HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE:††† Corrections†

TIME & DATE:† 10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Tuesday, March 28, 2023†

PLACE:††††††† JHR 140†
CHAIR:††††††† Rep. Abel Herrero†

 

Public testimony will be limited to three minutes.

 

The order in which legislation will be considered is at the discretion of the Chair.

 

HB 541†††††††† Longoria††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to donations to certain local charities ordered to be paid as a condition of community supervision.

HB 1355††††††† Sherman, Sr.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to air conditioning requirements at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1449††††††† Collier†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.

HB 1524††††††† Sherman, Sr. | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the use of body worn cameras by correctional officers.

HB 1629††††††† Wu††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to changing the eligibility for community supervision of a person convicted of certain burglary offenses.

HB 1705††††††† Allen†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.

HB 1708††††††† Canales†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the temperature at which a facility operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is maintained.

HB 2044††††††† Bowers††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to depression screenings for certain women in county jail or in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2141††††††† GonzŠlez, Jessica†††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to a hearing for an alleged violation of community supervision by a defendant and the manner in which that defendant is required to appear before the court.

HB 2708††††††† Swanson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to visitation policies for inmates and state jail felony defendants.

HB 2935††††††† Lopez, Janie††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to veterans placed on community supervision or confined in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2950††††††† Bryant | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the temperature at which certain facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice are maintained.

HB 3075††††††† Kacal†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the operation of an unmanned aircraft over a correctional facility or detention facility; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3158††††††† Leach†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to occupational licensing of inmates in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 3341††††††† Johnson, Ann††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information for certain offenses committed when younger than 25 years of age.

HB 3464††††††† Kacal†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to creating the criminal offense of tampering with a correctional facility tablet device.

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Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until the hearing is adjourned by visiting: https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c200

 

 

 

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