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155 result(s)   [  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  HUMAN TRAFFICKING ]

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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 29 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
  Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 269 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 272 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Transportation
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 491 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring registration as a sex offender of certain defendants convicted of the offense of continuous trafficking of persons.
  Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 612 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense.
  Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 761 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to protections under civil and criminal law for certain young victims of trafficking; increasing the penalty for trafficking of persons.
  Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1218 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of prostitution.
  Author: Johnson, Eric
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HB 1554 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the smuggling of persons.
  Author: Lozano, J. M.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1808 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense.
  Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
  Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 2205 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a report of child abuse or neglect made by an employee of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school.
  Author: Kuempel, John
  Committees: Public Education | Education
  Last Action: Referred to Education
HB 2222 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain victims of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons.
  Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2347 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and increased penalties for certain offenses involving the trafficking of persons.
  Author: Oliverson, Tom
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2509 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure.
  Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Received from the House
HB 2529 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the definition of coercion for purposes of the offense of trafficking of persons.
  Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
  Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2552 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
  Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2629 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to notice and continuing education requirements regarding human trafficking for cosmetologists and cosmetology facilities.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2645 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
HB 2770 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Received from the House
HB 2858 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and forced abortion; increasing criminal penalties.
  Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2960 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.
  Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3246 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 3248 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prevention of coerced abortions and human trafficking; creating an offense.
  Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 3935 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to licensing and reimbursing certain foster group homes that provide services to victims of sex trafficking.
  Author: Rose, Toni | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 125 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas.
  Author: Hunter, Todd
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 128 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
  Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Transportation | Transportation
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 256 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of home address information of certain victims of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons.
  Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 541 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of certain inmates convicted of the offense of continuous trafficking of persons.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 666 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a sign required to be posted in the restrooms of sexually oriented businesses; creating a criminal offense.
  Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
  Sponsor: Miller, Rick
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 811 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1165 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Garcia, Sylvia
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1196 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address.
  Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
  Sponsor: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1226 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prostitution and trafficking of persons and to certain criminal and civil consequences of that conduct.
  Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1241 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1377 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and coerced abortion; increasing criminal penalties.
  Author: Buckingham, Dawn
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1433 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring registration as a sex offender of certain defendants convicted of the offense of continuous trafficking of persons.
  Author: Uresti, Carlos
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1504 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure.
  Author: Taylor, Van
  Sponsor: Parker, Tan
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1569 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1579 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Garcia, Sylvia
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1700 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1859 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking unit within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2039 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Public Education | Education
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date

85th 1st Called Session, 2017
HB 257 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 21 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas.
  Author: Hunter, Todd
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 10 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
  Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
  Committees: Homeland Security & Public Safety | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 11 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
  Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
  Committees: Homeland Security & Public Safety | Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 112 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prosecution of murder committed in the course of committing or attempting to commit trafficking of persons.
  Author: White, James
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
HB 188 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the composition, duties, and continuation of the human trafficking prevention task force.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
  Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 416 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking.
  Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
  Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 418 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to child victims of trafficking who are placed in secure foster homes.
  Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
  Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 498 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case.
  Author: Hernandez, Ana
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
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