COMMITTEE:    Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jeff Leach 


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


HB 4218        Craddick                                              
Relating to a cause of action for the bad faith washout of an overriding royalty interest in an oil and gas lease.

HB 2923        Dutton                                                
Relating to certain persons who are disqualified from serving as the personal representative of a decedent's estate.

HB 3063        Smithee                                               
Relating to the duties of a private professional guardian regarding end-of-life and critical care decisions concerning an adult ward.

HB 3984        Davis                                                 
Relating to service of expert reports for health care liability claims.

HB 4422        King, Tracy O.                                         
Relating to the authority to request attorney general advice on questions relating to actions in which the state is interested.

HB 653         Lucio III                                             
Relating to a trust beneficiary's approval of a trustee's accounting.

HB 1930        Walle                                                 
Relating to landlord and tenant dispute information reported by justice courts to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System and made accessible to the public.

HB 3822        Schaefer                                              
Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Smith County.

HB 3595        Leach                                                 
Relating to residential construction liability.

HB 3774        Leach                                                 
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice and procedure related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government.

HB 1617        Bonnen | et al.                                        
Relating to recovery of medical or health care expenses in civil actions.

HB 3365        Klick                                                 
Relating to a statewide opioid settlement agreement.

HB 3126        VanDeaver                                             
Relating to the health care providers authorized to examine a person to determine whether the person is incapacitated for purposes of certain guardianship proceedings.

HB 1875        Landgraf                                              
Relating to the creation of the business court and the court of business appeals to hear certain cases; authorizing fees.

HB 3150        Meyer                                                 
Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil actions.

HB 1447        Minjarez                                              
Relating to the use of remote technology when conducting probate or guardianship proceedings.

HB 2919        Schofield                                             
Relating to instances in which a judgment becomes dormant.

HB 3338        Bowers                                                
Relating to activities the tolerance of which may constitute maintenance of a common nuisance.

HB 3334        Turner, John                                          
Relating to a criminal justice system sentencing database established by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.

HB 2144        Harris                                                
Relating to the tort of public nuisance.

HB 1794        Johnson, Julie                                         
Relating to the liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of real property in connection with the use of or entry onto the property.

HB 4172        Middleton                                             
Relating to the burden of proof in a suit or administrative proceeding to establish that an area is subject to the public beach easement.

HB 2086        Morales, Eddie                                         
Relating to appeals from an interlocutory order denying a motion for summary judgment by certain contractors.

HB 2912        Vasut | et al.                                         
Relating to a violation of the Texas Residential Property Owners Protection Act or a dedicatory instrument by a board member of a property owners' association.

HB 4344        Jetton                                                
Relating to the procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.

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HB 2387


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