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Penal Code

HB 7  
Wu, Gene(D)
Uresti, Carlos(D)
Relating to child protective services suits by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 9  
Capriglione, Giovanni(R)
Taylor, Van(R)
Relating to cybercrime.
Companions:
SB 1020Taylor, Van(Identical)
  3- 6-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 29  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking.
Companions:
SB 1569Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  3-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 49  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student.
Bill History: 03-14-17 H Sent to subcommittee House Public Education


HB 56  
Flynn, Dan(R)Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder's duties.
Bill History: 04-07-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 64  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Companions:
HB 1537Farrar, Jessica(Identical)
  4-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 96  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
HB 553Moody, Joe(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 1523Farrar, Jessica(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 2057Coleman, Garnet(Refiled from 84R Session)
SB 148Rodriguez, Jose(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 1848Coleman, Garnet(Identical)
  4-24-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 166Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  1-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 99  
Keough, Mark(R)Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition.
Bill History: 03-01-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on Select on State/Federal Power Responsibility


HB 110  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Bill History: 03-01-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on Select on State/Federal Power Responsibility


HB 122  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Bill History: 04-24-17 S Received in the Senate


HB 140  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to convictions considered for purposes of enhancing the punishment for certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 142  
Moody, Joe(D)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.
Companions:
SB 339Perry, Charles(Identical)
  1-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 191  
Bernal, Diego(D)Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
Bill History: 02-14-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 218  
Dale, Tony(R)Relating to improper relationships between educators and students.
Bill History: 03-20-17 H Committee action pending House Public Education


HB 234  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to wrongful exclusion of handgun license holders from property owned by or leased to a governmental entity and to certain offenses relating to the carrying of handguns on that property.
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 246  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on the property.
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 255  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities.
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 259  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 261  
Howard, Donna(D)Relating to enhanced penalties for assault of employees of or volunteers for certain clinics or facilities that provide abortion or family planning services.
Bill History: 02-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 282  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
Companions:
HB 391Howard, Donna(Identical)
  2-16-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 289  
Phelan, Dade(R)Relating to protective orders for certain children who are victims of abuse or neglect.
Bill History: 02-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services


HB 291  
Johnson, Eric(D)Relating to limiting the locations in which a license holder may openly carry a handgun.
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 306  
Minjarez, Ina(D)Relating to student harassment, bullying, cyberbullying, injury to or death of minor.
Companions:
SB 179Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 179


HB 331  
Gonzalez, Mary(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child and the duty of certain professionals to report that offense and to instruction in school districts regarding consent in sexual relationships.
Bill History: 03-14-17 H Sent to subcommittee House Public Education


HB 333  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student.
Bill History: 03-20-17 H Committee action pending House Public Education


HB 351  
Canales, Terry(D)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to the discharge or waiver of fines and costs imposed on indigent defendants.
Companions:
HB 50White, James(Identical)
  2-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 356  
Huberty, Dan(R)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: 04-27-17 H Committee action pending House Public Education


HB 375  
Stickland, Jonathan(R)Relating to providing for the carrying of handguns without a license and to related offenses and penalties.
Bill History: 03-28-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 383  
Murphy, Jim(R)Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.
Companions:
SB 1297Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  3-13-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 391  
Howard, Donna(D)Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
Companions:
HB 282Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  2-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-16-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 392  
Howard, Donna(D)Relating to certain offenses involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain hospitals, mental health facilities, and nursing facilities.
Bill History: 02-16-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 401  
Villalba, Jason(R)Relating to civil or criminal liability for leaving certain animals unattended in or removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle.
Companions:
SB 69Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  1-24-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-20-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 415  
Minjarez, Ina(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping.
Companions:
SB 688Uresti, Carlos(Identical)
  2-15-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 429  
Villalba, Jason(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of the person's status as a peace officer, a firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel.
Bill History: 02-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 435  
King, Ken(R)
Perry, Charles(R)
Relating to the application of certain weapons laws to and liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a handgun.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 465  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the carrying of weapons at amusement parks or locations associated with schools or educational institutions.
Bill History: 02-16-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 466  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to limiting the locations in which a license holder may openly carry a handgun.
Bill History: 02-16-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 471  
Johnson, Eric(D)
Hancock, Kelly(R)
Relating to authorizing a credit union or other financial institution to conduct savings promotion raffles.
Bill History: 06-15-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 504  
Geren, Charlie(R)Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature.
Companions:
SB 504Taylor, Van(Identical)
  5-17-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House General Investigating and Ethics
Bill History: 04-19-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House General Investigating and Ethics


HB 514  
Simmons, Ron(R)Relating to the authority of certain personal protection officers to carry certain weapons.
Bill History: 05-01-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 560  
Springer, Drew(R)Relating to the places where a person may carry a handgun if the person is licensed to carry a handgun and to certain related criminal offenses.
Bill History: 02-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 573  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)
Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
SB 251Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  1-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-01-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 591  
Minjarez, Ina(D)Relating to the punishment for the offense of aggravated assault.
Bill History: 05-18-17 S Removed from hearing 05/18/17 - Senate Criminal Justice


HB 612  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions.
Bill History: 02-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 676  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Companions:
SB 941Hughes, Bryan (F)(Identical)
  3- 1-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 683  
Wu, Gene(D)
Menendez, Jose(D)
Relating to the creation of the offense of possession or use of law enforcement identification, insignia, or vehicles in certain populous municipalities and the clarification of the offenses of false identification.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 722  
Longoria, Oscar(D)Relating to certain procedures for defendants who successfully complete a period of state jail felony community supervision.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 731  
Bohac, Dwayne(R)Relating to creating the offense of intimidation by a member of a criminal street gang.
Bill History: 05-09-17 H Recommitted to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 761  
Hernandez, Ana(D)Relating to protections under civil and criminal law for certain young victims of trafficking.
Companions:
HB 887Hernandez, Ana(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 02-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 790  
Lozano, Jose(R)Relating to the definition of an illegal knife.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 799  
Murr, Andrew(R)
Perry, Charles(R)
Relating to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties.
Companions:
SB 378Perry, Charles(Identical)
  3-13-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 806  
Dale, Tony(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of bail jumping and failure to appear.
Bill History: 02-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 834  
Parker, Tan(R)
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Relating to prohibiting certain actions regarding the rehoming of an adopted child.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 866  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to lethal violence protective orders.
Companions:
SB 434Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  2- 6-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-20-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 894  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners.
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 899  
Nevarez, Poncho(D)Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
Bill History: 04-11-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 913  
Alvarado, Carol(D)
Taylor, Larry(R)
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 948  
Tinderholt, Tony(R)Relating to prohibiting abortion and recognizing the rights, powers, and privileges of all unborn children at every stage of gestation from fertilization until birth.
Bill History: 02-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 968  
Metcalf, Will(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.
Companions:
SB 349Creighton, Brandon(Identical)
  5-18-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 04-25-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 981  
Wray, John(R)Relating to the carrying of handguns by and an exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at an established place of religious worship.
Bill History: 05-03-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 982  
Wray, John(R)Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder's duties.
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 983  
Wray, John(R)Relating to an increase in punishment for certain persons convicted of theft of a trailer, semitrailer, farm tractor, or implement of husbandry.
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 987  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to use of force or deadly force in defense of a person.
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1015  
Dutton, Harold(D)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: 03-06-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 1078  
Murphy, Jim(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.
Companions:
HB 1338Leach, Jeff(Identical)
  2-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 274Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  1-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1087  
Alvarado, Carol(D)Relating to the creation of the offense of bestiality.
Bill History: 05-04-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1088  
Munoz, Sergio(D)Relating to the creation of the offense of prohibited conduct of a bail bond surety.
Bill History: 03-13-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1090  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.
Companions:
SB 111Taylor, Van (F)(Refiled from 84R Session)
SB 140Taylor, Van(Identical)
  1-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 05-04-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs


HB 1110  
Thompson, Ed(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for assault committed against certain sports participants.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1153  
Davis, Sarah(R)Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of state hospitals and state supported living centers.
Bill History: 02-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health


HB 1178  
Kuempel, John(R)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to the punishment for burglary and theft of controlled substances.
Companions:
SB 536Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  4-25-17 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1209  
Burns, DeWayne(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.
Companions:
SB 583Campbell, Donna(Identical)
  2- 8-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 02-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1218  
Johnson, Eric(D)Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of prostitution.
Bill History: 04-04-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1229  
Blanco, Cesar(D)Relating to prohibiting the transfer of a firearm to a person listed in the terrorist screening database maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Companions:
SB 221Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  3-20-17 S Removed from hearing 03/21/17, Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-25-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1257  
Kacal, Kyle(R)
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving property used for flood control purposes or a dam.
Companions:
SB 903Birdwell, Brian(Identical)
  2-28-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1275  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to a criminal penalty for violating a condition of bond, condition of community supervision, or court order requiring installation of an ignition interlock device.
Bill History: 02-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1327  
Metcalf, Will(R)Relating to enhancing the penalty for intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter in certain circumstances.
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1338  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.
Companions:
HB 1078Murphy, Jim(Identical)
  2-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 274Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  1-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1357  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals and to the inclusion of related conduct in the definition of family violence.
Companions:
SB 762Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-20-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1403  
Isaac, Jason(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student.
Bill History: 03-27-17 H Committee action pending House Public Education


HB 1431  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
Companions:
SB 340Perry, Charles(Identical)
  1-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-05-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1436  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the offense of possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1457  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to fantasy sports contests.
Companions:
SB 1970Kolkhorst, Lois(Identical)
  3-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Reported from committee as substituted Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 1537  
Farrar, Jessica(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Companions:
HB 64Dutton, Harold(Identical)
  4-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1551  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state.
Companions:
HB 2565Krause, Matt(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 04-20-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1554  
Lozano, Jose(R)Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the smuggling of persons.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1592  
Bohac, Dwayne(R)Relating to the punishment of certain assaults committed against employees of primary and secondary schools.
Bill History: 03-14-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education


HB 1666  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of aggravated promotion of prostitution.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1667  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of promotion of prostitution.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1686  
Shaheen, Matt(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property.
Companions:
SB 1790Taylor, Van(Identical)
  5-18-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-04-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1739  
Burrows, Dustin(R)Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of the attorney general to prosecute the offense of barratry and solicitation of professional employment.
Bill History: 03-15-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1747  
Minjarez, Ina(D)Relating to the creation of the offense of mail theft.
Bill History: 05-10-17 H Failed to pass to third reading (Vote: N: 84/Y: 51)


HB 1751  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for assault committed against a peace officer.
Bill History: 03-14-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1808  
Meyer, Morgan(R)
Garcia, Sylvia(D)
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1810  
Dale, Tony(R)
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)
Relating to the creation of the offense of possession or promotion of obscene visual material depicting a child.
Companions:
SB 1464Buckingham, Dawn (F)(Identical)
  3-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1819  
Springer, Drew(R)
Perry, Charles(R)
Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.
Companions:
SB 842Perry, Charles(Identical)
  2-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1827  
Hinojosa, Gina (F)(D)Relating to prohibiting carrying a firearm while intoxicated.
Bill History: 03-09-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1848  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
HB 553Moody, Joe(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 1523Farrar, Jessica(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 2057Coleman, Garnet(Refiled from 84R Session)
SB 148Rodriguez, Jose(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 96Moody, Joe(Identical)
  2-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 166Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  1-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-24-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1911  
White, James(R)Relating to granting authority to carry a firearm to an unlicensed person who otherwise meets certain requirements for a handgun license and to related criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-25-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1914  
Cain, Briscoe (F)(R)Relating to the issuance of a citation for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.
Bill History: 03-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1915  
Cain, Briscoe (F)(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or educational institutions.
Bill History: 03-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1919  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of service as a peace officer.
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1935  
Frullo, John(R)
Whitmire, John(D)
Relating to the carrying of certain knives.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1999  
Israel, Celia(D)Relating to a violation regarding the purchase, possession, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor or the misrepresentation of age by a minor.
Bill History: 05-18-17 S Meeting set for 1:30 P.M., E1.016 - Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2020  
Uresti, Tomas (F)(D)Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting advertisements on an Internet website of certain prostitution offenses.
Bill History: 05-09-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2032  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara (F)(D)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system.
Companions:
SB 1573Uresti, Carlos(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 05-10-17 H Failed to pass to third reading (Vote: N: 76/Y: 61)


HB 2044  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to matters concerning peace officers, including racial profiling, use of force, equipment, and disciplinary procedures.
Bill History: 04-25-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2190  
Dukes, Dawnna(D)Relating to increasing the penalty for causing injury to a child.
Bill History: 03-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2274  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals.
Companions:
SB 1879Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  3-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs
Bill History: 04-26-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Culture, Recreation and Tourism


HB 2283  
Isaac, Jason(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
Bill History: 05-11-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2316  
Capriglione, Giovanni(R)Relating to increasing the penalty for assault of certain pregnant women.
Bill History: 03-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2380  
Swanson, Valoree (F)(R)Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.
Companions:
SB 1719Hall, Bob(Identical)
  3-22-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2429  
Dukes, Dawnna(D)Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the use of benzodiazepines or gamma butyrolactone to facilitate the commission of the offense of aggravated sexual assault and the addition of gamma butyrolactone to Penalty Group 1.
Bill History: 03-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2440  
Geren, Charlie(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2529  
Meyer, Morgan(R)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to a presumption that certain conduct constitutes force, fraud, or coercion for purposes of the offense of trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 2531  
Kuempel, John(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of disorderly conduct.
Bill History: 03-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2543  
Nevarez, Poncho(D)Relating to the unlawful possession of a firearm by persons who are subject to certain judicial determinations.
Bill History: 03-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2544  
Sanford, Scott(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful installation of tracking device or malicious software.
Companions:
SB 841Taylor, Van(Identical)
  2-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2552  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to prostitution and trafficking of persons and to certain criminal and civil consequences of that conduct.
Companions:
SB 1226Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  3- 9-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 2583  
Martinez, Armando(D)Relating to prohibiting the reckless discharge of a firearm.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2655  
Nevarez, Poncho(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm.
Bill History: 04-28-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2676  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the restoration of rights to certain persons convicted of a felony offense.
Bill History: 03-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections


HB 2679  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the use of certain previous convictions for enhancing the penalty for certain subsequent offenses.
Bill History: 03-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2708  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to the use of deadly force in defense of a person or property.
Bill History: 03-28-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2735  
Bohac, Dwayne(R)Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders and volunteer emergency services personnel.
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2741  
Deshotel, Joe(D)Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in certain areas of this state to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas.
Bill History: 03-28-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 2755  
Turner, Chris(D)Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with a governmental record.
Companions:
SB 2019Creighton, Brandon(Identical)
  3-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-18-17 S Removed from hearing 05/18/17 - Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2793  
Dean, Jay (F)(R)Relating to the punishment for certain behavior constituting disorderly conduct.
Bill History: 03-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2817  
Gonzalez, Mary(D)
Perry, Charles(R)
Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving the death of a head of cattle or a horse.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 2846  
Miller, Rick(R)Relating to the employment of certain individuals at a sexually oriented business.
Companions:
SB 1866Taylor, Larry(Identical)
  3-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 2858  
Burns, DeWayne(R)Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and coerced abortion.
Companions:
SB 1377Buckingham, Dawn (F)(Identical)
  3-16-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2908  
Hunter, Todd(R)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of service as a peace officer and to an education campaign regarding the importance of peace officers.
Companions:
SB 1808Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  3-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 2930  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway.
Bill History: 03-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2931  
Moody, Joe(D)
Whitmire, John(D)
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments.
Companions:
SB 1856Whitmire, John(Identical)
  3-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 01-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 2960  
Parker, Tan(R)Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses.
Bill History: 05-10-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2974  
Dale, Tony(R)Relating to certain sexual offenses.
Companions:
SB 2191Hughes, Bryan (F)(Identical)
  3-29-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
SB 2238Garcia, Sylvia(Identical)
  5-23-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 05-12-17 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar


HB 3019  
Burkett, Cindy(R)
Menendez, Jose(D)
Relating to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Companions:
SB 1369Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  5-17-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3057  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.
Bill History: 04-21-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3192  
Uresti, Tomas (F)(D)Relating to the punishment and community supervision for certain offenses committed against a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual.
Bill History: 04-10-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3248  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to prevention of coerced abortions and human trafficking.
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 3249  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to the creation of the offense of improper contact with an adult victim.
Companions:
SB 917Taylor, Van(Identical)
  2-28-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-04-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3301  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara (F)(D)Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and creating the offense of continuous injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Companions:
SB 1436Uresti, Carlos(Identical)
  3-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-05-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3454  
Wilson, Terry (F)(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for certain offenses committed against a federal law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel.
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3502  
Landgraf, Brooks(R)Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications.
Companions:
SB 1488West, Royce(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-03-17 H Committee action pending House State Affairs


HB 3503  
Thierry, Shawn (F)(D)Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons.
Bill History: 04-11-17 H Committee action pending House Investments and Financial Services


HB 3539  
Landgraf, Brooks(R)Relating to increasing the penalty for assault of a pregnant woman.
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3572  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided.
Companions:
SB 1822Burton, Konni(Identical)
  5-20-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3693  
Wilson, Terry (F)(R)Relating to certain defenses to prosecution in a criminal case that are based on a fear of injury by an animal.
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3719  
Isaac, Jason(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify.
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3769  
King, Ken(R)Relating to improper relationships between educators and students.
Companions:
SB 7Bettencourt, Paul(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 7


HB 3819  
Howard, Donna(D)Relating to the creation of the offense of improper contact with an adult victim of a criminal offense and providing certain rights to a victim and the victim's family regarding contact by an inmate or an inmate's representative.
Companions:
SB 1243Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  3-13-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3842  
Hinojosa, Gina (F)(D)Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin.
Companions:
SB 1743Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  6-15-17 G Vetoed by the Governor
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3858  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation.
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3883  
White, James(R)Relating to interference with possession of or access to a child.
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 3894  
Frank, James(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder.
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3901  
Metcalf, Will(R)Relating to parental administrations for certain adults with intellectual disabilities and the prosecution of a related criminal offense.
Companions:
SB 2016Creighton, Brandon(Identical)
  3-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-27-17 H Removed from hearing 05/01/17 - House Human Services


HB 3922  
Stucky, Lynn (F)(R)Relating to the places where an active judicial officer may carry a handgun if the officer is licensed to carry a handgun.
Bill History: 04-28-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3948  
Geren, Charlie(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
Bill History: 05-09-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3953  
Uresti, Tomas (F)(D)Relating to penalties for intoxicated manslaughter.
Bill History: 04-04-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3978  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.
Companions:
SB 967Watson, Kirk(Identical)
  3- 1-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-26-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3989  
Johnson, Eric(D)Relating to the locations where a person may openly carry a holstered handgun.
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 4003  
Tinderholt, Tony(R)Relating to a central database containing information about defendants required to have an ignition interlock device installed on a vehicle and local law enforcement access to that database through a mobile data terminal.
Bill History: 04-25-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 4037  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
Companions:
SB 206West, Royce(Identical)
  1-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 4103  
King, Ken(R)Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses.
Companions:
SB 1576Perry, Charles(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-04-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1576


HB 4108  
King, Ken(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of assault and harassment by persons committed to certain facilities.
Companions:
SB 1575Perry, Charles(Identical)
  5-12-17 H Removed from hearing 05/15/17, House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4136  
Gutierrez, Roland(D)Relating to the operation of casino games at 12 casinos in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming.
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 4198  
Cyrier, John(R)Relating to the payment by prospective adoptive parents of certain expenses of the birth mother.
Bill History: 04-19-17 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 4200  
Hinojosa, Gina (F)(D)Relating to the acquisition or attempted acquisition of a firearm by a person prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 4  
Perry, Charles(R)
Geren, Charlie(R)
Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons.
Companions:
HB 611Leach, Jeff(Identical)
  2-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
HB 754Fallon, Pat(Identical)
  3- 1-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
HB 889Geren, Charlie(Identical)
  2-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
HB 1308Holland, Justin (F)(Identical)
  2-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 6  
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility.
Bill History: 03-16-17 H Received in the House


SB 7  
Bettencourt, Paul(R)
King, Ken(R)
Relating to improper relationships between educators and students.
Companions:
HB 3769King, Ken(Identical)
  5- 8-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 7
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 69  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to civil or criminal liability for leaving certain animals unattended in or removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle.
Companions:
HB 401Villalba, Jason(Identical)
  3-20-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 01-24-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 106  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling devices, including eight-liners.
Bill History: 01-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 108  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for certain felony offenses committed by a person who is unlawfully present in the United States.
Bill History: 01-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 140  
Taylor, Van(R)Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.
Companions:
SB 111Taylor, Van (F)(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 1090Meyer, Morgan(Identical)
  5- 4-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 01-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 166  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
HB 553Moody, Joe(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 1523Farrar, Jessica(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 2057Coleman, Garnet(Refiled from 84R Session)
SB 148Rodriguez, Jose(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 96Moody, Joe(Identical)
  2-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1848Coleman, Garnet(Identical)
  4-24-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 01-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 179  
Menendez, Jose(D)
Minjarez, Ina(D)
Relating to student harassment, bullying, cyberbullying, injury to or death of a minor.
Companions:
HB 306Minjarez, Ina(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 179
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 188  
Uresti, Carlos(D)Relating to civil or criminal liability for transporting in, confining in, or removing from a motor vehicle certain animals.
Bill History: 05-03-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


SB 206  
West, Royce(D)Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
Companions:
HB 4037Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  4- 3-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 01-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 220  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain mental health facilities.
Bill History: 01-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 221  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to prohibiting the transfer of a firearm to a person listed in the terrorist screening database maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Companions:
HB 1229Blanco, Cesar(Identical)
  4-25-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-20-17 S Removed from hearing 03/21/17 - Senate Criminal Justice


SB 236  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the repeal of statutes regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct and to the recognition of certain same-sex relationship statuses.
Bill History: 01-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 251  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
HB 573Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  3- 1-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 01-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 274  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.
Companions:
HB 1078Murphy, Jim(Identical)
  2-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1338Leach, Jeff(Identical)
  2-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 01-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 280  
Huffines, Donald(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of criminal trespass.
Bill History: 01-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 339  
Perry, Charles(R)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.
Companions:
HB 142Moody, Joe(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 01-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 340  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
Companions:
HB 1431Moody, Joe(Identical)
  4- 5-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 01-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 343  
Perry, Charles(R)
Moody, Joe(D)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper sexual activity with a person under the supervision of a community supervision and corrections department.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 349  
Creighton, Brandon(R)
Metcalf, Will(R)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.
Companions:
HB 968Metcalf, Will(Identical)
  4-25-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 05-18-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 378  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties.
Companions:
HB 799Murr, Andrew(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-13-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


SB 405  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to voting and election procedures.
Bill History: 02-01-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 434  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to lethal violence protective orders.
Companions:
HB 866Moody, Joe(Identical)
  3-20-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 449  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun on the premises of certain businesses.
Bill History: 02-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce


SB 450  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition.
Bill History: 02-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 458  
Huffines, Donald(R)Relating to the offense of carrying a handgun while intoxicated.
Bill History: 02-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 487  
Miles, Borris (F)(D)Relating to increasing criminal penalty prescribed for certain acts of official oppression.
Bill History: 02-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 524  
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Geren, Charlie(R)
Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of abuse of a corpse.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 536  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to the punishment for burglary and theft of controlled substances.
Companions:
HB 1178Kuempel, John(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-25-17 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice


SB 577  
Nichols, Robert(R)Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of state hospitals.
Bill History: 02-08-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 583  
Campbell, Donna(R)Relating to punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.
Companions:
HB 1209Burns, DeWayne(Identical)
  2-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-08-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 597  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Bill History: 02-08-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 664  
Huffines, Donald(R)Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 05-09-17 S Meeting cancelled for 05/09/17 - Senate Criminal Justice


SB 688  
Uresti, Carlos(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping.
Companions:
HB 415Minjarez, Ina(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 02-15-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 762  
Menendez, Jose(D)
Moody, Joe(D)
Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals and to the inclusion of related conduct in the definition of family violence.
Companions:
HB 1357Moody, Joe(Identical)
  4-20-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 772  
Uresti, Carlos(D)
Uresti, Tomas (F)(D)
Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer when performing official duties to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring the bite of an animal.
Bill History: 05-19-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 841  
Taylor, Van(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful installation of tracking device or malicious software.
Companions:
HB 2544Sanford, Scott(Identical)
  3-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 842  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.
Companions:
HB 1819Springer, Drew(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 899  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of the person's status as a peace officer, a firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel.
Bill History: 03-01-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 900  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the punishment for certain offenses involving family violence.
Companions:
HB 524Villalba, Jason(Identical)
  4-10-17 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-15-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 903  
Birdwell, Brian(R)Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving property used for flood control purposes or a dam.
Companions:
HB 1257Kacal, Kyle(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-28-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 917  
Taylor, Van(R)Relating to the creation of the offense of improper contact with an adult victim.
Companions:
HB 3249Leach, Jeff(Identical)
  5- 4-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-28-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 941  
Hughes, Bryan (F)(R)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Companions:
HB 676Wu, Gene(Identical)
  2-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 03-01-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 967  
Watson, Kirk(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.
Companions:
HB 3978Moody, Joe(Identical)
  4-26-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-01-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1020  
Taylor, Van(R)Relating to cybercrime.
Companions:
HB 9Capriglione, Giovanni(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1054  
Estes, Craig(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for certain offenses committed by a person who is unlawfully present in the United States.
Bill History: 03-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1077  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to the punishment for theft offenses involving certain metals.
Bill History: 03-07-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1121  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check.
Bill History: 03-07-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1182  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and certain civil consequences of conduct causing the birth of a child born addicted to a controlled substance.
Bill History: 03-09-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1188  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain recreation centers.
Bill History: 03-09-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1204  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving the death of a head of cattle or horses.
Bill History: 03-09-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs


SB 1226  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to prostitution and trafficking of persons and to certain criminal and civil consequences of that conduct.
Companions:
HB 2552Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-09-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1232  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Alvarado, Carol(D)
Relating to the creation of the offense of bestiality.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1243  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the creation of the offense of improper contact with an adult victim of a criminal offense and providing certain rights to a victim and the victim's family regarding contact by an inmate or an inmate's representative.
Companions:
HB 3819Howard, Donna(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 03-13-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1297  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.
Companions:
HB 383Murphy, Jim(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 03-13-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1322  
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)
Miller, Rick(R)
Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography.
Bill History: 05-18-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 1369  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Companions:
HB 3019Burkett, Cindy(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-17-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


SB 1377  
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and coerced abortion.
Companions:
HB 2858Burns, DeWayne(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 03-16-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1408  
Huffines, Donald(R)
Bohac, Dwayne(R)
Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders and volunteer emergency services personnel.
Bill History: 05-19-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 1411  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain premises.
Bill History: 03-16-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce


SB 1436  
Uresti, Carlos(D)Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and creating the offense of continuous injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Companions:
HB 3301Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara (F)(Identical)
  5- 5-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1464  
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)Relating to the creation of the offense of possession or promotion of obscene visual material depicting a child.
Companions:
HB 1810Dale, Tony(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1474  
Taylor, Van(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of impersonating a public servant.
Bill History: 03-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1477  
West, Royce(D)Relating to ransomware.
Bill History: 05-05-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Government Transparency and Operation


SB 1488  
West, Royce(D)
Landgraf, Brooks(R)
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications.
Companions:
HB 3502Landgraf, Brooks(Identical)
  5- 3-17 H Committee action pending House State Affairs
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1569  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement.
Companions:
HB 29Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1575  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of assault and harassment by persons committed to certain facilities.
Companions:
HB 4108King, Ken(Identical)
  3-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-12-17 H Removed from hearing 05/15/17 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 1576  
Perry, Charles(R)
King, Ken(R)
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses.
Companions:
HB 4103King, Ken(Identical)
  5- 4-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1576
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1619  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic access interference.
Bill History: 03-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1649  
Watson, Kirk(D)
Moody, Joe(D)
Relating to an enhanced penalty for repeated criminal trespass on or in the property of a public institution of higher education.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1719  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.
Companions:
HB 2380Swanson, Valoree (F)(Identical)
  4-18-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-22-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1721  
Whitmire, John(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.
Companions:
HB 71Gonzalez, Mary(Refiled from 84R Session)
SB 492Whitmire, John(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-22-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1743  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Hinojosa, Gina (F)(D)
Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin.
Companions:
HB 3842Hinojosa, Gina (F)(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 06-15-17 G Vetoed by the Governor


SB 1790  
Taylor, Van(R)
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property.
Companions:
HB 1686Shaheen, Matt(Identical)
  4- 4-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-18-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 1807  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Metcalf, Will(R)
Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to United States attorneys and assistant United States attorneys and to the authority of United States attorneys and assistant United States attorneys.
Bill History: 05-18-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 1808  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of service as a peace officer and to an education campaign regarding the importance of peace officers.
Companions:
HB 2908Hunter, Todd(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1822  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses.
Companions:
HB 3572Krause, Matt(Identical)
  3-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-20-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 1824  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to punishment for the offense of forgery and to a fee imposed on certain defendants who commit the offense.
Bill History: 05-09-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 1856  
Whitmire, John(D)Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments.
Companions:
HB 2931Moody, Joe(Identical)
  1- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1866  
Taylor, Larry(R)Relating to the employment of certain individuals at a sexually oriented business.
Companions:
HB 2846Miller, Rick(Identical)
  3-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1871  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Raymond, Richard(D)
Relating to the creation of the offense of petroleum product or oil and gas equipment theft.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1879  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals.
Companions:
HB 2274Guillen, Ryan(Identical)
  4-26-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs


SB 1969  
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)
Cyrier, John(R)
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of the Texas Racing Act, including conforming amendments.
Bill History: 04-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 1970  
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)Relating to fantasy sports contests.
Companions:
HB 1457Raymond, Richard(Identical)
  4-17-17 H Reported from committee as substituted Licensing and Administrative Procedures
Bill History: 03-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1978  
Schwertner, Charles(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft of cattle, horses, exotic livestock, exotic fowl, sheep, swine, or goats.
Bill History: 03-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2016  
Creighton, Brandon(R)Relating to parental administrations for certain adults with intellectual disabilities and the prosecution of a related criminal offense.
Companions:
HB 3901Metcalf, Will(Identical)
  4-27-17 H Removed from hearing 05/01/17, House Human Services
Bill History: 03-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 2019  
Creighton, Brandon(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with a governmental record.
Companions:
HB 2755Turner, Chris(Identical)
  5-18-17 S Removed from hearing 05/18/17, Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2054  
West, Royce(D)
Anchia, Rafael(D)
Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.
Bill History: 05-10-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 2191  
Hughes, Bryan (F)(R)Relating to certain sexual offenses.
Companions:
HB 2974Dale, Tony(Identical)
  5-12-17 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar
SB 2238Garcia, Sylvia(Identical)
  5-23-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 03-29-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2221  
Creighton, Brandon(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for certain sexual offenses committed against a child with a disability.
Bill History: 03-29-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2238  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)
Dale, Tony(R)
Relating to certain sexual offenses.
Companions:
HB 2974Dale, Tony(Identical)
  5-12-17 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar
SB 2191Hughes, Bryan (F)(Identical)
  3-29-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-23-17 H Set on the House Calendar


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