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HB 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 72 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 229 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 238 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the creation of records of the DNA of certain defendants for inclusion in the DNA database system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 414 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 597 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the creation of a graffiti pretrial diversion program; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1214 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to pretrial hearings in criminal cases in certain courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1266 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to notice for hearings and trial settings in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1714 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1718 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to pretrial hearings in felony cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1820 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a presumption regarding certain evidence of a prior conviction in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
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 2893 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a personal bond office and pretrial services in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3127 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3133 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the use of in-custody informant testimony in a criminal trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3303 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of a pretrial drug diversion program House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3513 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3738 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4060 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the electronic recording of certain non-custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4188 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the electronic recording of non-custodial interviews. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 565 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of records of the DNA of certain defendants for inclusion in the DNA database system. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 857 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 882 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to pretrial hearings in felony cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1058 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1183 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1253 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1399 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to confinement in a community corrections facility of a defendant participating in a pretrial intervention program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1577 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 2125 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the period for which a defendant with an intellectual disability who is found incompetent to stand trial may be civilly committed before the court holds a hearing to determine whether the defendant's release is appropriate. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 392 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a criminal penalty. Filed
HB 319 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 452 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to pretrial hearings in criminal cases in certain courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 541 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 759 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the maximum cumulative period allowed for restoration of a defendant's competency to stand trial and to certain time credits awarded against that cumulative period. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 794 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to a presumption regarding certain evidence of a prior conviction in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 883 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the punishment for the offense of graffiti and the creation of a graffiti pretrial diversion program; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 941 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1010 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the disclosure of certain information and evidence by a prosecutor in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1108 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the determination of whether jurors in a criminal case have good cause for not performing their duties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1882 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to notice requirements for certain witnesses who are scheduled to appear before a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2657 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to jurisdiction and court administration of the El Paso Criminal Law Magistrate Court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2923 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the conditions of confinement of children prior to certain judicial proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 3184 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3312 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the taking of an additional specimen of a person's blood on arrest for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3740 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the creation of DNA records for a person arrested for a Class A misdemeanor or felony offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3791 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision of recordings of certain interactions with a peace officer relating to intoxication offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HCR 147 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3184. Signed by the Governor
HJR 112 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the composition of the grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 181 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 536 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the designation of certain prostitution prevention programs as commercially sexually exploited persons court programs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 725 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1326 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the maximum cumulative period allowed for restoration of a defendant's competency to stand trial and to certain time credits awarded against that cumulative period. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1746 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a prohibition on requiring a defendant to enter a plea of guilty or nolo contendere as a condition of entering certain pretrial intervention programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 167 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 212 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to pretrial hearings in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 350 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to allowing defendants access to certain evidence of the state in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 529 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the detention of juveniles pending criminal trial. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1038 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1063 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al. Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1096 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the electronic recording of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1426 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2090 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to a written statement made by an accused as a result of custodial interrogation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2405 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to county reports regarding the implementation of cite and release provisions by local law enforcement agencies. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2589 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to certain fees assessed by a community supervision and corrections department; changing a fee. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2614 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to prohibiting seeking or imposing the death penalty on the basis of a person's race. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2801 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the punishment for the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2897 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to an integrated intelligence system to aid state and local law enforcement agencies in locating and arresting fugitives; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2988 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the disclosure of certain information and evidence by a prosecutor in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3220 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a presumption regarding certain evidence of a prior conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3377 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of a prostitution prevention program; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3494 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of graffiti and the creation of a graffiti pretrial diversion program; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 87 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 91 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 462 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to specialty court programs in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 484 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the creation of a prostitution prevention program; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 767 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 969 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the electronic recording of certain statements made by an accused as a result of custodial interrogation. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1270 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to prohibiting seeking or imposing the death penalty on the basis of a person's race. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1292 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Relating to DNA testing of biological evidence in certain capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1611 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1712 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the punishment for the offense of prostitution. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 215 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 219 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 278 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to pretrial hearings in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 446 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to discovery in a criminal case and the consequences of a failure to disclose certain discoverable evidence in a timely manner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 463 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to information included in the judgment in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 489 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 686 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the secrecy of grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 748 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a criminal defendant's incompetency to stand trial, to certain related time credits, and to the maximum period allowed for restoration of the defendant to competency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 809 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the use of certain fees collected for pretrial intervention programs offered in a county. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1106 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to providing certain information to a criminal defendant at the time the defendant is placed on deferred adjudication community supervision and at the time of the dismissal of certain proceedings against the defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1536 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1573 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain pretrial and post-trial procedures and testing in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1647 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1658 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the refund of a cash bond to a defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2019 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2065 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 121 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 123 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 880 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the operation of pretrial intervention and certain other programs by a community supervision and corrections department. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1439 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a criminal defendant's incompetency to stand trial, to certain related time credits, and to the maximum period allowed for restoration of the defendant to competency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1526 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
HB 111 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the joint or separate prosecution of a capital felony charged against two or more defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 175 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to continuing education and training for peace officers relating to the investigation and prevention of drive-by shootings. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 195 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to pretrial hearings in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 296 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the secrecy of grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 301 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 566 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to proper venue for certain criminal prosecutions of an elected state officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 857 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the penalty for certain outdoor burning violations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 921 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to jury selection in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1060 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain procedures for forwarding a warrant of arrest or a complaint in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1104 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to discovery in a criminal case and the consequences of a failure to disclose certain discoverable evidence in a timely manner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 1168 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1233 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication to certain criminal defendants. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1321 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the discharge of a jury under certain circumstances in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1360 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the effect under the public information law of the disclosure of certain information by a prosecutor to defense counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1544 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to court proceedings for a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for a misdemeanor punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2133 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the time allowed for execution of a search warrant issued to obtain a specimen for DNA analysis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2139 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
HB 2270 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2510 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the admissibility of a statement made by an accused in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2622 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2858 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the admissibility of a certificate of analysis or a chain of custody affidavit in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 2882 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3583 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3615 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the payment of the costs associated with certain conditions of bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4052 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the admissibility of certain news media recordings in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HCR 289 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2139. Filed
HR 2965 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2139. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 117 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 387 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain procedures for forwarding a warrant of arrest or a complaint in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 413 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Kent, Carol | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of a Class C misdemeanor offense for which the defendant does not appear. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 537 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the emergency installation and use of a device to intercept wire, oral, or electronic communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 661 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to discovery in a criminal case and the consequences of a failure to disclose certain discoverable evidence in a timely manner. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 743 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the time allowed for execution of a search warrant issued to obtain a specimen for DNA analysis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1079 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to requiring the disclosure of certain records and other information in a criminal investigation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1198 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication to certain criminal defendants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1506 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the payment of the costs associated with certain conditions of bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1631 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the time for filing a certificate of analysis for use as evidence in a criminal action. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1682 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to periodic court approval of participation by a criminal defendant in a pretrial intervention program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1686 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2036 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the admissibility of a statement made by an accused in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2167 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the repeal of the indigent defense representation fund. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SR 1083 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2139. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 292 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the requirement that certain offenders undergo testing for AIDS, HIV infection, or related conditions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 298 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the use of bail bond costs. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 357 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the interception of or the collection of other information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 377 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the appointment of magistrates in McLennan County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 587 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the recording and availability of certain court documents. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 797 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to jury selection in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 798 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 805 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the secrecy of grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 806 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility in a trial for capital murder of the identification of a suspect in a pre-trial photographic identification procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 872 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 887 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offenses of credit card or debit card abuse, false statement to obtain property or credit, and fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1011 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the temporary sealing of certain affidavits on which search warrants are based. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1086 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to jurors and alternate jurors in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1144 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to jury instructions regarding evidence in a criminal case that is lost or destroyed while in the possession of the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1199 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to a condition for the granting of a deferred disposition or deferred adjudication for certain alcohol-related offenses by minors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1267 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to appointment procedures concerning and compensation and reimbursement for counsel appointed to represent indigent defendants in certain criminal and post-conviction proceedings and to the creation of an indigent defense representation fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1380 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to court security and the use of money in courthouse security and municipal court building security funds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1577 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to certain challenges for cause in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1578 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to certain exceptions to the statutory exclusionary rule in criminal prosecutions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1773 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to requiring written notice before the introduction of certain evidence during the punishment phase of a criminal trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1939 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the authority of certain peace officers to dispose of a case based on a Class B misdemeanor without taking the alleged offender before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2385 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the collection of fees by a district attorney, criminal district attorney, or county attorney for certain expenses related to pretrial intervention programs. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2391 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the appearance of certain misdemeanor offenders before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2428 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement profiling based on a person's immigration or nationality status. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2437 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2573 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the dismissal of a criminal action. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2675 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to pretrial hearings in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2750 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2800 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the appointment of associate judges in the district courts in Waller County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 3059 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the appearance of certain misdemeanor offenders before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3402 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the appointment of magistrates in McLennan County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 3415 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan | et. al. Relating to the punishment for tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3469 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to notice regarding the availability of deferred disposition for a Class C misdemeanor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3807 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the questioning of prospective jurors during voir dire examination. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4039 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the appointment of magistrates in McLennan County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 150 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement profiling based on a person's immigration or nationality status. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 244 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the temporary sealing of certain affidavits on which search warrants are based. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 396 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 441 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to procedures occurring after a determination of a defendant's incompetency to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 587 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the detention of a child who is alleged to have engaged in conduct violating a penal law of the grade of felony. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 643 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to court orders for discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 773 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal trespass by illegal aliens and to certain procedures for arresting illegal aliens suspected of committing criminal offenses. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 799 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Texas Eyewitness Identification Working Group. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 823 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the interception of or the collection of other information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1126 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1393 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1472 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a subpoena issued to obtain information relating to certain attorney-client relationships. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2025 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the appointment of magistrates in McLennan County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 63 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the penalty for evasion of process. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 268 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the qualifications and appointment of counsel for indigent defendants in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 462 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the secrecy of grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 544 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the right of certain sexual assault victims to a forensic medical examination. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 550 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the preparation of and procedures related to a presentence report in a felony case. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 696 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to jury selection in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 975 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to a deposition taken of a witness in a criminal action. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1073 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the procedure for determining the incompetency of a defendant to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1374 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the referral of criminal cases to certain magistrates. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1394 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the appointment of magistrates to serve the municipal court of record in Kennedale. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1425 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to procedures and evidence in a hearing on a motion in a criminal case to suppress evidence, a confession, or a statement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1601 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the use of interpreter services in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1954 79-0 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the financial consequences to a county of the appointment of counsel in certain cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2120 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the administration of county government and the exercise of powers at the county level. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 2194 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the review of the results of competency examinations in criminal cases by the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2292 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the appearance of certain misdemeanor offenders before a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
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
HB 2418 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 2485 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the period of time during which a person may be supervised in a pretrial intervention program and the fee that may be charged for the program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2490 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the availability of a pretrial diversion program for certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2754 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the eligibility of a jury commissioner to be selected for or to serve on a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2853 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to pretrial diversion programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3151 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to discovery of certain communications with a witness in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3152 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to procedures applicable to waivers of the right to counsel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3289 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain time limits on and the consequences of a delay in the state's readiness to proceed with the trial of a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3354 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the continuation of certain statutes authorizing the interception of certain communications for law enforcement purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3400 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the use of bail bond costs. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3416 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the discharge of an alternate juror in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 230 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3152. Signed by the Governor
HR 2239 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1068. Reported enrolled
SB 240 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the time allowed for execution of a search warrant issued to obtain a specimen for DNA analysis. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 251 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to the questioning of prospective jurors during voir dire examination. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 336 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the referral of criminal cases to certain magistrates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 560 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 561 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the procedure for determining the incompetency of a defendant to stand trial. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 663 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 679 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the procedure for determining the incompetency of a defendant to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 741 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the decertification of a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 894 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain procedures for filing documents and service of process. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1006 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the period of time during which a person may be supervised in a pretrial intervention program and the fee that may be charged for the program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1049 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the efficient administration and certain powers of county government. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1080 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to pre-trial procedures in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1083 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to procedures applicable to waivers of the right to counsel. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1135 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to certain time limits on and the consequences of a delay in the state's readiness to proceed with the trial of a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1195 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1200 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to information held by a governmental body regarding forensic evidence used in the trial of a person sentenced to death if the evidence was tested by a forensic laboratory operated by the police department in certain municipalities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1218 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to pre-trial procedures in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 1263 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to ensure the quality of forensic science. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1308 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of an accused to be informed of their rights in a language they can understand. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1461 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the offenses for which the use of wire, oral, or electronic interception devices may be authorized. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1508 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a subpoena issued to obtain information relating to certain attorney-client relationships. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
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
SB 1551 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the continuation of certain offenses and certain statutes involving the interception of certain communications. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 13 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in support of the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/03
HB 65 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to certain rights in a criminal or juvenile justice proceeding afforded to a child victim. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 93 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the waiver by a defendant of a trial by jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 269 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the victim's statement regarding the impact of an offense in certain sexual assault cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 373 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the secrecy of grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 383 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to citation and arrest for a Class C misdemeanor. House: Law Enforcement Meeting cancelled
HB 438 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the victim's statement regarding the impact of an offense in certain sexual assault cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 618 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to procedures and evidence in a hearing on a motion in a criminal case to suppress evidence, a confession, or a statement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 661 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth Relating to the time allowed for execution of a search warrant issued to obtain a specimen for DNA analysis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 982 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest when a person confesses to committing a felony. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1000 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the taking of witness depositions in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 1034 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the authority of a judge or justice to defer the proceedings in certain criminal cases involving the operation of a motor vehicle by the holder of a commercial driver's license. House: Law Enforcement Postponed
HB 1466 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the adjustment of bail bonds in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1673 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the questioning of prospective jurors during voir dire examination. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1781 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the venue in the prosecution of the offense of misapplication of trust funds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1900 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to evidence in a hearing on a motion in a criminal case to suppress evidence, a confession, or a statement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2014 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2078 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to court-ordered driving safety courses; providing a penalty. House: Law Enforcement Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2288 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a defendant's right to access to information in the possession of the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2571 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to fund the operation of drug court programs in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2657 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to appointment of counsel for indigent defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2945 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the oral or electronic creation and use of certain documents related to the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 50 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the victim's statement regarding the impact of an offense in certain sexual assault cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 384 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offenses of perjury and aggravated perjury in certain circumstances. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 385 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the appeal of an order denying a motion for sanctions against a frivolous pleading or motion. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 628 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the time allowed for execution of a search warrant issued to obtain a specimen for DNA analysis. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1011 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the questioning of prospective jurors during voir dire examination. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1057 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal and juvenile justice cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/04
SB 1707 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in support of the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 90 78-1 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the time in which counsel must be appointed for indigent misdemeanants in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 71 78-3 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to evidence examined or tested by crime laboratories and similar entities and the regulation of those entities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 36 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 77 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 211 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John | et. al. Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 738 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the statute of limitations for a felony involving leaving the scene of an accident. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 797 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to certain pretrial requirements regarding persons accused of crime who remain confined pending trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 840 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a defendant's waiver of arraignment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 855 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the secrecy of grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1158 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to avoiding the release from jail of defendants detained for certain offenses because of delay in obtaining scientific testing results. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1395 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest when a person confesses to committing a felony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1501 77-0 (2001) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to duties imposed on a peace officer after performing a search. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1581 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to determining whether a criminal defendant is insane or otherwise incompetent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1745 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the period during which a person arrested is required to be taken before a magistrate and to the appointment and compensation of counsel to represent indigent persons accused of crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1805 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to notice of plea bargains and the dismissal of charges in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1878 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the creation of a task force to review the methods and procedures used to evaluate a criminal defendant's competency to stand trial and use of the insanity defense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2655 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil Relating to the right of a criminal defendant to severance of multiple intoxication manslaughter offenses arising out of the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2865 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to the summoning of potential grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the period during which a person arrested is required to be taken before a magistrate or released on bond and to the appointment and compensation of counsel to represent indigent persons accused of crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 1/1/02
SB 203 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the summoning of potential grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 329 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the statute of limitations for certain offenses involving leaving the scene of an accident. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 553 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the creation of a task force to review the methods and procedures used to evaluate a criminal defendant's competency to stand trial and use of the insanity defense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1427 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to venue in the prosecution of cases involving the possession or delivery of controlled substances. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1681 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the waiver of a jury trial in the prosecution of a misdemeanor offense within the jurisdiction of the justice and municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 121 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to permitting an arrest without warrant for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 122 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 142 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the right of a defendant to request and receive a pretrial hearing in a criminal case tried before a jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 146 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 149 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to fees assessed on the filing of certain applications or petitions for a writ of habeas corpus. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 193 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 234 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to making certain affidavits required for the issuance of search warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 376 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations for the presentation of certain felony indictments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 795 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the secrecy of grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 831 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the administration and operation of a pretrial services office and the imposition of certain fees and costs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 892 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to race as a factor in the prosecution of capital cases in which the death penalty is sought by the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 973 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to periods of limitation for certain felonies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1108 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the temporary sealing of certain affidavits on which search warrants are based. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1166 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to dismissal of certain vehicle and traffic law violations. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1246 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in connection with the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1255 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to public access to certain conviction and arrest information maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1320 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1565 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to a crime victim reporting the commission of an offense to a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1609 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain electronically created records used in a justice or municipal court. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1633 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts of Williamson County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2055 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the regulation of bail bondsmen and of private investigators acting on behalf of sureties on bail bonds; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 2120 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to mandatory conditions of release on bond for a defendant charged with certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2158 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to ascertaining the identity of a defendant at the time of arraignment in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2316 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to dismissal of certain vehicle equipment violations. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2346 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to periods of limitation for a felony involving leaving the scene of an accident. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 2675 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the discovery of expert witnesses in a criminal trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3228 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the nature of an affidavit that may be filed in support of the issuance of a search warrant. 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 3230 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the selection of alternate jurors to serve during the term of a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HJR 15 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the denial of bail to certain persons charged with committing intoxication manslaughter. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
SB 247 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to defense and pretrial information gathering standards for indigent people who are accused of crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 460 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of an oral or sign language statement made by the accused. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 557 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the discovery of expert witnesses in a criminal trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 611 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts of Williamson County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 799 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the administration and operation of a pretrial services office and the imposition of certain fees and costs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 919 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas
Relating to the sealing of certain affidavits on which search warrants are based. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 999 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to making certain affidavits required for the issuance of search warrants available for public inspection. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1000 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in connection with the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1189 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1436 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the authority of a judge to conduct certain judicial proceedings in a county other than the one in which the suit is filed. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1801 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to ascertaining the identity of a defendant at the time of arraignment in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 244 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 508 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the secrecy of grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 515 75-0 (1997) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 551 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Relating to notice of the intended use of an alibi defense in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 573 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 642 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a bill of particulars in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 664 75-0 (1997) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the authority of county judges to issue certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 749 75-0 (1997) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the discharge of criminal proceedings because of delay in prosecution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 821 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to permitting an arrest without warrant for certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 871 75-0 (1997) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to admonitions to defendants on the effects of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1096 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David Relating to using closed circuit television to enter a plea or waive a right in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1365 75-0 (1997) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the admissibility of evidence in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1863 75-0 (1997) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the waiver of a defect in a criminal charging instrument. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1992 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the manner in which the videotaping of or the broadcasting by closed circuit television of the testimony of a child who is the victim of or witness to an alleged offense is conducted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2244 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to a defendant's waiver of the right to object to a defective, erroneous, or irregular complaint. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2248 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to a limitation on interviewing or examining a child in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2281 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron Relating to the admissibility of evidence in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2710 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron Relating to an amended indictment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2845 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to reopen an inquest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 75 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to requiring defendants charged with certain assaultive offenses to submit to testing for AIDS or HIV. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 121 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the use of closed circuit video teleconferencing to enter a plea or waive a right in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 224 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the authority of county judges to issue certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 261 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 467 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to prohibiting a peace officer or attorney representing the state from requiring that certain complainants submit to polygraph examinations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 604 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the discharge of criminal proceedings because of delay in presentment of an information or indictment. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 611 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Garcia, Domingo
Relating to criminal law magistrates in Dallas County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 873 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the manner in which the testimony of a child who is the victim of or witness to an alleged offense may be taken in certain criminal proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1080 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to defense and pretrial information gathering standards for indigent people who are accused of crime. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 40 74-0 (1995) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to the requirement of DNA analysis of certain inmates and to the creation of a DNA database; providing penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 117 74-0 (1995) Author: Siebert, Bill Relating to the waiver of juvenile court jurisdiction over a child and transfer of certain children to district or criminal courts. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 126 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of the requirement of a polygraph examination of a complainant as a condition of charging a defendant accused of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 171 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 318 74-0 (1995) Author: Munoz, Sergio Relating to grand jury proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 410 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to justification as a defense in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 425 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of certain evidence obtained by a law enforcement officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 492 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to change of venue in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 525 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the requisites of a petition for the writ of habeas corpus. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 611 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to challenges for cause to prospective jurors in certain capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 616 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury by a defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 941 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the service and return of a subpoena in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 972 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1135 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the recording of the operations of a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1228 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a bill of particulars in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1497 74-0 (1995) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to charging a defendant by indictment or information in the prosecution of certain state jail felonies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1901 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan | et. al. Relating to subsequent evidentiary search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2047 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the admissibility of evidence in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2662 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the form of a person's name in an indictment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2799 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the right of a victim to comment on a plea bargain agreement in certain criminal prosecutions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3088 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the taking of depositions by a defendant in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3156 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to defense and pretrial information gathering standards for indigent people who are accused of crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 5 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to regulation by the legislature of a prosecutor's preparation for trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 54 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to change of venue in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 222 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of the requirement of a polygraph examination of a complainant as a condition of charging a defendant accused of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 492 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to using closed circuit television to enter a plea or waive a right in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 555 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to voir dire examinations in criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 698 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of securing execution of a document by deception. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 723 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the preparation of a list of potential witnesses for use of the parties in conducting the voir dire examination in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 725 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the peremptory challenge of a juror in a criminal case based on the juror's race. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 922 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to peremptory challenges in criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1383 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to defense and pretrial information gathering standards for indigent people who are accused of crime. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
HB 69 73-0 (1993) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the qualifications required of grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 244 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the requisites of a petition for the writ of habeas corpus. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 253 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Relating to providing a uniform jury handbook to jurors in a civil or criminal case. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 375 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the selection of a grand jury in a county with a population of less than 100,000. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 376 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the authority of a prosecuting attorney to call a grand jury back into session. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 378 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 380 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the selection of grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 418 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to a prohibition on the requirement of a polygraph examination of a complainant as a condition to charging defendants accused of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 425 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the reimbursement for travel and living expenses of certain witnesses in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 510 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury by a defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 796 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the interception of certain communications and the use of those communications as evidence; creating a defense to prosecution for unlawful use of certain interception devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1015 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to the application for or issuance of arrest and search warrants by means of electronic or electromagnetic facsimile devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1383 73-0 (1993) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the selection of a grand jury and to procedures before the grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1489 73-0 (1993) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to the admissibility of evidence in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2113 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2313 73-0 (1993) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the application for or issuance of search warrants by means of an electronic or electromagnetic facsimile device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2471 73-0 (1993) Author: Longoria, John Relating to justification as a defense in a criminal proceeding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2571 73-0 (1993) Author: Parra, Tony Relating to the establishment of community education child care services. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2599 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the right of a defendant in a criminal case to a speedy trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2834 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the authority of a court to conduct certain criminal proceedings by using a closed circuit television. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 118 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right of a crime victim to testify in all court proceedings related to the offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 38 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the peremptory challenge of a juror in a criminal case based on the juror's race. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to special subcommittee
SB 39 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the preparation of a list of potential witnesses for use of the parties in conducting the voir dire examination in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 41 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to notice of the intended use of an alibi defense in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 110 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to peremptory challenge of a juror in a criminal case based on race. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 152 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the interception of certain communications and the use of those communications as evidence; creating a defense to prosecution for unlawful use of certain interception devices. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 164 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to the operations of a grand jury; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 165 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the interception, use, or disclosure of wire, oral, or electronic communications and to the prosecution of offenses related to those activities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 285 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to change of venue in criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to special subcommittee
SB 482 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to a prohibition on the requirement of a polygraph examination of a complainant as a condition of charging a defendant accused of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 884 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to providing a uniform jury handbook to jurors in a civil or criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 1054 73-0 (1993) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the service of summons and waiver of service. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1059 73-0 (1993) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: De La Garza, Eddie
Relating to retaining a lawyer in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1316 73-0 (1993) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to voir dire examinations. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1414 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the admissibility of evidence in criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 25 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to a jury's right to nullify law in civil and criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 108 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the application for court authorization of the use of a pen register or trap and trace device and exceptions to the prosecution of offenses involving unlawful use of a pen register or trap and trace device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 109 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the offenses for which wire, oral, or electronic interceptions may be authorized. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 110 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications and the use of intercepted communications and evidence derived from those communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 380 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the selection of a grand jury and to procedures before the grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to special subcommittee
HB 413 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the forensic analysis of evidence in criminal matters. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 427 72-0 (1991) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to multiple prosecutions of offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act arising out of single criminal episodes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 441 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the subpoena or attachment of certain witnesses by a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 443 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility of hearsay evidence in an examining trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 444 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the duties of a grand jury and the manner in which subpoenas relating to the grand jury process are issued. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 542 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the authority of a prosecuting attorney to call a grand jury back into session. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Calendars
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 602 72-0 (1991) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to qualifications required of grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 730 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to divulging information about matters before a grand jury; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 766 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to who may issue an evidentiary search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 797 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the waiver of a trial by jury by a defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 801 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right to counsel of a person called to testify before a grand jury; providing penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 904 72-0 (1991) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the admissibility of oral or sign language statements of a criminal defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1042 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to procedures for an arrest made on school premises. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1046 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the manner in which a magistrate in a criminal case makes a determination or takes a discretionary action. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1069 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the continuation of a contested case before an agency in which a party to the case or the attorney for the party is a member of the legislature. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1319 72-0 (1991) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the punishment for a capital offense and to the pre-trial, trial, and post-trial procedures involved in the prosecution of a capital offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1382 72-0 (1991) Author: Ovard, A.R. Relating to the admissibility of evidence in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1469 72-0 (1991) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the preparation of a jury list in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2191 72-0 (1991) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to warrantless arrests, amending Chapter 14 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 148 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to multiple prosecutions of offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act arising out of single criminal episodes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 166 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to a prohibition on the requirement of a polygraph examination of a complainant as a condition of charging a defendant accused of certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 411 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the definition of peace officers; making certain technical corrections. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 412 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the payment by a surety to a county of costs incurred by the county in the execution of an arrest warrant issued in response to the surrender by the surety of the principal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 419 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the admissibility of certain statements made by the accused in criminal proceedings. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to special subcommittee
SB 423 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to peremptory challenges to jurors in criminal cases in county courts or statutory county courts. Senate: Criminal Justice Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 425 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the offenses for which wire, oral, or electronic interceptions may be authorized. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to special subcommittee
SB 426 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Ovard, A.R.
Relating to the application for court authorization of the use of a pen register or trap and trace device and exceptions to the prosecution of offenses involving unlawful use of a pen register or trap and trace device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 427 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Ovard, A.R.
Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications and the use of intercepted communications and evidence derived from those communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing printed and distributed
SB 563 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to warrantless arrests, amending Chapter 14 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended. Senate: Criminal Justice Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 882 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the punishment for a capital offense and to the pre-trial, trial, and post-trial procedures involved in the prosecution of a capital offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 920 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to proceedings before a grand jury; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1387 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the authority of a peace officer to issue a citation requiring a person to appear in court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 180 72-1 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to requiring a prosecutor to provide the court and the attorney representing the defendant with a written copy of a plea bargain agreement in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 294 71-0 (1989) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the issuance of a search warrant based on the sworn oral statement of a peace officer to a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Pending in committee
HB 308 71-0 (1989) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the forensic analysis of evidence in criminal matters. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 325 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the filing of a complaint in municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 376 71-0 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan | et. al. Relating to search warrants in cases involving certain offenses against a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 583 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the dismissal of certain criminal actions, the granting of certain motions or exceptions in criminal actions, and the review of those activities by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 598 71-0 (1989) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to a determination of the competency of a child to testify in certain criminal cases in which the child was a victim. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 646 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the manner in which an arrested person is informed of his rights by a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 802 71-0 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan | et. al. Relating to the disposition of stolen property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1003 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an indictment for aggravated perjury committed before a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1004 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the presence in the grand jury room of the attorney representing the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1005 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the subpoena or attachment of certain witnesses by a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1006 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the examination of witnesses and statements made before a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1007 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the duties of a grand jury and the manner in which subpoenas relating to the grand jury process are issued. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1119 71-0 (1989) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to search warrants for fire, health, or building safety inspections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1201 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to entering presentment of indictment by a grand jury upon the minutes of the court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1231 71-0 (1989) Author: Morales, Dan
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make an arrest without a warrant for the criminal offense of violation of a court order and for the criminal offense of assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1372 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the peremptory challenge of prospective jurors on racial grounds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1790 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the physician-patient confidentiality privilege and to creating an exemption for certain records concerning a child abuse investigation. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate conferees appointed
HB 2333 71-0 (1989) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to issuance of a search warrant by certain judges. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 9 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to quorum requirements for grand juries. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 19 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the time limitations applicable to the prosecution of a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 48 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to complaints in municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 173 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to the issuance of a search warrant based on the sworn oral statement of a peace officer to a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Point of order sustained
SB 208 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to proceedings before a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 209 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to the subpoena or attachment of certain witnesses by a grand jury. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 210 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to the presence in the grand jury room of the attorney representing the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in subcommittee
SB 211 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to an indictment for aggravated perjury committed before a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in subcommittee
SB 212 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to the duties of a grand jury and the manner in which subpoenas relating to the grand jury process are issued. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 213 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to the right to counsel of a person called to testify before a grand jury; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in subcommittee
SB 264 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to criminal law magistrates in Bexar County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 322 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to the disposition of stolen property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 345 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the peremptory challenge of prospective jurors on racial grounds. Senate: Criminal Justice Record vote
SB 347 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the deposition of a witness and discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 350 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the availability of deferred adjudication for certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 498 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Marchant, Ken
Relating to search warrants for fire, health, or code inspections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 523 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the selection of a grand jury and to procedures before the grand jury. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 909 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to certain procedures regarding arrest without a warrant. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1393 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the designation of a defendant by a fictitious name in certain pleadings. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1584 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make an arrest without a warrant for the criminal offense of violation of a court order and for the criminal offense of assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 8 71-2 (1989) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to the issuance of search warrants for contraband subject to seizure by the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 83 71-3 (1990) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to the issuance of search warrants for contraband subject to seizure by the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 72 71-4 (1990) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to the issuance of search warrants for contraband subject to seizure by the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 112 71-4 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the investigation of certain alleged criminal offenses by the attorney general and the appearance by the attorney general before a grand jury investigating those offenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 141 71-4 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to venue in the prosecution of the offense of violation of the civil rights of a prisoner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 58 71-5 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to venue in the prosecution of the offense of violation of the civil rights of a prisoner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 23 70-0 (1987) Author: Roberts, Ted
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the time limitations applicable to the prosecution of a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 52 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the waiver of a jury trial for a person charged with a capital offense and to the punishment, sentencing, and availability of parole or mandatory supervision for a person convicted of a capital offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 71 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the period of time within which the state must be ready for trial in a misdemeanor case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 94 70-0 (1987) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the right to counsel of a person called to testify before a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 95 70-0 (1987) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to authorizing written admonitions to defendants in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
HB 249 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the manner in which a defendant is taken before a magistrate in order to be informed of his rights. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 416 70-0 (1987) Author: Yost, Gerald
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the forensic analysis of evidence in criminal matters. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 422 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson, David
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the offense of obstruction of a criminal investigation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Special Subcommittee
HB 453 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the use of forfeited controlled substances and raw materials for law enforcement purposes and creating the offense of improper diversion of substances and materials; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 509 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the deposition of a witness and discovery in a criminal case. House: Judicial Affairs Work Session
HB 544 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the dismissal of certain criminal actions, the granting of certain motions or exceptions in criminal actions, and the review of those activities by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left as pending business in comm.
HB 596 70-0 (1987) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to notice to the state of a defendant's intention to offer a defense of alibi in a criminal case and to discovery procedures in those cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Pending in committee
HB 627 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the preparation and delivery of certain court documents and to costs in civil suits. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HB 995 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the testimony and immunity of an accomplice in certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1218 70-0 (1987) Author: Willy, John Relating to the joinder in a single indictment, information, or complaint of offenses arising out of a single criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1219 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Sam
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the authority of a judge to call a Court of Inquiry and to the organization and functions of the Court of Inquiry. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1573 70-0 (1987) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to court-ordered mental health treatment of a prisoner who is charged with a criminal offense. House: Public Health Postponed in committee
HB 1771 70-0 (1987) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the offenses for which an order authorizing the interception of a wire or oral communication may be issued. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 2168 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the purposes for and the conditions under which a search warrant may be issued. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2184 70-0 (1987) Author: Ovard, A.R. Relating to allowing the giving of warnings and setting of bonds telephonically or electronically for persons accused in criminal cases; creating Article 15.171 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2457 70-0 (1987) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the pleading in criminal actions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
HJR 51 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to determine the manner in which indictments are presented to courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 19 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the time limitations applicable to the prosecution of a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 126 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to the issuance of a search warrant based on the sworn oral statement of a peace officer to a magistrate. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 218 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the transfer of a child from the juvenile court to a court having criminal jurisdiction and to examining trials in criminal cases. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 221 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the deposition of a witness and discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 768 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to the examination of witnesses and accused persons and statements made before a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 769 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the presence in the grand jury room of the attorney representing the state and to evidence presented before the grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 770 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the duties of a grand jury and the manner in which subpoenas relating to the grand jury process are issued. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 771 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the subpoena or attachment of certain witnesses by a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 1077 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the judges who may issue certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1084 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the testimony of a child in certain administrative proceedings and to the recording of certain statements or testimony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
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.
HB 84 70-2 (1987) Author: Givens, Ron Relating to the number of peremptory challenges in a misdemeanor case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 109 70-2 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the confinement of persons who are arrested in a county but are taken before a magistrate in another county. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
SB 83 70-2 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to certain medical tests required of persons arrested for offenses involving sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 10 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications and creating the offense of unlawful installation or use of a pen register. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 12 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to discovery in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 262 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the appointment of criminal law magistrates to accept plea bargain agreements between the state and a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 301 69-0 (1985) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to the right of a juvenile certified as an adult to an examining trial. House: Judiciary Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 363 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to a requirement that a prosecuting attorney consult the victim or victim's family before making a plea bargain agreement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 366 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to correction of a defect, error, or irregularity in an indictment of information and to waiver of the defendant's right to object to a defect, error, or irregularity in an indictment or information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 867 69-0 (1985) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to restricting the authority of the attorney general to reach out-of-court settlements on behalf of the state in litigation pending in a federal court. House: State Affairs Record vote
HB 887 69-0 (1985) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a requirement that a hearing be held prior to an exercise of prosecutorial discretion made in exchange for the testimony of a person in the prosecution of another and to the availability of a record of that hearing to certain persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 907 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the effect of an agreement between the state and the defendant in a criminal case as to an issue of the defendant's competency to stand trial or sanity at the time of an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 990 69-0 (1985) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the arraignment of persons who are not citizens of the United States. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1055 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to creating an offense for escape from custody by a person detained under court order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1439 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to certain former justices of the peace conducting inquests and arraignments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1500 69-0 (1985) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the requisites of an indictment, information, or complaint in a criminal action. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1506 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the duties of a court on the arraignment of a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from calendar
HB 1566 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the purposes for and the conditions under which a search warrant may be issued. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1567 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the purposes for and the conditions under which a search warrant may be issued. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1688 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to court-ordered mental health treatment of a prisoner who is charged with a criminal offense. House: Public Health No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2278 69-0 (1985) Author: Roberts, Ted
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the time limitations applicable to the prosecution of a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably w/amendments
HB 2310 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the conducting of inquests and the duty of peace officers to notify justices of the peace and other magistrates of deaths; providing a penalty. House: Law Enforcement 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HJR 7 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the manner in which a person is charged with a criminal offense, to the jurisdiction of the courts in criminal cases, and to certain requirements applicable to state writs and processes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 102 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to continuances of cases in which a party applying for a continuance or the party's attorney is a member of the legislature. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 147 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to correction of a defect in an indictment or information and to waiver of the defendant's right to object to a defect in an indictment or information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 148 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to a defendant's election of the judge or the jury to assess punishment in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 169 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Harris, Jack
Relating to amendment of an indictment or information and to waiver of the defendant's right to object to a defect, error, or irregularity in an indictment or information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks
SB 357 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the admissibility of evidence seized pursuant to a governmental action. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to subcommittee
SB 392 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to criminal complaints for certain traffic offenses. House: Transportation
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 566 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to subpoena procedures under the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 685 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to pretrial hearings in certain cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 753 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to establishing a procedure through which a person accused of a crime may obtain notice of the particular offense with which he is charged in addition to the notice provided in the indictment or information in the case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1043 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to permitting the issuance of a search warrant to search a crime scene and providing limitations thereon. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1140 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the effects of the mental condition of a person on the prosecution of the person for a criminal offense and on the responsibility of the person for the offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1191 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Defining "criminal episode" and relating to joinder and severance of and sentences for offenses occurring in the same criminal episode. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1257 69-0 (1985) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the issuance and extent of warrants issued by certain authorities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1428 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to the procedure for taking the deposition of a witness under the age of 18 in a juvenile court proceeding. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1482 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to venue for trial of unauthorized use of vehicle offenses; adding Article 13.23 to Chapter 13, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1489 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the time limitations applicable to the prosecution of a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 16 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the manner in which a person is charged with a criminal offense and to certain requirements applicable to state writs and processes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 26 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the manner in which a person is charged with a criminal offense and to the investing of jurisdiction of criminal cases in the courts. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 82 68-0 (1983) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to waiver of defects in indictments and informations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 167 68-0 (1983) Author: Waldrop, Tom Relating to defects in indictments and information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 172 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the right to counsel of a person called to testify before a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 212 68-0 (1983) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the examination of a proposed patient in a mental health commitment proceeding. House: Public Health Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 221 68-0 (1983) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to the preparation of a list of jurors empaneled for a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 223 68-0 (1983) Author: Toomey, Mike
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the joinder of offenses occurring in the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken
HB 393 68-0 (1983) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 478 68-0 (1983) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the transfer of a child from the juvenile court to a court having criminal jurisdiction and to examining trials and appeals in criminal cases. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 607 68-0 (1983) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to waiver of defects in indictments and informations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 765 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to discovery and depositions in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 808 68-0 (1983) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the requisites of an indictment or information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1043 68-0 (1983) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the disposition of certain persons determined to be incompetent to stand trial and committed to a mental health or mental retardation facility. House: Criminal Jurisprudence See remarks
HB 1099 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to correction of a defect in an indictment or information to waiver of the defendant's right to object to a defect in an indictment or information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1331 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the execution of a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1713 68-0 (1983) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to waiver of defects in indictments and informations and description and definitions therein. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 1870 68-0 (1983) Author: Mankins, Jimmy Relating to a requirement that a defendant notify the state of his intent to offer the alibi defense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2238 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the requirement that an attorney representing the state inform a person that the person may be the subject of a grand jury investigation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 10 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Creating a special interim committee to work with the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Supreme Court in drafting rules of venue; requesting that the supreme court promulgate these rules before the 69th Legislature convenes in 1985. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HJR 63 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the state to prosecute crimes other than capital offenses without having to obtain an indictment from a grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HJR 95 68-0 (1983) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the definition of indictments and informations, their use and requisites, and the investing of jurisdiction in the courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken
SB 157 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the right to counsel of a person called to testify before a grand jury; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 159 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the installation and use of a pen register; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 302 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to the commitment or recommitment of certain persons determined to be incompetent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 400 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to applications and orders for installation of pen registers; to confidentiality of the contents of applications and orders; to unlawful use of pen registers and forfeiture as a consequence of unlawful use; defining offenses and providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 424 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the correction of a defect in an indictment or information and to waiver of the defendant's right to object to a defect in an indictment or information. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 425 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to discovery in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 648 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to waiver of trial by a jury in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1189 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the right of the state to appeal in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 121 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to notice to the defendant and his attorney of record in a criminal case of court settings pertaining to that case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 161 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to bail and incarceration of a witness to secure an appearance by the witness in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 360 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 523 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the issuance of a capias or summons in a misdemeanor case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 524 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to release of a criminal defendant from detention and dismissal of a criminal action because of delay in prosecuting the criminal action. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 866 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the presumption of innocence and the state's burden of proof in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 890 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to motions for continuance in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 891 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to a defense to the offense of compounding. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1024 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to motion for continuance in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1025 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the service of subpoenas in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1134 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the necessity of filing criminal complaints for parking citations when Defendant pleads "gulity" or "nolo contendere". House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1135 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the joinder of offenses occuring in the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1237 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to dismissal of a criminal action on the motion of the defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1267 67-0 (1981) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to waiver of defects in indictments and informations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1337 67-0 (1981) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the waiver of trial by a jury in a misdemeanor case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1441 67-0 (1981) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the mandatory issuance of a written notice to appear in court for a traffic violation. House: Transportation Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1675 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Neal T. Relating to defects in indictments and informations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1683 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the arrest of a person believed to have committed a theft and the disposition of the stolen property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1778 67-0 (1981) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to venue of certain speeding offenses. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1892 67-0 (1981) Author: Hernandez, Joe
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Relating to the requisites of an indictment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1948 67-0 (1981) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the requisites of an indictment or information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2063 67-0 (1981) Author: Khoury, Rollin Relating to the trier of fact in a hearing to determine whether a criminal defendant is competent to stand trial. pref. no. 12. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 2153 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the issuance and execution of a search warrant and the disposition of the property seized. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2224 67-0 (1981) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the furnishing to defendant's counsel of a copy of the indictment or information which charges a defendant with commission of a crime. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2362 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Neal T. Relating to the issuance of search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 2391 67-0 (1981) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the payment of the costs of an extradition. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2394 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to dismissal of a prosecution in justice or municipal court if previous prosecution for the same offense was dismissed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 120 67-0 (1981) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
SB 121 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding and the preservation of a statement made by an accused as a result of or during a custodial interrogation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 259 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to service of subpoenas in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 263 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to notice and hearing before altering a defendant's bail. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 384 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to the requirement of notice for the defense or rebuttal of alibi. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to subcommittee
SB 408 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to definition of "criminal episode" and to the joinder and severance of offenses. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 497 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the issuance of search warrants to search for and seize evidence of a crime. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 501 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to waiver of trial by a jury in a misdemeanor case. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 504 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to depositions in criminal cases. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 864 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to requisites of an indictment. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1000 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Jones, Neal T.
Relating to defects in and motion to quash indictments and informations, to waiver when no motion filed, and to sufficiency of an indictment or information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Record vote
SB 1015 67-0 (1981) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to criminal complaints for parking offenses. Senate: Jurisprudence See remarks
SB 1254 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the issuance of search warrants. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 112 67-1 (1981) Author: Jones, Neal T. Relating to defects in indictments and informations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Coauthor authorized
HB 155 67-1 (1981) Author: Jones, Neal T. Relating to exceptions from the offense under the Penal Code and to definitions under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, for the interception and use of wire or oral communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 38 67-1 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to exceptions from the offense under the Penal Code and to definitions under the Code of Criminal Procedures, 1965, for the interception and use of wire or oral communications. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 212 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to punishment for the offense of fleeing a police officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 248 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to notice to the defendant and his attorney of record in a criminal case of court settings pertaining to that case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 502 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to a defendant's right to a speedy trial in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 794 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the presentments of indictments by grand juries. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 927 66-0 (1979) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to dismissal of criminal actions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 981 66-0 (1979) Author: Hartung, Frank Relating to the admissibility in a criminal case of an oral statement made by an accused. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Governor submitted as emergency
HB 1120 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the right of an accused to an examining trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1129 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to resisting unlawful arrest or search. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1130 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the time for notice of a pre-trial hearing in a criminal case and the time for filing motions, pleadings, and exceptions after such notice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1136 66-0 (1979) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the requirement that a defendant give prior written notice to the attorney for the State when the defendant intends to rely on the defense of alibi. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1246 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the issuance of a capias or summons in a misdemeanor case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1278 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to providing interpreters and their pay; providing for pre-trial hearings on motions for interpreters. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1319 66-0 (1979) Author: Hernandez, Joe
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Relating to a change of venue granted on motion of defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1428 66-0 (1979) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to issuance of a search warrant to search for property constituting evidence of an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1520 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to search warrants issued to search for and seize news media work product. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1521 66-0 (1979) Author: Coleman, Ronald
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to interpreters for deaf persons in civil, criminal, and governmental proceedings. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1543 66-0 (1979) Author: Sullivant, Bill Relating to the definition of criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1762 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the requirement that the testimony of an accomplice in a juvenile adjudication hearing be corroborated by other evidence. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2011 66-0 (1979) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to clarifying statutory references made by the Code of Criminal Procedure to the Mentally Retarded Persons Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2091 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Luther
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to search warrants to search for and seize property or items located in a news media office. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2232 66-0 (1979) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to the release of a defendant charged with a misdemeanor punishable only by a fine of $200 or less on submission of a plea of guilty or nolo contendre, a waiver of jury trial, and a predetermined fine. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 69 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications; providing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 106 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Waters, Ron
Relating to the time limits for the state to be ready for trial in certain misdemeanor offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 144 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the issuance of search warrants to search for and seize evidence of a crime. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee unfavorably
SB 145 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to time limitations within which the state must provide a speedy trial of criminal cases and to discharge for delay; providing extent of application of this Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 211 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Gilley, Smith
Relating to service of certain subpoenas. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Calendar Committee
SB 221 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the right of an accused to an examining trial. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 337 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to defects in and motions to quash indictments and informations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 338 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the requirement that a defendant give prior written notice to the attorney for the state when the defendant intends to rely on the defense of alibi and subsequent procedures in relation to the defense; amending Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 449 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the time for notice of a pretrial hearing in a criminal case and the time for filing motions, pleadings, and exceptions after such notice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 457 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to the filing of briefs in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 545 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Sullivant, Bill
Relating to definition of "criminal episode" and to the joinder and severance of offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 548 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the appointment and compensation of interpreters; providing for pretrial hearings on motions for interpreters. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 588 66-0 (1979) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to fees allowed to sheriffs and constables and the time for returning a document unexecuted. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 848 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to notification to parties of pleadings and orders in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 849 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hendricks, Bob
Relating to the manner of serving a subpoena. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 860 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to indictment or information in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 981 66-0 (1979) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Posting rule suspended
SB 1135 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Bob Relating to a request for a speedy trial by the defendant in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 1142 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to court procedure in certain traffic cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1202 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Hendricks, Bob
Relating to the issuance of a search warrant to search for property constituting evidence of an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 84 65-0 (1977) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to the competence of a defendant to stand trial in a criminal proceeding; providing for examination, hearing, disposition, and commitment of a defendant when there is evidence or a finding that the defendant is incompetent to stand trail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 121 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the number of peremptory challenges in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 122 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the time for the examining trial and for the grand juror inquiry into an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 251 65-0 (1977) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to agreement by the judge to a continuance by consent of the parties in a criminal action. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 319 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the requisites of an indictment, an information, and a complaint. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 369 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to notice to the defendant and his attorney of record in a criminal case of court settings pertaining to that case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 392 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to dismissal of criminal actions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 524 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to statutes of limitations when the period ends on Saturday, Sunday, or a holiday. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 559 65-0 (1977) Author: Allee, Henry E. Relating to the right to an examining trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 701 65-0 (1977) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to search warrants to search for and seize evidence of an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 749 65-0 (1977) Author: Mayes, Ed Relating to organized crime and the interception of communications in the investigation of organized crime; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 753 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to fees for services of process by sheriffs and constables. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 905 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W.
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the return of stolen property to the rightful owner when no criminal trial is pending. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 947 65-0 (1977) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the right of an accused to an indictment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 951 65-0 (1977) Author: Bird, Ronald C.
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to competency of a defendant to stand trial in a criminal proceeding, to the insanity defense to criminal prosecution, and to the examination, transportation, and commitment of mentally ill or mentally retarded defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1090 65-0 (1977) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to severance of offenses; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1301 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1375 65-0 (1977) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to arrest procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1403 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to defects in indictments and informations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1406 65-0 (1977) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to admissibility of an accused's oral confession that is electronically recorded. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1474 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the execution of a search warrant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1554 65-0 (1977) Author: Cain, David Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1654 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to a speedy trial of criminal cases; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 156 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Smith, Carlyle
Relating to the contents of an affidavit required for search warrants to search for and seize evidence of an offense or that a particular person committed an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 240 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Authorizing the issuance of search warrants to search for and seize evidence of a crime. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 279 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to service of certain subpoenas. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 606 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Providing for the joinder of offenses and severances. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 681 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the requirement for an indictment in felony cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 937 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 947 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Amending Article 26.13, Code fo Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended; providing for plea agreement procedure, and plea of guilty. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1081 65-0 (1977) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to defects in indictments and informations. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1133 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 207 64-0 (1975) Author: Grant, Ben Z.
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to procedure for objecting to court's charge to the jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 311 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the right of a person under investigation by the grand jury to appear before the grand jury. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 312 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to photographs of lineups and similar identification proceedings; providing that such photographs are admissible in criminal prosecutions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 378 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to waiver of grounds not claimed in certain writ proceedings; providing for severability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 595 64-0 (1975) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Providing that an accused in a felony case shall have an examining trial before arraignment; relating to the grounds for a motion to set aside an indictment or information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 693 64-0 (1975) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to dismissal of criminal actions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 832 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to procedure for arrest, release, and appearance before a magistrate for certain misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Tabled
HB 1188 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to setting forth in a complaint, information, or indictment the citation of the statute, ordinance, code, rule, or order the accused is alleged to have violated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Refusal to adopt conference committee report by Senate
HB 1401 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the time for the examining trail and for the grand jury inquiry into an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1422 64-0 (1975) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to discovery available to the defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1536 64-0 (1975) Author: Sullivant, Bill Providing for the joinder of offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1696 64-0 (1975) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Providing rules governing evidentiary searches. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1826 64-0 (1975) Author: Spurlock II, Joe Relating to the determination of the competency of a defendant to stand trial in a criminal proceeding; providing for the disposition of incompetent defendants; providing for crediting time of confinement in a mental hospital on a criminal sentence; providing for severability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2113 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to subpoenas in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2114 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to joinder of certain offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 12 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to an accused's right to an examining trial before an indictment. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 131 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the use of force in making an arrest or executing a search. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Rules suspended
SB 431 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Authorizing the issuance of search warrants to search for and seize evidence of a crime. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee with no action taken
SB 535 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the places and manner of commitment of criminal defendants insane at teh time of trial. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 575 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Providing for the joinder of offenses. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 769 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to waiver of grounds not claimed in certain writ proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 840 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to evidence by deposition and former testimony in criminal trials. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 901 64-0 (1975) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Spurlock II, Joe
Relating to the competency of a defendant to stand trial in a criminal proceeding and relating to the insanity defense to criminal prosecution; providing for examination, hearings, and disposition of defendants; providing for crediting time of confinement in a mental hospital on a criminal sentence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 23 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the failure to appear when required by persons lawfully released from custody pending the disposition of criminal charges or appeal on condition they will subsequently appear. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
HB 201 63-0 (1973) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Relating to joinder and severance of offenses in an indictment, information, or complaint and to the verdict when offenses are joined. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 580 63-0 (1973) Author: Doyle, Terry Providing deposition practice for the state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 582 63-0 (1973) Author: Doyle, Terry Relating to discovery in criminal cases by the state and the defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 593 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the surrender of an accused by his surety. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 933 63-0 (1973) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the establishment and operation of a pretrial intervention program in counties with a population in excess of 750,000; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1251 63-0 (1973) Author: Garcia, Matt
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to dismissal of criminal actions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1253 63-0 (1973) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to the issuance of search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 17 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the interception and use of wire and oral communications. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SB 40 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to joinder and severance of offenses in an indictment, information, or complaint and to the verdict when offenses are joined. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably
SB 395 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Providing for the detention of a witness to a developing or an in-process riot or civil insurrection, fixing a time limit, providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 577 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Authorizing issuance of search warrants to search for and seize evidence of a crime. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 706 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications. by amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 728 63-0 (1973) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the issuance of search warrants. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
HB 92 62-0 (1971) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to determining if a person arrested for a felony is under indictment for another felony offense and was out on bail at the time of the arrest for the subsequent offense.
HB 96 62-0 (1971) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to mandatory release of certain accused misdemeanants under the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways on the signing of a promise to appear in court.
HB 149 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to the interception of wire or oral communications.
HB 154 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to charging more than one offense in an indictment.
HB 157 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to authoring the issuance of search warrants to search for and seize evidence of a crime.
HB 209 62-0 (1971) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to authorizing waiver of right to be accused by indictment in noncapital felony cases.
HB 218 62-0 (1971) Author: Wolff, Nelson Relating to providing for dismissal of certain prosecutions not tried within 120 days after indictment.
HB 359 62-0 (1971) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Relating to providing for the joinder of two or more offenses in the same indictment.
HB 371 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to the execution of search warrants for narcotics in certain situations without giving notice of purpose.
HB 537 62-0 (1971) Author: Niland, Tom Relating to the deferring of prosecution by the district court in felony drug cases for violators of a certain age.
HB 921 62-0 (1971) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to an accused's right to an examining trial before and indictment.
HB 1135 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the number of peremptory challenges permitted in criminal cases.
HB 1144 62-0 (1971) Author: Lee, W.E. "Will" Relating to authorizing the issuance of search warrants to search for and seize evidence of a crime.
HB 1245 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to providing for the detention of a witness to a developing or an in-process riot or civil insurrection, fixing a time limit, providing penalties.
HB 1395 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the joinder and severance of offenses in an indictment, information, oor complaint and to the verdict when offenses are joined.
HB 1775 62-0 (1971) Author: Pickens, Ace | et. al. Relating to legal jeopardy.
HB 1806 62-0 (1971) Author: Newton, Jon P. Relating to pretrial mental examinations for persons accused of crimes.
HJR 37 62-0 (1971) Author: Adams, Don Proposing an amendment to permit courts of record to determine mental competency to stand trial in criminal actions.
HJR 38 62-0 (1971) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Proposing an amendment to provide for waiver of grand jury indictment by a person accused of a felony.
SB 116 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray | et. al.
Sponsor: Bigham, John R.
Relating to authorizing waiver of right to be accused by indictment by person represented by counsel in noncapital felony cases.
SB 129 62-0 (1971) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to providing for the issuance of a search warrant authorizing the seizure of items of evidentiary value.
SB 199 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to interception of wire or oral communications.
SB 202 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to authorizing the issuance of search warrants to search for and seize evidence of a crime.
SB 205 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to charging more than one offense in an indictment.
SB 247 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to providing for the joinder of two or more offenses in the same indictment, information, or complaint.
SJR 25 62-0 (1971) Author: Harris, O.H. Proposing an amendment to the Texas constitution, to allow prosecution of felonies on the information of the District or County Attorney.
SJR 30 62-0 (1971) Author: Bates, James S. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to permit courts of record to determine mental competency to stand trial in criminal actions.
HB 69 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex | et. al. Relating to providing for the issuing, service, and return of process in all courts upon corporations charged by indictment, information, or complaint with the commission of a criminal offense; providing for the appearance of the corporation, or upon failure of the corporation to appear, that a plea of not guilty shall be deemed continuously present in said court after the plea of not guilty is entered or appearance made, until final disposition is made of the case; further providing that if a corporation shall be found guilty and a fine imposed, then a judgment shall be entered having the same force and effect and shall be enforced against such corporation in the same manner as if the judgment were recovered in a civil action.
HB 361 61-0 (1969) Author: Neugent, L. Dean Relating to amending statutes providing for the issuance of a search warrant authorizing the seizure of items of evidentiary value and providing rules under which such warrant may issue.
HB 474 61-0 (1969) Author: Cobb, L. Dean | et. al. Relating to providing for the joinder of two or more offenses in the same indictment, information, or complaint; providing for the joinder of two or more defendants in the same indictment, information, or complaint.
HB 550 61-0 (1969) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to authorizing the application for and the issuance of orders to intercept wire or oral communications.
HB 844 61-0 (1969) Author: Ray, Jr., C. L. | et. al. Relating to the use of video recordings to present evidence in civil and criminal cases.
HJR 40 61-0 (1969) Author: Ray, Jr., C. L. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to permit an accused to waive indictment by a grand jury.
SB 92 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to providing for the joinder of two or more offenses in the same indictment, information, or complaint; providing for the joinder of two or more defendants in the same indictment, information, or complaint.
SB 250 61-0 (1969) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, providing for the issuance of a search warrant authorizing the seizure of items of evidentiary value; providing the rules under which such warrant may issue.
SB 726 61-0 (1969) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to amending sections of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to preservation of testimony and evidence and to payment for transcripts and statements of fact.
HB 254 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" | et. al. Relating to prohibiting wiretapping and electronic eavesdropping except in certain instances; providing criminal penalties and civil remedies.
HB 358 60-0 (1967) Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al. Relating to confessions and the duties of magistrates.
HB 609 60-0 (1967) Author: Barton, Bill W. Relating to waiver of grand jury indictment by a person accused of a felony.
HJR 41 60-0 (1967) Author: Barton, Bill W. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for waiver of grand jury indictment by a person accused of a felony.
HB 406 59-0 (1965) Author: Mann, Jr., Dudley R. | et. al. Relating to sexual psychopaths.
HB 732 59-0 (1965) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to the challenge of jurors for cause in criminal cases; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure.
HB 848 59-0 (1965) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to the amount of bond required before issuance of a writ of attachment.
HB 1036 59-0 (1965) Author: Mann, Jr., Dudley R. Relating to providing for the issuing, service and return of process in all courts upon corporations charged by indictment, information, or complaint with the commission of a criminal offense; providing for the appearance of the corporation or upon failure of the corporation to appear, that a plea of not guilty shall be entered and the corporation shall be deemed continuously present in said court, after the plea of not guilty is entered, or appearance made, until final disposition is made of the case.
SB 169 59-0 (1965) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to the conditions and procedures under which a child may be prosecuted as if he were an adult.
HB 797 58-0 (1963) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas so as to state clearly that the trial judge may set any criminal case for a pretrial hearing for the purpose of disposing of certain preliminary matters before the case is set for trial upon its merits.
HB 41 57-0 (1961) Author: Glass, Webster W. Relating to the admission as evidence in the Courts of this State of statements contained in certain affidavits, documents or records which statements concern the claim of ownership or title in or the actual use, occupancy or posession of real estate.
HB 241 57-0 (1961) Author: Barlow, James E. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the waiver of jury trial in a criminal prosecution for a felony less than a capital offense upon entering a plea other than a plea of guilty.
HB 338 57-0 (1961) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to the drawing of names from the jury wheel; making certain provisions for any person having a cause of action pending to be present.
HB 381 57-0 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending certain Articles of the Code of Criminal Procedure providing that a defendant in the justice court may plead nolo contendere in addition to guilty or not guilty and providing that pleading in the justice court may be oral.
HB 532 57-0 (1961) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to amending a certain Article of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure relating to admissibility of confessions made by defendants in criminal cases.
HB 704 57-0 (1961) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to challenges for cause in capital cases; providing that the prosecuting attorney shall make known to the Court whether or not he will qualify the jury and seek the death penalty.
HB 825 57-0 (1961) Author: Barlow, James E. Relating to regulating the taking, transcribing and selling of testimony taken in any deposition or preliminary examining trial by others than court reporters.
HB 888 57-0 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. Relating to amending Chapter 4, Title 7, Article 532, Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas, so as to state clearly that the trial judge may set any criminal case for a pre-trial hearing for the purpose of disposing of certain preliminary matters before the case is set for trial upon its merits.
HB 889 57-0 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas permitting a forfeiture of the recognizance, bail bond, or current money of the United States, in lieu thereof, of a defendant who fails to appear on the day set for a pre-trial hearing on pleadings and motions or any subsequent date set for a hearing on pleadings and motions.
HB 80 57-1 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to state clearly that the trial judge may set any criminal case for a pre-trial hearing for the purpose of disposing of certain preliminary matters before the case is set for trial upon its merits.
HB 82 57-1 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure to permit a forfeiture of the recognizance, bail bond, or current money of the United States, in lieu thereof, of a defendant who fails to appear on the day set for a pre-trial hearing on pleadings and motions or any subsequent date set for a hearing on pleadings and motions.
HB 86 57-1 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to amending certain Articles of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas providing that two or more defendants who are jointly or separately indicted or complained against for the same offense or an offense growing out of the same transaction may be, in the discretion of the court, tried jointly or separately as to one or more defendants; and providing that either defendant may testify for the other or in behalf of the state; providing for a reversal of the judgment of conviction where a denial of a severance or separate trial was prejudicial to the defendant or an abuse of the trial judge's discretion.
HB 88 57-1 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to state clearly that the trial judge may set any criminal case for a pretrial hearing for the purpose of disposing of certain preliminary matters before the case is set for trial upon its merits.
HB 96 57-1 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure to permit a forfeiture of the recognizance or bail bond of a defendant who fails to appear on the day set for a pre-trial hearing on pleadings and motions or any subsequent date set for a hearing on pleadings and motions.
HB 105 57-3 (1962) Author: James, Tom | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas relating to defenses and exemptions applicable under a certain Article.
HB 190 56-0 (1959) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to providing that whenever negligence is a part or element of an offense it shall be necessary that the indictment, information, or complaint allege the act or acts relied upon to constitute negligence.
HB 222 56-0 (1959) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to the admissibility of confessions made by defendants in criminal cases, so as to provide that a confession made while a defendant is in confinement or in the custody of an officer must be made in writing before certain specified magistrates.
HB 242 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to providing for the use of photographic, photostatic, microfilm or other accurately reproduced copies of original writing or written instruments in any judicial or administrative proceeding or trial where the original is produced at the time it is offered in evidence or is accounted for, or where there is no bona fide dispute as to the copy's accuracy.
HB 327 56-0 (1959) Author: Daily, Roger Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to applications for continuance in criminal cases, so as to permit the application of a defendant to be sworn to by his attorney.
HB 364 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Relating to amending the Mental Health Code providing for judicial restoration of persons previously adjudged mentally incompetent.
HB 384 56-0 (1959) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure for the purpose of permitting a defendant who is charged with a felony to waive a jury regardless of whether the plea is guilty, not guilty or nolo contendere.
HB 404 56-0 (1959) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to permit a forfeiture of the recognizance or bail bond of a defendant who fails to appear on the day set for a pre-trial hearing on pleadings and motions or any subsequent date set for a hearing on pleadings and motions.
HB 405 56-0 (1959) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to state clearly that the trial judge may set any criminal case for a pretrial hearing for the purpose of disposing of certain preliminary matters before the case is set for trial upon its merits.
HB 462 56-0 (1959) Author: Woolsey, W. N. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to providing that two or more defendants who are jointly or separately indicted or complained against for the same offense or an offense growing out of the same transaction may be, in the discretion of the court, tried jointly or separately as to one or more defendants.
HB 520 56-0 (1959) Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" Relating to waiver of indictment upon a plea of guilty in Criminal prosecutions for any offense classified as a felony less than a capital offense and to prosecution for such offense by information; providing when Act shall become effective.
SB 107 56-0 (1959) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by permitting a defendant who is charged with a felony to waive a jury regardless of whether the plea is guilty, not guilty or nolo contendere.
SB 171 56-0 (1959) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to waiver of indictment upon a plea of guilty in Criminal prosecutions for any offense classified as a felony less than a capital offense and to prosecution for such offense by information.
SB 186 56-0 (1959) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to permit a forfeiture of the recognizance or bail bond of a defendant who fails to appear on the day set for a pre-trial hearing on pleadings and motions or any subsequent date set for a hearing on pleadings and motions.
SB 198 56-0 (1959) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to providing that two or more defendants who are jointly or separately indicted or complained against for the same offense or an offense growing out of the same transaction may be, in the discretion of the court, tried jointly or separately as to one or more defendants.
SB 339 56-0 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to state clearly that the trial judge may set any criminal case for a pretrial hearing for the purpose of disposing of certain preliminary matters before the case is set for trial upon its merits.
SJR 10 56-0 (1959) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Proposing an amendment allowing waiver of indictment upon a plea of guilty in Criminal prosecutions for any offense classified as a felony less than a capital offense.
HB 78 56-2 (1959) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide that the defendant in a criminal prosecution for any non-capital felony offense, shall have the right upon entering a plea of guilty or upon entering a plea of nolo contendere, to waive the right of trial by a Jury.
SB 47 56-2 (1959) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide that the defendant in a criminal prosecution for any non-capital felony offense, shall have the right upon entering a plea of guilty or upon entering a plea of nolo contendere, to waive the right of trial by a jury.
HB 25 56-3 (1959) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to providing that the defendant in a criminal prosecution for any non-capital felony offense, shall have the right upon entering a plea of guilty or upon entering a plea of nolo contendere, to waive the right of trial by a Jury.
SB 3 56-3 (1959) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide that the defendant in a criminal prosecution for any non-capital felony offense shall have the right, upon entering a plea of guilty or upon entering a plea of nolo contendere, to waive the right of trial by a jury.
HB 676 55-0 (1957) Author: Mann, Frank E. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas in regards to Requisites of an Indictment.
HB 833 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas so that when a criminal action is dismissed by permission of the court upon the filling of a written statement by the district or county attorney such written statement shall not only be incorporated in the judgment of dismissal but shall become a public record as such and shall be essential to the validity of such dismissal.
HB 587 54-0 (1955) Author: King, Tom E. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to authorize dismissal of misdemeanor criminal actions on court's motion; providing for notice, judgment, refiling.
HB 818 54-0 (1955) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas so as to allow an appeal from an order granting a peace bond.
HB 172 53-0 (1953) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to providing that motions to set aside indictment, exceptions to indictments, motions to set aside or quash a jury panel or special venire because not summoned according to law, and motions for change of venue shall in all felony prosecutions, be filed and disposed of before trial or will be waived.
HB 173 53-0 (1953) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to authorizing a defendant in a criminal case charged with commission of a felony classified as less than capital, to waive a trial by jury and be tried by the court.
HB 333 53-0 (1953) Author: Bates, Garth C. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to violation of promise to appear by persons arrested for speeding by extending the time for notices to appear in court and by providing that notices to appear need not be given to persons operating vehicles not registered in Texas nor to non-residents.
SB 62 53-0 (1953) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain Acts to remove mandatory requirement of written notices to appear to certain persons arrested for speeding; extending the time for notices to appear in court.
SB 128 53-0 (1953) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to making it unlawful to search a private residence without a search warrant and to use in evidence any fact or facts, or testimony obtained in violation thereof, or in violation of the laws of this State or of the United States; and providing a penalty for a violation thereof.
SB 254 53-0 (1953) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to violation of promise to appear by persons arrested for speeding, by extending the time for notices to appear in court and by providing that notices to appear need not be given to persons operating vehicles not registered in Texas nor to non-residents.
SB 135 52-0 (1951) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide that at any time after the arrest of a defendant upon an indictment the defendant may obtain an order for special venire upon written motion supported by affidavit of himself or counsel stating that he expects at the present term of court.
SB 149 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to authorizing a defendant in a criminal case charged with commission of a felony classified as less than capital, to waive a trial by jury and be tried by the court.
SB 158 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to authorizing the judge of any district or criminal district court to require a witness in a capital case to enter into a recognizance; prescribing the procedure to be followed; prescribing the circumstances under which it may be required, making it unlawful for a witness to violate such recognizance; making the statute cumulative of other laws; fixing a penalty; providing a savings clause.
SB 174 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to providing that motions to set aside indictments, exceptions to indictments, motions to set aside or quash a jury panel or special venire because not summoned according to law, and motions for change of venue shall in all felony prosecutions, be filed and disposed of before trial or will be waived.
SB 176 52-0 (1951) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to making it a misdemeanor to print for sale or distribution, or to circulate, distribute, publish or offer for sale, any letter, paper, document, notice of intent to bring suit, or other notice or demand, which simulates a form of court or legal process; prescribing penalties.
SB 177 52-0 (1951) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to making it unlawful to send or deliver or cause to be sent or delivered any letter, paper, document, notice of intent to bring suit, or other notice or demand, which stimulates a form of court or legal process, with intent to lead the recipient or sendee to believe the same to be genuine, for the purpose of obtaining any money or thing of value; prescribing penalties.
HB 857 51-0 (1949) Author: Williams, Eugene C. Relating to amending Article 601-A, Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925, relative to the summoning of juries in certain counties; repealing all laws in conflict therewith to the extent of such conflict only,.
HB 154 50-0 (1947) Author: Suiter, Mary Elizabeth Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to suits based upon a crime, offense, or trespass; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 291 50-0 (1947) Author: Templeton, R. L. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, relating to the confession of a defendant; providing a saving clause.
SB 94 50-0 (1947) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to provide that at any time after the arrest of a defendant upon an indictment the defendant may obtain an order for special venire upon written motion support by affidavit.
SB 98 50-0 (1947) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to provide that motions to quash and set aside indictments or informations, exceptions to the form or substance of indictments or informations, applications for change of venue, pleas of former jeopardy, affidavits setting forth the insanity of the defendant, or other claims shall be filed and presented to the court at least three full days prior to the date the cause has been set for trial and not afterwards; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict; providing that the invalidity of any part shall not affect the remainder.
HB 455 49-0 (1945) Author: Foster, William S. "Bill" Relating to requiring the county or district attorney to furnish the defendant an exact copy of any statement or confession that may be taken in connection with any criminal offense and providing for failure of county or district attorney to furnish said copy.
HB 568 49-0 (1945) Author: Crawford, Carlton Relating to amending certain Acts by granting tax remission to the City of Palacios and Village of Collegeport, Matagorda County, Texas; providing a penalty for misapplication of the moneys thus donated.
HB 658 49-0 (1945) Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing for right of persons in custody of peace officers, or other persons, to communicate with counsel, friends, or relatives.
SB 73 49-0 (1945) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to provide that the motions to quash and set aside indictment or information of the State or defendant for special venire, to quash venire writ, plea of former jeopardy, exceptions to the form or substance of an indictment or information, application for change of venue, and affidavit setting forth the insanity of the defendant shall be filed three days prior to the date of the trial of the cause has been set and not afterwards.
SB 55 48-0 (1943) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to confessions.
SB 105 48-0 (1943) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. Relating to amending Article 650, Code of Criminal procedure, which makes severance of two or more defendants jointly prosecuted a matter of right, so that said Article shall read as hereinafter stated and provide that where tow or more defendants are jointly indicted or charged with any penal offense, whether felony or misdemeanor, they must be tried jointly unless the court in the Exercise of its sound discretion grants a severance for good cause shown.
SB 327 48-0 (1943) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to permit the state to elect which offense a party shall be prosecuted for when the act or transaction upon which the prosecution is predicated constitutes both swindling and some other offense.
HB 66 47-0 (1941) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to providing that a defendant filing a plea of privilege shall endorse the plea with his Post Office address and that service of a copy of a controverting plea showing the date of the hearing on such plea may be had by registered mail directed to the party claiming such privilege at the Post Office address given on the plea of privilege.
HB 164 47-0 (1941) Author: Favors, Ennis Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to providing for the taking of confessions before the County Judge and the County Attorney in any county where venue lies.
HB 347 47-0 (1941) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to disapprove, invalidate, and strike Rule 168 of the Rules promulgated by the Supreme Court of Texas; providing the effective date of this Act; prohibiting search, seizure, or examination of the person of any party without his consent, in civil actions, except actions under Workmen's Compensation Act.
SB 130 47-0 (1941) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Article providing that the time during which an indictment, information, or complaint has been pending shall not be computed in the period of limitation.
SB 232 47-0 (1941) Author: Smith, John Lee Relating to striking Rule 272 proposed by the Supreme Court regarding jury charges; providing the effective date.
SB 233 47-0 (1941) Author: Smith, John Lee Relating to striking Rule 90 proposed by the Supreme Court of Texas regarding waiver of defects in pleading; providing the effective date.
SB 234 47-0 (1941) Author: Smith, John Lee Relating to striking Rule 67 proposed by the Supreme Court of Texas regarding the amendment of pleadings in order to conform to issues tried without objection; providing the effective date.
SB 246 47-0 (1941) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to amending certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure providing for the taking of confessions before the County Judge and the County and/or District Attorney in any county where venue lies and eliminating the provision providing for the defendant to make his mark if witnessed by some person other than a peace officer.
HB 27 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to return of bills of exceptions and statements of facts by attorney.
HB 39 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for the joinder of more than one plaintiff in one cause of action under the conditions set out in the terms of the Act.
HB 41 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to amending and repealing certain articles of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to jointly indicting, charging, and trying persons charged with offenses growing out of the same transaction.
HB 49 46-0 (1939) Author: Keith, Joseph Arthur "Joe" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the issuance of subpoenas in civil cases.
HB 63 46-0 (1939) Author: Brown, R. Lee Relating to amending a certain Act to expedite the legal procedure in handling an election contest case.
HB 65 46-0 (1939) Author: Russell, John K. Relating to amending a certain Act governing the taking of depositions without interrogatories in criminal cases.
HB 67 46-0 (1939) Author: Russell, John K. Relating to amending The Code of Criminal Procedure governing the application for continuance on account of absence of witnesses by defendants in criminal cases.
HB 102 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act by providing for waiver of defects, faults, and omissions in pleading in certain cases.
HB 105 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to preserving filed pleadings by making just and convenient regulations to such end.
HB 128 46-0 (1939) Author: McAlister, Obel L. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that where two or more persons are charged with the same offense or offenses, such persons may be tried jointly upon the same transaction or undertaking.
HB 218 46-0 (1939) Author: Smith, Magus F. Relating to amending a certain Act by changing the penalty for the violation of unlawfully acting as agent.
HB 437 46-0 (1939) Author: Daniel, Sr., Marion Price Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful, after an answer is filed in a civil case or an indictment returned in a criminal case, for a lawyer interested in the case or the trial directly or indirectly to discuss with the court or the judge before whom said case is pending except in the presence of opposing counsel, or in open court after having given reasonable notice to opposing counsel; providing a suitable penalty for violation.
HB 503 46-0 (1939) Author: Allen, C. L. Relating to providing that in all cases where two or more defendants are jointly indicted, the right of severance and to separate trials shall be vested in the discretion of the Court.
HB 584 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Article with respect to the submission of cases upon special issues; providing that each party shall present in writing to the court before submission the theory or theories of recovery or defense which he desires to have submitted.
HB 718 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Article relating to notice by publication in the taking of depositions of witnesses in civil cases.
HB 719 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Article relating to the publication of citation where defendant is unknown.
SB 59 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to preserving filed pleadings by making just and convenient regulations to such end.
SB 70 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to pleas of privilege.
SB 339 46-0 (1939) Author: Martin, Jesse E. Relating to amending certain Articles of the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that where two or more persons are charged, either as principals, accomplices, or accessories, with the same offense or offenses, any two or more of such defendants may be tried jointly before one jury, at one and the same time.
SB 388 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to providing that in all cases where two or more defendants are jointly indicted, the right of severance and to separate trials shall be vested in the discretion of the Court.
HB 542 44-0 (1935) Relating to requiring copy of pleadings to be furnished adverse party.
HB 319 42-0 (1931) Author: Hill, Paul Story | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide the requisites of pleadings of the plaintiff and the filing of amended and/or supplemental pleadings in cases against non-residents, transient persons, and persons whose whereabouts are unknown.
SB 60 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for the filing of records in the order received, for setting the cases for submission, and the notification of parties of the receipt and the date set for hearing.
SB 61 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to amending certain Article by dispensing with the necessity of a File Docket, and providing for docketing all causes on the Trial Docket.
SB 68 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to saving amendments in legal action from limitation.
SB 255 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to providing for the trial of misdemeanors upon complaint, without an information, provided, however, in counties having one or more criminal district courts an information must be filed in each misdemeanor case, in counties having no county attorney.
SB 548 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodruff, Henry Grady Relating to providing that fees in felony cases payable by the State shall be limited to five cases against the same defendant.
HB 56 41-0 (1929) Author: McGill, Joseph Relating to providing for the taking of testimony of a witness or witnesses in this State, either on written interrogatories or by oral deposition, or any mandate, writ or commission issued out of any court of record in any other State, Territory, district or foreign jurisdiction. House: Judiciary
HB 94 41-0 (1929) Author: King, Arthur Howard | et. al. Relating to repealing certain Statutes of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas relating to searches without a warrant. House: Liquor Traffic
SB 29 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to citations and copy of petition when injunctions are issued.
SB 30 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to posting and publication of Legal Notices.
SB 169 41-0 (1929) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to providing for the taking of testimony of a witness or witnesses in this State either on written interrogatories or by oral deposition, on any mandate, writ or commission issued out of any court of record in any other State, Territory, District or Foreign jurisdiction.
HB 62 41-2 (1929) Author: Sanders, Phil L. | et. al. Relating to providing that when a change of venue has been granted in any Criminal cause, the clerk shall send all of the original papers in said cause, together with a certified copy of the Court's order directing such change of venue, and a certified copy of the recognizance by the defendant, if any, to the Clerk of the Court to which said cause was so transferred.
HB 72 40-1 (1927) Author: Fly, William Madden Relating to Severances and Repealing Article 652 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
HB 111 40-1 (1927) Author: Sinks, Ed R. Relating to amending certain articles of the Code of Criminal Procedure, so that one indictment may cover all offenses growing out of the same transaction.
SB 39 40-1 (1927) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto | et. al. Relating to amend Article 651, Title 8, Chapter 5 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas.
SB 58 40-1 (1927) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to providing that where there are one or more felony charges against one or more persons for the same act or transaction, or for two or more actions or transactions connected together, or for two or more acts or transactions of the same class of crimes of offenses which may be properly joined, the whole may be joined in one indictment in separate counts, charging separate offenses and a conviction may be secured for each offense on the same trial under the same indictment.
SB 119 39-0 (1925) Author: Wirtz, Alvin Jacob Relating to amending certain statute relating to the taking of depositions. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 362 39-0 (1925) Author: Parnell, John D. Relating to providing a method of serving citation in cases filed in the district and county courts in cases where the defendant's whereabouts are unknown. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 132 38-0 (1923) Author: Fields, William A. Relating to further defining the mode of prosecuting the offense of perjury in certain cases.
SB 65 38-0 (1923) Author: Davis, John Relating to reviving the bill of discovery in accordance with usages of courts of equity; making such remedy cumulative.
HB 137 37-0 (1921) Author: Burkett, Sr., Joseph W. Relating to a certain Act permitting the filing of typewritten court briefs.
HB 431 37-0 (1921) Author: Morris, Grover Cleveland Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the defendant in purely defensive matters.
SB 212 37-0 (1921) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Relating to repealing Section 31 of Chapter 78, of the Second Called Session of the 36th Legislature, and providing a new section, all of which relates to exceptions in the trial of felony cases.
SB 257 37-0 (1921) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending the Penal Code, Art. 640b, upon the petition of the complainant in regarding deserted families, etc.
SB 279 37-0 (1921) Author: Fairchild, I. D. Relating to making an appropriation to pay in-county witness fees due and owned by State by virtue of an existing law that was repealed before said fees were paid.
SB 321 37-0 (1921) Author: Wood, Ashley Elijah Relating to amending a certain Act regarding the sufficiency of the plea of privilege.
SB 24 37-1 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to citations.
HB 49 36-0 (1919) Author: Thompson, R. D. Relating to amending certain sections of the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing the method of procedure for determining the issue of change of venue in criminal cases.
HB 102 36-0 (1919) Author: Brady, Leo C. Relating to amending certain laws by providing that the pleadings in the county and district courts shall be in writing, signed, and a copy served on the opposite party and shall not be removed from the clerk's office.
HB 139 36-0 (1919) Author: Ford, Sr., John J. Relating to amending certain statute relating to the issuance of process from the district and county courts of this State and the service and return of such process by regulating the fees to be charged by publishers of newspapers for publishing process required by law to be published in a newspaper, and fixing a maximum fee not exceeding $10.00 for the publication of such process.
HB 165 36-0 (1919) Author: Miller, Barry Relating to amending statutes relating to depositions of witnesses.
HB 296 36-0 (1919) Author: Tidwell, William Madison Relating to amending certain titles of the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that in all capital cases the county or district attorney prosecuting same may file a waiver of the death penalty, and the court may in his discretion refuse a special venire, when said waiver is filed, and in such event peremptory challenges to be ten each for state and defendant, and that jurors having conscientious scruples in regard to the infliction of the death penalty for crime shall not be disqualified as jurors.
HB 325 36-0 (1919) Author: Bolin, T. R. Relating to amending certain act requiring application under oath to be made for witnesses in felony cases; fixing a penalty.
HB 345 36-0 (1919) Author: Hill, Herman B. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide that where defendant without the State shall be served with a notice that a certified copy of the plaintiff's petition shall accompany said notice and providing further that such notice shall not be required to state plaintiff's cause of action.
HB 347 36-0 (1919) Author: Vaughan, Benjamin F. "Ben" Relating to providing that statement of facts in civil cases shall be filed in the Courts of Civil Appeals within ninety (90) days after an appeal is perfected or the adjournment of the term of the court at which the case was tried.
HB 386 36-0 (1919) Author: Seagler, Richard Ernest Relating to amending certain articles relating to amended pleadings so as to provide for a time limit for filing same.
HB 393 36-0 (1919) Author: Seagler, Richard Ernest Relating to amending certain statutes relating to dilatory pleas so as to provide that such pleas must be disposed of three full days before the case is tried on its merits.
SB 73 36-0 (1919) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to providing that in certain cases, one or more charges against a defendant may be joined in the same indictment or information, and that if two or more indictments or informations should be presented, the court may order that they be consolidated.
SB 280 36-0 (1919) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending certain statute relating to the right of the defendant to change of venue by verified plea of privilege prima facie. House: Judiciary
Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 165 36-2 (1919) Author: Sneed, Jerome Hardeman Relating to authorizing the deposit and acceptance of the United States Government bonds in lieu of cash or other bonds by peace officers or in courts.
HB 133 36-3 (1920) Author: Jackson, Brent Carroll Relating to prescribing procedure in suits where misjoinder of parties or causes of action exists so that such suits shall not abate but shall be subdivided.
SB 52 36-3 (1920) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton Relating to prescribing procedure in suits where misjoinder of parties or causes of action exists so that such suits shall not abate but shall be subdivided.
HB 11 35-0 (1917) Author: Moore, John R. | et. al. Relating to citation by publication against a defendant who is a non-resident of the State, or who is absent from the State, or who is a transient person, or unknown stockholders of a defunct corporation, or whose residence is unknown, or who is the unknown heir of a deceased person.
HB 12 35-0 (1917) Author: Moore, John R. | et. al. Relating to the time when the answer in case of citation by publication shall be filed.
HB 55 35-0 (1917) Author: Osborne, Stonewall J. Relating to providing for a waiver of death penalty by county or district attorney with consent of court, and providing the formation of jury and procedure in the trial when death penalty is waived.
HB 186 35-0 (1917) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to eliminating the necessity for arraignment after trial is begun.
HB 221 35-0 (1917) Author: Spencer, Edwin R. | et. al. Relating to regulating the writ of citation and the manner in which defendants shall be served; prescribing the manner and grounds upon which a citation may be quashed.
HB 249 35-0 (1917) Author: Fairchild, I. D. | et. al. Relating to rendering a verified plea of privilege prima facie proof of the right of the defendant to change of venue.
HB 279 35-0 (1917) Author: Boner, Charles Wilbur Relating to special venires, providing that orders for special venire shall not be issued unless the state insists upon the death penalty.
HB 307 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to the taking and returning of depositions.
HB 308 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to the plea of privilege.
HB 309 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to the filings and service of pleadings and motions and copies thereof.
HB 315 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to prescribing the time for filing answer in case of citation by publication.
HB 322 35-0 (1917) Author: O'Banion, Madison Monroe Related to pleadings of the defendant.
HB 361 35-0 (1917) Author: Smith, Fritz R. Relating to enabling an indicted person to produce a change of venue, to enter a plea of guilty and proceed to serve his sentence when court is not in session in the county in which such prosecution is pending.
SB 12 35-0 (1917) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to fixing the time of filing an answer in all cases where the defendant is cited by publication.
SB 294 35-0 (1917) Author: Decherd, Jr., Edmond Anderson Relating to regulating the manner of service of subpoenas issued in any civil or criminal action or upon any proceeding before an examining court; authorizing service over telephone or by registered mail.
SB 482 35-0 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to the preparation and filing of pleadings in the District and County Courts, together with sworn copies thereof.
HB 14 35-2 (1917) Author: Dunnam, Sr., W. V. | et. al. Relating to providing that a defendant who is in the service of the United States as a soldier shall not be required to answer to the merits of a demand sued upon during the time he is actively engaged.
HB 110 34-0 (1915) Author: Boner, Charles Wilbur Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure providing for speedy examining trials before a magistrate; permitting accused time to procure counsel and providing that said trials shall be held in the precinct and near the place where offense was committed.
HB 237 34-0 (1915) Author: Bryant, Bruce W. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the amount that may be charged by landlord for rent of land.
HB 389 34-0 (1915) Author: Russell, Angus T. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws so as to render a verified plea of privileges prima facie proof of the right of the defendant to change of venue; providing for procedure thereon.
HB 621 34-0 (1915) Author: Fly, William Madden Relating to amending certain laws requiring application under oath to be made for witnesses in felon cases; providing penalties for unlawfully issuing subpoenas in felony cases.
HB 634 34-0 (1915) Author: Fly, William Madden Relating to amending and repealing a certain Act relating to applications for witness in felony cases; providing penalties for unlawfully issuing subpoenas in felony cases.
SB 80 34-0 (1915) Author: Morrow, Wright Chalfant | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the plea of general denial and prescribing its effects.
SB 103 34-0 (1915) Author: Conner, Robert P. Relating to amending a certain Statute excluding the time intervening between the time of filing and the time of dismissal of cases for want of jurisdiction in the computation of time in which said suit may be instituted.
SB 136 34-0 (1915) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to injunctions.
SB 420 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to pleas of privilege and appeals therefrom, providing that said appeals may be prosecuted from judgmental overruled or sustaining such pleas.
HB 86 33-0 (1913) Author: Humphrey, R. B. | et. al. Relating to pleadings.
HB 153 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" Relating to providing that a motion to quash citation shall constitute entry of appearance, and that answer must be filed within ten days after motion.
HB 154 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" Relating to providing that a reply is not necessary to any special matter of defense pleaded by defendant.
HB 155 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" Relating to providing that the defense set up in the answer shall be paragraphed, numbered and sworn to.
HB 156 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" Relating to providing that the petition shall be paragraphed, numbered and sworn to.
HB 172 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" Relating to prescribing what the answer shall contain and that it shall be sworn to.
HB 238 33-0 (1913) Author: Fuller, Franklin Oliver | et. al. Relating to prescribing the rule of evidence in all cases of forgery, providing that is all cases of forgery the state shall proved said instrument substantially as alleged in the indictment, and relieving the state of the necessity of proving said instrument literally and exactly as alleged.
HB 330 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" Relating to abolishing general demurrer and general denial.
HB 604 33-0 (1913) Author: Barrett, Julius W. Relating to requiring the true and correct name or names to all bills of indictment, requiring all offices to use diligence to acquire the proper and correct names, and providing for form of oath to be used, and providing penalties.
HB 879 33-0 (1913) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Relating to permitting indictments to be amended after same have been quashed by the Court.
SB 124 33-0 (1913) Author: Townsend, Jr., William J. "Jim" Relating to amending Article 1905 of the Revised Statutes, as amended by the general laws of the thirty-second legislature.
SB 126 33-0 (1913) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to requiring applications under oath to be made for witnesses in felony cases, to providing adequate penalties against district clerk or his deputy for unlawfully issuing subpoenas in felony cases; to defining the duties of the district judge with reference to sheriffs' accounts, and to providing for fees of witnesses residing in the county of the prosecution.
HB 23 33-1 (1913) Author: Spann, C. D. | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes so as to require application under oath to be made for witnesses in felony cases, providing penalties.
HB 37 33-1 (1913) Author: Ridgell, Thomas B. Relating to providing for the service of citation upon agents of non-resident defendants, and defendants absent from the state in causes pending in the courts of this state, and to declare who are the agents of such defendants.
SB 27 33-1 (1913) Author: Westbrook, Ed | et. al. Relating to providing for the issuance of attachments in suits founded in tort and upon un-liquidated demands.
SB 10 31-1 (1909) Relating to amending Article 1264 of the Revised Statutes of 1895, and to fix the time of filing an answer in all cases where the defendant is cited by publication.
HB 102 30-0 (1907) Relating to admission of evidence in certain cases.
HB 131 30-0 (1907) Relating to the granting of injunctions, providing for appeals from judgments or orders of trial courts in such cases.
HB 291 30-0 (1907) Relating to defining requisites of a plea of privilege to be sued in the county of one's residence.
HB 287 29-0 (1905) Author: Edwards, R. M. Relating to amending Article 258, and Article 259 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, relating to warrants of arrest, issued by magistrates and district and county clerks.
HB 19 24-0 (1895) Relating providing for the prosecution in one bill of indictment of all such offenses as are based upon the same forged instrument of writing.

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