COMMITTEE:     Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:   1:30 PM or upon adjournment
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 

PLACE:         E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator John Whitmire 








SB 340         Huffman
Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of opioid antagonists.

SB 405         Birdwell               
Relating to the criminal offense of making a false report to a peace officer, federal special investigator, law enforcement employee, corrections officer, or jailer.

SB 562         Zaffirini              
Relating to the delivery of certain mental health information regarding a defendant transferred from a county to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the commitment of certain defendants for competency restoration, and the use of telepsychiatry in determining whether a defendant is manifestly dangerous before commitment.

SB 583         Hinojosa               
Relating to the appointment of a local public defender's office to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.

SB 1164        Rodríguez              
Relating to the disposition of an item bearing a counterfeit trademark seized in connection with a criminal offense.

SB 1268        Watson                 
Relating to a statement presented in a criminal case by a victim, close relative of a deceased victim, or guardian of a victim.

SB 1649        Kolkhorst              
Relating to assistance with the establishment and oversight of public defenders' offices and a review of criminal defense attorney's fees by the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.

SB 1697        Whitmire               
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.

SB 1700        Whitmire               
Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail.

SB 2271        Miles                  
Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for certain expenses.



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