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COMMITTEE:    Criminal Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Monday, March 22, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Nicole Collier 


HB 239         Murr
Relating to the punishment for certain controlled substance offenses committed in a drug-free zone; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 246         Murr                                                  
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of improper relationship between educator and student.

HB 376         Smith                                                 
Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of improper sexual activity with a person in custody; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 402         Hernandez                                             
Relating to the use of certain funds derived from criminal asset forfeiture to provide services to domestic victims of trafficking.

HB 489         Wu                                                    
Relating to providing certain information to criminal defendants before a plea is entered or before the defendant elects to have punishment assessed by a jury.

HB 703         Gervin-Hawkins                                         
Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode.

HB 816         Krause                                                
Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for the criminal offenses of sedition, sabotage, and capital sabotage; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 836         Dutton                                                
Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest.

HB 842         Moody                                                 
Relating to the disclosure in a criminal case of certain criminal history record information.

HB 1086        Moody                                                 
Relating to the criminal penalties for certain criminal offenses.

HB 1293        Smithee                                               
Relating to the authority of a court to grant a motion for a new trial in certain criminal cases.

HB 1352        Crockett                                              
Relating to the release of a defendant when the state is not ready for trial.

HB 1394        White                                                 
Relating to automatic orders of nondisclosure of criminal history record information for certain misdemeanor defendants.

HB 1509        Murphy                                                
Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.

HB 1605        Dutton                                                
Relating to the establishment of the inmate legal services office and to the appointment and compensation of certain legal counsel for certain indigent inmates and other persons in secure correctional facilities.

HB 1773        Cook | et al.                                         
Relating to creating the criminal offenses of obtaining unneeded medical treatment by deception for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and continuous abuse of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.

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