Bills Referred Today for 2/22/2023



February 22, 2023

Committee referral on the following:

SJR 44 Huffman/ Hinojosa

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 and requiring a judge or magistrate to impose the least restrictive conditions of bail that may be necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court as required and the safety of the community, law enforcement, and the victim of the alleged offense.

Criminal Justice

SB 2 Hughes

Relating to conduct constituting the criminal offense of illegal voting; increasing a criminal penalty.

State Affairs

SB 728 Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the reporting of mental health and intellectual disability information with respect to certain children for purposes of a federal firearm background check.

State Affairs

SB 1004 Huffman

Relating to creating the criminal offense of tampering with an electronic monitoring device.

Criminal Justice