NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM Or upon adjournment
             Tuesday, April 8, 2003

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator John Whitmire

The following bills to be considered:

SB 50            Zaffirini
Relating to the victim's statement regarding the impact of an
offense in certain sexual assault cases.

SB 51            Zaffirini
Relating to a sexual assault program referral provided by a law
enforcement agency to certain victims.

SB 176            Nelson
Relating to the offense of interference with an emergency telephone

SB 356            Janek
Relating to an inquest when a body part is found.

SB 613            Nelson
Relating to the automatic suspension of the driver's license of a
person younger than 21 on conviction of an offense involving an
abusable volatile chemical.

SB 704            Jackson
Relating to the maximum inmate population of a facility operated by
a city or county.

SB 867            Wentworth
Relating to a defendant's right to appear by counsel in certain
misdemeanor cases.

SB 920            Whitmire
Relating to the punishment of certain individuals convicted of
third degree felonies or state jail felonies.

SB 924            Zaffirini
Relating to programs provided to reduce occurrences of sexual

SB 958            Duncan
Relating to venue in the prosecution of the offenses of escape and
unauthorized absence.

SB 987            Armbrister
Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files.

SB 1015            Wentworth
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information submitted
for purposes of  a crime victim impact statement.

SB 1044            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to supplemental pay for certain Department of Public
Safety officers who hold a degree or have obtained an equivalent
number of credits hours in higher education.

SB 1114            Williams
Relating to secondary employment by officers commissioned by the
Department of Public Safety.

SB 1129            Bivins
Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of certain
laboratory analyses of physical evidence or statements as to the
chain of custody of physical evidence.

SB 1145            Madla
Relating to programs in certain counties to divert certain persons
with mental health disorders or mental retardation from
incarceration to appropriate services.

SB 1188            Van de Putte
Relating to supplemental pay for certain Department of Public
Safety officers who are proficient in a second language.

SB 1306            Bivins
Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed
circuit video teleconferencing.