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SB 440, 74th Regular Session
Relating to procedures for applying for a writ of habeas corpus by persons convicted of a felony and procedures for the compensation and appointment of counsel to represent certain persons charged with a capital felony.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/95

Author: John Montford
Coauthor: Florence Shapiro
Sponsor: Pete Gallego

Remarks: This bill takes effect on the Comptroller's certification.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1995, 74th R.S.,ch. 319, General and Special Laws of Texas

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Crimes--Capital Punishment
Criminal Procedure--Defense Counsel
Criminal Procedure--Sentencing & Punishment

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence (Allen Place, Jessica Farrar, Sherri Greenberg, Samuel Hudson III, Joe Nixon, Joseph Pickett, Jim Pitts, Jim Solis, Robert Talton)
Minutes: April 27 1995
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (John Whitmire, J.E. Brown, Chris Harris, Mike Moncrief, Florence Shapiro, Bill Sims, Jim Turner, Royce West)
Minutes: March 14 1995 | April 4 1995

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