COMMITTEE:    Criminal Jurisprudence 

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

PLACE:       E2.016 
CHAIR:       Rep. Joe Moody 


* testimony will be limited to 3 minutes *


HB 178         Murr                                                  
Relating to testing possible controlled substance evidence for fentanyl.

HB 188         Moody                                                 
Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.

HB 218         Moody                                                 
Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession, drug paraphernalia possession, and tetrahydrocannabinol possession offenses; imposing a fee.

HB 247         Thompson, Senfronia                                    
Relating to the consideration of a subsequent writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases.

HB 270         Thompson, Senfronia                                    
Relating to postconviction forensic DNA testing.

HB 286         Thompson, Senfronia                                    
Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain new evidence.

HB 381         Thompson, Senfronia                                    
Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.

HB 393         Goldman                                               
Relating to restitution payments for the support of a child whose parent or guardian is a victim of intoxication manslaughter.

HB 469         Smith                                                 
Relating to the sequestration of a jury in a criminal case.

HB 513         Metcalf                                               
Relating to the manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance or marihuana causing death or serious bodily injury; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 598         Shaheen                                               
Relating to creating the criminal offense of possession of an animal by a person who has been previously convicted of an offense involving animal cruelty.

HB 611         Capriglione                                           
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of unlawful disclosure of residence address or telephone number.

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