COMMITTEE:     Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:   8:30 AM, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 

PLACE:         2E.20 (Betty King Cmte. Rm.) 
CHAIR:         Senator John Whitmire 

24 hour posting rule suspended


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 693         West
Relating to the reporting of certain information involving family violence offenses.

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.