COMMITTEE:    Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:  1:30 PM or upon adjournment
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator John Whitmire 



To consider the following:


SB 384        Carona
Relating to the offense of failure to report abuse or neglect of a child.

SB 538        Rodríguez
Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.

SB 549        Williams | et al.
Relating to penalties for engaging in organized criminal activity.

SB 780        Hinojosa
Relating to the prioritization of certain available legal defense services when appointing representation for an indigent defendant in a criminal case.

SB 827        Whitmire | et al.
Relating to the fraudulent use of identifying information by certain sex offenders; providing criminal penalties.

SB 878        Patrick
Relating to criminal asset forfeiture, the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture, and accountability for that disposition.

SB 1003       Carona
Relating to the creation of the Adult and Juvenile Administrative Segregation Task Force.

SB 1044       Rodríguez
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a public defender's office and the office of capital writs and to an exemption for those offices from fees imposed for processing inquiries for that information.

SB 1189       Huffman
Relating to the disposition of certain firearms seized by a law enforcement agency.

SB 1192       Davis
Relating to the rights of certain victims of sexual assault.

SB 1285       Williams
Relating to the operation of the special prosecution unit.

SB 1428       Hinojosa
Relating to the reformation of the sentences of juveniles convicted of capital felonies after being transferred to criminal court.

SB 1448       Hinojosa
Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee.

SB 1757       Uresti
Relating to the definition of license plate flipper and providing a penalty.

SB 1772       Huffman
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses committed against juveniles in custody; imposing a criminal penalty.

At the Chairman's discretion, the Committee may also consider any pending business;


SB 592        Ellis | et al.
Relating to caseloads for attorneys who are appointed to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.

SB 669        Whitmire
Relating to the manner in which a bail bond or personal bond is forfeited and circumstances under which a final judgment of forfeiture may be reformed.

SB 786        Hinojosa
Relating to warrants issued to obtain location information from wireless communications devices and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information.

SB 1348       West
Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.

SB 1475       Duncan
Relating to the development and use of a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program.

SB 1522       Hegar
Relating to the responsibility of the county to hold certain persons in county jail before a return or transfer of the person to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

If submitting written testimony, please provide 21 copies with your name on each.