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COMMITTEE:   Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, April 04, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Smithee 


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HB 45         Flynn | et al.         
Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in this state.

HB 472        Dale | et al.          
Relating to judicial review of protective orders and the duration of those orders.

HB 1022       Wray                   
Relating to a written declaration to designate a guardian before the need for a guardian arises.

HB 1354       Wray                   
Relating to trusts.

HB 1358       Wray                   
Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act.

HB 1532       Farrar                 
Relating to posting notice of self-help resources on the Internet website of a state court and in the office of the court clerk.

HB 1704       Kuempel                
Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in actions to determine the applicability of certain local government regulations.

HB 1725       Hernandez | et al.     
Relating to the exception to disclosure under the public information law of certain personal information contained in a citation issued for a violation of a state traffic law or local traffic ordinance.

HB 1954       Murr                   
Relating to convenience and trust accounts established at financial institutions.

HB 1974       Wray                   
Relating to durable powers of attorney.

HB 2271       Wray                   
Relating to decedents' estates and certain posthumous gifts.

HB 2273       Lang                   
Relating to the repeal of certain statutes allowing a county attorney or commissioners court to accept gifts or grants to finance or assist the operation of the office of county attorney.

HB 2422       Schofield
Relating to the requirements for a certificate of merit in certain actions or arbitration proceedings.

HJR 10        Smithee                
Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for and the terms of office of certain judicial offices.

HJR 11        Smithee                
Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for appellate judicial offices.

HJR 45        Schofield              
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.

HJR 117       Smithee                
Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of certain judicial offices.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 2422


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of the schedule, if applicable.


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