COMMITTEE:    Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Thursday, October 23, 2014 

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



The Senate Committee on Jurisprudence will meet on Thursday, October 23, 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:


3. Study and make recommendations on the feasibility of removing failure to attend school (Section 25.094, Texas Education Code) as a Class C misdemeanor offense and determine the feasibility of adjudicating juvenile truancy as a civil offense.


4. Study and make recommendations on the availability and application of deferred adjudication, orders for non-disclosure, and expunctions. Study extending the use of expunction of criminal records history and non-disclosures to certain qualified individuals with low-level, non-violent convictions.


Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes.