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HB 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 1027 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to notice of self-help resources on the Internet website of a state court and in the court building. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1204 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services as an alternative to adjudication for certain children who engage in conduct in need of supervision or delinquent conduct and to a study on certain juvenile justice issues. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1487 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1507 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the rights of certain defendants who successfully complete a term of community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1532 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to posting notice of self-help resources on the Internet website of a state court and in the office of the court clerk. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 1652 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to a study conducted by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System on pending court matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1743 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a study conducted by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System on court reporting. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2315 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of courts in regard to the registry. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2680 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the creation and promulgation of certain standard forms for statewide use in criminal actions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2892 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2907 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a study on the adjudication of juveniles charged with misdemeanors punishable by fine only and the use of certain terms signifying age in the criminal justice and juvenile justice statutes of this state. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3000 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the eligibility for medical assistance of certain persons with mental illness confined in certain facilities, certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness, and the creation of a grant program to reduce recidivism of persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3001 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3011 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant and to funding for judicial continuing legal education. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3374 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the registration and regulation of certain communication access realtime translation providers; imposing a civil penalty; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3631 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3971 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the method used to calculate the salary of a state judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 42 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state; establishing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 47 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to a study on the availability of information regarding convictions and deferred dispositions for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 667 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 963 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a guardianship court pilot program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1096 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1124 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the administrative attachment of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1320 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of courts in regard to the registry. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1325 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to authorizing counties to establish public guardians to serve as guardians for certain incapacitated persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1326 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1338 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to bail and to judicial education regarding bail practices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1569 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1700 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to uniform reporting of information concerning protective orders, concerning magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and concerning conditions of bond imposed on a person awaiting trial in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1836 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to a study on the adjudication of juveniles charged with misdemeanors punishable by fine only and the use of certain terms signifying age in the criminal justice and juvenile justice statutes of this state. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1911 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the provision of certain self-help resources by state and county courts, including through the Internet website of a state court and in the office of the court clerk. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SR 567 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Recognizing the Texas Office of Court Administration on the occasion of its 40th anniversary. Reported enrolled
SB 64 85-1 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a review by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System of certain court filings made in connection with guardianship proceedings. Filed
HB 48 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to review convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 327 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to a study on the availability of information regarding convictions and deferred dispositions for certain fine-only misdemeanors. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1091 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to special three-judge district courts convened to hear certain cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1861 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to reports to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System on the composition of grand and petit juries in each county. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2455 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the establishment of a task force to promote uniformity in the collection and reporting of information relating to family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3424 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study and report on the establishment of a central database containing information about certain individuals under guardianship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3892 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a study conducted by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3994 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor and associated requirements; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 81 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a commission to examine and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 455 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to special three-judge district courts convened to hear certain cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 769 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to reports to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System on the composition of grand and petit juries in each county. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 944 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the establishment of a task force to promote uniformity in the collection and reporting of information relating to family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1139 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government, the composition of certain juvenile boards, and the increase of certain filing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1369 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to reports on attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, guardian, mediator, and competency evaluator appointments made by courts in this state and an interim study on a billing system for attorneys ad litem. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2066 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the process server review board. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2302 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to signing electronic or digital court documents, to the electronic filing system established by the Texas Supreme Court, to the statewide electronic filing system fund, to certain court fees and court costs, and to recovery of electronic filing fees by taxing units; imposing and authorizing certain fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3243 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3336 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to a judge's findings when sentencing persons convicted of certain drug possession offenses to a term of confinement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3790 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to creation of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and the consolidation of judicial profession regulation; imposing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3819 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani | et. al. Relating to the judicial procedure required before an abortion may be performed on a minor without notification to and consent of a parent or guardian. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 966 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to creation of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and the consolidation of judicial profession regulation; imposing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 977 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the procedure used to petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1080 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to a study on the adequacy and appropriateness of additional compensation paid to certain county judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1097 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification cards for certain members of the judiciary. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1146 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the statewide electronic filing system fund and to certain court fees and court costs to fund the account; imposing fees. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1349 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of deadly force in defense of a person or property. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1630 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the protection of defendants against vexatious litigants. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1908 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to a study conducted by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System and the repeal of certain court fees and costs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 66 83-1 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 67 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 27 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 720 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the designation of a person as a vexatious litigant. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1466 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to authorizing a suit to declare that certain young people have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and extending the jurisdiction of certain courts making such a declaration. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1614 82-0 (2011) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to fees for process server certification. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2174 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain fees and court costs and to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2949 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the administration of the collection improvement program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3445 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the operation and administration of the judicial branch of state government. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3648 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to the judiciary. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3662 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to fees for process server certification. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3773 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the duties of the comptroller of public accounts to audit the Office of Court Administration's Collection Improvement Program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 726 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account to provide funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain county service fees and court costs imposed to fund the account. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1029 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the designation of a person as a vexatious litigant. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1059 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1266 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the elimination of certain reports submitted by the court of criminal appeals and the supreme court to the Office of Court Administration. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1512 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to fees for process server certification. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1582 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to the judiciary. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1717 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of the judicial branch of state government. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 34 82-1 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain fees and court costs and to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HR 197 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011, and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 23 82-1 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain fees and court costs and to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account. Co-author authorized
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 105 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 545 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to requiring courts to report the number of frivolous lawsuits filed each year. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 165 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an annual report and analysis by the Office of Court Administration regarding cases involving the trial of a capital offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 992 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the jurisdiction and administration of, and procedures relating to, certain courts in this state, including procedures for appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to subcommittee
SB 1062 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to creating an online resource center for individuals handling child abuse and neglect cases. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2088 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to state and local court costs and fees associated with criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 368 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to disposition of surplus computer equipment and the grant of money by the Office of Court Administration. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 371 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to a study regarding the conversion of certain Class C misdemeanors to civil infractions. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 1550 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1598 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to an annual report by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System about jury charges and sentences in capital cases. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1828 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to requiring courts to report the number of frivolous lawsuits filed each year. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2214 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to restitution and other assistance provided to victims of crime and to related claimants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 280 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 461 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to waivers for certain counties and municipalities from the requirement to implement a collection improvement program. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 705 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to an annual report by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System about jury charges and sentences in capital cases. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1616 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to restitution and other assistance provided to victims of crime and to related claimants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1812 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to electronic publication of legal notice. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 1947 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the study of death eligible homicide cases committed and prosecuted in the state of Texas. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1477 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Bill Relating to jury service. House: Judiciary Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1701 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the defense of indigent persons accused of a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2346 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to requiring courts to report the number of frivolous lawsuits filed each year. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 2977 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the establishment of criminal law hearing officers in Hidalgo County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 503 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to making the award of an arbitration an open record. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 729 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to a weighted caseload study of the district courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 978 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the collection of certain costs, fees, and fines in criminal cases. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2191 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to improving the collection of costs, fees, fines, and restitution in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3273 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the use of funds to provide trial courts with technical support equipment. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3518 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the consolidation of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System, the Judicial Committee on Information Technology, and the Texas Judicial Council. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 792 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to a weighted caseload study of the district courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2111 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System, the Judicial Committee on Information Technology, and the Texas Judicial Council. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SCR 20 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira
Urging judges who hear family law cases to increase use of alternative dispute resolution and mediation in solving child custody disputes. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 1833 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the issuance of a personal identification certificate to a justice of the peace or municipal court judge by the Department of Public Safety. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2230 76-0 (1999) Author: Crabb, Joe Relating to a uniform jury summons. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HCR 63 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Directing the Office of Court Administration to study and develop uniform guidelines for media pooling agreements for courtroom coverage. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 230 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Crabb, Joe
Relating to a uniform written jury summons. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 249 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the trial court emergency account. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SCR 21 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Directing the Office of Court Administration to report to the Legislature on costs of filing multi-party lawsuits. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
SCR 23 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Directing the Office of Court Administration to study and develop uniform guidelines for media pooling agreements for courtroom coverage. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 791 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of the Office of Court Administration to request, accept, and administer gifts, grants, and donations. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 796 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the establishment of a pilot program administered by the Office of Court Administration to improve the efficiency of court processing of family law cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 827 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Judicial Council, Office of Court Administration for the travel expenses of justices of courts of appeals to hear transferred cases. Senate: Finance Governor submitted as emergency
SB 649 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support and to the administration of a statewide plan for the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 16 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support and to the administration of a statewide plan for the establishment, enforcement, and collection of child support.... House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 983 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to the establishment and administration of a state funding program by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System for the benefit of court-appointed volunteer advocate programs. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 44 71-2 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to emergency appropriations for the court-appointed volunteer advocate program at the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 19 71-3 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to emergency appropriations for the court-appointed volunteer advocate program administered by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 34 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to emergency appropriations for the court-appointed volunteer advocate program administered by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 66 71-5 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to emergency appropriations for the court-appointed volunteer advocate program administered by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 1658 69-0 (1985) Author: Gilley, Smith
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the creation and reapportionment of supreme judicial districts, the administration and management of certain courts, the assignment of justices and judges to certain courts and administrative judicial regions, and to the operation, administration, and management of the Office of Court Administration and administrative judicial regions. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SR 744 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Directing the Office of Court Administration to investigate the feasibility of providing State certification of court interpreters for bilingual proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence
HR 29 67-1 (1981) Author: Florence, Buck Requesting the Office of Court Administration to study the personnel and equipment needs of the Courts of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
HB 456 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System; providing for the promulgation of rules by the Supreme Court. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 192 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System; providing for the promulgation of rules by the Supreme Court; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 709 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald Providing for a more efficient system of court administration; defining terms; providing for the promulgation of rules by the Supreme Court; creating an Office of Court Administration and providing for its direction and duties; providing for the division of the state into Administrative Judicial Districts; providing for the appointment, qualifications, term, powers, and duties of administrative judges; providing for the duties of court administrators; providing for annual meetings of judges and duties of the judges at such meetings; authorizing assignment of judges and additional compensation of judges; relating to counties in which there are certain courts; authorizing transfer of cases and exchange of benches, rule-making for the assignment, docketing and hearing of cases; providing for the selection, qualifications, term, powers, and duties of chief judges. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 163 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Earle, Ronald
Providing for an office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System; defining terms; providing for the promulgation of rules by the supreme court; creating an office of court administration headed by an administrative director who shall serve as executive director of the Texas Civil Judicial Council, and providing for his duties and responsibilities; prescribing the extent of the application of this Act. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Governor submitted as emergency
SCR 111 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Earle, Ronald
Suspending the Joint Rules so that eitehr House may take up and consider Senate Bill 163 at any time. Signed by Governor

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