NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Criminal Jurisprudence

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM or upon final adjourn./recess
             Tuesday, April 8, 2003

PLACE: E2.016

CHAIR: Rep. Terry Keel


HB 1412            Christian
Relating to procedures for establishing a public appointment list
of attorneys from which to appoint counsel for indigent defendants.

HB 2316            Dutton
Relating to sentences for certain nonviolent offenders.

HB 90            McClendon
Relating to the release on bail of a person arrested for an offense
under Chapter 49, Penal Code.

HB 797            Farabee
Relating to the penalties for certain offenses under the Texas
Controlled Substances Act committed within 1,000 feet of a youth

HB 715            Dutton
Relating to the penalty for possession of one ounce or less of

HB 235            West, George "Buddy" / et
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of
obscene display or distribution and to certain consequences of a
conviction for that offense.

HB 236            West, George "Buddy" / et
Relating to the punishment for the offense of obscenity and to
certain consequences related to a conviction for an offense
involving obscenity.

HB 237            West, George "Buddy" / et
Relating to evidence offered in the prosecution of the offense of
child pornography.

HB 3397            Crabb
Relating to the disposal of exhibits in a capital case.

HB 1895            Hope
Relating to the compensation provided to an immediate family member
or a household member of a deceased victim for funeral attendance
and bereavement leave.

HB 2796            Keel
Relating to the exercise of peremptory challenges based on race or

HB 1430            Keel
Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used in or derived from
alleged criminal activity.

HB 1425            Keel / et al.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault
committed against residents of certain facilities.

HB 2014            Keel / et al.
Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal cases.

HB 1428            Keel
Relating to the prosecution of a criminal case in which a spousal
relationship exists between the attorney representing the state and
the attorney representing the defendant.

HB 1424            Keel
Relating to requiring superintendents and general managers of
institutions to report the deaths of certain individuals; providing
a criminal penalty.

HB 614            Keel
Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital
offense committed by a person with mental retardation.

HCR 93            Dutton
Memorializing Congress to request that U.S. Department of Justice
investigate the Houston Police Department Crime Laboratory and
review past criminal cases.