COMMITTEE:    Criminal Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 9, 2024 

PLACE:        E2.030 
CHAIR:        Rep. Joe Moody 


The Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence will meet on Tuesday, July 9th at

11:00 A.M. to hear invited testimony only on the following interim charge:


1. Monitoring: Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee’s

jurisdiction and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation passed

by the 88th Legislature. Conduct active oversight of all associated

rulemaking and other governmental actions taken to ensure the intended

legislative outcome of all legislation, including the following:

• HB 17, relating to official misconduct by and removal of prosecuting



In addition to the above legislation, the committee will consider the

implementation of:


HB 842, Relating to prohibiting the suspension of a person's driver's

license or extension of the period of a driver's license suspension for

certain driving while license invalid convictions; authorizing a fee.


HB 1826, Relating to the establishment of an organized retail theft task



HB 2897, Relating to the prosecution of the offense of theft of service.


HB 3956, Relating to the creation of DNA records for a person arrested for

a felony offense and the expunction of DNA records in certain



HB 4906, Relating to the installation and use of tracking equipment and

access to certain communications by certain peace officers.



Electronic public comments may be submitted for:


Implementation of HB 17

Implementation of HB 842

Implementation of HB 1826

Implementation of HB 2897

Implementation of HB 3956

Implementation of HB 4906



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:


For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here:


A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here:


Instructions related to public access to the meeting location are available here:





Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.