COMMITTEE:    Criminal Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Monday, April 1, 2019 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Nicole Collier 


*Public testimony may 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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Witness registration will open approximately two (2) hours prior to the start of the hearing and must be completed prior to testifying.


HB 15          Thompson, Senfronia | et al. 
Relating to the prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, the admissibility of evidence in the prosecutions of those offenses, and orders of nondisclosure for persons who committed certain of those offenses; regulating occupations and property to prevent and respond to those criminal offenses, including requiring a student occupational permit for those purposes; authorizing fees; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 221         Gervin-Hawkins          
Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in certain capital felony cases.

HB 261         Frank                  
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder.

HB 300         Murr | et al.           
Relating to inquest summary reports certified by justices of the peace.

HB 309         Moody                  
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.

HB 335         Dutton | et al.         
Relating to the penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana and eligibility for placement on community supervision or on deferred adjudication community supervision for that offense.

HB 371         Allen                  
Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.

HB 753         Wu                     
Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana.

HB 981         Parker                 
Relating to the offense of money laundering.

HB 1088        Geren | et al.          
Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.

HB 1206        Cole | et al.           
Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of marihuana.

HB 1320        Moody                  
Relating to the operation of, participation in, and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.

HB 1573        Raney                  
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of capital murder.

HB 1812        Murr | et al.           
Relating to the provision of funding for indigent defense services.

HB 2130        Walle                  
Relating to the duties of the court regarding a plea bargain agreement that requires a defendant to pay costs associated with court-appointed counsel.

HB 2131        Walle                  
Relating to a public defender's investigation into a defendant's finances.

HB 2164        Burns                  
Relating to imposing civil and criminal penalties for prohibiting or otherwise restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on certain premises open to the public; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2427        Reynolds               
Relating to grand jury proceedings.

HB 2518        Toth | et al.           
Relating to the penalties for the possession of two ounces or less of marihuana.

HB 2894        Collier                
Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud.

HB 2937        Sheffield              
Relating to the offense of aggravated assault using a deadly weapon.

HB 3590        Hunter                 
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and certain other consequences of those offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 3637        Guillen                
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.

HB 3827        Sherman, Sr.            
Relating to the procedures for appointing counsel to represent indigent defendants in certain post-conviction proceedings in capital cases.

HJR 108        Canales                
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis.




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