COMMITTEE:    Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:  1:30 PM or upon adjournment
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator John Whitmire 



SB 107        Whitmire | et al.      
Relating to the removal, discipline, or transfer of a public school student.

SB 418        Whitmire               
Relating to requests by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct for certain records held by court reporters.

SB 662        Rodríguez
Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus.

SB 737        Rodríguez              
Relating to certain protective orders and magistrate's orders for emergency protection.

SB 873        Rodríguez              
Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine.

SB 1070       Hinojosa
Relating to allowing certain defendants to receive education at a substance abuse treatment facility in lieu of attending an education program; changing required conditions of community supervision for certain defendants.

SB 1149       Watson                 
Relating to the commitment of certain juveniles to local post-adjudication secure correctional facilities in certain counties and to the release under supervision of those juveniles.

SB 1326       Menéndez               
Relating to the maximum cumulative period allowed for restoration of a defendant's competency to stand trial and to certain time credits awarded against that cumulative period.

SB 1474       Garcia                 
Relating to the eligibility for participation in veterans court programs.

SB 1529       Burton                 
Relating to the creation and regulation of a law enforcement agency or police department.

SB 1838       Menéndez               
Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation conducted by an arson investigating unit.

SB 1853       Lucio                  
Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to establish a statewide program for the prevention and detection of certain criminal offenses.

SB 2019       Uresti                 
Relating to the composition of the Texas Violent Gang Task Force.




SB 95         Hinojosa               
Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.

SB 158        West                   
Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state.

SB 746        Whitmire               
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.

SB 888        Hinojosa               
Relating to the appeal of waiver of jurisdiction and transfer to criminal court in juvenile cases.

SB 1708       Huffman                
Relating to the creation of a governor's program for victims of child sex trafficking.


*If submitting written testimony, please provide 21 copies with your name on each.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 662

SB 1070


Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 1040


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