NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM or upon adjournment
             Wednesday, April 14, 1999

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister

I.   Call to Order
II.  Roll Call
III. Consideration of the following:

SB 38            Lucio
Relating to the punishment for a capital offense.

SB 39            Lucio
Relating to jury instructions and charges in capital cases.

SB 326            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital
offense committed by a person with mental retardation.

SB 430            Barrientos
Relating to the punishment for certain Class C habitual offenders.

SB 447            Ogden
Relating to requiring as a condition of release of a child by the
Texas Youth Commission that the child obtain a mandatory
educational skill level.

SB 784            Moncrief
Relating to establishing a procedure to prevent the fraudulent use of an
individual's identification to frustrate proper law enforcement.

SB 804            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to developing a standard format for protective orders.

SB 965            Lucio
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to
commissioned rangers of the National Park Service.

SB 1000            Wentworth
Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in
connection with the issuance of arrest warrants available for
public inspection.

SB 1180            Harris
Relating to County Bail Bond Boards.

SB 1189            Luna, Gregory
Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury.

SB 1215            Moncrief
Relating to the release of confidential information obtained in
connection with certain presentence investigations and postsentence

SB 1217            Moncrief
Relating to the disclosure of certain information concerning the
mental health of a person detained in a correctional facility.

SB 1276            Wentworth
Relating to a misdemeanant's liability for the cost of confinement
in a county jail.

SB 1558            Nelson
Relating to the offense of trespassing on an aircraft.

SB 1607            Whitmire
Relating to the establishment of an infant care and parenting
program in the Texas Youth Commission.

SR 392            Moncrief
Directing the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments to conduct
a study on strategies to reduce the use of jails as a mental health
treatment provider.

Pending Business:

SB 22            Nelson / et al.
Relating to the eligibility for release on community supervision or
parole for a defendant convicted of aggravated assault.

SB 194            Ogden
Relating to the creation of a complex crime unit within the
Department of Public Safety.

SB 280            Bivins
Relating to graduated driver licensing.

SB 302            Lucio
Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of operating a
motor vehicle, a watercraft, or an aircraft while intoxicated.

SB 403            Armbrister
Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the
defendant's sureties on a personal bond or a bail bond and to
certain procedures in connection with a bond forfeiture.

SB 452            Armbrister
Relating to the imposition of a cost of court on criminal
convictions and the creation of a fund for the payment of
extraordinary costs of prosecution in certain counties.

SB 565            Jackson
Relating to the creation of a sex offender compliance unit in the
Texas Department of Public Safety.

SB 559            Lucio
Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child.

SB 634            Madla
Relating to the reporting of criminal justice statistics.

SB 739            Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of bail bondsmen.

SB 1123            Armbrister
Relating to the punishment for assaults committed against certain
sports officials.

SB 1124            Armbrister
Relating to mediation in family violence cases.

SB 1125            Armbrister
Relating to mediation in criminal cases.

SB 1774            Zaffirini
Relating to administrative license revocation and or suspension for
driving while intoxicated.

IV.  Other Business
V.   Recess / Adjourn