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HB 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 269 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 272 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the inclusion of education and training regarding human trafficking in the curriculum of commercial driver's license training programs offered by public junior colleges and career schools and colleges. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 491 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al. Relating to requiring registration as a sex offender of certain defendants convicted of the offense of continuous trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 612 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 761 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to protections under civil and criminal law for certain young victims of trafficking; increasing the penalty for trafficking of persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1218 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1554 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the smuggling of persons. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1808 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 2205 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to a report of child abuse or neglect made by an employee of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2222 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain victims of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2347 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the prosecution of and increased penalties for certain offenses involving the trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2509 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 2529 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the definition of coercion for purposes of the offense of trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2552 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to measures to address and deter certain criminal or other unlawful activity, including trafficking of persons, sexual offenses, prostitution, and activity that may constitute a public nuisance; increasing criminal penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2629 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to notice and continuing education requirements regarding human trafficking for cosmetologists and cosmetology facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2645 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the development of a program and training for public schools on the prevention of sexual abuse and sex trafficking and participation by the human trafficking prevention task force in that development. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2770 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 2858 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and forced abortion; increasing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2960 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3246 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and actions to be taken by an abortion provider to prevent coerced abortions and human trafficking. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3248 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to prevention of coerced abortions and human trafficking; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3935 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to licensing and reimbursing certain foster group homes that provide services to victims of sex trafficking. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 125 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 128 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the inclusion of education and training regarding human trafficking in the curriculum of commercial driver's license training programs offered by public junior colleges and career schools and colleges and to certain requirements for commercial driver's licenses. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 256 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain victims of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 541 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of certain inmates convicted of the offense of continuous trafficking of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 666 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to a sign required to be posted in the restrooms of sexually oriented businesses; creating a criminal offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 811 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to sex offender registration and a prohibition on certain registered sex offenders from being in a motor vehicle with a minor who is not a family member. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1165 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of arrest records and files for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of certain offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1196 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1226 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to prostitution and trafficking of persons and to certain criminal and civil consequences of that conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1241 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to law enforcement's duty to report to the National Crime Information Center and Texas Crime Information Center certain information concerning a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1377 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and coerced abortion; increasing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1433 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to requiring registration as a sex offender of certain defendants convicted of the offense of continuous trafficking of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1504 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1569 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1579 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to authorizing the secretary of state to terminate the existence of a domestic filing entity if a substantial owner or governing person of the entity has been convicted of human trafficking or compelling prostitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1700 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to uniform reporting of information concerning protective orders, concerning magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and concerning conditions of bond imposed on a person awaiting trial in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1859 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking unit within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2039 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the development and use of instructional modules and training for public schools on the prevention of sexual abuse and sex trafficking and participation by the human trafficking prevention task force in that development. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 257 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 21 85-1 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 10 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses; to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses, and to compensation paid to victims of those offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 11 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 112 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the prosecution of murder committed in the course of committing or attempting to commit trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 188 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to the composition, duties, and continuation of the human trafficking prevention task force. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 416 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 418 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to child victims of trafficking who are placed in secure foster homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 498 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 517 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to evidence or testimony given by certain witnesses in a criminal case based on the trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 887 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to protections under civil and criminal law for certain young victims of trafficking; increasing the penalty for trafficking of persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 968 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to civil liability of shareholders and members of certain legal entities that engage in the trafficking of persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1217 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to certain reporting requirements of the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding child protection, including reporting information for certain foster children who are missing or are victims of sex trafficking. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1363 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of prostitution; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1447 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to protective orders for certain victims of sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1793 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to reports of certain missing children and to the administration of missing or exploited children prevention grants. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2054 84-0 (2015) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to increased penalties for the offense of trafficking of persons that involves a child victim or the death of any victim. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2070 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to certain requirements for certain facilities licensed by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the department's enforcement authority. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2286 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 2290 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to designating January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2360 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain residential educational child-care facilities serving victims of human trafficking. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2409 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the storage of firearms surrendered by a person subject to a magistrate's order for emergency protection or protective order as a result of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2455 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the establishment of a task force to promote uniformity in the collection and reporting of information relating to family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2511 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the human trafficking prevention business partnership. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2653 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to protective orders for certain victims of sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2806 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the prosecution of and increasing the punishment for the offense of unlawful smuggling or concealment of persons; creating an offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3431 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the imposition and use of the admission fee to sexually oriented businesses; increasing the amount of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3446 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to signs required to be displayed at certain facilities that perform abortions. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3500 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3768 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HCR 107 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
SB 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 144 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the statute of limitations for a suit for personal injury arising from certain offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 147 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Hernandez, Ana
Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 171 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the addition of an offense for the continuous smuggling of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 352 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 377 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 446 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to increased penalties for the offense of trafficking of persons that involves a child victim or the death of any victim. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 493 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to evidence or testimony given by certain witnesses in a criminal case based on the trafficking of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 630 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to protective orders for certain victims of sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 737 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to certain protective orders and magistrate's orders for emergency protection. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 877 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty. Filed
SB 944 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the establishment of a task force to promote uniformity in the collection and reporting of information relating to family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1088 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition for a pardon or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons convicted of prostitution. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1464 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of the transnational and organized crime division within the office of the attorney general. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1653 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1708 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the creation of a governor's program for victims of child sex trafficking. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1848 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to civil liability of shareholders and members of certain legal entities that engage in the trafficking of persons. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1853 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to establish a statewide program for the prevention and detection of certain criminal offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1873 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 8 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses related to trafficking of persons and to certain protections for victims of trafficking of persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 91 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the designation of a juvenile court and a pre-adjudication diversion program for certain juveniles alleged to have engaged in conduct that violates certain penal laws regarding prostitution. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 330 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 337 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 386 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of inmates convicted of compelling prostitution or trafficking of persons. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 432 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to assist domestic victims of human trafficking. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 804 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to materials for school districts on human trafficking. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1120 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to the duties of the Texas Crime Stoppers Council to encourage individuals to report criminal activity related to trafficking of persons. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1147 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al. Relating to the collection of information regarding trafficking of persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1272 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1292 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the issuance of protective orders for certain sexual, stalking, and trafficking offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1452 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to an exemption for certain facilities that provide shelter and care to child victims of human trafficking from child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1848 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to certain conditions of, penalties for violating, and collection of information about protective orders issued in certain family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2344 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to prosecution of and punishment for the offense of smuggling of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2393 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to training for certain health and human services personnel to identify and assist victims of human trafficking. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2725 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by a victims of trafficking shelter center and the creation of minimum standards for certain facilities that provide services to victims of trafficking. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3241 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the civil prosecution of racketeering related to trafficking of persons; providing penalties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3407 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the assessment of juveniles who are victims of sex trafficking. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3856 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to building workforce skills to compete for trade-related jobs, business opportunities and investment. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HCR 57 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
SB 12 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Procedure Reform, Select
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 92 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the designation of a juvenile court and a program for certain juveniles who may be the victims of human trafficking. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 357 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the issuance of protective orders for certain sexual, stalking, and trafficking offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 532 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses related to trafficking of persons and to certain protections for victims of trafficking of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 556 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the duties of the Texas Crime Stoppers Council to encourage individuals to report criminal activity related to trafficking of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 811 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the continuation and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 893 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Carter, Stefani
Relating to certain conditions of, penalties for violating, and collection of information about protective orders issued in certain family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1354 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by a victims of trafficking shelter center and the creation of minimum standards for certain facilities that provide services to victims of trafficking. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1519 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to educational materials on pardons for victims of trafficking of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1520 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the assessment of juveniles who are victims of sex trafficking. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 7 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and certain criminal and civil consequences of offenses involving or related to the trafficking of persons and to certain protections for victims of those offenses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 260 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of unlawful transport of a person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 289 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 763 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an undocumented person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 892 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an illegal alien. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1121 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses involving trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1122 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al. Relating to the trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1929 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1930 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the membership and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1994 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the creation of a first offender prostitution prevention program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2014 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses and to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2329 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding victims of trafficking of persons and to the issuance and enforcement of protective orders to protect victims of trafficking of persons; providing penalties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2711 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the sealing of the records of juveniles who are the victims of human trafficking and have been adjudicated to have engaged in certain delinquent conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3000 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to creating the offense of continuous trafficking of persons; providing a penalty and other civil consequences. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HCR 68 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
HCR 181 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2329. Signed by the Governor
SB 24 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and certain criminal and civil consequences of offenses involving or related to the trafficking of persons and to certain protections for victims of those offenses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 98 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the trafficking of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 146 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the offense of smuggling of persons and unlawful transport of an individual; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to State Affairs
SB 394 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an undocumented person. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1312 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses and to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1436 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to creating the offense of continuous trafficking of persons; providing a penalty and other civil consequences. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 1634 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the sealing of the records of juveniles who are the victims of human trafficking and have been adjudicated to have engaged in certain delinquent conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 530 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to law enforcement training relating to the trafficking of persons. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 533 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to civil liability for the trafficking of persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 628 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking prevention task force and the creation of a trafficking victim database. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 639 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and prevention of offenses involving trafficking of persons or certain forced or sex-based labor or services, law enforcement training relating to the trafficking of persons, and the creation of the trafficking of persons investigation and prosecution account in the general revenue fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1372 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the definition of victim in relation to certain crime victims' rights. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2285 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to the use of proceeds from the sale of certain forfeited property in a criminal trafficking case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 4009 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the provision of services to certain persons involved in, and the prosecution, punishment, and prevention of, offenses involving trafficking of persons or certain forced or sex-based labor or services, and to law enforcement training related to offenses involving that trafficking. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4484 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport or concealment of an illegal alien. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 89 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and prevention of offenses involving trafficking of persons or certain forced or sex-based labor or services, law enforcement training relating to the trafficking of persons, and the creation of the trafficking of persons investigation and prosecution account in the general revenue fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 501 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the civil consequences of certain convictions on a person who holds a commercial driver's license and of certain adjudications on the driver's license or permit of a child. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1077 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to driver education and driver's licensing requirements for minors. House: Public Education
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules

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