COMMITTEE:    Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:  1:30 PM or upon adjournment
Thursday, May 21, 2015 

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



HB 189        Thompson, Senfronia | et al. SP: Taylor, Van
Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.

HB 207        Leach | et al.          SP: Whitmire
Relating to creating the offense of voyeurism; providing a penalty.

HB 211        Rose                    SP: Rodríguez
Relating to resuming a criminal case after a defendant is determined to be competent to stand trial.

HB 324        Dutton | et al.         SP: Burton
Relating to a requirement that a peace officer obtain a search warrant before conducting a body cavity search during a traffic stop.

HB 326        Wu | et al.             SP: Hall
Relating to information provided by electronic means in support of the issuance of a search warrant.

HB 480        Bell | et al.           SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to retaining a reserve investigator by a prosecuting attorney.

HB 530        Hernandez               SP: West
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state.

HB 549        Johnson | et al.        SP: Whitmire
Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding visitation periods for county jail prisoners.

HB 644        Canales | et al.        SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the contents of a search warrant and to the offense of tampering with a governmental record consisting of a search warrant.

HB 710        Turner, Sylvester | et al.   SP: Rodríguez
Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 905        Frullo | et al.         SP: Schwertner
Relating to the regulation of knives by a municipality or county.

HB 1144       Dukes                   SP: Hinojosa
Relating to establishing a task force to examine the adjudication, disposition, and registration of juvenile sex offenders.

HB 1363       Johnson | et al.        SP: Whitmire
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of prostitution; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1396       Workman                 SP: Burton
Relating to the construction of certain statutes and rules that create or define criminal offenses and penalties and a review of certain penal laws of this state.

HB 1424       Lozano | et al.         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the designation of certain synthetic compounds to Penalty Group 2 or 2-A of the Texas Controlled Substances Act; increasing penalties for certain persons convicted of the manufacture and delivery of controlled substances.

HB 1446       Dale | et al.           SP: Rodríguez
Relating to reimbursement of certain medical costs for victims of certain sex offenses.

HB 1490       Huberty | et al.        SP: Whitmire
Relating to public school interventions for truancy and eliminating a criminal penalty and authorizing a civil penalty for truancy.

HB 1491       McClendon               SP: Menéndez
Relating to the publication of confidential criminal and juvenile justice records of certain juveniles; providing civil penalties.

HB 1549       McClendon               SP: Menéndez
Relating to nonsubstantive corrections in statutes to references to the Texas Youth Commission and Texas Juvenile Probation Commission.

HB 1774       Lucio III               SP: Lucio
Relating to the jurisdiction and powers of and the referral of certain proceedings to a criminal law hearing officer in Cameron County.

HB 1810       Giddings                SP: Huffines
Relating to the sale of prison-made products to certain persons.

HB 1855       Rose                    SP: Whitmire
Relating to training, continuing education, and weapons proficiency standards for correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1908       Naishtat                SP: Garcia
Relating to the continuity of care for offenders with mental impairments.

HB 1930       White, James | et al.   SP: Menéndez
Relating to strategic planning for the operation of community supervision and corrections departments.

HB 2159       Moody                   SP: Huffman
Relating to requiring the payment of restitution as a condition of community supervision for offenses involving family violence committed in the presence of certain children.

HB 2185       Clardy | et al.         SP: Huffman
Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a DNA specimen.

HB 2286       Parker | et al.         SP: Burton
Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee.

HB 2299       Riddle                  SP: Whitmire
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain laws concerning community supervision granted in criminal cases, including conforming amendments.

HB 2300       Riddle                  SP: Whitmire
Relating to eliminating telegraph transmission as a method to communicate certain information in a criminal case.

HB 2301       Riddle | et al.         SP: Whitmire
Relating to time credits awarded against the cumulative period of commitment or treatment of certain defendants determined to be incompetent to stand trial.

HB 2302       Riddle | et al.         SP: Whitmire
Relating to the mandatory dismissal of misdemeanor charges against certain defendants determined to be incompetent to stand trial.

HB 2589       Phelan | et al.         SP: Nichols
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for assaulting a disabled individual; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2645       Blanco | et al.         SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, or stalking case; creating an offense.

HB 2680       Bonnen, Greg | et al.   SP: Taylor, Larry
Relating to allocation of money from the law enforcement officer standards and education fund.

HB 3791       Geren                   SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the provision of recordings of certain interactions with a peace officer relating to intoxication offenses.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 905

HB 2589

HB 2645


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