HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE:††† Criminal Jurisprudence†

TIME & DATE:† 1:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Tuesday, April 6, 2021†

PLACE:†††††† E2.012†
CHAIR:†††††† Rep. Nicole Collier†

 

HB 20††††††††† Murr | et al.
Relating to the release of defendants on bail.

HB 99††††††††† Toth | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the possession of two ounces or less of marihuana; authorizing a fee.

HB 169†††††††† Thompson, Senfronia | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the criminal penalties for the possession of small amounts of Penalty Group 1 controlled substances and marihuana.

HB 198†††††††† GonzŠlez, Mary†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of indecency with a child.

HB 439†††††††† Canales†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the criminal penalties for possession or delivery of marihuana and marihuana concentrate.

HB 441†††††††† Zwiener | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee.

HB 498†††††††† Wu††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.

HB 688†††††††† Dutton††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in a capital murder case.

HB 818†††††††† Cole | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment; creating a criminal offense.

HB 834†††††††† Thompson, Senfronia | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to requiring the corroboration of certain testimony in a criminal case involving a controlled substance.

HB 854†††††††† Burns†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.

HB 921†††††††† White†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the release of defendants on bail.

HB 955†††††††† Dutton††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the release on bail of a person charged with a violation of parole or mandatory supervision.

HB 956†††††††† Dutton | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the places where certain knives are prohibited.

HB 1005††††††† Leman | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the requisites of a bail bond given by certain defendants and to conditions of release on bond for certain defendants.

HB 1178††††††† Crockett††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to removing criminal penalties for the possession of drug paraphernalia under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

HB 1340††††††† Leach | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain capital felony cases.

HB 1609††††††† Crockett††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the criminal penalties for possession of marihuana.

HB 2077††††††† Reynolds††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.

HB 2327††††††† Frullo††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for operating a watercraft while intoxicated with a child passenger; changing the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 2505††††††† Smith | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the operation of a watercraft while intoxicated.

HB 2593††††††† Moody | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the criminal penalties for the possession of certain tetrahydrocannabinols under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

HB 2684††††††† Canales†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure of criminal history record information for certain persons.

HB 2781††††††† Johnson, Ann | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an aggravated assault occurring as part of a mass shooting; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 4136††††††† Collier†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to automatic orders of nondisclosure of criminal history record information for certain misdemeanor defendants following successful completion of a period of deferred adjudication community supervision.

HJR 4††††††††† Kacal†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to an accused person if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community, law enforcement, and the victim of the alleged offense, and requiring the denial of bail to a person accused of capital murder or a sexual offense involving children under most circumstances.

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