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HB 1810 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the creation of the offense of possession or promotion of lewd visual material depicting a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2266 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to requiring certain retailers to ensure that certain products sold or leased by the retailers contain a digital blocking capability that renders obscene material inaccessible; creating a criminal offense. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2974 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to certain sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HR 112 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Recognizing that pornography is a public health hazard. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 1322 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1464 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the creation of the offense of possession or promotion of obscene visual material depicting a child. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2191 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to certain sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2238 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Sponsor: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Relating to certain sexual offenses and certain other offenses involving conduct of a sexual nature, including the creation of the criminal offenses of sexual coercion, indecent assault, and possession or promotion of lewd visual material depicting a child, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to those offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 496 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1123 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography; changing the eligibility for parole. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2291 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the payment of restitution to certain individuals depicted in child pornography and to increasing the punishment for certain individuals convicted of the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2970 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the use of money paid as restitution to or on behalf of certain individuals depicted in child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1010 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of money paid as restitution to or on behalf of certain individuals depicted in child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1135 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 820 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the possession or promotion of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2539 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to requiring computer technicians to report images of child pornography; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1190 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to requiring computer technicians to report images of child pornography; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1309 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of possession or promotion of certain visual material depicting a minor and to certain educational programs concerning the prevention and awareness of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3746 82-0 (2011) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to investigations of certain offenses involving the Internet-based sexual exploitation of a minor; creating the Internet crimes against children account to support those activities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 407 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic transmission of certain visual material depicting a minor and to certain educational programs concerning the prevention and awareness of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1108 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to requiring computer technicians to report images of child pornography; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1843 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Frullo, John | et. al.
Relating to investigations of certain offenses involving the Internet-based sexual exploitation of a minor; creating the Internet crimes against children account to support those activities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Postponed
HB 2067 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the sealing of and discovery procedures relating to evidence that constitutes child pornography in a criminal hearing or proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2397 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to requiring computer technicians to report images of child pornography; providing a criminal penalty. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Considered in Calendars
SB 595 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the sealing of and discovery procedures relating to evidence that constitutes child pornography in a criminal hearing or proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 634 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron | et. al.
Relating to the sealing of and discovery procedures relating to evidence that constitutes child pornography in a criminal hearing or proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 839 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the disposition of certain obscene material and child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 258 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the disposition of certain obscene material and child pornography. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1292 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the requirement that a person operating a pornographic Internet site obtain proof of customer age eligibility; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 60 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of possessing or promoting child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 235 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of obscene display or distribution and to certain consequences of a conviction for that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 236 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the punishment for the offense of obscenity and to certain consequences related to convictions for certain sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 237 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to evidence offered in the prosecution of the offense of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1092 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to evidence offered in the prosecution of the offense of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 142 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the punishment for the offense of possessing or promoting child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1295 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to requiring a person in the business of selling personal computers to provide certain software with each personal computer sold. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2713 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the eligibility of public schools and libraries for certain funds. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2824 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the eligibility of public schools and libraries for certain funds. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1310 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the eligibility of public schools and libraries for certain funds. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 173 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to requiring a person in the business of selling personal computers to provide certain software with each personal computer sold. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2193 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of possessing or promoting child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 33 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses involving the sexual exploitation of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 674 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2540 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including definitions applicable to those provisions, to the elements of and penalties for certain offenses involving child ponography and sexual performance by a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 260 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the offense of taking or possessing certain photographs of nude children. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 377 71-0 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the offense of promotion of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 477 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the elements of the offense of possession of child pornography and the punishment for that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 512 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including definitions applicable to those provisions, to the elements of and penalties for certain offenses involving obscenity and child pornography... House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 513 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including the definitions applicable to those provisions, and the elements of and penalties for certain offenses involving obscenity, material.... House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1191 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hudson, David
Relating to the punishment of the offense of possession of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 212 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the creation of the offense of taking or possessing certain photographs of nude children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
HB 496 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the punishment for the offense of possession of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Pending in committee
HB 997 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the offense of promotion of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 838 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the offense of promotion of child pornography. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 626 69-0 (1985) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to offenses involving sexual conduct or sexual performance by a child, revising the definitions and elements of certain offenses, and creating an offense for the possession of certain material that depicts a child engaged in sexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 2156 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the creation of criminal offenses relating to the photographing of a nude child, use a nude child in graphic material or a performance, or possessing or viewing graphic material or a performance involving a nude child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 232 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Creating an offense for the possession of material depicting sexual conduct by a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HR 17 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Extending the operation of the House Select Committee on Child Abuse/Neglect and Child Pornography through the regular legislative session. House: House Administration
HCR 104 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Memorializing the President and U.S. Postal Service regarding the mailing of obscene materials. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HCR 79 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to give the states jurisdiction over control of publication of obscene and pornographic material.
HCR 34 61-0 (1969)
HCR 49 60-0 (1967)
HB 632 56-0 (1959) Author: Matthew, C. T. "Pete" | et. al. Relating amending the Penal Code relative to the prohibition of pornographic materials; providing a penalty for violation.

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