed in the line of duty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1254 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to consideration of the consolidation of school district employment of peace officers and security personnel in certain counties. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 1297 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration and to certain requirements concerning illegal criminal aliens in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1324 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1328 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the training for and use of electromagnetic pulse devices by peace officers and reserve law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1375 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1377 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the authority of peace officers to request fingerprints during motor vehicle stops. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1379 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the purchasing of a firearm from the county by an honorably retired law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1382 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the duty of a law enforcement agency to verify the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1402 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the applicability of the law on the consequences of a criminal conviction to law enforcement officer license holders and applicants. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1455 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the release or discharge by a law enforcement agency of certain illegal immigrants at the office of a United States senator or United States representative. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1457 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1470 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the Texas State Civilian Complaint Review Board to investigate certain allegations of peace officer misconduct. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1503 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the qualifications to serve as a special peace officer at a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1526 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the prevention of automobile burglary and theft. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1537 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the reporting of criminal offenses to prosecuting attorneys, to any failure by law enforcement agencies to properly consider those reports, and to allegations regarding a law enforcement officer's corruption or abuse of power. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1541 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the prevention of automobile burglary and theft. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1566 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1567 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1568 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities in certain populous counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1640 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of official oppression. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1765 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to an emergency public service messaging network. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1800 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, and the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1907 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to notification requirements concerning offenses committed by students and school district discretion over admission or placement of certain students. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1933 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HB 1948 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the sheriff's department civil service commission appointments in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2006 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the release of a photograph of a police officer and access to records maintained by internal investigative divisions in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2040 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to critical incident stress management and crisis response services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2099 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to an alert for a missing person with an intellectual disability. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2146 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the designation of certain municipal housing authority employees as peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2239 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the minimum number of county jailers necessary to staff a county jail. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2285 82-0 (2011) Author: Nash, Barbara Relating to reimbursement of costs incurred for the collection of certain blood specimens as a condition of community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2344 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to create a law enforcement technology fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2374 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the taking of children into custody by certain law enforcement officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2446 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the release of confidential physician-patient communications in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2528 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to restrictions on private investigators' and security officers' use of vehicles that mimic law enforcement vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2583 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a gang remediation task force. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2607 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed while performing official duties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2624 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to procedures applicable in circumstances involving family violence or other criminal conduct and military personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2641 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a civil action for deprivation of rights. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2656 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 2685 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the enforcement of state laws prohibiting the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2718 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the definition of peace officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2736 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the designation of certain code compliance division employees as peace officers. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2768 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe to commission peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2823 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2850 82-0 (2011) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2856 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to criminal asset forfeiture, the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture, and accountability for that disposition; providing civil penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2887 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the disposition of property seized by the Texas Department of Public Safety in connection with violations of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2896 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy Relating to duties of law enforcement involving damaged fences. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2950 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the limitation of liability of certain landowners. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2957 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to due process for certain law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3050 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the seizure of contraband by law enforcement agencies. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3100 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to employee contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3131 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to providing that certain travel vouchers submitted by peace officers assigned to a protective detail are confidential. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Returned to committee
HB 3219 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to intelligence data standards and protected personal information. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3227 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3242 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to procedures for the disposition of certain weapons seized by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3243 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to a merchant's duty to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation of fraudulent or unauthorized use of a credit or debit card or other access device. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 3276 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the right of sheriff's departments in certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3320 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to costs related to the towing and storage of a motor vehicle for certain law enforcement purposes. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3357 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3383 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to private DNA laboratories performing forensic analyses on samples or specimens related to the investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3422 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the use of auction proceeds from the sale of abandoned motor vehicles, watercraft, or outboard motors to compensate certain property owners. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3423 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to certain criminal offenses committed in relation to a federal special investigator; providing criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3485 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of human remains in the training of search and rescue animals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3486 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to municipal regulation of dogs used for search and rescue or law enforcement purposes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3487 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to regulations concerning certain service animals; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3494 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to voluntary deductions from the wages or salaries of deputy sheriffs for contributions to political committees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3526 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring certain victim information to be attached to certain arrest warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3550 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to imposing a law enforcement fee for certain offenses, violations, and disqualifications related to commercial motor vehicles and to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3583 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the authority of local law enforcement authorities to enforce certain laws regulating coin-operated machines; providing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3598 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the criminal registration procedure for a convicted arsonist. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3649 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to law enforcement and criminal justice. House: Appropriations Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3692 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to peace officer interaction with persons with mental illness and to a person's incompetency to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3748 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to creating the division of forensic services; abolishing the Texas Forensic Science Commission and transferring certain duties of the commission and the Department of Public Safety to the division of forensic services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3788 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the authority of a county civil service commission to administer oaths and issue subpoenas; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3815 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of the Ector County Hospital District to employ and commission peace officers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3823 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the regulation of certain telecommunicators; providing penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3851 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney for the 287th Judicial District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 128 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed while performing official duties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 11 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Co-author authorized
SB 121 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
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 124 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 126 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the lawful presence of certain persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 150 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and to updating certain references related to the grant of that authority to other federal law enforcement personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 158 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Relating to offenses involving the fraudulent or unlawful obtaining, delivering, dispensing, distributing, or diverting of a controlled substance; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 168 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 221 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 244 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the continuing education requirements for certain peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 259 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of persons arrested on other grounds. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 288 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. 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
SB 316 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to criminal asset forfeiture, the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture, and accountability for that disposition; providing civil penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 484 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the release of a photograph of a police officer and access to records maintained by internal investigative divisions in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 530 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Social Security Administration and to updating certain references related to the grant of that authority to other federal law enforcement personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 531 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and certain local law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 536 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of certain discipline management practices or behavior management techniques by peace officers employed or commissioned by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 542 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the regulation of law enforcement officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 543 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to a probate fee exemption for estates of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and others killed in the line of duty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 545 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to employment records for law enforcement officers, including procedures to correct employment termination reports; providing an administrative penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 600 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to a prohibition on law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 601 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the authority of the El Paso County Hospital District to employ and commission peace officers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 687 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 694 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 718 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to disciplinary action taken against public school students on the basis of serious misbehavior. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 774 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Co-author authorized
SB 843 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 885 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain inspector generals of municipalities as peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 947 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain criminal investigators of the United States and to other federal law enforcement personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 954 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 955 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 971 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to an emergency public service messaging network. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 994 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to imposing costs on conviction in certain drug cases to support law enforcement. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1011 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1065 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to critical incident stress management and crisis response services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1162 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to reporting regarding, the apprehension and transportation of, and records relating to certain persons who are or may be persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1191 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the criminal registration procedure for a convicted arsonist. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1210 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the issuance of identification cards to certain peace officers and honorably retired peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1268 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the right of sheriff's departments in certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1292 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to a peace officer that includes an alternative to the officer's residence address. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1378 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Otto, John | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe to commission peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1417 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the limitation of liability of certain landowners. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1529 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the date by which law enforcement agencies must report arrests to the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1554 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the designation of certain municipal housing authority employees as peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1572 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Relating to the operations and monitoring of fusion centers in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1583 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1600 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to the registration of peace officers as private security officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
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 1676 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1697 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to duties and restrictions regarding the special Texas Rangers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1795 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities in certain populous counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1801 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain peace officers and custodial officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1844 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to specifying the precinct in a notice to appear before a magistrate issued to a person arrested for a traffic violation. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1923 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to providing that certain travel vouchers submitted by peace officers assigned to a protective detail are confidential. Senate: Open Government, Select Left pending in committee
HB 9 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 10 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the duty of a law enforcement agency to request information regarding the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 11 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the duty of a local law enforcement agency to verify the immigration status of certain arrested persons by use of the federal Secure Communities program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 73 82-1 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the use of forfeited property proceeds by the district attorney for the 198th Judicial District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 74 82-1 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the use of forfeited property proceeds by the district attorney for the 198th Judicial District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 80 82-1 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to restrictions on certain private security companies' use of vehicles that mimic law enforcement vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 84 82-1 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. Filed
SB 9 82-1 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities and the administration of certain documentation of citizenship status and other lawful admittance by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 43 82-1 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Received from the Senate
HB 89 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 95 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the authority of certain private institutions of higher education to enter into mutual assistance agreements regarding the enforcement of state or local law. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 120 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to a peace officer or a special investigator that includes an alternative to the officer's residence address. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 121 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the fee for issuance of specialty license plates to certain wounded peace officers and to the families of certain peace officers killed in the line of duty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 169 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Public Safety and certain local law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 172 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the right of a parent of a public school student to immediate notice of certain disciplinary action taken against the student. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 175 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to continuing education and training for peace officers relating to the investigation and prevention of drive-by shootings. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 189 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the effect of a peace officer's determination of financial responsibility for a motor vehicle through use of the motor vehicle financial responsibility verification program. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 243 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping certain K-9 law enforcement vehicles with heat alarm systems. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 261 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 266 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to regulating the provision of benefits and services to, and the verification of the employment status of, immigrants and to enforcing laws relating to immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 404 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 453 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the use of auction proceeds from the sale of certain abandoned motor vehicles to compensate certain property owners. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 502 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk | et. al. Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 590 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the name of the Crime Stoppers Advisory Council. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 733 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the definition of a police vehicle for the purposes of certain traffic laws. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 779 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 780 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to eligibility requirements for a beginning police department position in certain municipalities under municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 805 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the definitions of police vehicle and authorized emergency vehicle for the purposes of certain traffic laws. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 819 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to commissioned law enforcement officers of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 823 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the authority of a peace officer to take a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 846 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the license or certificate renewal process for emergency medical services personnel and certain law enforcement officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 869 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the stopping, standing, or parking of certain vehicles on a highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 901 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to referral of public school students to law enforcement officials for violations of an independent school district student code of conduct. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 909 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 917 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 953 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the employment of school district peace officers and the enforcement of certain violations under a student code of conduct. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 960 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to providing municipalities and counties access to criminal history record information for sexually oriented business license applicants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1027 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the authority of a peace officer to stop, detain, or arrest a person for a violation of certain traffic offenses. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1028 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to authorizing certain municipalities and counties to enter into interlocal contracts for the provision of law enforcement services. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1054 81-0 (2009) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the enforcement of certain traffic laws; providing a penalty. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
No action taken in committee
HB 1074 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the use of bulletproof glass in certain vehicles purchased by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1303 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to continued health insurance coverage for eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1315 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to access to information regarding reports of child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1490 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to injury leave and related benefits for certain state peace officers injured in the course of performance of duty. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1491 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1610 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the waiver of state park entrance fees for active or retired peace officers. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1639 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to certain peace officers commissioned by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1659 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to creating an exception to the offense of unlawful installation of a tracking device. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1773 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information concerning current and former employees of certain divisions of the office of the attorney general. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1781 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the establishment of the Texas Forensic Science Academy as a program of the Texas Engineering Extension Service of The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1886 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to enforcement of a juvenile curfew ordinance. House: Urban Affairs Postponed
HB 1915 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2008 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to certain costs and fees in a Title IV-D case. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2068 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to an identification card for certain retired peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2076 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the impact of the presence of certain peace officers on the admissibility of certain statements made by children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2092 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to paid leave time for a peace officer to attend certain education and training programs. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2093 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to persons certified as peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2130 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the assistance of the Texas Rangers in the investigation of certain sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2160 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to due process for certain law enforcement officers. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2168 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the powers of a sheriff's department civil service commission in certain counties regarding an appeal of a disciplinary action. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2170 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the minimum number of county jailers necessary to staff a county jail. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2222 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2241 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain federal law enforcement officers and special agents who assist state and local law enforcement agencies in this state. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2269 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2286 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the regulation of the business of private security. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2287 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the regulation of investigations companies and the performance of investigative services. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2482 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the display of emergency lighting on the personal vehicle of a reserve peace officer. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2522 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the circumstances under which the Department of Public Safety may issue a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2523 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the purchasing of a firearm from the county by an honorably retired law enforcement officer. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2580 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the establishment of a peace officer employment opportunity Internet website by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2665 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of a county to adopt and impose standards and specifications for the design and installation of address number signs to identify properties located in unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2730 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Private Security Board; providing a penalty. House: Public Safety
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
HB 2754 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a central database containing information about certain offenders who have committed offenses involving family or dating violence. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2798 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to information provided by an entity authorized to commission, appoint, or employ law enforcement officers upon creation of a law enforcement agency or a police department. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2799 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the responsibilities of a person who qualifies for a peace officer license but has not yet been appointed as a peace officer. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2862 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the Texas Rangers' Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2870 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the requirement that certain state and local governmental entities designate a firearms proficiency officer and require weapons proficiency. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2913 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by certain institutions of higher education. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2937 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2991 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the exemption of certain honorably retired special rangers and special Texas Rangers from certain required law enforcement education and training programs regarding persons with mental impairments. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2999 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3023 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a temporary moratorium on the use of stun guns by law enforcement agencies and peace officers. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3116 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the creation of an alternate sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties; creating offenses. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3140 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to authorizing the transfer of certain abandoned or forfeited property to groundwater conservation districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3147 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to taking or attempting to take a weapon from a commissioned security officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3334 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the cost of replacing a law enforcement officer during training on enforcement of immigration laws. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3389 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3475 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the procedures for certain honorably retired peace officers to maintain a license to carry a concealed handgun. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 3525 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to telephone solicitations for certain law enforcement-related charitable organizations. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3563 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to reports on racial profiling in connection with motor vehicle stops; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3581 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the right of a foreign national to contact a foreign consular official. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3583 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3627 81-0 (2009) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to certain registration requirements imposed on certain sex offenders. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3732 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to readiness standards adopted by a law enforcement agency. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3748 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to continuing education requirements for law enforcement officers relating to interaction with persons with mental impairments. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3770 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the continuing education and intermediate proficiency certificate requirements of peace officers. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3786 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to privately funded memorials honoring certain peace officers killed in the line of duty. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3803 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy Relating to railroad peace officers appointed by the public safety director of the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3869 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the suspension or removal of certain deputy sheriffs. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3875 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to certain renewals of a qualified handgun instructor certification. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3883 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to certain warning signs required on certain premises. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3906 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the number of persons who may be appointed to the classification immediately below department head in a police department covered by municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4118 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the registration of sex offenders who claim no residence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
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 4253 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4454 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4485 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the identification of certain defendants as foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired and to their release on bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4522 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Transportation related to county traffic officers. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4523 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to certain requirements for sunscreening devices that are placed on or attached to a motor vehicle; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4524 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4604 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 293 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2730. Signed by the Governor
HR 2930 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 379. Reported enrolled
SB 94 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to restrictions on the use of a stun gun; providing certain criminal penalties and defenses to prosecution for persons who obtain a stun gun license. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 117 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 298 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and certain local law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 358 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent 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 376 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Transportation related to county traffic officers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
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 385 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 388 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the creation of a public corruption unit in the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 389 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the definition of a police vehicle for the purposes of certain traffic laws. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 390 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to confidentiality of certain information under the public information law and in local tax appraisal records regarding federal law enforcement officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 406 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 449 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the penalty group classification of certain controlled substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 489 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the establishment of a peace officer employment opportunity Internet website by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 552 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 589 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to certain requirements for sunscreening devices that are placed on or attached to a motor vehicle; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 650 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to certain peace officers commissioned by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 687 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to injury leave and related benefits for certain state peace officers injured in the course of performance of duty. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 699 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 765 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to eligibility requirements for a beginning police department position in certain municipalities under municipal civil service. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 872 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to continued health insurance coverage and financial assistance for eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 904 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the classification of and prescriptions issued for certain controlled substances. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 985 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the lodging expenses of certain state emergency services personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 998 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the seizure of the circuit board of a gambling device or equipment, altered gambling equipment, or gambling paraphernalia. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1017 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Private Security Board. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SB 1018 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1077 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to driver education and driver's licensing requirements for minors. House: Public Education
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1078 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the conduct constituting the offense of graffiti, the consequences of engaging in that conduct, and the authority of certain governmental entities to take certain actions designed to eradicate graffiti. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1120 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to reports on racial profiling in connection with motor vehicle stops; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1153 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the liability of a landowner for an act or omission of a firefighter or peace officer on the property of the landowner. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1165 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the use of certain vehicles for law enforcement purposes. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1174 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the disposition of the fines collected from persons issued citations for certain offenses by a school district peace officer. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1175 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1186 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the responsibilities of a person who qualifies for a peace officer license but has not yet been appointed as a peace officer. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1203 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1212 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1244 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the regulation of investigations companies and the performance of investigative services. House: Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1245 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the regulation of the business of private security. House: Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1281 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the fraudulent obtaining of a controlled substance from a practitioner; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1296 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the certification of a county jailer as a special officer for offenders with mental impairments. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1303 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the requirement that certain state and local governmental entities designate a firearms proficiency officer and require weapons proficiency. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1426 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the installation, operation, and maintenance of automatic license plate identification cameras on a highway; providing for the imposition of criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1474 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to compensation for certain emergency services personnel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1516 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda
Relating to certain costs and fees in a Title IV-D case. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1529 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to criminal asset forfeiture, the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture, and accountability for that disposition; providing civil penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1692 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information concerning current and former employees of certain divisions of the office of the attorney general. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1707 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1735 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to providing police and security services for certain post-secondary educational institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1741 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to emergency management. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 1744 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to conditions of employment for law enforcement officers and corrections officers employed by certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 1775 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the Texas Rangers' unsolved crimes investigation team. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1904 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to promoting safety in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1905 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of and information regarding property in the custody of a pawnbroker. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1957 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the electronic recording of custodial interrogations and certain statements and the admissibility of statements resulting from those interrogations. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1971 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the collection, maintenance, and transfer and other dissemination of criminal history record information and juvenile justice information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2028 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to privately funded memorials honoring certain peace officers killed in the line of duty. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2154 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the confidentiality of certain travel vouchers submitted by certain peace officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2183 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appointment of an interoperability coordinator in the division of emergency management in the office of the governor. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 2196 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the employment of peace officers by certain law enforcement agencies. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2309 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2325 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information pertaining to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 2372 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to property and evidence technicians. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2436 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2438 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph | et. al.
Relating to imposing a duty on a sheriff to report certain warrant or capias information to a national database. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 2584 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reporting of certain felons incarcerated in Texas jails to federal authorities. House: Corrections
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SCR 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2730. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
SR 1079 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 379. Reported enrolled
HB 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to homeland security issues, including border security issues and law enforcement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Returned from the House for further action
HB 76 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the collection and analysis of information relating to certain sexual offenses. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 96 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 165 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a public park. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 195 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the transfer of certain abandoned or forfeited property to county or municipal agencies or school districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 241 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping each K-9 law enforcement vehicle with a heat alarm system. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 242 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to certain warning signs required on certain premises. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 253 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety and certain local law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 258 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the confiscation of firearms and ammunition during a state of disaster or emergency. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 339 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to requiring DNA records of persons who are arrested under certain circumstances, who are indicted, or who waive indictment for certain felonies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 357 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the interception of or the collection of other information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 418 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to restricting the justified use of a Taser by a peace officer and certain other persons. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 420 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to fetal and infant mortality review and health warnings related to fetal and infant mortality; imposing a penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 434 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the appointment of certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as peace officers for certain purposes. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 442 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to taking or attempting to take a stun gun from a peace officer or certain other officers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 455 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information that pertains to certain officers and employees of a community supervision and corrections department. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 488 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to disciplinary action by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education against certain officers elected under the Texas Constitution. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 490 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to property in the custody of a pawnbroker; providing criminal penalties. House: Financial Institutions Withdrawn from schedule
HB 526 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the denial of vehicle registration for failure to pay parking tickets. House: Transportation Returned to committee
HB 627 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the ability of an honorably retired reserve peace officer to carry a weapon. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 700 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the authority of certain criminal investigators of the United States to enforce the laws of Texas. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 702 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the authority of a school district to establish a volunteer reserve police force. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 707 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the persons authorized to take a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 746 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of hindering apprehension or prosecution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 767 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 786 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to referral of public school students to law enforcement officials for violations of an independent school district student code of conduct. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 789 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the employment of school district peace officers and the enforcement of certain violations under a student code of conduct. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 846 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to the right of a parent of a public school student to prompt notice of certain disciplinary action taken against the student. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 855 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify. House: Law Enforcement Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 865 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to a silver alert for missing senior citizens. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 873 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to eligibility requirements for a beginning position in a police department in certain municipalities under municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 898 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the creation of the Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight Committee. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 905 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to verifying the immigration status of certain defendants confined in correctional facilities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 907 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the enforcement of federal immigration and customs laws by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 914 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the establishment of an office of inspector general at the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 924 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the arrest of a person without a warrant for the offense of criminal trespass. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 937 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the definition of certain authorized emergency vehicles and to an exemption from the payment of a toll for those vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 964 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to allowing certain students to carry a weapon while en route to and from a law enforcement class. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 969 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to certain information related to a peace officer included on the officer's driver's license. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1036 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to a silver alert for missing senior citizens. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1103 80-0 (2007) Author: Latham, Thomas Relating to the administration of polygraph examinations to certain officers and employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee

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