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COMMITTEE:    Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 03, 2014 

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



The Senate Jurisprudence Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Betty King Committee Room, 2E.20, to hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charges:


1. Monitor the implementation of Senate Bill 393 and Senate Bill 1114 and determine if any statutory changes are necessary to clarify the intent of this legislation. In addition, determine those school districts that have implemented the graduated sanctions envisioned by Senate Bill 393 and decide if any additional statutory changes are necessary to ensure that school districts are complying with its intent.


2. Monitor the implementation of statewide electronic filing as mandated by the Texas Supreme Court to determine if any additional training or resources are needed by local jurisdictions. In addition, determine those jurisdictions that have imposed the local transaction fee, as created by House Bill 2302, to determine how it is being utilized and if its continued collection is necessary.


The committee will also:


Take invited and public testimony regarding allegations requiring the forfeiture of  future rights to nondisclosure as a condition of plea agreements in certain counties.


Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes.