COMMITTEE:   Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Smithee 


HJR 90        Raymond
Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the court of criminal appeals and establish one supreme court with civil and criminal appellate jurisdiction.

HB 1005       Davis, Yvonne          
Relating to allowing judges to use juror identification numbers when polling the jury.

HB 1029       Wray                   
Relating to trusts.

HB 1330       Naishtat               
Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness.

HB 1419       Clardy                 
Relating to contested cases conducted under the Administrative Procedure Act.

HB 1520       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to the assignment to a trial court of a judge or justice who was defeated in a primary or general election.

HB 1806       Tinderholt             
Relating to service of process in this state.

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

HB 2274       Naishtat               
Relating to a suit to contest the validity of a will admitted to probate.

HB 3079       Raymond                
Relating to applicability of a statute of limitations to an action based on a right or remedy provided by the Texas Constitution.

HB 3139       Naishtat               
Relating to prompt action by certain holders of preferred debt and lien claims against secured property of a decedent's estate.

HB 3176       Smithee                
Relating to claims of patent infringement; providing civil penalties; imposing fees.

HB 3319       Kuempel                
Relating to procedures and fees for the safekeeping of wills and other fees collected by court clerks in probate matters; authorizing and increasing fees.

HB 3432       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston.

HB 3662       Hughes                 
Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies.

HB 3914       Klick                  
Relating to certain court-initiated guardianship proceedings involving individuals believed to be incapacitated persons including the appointment of a guardian ad litem or court investigator.

HB 3996       Blanco                 
Relating to donations of juror reimbursements.

HB 4199       Paddie                 
Relating to the Harrison County Court at Law.




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