COMMITTEE:    Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, April 5, 2023 

PLACE:       E2.016 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jeff Leach 


The Chair may limit testimony time to ensure consideration of posted business.


HJR 166        Thompson, Senfronia                                    
Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing recovery of exemplary damages by a person's estate for a homicide.

HB 955         Dutton                                                
Relating to affidavits concerning cost and necessity of services in civil actions.

HB 4635        Guillen                                               
Relating to organized crime, racketeering activities, and collection of unlawful debts; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

HB 4638        Guillen                                               
Relating to the appointment and duties of an associate judge in the 229th Judicial District.

HB 4907        Guillen                                               
Relating to capturing and storing carbon dioxide.

HCR 75         Guillen                                               
Designating the first week of November as Municipal Courts Week for a 10-year period beginning in 2023.

HB 3657        Anchía                                                
Relating to notaries public; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1627        Hernandez                                             
Relating to implicit bias training for justices and judges of state courts, judicial officers, certain court personnel, and attorneys licensed to practice law in this state.

HB 3544        Moody                                                 
Relating to payment of certain court costs associated with interpreters.

HB 3949        Raney                                                 
Relating to the arbitration of a controversy between members of an association or corporation and between an association or corporation and its members.

HB 3129        Guerra                                                
Relating to redesignation of certain provisions describing court orders eligible for an interlocutory appeal.

HB 3157        Leach                                                 
Relating to emergency intervention proceedings concerning a decedent's estate.

HB 3473        Leach                                                 
Relating to the members of the Court Reporters Certification Advisory Board.

HB 3474        Leach                                                 
Relating to the operation and administration of and practices and procedures related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government.

HB 3422        Bryant                                                
Relating to the correction or removal of certain obsolete provisions of  the Property Code.

HB 3009        VanDeaver                                             
Relating to the health care providers authorized to examine a person to determine whether the person is incapacitated for purposes of certain guardianship proceedings.

HB 4376        VanDeaver                                             
Relating to self-settled asset protection trusts.

HB 103         Murr | et al.                                         
Relating to qualifications for a retired judge's appointment as a visiting judge to a constitutional county court.

HB 4128        Murr                                                  
Relating to associate judges for guardianship proceedings and protective services proceedings in certain courts.

HB 1181        Shaheen                                               
Relating to restricting access to pornographic materials on certain websites and creating civil liability for certain actions that allow children to access pornographic materials.

HB 4714        Cortez                                                
Relating to the use of an electronic recording device to report proceedings before a municipal court of record for the City of San Antonio.

HB 2573        Stucky                                                
Relating to liability of certain municipal hospital authorities  under a contract for the sale of a hospital.

HB 2846        Cain | et al.                                         
Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

HB 5010        Schofield                                             
Relating to the classification of a grievance filed with the State Bar of Texas.

HB 5101        Schofield                                             
Relating to procedures for a complaint filed with the State Bar of Texas against an attorney.

HB 2333        Allison                                               
Relating to noncharitable trusts without an ascertainable beneficiary.

HB 148         Johnson, Julie                                         
Relating to the Texas Medical Disclosure Panel.

HB 4283        Lopez, Ray                                            
Relating to a study on the recidivism rate of defendants who complete a veterans treatment court program.

HB 2965        Vasut | et al.                                         
Relating to certain construction liability claims concerning public buildings and public works.

HB 525         Vasut | et al.                                         
Relating to delivery through the electronic filing system of certain statutory county court, district court, or appellate court orders.

HB 3929        Cook | et al.                                         
Relating to the adoption by the Supreme Court of Texas of the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act.

HB 3249        Johnson, Ann                                          
Relating to regular reporting of district court workload.

HB 4085        Spiller | et al.                                       
Relating to the payment by the state or a county of costs for certain mental health hearings or proceedings.

HB 2541        Garcia                                                
Relating to policies and procedures regarding children placed by the Department of Family and Protective Services in a residential treatment center or program.

HB 3401        Orr                                                   
Relating to the certification of documents by county clerks, district clerks, and joint county and district clerks.

HB 3403        Orr                                                   
Relating to court administration and costs; increasing certain court costs; authorizing fees.

HB 2770        DeAyala                                               
Relating to helping ensure the timely enforcement of the Texas Election Code.

HB 4381        DeAyala                                               
Relating to the suspension of a money judgment pending appeal in a civil action.

HB 5179        Plesa                                                 
Relating to creating a cause of action for nonconsensual condom removal.

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HB 3671


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