COMMITTEE:   Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Monday, March 28, 2011 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jim Jackson 


HB 323        Laubenberg | et al.
Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty.

HB 810        Darby                  
Relating to jurisdiction in certain proceedings brought by the attorney general with respect to charitable trusts.

HB 898        Howard, Charlie | et al.    
Relating to certain requirements relating to the issuance of a marriage license or the recording of a declaration of informal marriage and to the maintenance of marriage and divorce indexes by the bureau of vital statistics.

HB 962        Hartnett               
Relating to rules regarding return of service.

HB 1207       Davis, Sarah           
Relating to adoption of the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act.

HB 1614       Gooden | et al.        
Relating to fees for process server certification.

HB 1633       Bonnen                 
Relating to a person's ability to read and write in English as a qualification for service as a petit juror.

HB 1780       Price                  
Relating to exemptions from jury service.

HB 1934       Woolley
Relating to an allowance from a decedent's estate for devisees in and beneficiaries of a will who defend and prosecute certain proceedings relating to the will.

HB 1971       Jackson, Jim
Relating to the liability of a landowner for harm to a trespasser.

HB 2014       Thompson | et al.      
Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses and to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses.

HB 2015       Thompson
Relating to the definition of conduct indicating a need for supervision.

HB 2034       Miller, Doug           
Relating to asbestos and silica litigation.

HB 2294       Hunter                 
Relating to declaratory judgments.

HB 2437       Sheets                 
Relating to an award of litigation costs after the rejection of certain settlement offers.

HB 2438       Sheets                 
Relating to interest on damages subject to Medicare subrogation.

HB 2471       Phillips               
Relating to limiting the civil liability of certain persons who obtain or provide medical care and treatment for certain animals.

HB 2557       Brown | et al.         
Relating to a suit for access to a child by a grandparent.

HB 2661       Kleinschmidt           
Relating to settlement of certain civil actions.

HB 2759       Hartnett               
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of provisions of the Texas Probate Code relating to durable powers of attorney, guardianships, and other related proceedings and alternatives, and the redesignation of certain other provisions of the Texas Probate Code, including conforming amendments and repeals.

HB 2973       Hunter                 
Relating to encouraging public participation by citizens by protecting a person's right to petition, right of free speech, and right of association from meritless lawsuits arising from actions taken in furtherance of those rights.

HB 3000       Thompson | et al.      
Relating to creating the offense of continuous trafficking of persons; providing a penalty and other civil consequences.

HB 3445       Jackson, Jim           
Relating to the operation and administration of the judicial branch of state government.

HJR 61        Raymond                
Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the terms of district judges to six years.