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HB 48, 84th Regular Session
Relating to the creation of a commission to review convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions.

Last action: Effective immediately

Author: Ruth McClendon
Joint Author: Jeff Leach | Abel Herrero | Joe Moody | David Simpson
Coauthor: Carol Alvarado | Marsha Farney | Jessica Farrar | Susan Lewis King | Toni Rose
Sponsor: Rodney Ellis
CoSponsor: Royce West | Judith Zaffirini | José Rodríguez | Juan Hinojosa

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2015, 84th R.S.,ch. 268, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Bill Analyses:
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Committee Report (TLC)

Subjects:
COURT ADMINISTRATION, OFFICE OF
Crimes--Capital Punishment
Criminal Procedure--Posttrial Procedure
Criminal Procedure--Sentencing & Punishment
Governor
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed
TEXAS JUDICIAL COUNCIL
TIMOTHY COLE EXONERATION REVIEW COMMISSION
WRONGFUL IMPRISONMENT

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence (Abel Herrero, Terry Canales, Todd Hunter, Jeff Leach, Joe Moody, Matt Shaheen, David Simpson)
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Joan Huffman, Brian Birdwell, Brandon Creighton, Rodney Ellis, Craig Estes, Troy Fraser, Jane Nelson, Charles Schwertner, Judith Zaffirini)

Index to Sections Affected

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