NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM, Wednesday, April 25, 2001

PLACE: E1.028

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister


Consideration of the following:

SB 786            Barrientos
Relating to the creation of an unsolved crimes investigation team
within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

SB 794            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the right of a foreign national to contact a foreign
consular official.

SB 1169            Madla
Relating to the authority of a criminal law magistrate in Bexar
County to rule on an issue of law or fact.

SB 1312            Staples
Relating to commissions for certain retired peace officers and the
authority of those officers to carry certain weapons.

SB 1313            Staples
Relating to the creation of the offense of failing to report the
commission of a felony.

SB 1347            Armbrister
Relating to the punishment for assault committed against certain
sports officials.

SB 1665            Armbrister
Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files.

SB 1724            Cain
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of cruelty
to animals.

SB 1807            Ogden
Relating to the duties of a magistrate regarding the provision of
bail for a person arrested for a criminal offense.

HB 261            Ritter                   SP: Bernsen
Relating to the transfer of a defendant from county jail to the
institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
pending an appeal by the defendant.

HB 772            Haggerty                 SP: Armbrister
Relating to the eligibility of certain offenders for medically
recommended intensive supervision and the provision of facilities
for those offenders.

HB 780            Uher                     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the eligibility of a retired peace officer for a
license to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 1739            Martinez Fischer         SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the penalty for a violation of certain laws involving
the restraint of a child in a motor vehicle.

Pending Business