Honorable Aaron Pena, Chair, House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1129 by Macias (Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of criminal trespass.), As Introduced
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Penal Code by creating as a Class C misdemeanor the offense of trespassing on residential land, defined as real property improved by a dwelling and zoned for or otherwise authorized for single-family or multifamily use. The offense would be a Class A misdemeanor if the offense is committed in a building or habitation or if the person committing the offense is carrying a deadly weapon during the commission of the offense.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.