Honorable Abel Herrero, Chair, House Committee On Criminal Jurisprudence
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB833 by Giddings (Relating to certain procedures regarding an application for a writ of habeas corpus filed in a noncapital felony case.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Code of Criminal Procedure to require that transcripts currently required to be prepared in connection with certain habeas corpus hearings be immediately transmitted to the clerk of the convicting court. The bill would take effect September 1, 2013, and would apply only to applications for writs of habeas corpus filed on or after that date.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
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