Honorable John Whitmire, Chair, Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1125 by Lavender (Relating to the rights of an accused person in and the written waiver of extradition proceedings.), Committee Report 2nd House, Substituted
The bill would require the Texas Justice Court Training Center to provide training for justices of the peace on extradition law. A justice of the peace from a county bordering another state who is not an attorney would be required to take this training before assisting with extraditions.
The bill would require that the proceeding be transcribed or videotaped. The record of the proceeding must be retained in the courts record for at least 270 days.
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