TAC BILL REPORT
District Clerks
06-15-2019 - 18:09:59

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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 36   Ortega, Lina
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to expedited proceedings in cases involving dangerously damaged or deteriorated or substandard buildings or improvements in a municipality.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 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 104   Johnson, Eric Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Committee action pending House Redistricting

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 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 145   Gonzalez, Mary
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to fees for services by the offices of the sheriff and constables.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 155   Canales, Terry
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to notice provided to a court regarding a defendant confined in a state jail felony facility.
Bill History: 05-15-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice

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

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 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 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 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 300 (3) Murr, Andrew
Whitmire, John
Relating to inquest summary reports certified by justices of the peace.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

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 354   Herrero, Abel Relating to exemption of certain firefighters and police officers from jury service.
Bill History: 05-03-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

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 369   Cain, Briscoe
Huffman, Joan
Relating to jurisdiction in a suit for adoption of a child and the mandatory transfer of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship to the court in which a suit for adoption is pending.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 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 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 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 504   Dutton, Harold
Miles, Borris
Relating to employment protections for a person serving as a grand juror.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 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 557   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the protection of certain information from disclosure in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and to service of process in those suits on a party whose information is protected from disclosure.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Is

HB 559   Thompson, Senfronia
Huffman, Joan
Relating to written agreements incident to divorce or annulment.
Bill History: 05-24-19 G Earliest effective date

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 575   Dutton, Harold Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 586   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the annual state contribution to counties for certain statutory probate court judge salaries.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 598   Price, Four
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of funds appropriated for the continuing legal education of certain appointed masters, magistrates, referees, and associate judges.
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 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 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 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 686   Clardy, Travis Relating to making permanent the former temporary increases in records archive fees and records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 658

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 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 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 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 770   Davis, Sarah
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of an electronic database for settlement agreements for certain suits involving minors or incapacitated persons.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 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 914   Thompson, Senfronia
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of bingo games.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 922   Krause, Matt Relating to a divorce on the ground of insupportability.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 926   Krause, Matt Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 938   Davis, Sarah Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to maternal health care.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health

HB 978   Beckley, Michelle (F) Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

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 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 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 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 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 1285   Smithee, John Relating to exemptions to reporting and list requirements for certain attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, mediators, and guardians.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1286   Smithee, John Relating to establishing a guardianship abuse, fraud, and exploitation deterrence program.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

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 1341   Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of a district clerk to post official and legal notices by electronic display.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1383   Lozano, Jose Relating to exemption of certain firefighters and police officers from jury service.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

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 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 1494   Guillen, Ryan
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to surety bonds for deputy clerks and other employees of county and district clerks.
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 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 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 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 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 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 1908   Moody, Joe Relating to the indigent status of a person for purposes of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1916   Miller, Rick
Huffman, Joan
Relating to requiring evidence-based trauma training for certain attorneys.
Bill History: 05-19-19 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate State Affairs

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 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 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 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 2083   Smithee, John Relating to the transfer of civil cases by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

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 2157   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

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 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 2398   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to grand jury proceedings.
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 2547   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the assignment of certain former and retired justices and judges.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

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 2651   Lang, Mike Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

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 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 2808   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the publication of required notice by a political subdivision by alternative media and on the Internet.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 2825   Geren, Charlie Relating to disclosures and discovery regarding expert witnesses in civil actions.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2842   King, Phil Relating to the disposition of a firearm seized from certain persons with mental illness.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 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 3030   Flynn, Dan Relating to the reporting of certain information for purposes of a federal firearm background check.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Failed in committee House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 3109   Murphy, Jim Relating to certain entities' access to information in criminal justice information databases.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

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 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 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 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 3449   Smithee, John Relating to employment protections for jury service.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

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 3553   Farrar, Jessica
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to filing fees for the electronic filing system established by the Supreme Court of Texas.
Bill History: 05-17-19 S Vote failed in committee on Senate State Affairs

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 3589   Sanford, Scott Relating to credit toward payment of certain fines, costs, fees, and surcharges imposed on certain offenders before, during, or after a period of confinement for another offense.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 3605   Sanford, Scott Relating to appointment of an attorney ad litem to represent an unborn child during a judicial bypass proceeding for an abortion for a pregnant minor.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3627   Reynolds, Ron Relating to qualifications of licensed court interpreters.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3637 (4) Guillen, Ryan Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 2390

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 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 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 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 4023   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the imposition of a supplemental court security fee on conviction of certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

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 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 4143   Dutton, Harold Relating to the amount of a fine and costs discharged by a defendant while confined in jail or engaged in labor.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4149   Leach, Jeff Relating to the creation of the business court and the Court of Business Appeals to hear certain cases.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

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 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 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 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 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 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 4751   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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

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

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 31   Zaffirini, Judith
Smithee, John
Relating to establishing a guardianship abuse, fraud, and exploitation deterrence program.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 39   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state civil court costs.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

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 41   Zaffirini, Judith
Smithee, John
Relating to exemptions to reporting and list requirements for certain attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, mediators, and guardians.
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 100   Menendez, Jose Relating to the appointment of foster parents and other qualified persons to serve as educational decision-makers for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 120   West, Royce Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 153   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

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 171   Perry, Charles Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 253   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to expedited proceedings in cases involving dangerously damaged or deteriorated or substandard buildings or improvements in a municipality.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 261   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to written agreements incident to divorce or annulment.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 263   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the protection of certain information from disclosure in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and to service of process in those suits on a party whose information is protected from disclosure.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

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 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 324   Huffman, Joan Relating to the disposition of a firearm seized from certain persons with mental illness.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 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 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 370   Watson, Kirk
Smithee, John
Relating to employment protections for jury service.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 560   Kolkhorst, Lois
Smithee, John
Relating to a plan and report on court-ordered representation for certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 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 658   Zaffirini, Judith
Clardy, Travis
Relating to making permanent the former temporary increases in records archive fees and records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 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 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 827   Huffman, Joan
Smithee, John
Relating to the transfer of civil cases by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 1763   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to surety bonds for deputy clerks and other employees of county and district clerks.
Bill History: 04-26-19 S Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

SB 1774   Bettencourt, Paul
Smith, Reggie (F)
Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

SB 1792   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.
Bill History: 04-08-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

SB 1804   Kolkhorst, Lois
Nevarez, Poncho
Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence.
Bill History: 06-05-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

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 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 2133   Powell, Beverly (F) Relating to the implementation of a statewide case management system for judicial case information.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 2176   Miles, Borris Relating to qualifications of licensed court interpreters.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

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 2259   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the creation of the business court and the Court of Business Appeals to hear certain cases.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

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 2390 (4) Powell, Beverly (F)
Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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

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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