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SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:     Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Thursday, May 20, 2021 

PLACE:         2E.20 (Betty King Cmte. Rm.) 
CHAIR:         Senator Joan Huffman 

 

 

The committee will meet to consider pending business and the following:

 

HB 79          Murr                    SP: Zaffirini
Relating to associate judges for guardianship proceedings and protective services proceedings in certain courts.

HB 193         Rose                    SP: Blanco
Relating to juvenile court records of victims of sex trafficking.

HB 222         Murr                    SP: Springer
Relating to liability of burn bosses in connection with certain prescribed burns.

HB 246         Murr | et al.            SP: Bettencourt
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of improper relationship between educator and student.

HB 295         Murr | et al.            SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the provision of funding for indigent defense services.

HB 451         Moody                   SP: Blanco
Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony.

HB 769         Middleton | et al.       SP: Taylor
Relating to the administration of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 1159        Murr                    SP: Creighton
Relating to the maximum judgment amount awarded by a justice court in certain civil cases regarding the repair of residential rental property.

HB 1685        Cortez                  SP: Menéndez
Relating to the use of an electronic recording device to report proceedings before a municipal court of record for the City of San Antonio.

HB 1706        Neave | et al.           SP: Huffman
Relating to a specialty court program to provide victim services in sexual assault cases.

HB 1758        Krause                  SP: Birdwell
Relating to law enforcement's use of force by means of a drone.

HB 1900        Goldman | et al.         SP: Huffman
Relating to municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments.

HB 1906        Herrero | et al.         SP: Alvarado
Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence.

HB 1938        Jetton | et al.          SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to a grant program for law enforcement agencies to defray the cost of data storage for recordings created with body worn cameras.

HB 2025        Hunter                  SP: Huffman
Relating to certain statutes and governmental actions that relate to the federal census.

HB 2295        Wu                      SP: Alvarado
Relating to allowing certain counties to cease operation of a juvenile justice alternative education program.

HB 2430        Murr                    SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the mileage expense reimbursement for certain temporary justices of the peace.

HB 2448        Canales                 SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the verification of the incarceration of an accused person in a criminal case for the purpose of discharging a surety's liability on a bail bond.

HB 2656        Moody                   SP: Blanco
Relating to licensing examinations for certain court interpreters.

HB 2709        Johnson, Julie           SP: Huffman
Relating to the county in which an application for court-ordered mental health services must be filed.

HB 2730        Deshotel | et al.        SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority and the regulation of easement or right-of-way agents.

HB 2803        Thompson, Senfronia | et al.  SP: Huffman
Relating to a commercial landlord's or tenant's remedies regarding certain unlawful activities in a multiunit commercial property.

HB 2950        Smith                   SP: Huffman
Relating to the composition of and actions transferred by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation.

HB 3354        Burrows                 SP: Perry
Relating to the location of certain justice courts.

HB 3360        Murr                    SP: Perry
Relating to civil actions by a civilly committed individual.

HB 3521        Hunter                  SP: Huffman
Relating to the definition of coercion for purposes of trafficking of persons.

HB 3564        Paul                    SP: Taylor
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Insurance to rescind a certificate of compliance issued for an improvement for purposes of coverage through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 3712        Thompson, Ed | et al.    SP: West
Relating to the hiring and training of and policies for peace officers.

HB 3774        Leach | et al.           SP: Huffman
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice and procedure related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government.

HB 3986        Guillen                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the collection of fines, fees, and court costs in criminal actions and proceedings.

HB 4661        Thompson, Senfronia | et al.  SP: Zaffirini
Relating to sexual harassment by lobbyists and certain elected or appointed state officers.

HJR 4          Kacal | et al.           SP: Huffman
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail under some circumstances to a person accused of a violent or sexual offense or of continuous trafficking of persons.

HJR 165        Jetton                  SP: Zaffirini
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing additional powers to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct with respect to candidates for judicial office.

Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes. If submitting written

testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name

and the bill number on each copy.

 

To protect the health and safety of members, staff and the public, the

Senate Jurisprudence Committee will strictly follow all Senate

rules relating to the pandemic, including the requirement for a negative

COVID-19 test to enter the hearing room.

 

 

 

Bills added after last posting:

HB 193

HB 769

HB 3564

 

** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WHO PLAN TO ATTEND THIS MEETING AND WHO MAY NEED ASSISTANCE, SUCH AS A SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER OR PERSONAL ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES, ARE REQUESTED TO CONTACT THE SENATE COMMITTEE COORDINATOR AT 512/463-0070, 72 HOURS PRIOR TO THE MEETING SO APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE.

 

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