COMMITTEE:    Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Monday, April 1, 2019 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jeff Leach 


Public testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes.


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


HB 504         Dutton                 
Relating to employment protections for a person serving as a grand juror.

HB 2083        Smithee                
Relating to the transfer of civil cases by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation.

HB 2928        King, Phil             
Relating to jurisdiction of contested probate proceedings in counties without a statutory probate court or statutory county court.

HB 1211        Darby | et al.          
Relating to certain agreements by architects and engineers in or in connection with certain construction contracts.

HB 2362        Moody | et al.          
Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency medical care.

HB 2440        Krause                 
Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals.

HB 3642        Krause                 
Relating to the jurisdiction of county courts at law in Tarrant County.

HB 3605        Sanford                
Relating to appointment of an attorney ad litem to represent an unborn child during a judicial bypass proceeding for an abortion for a pregnant minor.

HB 4345        Sanford | et al.        
Relating to the disclosure by charitable organizations of allegations of sexual misconduct.

HB 2003        Leach                  
Relating to the review and approval of contingent fee contracts for certain public agencies.

HB 2004        Leach                  
Relating to the dismissal of certain actions relating to Medicaid fraud.

HB 2730        Leach                  
Relating to civil actions involving the exercise of certain constitutional rights.

HB 3336        Leach                  
Relating to the jurisdiction of, and practices and procedures in civil cases before, justice courts, county courts, statutory county courts, and district courts.

HB 2350        Capriglione | et al.    
Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a civil penalty offense; providing for a civil cause of action.

HB 3361        Canales                
Relating to court reporter service fees in certain counties.

HB 332         Nevárez                
Relating to the eligibility of a retired or former judge for assignment in certain proceedings.

HB 1116        Wray                   
Relating to the limitations periods for certain suits against real estate appraisers and appraisal firms.

HB 3300        Murr                   
Relating to an award of costs and attorney's fees in a motion to dismiss for certain actions that have no basis in law or fact.

HB 3666        Murr                   
Relating to the effect and disregard of declarations for mental health treatment.

HB 1185        Cyrier                 
Relating to adjudication of claims arising from certain written contracts with state agencies.

HB 1531        Neave                  
Relating to the creation of a specialty court for sexual assault victim services.

HB 1398        Smith                  
Relating to the appointment of bailiffs by the district courts and county courts at law in Grayson County.

HB 1196        Meza                   
Relating to changing statutory references to marihuana to cannabis.

HB 978         Beckley | et al.        
Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.

HB 2989        Bell, Keith            
Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Kaufman County.

HB 2854        Middleton              
Relating to judicial deference regarding an interpretation of law by a state agency.

Announced from the House floor:


HB 3372        Craddick
Relating to causes of action for withholding payments of the proceeds from the sale of oil and gas production.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 3372


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