COMMITTEE:   Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Smithee 


HB 1313       Fletcher
Relating to ensuring the removal of the names of deceased persons from the jury wheel.

HB 1329       Naishtat               
Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness.

HB 1406       Sheets | et al.        
Relating to the liability of a political subdivision of this state for certain claims relating to land acquired by the political subdivision under certain circumstances.

HB 1439       Hernandez              
Relating to the creation of an educational publication for judicial guidance on cases involving a child who may be eligible for special immigrant juvenile status.

HB 1666       Bonnen, Dennis         
Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies.

HB 1784       Workman                
Relating to damages in an action arising out of a deficiency in the construction or repair of an improvement to real property.

HB 2045       White, James | et al.  
Relating to eligibility of attorneys who hold a law license issued by another state to take the state bar examination.

HB 2904       Davis, Sarah           
Relating to dismissal of certain actions for an asbestos-related or silica-related injury.

HB 2920       Naishtat               
Relating to the months of service to be eligible to serve as an assigned statutory probate court judge.

HB 3008       Simmons | et al.       
Relating to eliminating the wrongful birth cause of action.

HB 3070       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to the disposition of remains.

HB 3136       Naishtat               
Relating to the use of a small estate affidavit to distribute certain intestate estates.

HB 3160       Alonzo | et al.        
Relating to an exception to the period of filing an application for the grant of letters testamentary or of administration of a decedent's estate.

HB 3214       Spitzer                
Relating to the imposition of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Kaufman County courts.

HB 3364       Schofield              
Relating to the appeal of a judgment in an eviction suit.

HB 3424       Smithee                
Relating to a central database containing information about certain individuals under guardianship.

HB 3430       Schofield              
Relating to the jurisdiction of the supreme court and the court of criminal appeals.

HB 3454       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to transactions involving the assignment of rights in an individual's legal claim; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 3561       Rodriguez, Eddie       
Relating to damages in certain wrongful eviction actions.

HB 3641       Smithee                
Relating to payment of attorney's fees in an action brought under Chapter 37 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

HB 3656       King, Susan            
Relating to the use of telephone interpreter services in any criminal proceeding before a judge or magistrate.




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