NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM or upon adjournment
             Wednesday, May 12, 1999

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister

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

HB 91            Giddings / et al.        SP: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to prohibiting female genital mutilation; imposing a

HB 149            Keel                     SP: Barrientos
Relating to fees assessed on the filing of certain applications or
petitions for a writ of habeas corpus.

HB 318            Driver                   SP: Duncan
Relating to the penalty for a false application for a driver's
license or a certificate issued by the Department of Public Safety.

HB 261            Allen                    SP: Armbrister
Relating to the forfeiture of good conduct time of an inmate who
files a frivolous or malicious lawsuit while confined in county
jail awaiting transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 577            Giddings                 SP: Nelson
Relating to the period for which a person arrested or held without
a warrant in the prevention of family violence may be held after
bond is posted.

HB 635            Allen                    SP: Shapiro
Relating to the offense of taking or attempting to take a weapon
from a peace officer, parole officer, or community supervision and
corrections department officer.

HB 656            Noriega                  SP: Whitmire
Relating to the penalty for sale or delivery of a substance
containing a volatile chemical to a minor.

HB 668            Wise                     SP: Armbrister
Relating to missing children, to the duty of law enforcement with
respect to missing children, and to certain criminal offenses
frequently committed against missing children.

HB 806            Jones, Jesse             SP: Carona
Relating to the use of electronic devices for the production and
authentication of certain court documents.

HB 855            Capelo                   SP: Truan
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to
provide financial assistance to a person pursuing certain law
enforcement studies.

HB 1001            Hartnett                 SP: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of unlawful
installation of a tracking device on a motor vehicle.

HB 1082            Bosse                    SP: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the composition of the Harris County Juvenile Board.

HB 1100            Tillery                  SP: Carona
Relating to contracts for enforcement of certain arrest warrants.

HB 1102            Smith                    SP: Jackson
Relating to prohibiting discharge or release payments to certain
inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1188            Gallego                  SP: Shapiro
Relating to the creation of a DNA record for certain persons
convicted of, or adjudicated as having engaged in delinquent
conduct violating, the offense of murder, aggravated assault,
burglary, or an offense on conviction of which registration as a
sex offender is required.

HB 1379            Allen                    SP: Armbrister
Relating to the information about an inmate of the Texas Department
of Criminal Justice that is subject to public disclosure or
excepted from public disclosure.

HB 1432            Grusendorf               SP: Shapiro
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Public Safety
to charge a fee for processing certain inquiries for certain sex
offender registration information.

HB 1535            Allen                    SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the eligibility for community supervision or parole for
certain  defendants convicted of sexual assault.

HB 1968            Van de Putte             SP: Madla
Relating to the powers and duties of peace officers commissioned by
certain hospital districts.

HB 1999            Telford                  SP: Armbrister
Relating to employee benefits available to employees of community
supervision and corrections departments.

HB 2111            Bonnen                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to the punishment of certain individuals convicted of
third degree felonies.

HB 2145            Allen                    SP: Whitmire
Relating to persons subject to sex offender registration
requirements and to the conditions for supervised release of those

HB 2187            Hinojosa                 SP: Nelson
Relating to required counseling for a person placed on community
supervision following conviction of an offense involving family

HB 2190            Hinojosa                 SP: Armbrister
Relating to prima facie evidence of the offense of theft by check
and to certain actions based on nonpayment of a check.

HB 2397            Carter                   SP: Nelson
Relating to the Crime Stoppers Advisory Council.

HB 2469            Ramsay                   SP: Shapiro
Relating to facilities requirements for county jails.

HB 2734            Cook                     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the filing of an affidavit supporting a criminal charge
based on the use of a check or similar sight order.

HB 2879            Chavez                   SP: Shapleigh
Relating to creating an offense for transporting an individual
under certain circumstances.

HB 3209            Jones, Jesse             SP: West, Royce
Relating to the purposes for which money received by crime stoppers
organizations may be used.

HB 3249            Allen                    SP: Armbrister
Relating to permitting local prosecutors to accept federal funds
for the purpose of defraying a portion of the cost of prosecution.

HB 3255            Gallego                  SP: Carona
Relating to compensation to certain victims of domestic violence
from the compensation to victims of crime fund.

HB 3456            Hinojosa                 SP: Carona
Relating to the power of a bondsman to execute bail bonds.

HB 3492            Dunnam                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Public Safety to
establish minimum standards for vendors of ignition interlock

HB 3598            McClendon                SP: Cain
Relating to requiring notice regarding the location of
establishments serving alcoholic beverages, sexually oriented
businesses, and correctional or rehabilitation facilities.

SB 128            Nelson
Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of possessing or
consuming an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle or operating a
motor vehicle while intoxicated.

Pending Business:

HB 938            Thompson / et al.        SP: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the investigation and prosecution of an offense
motivated by bias or prejudice and to other remedies for and
protections against certain hateful acts.



HB 2469