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SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:     Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:   8:30 AM, Friday, May 21, 2021 

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

 

 

HB 558         White | et al.           SP: Hall
Relating to the taking of a blood specimen on arrest for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 624         Shine | et al.           SP: Campbell
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 679         Gervin-Hawkins | et al.  SP: West
Relating to policies and standards for providing legal representation to indigent defendants in certain capital felony cases.

HB 721         Wilson                  SP: Schwertner
Relating to the release to mandatory supervision of certain inmates confined in a county jail.

HB 757         Dutton                  SP: Miles
Relating to the consequences of receiving a grant of deferred adjudication community supervision and successfully completing the period of supervision.

HB 1306        Swanson | et al.         SP: Bettencourt
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault or aggravated assault of a process server.

HB 1400        Swanson | et al.         SP: Bettencourt
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of impersonating a private investigator.

HB 2036        Johnson, Julie | et al.  SP: Huffman
Relating to the definition of close relative of a deceased victim for purposes of certain laws relating to the release of an inmate on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 2352        Parker | et al.          SP: Huffman
Relating to an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants and certain inmates released on parole; changing parole eligibility.

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

HB 2831        White | et al.           SP: Miles
Relating to the confinement in county jail of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

HB 3114        Shine                   SP: Buckingham
Relating to rules or procedures of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding prisoner visitation.

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

HB 3452        White                   SP: Buckingham
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain federal special agents.

HB 4149        Coleman                 SP: Miles
Relating to county jailers.

HB 4293        Hinojosa | et al.        SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the creation of a court reminder program for criminal defendants.

HB 4338        Johnson, Ann             SP: Huffman
Relating to the representation of a community supervision and corrections department in cases in which a person under the supervision of that department challenges the fact or duration of the supervision.

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.

 

 

 

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