COMMITTEE:    Criminal Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  2:00 PM or upon final adjournment/recess or bill referral if permission granted
Monday, March 25, 2019 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Nicole Collier 


*Public testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes.*


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The order in which bills are heard is at the discretion of the chair.


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HB 24          Romero, Jr.            
Relating to increasing criminal penalties for certain family violence offenses committed in the presence of a child.

HB 37          Minjarez | et al.       
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of mail theft.

HB 156         Moody                  
Relating to the supervision by a personal bond office of individuals granted an occupational driver's license; providing for an administrative fee.

HB 480         Schaefer               
Relating to a challenge to a grand juror.

HB 534         Geren                  
Relating to the eligibility of emergency service dispatchers to participate in a public safety employees treatment court program.

HB 934         Shaheen                
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of trafficking of persons.

HB 1216        Thompson, Senfronia     
Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution.

HB 1240        Davis, Yvonne           
Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of theft.

HB 1319        Moody                  
Relating to a procedure in a justice or municipal court for rendering certain judgments and sentences.

HB 1381        Wray                   
Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for aggravated assault committed in or on school property or on a passenger transportation vehicle of a primary or secondary school.

HB 1539        Geren                  
Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.

HB 1609        Tinderholt             
Relating to the confidentiality of certain grand juror information.

HB 1686        Smith                  
Relating to the application for and duration of a protective order for victims of certain offenses; enhancing a criminal penalty.

HB 2058        Hernandez              
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide services to domestic victims of trafficking.

HB 2260        King, Tracy O.          
Relating to the authority of a magistrate to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 2360        Moody                  
Relating to the public inspection of an arrest warrant and any affidavit made in support of the issuance of the warrant.

HB 2613        Frullo                 
Relating to the offense of operation of a stash house and to the use of proceeds from a civil asset forfeiture of contraband related to that offense and to human smuggling and trafficking offenses to fund certain crime victim services; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2731        Miller                 
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and to certain other consequences of those offenses; changing eligibility for community supervision.

HB 2768        Martinez Fischer        
Relating to the issuance of an occupational driver's license.

HB 2789        Meyer | et al.          
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of unlawful electronic transmission of sexually explicit visual material.

HB 2823        VanDeaver              
Relating to increasing the criminal punishment for assault committed against certain sports participants.

HB 2951        Guillen                
Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements in the prosecution of certain sexual or assaultive offenses committed against a child or person with a disability.

HB 3109        Murphy                 
Relating to certain entities' access to information in criminal justice information databases.

HB 3206        González, Jessica       
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of prostitution, to juvenile court referrals for conduct constituting prostitution, and to a court cost imposed on conviction of certain prostitution offenses.



Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 15


**         See Committee Coordinator for previous versions         **
of the schedule, if applicable.


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