COMMITTEE:   Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Smithee 


HB 1660       Moody
Relating to certain protective orders and magistrate's orders for emergency protection.

HB 1766       Hunter | et al.        
Relating to certain publications that are privileged and not grounds for a libel action.

HB 1922       Naishtat               
Relating to a court administrator hired by a statutory probate court.

HB 1923       Naishtat               
Relating to qualifications of special judges.

HB 2013       Sheets                 
Relating to recovery of attorney's fees against veterinarians for certain claims.

HB 2088       Rodriguez, Justin      
Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which district judges and appellate justices and judges are selected.

HB 2369       Rodriguez, Justin      
Relating to the county courts at law in Bexar County.

HB 2486       Keffer                 
Relating to the right of a person to enter the person's residence or former residence accompanied by a peace officer to recover certain personal property; creating an offense.

HB 2544       Lozano                 
Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs.

HB 2573       Johnson                
Relating to a deceptive trade practice related to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice.

HB 2665       Moody                  
Relating to access to and receipt of certain information regarding a ward by certain relatives of the ward.

HB 2730       Stephenson             
Relating to the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District; authorizing fees.

HB 2794       Farney                 
Relating to a delayed birth certificate; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 2868       Martinez, "Mando"      
Relating to the imposition of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Hidalgo County courts.

HB 2998       Rodriguez, Justin      
Relating to adoption of the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act.

HB 3095       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to durable powers of attorney and advance directives; affecting laws subject to criminal penalties.

HB 3316       Miller, Doug           
Relating to provision clarifying the timing of the provision of the Texas Probate Code relating to durable power of attorney.

HB 3365       Hughes                 
Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of administrative judicial regions.

HB 3382       Hughes                 
Relating to the compensation of associate judges appointed to hear Title IV-D cases and child protection cases.




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