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HB 34  
Smithee, John(R)
Perry, Charles(R)
Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions.
Companions:
HB 3127Smithee, John(Identical)
  3-29-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1577Perry, Charles(Identical)
  4-25-17 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


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 611  
Leach, Jeff(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 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
SB 4Perry, Charles(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 667  
Canales, Terry(D)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: 04-28-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 685  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to a defendant's waiver of a jury trial following a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for a felony offense.
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 754  
Fallon, Pat(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 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
SB 4Perry, Charles(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-01-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 793  
Capriglione, Giovanni(R)Relating to the definition of a governmental body for the purposes of the public information law.
Companions:
SB 408Watson, Kirk(Identical)
  4-18-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Government Transparency and Operation
Bill History: 04-24-17 H Committee action pending House Government Transparency and Operation


HB 854  
Reynolds, Ron(D)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: 04-25-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 889  
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 1308Holland, Justin (F)(Identical)
  2-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
SB 4Perry, Charles(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 914  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective, and prevention and early intervention services.
Companions:
SB 11Schwertner, Charles(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services


HB 1119  
Fallon, Pat(R)Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
Companions:
HB 3461Fallon, Pat(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 3699Simpson, David(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 04-10-17 H Committee action pending House Pensions


HB 1278  
Dutton, Harold(D)
Miles, Borris (F)(D)
Relating to availability of personal information of certain current and former prosecutors.
Bill History: 06-15-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1308  
Holland, Justin (F)(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
SB 4Perry, Charles(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 1364  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.
Companions:
SB 380Burton, Konni(Identical)
  2- 1-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1435  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the commencement and prosecution of certain actions by county and district attorneys under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 1487  
Smithee, John(R)Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state.
Companions:
SB 42Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-14-17 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 1714  
Reynolds, Ron(D)Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Companions:
SB 1058West, Royce(Identical)
  3- 6-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-06-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on 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 2102  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.
Companions:
SB 302Watson, Kirk(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-21-17 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 2273  
Lang, Mike (F)(R)Relating to the repeal of certain statutes allowing a county attorney or commissioners court to accept gifts or grants to finance or assist the operation of the office of county attorney.
Bill History: 04-12-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 2338  
Bell, Cecil(R)Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act.
Companions:
SB 2015Creighton, Brandon(Identical)
  3-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 05-06-17 H Reported from committee as substituted Select on State/Federal Power Responsibility


HB 2533  
Geren, Charlie(R)
Estes, Craig(R)
Relating to civil suits brought by local governments or certain other persons for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Qu
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 2640  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 05-06-17 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2670  
Hunter, Todd(R)Relating to public information in the possession, custody, or control of a current or former officer or employee of a governmental body.
Bill History: 04-24-17 H Committee action pending House Government Transparency and Operation


HB 2680  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the creation and promulgation of certain standard forms for statewide use in criminal actions.
Bill History: 05-12-17 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar


HB 2742  
Bonnen, Greg(R)Relating to the right of members of the legislature, the lieutenant governor, committees of the legislature, and legislative agencies to access certain governmental information for legislative purposes.
Companions:
SB 456Taylor, Van(Identical)
  2- 6-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce
Bill History: 03-28-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics


HB 2841  
Munoz, Sergio(D)Relating to authority of a county auditor to investigate misuse of county funds or property.
Bill History: 04-13-17 H Committee action pending House County Affairs


HB 3011  
Murr, Andrew(R)Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant and to funding for judicial continuing legal education.
Companions:
SB 1338Whitmire, John(Identical)
  5-21-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3127  
Smithee, John(R)Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions.
Companions:
HB 34Smithee, John(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
SB 1577Perry, Charles(Identical)
  4-25-17 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3134  
Smithee, John(R)Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations.
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3139  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the expunction of arrest records for and issuance of orders of nondisclosure for certain persons without the necessity of filing a petition.
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3515  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara (F)(D)Relating to the disposition by a peace officer of certain Class B misdemeanors.
Bill History: 05-05-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3649  
Herrero, Abel(D)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to confidential communications of victims of certain family violence offenses.
Companions:
SB 1757Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  3-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3738  
Murr, Andrew(R)Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant.
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3757  
Schofield, Mike(R)Relating to a waiver of the statute of limitations in the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses.
Bill History: 04-04-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics


HB 3817  
Schofield, Mike(R)Relating to a waiver of the statute of limitations in the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses.
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics


HB 3911  
Kuempel, John(R)Relating to a trial court's instructions to a jury.
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 3965  
Faircloth, Wayne(R)Relating to the reporting of criminal offenses to prosecuting attorneys, to any failure by law enforcement agencies to properly consider those reports, and to allegations regarding a law enforcement officer.
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3971  
Schofield, Mike(R)Relating to the method of calculating the salary of state judges.
Companions:
SB 1938Hughes, Bryan (F)(Identical)
  4-27-17 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 05-01-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 4256  
Blanco, Cesar(D)Relating to the jurisdiction of courts in criminal matters involving allegations of sexual assault by a member of the state military forces.
Bill History: 04-19-17 H Committee action pending House Defense and Veteran's Affairs


HJR 20  
Dutton, Harold(D)Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the governor from appointing certain prosecuting attorneys to fill a vacancy of a district judge.
Bill History: 03-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HJR 45  
Schofield, Mike(R)Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature.
Companions:
SJR 8Zaffirini, Judith(Refiled from 84R Session)
SJR 6Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  11- 7-17 G Election date
Bill History: 04-12-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HJR 98  
Murr, Andrew(R)Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of pretrial release of a person accused of a noncapital offense if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community and the victim.
Companions:
SJR 50Whitmire, John(Identical)
  4- 4-17 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 11  
Schwertner, Charles(R)
Frank, James(R)
Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Service, including foster care, child protective, and prevent and early intervention services.
Companions:
HB 914Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  2-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 42  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Smithee, John(R)
Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state.
Companions:
HB 1487Smithee, John(Identical)
  3-14-17 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 57  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to the use of a wireless communication device by a state officer or employee while operating a motor vehicle.
Companions:
SB 238Zaffirini, Judith(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 01-24-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce


SB 110  
Huffines, Donald(R)Relating to term limits for elected officers of political subdivisions.
Bill History: 01-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 302  
Watson, Kirk(D)
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.
Companions:
HB 2102Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  3-21-17 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 380  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.
Companions:
HB 1364Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  3-29-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-01-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 401  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the seizure of property by a peace officer.
Bill History: 02-01-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 408  
Watson, Kirk(D)Relating to the definition of a governmental body for the purposes of the public information law.
Companions:
HB 793Capriglione, Giovanni(Identical)
  4-24-17 H Committee action pending House Government Transparency and Operation
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Government Transparency and Operation


SB 456  
Taylor, Van(R)Relating to the right of members of the legislature, the lieutenant governor, committees of the legislature, and legislative agencies to access certain governmental information for legislative purposes.
Companions:
HB 2742Bonnen, Greg(Identical)
  3-28-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics
Bill History: 02-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce


SB 514  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to an interstate compact on border security and refugee resettlement.
Bill History: 02-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security


SB 635  
Huffines, Donald(R)
Schofield, Mike(R)
Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in certain actions challenging an order, ordinance, or similar measure of a political subdivision or the failure of an officer of a political subdivision to perform.
Bill History: 05-19-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


SB 685  
Seliger, Kel(R)Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
Bill History: 04-27-17 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs


SB 1058  
West, Royce(D)Relating to grand jury proceeding; providing a penalty.
Companions:
HB 1714Reynolds, Ron(Identical)
  3- 6-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1293  
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)Relating to a prohibition on requiring a gift or grant to be made to a district or county attorney or a commissioners court as a condition of a defendant's pretrial intervention agreement.
Bill History: 03-13-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1338  
Whitmire, John(D)
Murr, Andrew(R)
Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant and to funding for judicial continuing legal education.
Companions:
HB 3011Murr, Andrew(Identical)
  4-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-21-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 1424  
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty for contempt of court.
Bill History: 05-20-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 1448  
Estes, Craig(R)Relating to restricting employers from prohibiting certain employees from carrying, transporting, storing, or using handguns or ammunition.
Bill History: 03-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1577  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions.
Companions:
HB 34Smithee, John(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
HB 3127Smithee, John(Identical)
  3-29-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-25-17 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1653  
Watson, Kirk(D)Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who have been determined incompetent to stand trial.
Bill History: 03-22-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1757  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to confidential communications of victims of certain family violence offenses.
Companions:
HB 3649Herrero, Abel(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1851  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)Relating to the confidential and privileged communications and records of victims of certain sexual assault offenses.
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1938  
Hughes, Bryan (F)(R)Relating to the method of calculating the salary of state judges.
Companions:
HB 3971Schofield, Mike(Identical)
  5- 1-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-27-17 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs


SB 2015  
Creighton, Brandon(R)Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act.
Companions:
HB 2338Bell, Cecil(Identical)
  5- 6-17 H Reported from committee as substituted Select on State/Federal Power Responsibility
Bill History: 03-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 2189  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 2217  
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)Relating to state fiscal matters.
Bill History: 03-29-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance


SJR 6  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Schofield, Mike(R)
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute.
Companions:
SJR 8Zaffirini, Judith(Refiled from 84R Session)
HJR 45Schofield, Mike(Identical)
  4-12-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence
Bill History: 11-07-17 G Election date


SJR 13  
Huffines, Donald(R)Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a political subdivision of this state to limit the number of terms for which a person may be elected to hold an office of the political subdivision.
Bill History: 01-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SJR 50  
Whitmire, John(D)Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of pretrial release of a person accused of a noncapital offense if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community and the victim.
Companions:
HJR 98Murr, Andrew(Identical)
  3-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-04-17 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice


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