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** REVISION **
SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:     Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:   8:30 AM, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 

PLACE:         E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator John Whitmire 

 

 

SB 280         Hinojosa
Relating to the composition and duties of the capital and forensic writs committee.

SB 508         West
Relating to the confidentiality of and discovery procedures relating to certain material regarding the protection or security of a witness; creating a criminal offense.

SB 807         Menéndez               
Relating to certain inspections of county jails by the Commission on Jail Standards.

SB 811         Schwertner             
Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances, marihuana, dangerous drugs, or abusable volatile chemicals, or possession of drug paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

SB 945         Eckhardt | et al.       
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of sexual assault.

SB 957         Zaffirini              
Relating to crime victims' compensation.

SB 1322        Hinojosa               
Relating to indigent defense.

SB 1359        Hughes                 
Relating to adoption by law enforcement agencies of a mental health leave policy for peace officers.

SB 1373        Zaffirini              
Relating to the imposition and collection of fines, fees, and court costs in criminal cases.

SB 1480        Johnson                
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain drug and alcohol related court-ordered educational programs; providing administrative penalties; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses.

SB 1495        Huffman                
Relating to certain criminal offenses related to highways and motor vehicles; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 1831        Taylor                 
Relating to the increase of penalties for those who engage in the crime of solicitation or trafficking on school premises.

SB 2190        Whitmire               
Relating to new crimes committed while committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

Pending business

 

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

Senate Criminal Justice 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:

SB 280

 

Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 779

 

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

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