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HB 8  
Neave, Victoria(D)
Nelson, Jane(R)
Relating to the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 11  
Thompson, Ed(R)Relating to transfer of the driver licensing program from the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles .
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Transportation


HB 15  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, the admissibility of evidence.
Companions:
SB 20Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 63  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia.
Companions:
SB 156Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  2- 1-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Received in the Senate


HB 64  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 93  
Canales, Terry(D)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor


HB 126  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to certain time limits on a delay in the state's readiness to proceed with the trial of a criminal case.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 131  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to extreme risk protective orders and the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm.
Companions:
SB 157Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  2- 1-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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


HB 161  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the procedure for rearrest and adjustment of the bond amount in certain criminal cases.
Companions:
HB 362Moody, Joe(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 171  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property.
Companions:
HB 348Canales, Terry(Refiled from 85R Session)
HB 805Dale, Tony(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 173  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the release on bail of a defendant arrested following a violation of a condition of community supervision.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 176  
Canales, Terry(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: 04-05-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 178  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to a credit toward payment of costs for a defendant confined in jail or another facility before sentencing.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 179  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond.
Companions:
HB 668Canales, Terry(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 182  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.
Companions:
SB 156Hinojosa, Chuy(Refiled from 85R Session)
SB 247Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  2- 7-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 184  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to prosecutors providing information about the benefits and costs of a proposed sentence for a defendant in a criminal trial.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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


HB 211  
Reynolds, Ron(D)Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 215  
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.
Companions:
HB 854Reynolds, Ron(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 221  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara(D)Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in certain capital felony cases.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 226  
Krause, Matt(R)
Hughes, Bryan(R)
Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Removed from hearing 05/08/19 - Senate Criminal Justice


HB 229  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara(D)Relating to the temporary confidentiality and automatic expunction of records and files relating to certain nonviolent misdemeanor offenses.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 246  
Farrar, Jessica(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Companions:
SB 294Lucio, Eddie(Identical)
  2- 7-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 261  
Frank, James(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder.
Companions:
HB 3894Frank, James(Refiled from 85R Session)
SB 719Fallon, Pat (F)(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


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


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


HB 309  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 335  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana and eligibility for placement on community supervision or on deferred adjudication community supervision for that offense.
Companions:
HB 82Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 336  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Companions:
HB 64Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 85R Session)
HB 1537Farrar, Jessica(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 344  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 352  
Blanco, Cesar(D)Relating to warrants issued to obtain cell site information through the use of a cell site simulator device and to public access to certain information relating to investigatory equipment.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 353  
Blanco, Cesar(D)Relating to law enforcement access to cell site information stored by certain entities providing wireless service to a wireless communications device.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 364  
Tinderholt, Tony(R)Relating to the creation of a central database containing information about defendants required to have an ignition interlock device installed on a motor vehicle.
Companions:
SB 558Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  2-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-01-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 371  
Allen, Alma(D)Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.
Companions:
SB 1847Miles, Borris(Identical)
  3-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 373  
Allen, Alma(D)Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.
Companions:
SB 1245Miles, Borris(Identical)
  3- 7-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-25-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 386  
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 criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 395  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara(D)Relating to the issuance of a citation for a criminal trespass offense punishable as a Class B misdemeanor.
Companions:
SB 961Bettencourt, Paul(Identical)
  5- 1-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 435  
Shaheen, Matt(R)
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 442  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of abandoning or endangering a child.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 464  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain relevant scientific evidence that was not available at the applicant's trial.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate


HB 465  
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: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 479  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Companions:
HB 1301Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 480  
Schaefer, Matt(R)Relating to a challenge to a grand juror.
Companions:
HB 1268Schaefer, Matt(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 482  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.
Companions:
SB 2010Buckingham, Dawn(Identical)
  3-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 520  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to spoliation of evidence held for use in a criminal proceeding.
Companions:
HB 1220Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 521  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest.
Companions:
HB 1219Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 85R Session)
SB 651West, Royce(Identical)
  3- 1-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 550  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the expiration of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 551  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the prosecution of and criminal penalties for the possession of marihuana concentrate.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 573  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the restoration of certain rights to a criminal defendant.
Companions:
HB 152Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 03-14-19 H Committee action pending House Corrections


HB 574  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision.
Companions:
HB 183Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 595  
Rosenthal, Jon (F)(D)Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or predjudice.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 599  
Price, Four(R)Relating to the delivery of certain mental health records of a defendant to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 600  
Price, Four(R)Relating to procedures for identifying or releasing on personal bond criminal defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability.
Companions:
SB 432Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  2-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 601  
Price, Four(R)
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Relating to procedures and reporting requirements regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 615  
Neave, Victoria(D)Relating to the destruction of certain biological evidence.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 616  
Neave, Victoria(D)
Nelson, Jane(R)
Relating to compensation for a portion of a forensic medical examination of a sexual assault survivor and for the evidence collection kit required for the examination.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 658  
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: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 714  
Lucio III, Eddie(D)
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Relating to a reemployment program available to certain veterans placed on community supervision for a misdemeanor offense.
Bill History: 06-02-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 738  
Harless, Sam (F)(R)Relating to the entry of certain bond conditions into the Texas Crime Information Center.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety


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


HB 753  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 756  
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.
Companions:
HB 685Wu, Gene(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 764  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 804  
Johnson, Jarvis(D)Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches.
Companions:
HB 814Johnson, Jarvis(Refiled from 85R Session)
SB 381Burton, Konni(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 818  
Cole, Sheryl (F)(D)Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication.
Companions:
HB 830Israel, Celia(Identical)
  4-12-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 306
SB 306Watson, Kirk(Identical)
  4-25-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 828  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing.
Companions:
SB 336West, Royce(Identical)
  5- 1-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 830  
Israel, Celia(D)Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication.
Companions:
HB 818Cole, Sheryl (F)(Identical)
  2-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
SB 306Watson, Kirk(Identical)
  4-25-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 306


HB 842  
Hernandez, Ana(D)Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain violent offenses against children or offenses involving family or dating violence.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 848  
Wray, John(R)Relating to notice of the cost of a forensic examination for a victim of an alleged sexual assault.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 881  
Bell, Cecil(R)
Campbell, Donna(R)
Relating to the right of a parent of a deceased person to view the person's body before an autopsy is performed.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 887  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the use of force to make an arrest or search and law enforcement policies regarding de-escalation and proportionate response.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Removed from hearing 04/03/19 - House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 910  
Shaheen, Matt(R)Relating to abolishing the regulation of auctioneers.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 929  
Anchia, Rafael(D)
Watson, Kirk(D)
Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor


HB 943  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case.
Companions:
HB 2030Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1013  
White, James(R)Relating to repealing automatic driver's license suspensions for certain drug offenses.
Companions:
SB 691Johnson, Nathan (F)(Identical)
  5-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1020  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to requiring certain law enforcement agencies to implement a policy regarding cite and release for certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1022  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the reporting of and access to information about defendants restricted to the operation of a motor vehicle with an ignition interlock device.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1023  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault committed against a public servant.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1029  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the sealing of and discovery procedures relating to certain recordings of children constituting evidence in a criminal case in a criminal hearing or proceeding.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1030  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs


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


HB 1073  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to the statute of limitations for certain offenses committed against children.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1088  
Geren, Charlie(R)Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1099  
Guillen, Ryan(D)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor


HB 1115  
White, James(R)Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during a person's arrest and placement information provided to the person.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections


HB 1139  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Miles, Borris(D)
Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.
Companions:
SB 418Miles, Borris(Identical)
  2-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-24-19 S Senate appointed conference committee
Miles, Whitmire, Perry, Huffman and Birdwell


HB 1145  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1171  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
Companions:
SB 388West, Royce(Identical)
  2-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1189  
Johnson, Jarvis(D)Relating to the discharge by certain defendants of fines and costs through community service.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 1196  
Meza, Terry (F)(D)Relating to changing statutory references to marihuana to cannabis.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 1206  
Cole, Sheryl (F)(D)Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of marihuana.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1207  
Rodriguez, Eddie(D)Relating to reporting the loss or theft of a firearm.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1208  
Rodriguez, Eddie(D)Relating to the storage of firearms surrendered by a person subject to a magistrate's order for emergency protection or protective order as a result of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of p
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1216  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1223  
VanDeaver, Gary(R)Relating to the creation of a criminal offense relating to interference with child custody and to the prosecution and enforcement of child custody offenses.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1224  
White, James(R)Relating to notice to the Department of Family and Protective Services that a foster child has been arrested.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services


HB 1279  
Allen, Alma(D)
Menendez, Jose(D)
Relating to jury instructions regarding parole eligibility.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 1316  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the disclosure in a criminal case of certain criminal history record information.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1319  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to a procedure in a justice or municipal court for rendering certain judgments and sentences.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1320  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the operation of, participation in, and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.
Companions:
SB 2396Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  3-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate


HB 1323  
Murr, Andrew(R)Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.
Companions:
SB 628Whitmire, John(Identical)
  3- 7-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1332  
Israel, Celia(D)Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 1355  
Button, Angie Chen(R)
Johnson, Nathan (F)(D)
Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons in certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 05-26-19 S Senate adopted conference report (Vote: Y: 31/N: 0)


HB 1364  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Received in the Senate


HB 1378  
Frullo, John(R)Relating to the authority of the Lubbock County Hospital District of Lubbock County, Texas, to employ and commission peace officers.
Companions:
SB 319Perry, Charles(Identical)
  5-14-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 319


HB 1389  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the placement on community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision, of a defendant who is the primary caretaker of a child.
Bill History: 04-01-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 1399  
Smith, Reggie (F)(R)
Creighton, Brandon(R)
Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense.
Companions:
HB 3513Faircloth, Wayne(Refiled from 85R Session)
HB 1580Phelan, Dade(Identical)
  3- 4-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


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


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


HB 1454  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the disposition of an item bearing a counterfeit trademark seized in connection with a criminal offense.
Companions:
SB 1164Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1456  
Dominguez, Alex (F)(D)Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent person in certain criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1457  
Dominguez, Alex (F)(D)Relating to the eligibility of certain attorneys to be employed by a public defender's office.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 1458  
Anderson, Doc(R)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Companions:
HB 1487Wilson, Terry(Identical)
  2-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1487  
Wilson, Terry(R)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Companions:
HB 1458Anderson, Doc(Identical)
  2-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1496  
Metcalf, Will(R)Relating to a notice requirement regarding possible acts of school violence.
Bill History: 04-30-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 1501  
Nevarez, Poncho(D)
Nichols, Robert(R)
Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists.
Companions:
SB 611Nichols, Robert(Identical)
  2-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 1513  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to a criminal offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1528  
Rose, Toni(D)
West, Royce(D)
Relating to the reporting of certain information involving family violence offenses.
Companions:
SB 693West, Royce(Identical)
  4-29-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 1530  
Paddie, Chris(R)Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
Companions:
SB 616Birdwell, Brian(Identical)
  6-10-19 G Effective September 1, 2019 except Article 8 is effective
  on September 1, 2020, and section 8.026 if effective
  immediately
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1545  
Paddie, Chris(R)
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
Companions:
SB 623Birdwell, Brian(Identical)
  3- 1-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 1546  
Nevarez, Poncho(D)Relating to the authority of the Kickapoo Indian Tribe to commission peace officers.
Companions:
SB 2143Flores, Pete(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate


HB 1580  
Phelan, Dade(R)Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense.
Companions:
HB 3513Faircloth, Wayne(Refiled from 85R Session)
HB 1399Smith, Reggie (F)(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1601  
Israel, Celia(D)Relating to the release on personal bond of a person who is pregnant.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1609  
Tinderholt, Tony(R)Relating to the confidentiality of certain grand juror information.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1615  
Schaefer, Matt(R)Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Companions:
HB 155Schaefer, Matt(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1653  
White, James(R)Relating to certain criminal justice reforms, including measures related to reentry and reintegration of state jail felony defendants and pretrial intervention programs that provide an alternative to incarceration.
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections


HB 1661  
Herrero, Abel(D)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of continuous violence against the family.
Companions:
SB 840Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  3- 1-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 1686  
Smith, Reggie (F)(R)Relating to the application for and duration of a protective order for victims of certain offenses.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 1701  
Ortega, Lina(D)Relating to a written assessment regarding a defendant suspected of having a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Companions:
SB 803Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  5- 8-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1713  
Ramos, Ana-Maria (F)(D)Relating to requiring a person convicted of an offense involving family violence or a felony or a person who is the subject of a protective order to surrender firearms owned by the person.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1719  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the penalties for the possession of small amounts of Penalty Group 1 controlled substances and marihuana.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1721  
Israel, Celia(D)Relating to a violation regarding the purchase, possession, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor or the misrepresentation of age by a minor.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 1761  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to credit toward a defendant's sentence for time confined in jail or prison before sentencing.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate


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


HB 1805  
Murr, Andrew(R)Relating to the assistance and technology fund and use of money in the fund.
Companions:
SB 1840Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 1825  
Cortez, Philip(D)Relating to information a law enforcement agency is required to share with a school district about a person who may be a student.
Companions:
SB 2135Powell, Beverly (F)(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Education


HB 1899  
Bonnen, Greg(R)
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)
Relating to the revocation or denial of certain health care professional licenses and the reporting of the grounds for revocation or denial.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 1909  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of magistrates appointed by the El Paso Council of Judges.
Bill History: 05-03-19 S Received in the Senate


HB 1936  
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: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate


HB 1955  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on personal bond.
Companions:
HB 608Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1996  
Leman, Ben(R)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to admonitions given by a court to a defendant before accepting a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 2012  
Lucio III, Eddie(D)Relating to conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals.
Companions:
SB 804Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  5-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Corrections
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar


HB 2015  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to searches, seizures and raids by Special Weapons and Tactics teams.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2020  
Kacal, Kyle(R)Relating to the judges authorized to release on bail a defendant charged with certain offenses, and the considerations for setting the amount of bail.
Companions:
SB 2241Whitmire, John(Identical)
  3-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate


HB 2026  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to certain procedures for defendants who successfully complete a period of state jail felony community supervision.
Companions:
HB 722Longoria, Oscar(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Corrections


HB 2048  
Zerwas, John(R)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Companions:
SB 918Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  4-11-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 2058  
Hernandez, Ana(D)Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide services to domestic victims of trafficking.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2079  
Coleman, Garnet(D)
Miles, Borris(D)
Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for certain expenses.
Companions:
SB 2271Miles, Borris(Identical)
  5- 1-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 2120  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government.
Companions:
SB 891Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 2130  
Walle, Armando(D)Relating to the duties of the court regarding a plea bargain agreement that requires a defendant to pay costs associated with court-appointed counsel.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2131  
Walle, Armando(D)Relating to a public defender's investigation into a defendant's finances.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate


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


HB 2200  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the punishment of certain controlled substance offenses committed in a drug-free zone.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2258  
Smith, Reggie (F)(R)Relating to requiring installation of an ignition interlock device as a condition of release on bond for the offense of driving while intoxicated with a child passenger.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2259  
Smith, Reggie (F)(R)Relating to uncollectible fees and costs in criminal actions and proceedings.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 2260  
King, Tracy(D)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.
Companions:
HB 2458Price, Four(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2266  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law.
Companions:
SB 672Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  3- 1-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs


HB 2339  
Meza, Terry (F)(D)Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of information concerning the release on bond of persons charged with committing a violent offense.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2344  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to evidence sufficient for the issuance of a stalking protective order.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2360  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the public inspection of an arrest warrant and any affidavit made in support of the issuance of the warrant.
Bill History: 05-08-19 S Received in the Senate


HB 2369  
Miller, Rick(R)Relating to the punishment for, and civil liability related to actions to prevent, the criminal offense of theft involving a package delivered to a residential or commercial property.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2398  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2421  
Smith, Reggie (F)(R)Relating to the issuance of certain warrants and orders for searches performed on wireless communications devices and for the installation and use of certain tracking equipment.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2427  
Reynolds, Ron(D)Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2436  
Smith, Reggie (F)(R)Relating to the release on personal bond of certain defendants with a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2481  
Metcalf, Will(R)
Creighton, Brandon(R)
Relating to the administration of a veterans treatment court program and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of certain defendants who are eligible to participate in a veterans treatment.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor


HB 2502  
Moody, Joe(D)
Watson, Kirk(D)
Relating to a mandatory term of confinement for defendants placed on community supervision for the criminal offense of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of a person.
Companions:
SB 989Watson, Kirk(Identical)
  3- 1-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 2516  
Ramos, Ana-Maria (F)(D)Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of cruelty to nonlivestock animals and to the inclusion of related conduct in the definition of family violence.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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


HB 2624  
Perez, Mary Ann(D)
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses involving fraud.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 2651  
Lang, Mike(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.
Companions:
SB 342Perry, Charles(Refiled from 85R Session)
SB 171Perry, Charles(Identical)
  2- 1-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2667  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce


HB 2731  
Miller, Rick(R)Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and to certain other consequences of those offenses.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2739  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to the reporting of private school educator misconduct.
Companions:
SB 1230Bettencourt, Paul(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Education


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


HB 2758  
Hernandez, Ana(D)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain trafficking and prostitution offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 2801  
Goldman, Craig(R)Relating to airport police forces and security vehicles, including the authority to commission peace officers and the rights, privileges, and duties of those officers.
Companions:
SB 1366Nelson, Jane(Identical)
  3-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Removed from hearing 03/26/19 - House Transportation


HB 2842  
King, Phil(R)Relating to the disposition of a firearm seized from certain persons with mental illness.
Companions:
SB 324Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  5- 1-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2875  
Davis, Yvonne(D)Relating to the admissibility and use of certain evidence in the prosecution of the offense of exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2877  
Davis, Yvonne(D)Relating to certain persons who are special investigators.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2889  
Meza, Terry (F)(D)Relating to amending the Texas Rules of Evidence to provide protections for victims of sexual assault.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 2894  
Collier, Nicole(D)
Buckingham, Dawn(R)
Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud.
Companions:
SB 1377Buckingham, Dawn(Identical)
  4-24-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 2896  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to the entry of a plea by defendants charged with certain misdemeanors involving family violence.
Companions:
SB 1534Rodriguez, Jose(Refiled from 85R Session)
SB 415Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  4-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2951  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements in the prosecution of certain sexual or assaultive offenses committed against a child or person with a disability.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2972  
Reynolds, Ron(D)Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2973  
Gonzalez, Jessica (F)(D)Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.
Companions:
HB 4605White, James(Identical)
  3-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2974  
Gonzalez, Jessica (F)(D)Relating to prohibiting the arrest of a person for a violation of a condition of community supervision based on certain drug test results.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3031  
Calanni, Gina (F)(D)Relating to sex offender registration for certain offenses involving a child victim.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Removed from hearing 04/29/19 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3057  
Harris, Cody (F)(R)Relating to the appointment, powers, duties, rights, and privileges of special Texas constables.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3097  
Lucio III, Eddie(D)Relating to the right of one immediate family member of certain deceased peace officers to make an oral statement regarding the terms of a plea bargain agreement.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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


HB 3120  
Bonnen, Greg(R)Relating to the punishment for certain felony offenses committed by an inmate released on parole or to mandatory supervision.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Vote failed in committee on House Corrections


HB 3177  
Smith, Reggie (F)(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of continuous sexual abuse of a child or disabled individual.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3191  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to requiring a person who is the subject of a family violence protective order or arrested for or charged with an offense involving family violence to surrender firearms owned by the person.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3206  
Gonzalez, Jessica (F)(D)Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of prostitution, to juvenile court referrals for conduct constituting prostitution, and to a court cost imposed on conviction of certain prostitution offenses.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3257  
Raney, John(R)Relating to the criminal consequences of using or exhibiting an imitation firearm.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 3270  
Miller, Rick(R)Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail.
Companions:
SB 1700Whitmire, John(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs


HB 3283  
White, James(R)Relating to the release of certain defendants on bail.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3294  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to reimbursing a commissioners court for the reasonable cost of transporting a body for the purpose of an autopsy.
Companions:
SB 1150Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  3- 7-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs


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


HB 3297  
Allen, Alma(D)Relating to the revocation of community supervision for a violation of a condition of community supervision involving the commission of an offense.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Corrections


HB 3303  
Bowers, Rhetta (F)(D)Relating to the revocation of community supervision for a violation of a condition of community supervision committed by a defendant who is the primary caretaker of a child or is pregnant.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3333  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to a statement presented in a criminal case by a victim, close relative of a deceased victim, or guardian of a victim.
Companions:
SB 1268Watson, Kirk(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3335  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to extending the length of time for which an affidavit establishing probable cause for a search warrant may be sealed.
Companions:
SB 1269Watson, Kirk(Identical)
  5- 1-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3357  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Corrections


HB 3424  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to postconviction forensic DNA testing.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate


HB 3425  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the consideration of a subsequent writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Removed from hearing 04/25/19 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3426  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain new evidence.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3453  
Clardy, Travis(R)Relating to subpoenas, orders, and warrants for the disclosure of location information, electronic customer communications records, and electronic customer data.
Companions:
SB 2093Hughes, Bryan(Identical)
  5- 9-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3500  
Gonzalez, Jessica (F)(D)Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3501  
Gonzalez, Jessica (F)(D)Relating to retention and preservation of toxicological evidence of certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3502  
Gonzalez, Jessica (F)(D)Relating to the disposal of exhibits used in criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3512  
Pacheco, Leo (F)(D)Relating to community supervision.
Companions:
SB 2188Whitmire, John(Identical)
  3-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-06-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3526  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to the duties of and training for certain officers and jailers regarding the child safety check alert list.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3539  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to the appointment of a local public defender's office to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.
Companions:
SB 583Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3540  
Burns, DeWayne(R)
Hughes, Bryan(R)
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to release in lieu of arrest certain persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 3554  
Farrar, Jessica(D)Relating to the admissibility of certain forensic analyses and associated testimony regarding physical evidence in a criminal case.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3561  
Farrar, Jessica(D)Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of continuous sexual assault.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3566  
Farrar, Jessica(D)Relating to the forensic examination of a victim of an alleged strangulation assault or sexual assault.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3567  
Farrar, Jessica(D)Relating to protective orders.
Companions:
SB 801Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  5-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 3578  
Klick, Stephanie(R)Relating to a requirement that a registrar receive a court order to cancel the voter registration of a person finally convicted of a felony.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs


HB 3582  
Murr, Andrew(R)
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.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


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


HB 3590  
Hunter, Todd(R)Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and certain other consequences of those offenses.
Companions:
SB 1802Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3594  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to certain ongoing duties of an attorney representing the state that relate to exculpatory, impeachment, or mitigating evidence in a criminal case.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3637  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.
Companions:
SB 2390Powell, Beverly (F)(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 2390


HB 3647  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to the confidentiality of a child's criminal records related to certain misdemeanor offenses.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3716  
Parker, Tan(R)
Nelson, Jane(R)
Relating to the establishment of the office of medical examiner in certain counties.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 3800  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to required reporting of human trafficking cases by peace officers and prosecutors.
Companions:
SB 1920Alvarado, Carol (F)(Identical)
  3-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 3824  
Sherman, Carl (F)(D)Relating to an affirmative finding of family violence entered in the trial of certain offenses.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3827  
Sherman, Carl (F)(D)Relating to the procedures for appointing counsel to represent indigent defendants in certain post-conviction proceedings in capital cases.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3831  
Sherman, Carl (F)(D)Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3845  
Calanni, Gina (F)(D)Relating to the use of video teleconferencing for testimony of a forensic analyst in a criminal proceeding.
Companions:
SB 1125Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar


HB 3849  
Bell, Cecil(R)Relating to the powers and duties of a personal bond or personal bond and pretrial supervision office.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar


HB 3863  
Wilson, Terry(R)
Hughes, Bryan(R)
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 3892  
Price, Four(R)Relating to court-ordered mental health services.
Companions:
SB 362Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 3914  
Sherman, Carl (F)(D)Relating to warrants and orders issued for the use of tracking equipment and access to electronic communications to further a criminal investigation.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3919  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to prosecutorial transparency.
Companions:
SB 2174Miles, Borris(Identical)
  3-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3920  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the establishment of the inmate legal services office and to the appointment and compensation of certain legal counsel for certain indigent inmates and other persons in secure correctional facilities.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3925  
Martinez, Armando(D)Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail and to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3938  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the consideration of the views of a close relative of a deceased victim regarding the imposition of the death penalty in a capital case.
Companions:
SB 1554Lucio, Eddie(Identical)
  3-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3956  
Hefner, Cole(R)Relating to the testimony of a person with a disability in certain criminal cases.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3976  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to civil enforcement of an order of restitution for a criminal offense.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 3978  
Gutierrez, Roland(D)Relating to a defendant making a specified donation in lieu of working a specified number of hours at a community service project.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3992  
Hefner, Cole(R)Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the courthouse security fund or the municipal court building security fund.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 4009  
Toth, Steve(R)Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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


HB 4028  
Dominguez, Alex (F)(D)Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent criminal offenses.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4098  
Beckley, Michelle (F)(D)Relating to reports of sexual assault made to public or private institutions of higher education.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Higher Education


HB 4104  
White, James(R)Relating to the sentencing procedures and punishment for the offense of prostitution and to programs for certain defendants charged with or convicted of prostitution.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections


HB 4113  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain capital felony cases.
Companions:
SB 929Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  3- 1-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4118  
Burns, DeWayne(R)Relating to peace officer duties in investigating or responding to certain family violence incidents.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 4133  
Bowers, Rhetta (F)(D)Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.
Companions:
SB 2113West, Royce(Identical)
  3-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


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


HB 4157  
Anchia, Rafael(D)
West, Royce(D)
Relating to the definition of a designated law enforcement office or agency for purposes of certain laws governing the installation and use of tracking equipment and access to certain communications.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 4163  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the authority of a court to grant a commutation of punishment for certain persons released on parole.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action


HB 4169  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the criminal penalties for certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4170  
Leach, Jeff(R)
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


HB 4173  
Leach, Jeff(R)
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments.
Bill History: 01-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 4187  
Middleton, Mayes (F)(R)Relating to the reporting of certain felony offenses to prosecuting attorneys and to allegations regarding a peace officer's retaliatory action taken because of that report.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 4202  
Smithee, John(R)Relating to the authority of a court to grant a motion for a new trial in certain criminal cases.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 4234  
Gonzalez, Jessica (F)(D)Relating to public access to hearings or proceedings for setting bail.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4243  
Lozano, Jose(R)Relating to the terminology used to describe transportation-related accidents.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation


HB 4244  
Longoria, Oscar(D)Relating to donations to certain local charities ordered to be paid as a condition of community supervision.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar


HB 4268  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 4287  
Zedler, Bill(R)Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
Companions:
SB 1803Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  5-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4323  
Reynolds, Ron(D)Relating to the confidentiality of identifying information of certain child victims.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4354  
Phelan, Dade(R)Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Not heard in committee House Human Services


HB 4375  
Stephenson, Phil(R)Relating to authorizing the use of anti-theft electronic monitoring as a condition of community supervision or release on bond.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4460  
Allen, Alma(D)Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Not heard in committee House Corrections


HB 4461  
Miller, Rick(R)Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


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


HB 4474  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the creation and preservation of certain records of criminal proceedings.
Companions:
SB 815Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  6-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4562  
Metcalf, Will(R)Relating to parental administrations for certain incapacitated adults.
Bill History: 04-22-19 H Removed from hearing 04/23/19 - House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 4566  
Allen, Alma(D)Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 4571  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to criminal justice.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4590  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to the registration of a person in the state sex offender registry.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4594  
Gonzalez, Jessica (F)(D)Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Corrections


HB 4604  
White, James(R)Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the provision of training and technical assistance provided by the division.
Companions:
SB 2186Whitmire, John(Identical)
  3-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Corrections


HB 4605  
White, James(R)Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.
Companions:
HB 2973Gonzalez, Jessica (F)(Identical)
  4-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4606  
White, James(R)Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters.
Companions:
SB 2242Whitmire, John(Identical)
  3-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 4664  
Leach, Jeff(R) Relating to the creation of magistrates in Collin County.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 4735  
Reynolds, Ron(D)Relating to the creation of magistrates in Fort Bend County.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 4751  
Nevarez, Poncho(D)Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence.
Companions:
SB 1804Kolkhorst, Lois(Identical)
  6- 5-19 G Vetoed by the Governor
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 9  
Hughes, Bryan(R)
Klick, Stephanie(R)
Relating to election integrity.
Bill History: 05-18-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Elections


SB 20  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Relating to the prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, the admissibility of evidence.
Companions:
HB 15Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  4-11-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 87  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the vehicle safety inspection program for certain vehicles.
Bill History: 04-17-19 S Committee action pending Senate Transportation


SB 106  
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.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 130  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to the use of hypnotically induced testimony in a criminal trial.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 156  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia.
Companions:
HB 63Moody, Joe(Identical)
  5- 1-19 S Received in the Senate
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 157  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to extreme risk protective orders and the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm.
Companions:
HB 131Moody, Joe(Identical)
  2-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 171  
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.
Companions:
SB 342Perry, Charles(Refiled from 85R Session)
HB 2651Lang, Mike(Identical)
  3-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 172  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to certain procedures applicable to a person arrested for an out-of-county offense.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 187  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 191  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation


SB 194  
Perry, Charles(R)
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.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 247  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.
Companions:
HB 182Canales, Terry(Identical)
  4-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 284  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Howard, Donna(D)
Relating to disciplinary proceedings applicable to a licensed forensic analyst.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 294  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Companions:
HB 246Farrar, Jessica(Identical)
  2-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 306  
Watson, Kirk(D)
Israel, Celia(D)
Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxicaiton.
Companions:
HB 818Cole, Sheryl (F)(Identical)
  2-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 830Israel, Celia(Identical)
  4-12-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 306
Bill History: 04-25-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 319  
Perry, Charles(R)
Frullo, John(R)
Relating to the authority of the Lubbock County Hospital District of Lubbock County, Texas, to employ and commission peace officers.
Companions:
HB 1378Frullo, John(Identical)
  4-29-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 319
Bill History: 05-14-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 324  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the disposition of a firearm seized from certain persons with mental illness.
Companions:
HB 2842King, Phil(Identical)
  3-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 332  
West, Royce(D)Relating to preventing racial profiling and to video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops.
Bill History: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice


SB 334  
West, Royce(D)Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during the arrest of a person.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 336  
West, Royce(D)Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing.
Companions:
HB 828Rose, Toni(Identical)
  4-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice


SB 341  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Murr, Andrew(R)
Relating to the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 346  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Leach, Jeff(R)
Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state criminal court costs.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date


SB 362  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Price, Four(R)
Relating to court-ordered mental health services.
Companions:
HB 3892Price, Four(Identical)
  3-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 388  
West, Royce(D)Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
Companions:
HB 1171Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  2-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 415  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Collier, Nicole(D)
Relating to the entry of a plea by defendants charged with certain misdemeanors involving family violence.
Companions:
SB 1534Rodriguez, Jose(Refiled from 85R Session)
HB 2896Collier, Nicole(Identical)
  4-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 418  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense comitted by a person with an intellectual disability.
Companions:
HB 1139Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  5-24-19 S Senate appointed conference committee
  Miles, Whitmire, Perry, Huffman and Birdwell
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 432  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to procedures for identifying or releasing on personal bond criminal defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability.
Companions:
HB 600Price, Four(Identical)
  2-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 495  
Hughes, Bryan(R)Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 558  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the creation of a central database containing information about defendants required to have an ignition interlock device installed on a motor vehicle.
Companions:
HB 364Tinderholt, Tony(Identical)
  4- 1-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 562  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Price, Four(R)
Relating to the delivery of certain mental health information regarding a defendant transferred from a county to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 577  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation


SB 583  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Rose, Toni(D)
Relating to the appointment of a local public defender's office to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.
Companions:
HB 3539Rose, Toni(Identical)
  5- 2-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 611  
Nichols, Robert(R)Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers.
Companions:
HB 1501Nevarez, Poncho(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services


SB 616  
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Paddie, Chris(R)
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
Companions:
HB 1530Paddie, Chris(Identical)
  3- 4-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Effective September 1, 2019 except Article 8 is effective
on September 1, 2020, and section 8.026 if effective
immediately


SB 628  
Whitmire, John(D)Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.
Companions:
HB 1323Murr, Andrew(Identical)
  4-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 651  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest.
Companions:
HB 1219Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 85R Session)
HB 521Dutton, Harold(Identical)
  3- 4-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 672  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law.
Companions:
HB 2266Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  4-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 691  
Johnson, Nathan (F)(D)
Nevarez, Poncho(D)
Relating to repealing automatic driver's license suspensions for certain drug offenses.
Companions:
HB 1013White, James(Identical)
  4-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 693  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the reporting of certain information involving family violence offenses.
Companions:
HB 1528Rose, Toni(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 716  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.
Companions:
HB 3054Herrero, Abel(Refiled from 85R Session)
SB 1616Lucio, Eddie(Refiled from 85R Session)
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 719  
Fallon, Pat (F)(R)
Frank, James(R)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder.
Companions:
HB 3894Frank, James(Refiled from 85R Session)
HB 261Frank, James(Identical)
  4-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 735  
Watson, Kirk(D)Relating to the statute of limitations for certain sexual assault offenses.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 736  
Watson, Kirk(D)Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 760  
Johnson, Nathan (F)(D)Relating to the prosecution of and criminal penalties for the possession of marihuana concentrate.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 801  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Farrar, Jessica(D)
Relating to protective orders.
Companions:
HB 3567Farrar, Jessica(Identical)
  4-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


SB 803  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Ortega, Lina(D)
Relating to a written assessment regarding a defendant suspected of having a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Companions:
HB 1701Ortega, Lina(Identical)
  3- 4-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar


SB 804  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Lucio III, Eddie(D)
Relating to conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals.
Companions:
HB 2012Lucio III, Eddie(Identical)
  4-23-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Corrections


SB 815  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Moody, Joe(D)
Relating to the creation and preservation of certain records of criminal proceedings.
Companions:
HB 4474Moody, Joe(Identical)
  3-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor


SB 840  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of continuous violence against the family.
Companions:
HB 1661Herrero, Abel(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 870  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to the enforcement of parking privileges for people with disabilities.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation


SB 887  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the consideration of the gender identity or sexual preference of certain victims, witnesses, or defendants in criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 903  
Hughes, Bryan(R)Relating to the integrity of elections in this state.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Elections


SB 909  
Hughes, Bryan(R)Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses involving fraud.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 918  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Companions:
HB 2048Zerwas, John(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-11-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance


SB 929  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain capital felony cases.
Companions:
HB 4113Leach, Jeff(Identical)
  3-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 961  
Bettencourt, Paul(R)
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara(D)
Relating to the issuance of a citation for a criminal trespass offense punishable as a Class B misdemeanor.
Companions:
HB 395Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara(Identical)
  2-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 989  
Watson, Kirk(D)Relating to a mandatory term of confinement for defendants placed on community supervision for the criminal offense of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of a person.
Companions:
HB 2502Moody, Joe(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1018  
Alvarado, Carol (F)(D)Relating to requiring a person convicted of an offense involving family violence or person who is subject of a protective order to surrender firearms owned by the person.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1125  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Button, Angie Chen(R)
Relating to the use of video teleconferencing for testimony of a forensic analyst in a criminal proceeding.
Companions:
HB 3845Calanni, Gina (F)(Identical)
  4-25-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 1150  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to reimbursing a commissioners court for the reasonable cost of transporting a body for the purpose of an autopsy.
Companions:
HB 3294Raymond, Richard(Identical)
  4-18-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1164  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Moody, Joe(D)
Relating to the disposition of an item bearing a counterfeit trademark seized in connection with a criminal offense.
Companions:
HB 1454Moody, Joe(Identical)
  2-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 1172  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the locations in which a person may carry a firearm, the seizure of a firearm by law enforcement on arrest, and interactions between law enforcement and a handgun license holder.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1180  
Menendez, Jose(D)
Lopez, Ray (F)(D)
Relating to certain procedures applicable to veterans who participate in veterans treatment court programs and to a court cost imposed on conviction to benefit those programs.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 1230  
Bettencourt, Paul(R)
Meyer, Morgan(R)
Relating to the reporting of private school educator misconduct.
Companions:
HB 2739Meyer, Morgan(Identical)
  4-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Education
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 1245  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.
Companions:
HB 373Allen, Alma(Identical)
  4-25-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1268  
Watson, Kirk(D)
Moody, Joe(D)
Relating to a statement presented in a criminal case by a victim, close relative of a deceased victim, or guardian of a victim.
Companions:
HB 3333Moody, Joe(Identical)
  3-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 1269  
Watson, Kirk(D)Relating to extending the length of time for which an affidavit establishing probable cause for a search warrant may be sealed.
Companions:
HB 3335Moody, Joe(Identical)
  3-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1331  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Nevarez, Poncho(D)
Relating to the regulation of individuals and entities that conduct forensic analyses, examinations, and tests.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 1366  
Nelson, Jane(R)Relating to airport police forces and security vehicles, including the authority to commission peace officers and the rights, privileges, and duties of those officers.
Companions:
HB 2801Goldman, Craig(Identical)
  3-25-19 H Removed from hearing 03/26/19, House Transportation
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1377  
Buckingham, Dawn(R)Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud.
Companions:
HB 2894Collier, Nicole(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1389  
Watson, Kirk(D)Relating to the period for which a person may be committed to a facility or a jail-based or outpatient program for restoration of competency.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1401  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to a procedure in a justice or municipal court for rendering certain judgments and sentences.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1447  
Johnson, Nathan (F)(D)Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons in certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1479  
Johnson, Nathan (F)(D)Relating to the prosecution of, criminal penalties for, and other consequences of possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1492  
Whitmire, John(D)
Collier, Nicole(D)
Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 05-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 1554  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to the consideration of the views of a close relative of a deceased victim regarding the imposition of the death penalty in a capital case.
Companions:
HB 3938Moody, Joe(Identical)
  4-15-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1570  
Flores, Pete(R)
White, James(R)
Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of certain corrections employees.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 1637  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Collier, Nicole(D)
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrest for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Point of order sustained under Rule 8, Secion 13(c) that
the deadline for consideration of Senate Bills on second
reading has passed


SB 1700  
Whitmire, John(D)
Miller, Rick(R)
Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail.
Companions:
HB 3270Miller, Rick(Identical)
  4-28-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 1766  
West, Royce(D)Relating to requiring a person who is the subject of a family violence protective order to surrender firearms owned by the person.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


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


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


SB 1802  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Hunter, Todd(R)
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and certain other consequences of those offenses.
Companions:
HB 3590Hunter, Todd(Identical)
  4-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 1803  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Zedler, Bill(R)
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
Companions:
HB 4287Zedler, Bill(Identical)
  5- 2-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 1804  
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)
Nevarez, Poncho(D)
Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence.
Companions:
HB 4751Nevarez, Poncho(Identical)
  4-24-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 06-05-19 G Vetoed by the Governor


SB 1840  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Murr, Andrew(R)
Relating to the assistance and technology fund and use of money in the fund.
Companions:
HB 1805Murr, Andrew(Identical)
  4-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 1847  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.
Companions:
HB 371Allen, Alma(Identical)
  4- 1-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1849  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to public school safety measures, access to mental health professionals in public schools and during certain emergencies, access to criminal history and mental health records, and access to firearms.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education


SB 1920  
Alvarado, Carol (F)(D)Relating to required reporting of human trafficking cases by peace officers and prosecutors.
Companions:
HB 3800Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1945  
Watson, Kirk(D)Relating to a court's authority to temporarily restrict the ability of a proposed patient for court-ordered mental health services to possess a firearm.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1946  
Watson, Kirk(D)Relating to a standardized form and materials necessary for protective orders, magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and temporary ex parte orders.
Bill History: 04-12-19 S Removed from hearing 04/15/19 - Senate State Affairs


SB 2010  
Buckingham, Dawn(R)Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.
Companions:
HB 482Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  4- 3-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2093  
Hughes, Bryan(R)Relating to subpoenas, orders, and warrants for the disclosure of location information, electronic customer communications records, and electronic customer data.
Companions:
HB 3453Clardy, Travis(Identical)
  4- 8-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 2113  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.
Companions:
HB 4133Bowers, Rhetta (F)(Identical)
  3-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2114  
West, Royce(D)
Collier, Nicole(D)
Relating to certain duties of peace officers and law enforcement agencies concerning certain information subject to disclosure to a defendant.
Bill History: 05-14-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 2135  
Powell, Beverly (F)(D)
Cortez, Philip(D)
Relating to information a law enforcement agency is required to share with a school district about a person who may be a student.
Companions:
HB 1825Cortez, Philip(Identical)
  5-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Education
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 2136  
Powell, Beverly (F)(D)
Collier, Nicole(D)
Relating to the admissibility of evidence in the prosecution of an offense committed against a member of the defendant's family or household or person in a dating relationship with the defendant.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 2143  
Flores, Pete(R)
Nevarez, Poncho(D)
Relating to the authority of the Kickapoo Indian Tribe to commission peace officers.
Companions:
HB 1546Nevarez, Poncho(Identical)
  5-13-19 S Received in the Senate
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 2158  
Buckingham, Dawn(R)Relating to tactical medical officers.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2174  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to prosecutorial transparency.
Companions:
HB 3919Dutton, Harold(Identical)
  3-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2186  
Whitmire, John(D)Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the provision of training and technical assistance provided by the division.
Companions:
HB 4604White, James(Identical)
  3-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Corrections
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2188  
Whitmire, John(D)Relating to community supervision.
Companions:
HB 3512Pacheco, Leo (F)(Identical)
  5- 6-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2191  
Whitmire, John(D)
Collier, Nicole(D)
Relating to the confinement of a defendant pending trial.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 2216  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to the reimbursement to a county for the costs of confining a person arrested under an out-of-county warrant.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2227  
Fallon, Pat (F)(R)Relating to prohibiting a registered sex offender from residing within a certain distance of the residence of a victim of any offense committed by the offender for which the offender is subject to registration.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2241  
Whitmire, John(D)Relating to the judges authorized to release on bail a defendant charged with certain offenses, and the considerations for setting the amount of bail.
Companions:
HB 2020Kacal, Kyle(Identical)
  5-13-19 S Received in the Senate
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2242  
Whitmire, John(D)Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters.
Companions:
HB 4606White, James(Identical)
  5-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2254  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to the creation of magistrates in Fort Bend County.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


SB 2271  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for certain expenses.
Companions:
HB 2079Coleman, Garnet(Identical)
  9- 1-19 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


SB 2319  
Creighton, Brandon(R)Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 2390  
Powell, Beverly (F)(D)
Guillen, Ryan(D)
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.
Companions:
HB 3637Guillen, Ryan(Identical)
  5- 3-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 2390
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date


SB 2396  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the operation of, participation in, and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.
Companions:
HB 1320Moody, Joe(Identical)
  5-13-19 S Received in the Senate
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2555  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to the presence of a spiritual leader during the execution of a person.
Bill History: 04-25-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

Total Bills: 399


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