COMMITTEE:    Corrections 

TIME & DATE:  11:00 AM, Monday, April 24, 2023 

PLACE:        E2.028 
CHAIR:        Rep. Abel Herrero 


The order in which legislation is considered is at the discretion of the chair.


Public testimony will be limited to three minutes.


HB 812         Meza                                      
Relating to limitations on the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 967         Allen                                     
Relating to program accessibility for female inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1064        Sherman, Sr. | et al.                     
Relating to the award of good conduct time to certain inmates; changing parole eligibility.

HB 1618        Moody                                     
Relating to the award of good conduct time to certain inmates; changing parole eligibility.

HB 2201        Canales                                   
Relating to housing certain inmates in state jail felony facilities.

HB 2646        Johnson, Jarvis                           
Relating to the payment of certain fines and court costs by an inmate during a term of imprisonment or following release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2743        Smith                                     
Relating to procedures regarding the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication for criminal defendants who are found incompetent to stand trial.

HB 2805        Leo-Wilson | et al.                       
Relating to the consideration of certain information by a parole panel in determining whether to release an inmate on parole.

HB 3147        Swanson                                   
Relating to the detainment and housing of juveniles and inmates based on biological sex.

HB 4145        Clardy                                    
Relating to salaries for staff of a private vendor contracting with the Texas Board of Criminal Justice for the operation, maintenance, or management of a correctional facility.

HB 4020        Howard                         Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to allowing certain inmates to apply for benefits under certain public benefits programs to be provided at the time of discharge or release.

HB 4362        Johnson, Ann                   Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

HB 4886        Herrero                                   
Relating to sexually violent predators and the prosecution of certain offenses involving prohibited items at correctional or civil commitment facilities; creating a criminal offense.

HB 5114        Sherman, Sr.                              
Relating to the award of work-for-time credits to certain persons placed on community supervision or released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 5158        Lopez, Ray                                
Relating to the eligibility of service members and veterans to participate in a veterans treatment court program based on citizenship status.

HB 5177        Lopez, Ray                                
Relating to the condition of community supervision and procedures applicable to the reduction or termination of a defendant's period of community supervision.

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Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 3375


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