TAC BILL REPORT
Attorneys
06-15-2019 - 18:09:52

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HB 2   Burrows, Dustin Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 2

HB 8   Neave, Victoria
Nelson, Jane
Relating to the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 15   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, the admissibility of evidence.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 24   Romero, Ramon Relating to increasing criminal penalties for certain family violence offenses committed in the presence of a child.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 27   Canales, Terry Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault or aggravated assault of a federal law enforcement officer.
Bill History: 04-08-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 37   Minjarez, Ina
Perry, Charles
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of mail theft.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 38   Canales, Terry Relating to prohibiting the manufacture, assembly, or ownership of unmarked firearms.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 48   Gonzalez, Mary Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.
Bill History: 04-17-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop

HB 50   Romero, Ramon Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 51   Canales, Terry
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation and promulgation of certain standard forms for statewide use in criminal actions.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 58   Raymond, Richard Relating to public and private school searches of students with parental consent and certain disciplinary measures and other procedures that may arise from such a search.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 63   Moody, Joe 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.
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 64   Canales, Terry Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 75   Minjarez, Ina Relating to an exception to the application of the offense of possessing or delivering drug paraphernalia for persons involved in certain pilot programs.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health

HB 78   Raymond, Richard Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 81   Canales, Terry
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of certain information related to parades, concerts, or other entertainment events open to the general public that are paid for with public funds.
Bill History: 05-17-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 84   Moody, Joe Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 85   Gonzalez, Mary Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Recommitted to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 86   Martinez, Armando Relating to prohibiting the reckless discharge of a firearm.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 93   Canales, Terry
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 95   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the criminal offense of acquisition or attempted acquisition of a firearm by a person prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 98   Gonzalez, Mary
Huffman, Joan
Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure of intimate visual material.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 101   Canales, Terry
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of false caller identification information display.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 106   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 107   Raymond, Richard Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning certain intoxication criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 110   Canales, Terry Relating to a study regarding the conversion of certain Class C misdemeanors to civil violations.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 121   Swanson, Valoree
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 122   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the medical use of marihuana.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 126   Canales, Terry Relating to certain time limits on a delay in the state's readiness to proceed with the trial of a criminal case.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 131   Moody, Joe Relating to extreme risk protective orders and the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 147   Moody, Joe Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 151   Swanson, Valoree Relating to the assistance of voters.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 152   Minjarez, Ina Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 156   Moody, Joe
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the supervision by a personal bond office of individuals granted an occupational driver's license.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 158   Canales, Terry Relating to the use of certain previous convictions for enhancing the criminal penalty for certain subsequent criminal offenses.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 161   Moody, Joe Relating to the procedure for rearrest and adjustment of the bond amount in certain criminal cases.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 162   White, James
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to suspending the driver's licenses of certain persons convicted of driving while intoxicated offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 171   Canales, Terry Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 172   Bernal, Diego Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 173   Canales, Terry Relating to the release on bail of a defendant arrested following a violation of a condition of community supervision.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 176   Canales, Terry Relating to prohibiting a person's waiver of a right to an expunction or to an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information with respect to a criminal offense.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 178   Canales, Terry Relating to a credit toward payment of costs for a defendant confined in jail or another facility before sentencing.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 179   Canales, Terry Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 182   Canales, Terry Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 184   Canales, Terry Relating to prosecutors providing information about the benefits and costs of a proposed sentence for a defendant in a criminal trial.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 186   Canales, Terry Relating to the determination of the weight of marihuana and other tetrahydrocannabinols for the purpose of the prosecution and punishment of the offense of possession of those substances.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 195   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 205   Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 206   Bernal, Diego Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 209   Reynolds, Ron Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 211   Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 213   Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed in a vehicle operated by a public transportation system.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 215   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.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 221   Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in certain capital felony cases.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 226   Krause, Matt
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Removed from hearing 05/08/19 Senate Criminal Justice

HB 229   Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the temporary confidentiality and automatic expunction of records and files relating to certain nonviolent misdemeanor offenses.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 230   Krause, Matt Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Appropriations

HB 232   Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 235   Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed in a vehicle operated by a public transportation system.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 238   Krause, Matt Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 244   Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 246   Farrar, Jessica Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 250   Farrar, Jessica Relating to attorney's fees associated with certain court proceedings for cruelly treated animals.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 254   Bernal, Diego Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 256   Moody, Joe Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 261   Frank, James Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 281 (3) Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 287   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 289   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the criminal penalty for possession of certain small amounts of controlled substances in Penalty Group 1.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 299   Murr, Andrew Relating to the punishment of certain controlled substance offenses committed in a drug-free zone.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 302   Paul, Dennis
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 309   Moody, Joe Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 324   Murr, Andrew Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of improper relationship between educator and student.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 334   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the classification of exotic and nongame animals.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Culture, Recreation and Tourism

HB 335   Dutton, Harold Relating to the penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana and eligibility for placement on community supervision or on deferred adjudication community supervision for that offense.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 336   Dutton, Harold Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 344   Dutton, Harold Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 349   Blanco, Cesar Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain parts designed to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 352   Blanco, Cesar 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.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 353   Blanco, Cesar Relating to law enforcement access to cell site information stored by certain entities providing wireless service to a wireless communications device.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 357   Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited from possessing the firearm and to criminal offenses otherwise related to the carrying of a firearm.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 359   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.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 364   Tinderholt, Tony Relating to the creation of a central database containing information about defendants required to have an ignition interlock device installed on a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 04-01-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 368   Cain, Briscoe
Hall, Bob
Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials in political advertising.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 371   Allen, Alma Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 372   Allen, Alma Relating to the punishment for the offense of driving while license invalid.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 373   Allen, Alma Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.
Bill History: 04-25-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 374   Allen, Alma
Miles, Borris
Relating to a community supervision and corrections department policy regarding supervision officer meetings and visits.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 379   Lozano, Jose Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving a controlled substance or dangerous drug.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 386   Burns, DeWayne Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 395   Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the issuance of a citation for a criminal trespass offense punishable as a Class B misdemeanor.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 401   Neave, Victoria Relating to the creation of the Texas Sexual Assault Evidentiary Council.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 404   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 414   Flynn, Dan Relating to a defense to prosecution for and the civil liability of an educator who uses force to protect the educator's person, students of the school, or property of the school.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Education

HB 418   VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the availability of personal information of a current or former federal prosecutor.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 427   Shaheen, Matt
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 435   Shaheen, Matt
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 442   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of abandoning or endangering a child.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 444   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 446   Moody, Joe
Perry, Charles
Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to certain instruments designed, made, or adapted for use in striking a person with a fist.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 448   Turner, Chris
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 450   Turner, Chris Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 464   Moody, Joe Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain relevant scientific evidence that was not available at the applicant's trial.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 465   White, James Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 472   Dutton, Harold Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in a capital murder case.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Vote failed in committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 479   Dutton, Harold Relating to asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 480   Schaefer, Matt Relating to a challenge to a grand juror.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 482   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 495   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 520   Dutton, Harold Relating to spoliation of evidence held for use in a criminal proceeding.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 521   Dutton, Harold Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 531   Miller, Rick
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the retention by hospitals and physicians of medical records of a sexual assault victim.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 534   Geren, Charlie Relating to the eligibility of emergency service dispatchers to participate in a public safety employees treatment court program.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 543   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the applicability to certain draft grant applications of the exception from disclosure under the public information law for agency memoranda.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 544   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the unlawful possession of a firearm by persons who are subject to certain judicial determinations.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 545   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

HB 549   Canales, Terry Relating to an objection to the judge assigned in a criminal case.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 550   Canales, Terry Relating to the expiration of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 551   Canales, Terry Relating to the prosecution of and criminal penalties for the possession of marihuana concentrate.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 556   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the issuance of a protective order by default.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Is

HB 560   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.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Is

HB 566   White, James Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 573   Dutton, Harold Relating to the restoration of certain rights to a criminal defendant.
Bill History: 03-14-19 H Committee action pending House Corrections

HB 574   Dutton, Harold Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 576   White, James Relating to providing financial assistance to certain persons who care for a child under a parental child safety placement.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

HB 595   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or predjudice.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 600   Price, Four Relating to procedures for identifying or releasing on personal bond criminal defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 601   Price, Four
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to procedures and reporting requirements regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 615   Neave, Victoria Relating to the destruction of certain biological evidence.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 616   Neave, Victoria
Nelson, Jane
Relating to compensation for a portion of a forensic medical examination of a sexual assault survivor and for the evidence collection kit required for the examination.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 629   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of courts in regard to the registry.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 325

HB 652   Neave, Victoria 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.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 653   Neave, Victoria
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to voluntary contributions to the evidence testing grant program made when applying for a corrected or duplicate driver's license, commercial driver's license, or personal identification certificate.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 658   Dutton, Harold Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child, to the age of criminal responsibility, and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to those ages.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 667   King, Ken
Perry, Charles
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of sexual assault.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 683   White, James Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 685   Clardy, Travis
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to immunity from liability of a court clerk and county for the disclosure or release of certain court documents and information contained in the court documents.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 687   Guillen, Ryan
Perry, Charles
Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 691   White, James Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 707   Flynn, Dan Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of sexual assault.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 714   Lucio III, Eddie
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to a reemployment program available to certain veterans placed on community supervision for a misdemeanor offense.
Bill History: 06-02-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 734   Huberty, Dan Relating to the carrying of concealed or holstered handguns by certain handgun license holders attending a meeting of the board of trustees of a school district or the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Committee action pending House Public Education

HB 738   Harless, Sam (F) Relating to the entry of certain bond conditions into the Texas Crime Information Center.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public S

HB 742   Davis, Yvonne Relating to railroad crew size requirements.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 743   Davis, Yvonne Relating to the appointment and duties of an attorney ad litem for certain relatives in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 748   Neave, Victoria Relating to certain criminal offenses involving protective headgear requirements for motorcycle operators and passengers.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 753   Wu, Gene Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 754   Wu, Gene Relating to an affirmative defense to the offense of operating a vehicle without displaying two license plates.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 756   Wu, Gene Relating to a defendant's waiver of a jury trial following a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for a felony offense.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 757   Wu, Gene Relating to the required notice of a surcharge assessed under the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 758   Wu, Gene Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Not heard in committee House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 759   Wu, Gene
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to the availability of personal information of a child protective services caseworker or investigator.
Bill History: 05-19-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

HB 760   Wu, Gene Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of theft involving a package delivered to or collected from a residential or commercial property.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 764   Wu, Gene Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 772   Davis, Sarah Relating to the offense of operating certain vehicles without a license plate.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 775   Davis, Sarah Relating to the reporting of political contributions and political expenditures by out-of-state political committees.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 779   Davis, Sarah Relating to the ethics of public servants, including the authority and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission, the regulation of certain contributions and expenditures.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 783   Davis, Sarah Relating to the contents of and recordkeeping requirements relating to personal financial statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 790   Davis, Sarah Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.
Bill History: 04-26-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 796   Thierry, Shawn Relating to civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities and counties.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 804   Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 818   Cole, Sheryl (F) Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 828   Rose, Toni Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 830   Israel, Celia Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 306

HB 836   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Relating to a defense to prosecution for the criminal offense of theft of service.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 842   Hernandez, Ana Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain violent offenses against children or offenses involving family or dating violence.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 854   Moody, Joe Relating to the prosecution of the offense of making a firearm accessible to a child.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 869   Hefner, Cole
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 888   Landgraf, Brooks
Perry, Charles
Relating to creating the criminal offense of misrepresenting a child as a family member at a port of entry.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 892 (3) Kuempel, John
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to county regulation of game rooms.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 900   Israel, Celia Relating to the act of smoking tobacco in a vehicle with a child present.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 902   Landgraf, Brooks
Huffman, Joan
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of a pregnant woman.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 903   Lozano, Jose Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of smuggling of persons.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 919   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Business and Industry

HB 929   Anchia, Rafael
Watson, Kirk
Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 930   Anchia, Rafael Relating to use of force or deadly force in defense of a person.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 932   Anchia, Rafael Relating to equalizing compensation for certain wrongfully imprisoned persons.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 934   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the prosecution of the offense of trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 940   Davis, Sarah Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 943   Dutton, Harold Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 949   Minjarez, Ina Relating to the punishment for the offense of aggravated assault.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Removed from hearing 04/29/19 House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 977   Thierry, Shawn Relating to creating the criminal offense of financial abuse of an elderly individual.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 979   Hernandez, Ana
Perry, Charles
Relating to the creation of DNA records for certain defendants for inclusion in the DNA database system.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 980   Beckley, Michelle (F) Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 981   Parker, Tan Relating to the offense of money laundering.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 986   Price, Four
Perry, Charles
Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks by certain non-ERCOT utilities.
Bill History: 05-24-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 988   Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload limit goals for child and adultprotective services and child-care licensing services and call processing goals for certain of those services.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Committee action pending House Human Services

HB 1007   Collier, Nicole Relating to the authority of a member of the legislature to request an attorney general opinion.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1009   Metcalf, Will Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1013   White, James Relating to repealing automatic driver's license suspensions for certain drug offenses.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1020   Moody, Joe Relating to requiring certain law enforcement agencies to implement a policy regarding cite and release for certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1021   Moody, Joe Relating to a prohibition on the imposition of court costs and filing or other fees on certain indigent defendants and plaintiffs.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1022   Moody, Joe Relating to the reporting of and access to information about defendants restricted to the operation of a motor vehicle with an ignition interlock device.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1023   Moody, Joe Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault committed against a public servant.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1024   Martinez, Armando Relating to real property executed in trust for the issuance of a license as a bail bond surety.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1028   Guillen, Ryan
Huffman, Joan
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1029   Moody, Joe Relating to the sealing of and discovery procedures relating to certain recordings of children constituting evidence in a criminal case in a criminal hearing or proceeding.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1030   Moody, Joe Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 1033   Murr, Andrew Relating to the jurisdiction of county and justice courts in civil matters.
Bill History: 04-22-19 H Removed from hearing 04/23/19 House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprude

HB 1035   Zedler, Bill Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1036   Beckley, Michelle (F) Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 1049   Neave, Victoria Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination based on an individual's status as a survivor of family violence or sexual assault.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 1062   Wray, John Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an individual who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1073   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the statute of limitations for certain offenses committed against children.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1076   White, James Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Committee action pending House Corrections

HB 1085   Stucky, Lynn Relating to the applicability of certain handgun laws to certain associate judges.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1086   Guillen, Ryan Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1087   Kuempel, John Relating to an exception to the titling requirement for certain vehicles.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Transportation

HB 1088   Geren, Charlie Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1105   Swanson, Valoree Relating to the preemption and prosecution of certain offenses involving the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 1113   Davis, Sarah
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to state contract limitations and programs for sex trafficking prevention and victim treatment.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

HB 1127   Stucky, Lynn Relating to the places where an active judicial officer may carry a concealed handgun if the officer is licensed to carry a handgun.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1139   Thompson, Senfronia
Miles, Borris
Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 05-24-19 S Senate appointed conference committee
Miles, Whitmire, Perry, Huffman and Birdwell

HB 1145   Krause, Matt Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1149   White, James Relating to the eligibility for a license to carry a handgun.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Removed from hearing 04/17/19 House Homeland Security and Public S

HB 1152   Bernal, Diego
Campbell, Donna
Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive prices for necessities during a declared disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1162   Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the duration of an appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 1164   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1165   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on the property.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1166   Anchia, Rafael Relating to wrongful exclusion of handgun license holders from certain property owned by or leased to a governmental entity and to certain offenses relating to the carrying of handguns on that property.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1167   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the carrying of weapons at amusement parks or locations associated with schools or other educational institutions.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1168   Anchia, Rafael
West, Royce
Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 1169   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1171   Anchia, Rafael Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1172   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the prosecution of certain conduct involving prohibited weapons.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1173   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1196   Meza, Terry (F) Relating to changing statutory references to marihuana to cannabis.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1202   Collier, Nicole Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of theft of service.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1206   Cole, Sheryl (F) Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of marihuana.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1207   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to reporting the loss or theft of a firearm.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1208   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the storage of firearms surrendered by a person subject to a magistrate's order for emergency protection or protective order as a result of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of p
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1209   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

HB 1216   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1217   Ortega, 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.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1223   VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the creation of a criminal offense relating to interference with child custody and to the prosecution and enforcement of child custody offenses.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1224   White, James Relating to notice to the Department of Family and Protective Services that a foster child has been arrested.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

HB 1229   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the posting of required notice by a political subdivision on Internet websites.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 1231   Flynn, Dan Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1232   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the establishment and duties of the human trafficking prevention coordinating council.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 72

HB 1236   Goodwin, Vikki (F) Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1240   Davis, Yvonne Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of theft.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1243   Ashby, Trent
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from mixed beverage gross receipts and sales taxes.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

HB 1261   Bell, Keith (F) Relating to a presumption that applies to certain conduct involving certain controlled substances that endangers a child.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1270   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles on certain highways during periods of traffic congestion.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 1274   Zedler, Bill Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for the unwarranted commitment of a person to a mental health facility.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 1279   Allen, Alma
Menendez, Jose
Relating to jury instructions regarding parole eligibility.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1316   Moody, Joe Relating to the disclosure in a criminal case of certain criminal history record information.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1317   Moody, Joe Relating to the compensation of certain court-appointed attorneys.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1319   Moody, Joe Relating to a procedure in a justice or municipal court for rendering certain judgments and sentences.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1320   Moody, Joe Relating to the operation of, participation in, and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 1323   Murr, Andrew Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1343   Leach, Jeff
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to persons who may be prosecuted for the criminal offense of improper contact with a victim.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1347   Bell, Cecil Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1351   Cortez, Philip
Menendez, Jose
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information concerning service members of the United States armed forces and the state military forces.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1355   Button, Angie Chen
Johnson, Nathan (F)
Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons in certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 05-26-19 S Senate adopted conference report (Vote: Y: 31/N: 0)

HB 1357   Wu, Gene Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the criminal offense of failure to report certain sexual offenses committed against a child.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1358   White, James Relating to grants for community supervision and corrections departments for supervision officer caseload management.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Corrections

HB 1359   Wu, Gene Relating to an attorney's entrance into a building that houses a court by presentation of the attorney's state bar membership card.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1364   Wu, Gene Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 1372   White, James Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses, including certain conditions of suspension or renewal of a dri
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1374   Hernandez, Ana
Whitmire, John
Relating to grants for the development and operation of pretrial intervention programs for defendants who are the primary caretaker of a child.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1377   Dutton, Harold Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain laws of this state that restrict the rights or activities of persons convicted of a felony offense and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

HB 1380 (3) Murr, Andrew Relating to the jurisdiction of certain courts and fees collected by a justice court.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 1381   Wray, John Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for aggravated assault committed in or on school property or on a passenger transportation vehicle of a primary or secondary school.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1389   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the placement on community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision, of a defendant who is the primary caretaker of a child.
Bill History: 04-01-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1399   Smith, Reggie (F)
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1438   Turner, Chris Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1445   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Relating to prohibiting carrying a firearm while intoxicated.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1452   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1454   Moody, Joe Relating to the disposition of an item bearing a counterfeit trademark seized in connection with a criminal offense.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1456   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent person in certain criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1457   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the eligibility of certain attorneys to be employed by a public defender's office.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1458   Anderson, Doc Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1482   Lozano, Jose Relating to the offense of hazing.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Higher Education

HB 1487   Wilson, Terry Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1498   Metcalf, Will Relating to the prosecution of the offense of continuous sexual abuse of a young child or children.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1499   Metcalf, Will Relating to authorizing the comptroller to release a reported owner's unclaimed property to the owner's crime victim in certain circumstances.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1512   Coleman, Garnet Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1513   Coleman, Garnet Relating to a criminal offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1518   Coleman, Garnet
Seliger, Kel
Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1528   Rose, Toni
West, Royce
Relating to the reporting of certain information involving family violence offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1531   Neave, Victoria Relating to the creation of a specialty court for sexual assault victim services.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1535   Flynn, Dan
Nichols, Robert
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Securities Board.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1539   Geren, Charlie Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1571   Flynn, Dan Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for burglary of a place of assembly or worship.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1573   Raney, John Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of capital murder.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1580   Phelan, Dade Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1590   Howard, Donna
Watson, Kirk
Relating to the establishment of the Office for Sexual Assault Survivor Assistance within the criminal justice division of the governor's office.
Bill History: 06-04-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1601   Israel, Celia Relating to the release on personal bond of a person who is pregnant.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1609   Tinderholt, Tony Relating to the confidentiality of certain grand juror information.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1615   Schaefer, Matt Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1625   Bell, Keith (F) Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of false report of misconduct by emergency responders.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1637   Miller, Rick Relating to required training regarding trauma-informed care for certain judges and attorneys.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1653   White, James Relating to certain criminal justice reforms, including measures related to reentry and reintegration of state jail felony defendants and pretrial intervention programs that provide an alternative to incarceration.
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

HB 1655   Hunter, Todd
Johnson, Nathan (F)
Relating to the availability of dates of birth under the public information law.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

HB 1661   Herrero, Abel
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of continuous violence against the family.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1662   Herrero, Abel Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1686   Smith, Reggie (F) Relating to the application for and duration of a protective order for victims of certain offenses.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1700   Hunter, Todd Relating to public information in the possession, custody, or control of a current or former officer or employee of a governmental body.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 1701   Ortega, Lina Relating to a written assessment regarding a defendant suspected of having a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1713   Ramos, Ana-Maria (F) 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.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1719   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the penalties for the possession of small amounts of Penalty Group 1 controlled substances and marihuana.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1721   Israel, Celia Relating to a violation regarding the purchase, possession, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor or the misrepresentation of age by a minor.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 1735   Howard, Donna
Watson, Kirk
Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1760   White, James
Perry, Charles
Relating to the confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records and certain records of at-risk youth.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1761   Coleman, Garnet Relating to credit toward a defendant's sentence for time confined in jail or prison before sentencing.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 1771   Thierry, Shawn
Huffman, Joan
Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court a person younger than 18 years of age for certain conduct violating the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 1775   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the elements of certain criminal offenses applicable to gambling devices, including eight-liners, and defenses to prosecution for those criminal offenses.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 1787   Geren, Charlie Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of theft.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1791   Krause, Matt
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1797   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to an exception to prosecution for the criminal offense of theft of service.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1811   Murr, Andrew Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain boating while intoxicated offenses.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 1871   Goldman, Craig Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Removed from hearing 05/01/19 House Juvenile Justice and Family Is

HB 1876   Davis, Sarah Relating to the ethics of public servants, including regulations related to certain political contributions, lobbying activities, reports, and disclosures.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1894   Goldman, Craig
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the imposition of an administrative penalty and the repeal of the criminal penalty for a violation of the interior designers licensing law.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1912   Meza, Terry (F) Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Business and Industry

HB 1936   Rose, Toni Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with severe mental illness.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 1955   Dutton, Harold Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on personal bond.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1961   Moody, Joe Relating to the criminal offense of making a false report to a peace officer, federal special investigator, law enforcement employee, corrections officer, or jailer.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1962   Lambert, Stan
Hall, Bob
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1996   Leman, Ben
Huffman, Joan
Relating to admonitions given by a court to a defendant before accepting a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2006   Leach, Jeff Relating to locations, terms, sessions, and procedures for conducting court proceedings.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2012   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 2015   Dutton, Harold Relating to searches, seizures and raids by Special Weapons and Tactics teams.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2020   Kacal, Kyle Relating to the judges authorized to release on bail a defendant charged with certain offenses, and the considerations for setting the amount of bail.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 2026   Collier, Nicole Relating to certain procedures for defendants who successfully complete a period of state jail felony community supervision.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Corrections

HB 2027   Bowers, Rhetta (F) Relating to information given to a child and the child's parent, guardian, or custodian regarding the sealing of juvenile records.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 2034   VanDeaver, Gary Relating to increasing the criminal punishment for the offense of invasive visual recording.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2048   Zerwas, John
Huffman, Joan
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2049   Collier, Nicole Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2051   Murr, Andrew Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by a retired judicial officer and certain other governmental officials.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2058   Hernandez, Ana Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide services to domestic victims of trafficking.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2061   Burns, DeWayne Relating to the authority to issue an arrest warrant or citation for certain Class C misdemeanors committed by certain children on school property.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Failed in committee House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 2079   Coleman, Garnet
Miles, Borris
Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for certain expenses.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2120   Leach, Jeff Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2130   Walle, Armando Relating to the duties of the court regarding a plea bargain agreement that requires a defendant to pay costs associated with court-appointed counsel.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2131   Walle, Armando Relating to a public defender's investigation into a defendant's finances.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 2134   Klick, Stephanie Relating to health care specialty consultations in certain child abuse or neglect investigations and assessments.
Bill History: 04-22-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Human Services

HB 2146   Kacal, Kyle Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by and the issuance of handgun licenses to certain governmental officials.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2158   White, James Relating to certain programs and services for inmates and state jail felony defendants, including the creation of a work release program and the availability of peer support services.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

HB 2168   Allen, Alma Relating to a trauma history assessment for certain defendants and inmates.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 2171   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to activities that constitute the criminal offense of maintaining or assisting in maintaining a common nuisance.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 2174   Zerwas, John
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to controlled substance prescriptions under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2189   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2191   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the public information law.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2192   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney's fees in certain actions under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 2233   White, James Relating to the eligibility for certain occupational licenses and the use of a person's criminal history as grounds for certain actions related to the license.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

HB 2234   Pacheco, Leo (F) Relating to the offense of contributing to truancy by a parent.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Not heard in committee House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 2251   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to certain deceptive advertising of legal services.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2258   Smith, Reggie (F) 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.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2259   Smith, Reggie (F) Relating to uncollectible fees and costs in criminal actions and proceedings.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2260   King, Tracy 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.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2280   Goodwin, Vikki (F) Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2286   Oliverson, Tom 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.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 2303   Moody, Joe Relating to the definition of a bet for purposes of gambling criminal offenses.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 2342   Dutton, Harold Relating to the places where certain knives are prohibited.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2343   Dutton, Harold Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students enrolled in grade level nine or above who engage in prohibited sexual contact with another student at or above that grade level.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 2344   Dutton, Harold Relating to evidence sufficient for the issuance of a stalking protective order.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2360   Moody, Joe Relating to the public inspection of an arrest warrant and any affidavit made in support of the issuance of the warrant.
Bill History: 05-08-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 2361   Moody, Joe Relating to the prosecution of limited liability companies and other business entities under the Penal Code.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1258

HB 2369   Miller, Rick Relating to the punishment for, and civil liability related to actions to prevent, the criminal offense of theft involving a package delivered to a residential or commercial property.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2381   Dutton, Harold Relating to the release on bail of a person charged with a violation of parole or mandatory supervision.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2382   Dutton, Harold Relating to the classification of certain conduct by juveniles constituting the offense of evading detention.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 2388   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of disorderly conduct.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2398   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2399   Goldman, Craig
Miles, Borris
Relating to the use of a biometric identity verification device to comply with certain alcohol related laws.
Bill History: 05-21-19 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

HB 2421   Smith, Reggie (F) 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.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2427   Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2451   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the creation of the Proportional Fine Commission.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2475   Guillen, Ryan
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the indigent status of a person for purposes of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2481   Metcalf, Will
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the administration of a veterans treatment court program and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of certain defendants who are eligible to participate in a veterans treatment.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2491   Wu, Gene Relating to the disposition of a juvenile who engages in delinquent conduct that violates a penal law of the grade of state jail felony.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Is

HB 2499   Springer, Drew Relating to prosecution and punishment for the offense of official oppression by the intrusive touching of persons seeking access to public buildings and transportation.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2502   Moody, Joe
Watson, Kirk
Relating to a mandatory term of confinement for defendants placed on community supervision for the criminal offense of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of a person.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2509   Gutierrez, Roland Relating to creating a criminal offense for the failure to procure goods or services from a community rehabilitation program.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2519   Allen, Alma Relating to the reporting of certain information on felony defendants placed on community supervision who are young adults and to certain measures to reduce the revocation rate of those defendants.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

HB 2524   Anderson, Doc
Miles, Borris
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of theft of service.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2528   Leach, Jeff Relating to the protection of parental rights.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 2613   Frullo, John
Huffman, Joan
Relating to the offense of operation of a stash house and to the use of proceeds from a civil asset forfeiture of contraband related to that offense and to human smuggling and trafficking offenses to fund certain crime victim services.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2623   White, James
Whitmire, John
Relating to the requirements for a change of name for a person with a final felony conviction or a person required to register as a sex offender.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2624   Perez, Mary Ann
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses involving fraud.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2625   Perez, Mary Ann
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to creating the criminal offense of mass fraudulent use or possession of credit card or debit card information.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2637   Calanni, Gina (F) Relating to supreme court orders for conducting court proceedings during a disaster.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2638   Calanni, Gina (F) Relating to locations for conducting certain court proceedings.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2672   Zwiener, Erin (F) Relating to a study conducted by the Department of Public Safety on the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault offenses.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2688   Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of a specialty treatment court for certain individuals residing with a child who is the subject of a juvenile court case.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 2692   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2697   Meyer, Morgan
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2731   Miller, Rick Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and to certain other consequences of those offenses.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2737   Wu, Gene
Johnson, Nathan (F)
Relating to judicial guidance related to child protective services cases and juvenile cases.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2749   Neave, Victoria Relating to grants for the development and operation of pretrial intervention programs for pregnant defendants.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Removed from hearing 04/29/19 House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2756   Leach, Jeff Relating to the protection of parental rights.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 2757   Leach, Jeff
Taylor, Larry
Relating to the rule of decision in a court of this state.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2758   Hernandez, Ana
Huffman, Joan
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain trafficking and prostitution offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2768   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the issuance of an occupational driver's license.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2772   Wilson, Terry Relating to the release to mandatory supervision of certain inmates confined in a county jail.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 2789   Meyer, Morgan
Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of unlawful electronic transmission of sexually explicit visual material.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2823   VanDeaver, Gary Relating to increasing the criminal punishment for assault committed against certain sports participants.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2854   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to judicial deference regarding an interpretation of law by a state agency.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2856   Morrison, Geanie
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to restrictions under disaster remediation contracts.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2874   Davis, Yvonne Relating to the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2875   Davis, Yvonne Relating to the admissibility and use of certain evidence in the prosecution of the offense of exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2889   Meza, Terry (F) Relating to amending the Texas Rules of Evidence to provide protections for victims of sexual assault.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2894   Collier, Nicole
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2896   Collier, Nicole Relating to the entry of a plea by defendants charged with certain misdemeanors involving family violence.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2906   Parker, Tan Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2922   Lozano, Jose Relating to the administration of the Port of Corpus Christi of Nueces County, Texas.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 2937   Sheffield, J.D. Relating to the offense of aggravated assault using a deadly weapon.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2938   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to employ attorneys as mental health public defenders and to the reimbursement of an attorney who represents an indigent proposed patient.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2945   Perez, Mary Ann
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to payment card skimmers on motor fuel dispensers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2949   Guillen, Ryan Relating to a license to carry a handgun for a person who is at increased risk of becoming a victim of violence.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Not heard in committee House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2951   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements in the prosecution of certain sexual or assaultive offenses committed against a child or person with a disability.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 2955   Price, Four
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to oversight of specialty court programs.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2973   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3016   Schaefer, Matt Relating to the carrying of a firearm by a licensee in a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 3021   Ramos, Ana-Maria (F) Relating to informing the public about the availability of provisions in protective orders regarding pets and other companion animals.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 3027   Ramos, Ana-Maria (F) Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Removed from hearing 04/29/19 House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3031   Calanni, Gina (F) Relating to sex offender registration for certain offenses involving a child victim.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Removed from hearing 04/29/19 House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3061   Allison, Steve (F) Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3078   Thompson, Senfronia
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the review of clemency applications from certain persons who were victims of human trafficking or family violence.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3082   Murphy, Jim
Birdwell, Brian
Relating to investigating and prosecuting the criminal offense of operating an unmanned aircraft over or near certain facilities.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3091   Deshotel, Joe
Campbell, Donna
Relating to the confidentiality of and prohibiting disclosure of the location or physical layout of a family violence shelter center or victims of trafficking shelter center.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3120   Bonnen, Greg Relating to the punishment for certain felony offenses committed by an inmate released on parole or to mandatory supervision.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Vote failed in committee on House Corrections

HB 3135   Cain, Briscoe Relating to affirmative defenses to prosecution for certain offenses involving material or conduct that is obscene or otherwise harmful to children.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3139   Bowers, Rhetta (F) Relating to service of a notice of an application for a protective order.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 3175   Deshotel, Joe
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of an applicant for disaster recovery funds.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3177   Smith, Reggie (F) Relating to the prosecution of the offense of continuous sexual abuse of a child or disabled individual.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 3191   Moody, Joe Relating to requiring a person who is the subject of a family violence protective order or arrested for or charged with an offense involving family violence to surrender firearms owned by the person.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 3195   Wu, Gene
Whitmire, John
Relating to juveniles committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3206   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of prostitution, to juvenile court referrals for conduct constituting prostitution, and to a court cost imposed on conviction of certain prostitution offenses.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3257   Raney, John Relating to the criminal consequences of using or exhibiting an imitation firearm.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 3277   Wu, Gene Relating to the sealing of juvenile records.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 3281   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to a limitation on the use of a victim's gender identity or sexual orientation as the basis for a defense in the trial of a criminal offense.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3283   White, James Relating to the release of certain defendants on bail.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3297   Allen, Alma Relating to the revocation of community supervision for a violation of a condition of community supervision involving the commission of an offense.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Corrections

HB 3303   Bowers, Rhetta (F) Relating to the revocation of community supervision for a violation of a condition of community supervision committed by a defendant who is the primary caretaker of a child or is pregnant.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 3305   Smithee, John Relating to personal information that may be omitted from certain property records and political reports and to other court security measures.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3333   Moody, Joe Relating to a statement presented in a criminal case by a victim, close relative of a deceased victim, or guardian of a victim.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3335   Moody, Joe Relating to extending the length of time for which an affidavit establishing probable cause for a search warrant may be sealed.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3336 (3) Leach, Jeff Relating to the jurisdiction of, and practices and procedures in civil cases before, justice courts, county courts, statutory county courts, and district courts.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3357   Collier, Nicole Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Corrections

HB 3390   Sanford, Scott
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to a voluntary temporary caregiver program providing temporary care for children removed from their homes.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3402   Phelan, Dade Relating to changing the criminal offense of conspiracy to circumvent the open meetings law.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3409   Reynolds, Ron Relating to requirements for training regarding trauma for judges, prosecuting attorneys, correctional officers, and law enforcement officers.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3424   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to postconviction forensic DNA testing.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 3425   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the consideration of a subsequent writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Removed from hearing 04/25/19 House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3426   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain new evidence.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3453   Clardy, Travis Relating to subpoenas, orders, and warrants for the disclosure of location information, electronic customer communications records, and electronic customer data.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3457   Smithee, John Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney fees in certain lawsuits under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3461   Wu, Gene Relating to allowing TJJD to approve a small number of Regional Diversion Alternatives placements for youth with intense needs at a higher rate than the average daily cost of state secure facilities.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Is

HB 3490   Cole, Sheryl (F)
Huffman, Joan
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3500   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3512   Pacheco, Leo (F) Relating to community supervision.
Bill History: 05-06-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 3525   Rose, Toni Relating to the destruction of juvenile records of victims of sex trafficking.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3531   Shine, Hugh
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the disqualification of a prosecuting attorney or judge in a case investigated by the public integrity unit of the Texas Rangers.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3539   Rose, Toni Relating to the appointment of a local public defender's office to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3554   Farrar, Jessica Relating to the admissibility of certain forensic analyses and associated testimony regarding physical evidence in a criminal case.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3555   Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of sexual assault.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3561   Farrar, Jessica Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of continuous sexual assault.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3563   Farrar, Jessica Relating to creating the criminal offense of tampering with an electronic monitoring device.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 3567   Farrar, Jessica Relating to protective orders.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 3570   Ramos, Ana-Maria (F) Relating to continuing judicial training regarding family violence victims.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3582   Murr, Andrew
Menendez, Jose
Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3587   Hunter, Todd Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3588   Hunter, Todd Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for the offenses of producing, directing, or promoting a sexual performance by a child and possessing child pornography.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 3590   Hunter, Todd Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and certain other consequences of those offenses.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3594   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain ongoing duties of an attorney representing the state that relate to exculpatory, impeachment, or mitigating evidence in a criminal case.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3631   Bailes, Ernest
Menendez, Jose
Relating to the confidentiality of the e-mail address of an applicant for or holder of a license issued by a state agency.
Bill History: 05-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

HB 3648   Guillen, Ryan
Whitmire, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the office of independent ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3680   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3689   White, James
Flores, Pete
Relating to the office of the inspector general of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3705   Klick, Stephanie Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3729   Shaheen, Matt Relating to creating the criminal offense of possession of an animal by a person who has been previously convicted of an offense involving animal cruelty.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3741   Murr, Andrew Relating to jurisdiction over certain child protection and juvenile matters involving juvenile offenders.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 3752   Walle, Armando Relating to certain procedures applicable to meetings under the open meetings law and the disclosure of public information under the public information law in the event of an emergency, urgent public necessity, or catastrophic eve
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3800   Thompson, Senfronia
Huffman, Joan
Relating to required reporting of human trafficking cases by peace officers and prosecutors.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3811   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the enforcement by certain local governmental entities and campus police departments of state and federal laws governing immigration.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3812   Collier, Nicole Relating to the reporting, maintenance, and use of certain misdemeanor conviction information for purposes of the databases used in a federal firearm background check.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 3813   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the removal from office of a public officer of a political subdivision for policies or actions regarding immigration enforcement.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3824   Sherman, Carl (F) Relating to an affirmative finding of family violence entered in the trial of certain offenses.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 3827   Sherman, Carl (F) Relating to the procedures for appointing counsel to represent indigent defendants in certain post-conviction proceedings in capital cases.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3831   Sherman, Carl (F) Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 3845   Calanni, Gina (F) Relating to the use of video teleconferencing for testimony of a forensic analyst in a criminal proceeding.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3849   Bell, Cecil Relating to the powers and duties of a personal bond or personal bond and pretrial supervision office.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3892   Price, Four Relating to court-ordered mental health services.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3895   Oliverson, Tom Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3903   White, James Relating to a state defense attorney to represent certain defendants in proceedings before state appellate courts and coordinate continuing legal education for criminal defense attorneys.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3919   Dutton, Harold Relating to prosecutorial transparency.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3920   Dutton, Harold Relating to the establishment of the inmate legal services office and to the appointment and compensation of certain legal counsel for certain indigent inmates and other persons in secure correctional facilities.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3926   Tinderholt, Tony Relating to creating the criminal offenses of obtaining medical treatment by deception for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and continuous abuse of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3938   Moody, Joe Relating to the consideration of the views of a close relative of a deceased victim regarding the imposition of the death penalty in a capital case.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3956   Hefner, Cole Relating to the testimony of a person with a disability in certain criminal cases.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3976   Leach, Jeff Relating to civil enforcement of an order of restitution for a criminal offense.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3978   Gutierrez, Roland Relating to a defendant making a specified donation in lieu of working a specified number of hours at a community service project.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 3979   Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of the attorney general to investigate and prosecute criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3982   Leach, Jeff Relating to creating the criminal offenses of providing material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization and engaging in terrorist activities.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4009   Toth, Steve Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 4021   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to certain locations at which a person is prohibited from carrying a weapon.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4038   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to an affirmative defense to certain prohibited sexual conduct occurring as part of a dating relationship that began in primary or secondary school.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 4041   Toth, Steve Relating to prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Not heard in committee House State Affairs

HB 4044   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the funding of community supervision and corrections departments.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

HB 4070   Oliverson, Tom Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of passing a school bus.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 4103   White, James Relating to the discretionary sealing of certain juvenile records.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 4104   White, James Relating to the sentencing procedures and punishment for the offense of prostitution and to programs for certain defendants charged with or convicted of prostitution.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

HB 4106   Bell, Keith (F) Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of intoxication assault.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4107   Wu, Gene Relating to establishing a restorative justice program for certain student conduct constituting a criminal offense that occurs on school property, on school transportation, or at school-sponsored or school-related activities.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Is

HB 4132   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 4163   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of a court to grant a commutation of punishment for certain persons released on parole.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

HB 4169   Moody, Joe Relating to the criminal penalties for certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4189   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the duty of certain professionals to report child abuse and neglect.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending House Human Services

HB 4202   Smithee, John Relating to the authority of a court to grant a motion for a new trial in certain criminal cases.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 4234   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to public access to hearings or proceedings for setting bail.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4235   Anderson, Doc Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for burglary of a commercial building in which trade or commerce is conducted.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 4237   Turner, Chris Relating to the criminal offense of stalking.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4244   Longoria, Oscar Relating to donations to certain local charities ordered to be paid as a condition of community supervision.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 4267   Wu, Gene Relating to requirements for a juvenile's appearance in a judicial proceeding.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 4268   Wu, Gene Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 4287   Zedler, Bill Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4319   Hernandez, Ana Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 4323   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the confidentiality of identifying information of certain child victims.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4341   Collier, Nicole Relating to increasing criminal penalties for the offense of making a firearm accessible to a child.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4354   Phelan, Dade Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Not heard in committee House Human Services

HB 4375   Stephenson, Phil Relating to authorizing the use of anti-theft electronic monitoring as a condition of community supervision or release on bond.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4441   Neave, Victoria Relating to requests for certain information by the Office of Court Administration.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 4460   Allen, Alma Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Not heard in committee House Corrections

HB 4474   Moody, Joe Relating to the creation and preservation of certain records of criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4501   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the act of inciting suicide.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4504   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices, a board for considering the qualification of applicants for judicial office, and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4531   Neave, Victoria
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to elderly persons and persons with a disability who are survivors of sexual assault.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 4566   Allen, Alma Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 4594   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Corrections

HB 4602   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of organized retail theft.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4605   White, James Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4607   White, James Relating to the construction of small occupancy facilities by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HCR 33   White, James Expressing opposition to the enactment or enforcement in Texas of a law that automatically suspends the driver's license of an individual who is convicted of any drug-related offense.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Corrections

HCR 83   Hunter, Todd Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Committee action pending House Administration

HCR 92   Miller, Rick Urging the Texas Judicial Council to require all court professionals to be trauma-informed and trained in recognizing, evaluating, and understanding the evidence and impacts of domestic violence and child abuse.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HCR 136   Hunter, Todd Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the House of Representatives to provide for a joint interim study regarding driving while intoxicated and driving under the influence.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Administration

HJR 18   Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HJR 22   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.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HJR 62   Murr, Andrew Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to an accused person if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community and the victim of the alleged offense.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HJR 86   Toth, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit governmental entities from spending public money on legislative lobbying.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 130   Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to enact laws providing for a court to grant a commutation of punishment to a person who has successfully served the required number of years on parole.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Corrections

HJR 148   Landgraf, Brooks Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointments to fill vacancies for certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

SB 2   Bettencourt, Paul
Burrows, Dustin
Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 06-12-19 G Effective January 1, 2020, except section 92 effective
September 1, 2019, and multiple sections effective
September 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021. See history notes

SB 9   Hughes, Bryan
Klick, Stephanie
Relating to election integrity.
Bill History: 05-18-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Elections

SB 19   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.
Bill History: 04-30-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 20   Huffman, Joan
Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, the admissibility of evidence.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 29   Hall, Bob
Middleton, Mayes (F)
Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by certain entities.
Bill History: 05-20-19 H Failed to pass to third reading (Vote: N: 85/Y: 58)

SB 38   Zaffirini, Judith
Lozano, Jose
Relating to the offense of hazing.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 40   Zaffirini, Judith
Leach, Jeff
Relating to locations, terms, sessions, and procedures for conducting court proceedings.
Bill History: 06-07-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 43   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 71   Nelson, Jane
Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the establishment of a statewide telehealth center for sexual assault forensic medical examination.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 72   Nelson, Jane
Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the establishment and duties of the human trafficking prevention coordinating council.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 84   Hall, Bob Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 87   Hall, Bob Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the vehicle safety inspection program for certain vehicles.
Bill History: 04-17-19 S Committee action pending Senate Transportation

SB 90   Menendez, Jose Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 97   Menendez, Jose Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful disclosure or promotion of intimate visual material.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 106   Menendez, Jose Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 114   Menendez, Jose Relating to the repeal of statutes regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct and to the recognition of certain same-sex relationship statuses.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 117   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

SB 123   West, Royce Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 128   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of certain inmates serving a sentence for the criminal offense of continuous trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 130   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the use of hypnotically induced testimony in a criminal trial.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 152   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 155   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 156   Rodriguez, Jose 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.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 157   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to extreme risk protective orders and the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 158   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to increasing criminal penalties for the offense of making a firearm accessible to a child.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 162   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain criminal offenses involving wage theft.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 166   Rodriguez, Jose 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.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 167   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the enforcement by certain local governmental entities and campus police departments of state and federal laws governing immigration.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 168   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the removal from office of a public officer of a political subdivision for policies or actions regarding immigration enforcement.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 172   Perry, Charles Relating to certain procedures applicable to a person arrested for an out-of-county offense.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 183   Miles, Borris Relating to defense to prosecution for the criminal offense of theft of service.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 187   Miles, Borris Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 191   Miles, Borris Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 194   Perry, Charles
Moody, Joe
Relating to the creation of the offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 201   Huffman, Joan
Oliverson, Tom
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or evacuated area.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 204   Huffman, Joan Relating to increasing criminal penalties for the offense of making a firearm accesible to a child.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 205   Perry, Charles
Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens excused or disqualified from jury service.
Bill History: 05-18-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Elections

SB 207   Kolkhorst, Lois
Parker, Tan
Relating to the offense of money laundering.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 217   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the supervision by a personal bond office of individuals granted an occupational driver's license.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 222   Menendez, Jose Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of mail theft.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 230   Perry, Charles
Guillen, Ryan
Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 245   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the authority of the office of capital and forensic writs to refuse to accept certain referrals for good cause.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 247   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 260   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to access to a residence or former residence to retrieve personal property by persons who are parties to certain suits and decrees.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 264   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the issuance of a protective order by default.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 269   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of indentifying information.
Bill History: 03-12-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 273   Watson, Kirk Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles on certain highways during periods of traffic congestion.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 274   Watson, Kirk Relating to the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 278   Menendez, Jose Relating to prohibiting making, or encouraging or inducing another to make, silent or abusive calls to a 9-1-1 service or public safety answering point.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 284   Hinojosa, Chuy
Howard, Donna
Relating to disciplinary proceedings applicable to a licensed forensic analyst.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 291   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking unit within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 294   Lucio, Eddie Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 295   Lucio, Eddie
Davis, Sarah
Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog.
Bill History: 05-20-19 H Point of order sustained under Rule 5, Sec 32(c), regarding
the content of the bill analysis

SB 305   Watson, Kirk Relating to a defense of prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 306   Watson, Kirk
Israel, Celia
Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxicaiton.
Bill History: 04-25-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 315   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

SB 325   Huffman, Joan
Landgraf, Brooks
Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of courts in regard to the registry.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 332   West, Royce Relating to preventing racial profiling and to video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops.
Bill History: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice

SB 333   West, Royce Relating to the appointment of an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 336   West, Royce Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing.
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice

SB 341   Huffman, Joan
Murr, Andrew
Relating to the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 342   Huffman, Joan Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure of intimate visual material.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 346   Zaffirini, Judith
Leach, Jeff
Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state criminal court costs.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 349   Seliger, Kel Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate Health and Human Services

SB 353   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the assistant prosecutor supplement fund.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 362   Huffman, Joan
Price, Four
Relating to court-ordered mental health services.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 363   Watson, Kirk Relating to access to certain controlled substance prescription information.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

SB 371   Campbell, Donna Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain assaults committed against employees of primary and secondary schools.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 376   Hall, Bob Relating to criminal offenses applicable to and authorized uses of gambling devices, including eight-liners.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 378   Hall, Bob Relating to prohibiting public funds from being used to enforce certain federal or international laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 381   Hall, Bob Relating to a defense to prosecution for and punishment for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 388   West, Royce Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 392   Miles, Borris Relating to discretionary disciplinary action by public school districts regarding nonviolent offenses and the adjudication of a child who engages in conduct that constitutes a nonviolent offense on school property.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 400   West, Royce Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 402   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of certain information related to parades, concerts, or other entertainment events open to the general public that are paid for with public funds.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 403   Birdwell, Brian Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by and the issuance of handgun licenses to certain governmental officials.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 405   Birdwell, Brian
Moody, Joe
Relating to the criminal offense of making a false report to a peace officer, federal special investigator, law enforcement employee, corrections officer, or jailer.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 415   Huffman, Joan
Collier, Nicole
Relating to the entry of a plea by defendants charged with certain misdemeanors involving family violence.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

SB 418   Miles, Borris Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense comitted by a person with an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 432   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to procedures for identifying or releasing on personal bond criminal defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 460   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to reducing criminal penalties for possession of marihuana.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 467   Zaffirini, Judith
Leach, Jeff
Relating to the procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
Bill History: 05-27-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 472   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 489   Zaffirini, Judith
Smithee, John
Relating to personal information that may be omitted from certain property records and political reports and to other court security measures.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 494   Huffman, Joan
Walle, Armando
Relating to certain procedures applicable to meetings under the open meetings law and the disclosure of public information under the public information law in the event of an emergency, urgent public necessity, or catastrophic eve
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 495   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 529   Birdwell, Brian Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 535   Campbell, Donna
Flynn, Dan
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 550   West, Royce
Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 558   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.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 566   Perry, Charles Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks by certain non-ERCOT utilities.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 583   Hinojosa, Chuy
Rose, Toni
Relating to the appointment of a local public defender's office to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 584   Watson, Kirk Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 585   Watson, Kirk Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Reported from committee as substituted Senate Higher Education

SB 588   Watson, Kirk Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 618   Hall, Bob Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 622   Nichols, Robert Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Securities Board.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 628   Whitmire, John Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 651   West, Royce Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 663   Menendez, Jose Relating to the punishment for the offense of driving while license invalid.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 666   Huffman, Joan Relating to the reporting, maintenance, and use of certain misdemeanor conviction information for purposes of the databases used in federal firearm background checks.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

SB 691   Johnson, Nathan (F)
Nevarez, Poncho
Relating to repealing automatic driver's license suspensions for certain drug offenses.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

SB 693   West, Royce Relating to the reporting of certain information involving family violence offenses.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

SB 697   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities.
Bill History: 04-01-19 S Committee action pending Senate Agriculture

SB 702   Bettencourt, Paul
Harless, Sam (F)
Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

SB 703   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the reporting by local governmental entities of expenditures for lobbying.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 714   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of capital murder.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 719   Fallon, Pat (F)
Frank, James
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 720   West, Royce Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 751   Hughes, Bryan
Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the creation of a criminal offense for fabricating a deceptive video with intent to influence the outcome of an election.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 793   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to the jurisdiction of county and justice courts in civil matters.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 801   Rodriguez, Jose
Farrar, Jessica
Relating to protective orders.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

SB 803   Rodriguez, Jose
Ortega, Lina
Relating to a written assessment regarding a defendant suspected of having a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

SB 804   Rodriguez, Jose
Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Corrections

SB 815   Rodriguez, Jose
Moody, Joe
Relating to the creation and preservation of certain records of criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 821   Nelson, Jane
Price, Four
Relating to children's advocacy centers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 831   Huffman, Joan Relating to creating the criminal offense of tampering with an electronic monitoring device.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 840   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of continuous violence against the family.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 891   Huffman, Joan
Leach, Jeff
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 904   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use of governmental communications systems to distribute political advertising.
Bill History: 05-06-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 918   Huffman, Joan Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 04-11-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SB 923   Huffman, Joan Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Referred to House Committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures

SB 943   Watson, Kirk
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 944   Watson, Kirk
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the public information law.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 961   Bettencourt, Paul
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara
Relating to the issuance of a citation for a criminal trespass offense punishable as a Class B misdemeanor.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

SB 985   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to restrictions under disaster remediation contracts.
Bill History: 04-30-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

SB 988   Watson, Kirk
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney's fees in certain actions under the public information law.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 989   Watson, Kirk Relating to a mandatory term of confinement for defendants placed on community supervision for the criminal offense of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of a person.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 997   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of a specialty treatment court for certain individuals residing with a child who is the subject of a juvenile court case.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1018   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to requiring a person convicted of an offense involving family violence or person who is subject of a protective order to surrender firearms owned by the person.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1025   Perry, Charles Relating to the confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records and certain records of at-risk youth.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

SB 1125   Hinojosa, Chuy
Button, Angie Chen
Relating to the use of video teleconferencing for testimony of a forensic analyst in a criminal proceeding.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1147   Buckingham, Dawn
White, James
Relating to conditions of community supervision applicable to certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1164   Rodriguez, Jose
Moody, Joe
Relating to the disposition of an item bearing a counterfeit trademark seized in connection with a criminal offense.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1189   Buckingham, Dawn
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to certain deceptive advertising of legal services.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1233   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to controlled substance prescriptions under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Bill History: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Health and Human Services

SB 1245   Miles, Borris Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1248   Miles, Borris Relating to a community supervision and corrections department policy regarding supervision officer meetings and visits.
Bill History: 04-08-19 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1257   Huffman, Joan
Leach, Jeff
Relating to the authority of the attorney general to investigate and prosecute criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 05-26-19 S Senator Huffman pulls the CCR down.

SB 1258   Buckingham, Dawn
Moody, Joe
Relating to the prosecution of limited liability companies and other business entities under the Penal Code.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1259   Huffman, Joan
Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1268   Watson, Kirk
Moody, Joe
Relating to a statement presented in a criminal case by a victim, close relative of a deceased victim, or guardian of a victim.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1269   Watson, Kirk Relating to extending the length of time for which an affidavit establishing probable cause for a search warrant may be sealed.
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1293   Zaffirini, Judith
Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to employ attorneys as mental health public defenders.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

SB 1305   Huffman, Joan Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of a pregnant woman.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1317   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1318   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to the availability of dates of birth under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1331   Hinojosa, Chuy
Nevarez, Poncho
Relating to the regulation of individuals and entities that conduct forensic analyses, examinations, and tests.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

SB 1360   West, Royce Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1377   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud.
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1492   Whitmire, John
Collier, Nicole
Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 05-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

SB 1494   Paxton, Angela (F)
Wu, Gene
Relating to the confidentiality of personal information of certain employees and contractors of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1524   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger seat system.
Bill History: 04-10-19 S Committee action pending Senate Transportation

SB 1531   Hancock, Kelly
White, James
Relating to the eligibility for certain occupational licenses and the use of a person's criminal history as grounds for certain actions related to the license.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1554   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the consideration of the views of a close relative of a deceased victim regarding the imposition of the death penalty in a capital case.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1633   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a program within the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System to provide reimbursement for legal representation in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
Bill History: 04-12-19 S Removed from hearing 04/15/19 Senate State Affairs

SB 1637   Zaffirini, Judith
Collier, Nicole
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrest for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Point of order sustained under Rule 8, Secion 13(c) that
the deadline for consideration of Senate Bills on second
reading has passed

SB 1640   Watson, Kirk
Phelan, Dade
Relating to changing the criminal offense of conspiracy to circumvent the open meetings law.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1648   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to payment card skimmers on motor fuel dispensers.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1649   Kolkhorst, Lois
Murr, Andrew
Relating to assistance with the establishment and oversight of public defenders' offices and a review of criminal defense attorney's fees by the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 1697   Whitmire, John Relating to the requirements for a change of name for a person with a final felony conviction or a person required to register as a sex offender.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

SB 1698   Whitmire, John Relating to the eligibility of certain juvenile offenders to be transferred to criminal court.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

SB 1699   Whitmire, John Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1702   Whitmire, John
Dutton, Harold
Relating to the powers and duties of the office of independent ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1729   Huffman, Joan Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1730   Huffman, Joan Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for the offenses of producing, directing, or promoting a sexual performance by a child and possessing child pornography.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1738   Menendez, Jose
Neave, Victoria
Relating to an education and training program on interacting with and supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for certain public transportation vehicle operators.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 1754   Huffman, Joan
Bell, Keith (F)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of taking or attempting to take a weapon from certain officers, investigators, employees, or officials.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1767   Miles, Borris Relating to the use of a biometric identity verification device to comply with certain alcohol related laws.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1802   Huffman, Joan
Hunter, Todd
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and certain other consequences of those offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1803   Huffman, Joan
Zedler, Bill
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

SB 1820   Huffman, Joan
Collier, Nicole
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of impersonating a public servant.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1847   Miles, Borris Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1871   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the administration of the Port of Corpus Christi of Nueces County, Texas.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 1874   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the timely filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Received in the House

SB 1884   Kolkhorst, Lois
Springer, Drew
Relating to the protection of animal and crop facilities.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 1887   Huffman, Joan
Murr, Andrew
Relating to jurisdiction over certain child protection and juvenile matters involving juvenile offenders.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1900   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1920   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to required reporting of human trafficking cases by peace officers and prosecutors.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1946   Watson, Kirk Relating to a standardized form and materials necessary for protective orders, magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and temporary ex parte orders.
Bill History: 04-12-19 S Removed from hearing 04/15/19 Senate State Affairs

SB 1993   Birdwell, Brian Relating to civil and criminal liability for engaging in certain conduct involving a critical infrastructure facility.
Bill History: 03-27-19 S Committee action pending Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop

SB 1996   Birdwell, Brian Relating to investigating and prosecuting the criminal offense of operating an unmanned aircraft over or near certain facilities.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2008   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving a controlled substance or dangerous drug.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2009   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of smuggling of persons.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2010   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2023   West, Royce Relating to service of a notice of an application for a protective order.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 2092 (3) Hughes, Bryan Relating to county regulation of game rooms.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 2093   Hughes, Bryan Relating to subpoenas, orders, and warrants for the disclosure of location information, electronic customer communications records, and electronic customer data.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

SB 2099   Birdwell, Brian Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for burglary of a commercial building in which trade or commerce is conducted.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2101   Birdwell, Brian
Wray, John
Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an individual who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead.
Bill History: 05-14-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 2136   Powell, Beverly (F)
Collier, Nicole
Relating to the admissibility of evidence in the prosecution of an offense committed against a member of the defendant's family or household or person in a dating relationship with the defendant.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 2148   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the review of clemency applications from certain persons who were victims of human trafficking or family violence.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 2161   Paxton, Angela (F) Relating to creating the criminal offenses of providing material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization and engaging in terrorist activities.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2174   Miles, Borris Relating to prosecutorial transparency.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2188   Whitmire, John Relating to community supervision.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2189   Whitmire, John Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses, including certain conditions of suspension.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2190   Whitmire, John Relating to the confinement of juveniles in certain facilities.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

SB 2191   Whitmire, John
Collier, Nicole
Relating to the confinement of a defendant pending trial.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

SB 2237   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to elderly persons and persons with a disability who are survivors of sexual assault.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2240   West, Royce
Kuempel, John
Relating to an exception to the titling requirement for certain vehicles.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Transportation

SB 2241   Whitmire, John Relating to the judges authorized to release on bail a defendant charged with certain offenses, and the considerations for setting the amount of bail.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2271   Miles, Borris Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for certain expenses.
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 2279   West, Royce Relating to creating the criminal offense of financial abuse of an elderly individual.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2316   Hinojosa, Chuy
Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to controlled substance prescriptions under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Bill History: 05-13-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health

SB 2342 (3) Creighton, Brandon
Leach, Jeff
Relating to the jurisdiction of, and practices and procedures in civil cases before, justice courts, county courts, statutory county courts, and district courts.
Bill History: 09-01-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 2365   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the protection of parental rights.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

SB 2371   Hughes, Bryan Relating to judicial deference regarding an interpretation of law by a state agency.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

SB 2372   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2374   Hughes, Bryan Relating to immunity from liability of a court clerk and county for the disclosure or release of certain court documents and information contained in the court documents.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 2381   Hughes, Bryan
Dutton, Harold
Relating to the places where certain knives are prohibited.
Bill History: 05-14-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

SB 2384   Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of the Office for Sexual Assault Survivor Assistance within the criminal justice division of the governor's office.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2396   Menendez, Jose Relating to the operation of, participation in, and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2405   Menendez, Jose Relating to creating a criminal offense for the failure to procure goods or services from a community rehabilitation program.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SCR 10   Johnson, Nathan (F)
White, James
Expressing opposition to the enactment or enforcement in Texas of a law that automatically suspends the driver's license of an individual who is convicted of any drug-related offense.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Corrections

SJR 8   Rodriguez, Jose Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SJR 25   Hinojosa, Chuy Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of time a person must have been a practicing lawyer or judge to be eligible to serve as a district court judge.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SJR 37   Whitmire, John Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to an accused person if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community and the victim of the alleged offense.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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