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HB 171 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2613 86-0 (2019) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the offense of operation of a stash house and to funding certain crime victim services through the use of money derived from a civil asset forfeiture of contraband related to that offense, human smuggling and trafficking offenses, and certain prostitution offenses; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2044 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to matters concerning peace officers, including racial profiling, use of force, equipment, and disciplinary procedures. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3269 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a protocol for contraband searches conducted by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice during extreme weather conditions. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 259 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to forfeiture of property used in the commission of certain littering offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3557 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the reporting of the seizure and forfeiture of contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3138 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the prosecution of the offense of money laundering and to the forfeiture of certain contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1451 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of money laundering and to the forfeiture of certain contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2878 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses involving unauthorized aliens, to the forfeiture of property in relation to criminal offenses involving unauthorized aliens, and to the creation of a private cause of action for employing or contracting with unauthorized aliens. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2887 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the disposition of property seized by the Texas Department of Public Safety in connection with violations of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3050 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the seizure of contraband by law enforcement agencies. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3056 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used in the commission of certain offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably as substituted
HB 385 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and consequences of certain offenses involving graffiti; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3548 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the forfeiture of certain contraband and an affirmative defense to that forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4400 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the forfeiture of certain contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 371 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Miklos, Robert | et. al.
Relating to certain civil consequences of engaging in organized crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 910 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to civil penalties for committing the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3855 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to civil penalties for certain offenses under Chapter 47 of the Penal Code. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1970 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the destruction by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas of drugs and controlled substances seized by a state, local, or federal agency and the fee charged by the department for that service. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 196 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the introduction or possession of certain items in a jail; creating an offense. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 549 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to prohibiting the introduction of certain items in correctional facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 840 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used to facilitate or intended to be used to facilitate the commission of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1048 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the seizure of property by law enforcement, the treatment of that property in a criminal proceeding, and the forfeiture of certain criminal contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1108 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the forfeiture of certain contraband used in the commission of offenses involving prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 2275 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the forfeiture of certain contraband used in the commission of certain felony intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2317 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the seizure of property by law enforcement and to the treatment of that property in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 257 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used or intended to be used in the commission of certain criminal offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 397 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used or intended to be used in the commission of certain criminal offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 992 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the forfeiture of certain contraband used in the commission of certain felony intoxication offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1549 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the seizure of property by law enforcement and to the treatment of that property in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 106 79-3 (2006) Author: King, Phil Relating to the protection of customer telephone records; providing a penalty. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 559 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the disposition of certain contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1430 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used in or derived from alleged criminal activity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2903 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the circumstances under which contraband is not subject to forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 451 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used in or derived from alleged criminal activity. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1798 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the payment of court costs in an asset forfeiture case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 510 77-0 (2001) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the forfeiture of property used in the commission of certain offenses involving children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2378 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the cigarette tax and providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2696 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the duties of peace officers, law enforcement agencies, and attorneys representing the state in asset forfeiture proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 937 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the cigarette tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 1011 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the forfeiture of certain contraband used in the commission of a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3229 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to contraband subject to seizure under a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3537 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the disposition of forfeited contraband and the proceeds from the sale of forfeited contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 75 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the disposition of forfeited contraband and the proceeds from the sale of forfeited contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1758 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to property subject to forfeiture after commission of an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 357 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the forfeiture of money or a negotiable instrument found in proximity to contraband or to instrumentalities of an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1263 74-0 (1995) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the disposition of forfeited criminal contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1541 74-0 (1995) Author: Torres, Gerard
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the prohibition of the sale or transfer of certain plumbing fixtures. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1668 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the forfeiture of contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1911 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the stay of a proceeding for the forfeiture of contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1912 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to certain property that is contraband for the purpose of forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2165 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the disposition of forfeited contraband and the proceeds from the sale of forfeited contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 1217 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to notification of certain interest holders and owners of seized contraband in forfeiture proceedings; providing that asset forfeiture is remedial in nature rather than punitive. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 597 72-0 (1991) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the issuance of evidentiary search warrants and search warrants for contraband subject to seizure by the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 92 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the forfeiture of certain property related to the commission of a felony offense and to the creation of a criminal offense relating to contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2610 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the forfeiture of certain property related to the commission of a felony offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 52 70-2 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the forfeiture of certain property related to the commission of a felony offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 43 70-2 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the forfeiture of certain property related to the commission of a felony offense; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
SB 936 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the disposition of certain property in the possession of law enforcement agencies. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1704 65-0 (1977) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to the disposition of personal property in the possession of law enforcement athorities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence

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