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COMMITTEE:    Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:  1:30 PM or upon adjournment
Friday, May 20, 2011 

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



HB 3          Thompson | et al.       SP: Huffman
Relating to the imposition of a sentence of life without parole on certain defendants who commit certain sexual offenses.

HB 25         Guillen | et al.        SP: Patrick
Relating to the carrying of certain weapons in a watercraft.

HB 242        Craddick | et al.       SP: Hegar
Relating to the authority of certain retired peace officers to carry certain firearms.

HB 290        Jackson, Jim | et al.   SP: Nelson
Relating to the punishment for the offense of employment harmful to children.

HB 351        Veasey                  SP: West
Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.

HB 371        Hochberg | et al.       SP: Hegar
Relating to prohibiting deferred adjudication community supervision for certain defendants convicted of murder.

HB 718        Fletcher | et al.       SP: Birdwell
Relating to the period in which a person commits the offense of funeral service disruption.

HB 748        Menendez | et al.       SP: Van de Putte
Relating to a criminal defendant's incompetency to stand trial, to certain related time credits, and to the maximum period allowed for restoration of the defendant to competency.

HB 927        Harper-Brown | et al.   SP: Hegar
Relating to the punishment for the offense of indecent exposure.

HB 963        Hartnett                SP: Rodriguez
Relating to the costs associated with proceedings regarding cruelly treated animals.

HB 1009       Callegari               SP: Hegar
Relating to procedures for obtaining informed consent before certain postmortem examinations or autopsies.

HB 1043       Christian | et al.      SP: Lucio
Relating to creating an offense for engaging in certain conduct relating to cockfighting.

HB 1103       Lucio III | et al.      SP: Ellis
Relating to payment of a fee as a required condition of community supervision for certain criminal offenses involving animal cruelty.

HB 1113       Raymond | et al.        SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the sentencing hearing or deferred adjudication hearing and conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain offenses involving controlled substances.

HB 1199       Gallego                 SP: Davis
Relating to the penalty for certain intoxication assaults.

HB 1241       Zedler                  SP: Harris
Relating to surety bond requirements for reserve deputy constables.

HB 1622       Menendez                SP: Wentworth
Relating to suits to enjoin gang activity that constitutes a public nuisance.

HB 1646       Gallego                 SP: Ellis
Relating to representation of certain applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty.

HB 1721       Lucio III | et al.      SP: Zaffirini
Relating to protective orders for certain victims of stalking or sexual assault.

HB 1856       Woolley                 SP: Patrick
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of tampering with a witness.

HB 1930       Zedler                  SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the membership and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force.

HB 1940       Perry                   SP: Huffman
Relating to the requirement of a preliminary hearing for certain persons released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice who are alleged to have violated a condition of release.

HB 1994       Weber | et al.          SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the creation of a first offender prostitution prevention program.

HB 2096       Thompson                SP: Ellis
Relating to the filing of writs of habeas corpus in mental health cases.

HB 2119       Madden                  SP: Whitmire
Relating to the requirement that the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments provide certain services and programs.

HB 2124       Workman | et al.        SP: Huffman
Relating to victim notification regarding the release of a defendant who was acquitted by reason of insanity in a criminal case.

HB 2329       Zedler                  SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding victims of trafficking of persons and to the issuance and enforcement of protective orders to protect victims of trafficking of persons; providing penalties.

HB 2337       Gallego                 SP: Uresti
Relating to the admissibility of certain statements made by a child in a juvenile justice or criminal proceeding.

HB 2472       Marquez                 SP: Rodriguez
Relating to the reporting of certain warrant or capias information to the national crime information center.

HB 2496       Gonzalez, Naomi | et al.     SP: Carona
Relating to creating a teen dating violence court program and the deferral of adjudication and dismissal of certain dating violence cases.

HB 2560       Sheffield | et al.      SP: Estes
Relating to transporting a foster child in a vehicle where a handgun is in the possession of a foster parent licensed to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 2577       Miller, Sid             SP: Hegar
Relating to the unlawful use of a criminal instrument or mechanical security device; providing a penalty.

HB 2649       Allen                   SP: Ellis
Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.

HB 2966       Naishtat                SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications and records made or collected in reference to certain sexual assault survivors.

HB 3384       Madden                  SP: Whitmire
Relating to the penalties for repeat and habitual felony offenders.

HB 3396       Hernandez Luna          SP: Patrick
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security.

HB 3474       Gallego                 SP: Watson
Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor.

HB 3691       Gallego                 SP: Carona
Relating to the provision by certain judges or community supervision and corrections departments of certain programs and services, including certain pretrial programs and services, and to the imposition of certain sanctions against defendants supervised by those departments.

HB 3746       Frullo | et al.         SP: Carona
Relating to investigations of certain offenses involving the Internet-based sexual exploitation of a minor; creating the Internet crimes against children account to support those activities.

HB 3829       Anderson, Charles "Doc" SP: Birdwell
Relating to gifts and donations to the McLennan County Juvenile Board.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 1043


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