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HB 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 244 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 567 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 571 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 608 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 669 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 686 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to bail release decisions in criminal cases and the payment of certain costs by a defendant released on bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 774 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 813 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1575 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al. Relating to venue for the disposition of stolen property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1904 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to the powers and compensation of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1914 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the issuance of a citation for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2458 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the authority of a magistrate to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3001 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3011 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant and to funding for judicial continuing legal education. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3738 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3881 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the issuance of a writ of attachment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4130 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the creation of magistrates in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4180 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation, operations, functions, and regulatory authority of certain governmental entities and officials; changes in certain judicial procedures; imposing civil penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
SB 265 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 271 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 291 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the issuance of a writ of attachment for certain witnesses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 631 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Wilson, Terry M.
Relating to venue for the disposition of stolen property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 823 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the powers and compensation of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1326 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1338 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to bail and to judicial education regarding bail practices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1725 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 326 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to information provided by electronic means in support of the issuance of a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 559 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1076 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of a magistrate to prohibit certain communications in an order for emergency protection; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
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 1166 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to sworn statements and other documentation provided to support the issuance of a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
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 2180 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Galveston County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2525 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2657 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to jurisdiction and court administration of the El Paso Criminal Law Magistrate Court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2768 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government and the composition of certain juvenile boards. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3338 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the appointment of counsel for indigent defendants arrested for, charged with, or taking appeal from a conviction of an assault punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3728 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the administration of veterans court program proceedings before a magistrate. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 112 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the authority of a magistrate to prohibit certain communications in an order for emergency protection; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 268 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 715 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to sworn statements and other documentation provided to support the issuance of a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 867 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Galveston County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 873 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1139 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government, the composition of certain juvenile boards, and the increase of certain filing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1517 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1961 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts in Hidalgo County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 76 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 570 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to issuance of a magistrate's order for emergency protection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 823 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1275 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to certain fees associated with the installation and monitoring of an ethyl alcohol testing device as a condition of bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1438 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the duration of a magistrate's order for emergency protection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2419 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to a pilot program authorizing an administrative district judge to appoint special magistrates to assist in hearing ad valorem tax protests. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3863 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the creation of magistrates in Guadalupe County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 361 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 687 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to certain fees associated with the installation and monitoring of an ethyl alcohol testing device as a condition of bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 876 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond in a criminal case. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1317 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to persons authorized to perform a marriage ceremony. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1522 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the procedures applicable to the revocation of a person's release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 734 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the jurisdiction of constitutional county courts over truancy cases and the appointment of magistrates to hear truancy cases in certain counties. House: Public Education
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 976 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the issuance of a warrant or summons by a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 994 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to proceedings that may be referred to and the powers of a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1029 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the conditions of release on bond for certain defendants charged with the offense of burglary. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1252 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the powers and duties of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1507 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1686 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1829 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an application for emergency detention and to the transfer to a mental hospital of a person admitted for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2132 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of magistrates in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2735 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2935 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the appointment of a court reporter by a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3034 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the authority of certain magistrates to issue certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
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 3443 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the judicial immunity and powers of certain magistrates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3844 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Burnet County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3856 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the proceedings that may be referred to and the powers of a criminal law magistrate in Travis County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 255 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the jurisdiction of constitutional county courts over truancy cases and the appointment of magistrates to hear truancy cases in certain counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 483 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the powers and duties of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 878 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to a defendant's release on a personal bond or bail bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 1131 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of magistrates in certain counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1242 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the judicial immunity and powers of certain magistrates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1358 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to electronically transmitting a warrant for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Public Health
SB 1530 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1844 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to specifying the precinct in a notice to appear before a magistrate issued to a person arrested for a traffic violation. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1850 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to appeals regarding cruelly treated animals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1893 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the appointment of a court reporter by criminal law magistrates, civil law associate judges, and juvenile law masters in Bexar County. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1894 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to proceedings that may be referred to and the powers of a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 430 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the authority of certain magistrates to issue certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 659 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the appointment of magistrates to hear truancy cases in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 796 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the disposition of property alleged to have been illegally acquired and to the use of the photographic evidence of that property in a criminal action. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1335 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1354 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from certain persons arrested for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1663 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1722 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the proceedings that may be referred to and the powers of a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1750 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Brazoria County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3407 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to at-large filing for a misdemeanor offense and the appearance of the accused person before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3581 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the right of a foreign national to contact a foreign consular official. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3886 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the release of an affidavit presented to a magistrate in support of the issuance of an arrest warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3907 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication to certain criminal defendants and to the release of those defendants from certain facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3976 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4750 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the appointment of magistrates in the White Settlement municipal courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 125 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of a foreign national to contact a foreign consular official. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 407 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the appointment of magistrates to hear truancy cases in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 743 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the time allowed for execution of a search warrant issued to obtain a specimen for DNA analysis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 840 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 922 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the powers and duties of certain magistrates. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1069 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of certain magistrates to issue certain search warrants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1393 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the conditions for release on bond of a defendant charged with certain intoxication offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1505 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen
Relating to the arrest and release on bail or other form of bond of certain criminal defendants with a mental illness or with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1607 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from certain persons arrested for certain intoxication offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1902 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the imposition of conditions on certain defendants charged with an offense involving family violence. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 377 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the appointment of magistrates in McLennan County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1346 80-0 (2007) Author: Latham, Thomas
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to continuing education for truancy magistrates in certain counties. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1907 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the issuance or violation of an order for emergency protection on the basis of the offense of sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1939 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the authority of certain peace officers to dispose of a case based on a Class B misdemeanor without taking the alleged offender before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2028 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the issuance of a written notice to appear for certain misdemeanor offenses punishable by fine only. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2109 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to additional criminal law magistrates in Bexar County and proceedings before those magistrates. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2391 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the appearance of certain misdemeanor offenders before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3059 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the appearance of certain misdemeanor offenders before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3131 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3402 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the appointment of magistrates in McLennan County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 3761 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to suspension or denial of a driver's license or permit for failure to comply with terms of appearance, a judgment, or a summons. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 4039 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the appointment of magistrates in McLennan County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 4107 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts in Nueces County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 584 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to the issuance or violation of an order for emergency protection on the basis of the offense of sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 777 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of certain judges in criminal cases to modify the amount or conditions of bail set by a justice of the peace or municipal court judge. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 867 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with mental illness or mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1297 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to additional criminal law magistrates in Bexar County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Senate refuses to concur-reported
SB 1596 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the continuing jurisdiction of a magistrate who sets bail in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2025 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the appointment of magistrates in McLennan County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2028 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts in Nueces County. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
HB 705 79-0 (2005) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the disposition of seized weapons. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1220 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the appointment of mental health masters. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1394 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the appointment of magistrates to serve the municipal court of record in Kennedale. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1895 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the authority of an associate judge appointed by a court with family law jurisdiction. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 2219 79-0 (2005) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the creation of magistrates in Nolan County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2292 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the appearance of certain misdemeanor offenders before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2293 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the disposition of seized weapons. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2977 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the establishment of criminal law hearing officers in Hidalgo County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3040 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to a magistrate's order for an emergency protective order for sexual assaults. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 3130 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain procedures for the handling of criminal cases in justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3481 79-0 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the appointment of magistrates in the district courts and statutory county courts in Montgomery County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3541 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the powers and duties of magistrates in Brazos County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 336 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the referral of criminal cases to certain magistrates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 552 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the creation of magistrates in Nolan County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 584 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the appointment in Blanco, Burnet, Llano, and San Saba Counties of associate judges in the district court and of criminal law magistrates in the drug courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to s/c by chair
SB 603 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to an education and training program on handling the arrest of a foreign national. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 1308 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of an accused to be informed of their rights in a language they can understand. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1597 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the appointment of county court magistrates in Bexar County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 34 79-1 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the appointment of a magistrate in the district courts in Henderson County. House: Judiciary Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 27 79-2 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the appointment of a magistrate in the district courts in Henderson County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 13 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in support of the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/03
HB 297 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the duration and effect of a magistrate's order for emergency protection. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 559 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the disposition of certain contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 935 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation of magistrates in Comal County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 984 78-0 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the issuance of warrants for the seizure of cruelly treated animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1031 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the release of a criminal defendant on partial bail and to the procedures governing a cash bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1663 78-0 (2003) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the disposition of seized weapons. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1835 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the issuance of citations to and the arrest of persons for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2087 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the jurisdiction of constitutional county courts over truancy cases and the appointment of magistrates to hear truancy cases in certain counties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 2118 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the appointment and duties of magistrates for certain courts of Brazos County. Filed
HB 2401 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack | et. al. Relating to the criminal law magistrates in Travis County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2748 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the magistrates in Brazos County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2795 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the release on bond of certain persons arrested without a warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 358 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the jurisdiction of constitutional county courts over truancy cases and the appointment of magistrates to hear truancy cases in certain counties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 379 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 629 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of magistrates in Comal County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 922 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the appointments and duties of Tarrant County criminal magistrates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1465 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the establishment of criminal law magistrates in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1528 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the disposition of cruelly treated animals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1597 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to policies by law enforcement agencies regarding the arrest of persons for certain offenses. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1794 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Stick, Jack
Relating to the criminal law magistrates in Travis County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1999 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of a magistrate in certain counties to issue a search warrant for certain property or items. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2184 77-0 (2001) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the disposition of certain weapons seized as evidence in a criminal case. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2534 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the appointment and duties of magistrates for certain courts of Brazos County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3000 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County to rule on an issue of law or fact. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1169 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the authority of a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County to rule on an issue of law or fact. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1434 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Brown, Fred
Relating to the appointment and duties of magistrates for certain courts of Brazos County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1767 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Tillery, Dale
Relating to the issuance of a protective custody order by a magistrate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1807 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the duties of a magistrate regarding the provision of bail for a person arrested for a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1321 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of a magistrate to impose certain reasonable conditions of bond and to revoke a bond for violation of one of those conditions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1562 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Elvira
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to matters that may be referred to a criminal law magistrate in Dallas County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2876 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the referral of cases to certain magistrates. House: Judicial Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3795 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to authorizing the appointment of magistrates to serve the municipal courts of record in Crowley. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3810 76-0 (1999) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 760 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to magistrates in Lubbock County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 952 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the referral of cases to certain magistrates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1181 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of a magistrate to impose certain reasonable conditions of bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1187 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to judicial and court personnel training. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3588 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 611 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Garcia, Domingo
Relating to criminal law magistrates in Dallas County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 82 74-0 (1995) Author: Munoz, Sergio | et. al. Relating to commissioning certain magistrates as peace officers. House: Public Safety No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2715 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the appointment of criminal law magistrates for the district courts of Travis County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 883 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: McCollough, Parker
Relating to taking a person who commits an offense before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 885 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to the admissibility of the statement of a child. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1314 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to criminal law magistrates for the district courts of Travis County; providing penalties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1046 71-0 (1989) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to criminal law magistrates in Lubbock County. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1938 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to use of mechanical or electronic recordings of proceedings before a master or magistrate. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 3075 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to magistrates for the district courts in Collin County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SB 38 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the inclusion of Tarrant County District Court magistrates in the listings of magistrates and of courts with criminal jurisdiction. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 577 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to criminal law magistrates in Lubbock County; providing for penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 996 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to authorizing certain federal judges and magistrates to carry weapons. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 249 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the manner in which a defendant is taken before a magistrate in order to be informed of his rights. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 292 70-0 (1987) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the issuance of a search warrant based on the sworn oral statement of a peace officer to a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 442 70-0 (1987) Author: Thompson, Garfield
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the appointment of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 771 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to criminal law magistrates in Dallas County accepting misdemeanor guilty pleas for the county criminal courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 663 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the appointment of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left as pending business in comm.
SB 743 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the conditions of a personal bond and to the manner of forfeiture of a personal bond for violation of a condition of a personal bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 109 70-2 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the confinement of persons who are arrested in a county but are taken before a magistrate in another county. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 262 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the appointment of criminal law magistrates to accept plea bargain agreements between the state and a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 397 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to criminal law magistrates for district courts. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2415 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to persons authorized to conduct marriage ceremonies. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HJR 30 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to magistrates for district courts. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 84 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the appointment, qualifications, compensation, powers and duties, and immunity of criminal law magistrates for district courts in certain criminal proceedings and to certain procedures in such courts; to the use by the courts of the results of the actions by the magistrates; and to an assessment of costs. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 307 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the appointment of magistrates for certain district courts in Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on the table subject to call
SJR 5 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to magistrates for district courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2248 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to appointment of magistrates for certain district courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 781 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the magistrates appointed by the judges of the district courts of Dallas County that give preference to criminal cases and by the judges of the criminal district courts of Dallas County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1132 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to appointment of magistrates for certain district courts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 707 67-0 (1981) Author: Florence, Buck
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 719 67-0 (1981) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the authority of certain public officers to carry handguns. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 737 67-0 (1981) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to magistrates for criminal proceedings in certain district courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 879 67-0 (1981) Author: Blanton, Bill
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken
HB 1441 67-0 (1981) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the mandatory issuance of a written notice to appear in court for a traffic violation. House: Transportation Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 437 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the appointment, qualifications, compensation, powers, and duties of magistrates for district courts of Dallas County in certain criminal proceedings and to certain procedures in such courts; the use by the courts of the results of actions by the magistrates; and assessment of costs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 649 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the authorization of United States magistrates to conduct marriage ceremonies. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 1520 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to search warrants issued to search for and seize news media work product. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1943 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to posting driver's license as bond after arrest for traffic violation. House: Transportation Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 529 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Harrison, Jr., W.O. "Bill"
Relating to the duties of a peace officer or magistrate to prevent injury to persons and property and to the definition of "assault" and "aggravated assault". House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 665 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Danny Relating to arrests for traffic offenses. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 905 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W.
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the return of stolen property to the rightful owner when no criminal trial is pending. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1554 65-0 (1977) Author: Cain, David Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 309 65-0 (1977) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Bryant, John W.
Relating to return of stolen property under to the rightful owner or the person who has the superior right to possession when no criminal trial is pending. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Calendars
SB 1133 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 595 64-0 (1975) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Providing that an accused in a felony case shall have an examining trial before arraignment; relating to the grounds for a motion to set aside an indictment or information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 832 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Tabled
HB 2225 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to permitting any magistrate to grant an order of protective custody for a proposed mental patient in counties with a population in excess of 1,200,000. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 117 63-0 (1973) Author: McDonald, Sr., T.H. Authorizing warrants of certain magistrates to extend to every part of the state; amendign Articles 15.06, 15.07, and 15.08, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 315 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Authorizing warrants of certain magistrates to extend to every part of the state. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
HB 92 62-0 (1971) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to determining if a person arrested for a felony is under indictment for another felony offense and was out on bail at the time of the arrest for the subsequent offense.
HB 938 62-0 (1971) Author: Williamson, Billy H. | et. al. Relating to the seizure of obscene materials; providing penalties.
HJR 5 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Article l of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing for the denial of bail by a magistrate to any person accused of a felony and found by the court to be free on bail for a felony when charged with a second felony, and denial of bail to any person charged with a capital offense; providing a limit to that person's incarceration without trial; granting the right of appeal.
HB 358 60-0 (1967) Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al. Relating to confessions and the duties of magistrates.
HB 237 57-0 (1961) Author: Barlow, James E. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure requiring that the magistrate issuing a search warrant endorse thereon the date and hour of issuance.

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