COMMITTEE:    Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  1:30 PM or upon adjournment
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 

PLACE:        2E.20 (Betty King Cmte. Rm.) 
CHAIR:        Senator Royce West 



HB 62         Guillen                 SP: West
Relating to a justice or judge having an interest in a business entity that owns, manages, or operates a private correctional or rehabilitation facility.

HB 154        Taylor, Van | et al.    SP: West
Relating to the termination of the parent-child relationship and the duty to pay child support in circumstances involving mistaken paternity.

HB 349        Canales                 SP: Hinojosa
Relating to electronically filing any court document in a criminal case in Hidalgo County.

HB 528        Turner, Sylvester | et al.   SP: Whitmire
Relating to the restriction of access to the records and files of a child charged with or convicted of certain fine-only misdemeanor offenses.

HB 696        Kleinschmidt            SP: Hegar
Relating to the duties of and the application of the professional prosecutors law to the county attorney in Gonzales County and to the duties of the district attorney for the 25th Judicial District.

HB 717        Kolkhorst               SP: Hegar
Relating to the duties of and the application of the professional prosecutors law to the county attorney in Lavaca County and to the duties of the district attorney for the 25th Judicial District.

HB 789        King, Phil              SP: Rodríguez
Relating to the allowance in lieu of exempt property in the administration of a decedent's estate.

HB 833        Giddings                SP: West
Relating to certain procedures regarding an application for a writ of habeas corpus filed in a noncapital felony case.

HB 843        Lucio III | et al.      SP: Lucio
Relating to persons entitled to notice of and to participation in certain hearings regarding a child in the conservatorship of the state.

HB 847        Lucio III               SP: Rodríguez
Relating to the enforcement of an order to pay child support by contempt and the awarding of costs and fees in certain proceedings.

HB 869        Ashby | et al.          SP: Paxton
Relating to the issuance of a marriage license for an absent applicant, the participation of a proxy in certain marriage ceremonies, and the maintenance and submission of records relating to a marriage license issued for an absent applicant.

HB 984        Elkins                  SP: Huffman
Relating to certain information required to be provided to an applicant for a marriage license.

HB 1114       Raney                   SP: Schwertner
Relating to restoring the jurisdiction of the constitutional county court in Brazos County.

HB 1185       Thompson, Senfronia | et al. SP: Hancock
Relating to the retention of certain records in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship by a child's attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, or amicus attorney.

HB 1193       Guillen                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for certain district courts.

HB 1366       Lucio III               SP: Rodríguez
Relating to certain procedures in family or juvenile law proceedings.

HB 1435       Darby                   SP: Seliger
Relating to certain notices, reports, and descriptions provided by or filed with court and county clerks.

HB 1448       Kuempel                 SP: Campbell
Relating to the use of money deposited to a justice court technology fund in certain counties.

HB 1728       Ashby                   SP: Seliger
Relating to the use of an unsworn declaration, the disposition of certain court exhibits, and the seal of a constitutional county court or county clerk.

HB 1847       Carter                  SP: Huffman
Relating to continuing legal education in ethics or professional responsibility for prosecutors.

HB 1874       Lewis                   SP: Rodríguez
Relating to an appeal from an interlocutory order of certain courts.

HB 1875       Lewis                   SP: West
Relating to a case transferred from one district court to another district court.

HB 2025       Capriglione | et al.    SP: Hancock
Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of the municipal courts of certain neighboring municipalities to hear criminal cases.

HB 2795       Raymond                 SP: West
Relating to enforcement of a lien against certain decedents' interests in real property.

HB 3153       Lewis | et al.          SP: West
Relating to the operation and administration of, and practice in courts in, the judicial branch of state government; imposing a fee.

HB 3259       Wu                      SP: Huffman
Relating to the ownership of and access to certain investigation records in child abuse and neglect cases.

HB 3378       Price | et al.          SP: Seliger
Relating to an annual term for the 47th District Court.

HB 3669       Naishtat                SP: West
Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge.

Pending Business:


HB 1513   West

Relating to increases in the records archive fees and the records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks




Bills added after last posting:

HB 3669


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