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COMMITTEE:    Criminal Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  1:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Monday, April 12, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Nicole Collier 


HB 138         Landgraf
Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of disorderly conduct; increasing a criminal penalty for certain conduct.

HB 179         Thompson, Senfronia                Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a punishment for contempt of court.

HB 302         Collier                                               
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.

HB 347         Geren | et al.                                         
Relating to a false or misleading statement made to illegally acquire a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

HB 369         Craddick                                              
Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assaults involving communicable diseases.

HB 624         Shine                                                 
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed in retaliation for or on account of a person's service or status as a public servant.

HB 687         Lozano | et al.                                        
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of smuggling of persons.

HB 859         Collier                                               
Relating to the expunction of all records and files related to arrests for certain decriminalized misdemeanor offenses.

HB 1814        González, Jessica                                      
Relating to the confidentiality of and discovery procedures relating to certain material regarding the protection or security of a witness; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2290        Thompson, Senfronia | et al.                           
Relating to the affirmative defense to prosecution for a criminal offense for persons acting under duress.

HB 2301        Parker                            Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to a change of name for participants in the address confidentiality program administered by the office of the attorney general.

HB 2357        Reynolds                                              
Relating to an exception from required disclosure of information related to certain crime victims.

HB 2794        Thompson, Senfronia | et al.                           
Relating to evidence in prosecutions of trafficking or certain sexual offenses.

HB 2795        Thompson, Senfronia | et al.                           
Relating to the offense of solicitation of prostitution and certain other consequences of that offense; increasing a criminal penalty; making conforming changes.

HB 2987        Johnson, Julie                                         
Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of indecent assault; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3110        Meyer                                                 
Relating to possession or promotion of child sexual abuse material; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3111        Meyer                                                 
Relating to the criminal offense of online solicitation relating to a minor; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3157        Reynolds                                              
Relating to the criminal offenses of violation of civil rights of and improper sexual activity with persons in custody; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3363        Harless | et al.                                       
Relating to the issuance and execution of certain search warrants in a criminal investigation and the admissibility of evidence obtained through certain searches.

HB 3505        White                                                 
Relating to authorizing a court to require defendants confined in a penal institution to appear by videoconference in criminal cases.

HB 3601        Leach | et al.                                         
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.

HB 3789        Guillen                                               
Relating to the statute of limitations for tampering with certain physical evidence.

HB 3988        Guillen                                               
Relating to the procedures governing the prosecution of misdemeanor offenses in the jurisdiction of the justice and municipal courts.

HB 4175        Landgraf | et al.                                      
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of strangulation, rehabilitation of offenders and services for victims of strangulation, and procedures for law enforcement responding to a call alleging strangulation.

HB 4528        Guillen                                               
Relating to the punishment for the offense of trafficking of persons.

HB 4565        Ramos                                                 
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of sexual assault.

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Bills added after last posting:

HB 179


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