NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM or upon adjournment
             Wednesday, April 21, 1999

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister

I.   Call to Order
II.  Roll Call
III. Consideration of the following:

SB 185            Barrientos
Relating to certain permissible conditions of placement on deferred
disposition for offenses involving the use of alcohol, a controlled
substance, or drugs.

SB 247            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to defense and pretrial information gathering standards
for indigent people who are accused of crime.

SB 430            Barrientos
Relating to the punishment for certain Class C habitual offenders.

SB 480            Bernsen
Relating to the penalty for evading arrest or detention.

SB 534            Ratliff
Relating to requiring citizenship as a prerequisite to obtaining a
license from the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards
and Education.

SB 962            Barrientos
Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and sentencing of a
defendant charged with the offense of stalking.

SB 1100            Cain
Relating to the use of certain controlled substances to facilitate
the commission  of the offense of aggravated sexual assault;
providing a penalty.

SB 1189            Luna, Gregory
Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury.

SB 1281            Wentworth
Relating to a requirement that the photographs of certain sex
offenders be published in a newspaper.

SB 1358            Barrientos
Relating to the issuance of special license plates for emergency
medical services personnel.

SB 1650            Jackson
Relating to the public notice requirements applicable to persons
who are subject to sex offender registration.

Pending Business:

SB 25            Nelson
Relating to the eligibility of certain offenders for release on
parole or mandatory supervision.

SB 38            Lucio
Relating to the punishment for a capital offense.

SB 280            Bivins / et al.
Relating to graduated driver licensing.

SB 302            Lucio
Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of operating a
motor vehicle, a watercraft, or an aircraft while intoxicated.

SB 326            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital
offense committed by a person with mental retardation.

SB 403            Armbrister
Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the
defendant's sureties on a personal bond or a bail bond and to
certain procedures in connection with a bond forfeiture.

SB 452            Armbrister
Relating to the imposition of a cost of court on criminal
convictions and the creation of a fund for the payment of
extraordinary costs of prosecution in certain counties.

SB 559            Lucio
Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child.

SB 634            Madla
Relating to the reporting of criminal justice statistics.

SB 739            Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of bail bondsmen.

SB 784            Moncrief
Relating to establishing a procedure to prevent the fraudulent use of an
individual's identification to frustrate proper law enforcement.

SB 1123            Armbrister
Relating to the punishment for assaults committed against certain
sports officials.

SR 392            Moncrief
Directing the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments to conduct
a study on strategies to reduce the use of jails as a mental health
treatment provider.

IV.  Other Business
V.   Adjourn / Recess