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HB 8 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 14 86-0 (2019) Author: Stucky, Lynn | et. al. Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain full-time peace officers in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 27 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault or aggravated assault of a federal law enforcement officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 63 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 131 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to extreme risk protective orders and the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 147 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 152 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 159 86-0 (2019) 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 Referred to County Affairs
HB 182 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 215 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by certain peace officers and that result in serious bodily injury or death. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 238 86-0 (2019) 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: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 257 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a policy requiring certain public primary and secondary schools to provide local law enforcement agencies certain information regarding certain individuals authorized to carry a handgun on a campus. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 264 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a report by the Department of Public Safety of certain information on border crime and other criminal activity related to border security. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 265 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the collection and reporting of information from motor vehicle stops made by law enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 282 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to the training of peace officers on cases involving child abuse and neglect, family violence, and sexual assault. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 292 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to inclusion of instruction on the trafficking of persons in the basic training curriculum for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 316 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 338 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 35 as the Trooper Tom Nipper Memorial Highway. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 352 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to warrants issued to obtain cell site information through the use of a cell site simulator device and to public access to certain information relating to investigatory equipment; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 359 86-0 (2019) 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: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 364 86-0 (2019) Author: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al. Relating to required alcohol monitoring and ignition interlock devices ordered by a court and a central database of those orders; creating a criminal offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 381 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 404 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 445 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to exceptions from the requirement for a person under the direction or control of a local entity or campus police department to assist or cooperate with federal immigration officers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 482 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 507 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 520 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to spoliation of evidence held for use in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 534 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the eligibility of emergency service dispatchers to participate in a public safety employees treatment court program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 546 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a study and report by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement on certain training and education requirements for law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 560 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to access to a residence or former residence to retrieve personal property by persons who are parties to certain suits and decrees. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Reported favorably as substituted
HB 561 86-0 (2019) 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 616 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to reimbursement for a certain portion of a forensic medical examination of a sexual assault survivor and for the evidence collection kit required for the examination. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 617 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the response by certain public and private institutions of higher education to reports of sexual assault at those institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 647 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the disciplinary actions that may be taken against police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 652 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to an exception from requirements to assist or cooperate with federal immigration officers for matters regarding activities that occur at a domestic violence shelter. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 655 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 693 86-0 (2019) Author: Harris, Cody
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the designation of the portion of U.S. Highway 84 in Freestone County as the Trooper Damon Allen Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 745 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the duties and powers of peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 751 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al. Relating to establishment of the office of first responder support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas; requiring occupational certification. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 785 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the execution of a warrant issued for certain individuals who violate a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 796 86-0 (2019) 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 804 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 818 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 830 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 833 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for missing military members. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 842 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. 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 872 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Peter | et. al.
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and other public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 876 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 887 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the use of force to make an arrest or search and law enforcement policies regarding de-escalation and proportionate response. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 917 86-0 (2019) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Flores, Peter | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities and counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 943 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 971 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to proficiency certification of law enforcement officers with military service. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1001 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to prohibited retaliation against state or local public employees for reporting certain violations of law. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1020 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to requiring certain law enforcement agencies to implement a policy regarding cite and release for certain criminal offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1023 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault committed against a public servant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1042 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to requiring law enforcement agencies to establish a campus active shooter response plan. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1099 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1106 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1115 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during a person's arrest and placement information provided to the person. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1207 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to reporting the loss or theft of a firearm; creating a criminal offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1217 86-0 (2019) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the inquiry of immigration status of a person under a lawful detention by certain persons under the direction or control of a local governmental entity or campus police department. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1223 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the creation and enforcement of a criminal offense relating to interference with child custody and to the prosecution of child custody offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1224 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to notice to the Department of Family and Protective Services that a foster child has been arrested. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1288 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the carrying and possession of a handgun by a public junior college school marshal. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1308 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1316 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the disclosure in a criminal case of certain criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1355 86-0 (2019) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan | et. al.
Relating to the issuance and execution of a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1378 86-0 (2019) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the authority of the Lubbock County Hospital District of Lubbock County, Texas, to employ and commission peace officers. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1387 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1432 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the billing for certain health care services provided to a sexual assault survivor. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1449 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of opioid antagonists. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1451 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil Relating to peace officers commissioned by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for disaster response. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1467 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to a mental health professional to school law enforcement official ratio for public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1471 86-0 (2019) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to a school security volunteer program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1530 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1546 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the authority of the Kickapoo Indian Tribe to commission peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Received from the House
HB 1552 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the firearms training for and weapons proficiency of and the carrying of a handgun or other firearm by county jailers and qualified retired law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1605 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the designation of the Kollyn Barton Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1616 86-0 (2019) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to certain notice and license display requirements applicable to massage therapy. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1625 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Keith | et. al. Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of false report of criminal conduct committed by emergency responder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1660 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to peace officer training on recognizing and recording circumstances that indicate strangulation in certain cases. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1681 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to peer assistance programs for employees of local law enforcement agencies. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1713 86-0 (2019) Author: Ramos, Ana-Maria | et. al. Relating to requiring a person convicted of an offense involving family violence or a felony or a person who is the subject of a protective order to surrender firearms owned by the person. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1769 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for certain missing adults and to a study of the alert system. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1771 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1779 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 21 in Nacogdoches County as the Sergeant Tom Sitton Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1789 86-0 (2019) Author: Tinderholt, Tony
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to enter into an agreement to create a mutual aid law enforcement task force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1795 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain entities of state and federal immigration laws with respect to persons younger than 18 years of age. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1825 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to information a law enforcement agency is required to share with a school district about a person who may be a student. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2015 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to searches, seizures and raids by Special Weapons and Tactics teams. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2058 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide services to domestic victims of trafficking. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2090 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to deputy sheriff civil service appeals of certain sheriff's department actions. House: County Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2164 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to imposing a civil penalty for prohibiting or otherwise restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on certain premises open to the public. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2195 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an active shooter emergency policy for school districts and required active shooter training for school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2258 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie Relating to requiring installation of an ignition interlock device as a condition of release on bond for the offense of driving while intoxicated with a child passenger. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2266 86-0 (2019) 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 Left pending in committee
HB 2286 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to certain firearm accessories and prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws related to certain firearm accessories. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2328 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the training requirements for and the expiration of a school marshal license issued or renewed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2356 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the inclusion of overtime pay in the computation of benefits for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2405 86-0 (2019) Author: Bowers, Rhetta Relating to education and training for peace officers regarding trauma-informed techniques to facilitate interactions with homeless individuals. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2413 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan Relating to the emergency administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by peace officers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2421 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie Relating to the issuance of certain warrants and orders for searches performed on wireless communications devices and for the installation and use of certain tracking equipment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2465 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the retirement eligibility of certain peace officers who are members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2473 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2503 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of certain employees killed in the line of duty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2541 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to a study of no-knock entries conducted in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2584 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer performing official duties to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring an animal bite. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2607 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to checkpoints established by the Department of Public Safety at roadways entering this state from New Mexico or Oklahoma. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2612 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the establishment of a constable's department civil service system in certain counties; creating an offense. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2619 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain peace officers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2683 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the transfer or sale of a law enforcement dog to a peace officer, an honorably retired peace officer, or a survivor of a deceased peace officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2701 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to county jailer training and continuing education requirements regarding interacting with pregnant women confined in jail. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2754 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2801 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to airport police forces and security vehicles, including the authority to commission peace officers and the rights, privileges, and duties of those officers. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2816 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to compensation and leave for certain employees of the fraud unit of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2837 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the operation of and equipment for vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2842 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil Relating to the disposition of a firearm seized from certain persons with mental illness. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2945 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to payment card skimmers on motor fuel dispensers and to creating a payment fraud fusion center; imposing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2953 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to a grant program to provide salary increases to full-time peace officers employed by certain local governments with limited tax bases. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3057 86-0 (2019) Author: Harris, Cody Relating to the appointment, powers, duties, rights, and privileges of special Texas constables. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3063 86-0 (2019) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the transfer of a retired law enforcement animal. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3106 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to a requirement that law enforcement agencies enter into a certain database information related to investigations of sexual assault or other sex offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3129 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the exemption of authorized emergency vehicles from vehicle safety inspections. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3154 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking and child pornography unit within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3290 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the adoption of special threat response policies by school districts and special threat response policies and protocols by law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction in school districts and of standard terminology for special threat response by the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3343 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor certain Purple Heart recipients; imposing a fee. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3407 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to an alert for a missing person with a guardian. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3409 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to requirements for training regarding trauma for judges, prosecuting attorneys, correctional officers, and law enforcement officers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3416 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to hiring and licensing certain persons as peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3430 86-0 (2019) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the transfer of a retired county law enforcement dog. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3453 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to subpoenas, orders, and warrants for the disclosure of location information, electronic customer communications records, and electronic customer data and for the use of pen registers, ESN readers, cell site simulators, and mobile tracking devices; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3470 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the duties of school district peace officers, school resource officers, and security personnel. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3502 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to the disposal of exhibits used in criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3507 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James Relating to requiring a national instant criminal background check in connection with firearm loans at a sport shooting range; creating a criminal offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3527 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to inclusion of instruction on the trafficking of persons in the basic training curriculum for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3534 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh 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: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3540 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to release in lieu of arrest certain persons with an intellectual or developmental disability. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3635 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, John | et. al.
Sponsor: 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. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3681 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3706 86-0 (2019) Author: Dean, Jay
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to a license to carry a handgun for active and retired railroad peace officers and for special rangers of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3726 86-0 (2019) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to the use of the law enforcement officer standards and education fund for continuing education expenses of law enforcement personnel at private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3736 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to providing a person taken into custody for emergency detention with information concerning the person's rights. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3742 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the requirements for and compilation of certain emergency mental health detention records. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3757 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to a law enforcement policy regarding body worn cameras. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3792 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to clerks of justice courts and deputy constables. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3800 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to required reporting of human trafficking cases by certain law enforcement entities and by prosecutors. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3811 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the enforcement by certain local governmental entities and campus police departments of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3858 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to an employment termination report submitted by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3863 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain federal officers or agents. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3914 86-0 (2019) Author: Sherman, Sr., Carl Relating to warrants and orders issued for the use of tracking equipment and access to electronic communications to further a criminal investigation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3935 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the certification of constables and deputy constables to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3946 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to immunity from liability of public and private schools and security personnel employed by those schools for certain actions of security personnel. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3983 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to service retirement benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to commissioned peace officers employed by the attorney general. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4064 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities and counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4084 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the operation of unmanned aircraft over certain facilities; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4098 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle Relating to reports of sexual assault made to public or private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 4133 86-0 (2019) Author: Bowers, Rhetta Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4147 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to required mental health awareness training for first responders. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4157 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the definition of a designated law enforcement office or agency for purposes of certain laws governing the installation and use of tracking equipment and access to certain communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4187 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the reporting of certain felony offenses to prosecuting attorneys and to allegations regarding a peace officer's retaliatory action taken because of that report. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4229 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the inclusion of certain overtime pay in the computation of benefits for certain law enforcement officers in the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 4236 86-0 (2019) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to permitting the viewing of certain body worn camera recordings. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4308 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to conditions of employment for an employee of certain sheriff's or constable's departments. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4323 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of identifying information of certain child victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4339 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of certain counties to use an alternate work period for county peace officers. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4349 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the duties of a constable and deputy constable; authorizing certification. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4367 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4381 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the requirements for an honorably retired peace officer to obtain a license to carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4448 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the use of unmanned aircraft. House: State Affairs Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 4457 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to the minimum number of county jailers necessary to staff a county jail. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4461 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4483 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to peace officer education and training on individuals with disabilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4522 86-0 (2019) Author: Raney, John 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 Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 4571 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to criminal justice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4610 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the emergency detention of certain persons with a mental illness or cognitive disability. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 4751 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HCR 161 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia Encouraging the implementation of evidence-based police training for police officers and staff in leadership and supervisory roles in all police departments across the state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HJR 22 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 74 86-0 (2019) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of an animal used for county purposes to the animal's handler on the animal's retirement. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 96 86-0 (2019) Author: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 139 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 11 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to policies, procedures, and measures for school safety and mental health promotion in public schools and the creation of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 16 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Stucky, Lynn | et. al.
Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain full-time peace officers in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 59 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 78 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the use of automatic license plate readers by a law enforcement agency or municipal parking enforcement authority. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 129 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 156 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | 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. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 157 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to extreme risk protective orders and the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 166 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the inquiry of immigration status of a person under a lawful detention by certain persons under the direction or control of a local governmental entity or campus police department. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 167 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the enforcement by certain local governmental entities and campus police departments of state and federal laws governing immigration. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 168 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the removal from office of a public officer of a political subdivision for policies or actions regarding immigration enforcement. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 228 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 281 as the Corporal Roel Garcia Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 244 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 247 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 260 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to access to a residence or former residence to retrieve personal property by persons who are parties to certain suits and decrees. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 291 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking unit within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 306 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Israel, Celia
Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 319 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the authority of the Lubbock County Hospital District of Lubbock County, Texas, to employ and commission peace officers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 324 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the disposition of a firearm seized from certain persons with mental illness. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 332 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to preventing racial profiling and to video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops; creating an offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 334 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during the arrest of a person. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 340 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of opioid antagonists. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 372 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the authority of an open-enrollment charter school to employ security personnel, commission peace officers, and have school resource officers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 433 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the disclosure restrictions on personnel files of police officers of municipalities that have adopted certain civil service laws. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 558 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of a central database containing information about defendants required to have an ignition interlock device installed on a motor vehicle and submission of information to and access to information in that database. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 575 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Burrows, Dustin
Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 84 in Lubbock County as the Trooper Jerry Don Davis Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 586 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Neave, Victoria
Relating to the training of peace officers for family violence and sexual assault assignments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 587 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the collection and reporting of information relating to the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 588 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 616 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
See remarks for effective date
SB 632 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the composition of the governing bodies and the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs, their representatives, and local law enforcement agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 636 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Calanni, Gina | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 672 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 684 86-0 (2019) Author: Flores, Peter Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring an animal bite. Withdrawn by the Author
SB 696 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to peace officer instruction on the trafficking of persons and compelling prostitution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 764 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer performing official duties to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring an animal bite. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 782 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to a law enforcement policy regarding a peace officer accessing a recording from the officer's body worn camera. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 802 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain notice and license display requirements applicable to massage therapy. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 859 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the authority of a health care practitioner to disclose to law enforcement agencies and prosecutors a suspected human trafficking victim's health information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 908 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to a license to carry a handgun for active and retired railroad peace officers and special cattle rangers; authorizing a fee. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 971 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Relating to peace officer training on recognizing and recording circumstances that indicate strangulation in certain cases. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 973 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to a limited viewing of certain body worn camera recordings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1165 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to an inquiry by a peace officer as to the nationality or immigration status of a person presumed to be a family violence victim or witness. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1172 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the locations in which a person may carry a firearm, the seizure of a firearm by law enforcement on arrest, and interactions between law enforcement and a handgun license holder; creating criminal offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1286 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1348 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to compensation and leave for certain employees of the fraud unit of the Texas Department of Insurance. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 1366 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to airport police forces and security vehicles, including the authority to commission peace officers and the rights, privileges, and duties of those officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1447 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons in certain intoxication offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1573 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1582 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Wray, John | et. al.
Relating to benefits for peace officers relating to certain diseases or illnesses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1670 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the confidentiality of certain information concerning a firefighter or peace officer applicant. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1688 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to access to certain litigation, law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1701 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the operation of unmanned aircraft over certain facilities; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1704 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a school district or open-enrollment charter school adopting a policy allowing a school employee to carry or possess a handgun on school property or at a school event. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1707 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to the duties of school district peace officers, school resource officers, and security personnel. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1745 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to complaints filed against certain law enforcement officers, peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, and fire fighters. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1749 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement of the reporting and use of information concerning the termination of a license holder's employment. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1754 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Bell, Keith | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of taking or attempting to take a weapon from certain officers, investigators, employees, or officials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1766 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring a person who is the subject of a family violence protective order to surrender firearms owned by the person. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1801 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1804 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al.
Relating to public health and safety; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1827 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Lambert, Stan
Relating to the possession and emergency administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by law enforcement agencies and peace officers. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1864 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to service retirement benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to commissioned peace officers employed by the attorney general. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1878 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to a mental health professional to school law enforcement official ratio for public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1945 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a court's authority to temporarily restrict the ability of a proposed patient for court-ordered mental health services to possess a firearm. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2010 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2024 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 35 as the Trooper Tom Nipper Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 2045 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to enter into an agreement to create a mutual aid law enforcement task force. Senate: Criminal Justice Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 2056 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the retirement eligibility of certain peace officers who are members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2057 86-0 (2019) 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 2088 86-0 (2019) Author: Flores, Peter Relating to health insurance benefits for survivors of certain law enforcement officers, fire fighters, and other public employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2093 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to subpoenas, orders, and warrants for the disclosure of location information, electronic customer communications records, and electronic customer data and for the use of pen registers, ESN readers, cell site simulators, and mobile tracking devices; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 2100 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of a retired law enforcement animal. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 2113 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2114 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
Relating to certain duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain information subject to disclosure to a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2127 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to a border operations training program for peace officers employed by local law enforcement agencies. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 2135 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to information a law enforcement agency is required to share with a school district about a person who may be a student. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2143 86-0 (2019) Author: Flores, Peter
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the authority of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to commission peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2158 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to tactical medical officers; requiring an occupational certificate; authorizing fees. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2213 86-0 (2019) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the operations of the Texas Crime Stoppers Council and crime stoppers organizations. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2230 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a central database containing information about violent offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2269 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2294 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to a minimum wage and monthly stipend for municipal and county peace officers; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2299 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2313 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of certain counties to use an alternate work period for county peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2328 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the confidentiality and disclosure of certain information relating to emergency management and governmental functions. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 2404 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the criminal offense of evading arrest or detention. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 32 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Tinderholt, Tony
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Filed with the Secretary of State
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: Peña, 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

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