COMMITTEE:    Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 

PLACE:       JHR 120 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jeff Leach 


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


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


HB 3918        Dutton
Relating to suits against certain governmental employees.

HB 4551        Dutton                 
Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in certain actions challenging certain local laws or the failure of an officer of certain political subdivisions to perform certain actions.

HB 3568        Farrar                 
Relating to the salary paid to an official court reporter in certain counties.

HB 1975        Vo                     
Relating to repeal of the waiver of the right to judicial review of a wage claim.

HB 4716        Button                 
Relating to the municipal court of record of the City of Rowlett.

HB 1383        Lozano                 
Relating to exemption of certain firefighters and police officers from jury service.

SB 362         Huffman | et al.        
Relating to court-ordered mental health services.

HB 3409        Reynolds | et al.       
Relating to requirements for training regarding trauma for judges, prosecuting attorneys, correctional officers, and law enforcement officers.

HB 3627        Reynolds               
Relating to qualifications of licensed court interpreters.

HB 2470        Thompson, Ed            
Relating to an action for the damage to property value caused by the use of an easement.

HB 4361        Thompson, Ed            
Relating to the standing of municipalities in certain civil actions.

HB 1637        Miller                 
Relating to required training regarding trauma-informed care for certain judges and attorneys.

SB 467         Zaffirini              
Relating to the procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.

HB 1334        Clardy                 
Relating to the terms of court for the 4th District Court.

HB 3575        Klick                  
Relating to the provision of notice of proposed rules by state agencies.

SB 192         Perry                  
Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.

HB 2437        Murr                   
Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.

HB 3136        Cain                   
Relating to carrying a weapon on the premises of a government court or offices utilized by the court.

SB 27          Hughes | et al.         
Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous claims and regulatory actions by state agencies.

HB 3946        Hefner                 
Relating to immunity from liability of public and private schools and security personnel employed by those schools for certain actions of security personnel.

SB 395         Zaffirini              
Relating to certain notice requirements and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness.

HB 2938        Hinojosa               
Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to employ attorneys as mental health public defenders and to the reimbursement of an attorney who represents an indigent proposed patient in certain mental health proceedings.

HB 3021        Ramos                  
Relating to informing the public about the availability of provisions in protective orders regarding pets and other companion animals.

HB 3570        Ramos                  
Relating to continuing judicial training regarding family violence victims.

HB 2637        Calanni                
Relating to supreme court orders for conducting court proceedings during a disaster.

HB 4021        Dominguez              
Relating to certain locations at which a person is prohibited from carrying a weapon.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 3918


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