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SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:     Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:   8:30 AM, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 

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

 

 

HB 9           Klick | et al.           SP: Campbell
Relating to the criminal punishment and conditions of community supervision for the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 217         Thompson, Senfronia | et al.  SP: Whitmire
Relating to postconviction forensic DNA testing.

HB 225         Thompson, Senfronia | et al.  SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain new evidence.

HB 30          Talarico | et al.        SP: Whitmire
Relating to educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain inmates.

HB 80          Johnson, Jarvis | et al. SP: Whitmire
Relating to the discharge by certain defendants of fines and costs through community service.

HB 148         Toth | et al.            SP: Alvarado
Relating to the limitations period for certain criminal offenses based on assaultive conduct.

HB 187         Thompson, Senfronia | et al.  SP: West
Relating to the consideration of a subsequent writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases.

HB 275         Moody | et al.           SP: Hughes
Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain relevant scientific evidence that was not available at the applicant's trial.

HB 460         Shaheen | et al.         SP: Paxton
Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 465         Shaheen | et al.         SP: Huffman
Relating to changing the eligibility for release on parole of certain inmates serving sentences for trafficking offenses involving one or more child victims.

HB 686         Moody | et al.           SP: Lucio
Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.

HB 787         Allen | et al.           SP: Miles
Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.

HB 954         Dutton                  SP: Whitmire
Relating to certain contract and notice requirements applicable to certain facilities used to house inmates or releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 385         Pacheco | et al.         SP: Hughes
Relating to conditions of community supervision and procedures applicable to the reduction or termination of a defendant's period of community supervision.

HB 978         Metcalf                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to authorizing the comptroller to release a reported owner's unclaimed property to the owner's crime victim in certain circumstances and payment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain amounts owed by an inmate.

HB 1172        Howard | et al.          SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault or other prohibited sexual conduct.

HB 1126        Anchia                  SP: Johnson
Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases.

HB 1127        Anchia                  SP: Johnson
Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a community supervision case.

HB 1156        Thierry | et al.         SP: Menéndez
Relating to creating the criminal offense of financial abuse of an elderly individual.

HB 2315        Turner, John | et al.    SP: Huffman
Relating to the forfeiture of contraband relating to the criminal offense of racing on a highway.

HB 1307        González, Mary | et al.  SP: Menéndez
Relating to the care of pregnant women in county jail or in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2366        Buckley | et al.         SP: Hughes
Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement; creating a criminal offense and increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2446        Canales                 SP: Perry
Relating to the reimbursement of expenses to certain counsel appointed to represent a defendant in a criminal proceeding.

HB 2462        Neave | et al.           SP: Paxton
Relating to the reporting of a sexual assault and to the collection and submission of evidence with respect to that offense.

HB 2505        Smith | et al.           SP: Huffman
Relating to creating the criminal offense of boating while intoxicated with a child passenger; changing the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 2555        Neave | et al.           SP: Paxton
Relating to evidence to be included and tracked in the statewide electronic tracking system maintained for evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense and to noncompliance with requirements imposed with respect to that evidence.

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

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

HB 3457        White                   SP: Nichols
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to the Windham School District and teachers or administrators of the district.

HB 3606        Leach | et al.           SP: Bettencourt
Relating to the provision of vocational training to inmates confined in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice transfer facility.

HB 4220        Kuempel                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the composition of the juvenile board of Guadalupe County.

HB 4544        Swanson                 SP: Whitmire
Relating to providing children committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department with state-issued identification on discharge or release.

HB 4568        Holland                 SP: Hall
Relating to the Rockwall County Juvenile Board.

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:

HB 2505

HB 3363

 

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

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