The House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence

83rd Legislature

June 18, 2013

10:30 a.m. or upon final adjourn./recess



Pursuant to a notice posted on June 13, 2013, the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Herrero, at 10:50 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Herrero; Carter; Burnam; Canales; Hughes; Leach; Moody; and Schaefer.


A quorum was present.



(Representative Toth now present.)


Testimony taken/registration recorded on the subject of the special session call of legislation relating to establishing a mandatory sentence of life with parole for a capital felony committed by a 17-year-old offender.  (See attached witness list.)


At 1:53 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Herrero, Chair




Vanessa Fuentes, Clerk