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HB 2931 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1856 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 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 2310 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the offenses for which the use of wire, oral, or electronic interception devices may be authorized. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
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 3297 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the offenses for which the use of wire, oral, or electronic interception devices may be authorized. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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
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
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 2524 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Relating to the criminal offenses for which and the circumstances under which certain communication devices may be detected and communications may be intercepted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3759 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to the criminal offenses for which and the circumstances under which certain communication devices may be detected and communications may be intercepted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 687 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4604 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 385 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 537 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the emergency installation and use of a device to intercept wire, oral, or electronic communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2047 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the interception or the collection of information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 357 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the interception of or the collection of other information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
SB 823 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the interception of or the collection of other information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3044 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the interception of or the collection of other information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3353 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the continuation of certain offenses and certain statutes involving the interception of certain communications. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3354 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the continuation of certain statutes authorizing the interception of certain communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 905 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the interception of or the collection of other information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1461 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the offenses for which the use of wire, oral, or electronic interception devices may be authorized. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1551 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the continuation of certain offenses and certain statutes involving the interception of certain communications. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1552 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the continuation of criminal offenses involving the interception of certain communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 1345 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications, to the use of pen registers and trap and trace devices, and to the civil and criminal consequences of improperly engaging in those activities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3373 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the unlawful interception, use, or disclosure of certain wire, oral, or electronic communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Tagged in committee
SB 1120 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications, to the use of pen registers and trap and trace devices, and to the civil and criminal consequences of improperly engaging in those activities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 474 74-0 (1995) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the use of certain intercepted wire, oral, or electronic communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 322 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to extensions of orders for pen registers or trap and trace devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 14 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to the authorization of wire, oral, or electronic interceptions for certain offenses involving organized criminal activity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 614 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to an exception to the offense of interception of a wire, oral, or electronic communication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 796 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the interception of certain communications and the use of those communications as evidence; creating a defense to prosecution for unlawful use of certain interception devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1603 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the continuation of laws on the interception and use of wire, oral, or electronic communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 152 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the interception of certain communications and the use of those communications as evidence; creating a defense to prosecution for unlawful use of certain interception devices. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 153 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the continuation of laws on the interception and use of wire, oral, or electronic communications. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 165 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the interception, use, or disclosure of wire, oral, or electronic communications and to the prosecution of offenses related to those activities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 109 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the offenses for which wire, oral, or electronic interceptions may be authorized. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 425 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the offenses for which wire, oral, or electronic interceptions may be authorized. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to special subcommittee
SB 427 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Ovard, A.R.
Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications and the use of intercepted communications and evidence derived from those communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing printed and distributed
HB 910 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the legal interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications and to offenses involving the unlawful interception, use, or disclosure of those communications. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1771 70-0 (1987) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the offenses for which an order authorizing the interception of a wire or oral communication may be issued. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 10 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications and creating the offense of unlawful installation or use of a pen register. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 311 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the continued effect of laws relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1291 68-0 (1983) Author: Patronella, David
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the interception of wire or oral communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 159 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the installation and use of a pen register; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 400 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to applications and orders for installation of pen registers; to confidentiality of the contents of applications and orders; to unlawful use of pen registers and forfeiture as a consequence of unlawful use; defining offenses and providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 360 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 120 67-0 (1981) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 155 67-1 (1981) Author: Jones, Neal T. Relating to exceptions from the offense under the Penal Code and to definitions under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, for the interception and use of wire or oral communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 38 67-1 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to exceptions from the offense under the Penal Code and to definitions under the Code of Criminal Procedures, 1965, for the interception and use of wire or oral communications. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 539 66-0 (1979) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 1347 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 69 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications; providing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 981 66-0 (1979) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Posting rule suspended
HB 749 65-0 (1977) Author: Mayes, Ed Relating to organized crime and the interception of communications in the investigation of organized crime; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 235 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications; creating penalties; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
HB 2112 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications; relating to the registration, control, and use of interception devices by state agencies; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 388 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communication. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee with no action taken
SB 1085 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to civil remedies for intercepting, attempting to intercept, or causing, aiding, or permitting interception of certain communciations as defined in the Act and for the use or divulgence of certain information obtained by interception. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1213 63-0 (1973) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications by amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, by adding a new Article; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1214 63-0 (1973) Author: Maloney, Robert To provide for the recovery of damages for certain injuries not resulting in death. House: Judiciary Subcommittee hearing date
SB 17 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the interception and use of wire and oral communications. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SB 706 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications. by amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 149 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to the interception of wire or oral communications.
SB 199 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to interception of wire or oral communications.
HB 550 61-0 (1969) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to authorizing the application for and the issuance of orders to intercept wire or oral communications.
HB 16 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to the prohibition of the tapping of a telegraph or telephone wire, the attempt to learn the contents of a communication being sent or received, and the use of any information so obtained.
HB 254 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" | et. al. Relating to prohibiting wiretapping and electronic eavesdropping except in certain instances; providing criminal penalties and civil remedies.

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