COMMITTEE:    Criminal Jurisprudence 

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

PLACE:       E2.016 
CHAIR:       Rep. Joe Moody 


*Public Testimony will be limited to 3 minutes*


HB 6           Goldman | et al.                                       
Relating to the criminal penalties for certain controlled substance offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 17          Cook | et al.                                         
Relating to the official misconduct and removal of district attorneys and county attorneys.

HB 227         Johnson, Ann                                          
Relating to the authority of corporations to act as sureties on bail bonds.

HB 382         Collier                                               
Relating to a defense to prosecution for the possession of certain consumable hemp products containing a controlled substance or marihuana.

HB 1221        Metcalf                                               
Relating to authorizing the comptroller to release a reported owner's unclaimed property to the owner's crime victim in certain circumstances and payment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain amounts owed by an inmate.

HB 1362        Wu | et al.                                           
Relating to the punishment for a capital felony committed by an individual younger than 21 years of age.

HB 1603        Guillen                                               
Relating to the procedures governing the prosecution of misdemeanor offenses in the jurisdiction of the justice and municipal courts.

HB 1709        Canales                                               
Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond.

HB 1712        Canales                                               
Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders.

HB 1769        Meyer                                                 
Relating to the statute of limitations for certain offenses committed against children.

HB 1784        Landgraf                                              
Relating to certain requirements of protective orders and conditions of release on bond and to the criminal penalties for violating those requirements and conditions.

HB 1826        Turner | et al.                                        
Relating to the establishment of an organized retail theft task force.

HB 1896        Guillen | et al.                                       
Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure or promotion of intimate visual material.

HB 2055        Jones, Venton | et al.                                 
Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.

HB 2084        Landgraf                                              
Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of racing on highway; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2189        Johnson, Julie | et al.                                
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of certain hospital personnel.

HB 2306        Hefner                                                
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of voyeurism.

HB 3183        Schatzline                                            
Relating to the use of in-custody informant testimony in a criminal trial.

HB 3260        Herrero                                               
Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files by a statutory county court.

HB 3548        Anchía | et al.                   Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of certain hospital personnel.

HB 3659        Hefner                                                
Relating to civil asset forfeiture proceedings, to the seizure and forfeiture of certain property, and to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from civil asset forfeiture.

HB 4061        Schatzline                                            
Relating to prohibiting a registered sex offender from going within a certain distance of the residence of a victim of any offense committed by the offender for which the offender is subject to registration.

HB 4517        Moody                                                 
Relating to the release of certain defendants on personal bond.

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Bills added after last posting:

HB 3548


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