TAC BILL REPORT
Sheriffs
06-15-2019 - 18:10:01

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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 14   Stucky, Lynn Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers.
Bill History: 04-25-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Higher Education

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 35   Romero, Ramon Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional instruction permit.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

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 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 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 91   Martinez, Armando
Lucio, Eddie
Relating to establishment of the disaster identification system for a declared state of disaster.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

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 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 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 111   Gonzalez, Mary
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to training for employees of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools on the prevention of sexual abuse, sex trafficking, and other maltreatment of certain children.
Bill History: 05-31-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 143   Swanson, Valoree Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 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 153   White, James Relating to the authority of the public safety director of the Department of Public Safety to adopt rules requiring the use and installation of intrastate commercial motor vehicle electronic logging devices.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

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 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 159   Canales, Terry Relating to the waiver of governmental immunity of a county or sheriff's department for claims arising from a final decision of certain civil service commissions.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

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 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 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 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 224   Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to a petition for a municipal animal control authority to manage dangerous dogs and aggressive dogs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

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 227   Krause, Matt Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

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 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 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 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 257   Blanco, Cesar Relating to a policy requiring public and private primary and secondary schools and public junior colleges to provide local law enforcement agencies certain information regarding certain individuals authorized to carry a handgun.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

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 264   Blanco, Cesar Relating to a report by the Department of Public Safety of certain information on border crime and other criminal activity related to border security.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 265   Blanco, Cesar Relating to the collection and reporting of information from motor vehicle stops made by law enforcement.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 282   Neave, Victoria Relating to education and training for peace officers regarding trauma-informed interviewing of victims of sexual assault or other sex offenses.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 586

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 292   Thompson, Senfronia
Huffman, Joan
Relating to inclusion of instruction on the trafficking of persons in the basic training curriculum for peace officers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 363   Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

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 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 381   Holland, Justin
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to eligibility for the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 403   Thompson, Senfronia
Huffman, Joan
Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees and the superintendent of an independent school district regarding sexual abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 428   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Bill History: 04-02-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 439   Shaheen, Matt Relating to a limitation on civil suits against persons reporting suspicious activity in good faith.
Bill History: 03-28-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

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 454   White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

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 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 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 510   Wilson, Terry
Schwertner, Charles
Relating to enforcement of rules for certain county and municipal parks, playgrounds, historical museums, or historic or prehistoric sites.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 517   Israel, Celia Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Public Health

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 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 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 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 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 655   Dutton, Harold Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 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 745   Rose, Toni Relating to the duties and powers of peace officers.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Removed from hearing 04/17/19 House Homeland Security and Public S

HB 751   Bailes, Ernest Relating to establishment of the office of first responder support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 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 785   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the execution of a warrant issued for certain individuals who violate a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision.
Bill History: 04-04-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

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 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 833   Hernandez, Ana
Menendez, Jose
Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for missing military members.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 872   Hefner, Cole
Flores, Pete
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 875   Allen, Alma Relating to requiring a school district or open-enrollment charter school to report data regarding restraints administered to, complaints filed against, citations issued to, and arrests made of students.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Education

HB 876   Allen, Alma Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.
Bill History: 05-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Education

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 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 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 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 962   Miller, Rick Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle passing a pedestrian or a person operating a bicycle.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Transportation

HB 971   Clardy, Travis
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to proficiency certification of law enforcement officers with military service.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 989   Guillen, Ryan Relating to industrial hemp.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Agriculture and Livestock

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 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 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 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 1042   Toth, Steve Relating to requiring law enforcement agencies to establish a campus active shooter response plan.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 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 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 1090   Bell, Cecil
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the definition of first responder.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1091   Vo, Hubert Relating to hiring and licensing certain veterans as peace officers.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

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 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 1177   Phelan, Dade
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1190   Hernandez, Ana Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

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 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 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 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 1256   Phelan, Dade
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to access by certain persons to a first responder's immunization history during a disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 1268   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to dangerous wild animals.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Public Health

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 1314   King, Phil Relating to the release on bail of, and the reimbursement to a county for certain costs of confining, a person charged with an administrative violation of parole or mandatory supervision.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

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 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 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 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 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 1432   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the billing for certain health care services provided to a sexual assault survivor.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 1448   Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 1449   King, Phil Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of opioid antagonists.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1451   King, Phil Relating to peace officers commissioned by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for disaster response.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 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 1552   Paul, Dennis
Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the weapons proficiency of and the carrying of a handgun by qualified retired law enforcement officers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1563   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Received in the Senate

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 1598   Lambert, Stan Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

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 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 1626   Hernandez, Ana Relating to an emergency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

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 1660   Herrero, Abel Relating to peace officer training on recognizing and recording circumstances that indicate strangulation in certain cases.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 971

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 1669   Lucio III, Eddie
Lucio, Eddie
Relating to a comprehensive plan for increasing and improving the workforce in this state that serves persons with mental health and substance use issues.
Bill History: 05-24-19 H Point of order sustained in that the Senate amendments
are not germane to the original bill under Rule 11,
Section 2

HB 1681   Ashby, Trent Relating to peer assistance programs for employees of local law enforcement agencies.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

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 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 1754   Bonnen, Greg Relating to creating a school safety allotment under the foundation school program.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Committee action pending House Public Education

HB 1762   Cole, Sheryl (F) Relating to the facilitation of voting by persons confined in certain jails.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

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 1789   Tinderholt, Tony
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to enter into an agreement to create a mutual aid law enforcement task force.
Bill History: 06-02-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1795   Bernal, Diego Relating to the enforcement by certain entities of state and federal immigration laws with respect to persons younger than 18 years of age.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

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 1845   Klick, Stephanie Relating to the notification of a peace officer through an indication associated with vehicle registration or a driver's license that a person has a health condition that may impede communication.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1861   Martinez, Armando Relating to the criteria to determine compensation and conditions of employment of firefighters and police officers of certain political subdivisions.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

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 2007   Leach, Jeff Relating to the enforcement of traffic regulations on a public road that is owned, operated, and maintained by a special district.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 2245

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 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 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 2059   Blanco, Cesar
Taylor, Larry
Relating to required human trafficking prevention training for health care practitioners and certain employees of health care facilities.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 2070   Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the repeal of a provision governing the operation of jail commissaries in certain counties.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 2090   Martinez, Armando Relating to deputy sheriff civil service appeals of certain sheriff's department actions.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Vote failed in committee on House County Affairs

HB 2136   Schaefer, Matt Relating to warning signs applicable to the carrying of weapons on the premises of certain holders of alcoholic beverage licenses and permits and to grounds for cancellation of those licenses and permits.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 2144   Turner, John (F) Relating to peace officer instruction on veterans affected by trauma.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2164   Burns, DeWayne
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to imposing civil and criminal penalties for prohibiting or otherwise restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on certain premises open to the public.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 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 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 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 2405   Bowers, Rhetta (F) Relating to education and training for peace officers regarding trauma-informed techniques to facilitate interactions with homeless individuals.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2413   Lambert, Stan Relating to the emergency administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by peace officers.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

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 2445   Parker, Tan Relating to the addition of territory to a crime control and prevention district.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Urban Affairs

HB 2467   Zedler, Bill Relating to training requirements for certain county jailers.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

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 2518   Toth, Steve Relating to the penalties for the possession of two ounces or less of marihuana.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2580   Wu, Gene Relating to providing free access to telephone services for persons confined in county jail pending trial.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House County Affairs

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 2644   Martinez, Armando Relating to the notification of a peace officer through an indication associated with vehicle registration that a person has a health condition that may impede communication.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2683   Geren, Charlie Relating to the transfer or sale of a law enforcement dog to a peace officer, an honorably retired peace officer, or a survivor of a deceased peace officer.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Removed from hearing 04/10/19 House Homeland Security and Public S

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 2707   Price, Four Relating to the expansion of the community mental health grant program to include services to and treatment of individuals with substance use disorders.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 2754   White, James Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only and the court's authority to order a defendant confined in jail for failure to pay a fine.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Motion to reconsider the vote by which HB 2754 failed to
pass on May 8, 2019 failed on a verified vote of Y:70 N:37

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 2828   King, Phil
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under the public information law.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3116   White, James
West, Royce
Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on best practice standards for the detention of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3129   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the exemption of authorized emergency vehicles from vehicle safety inspections.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 3180   Bowers, Rhetta (F) Relating to the establishment of a centralized homelessness crisis response data system.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

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 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 3296   Allen, Alma Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants serving a sentence for a state jail felony offense.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Committee action pending House Corrections

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 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 3430   Hunter, Todd Relating to the transfer of a retired county law enforcement dog.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

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 3527   Rose, Toni Relating to inclusion of instruction on the trafficking of persons in the basic training curriculum for peace officers.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 3681   Coleman, Garnet Relating to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 3775   Davis, Yvonne Relating to the training requirements for a person appointed as a county jailer.
Bill History: 03-28-19 H Committee action pending House County 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 3854   Walle, Armando Relating to the storage, transportation, processing, and disposal of scrap tires.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Environmental Regulation

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 3910   Sherman, Carl (F)
West, Royce
Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

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 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 4236   Anderson, Doc
Birdwell, Brian
Relating to a limited viewing of certain body worn camera recordings.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 4468   Coleman, Garnet
Whitmire, John
Relating to county criminal justice reform.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 4559   Fierro, Art (F)
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to access to a county jail prisoner's health benefits coverage information for mental health service providers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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

HJR 5   Thompson, Senfronia
Kolkhorst, Lois
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Public Finance Authority to fund research, treatment, and access to services in this state for behavioral health, mental
Bill History: 05-22-19 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

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 21   Reynolds, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis for medical use.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Public Health

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 28   Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 33   Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 51   Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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 96   Tinderholt, Tony Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SJR 32

HJR 134   Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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 10   Nelson, Jane
Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Point of order sustained under Rule 4, Section 32(c)(2)
regarding an incomplete bill analysis

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 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 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 53   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a request for 9-1-1 service by text message and the provision of available contact information.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 59   Zaffirini, Judith
Zerwas, John
Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.
Bill History: 05-17-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House State Affairs

SB 63   Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

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 78   Hall, Bob Relating to the use of automatic license plate readers by a law enforcement agency or municipal parking enforcement authority.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

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 91   Menendez, Jose Relating to certain unlawful employment practices relating to the reporting of criminal offenses.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

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 105   Menendez, Jose Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion and crisis stabilization unit pilot program.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

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 116   Menendez, Jose Relating to industrial hemp.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

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 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 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 126   West, Royce Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.
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 129   Hinojosa, Chuy
Guerra, Bobby
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

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 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 173   Perry, Charles Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for certain costs incurred in confining certain persons arrested following release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 174   Perry, Charles Relating to certain duties of a sheriff regarding a county jail prisoner's health benefits coverage information.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 181   Miles, Borris Relating to the use of certain border security funding to secure Gulf of Mexico ports.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

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 185   Miles, Borris Relating to the response to certain oil or gas well accidents by state agencies and responsible parties.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Energy Resources

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 188   Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
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 193   Perry, Charles Relating to waiving the fee for the issuance of a duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun for school marshals.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 195   Perry, Charles
Parker, Tan
Relating to collecting and reporting by the Department of Family and Protective Services of certain information relating to certain alcohol and controlled substance use.
Bill History: 01-01-20 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 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 219   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to certain fees of and costs incurred by sheriffs and constables.
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 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 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 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 303   Miles, Borris Relating to providing free access to telephone services for persons confined in county jail pending trial.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

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 340   Huffman, Joan
King, Phil
Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of opioid antagonists.
Bill History: 06-10-19 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 362   Huffman, Joan
Price, Four
Relating to court-ordered mental health services.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 372   Campbell, Donna
VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the authority of an open-enrollment charter school to employ security personnel, commission peace officers, and have school resource officers.
Bill History: 06-07-19 G Earliest effective date

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 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 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 458   Huffman, Joan Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees and the superintendent of an independent school district regarding sexual abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending Senate Education

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 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 506   Creighton, Brandon Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 511   Rodriguez, Jose
Clardy, Travis
Relating to the installation of unsafe motor vehicle tires.
Bill History: 05-27-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

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 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 562   Zaffirini, Judith
Price, Four
Relating to the delivery of certain mental health information regarding a defendant transferred from a county to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Bill History: 06-14-19 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 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 586   Watson, Kirk
Neave, Victoria
Relating to the training of peace officers for family violence and sexual assault assignments.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 587   Watson, Kirk Relating to the collection and reporting of information relating to the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault offenses.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

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 593   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to access to a county jail prisoner's health benefits coverage information for mental health service providers.
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 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 632   Kolkhorst, Lois
Price, Four
Relating to the composition of the governing bodies and the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs, their representatives, and local law enforcement agencies.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 633   Kolkhorst, Lois
Lambert, Stan
Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 641   Huffman, Joan Relating to dangerous wild animals.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Public Health

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 681   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to the criteria to determine compensation and conditions of employment of firefighters and police officers of certain political subdivisions.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Committee action pending Senate Intergovernmental Relations

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 696   Huffman, Joan Relating to peace officer instruction on the trafficking of persons and compelling prostitution.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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

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 857   Lucio, Eddie
Paul, Dennis
Relating to requiring training for certain emergency management coordinators.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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 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 971   Huffman, Joan
Herrero, Abel
Relating to peace officer training on recognizing and recording circumstances that indicate strangulation in certain cases.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 973   Birdwell, Brian Relating to a limited viewing of certain body worn camera recordings.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 976   Hughes, Bryan
Martinez, Armando
Relating to the notification of a peace officer through an indication associated with vehicle registration that a person has a health condition that may impede communication.
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 994   Powell, Beverly (F) Relating to creating a school safety allotment under the foundation school program.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

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 1218   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to hiring and licensing certain veterans as peace officers.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

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 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 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 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 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 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 1827   Menendez, Jose
Lambert, Stan
Relating to the emergency administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by peace officers.
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 1850   Rodriguez, Jose
Walle, Armando
Relating to the storage, transportation, processing, and disposal of scrap tires.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

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 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 2045   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to enter into an agreement to create a mutual aid law enforcement task force.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

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 2103   Birdwell, Brian Relating to the repeal of a provision governing the operation of jail commissaries in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

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 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 2245   Paxton, Angela (F)
Leach, Jeff
Relating to the enforcement of traffic regulations on a public road that is owned, operated, and maintained by a special district.
Bill History: 05-22-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 2269   Miles, Borris Relating to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

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 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 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 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 2480   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the establishment of the Medicaid Waiver Renewal Legislative Oversight Committee.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Administration

SJR 7   Rodriguez, Jose Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis for medical use.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

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 32   Birdwell, Brian
Tinderholt, Tony
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a dog used for county law enforcement purposes to the dog's handler on the dog's retirement.
Bill History: 11-05-19 G Election date

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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