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COMMITTEE:    Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:  1:30 PM, Tuesday, April 05, 2011 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator John Whitmire 



SB 152        Huffman | et al.       
Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses.

SB 167        West                   
Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after an individual receives a pardon or a grant of certain other relief with respect to the offense for which the individual was arrested.

SB 348        Estes | et al.         
Relating to the sale or delivery of salvia divinorum or Salvinorin A to a child; providing a penalty.

SB 496        Fraser                 
Relating to the punishment for the offense of evading arrest or detention.

SB 757        Deuell                 
Relating to certain defenses to prosecution for the offense of sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to a minor.

SB 843        Patrick                
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify.

SB 844        Patrick                
Relating to the offense of escape from custody by a person lawfully detained.

SB 913        Estes                  
Relating to the transmission of records regarding over-the-counter sales of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and norpseudoephedrine and a person's civil liability for certain acts arising from the sale of those products.

SB 939        Lucio                  
Relating to creating an offense for engaging in certain conduct relating to cockfighting and to the criminal and civil consequences of committing that offense.

SB 976        Hinojosa               
Relating to the supervised reentry into the community of certain inmates nearing their date of discharge from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 1010       Huffman                
Relating to providing a victim, guardian of a victim, or close relative of a deceased victim with notice of a plea bargain agreement in certain criminal cases.

SB 1014       Davis                  
Relating to time of day during which prisoners may be discharged or released from county jails.

SB 1055       Carona                 
Relating to reports concerning and the reporting of the use of certain funds by community supervision and corrections departments and to the preparation of commitment reduction plans by those departments.

SB 1103       Carona                 
Relating to the venue for prosecution of certain theft offenses.

SB 1273       Williams               
Relating to the lawful manufacture, distribution, and possession of and prescriptions for controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

SB 1600       Whitmire               
Relating to the registration of peace officers as private security officers.

SB 1676       Ellis                  
Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making.

SB 1680       Ellis                  
Relating to certain evidence in a prosecution of fraud or theft involving Medicaid or Medicare benefits.

At the chairs discretion, the committee may also consider any pending business:


SB 146        Hinojosa
Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an undocumented person.

SB 198        West
Relating to exempting persons who are convicted of certain sexual offenses from registering as a sex offender in this state.

SB 407        Watson | et al.
Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic transmission of certain visual material depicting a minor and to certain educational programs concerning the prevention and awareness of that offense.

SB 883        Whitmire
Relating to awarding credit to an inmate for certain time between release on and revocation of parole, mandatory supervision, or conditional pardon.

SB 1116       Whitmire | et al.
Relating to the punishment of certain prohibited conduct that occurs on a public school campus or on a vehicle owned by a county or school district.



Bills added after last posting:

SB 146

SB 198

SB 407

SB 883

SB 1116


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