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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 4103 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4108 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of assault and harassment by persons committed to certain facilities; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4196 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the commitment of a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial and who is a person with an intellectual disability. Filed
SB 1575 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of assault and harassment by persons committed to certain facilities; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1576 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1583 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the commitment of a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial and who is a person with an intellectual disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a forensic director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SB 746 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; amending provisions subject to criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1507 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services, including the appointment of a forensic director. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 32 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 826 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to notification regarding the anticipated release of a potential predator from civil commitment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 415 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1665 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to post-commitment treatment and supervision of persons with mental illness who are manifestly dangerous. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2034 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to sex offender treatment and civil commitment. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2968 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the use of an electronic broadcast system to conduct certain hearings regarding court-ordered mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3306 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the costs associated with the civil commitment of sexually violent predators and to the criminal consequences of violating a term of that commitment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 76 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the prosecution of the offense of violation of a civil commitment order by a sexually violent predator. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1882 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the costs of conducting a civil commitment proceeding for a sexually violent predator. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2925 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to certain offenses eligible for civil commitment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3446 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3478 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to the civil commitment of violent offenders; providing for involuntary treatment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3479 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to the involuntary civil commitment of violent offenders; providing a procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3480 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to the civil commitment of pathologically violent predators; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3481 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to the civil commitment and treatment of pathologically violent offenders; providing a procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3482 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to the civil commitment of pathologically violent predators; providing a procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1093 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1834 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hope, Ruben
Relating to costs associated with the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 434 77-0 (2001) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the procedures for handling certain defendants acquitted of an offense by reason of insanity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1048 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 50 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 157 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 544 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al. Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; providing a penalty. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
SB 29 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 365 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the continuation and the functions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the administration of the Private Sector Prison Industries Oversight Authority, the administration of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments, and the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2058 68-0 (1983) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to court-ordered commitment of a drug-dependent person. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HR 449 68-0 (1983) Author: Wright, Brad Directing the Committee on Public Health to study the role of psychologists in the mental health commitment process. House: Public Health
SB 1109 68-0 (1983) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to court-ordered commitment of a drug-dependent person. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 1104 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to confidentiality of certain information relating to the mental or emotional health of an individual. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 917 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W.
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to a judge's discretion in a temporary commitment hearing for a mentally ill person. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HR 87 63-0 (1973) Author: Madla, Frank Requesting the Human Resources Committee to study needs of the mentally retarded in correctional institutions. House: Human Resources

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