COMMITTEE:   Criminal Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Monday, April 20, 2015 

PLACE:       JHR 120 
CHAIR:       Rep. Abel Herrero 


HB 71         Gonzįlez, Mary | et al.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.

HB 192        Dutton                 
Relating to convictions considered for purposes of enhancing the punishment for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 249        Leach                  
Relating to the reporting of proceeds and property forfeited under criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.

HB 259        Miles                  
Relating to forfeiture of property used in the commission of certain littering offenses.

HB 277        Ashby | et al.         
Relating to capital murder of a prosecuting attorney or an assistant prosecuting attorney.

HB 329        Wu                     
Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee.

HB 362        White, James           
Relating to notification provided to certain victims of criminal offenses.

HB 472        Stephenson             
Relating to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture.

HB 530        Hernandez              
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state.

HB 713        Longoria               
Relating to the forfeiture of property used to facilitate or intended to be used to facilitate the commission of certain misdemeanor prostitution offenses.

HB 749        Dutton                 
Relating to the dismissal of a case within the jurisdiction of a municipal court if a peace officer fails to appear for trial.

HB 777        Riddle | et al.        
Relating to the punishment for the offense of indecent exposure.

HB 865        Dutton                 
Relating to the recording of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a peace officer.

HB 1012       Canales                
Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.

HB 1014       Canales                
Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent offenses.

HB 1064       Sheffield              
Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from working or residing within or otherwise going in, on, or within a certain distance of premises where children commonly gather; providing a penalty.

HB 1264       Wu                     
Relating to the preservation of toxicological evidence collected in connection with certain intoxication offenses.

HB 1496       Davis, Sarah           
Relating to search warrants issued to obtain a DNA specimen through a buccal swab or another method.

HB 1530       Peńa | et al.          
Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against property or against public administration.

HB 1655       Reynolds               
Relating to the expunction of certain files and records arising from a criminal investigation; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1663       Cook                   
Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.

HB 1975       Schaefer | et al.      
Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

HB 2116       Villalba               
Relating to the expenditure of proceeds or property received from criminal asset forfeiture.

HB 2170       Murphy                 
Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual misdemeanor offenders.

HB 2319       Parker | et al.        
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution, increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2658       Moody                  
Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine.

HB 2777       Herrero                
Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of offenses involving family violence and other similar offenses committed against a member of the defendant's family or household.

HB 2970       Herrero                
Relating to the use of money paid as restitution to or on behalf of certain individuals depicted in child pornography.

HB 3046       Herrero                
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3276       Dutton                 
Relating to automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted.

HB 3338       Alonzo                 
Relating to the appointment of counsel for indigent defendants arrested for, charged with, or taking appeal from a conviction of an assault punishable by fine only.

HB 3388       Faircloth              
Relating to increasing the fee on conviction paid by a defendant for a peace officer committing or releasing the defendant.

HB 3415       Canales                
Relating to the award of court costs, storage fees, and attorney's fees in a criminal asset forfeiture proceeding.

HB 3553       Keffer                 
Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct.

HB 3578       Alonzo                 
Relating to the date on which certain criminal defendants are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure.

HB 3579       Alonzo                 
Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to an offense for which a person is arrested.

HB 3580       Alonzo                 
Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus after a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

HB 3893       Canales                
Relating to the recording and disclosure of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a governmental employee.

HB 3936       Herrero | et al.       
Relating to an order of nondisclosure of certain criminal history record information.

Bills will not be heard in the order posted.



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Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 3959


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