COMMITTEE:    Corrections 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, March 21, 2019 

PLACE:       E2.030 
CHAIR:       Rep. James White 


Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes.

The order in which bills will be heard is at the discretion of the chair.


HB 918         White                  
Relating to providing certain discharged or released inmates with documentation to assist in obtaining employment.

HB 936         Canales | et al.        
Relating to the temperature at which a facility operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is maintained.

HB 1452        Thompson, Senfronia     
Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

HB 1753        Allen
Relating to the early release from supervision of certain persons released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 1979        Reynolds
Relating to prohibiting the confinement of inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in facilities operated by private vendors.

HB 2158        White
Relating to certain programs and services for inmates and state jail felony defendants, including the creation of a work release program and the availability of peer support services.

HB 2233        White                  
Relating to the eligibility for certain occupational licenses and the use of a person's criminal history as grounds for certain actions related to the license.

HB 2448        Reynolds | et al.       
Relating to a strategic plan to reduce recidivism by facilitating stable employment for persons who are preparing to reenter communities of this state after incarceration.

HB 2502        Moody                  
Relating to a mandatory term of confinement for defendants placed on community supervision for the criminal offense of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of a person.

HB 2559        Bowers                 
Relating to the issuance of a summons for certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 2623        White                  
Relating to the requirements for a change of name for a person with a final felony conviction or a person required to register as a sex offender.

HB 2724        Reynolds
Relating to a proxy for a member of the legislature visiting a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2744        Neave                  
Relating to the access of a female inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to certain educational and vocational programs and services.

HB 2758        Hernandez
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain trafficking and prostitution offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 3120        Bonnen, Greg            
Relating to the punishment for certain felony offenses committed by an inmate released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 3227        Howard                 
Relating to a female inmate's access to programs offered to inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 3296        Allen
Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants serving a sentence for a state jail felony offense.

HR 387         Reynolds               
Expressing support for full reinstatement of Project Re-Integration of Offenders.

HCR 33         White                  
Expressing opposition to the enactment or enforcement in Texas of a law that automatically suspends the driver's license of an individual who is convicted of any drug-related offense.

HCR 47         Bailes                 
Paying tribute to the history of the Texas Prison Rodeo.




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