NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice

TIME & DATE:  1:30PM Or upon adjournment
             Wednesday, April 27, 2005

PLACE: Extension Auditorium

CHAIR: Senator John Whitmire

The committee will meet to consider the following bills:

SB 395            Seliger
Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed
circuit video teleconferencing.

SB 769            West, Royce
Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of
deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a

SJR 20            West, Royce
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to
grant a pardon to a person who successfully completes a term of
deferred adjudication community supervision.

SB 1549            Van de Putte
Relating to the seizure of property by law enforcement and to the
treatment of that property in a criminal proceeding.

SB 1600            Whitmire
Relating to criminal law hearing officers in Harris County.

SB 1632            Hinojosa
Relating to the sentencing of juveniles in juvenile court and the
functions of the Texas Youth Commission.

SB 1874            Whitmire / et al.
Relating to the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority.

Pending business:

SB 109            Estes / et al.
Relating to enhancing the penalty for the manufacture of
methamphetamine if a child is present on the premises where the
offense is committed.

SB 337            Carona
Relating to criminal background checks on users of online
relationship services; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 112            Van de Putte / et al.
Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in
certain conduct related to the manufacture of methamphetamine and
to the distribution and retail sales of pseudoephedrine; providing

SB 1266            Whitmire
Relating to the exercise of judicial discretion with respect to the
administration of community supervision.

SB 1582            Zaffirini
Relating to the detention of persons for mental health purposes.



SB 395
SB 1874


SB 1200
SB 1633
SB 1723