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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            Criminal Jurisprudence Committee

            March 29, 2021 - 1:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted

            HB 9

                 Against:

                                 Alexander, Minister Dominique (Next Generation Action Network)

                                 Perry, Melissa (Self)

                                 Russell, Lelani (Self)

                                 Torres, Ruth (Self)

                                 Walker, Dominique (Self; The Afiya Center)

                 On:

                                 Reno, Josh (Office of the Attorney General)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Frazier, Frederick (Self; Dallas Police Assoc/State Fop)

                                 Hunt, Ray (HPOU)

                                 McClinton, Robert (Self; Bell County Sheriffs Department)

                                 Rodriguez, Jimmy (San Antonio Police Officers Association)

                                 Simons, Cynthia (Self; Texas Women's Justice Coalition)

                                 Smith, James (San Antonio Police Department)

                                 Wilkerson, John (Texas Municipal Police Association)

                 Against:

                                 Carranza, Susana (Self)

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Texas Fair Defense Project)

                                 Griffith, Idona (Self)

                                 Henson, Scott (Just Liberty)

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 Mitchell, Suzanne (Self)

                 On:

                                 Edmonds, Shannon (Texas District and County Attorneys Association (TDCAA))

                                 Griffin, Jason (Texas Department of Public Safety)

            HB 217

                 For:

                                 Morton, Michael (Self)

                                 Ware, Mike (Innocence project of texas)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Allmon, Jennifer (The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops)

                                 Bernhardt, Rebecca (The Innocence Project)

                                 Burkley, Warren (Self; Austin Justice Coalition)

                                 Carranza, Susana (Self)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Texas Fair Defense Project)

                                 Griffith, Idona (Self)

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                 Mitchell, Suzanne (Self)

                                 Place, Shea (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                                 Simons, Cynthia (Self; Texas Women's Justice Coalition)

            HB 462

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Castle, Mary (Texas Values Action)

                                 Covey, Jonathan (Texas Values Action)

                                 Craig, George (Houston Police Department)

                                 Crockett, Sarah (Texas CASA)

                                 Frazier, Frederick (Self; Dallas Police Assoc/State Fop)

                                 Maddox, Tom (Self; Sheriffs Association of Texas)

                                 McCarthy, Gregory (Self; Texas Values Action)

                                 Smith, James (San Antonio Police Department)

                 Against:

                                 Carranza, Susana (Self)

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Griffith, Idona (Self)

                                 Mitchell, Suzanne (Self)

                 On:

                                 Matheson, Kyle (Texas DPS)

                                 Pierce, Cara (Office of the Attorney General)

                                 Smith (San antonio police dept)

            HB 492

                 For:

                                 Henson, Scott (Just Liberty)

                 Against:

                                 Wilkerson, John (Texas Municipal Police Association)

                 On:

                                 Alexander, Minister Dominique (Next Generation Action Network)

                                 Redburn, Brian (Texas Police Chiefs Association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Bull, Felisha (Self; Gun Owners of America)

                                 Carranza, Susana (Self)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Texas Fair Defense Project)

                                 Griffith, Idona (Self)

                                 Houston, Joshua (Texas Impact)

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 List, Amanda (Texas Appleseed)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                 Mitchell, Suzanne (Self)

                                 Place, Shea (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                 Against:

                                 Fitting, Stefan (Self)

                                 Frazier, Frederick (Self; Dallas Police Assoc/State Fop)

                                 Hunt, Ray (HPOU)

                                 Jones, Chris (Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT))

                                 McClinton, Robert (Self; Bell County Sheriffs Department)

                                 Rodriguez, Jimmy (San Antonio Police Officers Association)

                                 Shipley, Greg (Self; Corpus Christi Police Officers Association)

                                 Villarreal, Thomas (Self; Austin Police Association)

                 On:

                                 Maddox, Tom (Self; Sheriffs Association of Texas)

                                 Shiver, Scotty (Texas Department of Public Safety)

            HB 1002

                 For:

                                 Henson, Scott (Just Liberty)

                                 Muston, Billy (Self)

                                 Place, Allen (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                                 Ware, Mike (Innocence project of texas)

                 On:

                                 Wakeman, Wende (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Bernhardt, Rebecca (The Innocence Project of Texas)

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Texas Fair Defense Project)

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                 Mitchell, Suzanne (Self)

                                 Place, Shea (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                                 Simons, Cynthia (Self; Texas Women's Justice Coalition)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            HB 1038

                 For:

                                 Horton, Colten (Self)

                                 Schumann, Gary (Self; LGBT Law Section of the State Bar of Texas)

                 Against:

                                 Castle, Mary (Texas Values Action)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Carranza, Susana (Self)

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Coleman, Hunter (Self)

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Texas Fair Defense Project)

                                 Guidangen, Jason (Self; Equality Texas)

                                 Hale, Angela (LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce)

                                 Houston, Joshua (Texas Impact)

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 Kulandaisamy, Seetha (Texas Council on Family Violence)

                                 Lovitt, Matthew (National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Texas)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                 Mitchell, Suzanne (Self)

                                 Rudner, Steven (Self)

                                 Simons, Cynthia (Self; Texas Women's Justice Colaition)

                                 Williams, M Paige (Dallas County Criminal District Atrorney John Creuzot)

                 Against:

                                 Covey, Jonathan (Texas Values Action)

                                 Fitting, Stefan (Self)

                                 Griffith, Idona (Self)

                                 McCarthy, Gregory (Self; Texas Values Action)

                                 Neidert, Jake (Self)

                                 Saenz, Jonathan (Self; Texas Values)

                                 Wood, Cecilia (Self)

                                 Wright, Dayton (Self)

            HB 1272

                 For:

                                 Alexander, Minister Dominique (Next Generation Action Network)

                                 Bull, Felisha (Self; Gun Owners of America)

                                 Fullinwider, John (Mothers Against Police Brutality)

                                 Galloway, Garrett (Self)

                                 Merritt, Stacy (Self)

                                 Moore, Justin (Self; The Liberation fund)

                                 Muston, Billy (Self)

                                 Perry, Melissa (Self)

                                 Reed, Jumeka (Self)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Russell, Lelani (Self)

                                 Walker, Dominique (Self; The Afiya Center)

                                 Washington, Daryl (Washington Law Firm)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Carranza, Susana (Self)

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Texas Fair Defense Project)

                                 Henson, Scott (Just Liberty)

                                 Houston, Joshua (Texas Impact)

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 List, Amanda (Texas Appleseed)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                 Place, Shea (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                                 Simons, Cynthia (Self; Texas Women's Justice Coalition)

                 Against:

                                 Frazier, Frederick (Self; Dallas Police Assoc/State Fop)

                                 Hunt, Ray (HPOU)

                                 Jones, Chris (Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT))

                                 Maddox, Tom (Self; Sheriffs Association of Texas)

                                 McClinton, Robert (Self; Bell County Sheriffs Department)

                                 Rodriguez, Jimmy (San Antonio Police Officers Association)

                                 Shipley, Greg (Self; Corpus Christi Police Officers Assoc)

                                 Villarreal, Thomas (Self; Austin Police Association)

                                 Wilkerson, John (Texas Municipal Police Association)

                 On:

                                 Shiver, Scotty (Texas Department of Public Safety)

            HB 1717

                 For:

                                 Heimlich, Ed (Informed citizens)

                                 Hillman, Eric (Self)

                                 Malouff, Charlie (Self)

                                 Morton, Michael (Self)

                                 Schmidt, Robert (Self; Texas Employment Lawyers Association)

                                 Ware, Mike (Innocence project of texas)

                 Against:

                                 Wilson, Thomas (Smith County Criminal District Attorney’s Office)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Bernhardt, Rebecca (The Innocence Project)

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Texas Fair Defense Project)

                                 Griffith, Idona (Self)

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                 Place, Shea (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                                 Simons, Cynthia (Self; Texas Women's Justice Coalition)

            HB 2315

                 For:

                                 Caso, Chris (City of Dallas)

                                 Reyes, Jesse (Dallas Police Department)

                                 Torres, Ruth (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Craig, George (Houston Police Department)

                                 Frazier, Frederick (Self; Dallas Police Assoc/State Fop)

                                 Hunt, Ray (HPOU)

                                 Maddox, Tom (Self; Sheriffs Association of Texas)

                                 McClinton, Robert (Self; Bell County Sheriffs Department)

                                 Rodriguez, Jimmy (San Antonio Police Officers Association)

                                 Smith, James (San Antonio Police Department)

                                 Storm, Lara (Self)

                                 Wilkerson, John (Texas Municipal Police Association)

                                 Williams, M Paige (Dallas County Criminal District Atrorney John Creuzot)

                 Against:

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                 On:

                                 Edmonds, Shannon (Texas District and County Attorneys Association (TDCAA))

            HB 2446

                 For:

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Texas Fair Defense Project)

                 On:

                                 Burkhart, Geoff (Texas Indigent Defense Commission)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Bernhardt, Rebecca (The Innocence Project of Texas)

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                 Place, Shea (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                                 Simons, Cynthia (Self; Texas Women's Justice Coalition)

                                                                                               6


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Williams, M Paige (Dallas County Criminal District Atrorney John Creuzot)

                 Against:

                                 Shannon, Melissa (Bexar County Commissioners Court)

            HB 2631

                 For:

                                 Heimlich, Ed (Informed citizens)

                                 Nolley, John (Self)

                                 Ware, Mike (Innocence project of texas)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Bernhardt, Rebecca (The Innocence Project)

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Texas Fair Defense Project)

                                 Henson, Scott (Just Liberty)

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                 Morton, Michael (Self)

                                 Place, Shea (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                                 Simons, Cynthia (Self; Texas Women's Justice Coalition)

                                 Williams, M Paige (Dallas County Criminal District Atrorney John Creuzot)

                 Against:

                                 Hunt, Ray (HPOU)

            HB 2725

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Hutson, Blake (AARP Texas)

                                 Maddox, Tom (Self; Sheriffs Association of Texas)

            HB 2864

                 For:

                                 Chu, Nicholas (Self; Justices of the Peace and Constables Association)

                 On:

                                 Burkhart, Geoff (Texas Indigent Defense Commission)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Lopez, Carlos (Justices of the peace and constables association of texas)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                 Pantel, Jama (Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas)

                                 Simons, Cynthia (Self; Texas Women's Justice Coalition)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            HB 3022

                 For:

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Clean Slate Texas)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 List, Amanda (Texas Appleseed)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                 Place, Shea (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                                 Simons, Cynthia (Self; Texas Women's Justice Coalition)

            HB 3224

                 For:

                                 Maddox, Tom (Self; Sheriffs Association of Texas)

                                 Wilkerson, John (Texas Municipal Police Association)

                 Against:

                                 Place, Allen (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                 On:

                                 Edmonds, Shannon (Texas District and County Attorneys Association (TDCAA))

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Anderson, Jessica (Houston Police Department)

                                 Frazier, Frederick (Self; Dallas Police Assoc/State Fop)

                                 Hunt, Ray (HPOU)

                                 McClinton, Robert (Self; Bell County Sheriffs Department)

                                 Rodriguez, Jimmy (San Antonio Police Officers Association)

                                 Smith, James (San Antonio Police Department)

                 Against:

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Place, Shea (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

            HB 3875

                 On:

                                 Pierce, Cara (Office of the Attorney General)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Cogliano, Angelica (Self; Austin Lawyers Guild)

                                 Gerrick, Emily (Texas Fair Defense Project)

                                 Johnson, Lauren (Self; ACLU of Texas)

                                 Joslove, Scott (Texas Hotel & Lodging Association)

                                 List, Amanda (Texas Appleseed)

                                 Luna, Maggie (Self; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition)

                                                                                               8


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Place, Shea (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)

                 Against:

                                 Fitting, Stefan (Self)

                                 Frazier, Frederick (Self; Dallas Police Assoc/State Fop)

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