The House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence

82nd Legislature

November 22, 2011

10:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on November 15, 2011, the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Gallego, at 10:20 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Gallego; Aliseda; Burkett; Carter; Christian; and Zedler.


A quorum was present.



The Committee met to hear invited testimony regarding interim charge number three:

“Study and make recommendations regarding the current procedures used in the testing of DNA evidence in Texas. Include a review of the feasibility of certifying additional DNA testing centers.”


Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)


(Representative Rodriguez, Eddie now present.)


At 1:34 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Gallego, Chair




Michael Pacheco, Clerk