District and County Attorneys
Bill Status Report
10-21-2017 - 02:58:22

- Action in the date range    - Link to Remarks    - Link to Documents   ( ) - Priority

 
CCP

HB 12  
Price, Four(R)Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system and to the eligibility for medical assistance of certain mentally ill inm
Bill History: 05-08-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs


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 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 50  
White, James(R)Relating to the discharge or waiver of fines and costs imposed on indigent defendants.
Companions:
HB 351Canales, Terry(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 52  
Metcalf, Will(R)Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration and the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning arrested persons and certain persons lawfully detained.
Bill History: 02-14-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 58  
White, James(R)Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain first-time marihuana possession offenders.
Bill History: 02-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 67  
White, James(R)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.
Companions:
HB 275Gonzales, Larry(Identical)
  3-14-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-20-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 72  
Keough, Mark(R)Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs.
Companions:
SB 857Hughes, Bryan (F)(Identical)
  2-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-09-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 90  
Minjarez, Ina(D)Relating to expanding the category of persons required to pay certain costs on conviction imposed to support drug court programs.
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 103  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to certain body cavity searches conducted by a peace officer.
Bill History: 05-03-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 104  
White, James(R)
Nichols, Robert(R)
Relating to notification provided to certain victims of criminal offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 117  
White, James(R)Relating to ethyl alcohol monitoring as a condition of community supervision for certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 05-09-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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 124  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer.
Companions:
HB 763Shaheen, Matt(Identical)
  3- 1-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
HB 921Kacal, Kyle(Identical)
  2-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 130  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances.
Bill History: 03-13-17 H Committee action pending 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 147  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain felony cases.
Companions:
HB 341Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 152  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the restoration of certain rights to a criminal defendant.
Companions:
HB 478Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 04-20-17 H Rep. Canales moved to spread the bill on the journal


HB 155  
Schaefer, Matt(R)Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Companions:
HB 1975Schaefer, Matt(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 158  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the recording and disclosure of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a peace officer.
Bill History: 02-15-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 162  
Lucio III, Eddie(D)
Menendez, Jose(D)
Relating to conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals.
Companions:
SB 1792Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  3-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 183  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision.
Bill History: 05-10-17 S Received in the Senate


HB 215  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the rights of certain defendants who successfully complete a term of community supervision.
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 229  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations.
Companions:
SB 1253West, Royce(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 244  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
Companions:
SB 1725Birdwell, Brian(Identical)
  3-22-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security
Bill History: 03-15-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 245  
Johnson, Eric(D)
Whitmire, John(D)
Relating to the consequence for a law enforcement agency's failure to comply with reporting requirements for certain injuries or deaths caused by peace officers.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 268  
Lozano, Jose(R)
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Relating to venue in the prosecution of certain criminal conduct involving obstruction or retaliation.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 269  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution.
Bill History: 04-24-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 275  
Gonzales, Larry(R)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.
Companions:
HB 67White, James(Identical)
  3-20-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-14-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 298  
Larson, Lyle(R)
Campbell, Donna(R)
Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed.
Companions:
SB 239Campbell, Donna(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 06-15-17 G Vetoed by the Governor


HB 316  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of another in capital felony cases.
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 322  
Canales, Terry(D)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans and the waiver of fees and costs charged for the expunction.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 323  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the award of court costs, storage fees, and attorney's fees in a criminal asset forfeiture proceeding.
Companions:
HB 3415Canales, Terry(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 324  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the recording and disclosure of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a governmental employee.
Companions:
HB 3893Canales, Terry(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 02-15-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 325  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent offenses.
Bill History: 02-15-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 328  
Workman, Paul(R)Relating to state and federal laws regarding immigrants or immigration, including the enforcement of those laws by certain governmental entities and the use of consular identity documents for certain purposes.
Bill History: 02-15-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 342  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to notice provided to a court regarding certain defendants placed on state jail felony community supervision.
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Corrections


HB 344  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.
Companions:
HB 1012Canales, Terry(Refiled from 84R Session)
SB 95Hinojosa, Chuy(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 05-02-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 346  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to an offense for which an indictment or information was dismissed with prejudice.
Bill History: 02-15-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 348  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property.
Companions:
HB 805Dale, Tony(Identical)
  4-28-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 355  
Raney, John(R)
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)
Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from residing on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education.
Companions:
SB 1041Buckingham, Dawn (F)(Identical)
  3- 6-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 362  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the procedure for rearrest and adjustment of the bond amount in certain criminal cases.
Companions:
HB 1382Moody, Joe(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 05-09-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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 414  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations.
Bill History: 02-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on 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 419  
White, James(R)Relating to providing certain information to criminal defendants charged with certain drug offenses before a plea is entered.
Bill History: 02-16-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 420  
White, James(R)Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence relating to climate change or global warming in certain criminal cases.
Bill History: 02-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 422  
Fallon, Pat(R)Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain elected officials convicted of certain offenses.
Companions:
SB 68Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  1-24-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 02-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics


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 472  
Dale, Tony(R)Relating to judicial review of protective orders and the duration of those orders.
Companions:
SB 257Taylor, Van(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-10-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 257


HB 491  
Frullo, John(R)Relating to requiring registration as a sex offender of certain defendants convicted of the offense of continuous trafficking of persons.
Companions:
SB 1433Uresti, Carlos(Identical)
  3-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-24-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 500  
Geren, Charlie(R)Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers.
Companions:
HB 1273Geren, Charlie(Identical)
  2-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics
SB 500Taylor, Van(Identical)
  6- 6-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 500


HB 524  
Villalba, Jason(R)Relating to the punishment for certain offenses involving family violence.
Companions:
SB 900Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  5-15-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-10-17 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 525  
Villalba, Jason(R)Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain violent offenses against children or offenses involving family or dating violence.
Companions:
HB 3841Villalba, Jason(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 05-12-17 S Received in the Senate


HB 535  
Longoria, Oscar(D)Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for damages to real property suffered as a result of a person evading arrest or detention.
Bill History: 02-16-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 551  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged.
Companions:
SB 326Burton, Konni(Identical)
  4-18-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 557  
Collier, Nicole(D)
Burton, Konni(R)
Relating to the procedure for expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted.
Companions:
SB 325Burton, Konni(Identical)
  4-18-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 567  
White, James(R)Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.
Companions:
HB 571Johnson, Jarvis(Identical)
  2-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 774Johnson, Eric(Identical)
  3- 9-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 813Johnson, Jarvis(Identical)
  3-29-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
SB 271Burton, Konni(Identical)
  5- 2-17 S Removed from hearing 05/02/17, Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-21-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 571  
Johnson, Jarvis(D)Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.
Companions:
HB 567White, James(Identical)
  3-21-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 774Johnson, Eric(Identical)
  3- 9-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 813Johnson, Jarvis(Identical)
  3-29-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
SB 271Burton, Konni(Identical)
  5- 2-17 S Removed from hearing 05/02/17, Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 574  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 597  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the creation of a graffiti pretrial diversion program.
Bill History: 02-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 607  
Minjarez, Ina(D)Relating to a court's continuing jurisdiction to handle the disposition of a felony case.
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 608  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on personal bond.
Bill History: 02-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 609  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the representation of a defendant in certain criminal proceedings in populous counties.
Bill History: 02-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 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 662  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to a credit toward payment of costs for a defendant confined in jail or other facility before sentencing.
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 664  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the release on bail of a defendant arrested following a violation of a condition of community supervision.
Bill History: 05-10-17 S Received in the Senate - Referred to Senate Criminal Justice


HB 666  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent misdemeanor offenses.
Companions:
HB 670Canales, Terry(Identical)
  5- 8-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 12-20-16 H Filed


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 668  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond.
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 669  
Canales, Terry(D)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders.
Bill History: 05-24-17 S Withdrawn from the Local Calendar


HB 670  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent misdemeanor offenses.
Companions:
HB 666Canales, Terry(Identical)
  12-20-16 H Filed
Bill History: 05-08-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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 680  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana.
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 681  
Wu, Gene(D)
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Relating to restricting access to certain information that relates to a person convicted of or granted a dismissal after deferral of disposition for a fine-only misdemeanor offense.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 682  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.
Bill History: 05-05-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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 686  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to bail release decisions in criminal cases and the payment of certain costs by a defendant released on bail.
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 736  
Shaheen, Matt(R)Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 749  
Farrar, Jessica(D)Relating to a central database containing information about certain persons who have been convicted of or received a grant of deferred adjudication community supervision for certain offenses involving animal cruelty.
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending 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 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 763  
Shaheen, Matt(R)Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer.
Companions:
HB 124Krause, Matt(Identical)
  2-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
HB 921Kacal, Kyle(Identical)
  2-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 03-01-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 774  
Johnson, Eric(D)Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.
Companions:
HB 567White, James(Identical)
  3-21-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 571Johnson, Jarvis(Identical)
  2-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 813Johnson, Jarvis(Identical)
  3-29-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
SB 271Burton, Konni(Identical)
  5- 2-17 S Removed from hearing 05/02/17, Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-09-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


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 805  
Dale, Tony(R)Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property.
Companions:
HB 348Canales, Terry(Identical)
  3-29-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-28-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 813  
Johnson, Jarvis(D)Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.
Companions:
HB 567White, James(Identical)
  3-21-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 571Johnson, Jarvis(Identical)
  2-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 774Johnson, Eric(Identical)
  3- 9-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
SB 271Burton, Konni(Identical)
  5- 2-17 S Removed from hearing 05/02/17, Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 814  
Johnson, Jarvis(D)Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches.
Bill History: 02-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 825  
Blanco, Cesar(D)Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense.
Companions:
HB 154Johnson, Eric(Refiled from 84R Session)
SB 160Rodriguez, Jose(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 1855Johnson, Eric(Identical)
  3- 9-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
SB 169Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  1-25-17 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 833  
King, Phil(R)Relating to the administration of educational programs for persons placed on community supervision for certain intoxication offenses.
Companions:
SB 333West, Royce(Identical)
  1-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 835  
Stephenson, Phil(R)Relating to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture.
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 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 867  
Villalba, Jason(R)
Taylor, Van(R)
Relating to school marshals for private schools.
Companions:
SB 444Taylor, Van(Identical)
  5-11-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for
Bill History: 06-15-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 873  
Pickett, Joe(D)
Hughes, Bryan (F)(R)
Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


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 921  
Kacal, Kyle(R)Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer.
Companions:
HB 124Krause, Matt(Identical)
  2-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
HB 763Shaheen, Matt(Identical)
  3- 1-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 02-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 991  
Thompson, Ed(R)Relating to the selection and summons of prospective grand jurors.
Companions:
SB 1298Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1011  
Alonzo, Roberto(D)Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus after a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
Companions:
HB 3580Alonzo, Roberto(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-06-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1012  
Alonzo, Roberto(D)Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to an offense for which a person is arrested.
Bill History: 03-06-17 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 1122  
Wray, John(R)Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims.
Companions:
SB 707Birdwell, Brian(Identical)
  5-21-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-10-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1125  
White, James(R)Relating to the amount of a fine or cost imposed in a criminal case by a justice or municipal court and to the court's authority to order a defendant confined in jail for failure to pay a fine or cost or for contempt.
Companions:
SB 1335Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  3-14-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1136  
Davis, Yvonne(D)Relating to allowing judges to use juror identification numbers when polling the jury.
Companions:
SB 46Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 1177  
Murr, Andrew(R)
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)
Relating to the release on personal bond of a person arrested for an out-of-county offense under certain circumstances.
Companions:
SB 633Buckingham, Dawn (F)(Identical)
  2-13-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-18-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


HB 1189  
Wray, John(R)Relating to certain prohibited acts by reserve law enforcement officers.
Bill History: 02-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1214  
Alonzo, Roberto(D)Relating to pretrial hearings in criminal cases in certain courts.
Bill History: 02-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 1219  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest.
Bill History: 02-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1220  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to spoliation of evidence held for use in a criminal proceeding.
Bill History: 02-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1258  
Clardy, Travis(R)Relating to information publicly available in an electronic court record database.
Bill History: 05-18-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs


HB 1264  
Burkett, Cindy(R)
Huffines, Donald(R)
Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of certain municipal courts in certain criminal cases punishable by fine only.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1266  
Geren, Charlie(R)
Nelson, Jane(R)
Relating to notice for hearings and trial settings in criminal cases.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1268  
Schaefer, Matt(R)Relating to a challenge to a grand juror.
Bill History: 04-19-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1273  
Geren, Charlie(R)Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers.
Companions:
HB 500Geren, Charlie(Identical)
  5- 8-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 500
SB 500Taylor, Van(Identical)
  6- 6-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics


HB 1283  
Geren, Charlie(R)Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements.
Companions:
SB 14Taylor, Van(Identical)
  5-15-17 H Referred to House Committee on House General Investigating and Ethics
Bill History: 03-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics


HB 1285  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties.
Companions:
SB 335West, Royce(Identical)
  1-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-05-17 S Received in the Senate - Referred to Senate Criminal Justice


HB 1286  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to the disposition of organs, organ parts, or medically implanted devices on completion of an autopsy.
Companions:
SB 336West, Royce(Identical)
  1-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-01-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1287  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to the electronic monitoring of certain defendants as an alternative to confinement.
Companions:
SB 332West, Royce(Identical)
  1-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1301  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 1314  
Israel, Celia(D)Relating to the release on personal bond of a person who is pregnant.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1322  
Burns, DeWayne(R)Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


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 1349  
Gooden, Lance(R)Relating to judicial and law enforcement authority in certain municipalities on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in the municipality.
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 1359  
White, James(R)Relating to monuments and memorials for Texas heroes and penalties for unauthorized removal, relocation, or alteration of a monument or memorial.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


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 1392  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the use of an electronic recovery and access to data prepaid card reader to seize forfeitable property.
Companions:
SB 480Burton, Konni(Identical)
  2- 6-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-24-17 H Removed from hearing 03/29/17 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1426  
Allen, Alma(D)
Burton, Konni(R)
Relating to the issuance of a certificate of relief from collateral consequences to persons convicted of or placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for certain offenses.
Bill History: 06-15-17 G Vetoed by the Governor


HB 1441  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to a defendant's discharge of fines and costs through confinement in jail or community service.
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1442  
Wu, Gene(D)
Burton, Konni(R)
Relating to the release of certain defendants pending a motion for new trial or an appeal from a misdemeanor conviction.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


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 1503  
Frullo, John(R)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to the reporting of attempted child abductions.
Companions:
SB 1333Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  3-14-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1504  
Allen, Alma(D)Relating to conditions of community supervision applicable to supervision officer meetings and visits.
Bill History: 05-09-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 1505  
Allen, Alma(D)Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.
Bill History: 04-24-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections


HB 1507  
Giddings, Helen(D)
West, Royce(D)
Relating to the rights of certain defendants who successfully complete a term of community supervision.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1517  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding.
Companions:
HB 95Fletcher, Allen(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-09-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 1549  
Burkett, Cindy(R)
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)
Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


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 1574  
Wilson, Terry (F)(R)
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)
Relating to documentation regarding an arrest of a person without a warrant.
Companions:
SB 630Buckingham, Dawn (F)(Identical)
  5- 9-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for
Bill History: 05-24-17 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for


HB 1575  
Wilson, Terry (F)(R)Relating to venue for the disposition of stolen property.
Companions:
SB 631Buckingham, Dawn (F)(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-13-17 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar


HB 1655  
King, Phil(R)
Huffines, Donald(R)
Relating to the reporting of certain offenses committed by members of the Texas military forces.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1676  
White, James(R)Relating to the establishment of the capital appellate defense committee and the office of capital appellate defender.
Bill History: 03-28-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1703  
Johnson, Jarvis(D)Relating to the discharge by certain defendants of fines and costs through community service.
Bill History: 03-06-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal 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 1718  
Alonzo, Roberto(D)Relating to pretrial hearings in felony cases.
Companions:
SB 882Uresti, Carlos(Identical)
  2-28-17 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 1727  
Faircloth, Wayne(R)
Creighton, Brandon(R)
Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1740  
Blanco, Cesar(D)Relating to the administration of veterans treatment court programs, the expunction of arrest records and files for certain participants who successfully complete a program, and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure.
Bill History: 03-06-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 1742  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the rights of certain defendants who successfully complete a term of community supervision.
Bill History: 03-06-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1746  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from a public retirement system of public officers or employees convicted of certain offenses.
Companions:
HB 1538Meyer, Morgan (F)(Refiled from 84R Session)
SB 110Taylor, Van (F)(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-09-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics


HB 1749  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to an offense punishable by fine only.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1799  
Dale, Tony(R)Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire.
Companions:
SB 1890Bettencourt, Paul(Identical)
  3-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education
Bill History: 05-03-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Education


HB 1820  
Springer, Drew(R)Relating to a presumption regarding certain evidence of a prior conviction in a criminal proceeding.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1849  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression.
Companions:
HB 2059Coleman, Garnet(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-15-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 1855  
Johnson, Eric(D)Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense.
Companions:
HB 154Johnson, Eric(Refiled from 84R Session)
SB 160Rodriguez, Jose(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 825Blanco, Cesar(Identical)
  3- 1-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
SB 169Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  1-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-09-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 1866  
Geren, Charlie(R)
Campbell, Donna(R)
Relating to compensation and restitution to crime victims and the disposition of unclaimed restitution payments.
Companions:
SB 2060Campbell, Donna(Identical)
  3-28-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1884  
Anderson, Doc(R)
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)
Relating to the penalties for certain littering offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 1894  
Nevarez, Poncho(D)Relating to the board of directors of the Maverick County Hospital District.
Companions:
SB 881Uresti, Carlos(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-04-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 881


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 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 1969  
Neave, Victoria (F)(D)Relating to the establishment of a municipal marshal reserve force.
Bill History: 03-15-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1997  
Minjarez, Ina(D)Relating to authorizing a fee for certain pretrial intervention programs.
Companions:
SB 2106Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  3-28-17 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 2030  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case.
Companions:
HB 1024Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


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 2049  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted.
Companions:
HB 3276Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 05-01-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2068  
Phillips, Larry(R)
Miles, Borris (F)(D)
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Companions:
SB 2185Miles, Borris (F)(Identical)
  3-29-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation
Bill History: 05-22-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


HB 2071  
Cook, Byron(R)Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.
Companions:
SB 527Birdwell, Brian(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 527


HB 2085  
Alvarado, Carol(D)Relating to psychological counseling for certain grand jurors.
Companions:
SB 1264Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2089  
White, James(R)Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.
Companions:
SB 761Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  5- 9-17 S Meeting cancelled for 05/09/17, Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


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 2222  
Hunter, Todd(R)Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain victims of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons.
Companions:
SB 256Taylor, Van(Identical)
  5-19-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-05-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 256


HB 2237  
Walle, Amando(D)Relating to a public defender's investigation into a defendant's finances.
Companions:
SB 1581Garcia, Sylvia(Identical)
  3-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2280  
Dean, Jay (F)(R)Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and to the agency's enforcement of immigration detainers and of laws relating to immigration.
Bill History: 03-15-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 2286  
Landgraf, Brooks(R)Relating to the qualifications for service as a grand juror and to the selection of grand jurors.
Bill History: 05-08-17 S Received in the Senate - Referred to Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2289  
Rinaldi, Matt(R)Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain employees convicted of certain offenses.
Companions:
SB 652Taylor, Van(Identical)
  2-14-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending House Pensions


HB 2347  
Oliverson, Tom (F)(R)Relating to the prosecution of and increased penalties for certain offenses involving the trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 03-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2387  
Herrero, Abel(D)Relating to disclosure and use of certain information regarding the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
Companions:
SB 843Perry, Charles(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-01-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 843


HB 2398  
King, Phil(R)Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Companions:
SB 1461Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  3-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2404  
Alvarado, Carol(D)Relating to reports of sexual assault made to public or private institutions of higher education.
Bill History: 03-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education


HB 2439  
Munoz, Sergio(D)Relating to policies and procedures for the issuance of personal bonds in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2450  
Koop, Linda(R)Relating to a warrant authorizing the search of a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device.
Companions:
SB 1823Burton, Konni(Identical)
  5-12-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2458  
Price, Four(R)Relating to the authority of a magistrate to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 05-10-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2483  
Parker, Tan(R)Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses regarding unauthorized recordings.
Companions:
SB 1343Hughes, Bryan (F)(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2521  
Perez, Mary Ann(D)Relating to the disclosure or release by a criminal justice agency of photographs taken pursuant to an arrest or other involvement in the criminal justice system.
Bill History: 03-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2575  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school.
Bill History: 05-08-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2586  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the electronic filing of bail bonds.
Bill History: 05-11-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2606  
Lozano, Jose(R)Relating to the prosecution and punishment for possession of a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 2-A.
Bill History: 03-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2609  
Miller, Rick(R)Relating to the penalty for certain family violence committed in the presence of a child.
Bill History: 03-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2622  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the issuance of subpoenas or certain other court orders with respect to an online service provider in the investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offenses.
Companions:
SB 1203Perry, Charles(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-09-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1203


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 2702  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution.
Companions:
SB 1849Whitmire, John(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-11-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2707  
White, James(R)Relating to the manner in which a bail bond or personal bond is forfeited.
Companions:
HB 581Harless, Patricia(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-28-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2724  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to community supervision in this state and the waiver or modification of certain fees, fines, and costs imposed on certain defendants.
Companions:
SB 1582Garcia, Sylvia(Identical)
  3-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2873  
Smithee, John(R)Relating to the procedures for an application for a writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases where the state agrees to relief.
Companions:
SB 1273Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  4-11-17 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2879  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to treatment and registration of juveniles adjudicated for a sexual offense.
Companions:
SB 1828Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  3-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-12-17 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 2883  
Allen, Alma(D)Relating to the conditions of community supervision.
Companions:
SB 1584Garcia, Sylvia(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-09-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1584


HB 2892  
Smithee, John(R)Relating to guardianships.
Companions:
SB 1096Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-02-17 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 2893  
Munoz, Sergio(D)Relating to a personal bond office and pretrial services in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-29-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2903  
Munoz, Sergio(D)Relating to the entitlement of certain persons to the expunction of arrest records and files.
Bill History: 03-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 2911  
Lucio III, Eddie(D)
Menendez, Jose(D)
Relating to a reemployment program as a condition of community supervision for certain veterans who commit a misdemeanor offense.
Bill History: 05-24-17 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for


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 2940  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to citations and participation in pretrial diversion for misdemeanor possession of marihuana.
Bill History: 03-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2956  
Kuempel, John(R)Relating to the regulation of outdoor advertising by the Texas Department of Transportation.
Bill History: 03-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation


HB 3001  
Price, Four(R)Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 3016  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Hughes, Bryan (F)(R)
Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
Companions:
SB 1340Hughes, Bryan (F)(Identical)
  4- 4-17 S Removed from hearing 04/04/17, Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3051  
King, Phil(R)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to the categories used to record the race or ethnicity of persons stopped for or convicted of traffic offenses.
Companions:
SB 1747Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  3-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3054  
Herrero, Abel(D)Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.
Companions:
SB 1616Lucio, Eddie(Identical)
  3-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-06-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3070  
White, James(R)Relating to the payment of certain costs, fines, fees, or restitution by a defendant placed on community supervision.
Bill History: 03-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3080  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with severe mental illness.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3097  
Burkett, Cindy(R)Relating to the procedures following a child fatality or near fatality and the relating investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 03-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services


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 3130  
Parker, Tan(R)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to the establishment of an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants.
Companions:
SB 1011Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  3- 6-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3133  
Smithee, John(R)Relating to the use of in-custody informant testimony in a criminal trial.
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 3147  
White, James(R)
Menendez, Jose(D)
Relating to the entitlement to expunction for certain persons who are arrested solely as a result of inaccurate identifying information.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3161  
Murr, Andrew(R)Relating to a county jail-based restoration of competency program.
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health


HB 3165  
Moody, Joe(D)
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Relating to the duties of a personal bond pretrial release office.
Companions:
SB 1315Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  3-14-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3167  
Paddie, Chris(R)
Hughes, Bryan (F)(R)
Relating to the program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases.
Bill History: 06-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3189  
Bonnen, Dennis(R)Relating to the reporting of and access to information related to court-ordered prescription drug substance abuse treatment.
Bill History: 05-09-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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 3237  
Moody, Joe(D)
Whitmire, John(D)
Relating to when search warrant affidavits become public information.
Bill History: 05-26-17 G Earliest effective date


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 3270  
Bohac, Dwayne(R)
Taylor, Larry(R)
Relating to criminal background checks for persons employed by certain public school contractors.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3272  
Wray, John(R)
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Relating to the suspension, revocation, or cancellation of a driver's license or personal identification certificate and to certain conduct constituting contempt of court that may result in the suspension or denial of drivers's licens
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3289  
White, James(R)Relating to the procedures for certain technical violations of community supervision.
Bill History: 04-12-17 H Committee action pending House Corrections


HB 3303  
White, James(R)Relating to the creation of a pretrial drug diversion program.
Companions:
SB 1399Whitmire, John(Identical)
  5-24-17 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3391  
Geren, Charlie(R)
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain public safety employees who commit a criminal offense.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3411  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara (F)(D)Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in certain capital cases.
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3473  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara (F)(D)Relating to the issuance of a citation for criminal trespass punishable as a Class B misdemeanor.
Companions:
SB 1106Bettencourt, Paul(Identical)
  3- 7-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-05-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 3513  
Faircloth, Wayne(R)Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense.
Bill History: 05-04-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3514  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara (F)(D)Relating to restorative justice initiatives.
Bill History: 05-03-17 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means


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 3561  
Klick, Stephanie(R)Relating to assistance for foster children, homeless children or youth, and unaccompanied youth.
Bill History: 05-12-17 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar


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 3594  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to procedures related to juvenile justice proceedings.
Bill History: 05-18-17 S Removed from hearing 05/18/17 - Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3617  
Alonzo, Roberto(D)Relating to the deadline for filing an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a death penalty case.
Companions:
SB 958Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  3- 1-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3637  
Ortega, Evelina (F)(D)Relating to recording certain criminal proceedings.
Companions:
SB 1521Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  3-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-12-17 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar


HB 3638  
Ortega, Evelina (F)(D)Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability.
Companions:
SB 1313Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  3-14-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3681  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the investigation of deaths involving peace officers.
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3690  
Metcalf, Will(R)
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Relating to the Texas Crime Stoppers Council.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3729  
White, James(R)Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-28-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


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 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 3773  
Allen, Alma(D)Relating to certain persons arrested under a warrant.
Bill History: 05-01-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3786  
Oliverson, Tom (F)(R)Relating to eligibility for community supervision of defendants convicted of certain burglary offenses.
Bill History: 05-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3790  
Cook, Byron(R)Relating to the authority of a judge regarding a defendant who has been discharged from community supervision.
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3801  
Burns, DeWayne(R)Relating to the eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun.
Companions:
SB 1704Buckingham, Dawn (F)(Identical)
  3-22-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3824  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to the duties and powers of peace officers.
Bill History: 05-08-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3841  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to the punishment for possession of a small amount of a substance in Penalty Group 1 under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Bill History: 03-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3872  
Lucio III, Eddie(D)
Menendez, Jose(D)
Relating to a motion for forensic DNA testing of certain evidence previously subjected to faulty testing.
Bill History: 06-15-17 G Earliest effective date


HB 3881  
Alvarado, Carol(D)Relating to the issuance of a writ of attachment.
Companions:
SB 291Whitmire, John(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3900  
Neave, Victoria (F)(D)Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the expunction of arrest records and files.
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3931  
Schaefer, Matt(R)Relating to the provision of and local regulation of certain for-hire passenger transportation.
Companions:
SB 113Huffines, Donald(Identical)
  3-14-17 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation


HB 3942  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to the protection of certain children through the operation of the child safety check alert list and training for law enforcement officers relating to the child safety check alert list.
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


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 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 4013  
Frullo, John(R)Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement or juvenile probation officer.
Companions:
SB 1571Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-12-17 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar


HB 4020  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans who successfully complete a veterans court pretrial intervention.
Companions:
HB 3362Collier, Nicole(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Defense and Veteran's Affairs


HB 4030  
Phillips, Larry(R)Relating to the life insurance policy proceeds of an insured defendant indicted for certain offenses under the Penal Code.
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Committee action pending House Insurance


HB 4060  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to the electronic recording of certain non-custodial interrogations.
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4070  
Thierry, Shawn (F)(D)Relating to increasing the punishment for certain offenses that occur on the grounds of a school district and involve expressions of bias or prejudice against certain groups.
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4091  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to reporting requirements for and the availability of information regarding certain uses of force, injuries, or deaths caused by peace officers.
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 4093  
Klick, Stephanie(R)Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.
Companions:
SB 1208Schwertner, Charles(Identical)
  5-18-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Human Services
Bill History: 04-03-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services


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 4159  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals stopped on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses.
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 4180  
Coleman, Garnet(D)
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)
Relating to issues affecting counties and other governmental entities.
Bill History: 05-26-17 H Set on the House Items Eligible Calendar


HB 4188  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to the electronic recording of non-custodial interviews.
Bill History: 03-31-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4196  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to the commitment of a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial and who is a person with an intellectual disability.
Companions:
SB 1583Garcia, Sylvia(Identical)
  3-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-10-17 H Filed


HB 4199  
Hinojosa, Gina (F)(D)Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond.
Bill History: 03-31-17 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 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 14  
Taylor, Van(R)Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements; creating criminal offenses.
Companions:
HB 1283Geren, Charlie(Identical)
  3-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics
Bill History: 05-15-17 H Referred to House Committee on House General Investigating and Ethics


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 46  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Davis, Yvonne(D)
Relating to allowing judges to use juror identification numbers when polling the jury.
Companions:
HB 1136Davis, Yvonne(Identical)
  4-18-17 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 68  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain elected officials convicted of certain offenses.
Companions:
HB 422Fallon, Pat(Identical)
  2-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics
Bill History: 01-24-17 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 113  
Huffines, Donald(R)Relating to the provision of and local regulation of certain for-hire passenger transportation.
Companions:
HB 3931Schaefer, Matt(Identical)
  4- 3-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation
Bill History: 03-14-17 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce


SB 156  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.
Bill History: 01-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 169  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense.
Companions:
HB 154Johnson, Eric(Refiled from 84R Session)
SB 160Rodriguez, Jose(Refiled from 84R Session)
HB 825Blanco, Cesar(Identical)
  3- 1-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
HB 1855Johnson, Eric(Identical)
  3- 9-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 01-25-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 239  
Campbell, Donna(R)
Larson, Lyle(R)
Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed.
Companions:
HB 298Larson, Lyle(Identical)
  6-15-17 G Vetoed by the Governor
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 256  
Taylor, Van(R)
Hunter, Todd(R)
Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain victims of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons.
Companions:
HB 2222Hunter, Todd(Identical)
  5- 5-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 256
Bill History: 05-19-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 257  
Taylor, Van(R)
Dale, Tony(R)
Relating to judicial review of protective orders and the duration of those orders.
Companions:
HB 472Dale, Tony(Identical)
  5-10-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 257
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 265  
Watson, Kirk(D) Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendre.
Bill History: 01-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security


SB 271  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.
Companions:
HB 567White, James(Identical)
  3-21-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 571Johnson, Jarvis(Identical)
  2-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 774Johnson, Eric(Identical)
  3- 9-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 813Johnson, Jarvis(Identical)
  3-29-17 H Rereferred to Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 05-02-17 S Removed from hearing 05/02/17 - Senate Criminal Justice


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 291  
Whitmire, John(D)
Alvarado, Carol(D)
Relating to the issuance of a writ of attachment.
Companions:
HB 3881Alvarado, Carol(Identical)
  4-17-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 298  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Geren, Charlie(R)
Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Forensic Science Commission operating account.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 325  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to the procedure for expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted.
Companions:
HB 557Collier, Nicole(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 326  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged.
Companions:
HB 551Collier, Nicole(Identical)
  4- 3-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-18-17 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 332  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the electronic monitoring of certain defendants as an alternative to confinement.
Companions:
HB 1287Rose, Toni(Identical)
  5- 8-17 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 333  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the administration of educational programs for persons placed on community supervision for certain intoxication offenses.
Companions:
HB 833King, Phil(Identical)
  5- 8-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 01-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 335  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties.
Companions:
HB 1285Rose, Toni(Identical)
  5- 5-17 S Received in the Senate - Referred to Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 01-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 336  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the disposition of organs, organ parts, or medically implanted devices on completion of an autopsy.
Companions:
HB 1286Rose, Toni(Identical)
  3- 1-17 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 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 342  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.
Bill History: 01-30-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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 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 381  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches.
Bill History: 02-01-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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 413  
Taylor, Van(R)
Laubenberg, Jodie(R)
Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record in certain counties.
Companions:
SB 857Taylor, Van (F)(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


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 444  
Taylor, Van(R)Relating to school marshals for private schools.
Companions:
HB 867Villalba, Jason(Identical)
  6-15-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-11-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


SB 480  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to the use of an electronic recovery and access to data prepaid card reader to seize forfeitable property.
Companions:
HB 1392Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  3-24-17 H Removed from hearing 03/29/17, House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 481  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Bill History: 02-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 494  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to an offense report propared in the investigation of certain criminal cases.
Bill History: 02-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 500  
Taylor, Van(R)
Geren, Charlie(R)
Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers.
Companions:
HB 500Geren, Charlie(Identical)
  5- 8-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 500
HB 1273Geren, Charlie(Identical)
  2-23-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House General Investigating and Ethics
Bill History: 06-06-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 527  
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Cook, Byron(R)
Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.
Companions:
HB 2071Cook, Byron(Identical)
  5- 8-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 527
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 582  
Whitmire, John(D)
Alvarado, Carol(D)
Relating to discharge of a prisoner from a county jail.
Bill History: 05-19-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Health


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 630  
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)Relating to documentation regarding an arrest of a person without a warrant.
Companions:
HB 1574Wilson, Terry (F)(Identical)
  5-24-17 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for
Bill History: 05-09-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


SB 631  
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)
Wilson, Terry (F)(R)
Relating to venue for the disposition of stolen property.
Companions:
HB 1575Wilson, Terry (F)(Identical)
  4-13-17 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 633  
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)Relating to the release on personal bond of a person arrested for an out-of-county offense under certain circumstances.
Companions:
HB 1177Murr, Andrew(Identical)
  5-18-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for
Bill History: 02-13-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 652  
Taylor, Van(R)Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain employees convicted of certain offenses.
Companions:
HB 2289Rinaldi, Matt(Identical)
  4-17-17 H Committee action pending House Pensions
Bill History: 02-14-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 653  
Taylor, Van(R)
Davis, Sarah(R)
Relating to improper relationships between educators or certain other school personnel and students.
Bill History: 05-17-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House General Investigating and Ethics


SB 661  
Huffines, Donald(R)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 02-15-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation


SB 662  
Huffines, Donald(R)Relating to the reporting of proceeds and property from asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Bill History: 02-15-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 663  
Huffines, Donald(R)Relating to disposition of proceeds and property from asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Bill History: 02-15-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


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 707  
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Wray, John(R)
Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims.
Companions:
HB 1122Wray, John(Identical)
  4-10-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-21-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 713  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to investigative and laboratory tests and processes conducted with respect to unidentified human remains.
Bill History: 02-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 761  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.
Companions:
HB 2089White, James(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 05-09-17 S Meeting cancelled for 05/09/17 - 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 811  
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)Relating to sex offender registration and a prohibition on certain registered sex offenders from being in a motor vehicle with a minor who is not a family member.
Bill History: 02-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 843  
Perry, Charles(R)
Herrero, Abel(D)
Relating to disclosure and use of certain information regarding the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
Companions:
HB 2387Herrero, Abel(Identical)
  5- 1-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 843
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 857  
Hughes, Bryan (F)(R)Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs.
Companions:
HB 72Keough, Mark(Identical)
  5- 9-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-27-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 882  
Uresti, Carlos(D)Relating to pretrial hearings in felony cases.
Companions:
HB 1718Alonzo, Roberto(Identical)
  3- 6-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-28-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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 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 958  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the deadline for filing an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a death penalty case.
Companions:
HB 3617Alonzo, Roberto(Identical)
  3-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-01-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 997  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)Relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses.
Bill History: 03-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 998  
West, Royce(D)
Canales, Terry(D)
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1011  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the establishment of an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants.
Companions:
HB 3130Parker, Tan(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1041  
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from residing on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education.
Companions:
HB 355Raney, John(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 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 1065  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.
Bill History: 03-06-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1096  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Smithee, John(R)
Relating to guardianships.
Companions:
HB 2892Smithee, John(Identical)
  5- 2-17 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1106  
Bettencourt, Paul(R)Relating to the issuance of a certain for criminal trespass punishable as a Class B misdemeanor.
Companions:
HB 3473Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara (F)(Identical)
  5- 5-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-07-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1124  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Geren, Charlie(R)
Relating to the administrative attachment of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1165  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or order of expunction of arrest records and files for certain victims of trafficking of person.
Bill History: 03-09-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1169  
Uresti, Carlos(D)Relating to confinement as a condition of community supervision.
Bill History: 03-09-17 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 1183  
Perry, Charles(R)
Price, Four(R)
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services.
Bill History: 05-20-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Health


SB 1203  
Perry, Charles(R)
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Relating to the issuance of subpoenas or certain other court orders with respect to an online service provider in the investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offenses.
Companions:
HB 2622Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  5- 9-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1203
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1208  
Schwertner, Charles(R)
Klick, Stephanie(R)
Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.
Companions:
HB 4093Klick, Stephanie(Identical)
  4- 3-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services
Bill History: 05-18-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Human Services


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 1241  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to law enforcement's duty to report to the National Crime Information Center and Texas Crime Information Center information concerning family violence, sexual assault, stalking, trafficking cases.
Bill History: 03-13-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1250  
West, Royce(D)
Moody, Joe(D)
Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1253  
West, Royce(D)
Smithee, John(R)
Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations.
Companions:
HB 229Canales, Terry(Identical)
  2-13-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1264  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Alvarado, Carol(D)
Relating to psychological counseling for certain grand jurors.
Companions:
HB 2085Alvarado, Carol(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1273  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the procedures for an application for a writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases where the state agrees to relief.
Companions:
HB 2873Smithee, John(Identical)
  3-29-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-11-17 S Committee action pending 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 1298  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Thompson, Ed(R)
Relating to the selection and summons of prospective grand jurors.
Companions:
HB 991Thompson, Ed(Identical)
  2-27-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1313  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability.
Companions:
HB 3638Ortega, Evelina (F)(Identical)
  3-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-14-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1315  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the duties of a personal bond pretrial release office.
Companions:
HB 3165Moody, Joe(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-14-17 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 1326  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Price, Four(R)
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1333  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to reporting attempt child abductions.
Companions:
HB 1503Frullo, John(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-14-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1335  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to the amount of a fine or cost imposed in a criminal case by a justice or municipal court and to the court's authority to order a defendant confined in jail for failure to pay a fine or cost or for contempt.
Companions:
HB 1125White, James(Identical)
  2-22-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-14-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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 1340  
Hughes, Bryan (F)(R)Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
Companions:
HB 3016Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-04-17 S Removed from hearing 04/04/17 - Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1343  
Hughes, Bryan (F)(R)
Parker, Tan(R)
Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses regarding unauthorized recordings.
Companions:
HB 2483Parker, Tan(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1399  
Whitmire, John(D)
White, James(R)
Relating to the creation of a pretrial drug diversion program.
Companions:
HB 3303White, James(Identical)
  4- 3-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-24-17 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action


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 1433  
Uresti, Carlos(D)Relating to requiring registration as a sex offender of certain defendants convicted of the offense of continuous trafficking of persons.
Companions:
HB 491Frullo, John(Identical)
  4-24-17 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1461  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Companions:
HB 2398King, Phil(Identical)
  3-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1487  
West, Royce(D)
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Relating to preventing racial profiling and video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops.
Bill History: 05-21-17 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar


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 1521  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to recording certain criminal proceedings.
Companions:
HB 3637Ortega, Evelina (F)(Identical)
  5-12-17 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar
Bill History: 03-20-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1534  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the entry of a plea by defendants charged with certain misdemeanors involving family violence.
Bill History: 03-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1553  
Menendez, Jose(D)
Bernal, Diego(D)
Relating to the refusal of entry to or ejection from school district property.
Bill History: 06-15-17 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 1571  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Frullo, John(R)
Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement or juvenile probation officer.
Companions:
HB 4013Frullo, John(Identical)
  5-12-17 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


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 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 1581  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)Relating to a public defender's investigation into a defendant's finances.
Companions:
HB 2237Walle, Amando(Identical)
  4-17-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1582  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)Relating to community supervision in this state and the waiver or modification of certain fees, fines, and costs imposed on certain defendants.
Companions:
HB 2724Rose, Toni(Identical)
  5- 8-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1583  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)
Phelan, Dade(R)
Relating to the commitment of a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial and who is a person with an intellectual disability.
Companions:
HB 4196Collier, Nicole(Identical)
  3-10-17 H Filed
Bill History: 03-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1584  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)
Allen, Alma(D)
Relating to the conditions of community supervision.
Companions:
HB 2883Allen, Alma(Identical)
  5- 9-17 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1584
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1616  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.
Companions:
HB 3054Herrero, Abel(Identical)
  5- 6-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1617  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the reporting requirements for certain injuries or deaths caused by peace officers.
Bill History: 03-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1623  
Uresti, Carlos(D)Relating to certain persons who are acquitted by reason of insanity in a criminal case and who are dangerous to the person's self.
Bill History: 03-21-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on 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 1700  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to uniform reporting of information concerning protective orders, concerning magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and concerning conditions of bond imposed on a person awaiting trial in a family violence.
Bill History: 03-22-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1704  
Buckingham, Dawn (F)(R)Relating to the eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun.
Companions:
HB 3801Burns, DeWayne(Identical)
  3-30-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-22-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1714  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to the expenditure of proceeds and property from and the state's burden of proof in asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Bill History: 03-22-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1725  
Birdwell, Brian(R)Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
Companions:
HB 244Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  3-15-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-22-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security


SB 1740  
Miles, Borris (F)(D)Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.
Companions:
SB 226Ellis, Rodney(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1741  
Miles, Borris (F)(D)Relating to attorneys in certain counties who are qualified for appointment to represent a defendant with a mental illness.
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1747  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to the categories used to record the race or ethnicity of persons stopped for or convicted of traffic offenses.
Companions:
HB 3051King, Phil(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1761  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to the cost of transporting a body for the purpose of performing an autopsy.
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1792  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals.
Companions:
HB 162Lucio III, Eddie(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1800  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the applicability of sex offender registration requirements to the offense of improper relationship between educator and student.
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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 1823  
Burton, Konni(R)
Koop, Linda(R)
Relating to a warrant authorizing the search of a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device.
Companions:
HB 2450Koop, Linda(Identical)
  5-11-17 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 05-12-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 1826  
Burton, Konni(R)Relating to notification regarding the release of certain sex offenders and to the reporting of vehicle registration information for sex offenders.
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1828  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to treatment of juveniles adjudicated for a sexual offense.
Companions:
HB 2879Dutton, Harold(Identical)
  4-12-17 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1849  
Whitmire, John(D)
Coleman, Garnet(D)
Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution.
Companions:
HB 2702Coleman, Garnet(Identical)
  4-11-17 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


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 1867  
Miles, Borris (F)(D)Relating to the joint or separate prosecution of a capital felony charged against two or more defendants.
Companions:
HB 267Miles, Borris(Refiled from 84R Session)
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1890  
Bettencourt, Paul(R)Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire.
Companions:
HB 1799Dale, Tony(Identical)
  5- 3-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Education
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education


SB 1913  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-17 G Earliest effective date


SB 1937  
Hughes, Bryan (F)(R)Relating to the participation of certain counties in the collection improvement program.
Bill History: 05-09-17 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for


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 2060  
Campbell, Donna(R)Relating to compensation and restitution to crime victims and the disposition of unclaimed restitution payments.
Companions:
HB 1866Geren, Charlie(Identical)
  9- 1-17 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-28-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2106  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to authorizing a fee for certain pretrial intervention programs.
Companions:
HB 1997Minjarez, Ina(Identical)
  5- 4-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-28-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2125  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to the period for which a defendant with an intellectual disability who is found incompetent to stand trial may be civilly committed before the court holds a hearing.
Bill History: 03-28-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2157  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to parking privileges for people with disabilities.
Bill History: 03-29-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation


SB 2185  
Miles, Borris (F)(D)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Companions:
HB 2068Phillips, Larry(Identical)
  5-22-17 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for
Bill History: 03-29-17 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation


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


Copyright © 2017. Texas Legislative Service. All Rights Reserved.