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The House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence

87th Legislature

March 22, 2021

2:00 p.m. or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted

Continued on March 23, 2021

E2.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 17, 2021, the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Collier, at 2:06 p.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; and Vasut.

 

A quorum was present.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HB 1441

 

The chair laid out HB 1441 as pending business.

 

Representative Crockett offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that HB 1441, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Vasut (7).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Johnson, Ann; Murr (2).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 295

 

The chair laid out HB 295 as pending business.

 

The chair moved that HB 295, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

 

HB 375

 

The chair laid out HB 375 as pending business.

 

Representative Bell, Keith moved that HB 375, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (8).

 

Nays:                           Representative Crockett (1).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 1403

 

The chair laid out HB 1403 as pending business.

 

Representative Hinojosa offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Hinojosa moved that HB 1403, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 372

 

The chair laid out HB 372 as pending business.

 

Representative Hinojosa moved that HB 372, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 569

 

The chair laid out HB 569 as pending business.

 

Representative Bell, Keith moved that HB 569, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Vasut (8).

 

Nays:                           Representative Murr (1).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 789

 

The chair laid out HB 789 as pending business.

 

The chair moved that HB 789, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 1540

 

The chair laid out HB 1540 as pending business.

 

Representative Bell, Keith moved that HB 1540, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 252

 

The chair laid out HB 252 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 252 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 689

 

The chair laid out HB 689 as pending business.

 

Representative Crockett offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Crockett moved that HB 689, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 978

 

The chair laid out HB 978 as pending business.

 

Representative Bell, Keith offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Bell, Keith moved that HB 978, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 187

 

The chair laid out HB 187 as pending business.

 

Representative Hinojosa moved that HB 187, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

 

HB 225

 

The chair laid out HB 225 as pending business.

 

Representative Hinojosa moved that HB 225, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

 

HB 744

 

Representative Vasut moved to reconsider the vote by which the measure was reported from committee.  The motion to reconsider prevailed without objection.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Vasut moved that HB 744, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Murr; Vasut (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:            None (0).

 

(Representative Bell, Keith in chair.)

 

 

HB 873

 

The chair laid out HB 873 as pending business.

 

Representative Hinojosa offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Hinojosa moved that HB 873, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Collier; Bell, Keith; Cook; Crockett; Hinojosa; Johnson, Ann; Vasut (7).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Cason; Murr (2).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:            None (0).

 

(Representative Collier, Nicole in chair.)

 

HB 1293

 

The chair laid out HB 1293.

 

The chair recognized Representative Smithee to explain HB 1293.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Smithee to close on HB 1293.

 

HB 1293 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1394

 

The chair laid out HB 1394.

 

The chair recognized Representative White to explain HB 1394.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative White to close on HB 1394.

 

HB 1394 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1509

 

The chair laid out HB 1509.

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to explain HB 1509.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to close on HB 1509.

 

HB 1509 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 842

 

The chair laid out HB 842.

 

The chair recognized Representative Moody to explain HB 842.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Moody to close on HB 842.

 

HB 842 was left pending without objection.

 

At 3:53 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until final recess or adjournment of the House or 6:00 p.m., March 22, 2021 if permission is granted.

 

The committee reconvened at 6:04 p.m. and was called to order by the chair, Representative Collier.

 

The quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Collier; Cason; Cook; Crockett; Johnson, Ann; Murr; and Vasut.

 

A quorum was present.

 

 

HB 402

 

The chair laid out HB 402.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hernandez to explain HB 402.

 

(Representative Bell, Keith now present.)

 

(Representative Hinojosa now present.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Hernandez to close on HB 402.

 

HB 402 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 816

 

The chair laid out HB 816.

 

The chair recognized Representative Krause to explain HB 816.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Krause to close on HB 816.

 

HB 816 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 489

 

The chair laid out HB 489.

 

Representative Hinojosa offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Wu to explain HB 489.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The chair recognized Representative Wu to close on HB 489.

 

HB 489 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 836

 

The chair laid out HB 836.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dutton to explain HB 836.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Dutton to close on HB 836.

 

HB 836 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1605

 

The chair laid out HB 1605.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dutton to explain HB 1605.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Dutton to close on HB 1605.

 

HB 1605 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 376

 

The chair laid out HB 376.

 

The chair recognized Representative Smith to explain HB 376.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Smith to close on HB 376.

 

HB 376 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1773

 

The chair laid out HB 1773.

 

Representative Vasut offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Cook to explain HB 1773.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Cook to close on HB 1773.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1773 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1086

 

The chair laid out HB 1086.

 

The chair recognized Representative Moody to explain HB 1086.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Moody to close on HB 1086.

 

HB 1086 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 239

 

The chair laid out HB 239.

 

The chair recognized Representative Murr to explain HB 239.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Murr to close on HB 239.

 

HB 239 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 246

 

The chair laid out HB 246.

 

The chair recognized Representative Murr to explain HB 246.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Murr to close on HB 246.

 

HB 246 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1352

 

The chair laid out HB 1352.

 

The chair recognized Representative Crockett to explain HB 1352.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The hearing continued after midnight.  The following actions occurred March 23, 2021.

 

The chair recognized Representative Crockett to close on HB 1352.

 

HB 1352 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Bell, Keith in chair.)

 

HB 703

 

The chair laid out HB 703.

 

The chair recognized Representative Collier to explain HB 703, on behalf of the author, Representative Barbara Gervin-Hawkins.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Collier to close on HB 703, on behalf of the author, Representative Barbara Gervin-Hawkins.

 

HB 703 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Collier, Nicole in chair.)

 

At 12:39 a.m., Tuesday, March 23, 2021, on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Collier, Chair

 

 

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Tiffany White, Clerk