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HB 418 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding guidelines for the transportation of inmates by private vendors. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1409 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to reporting concerning certain inmates who are confined in county jails for misdemeanor offenses. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1421 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding inmate grievances. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2702 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3428 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to minimum standards regarding the continuity of prescription medications for the care and treatment of county jail prisoners. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4117 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the provision of telemental health services to prisoners confined in county jails, including the creation of the county jail telemental health fund, and to certain rules and procedures relating to the safety of those prisoners. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Posting rule suspended
HB 4172 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to training for law enforcement officers and officials; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4258 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a study on mental health screening and treatment for certain inmates confined in county and municipal jails. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4259 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to training and standards applicable to the confinement of a female prisoner having a mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 485 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 582 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 984 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to certain duties of a sheriff regarding a county jail prisoner's health benefits coverage information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1849 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, to the confinement, conviction, or release of those individuals, and to grants supporting populations that are more likely to interact frequently with law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
SB 2237 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to prescription medications for the care and treatment of inmates and prisoners in county jails. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 310 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 549 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding visitation periods for county jail prisoners. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 634 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the rights of a guardian of a person in the criminal justice system. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1140 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the confinement of pregnant prisoners in county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1141 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to reports regarding the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners in county jails. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2977 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
SB 231 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding visitation periods for county jail prisoners. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 177 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
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 2719 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to collecting and reporting information concerning inmates who have been in the conservatorship of a state agency responsible for providing child protective services and concerning inmate parole, reentry, and integration. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3055 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to minimum jail standards for county jails. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3793 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to powers, duties, and services of entities serving counties and county residents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 36 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1357 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of administrative segregation or seclusion in county jails. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 684 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 875 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the identification of certain defendants as foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired and to their release on bail. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2348 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to certain standards applicable to certain prisoners confined in a county jail pending transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2870 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3305 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3401 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of the Commission on Jail Standards and addressing mental health issues in jail. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3617 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to abolishing the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, the Commission on Jail Standards, and the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education and transferring certain of the powers and duties of those agencies to the newly created Public Safety Licensing Commission. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3657 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the collection of certain fees by the Commission on Jail Standards. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3728 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the composition of and powers and duties of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3766 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the use of proceeds from a county jail's commissary operation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 1014 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1687 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to information on turnover among licensed jailers at jails under the jurisdiction of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1698 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to reporting concerning inmates who are confined in county jails and subject to federal immigration detainers. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3392 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3654 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to certain duties of and reports submitted to the Commission on Jail Standards regarding county jail inmates who are pregnant. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4684 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to state prisoners in a county jail. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
SB 1009 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2584 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reporting of certain felons incarcerated in Texas jails to federal authorities. House: Corrections
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 221 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2699 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of special monitors for the Commission on Jail Standards. House: Corrections Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3118 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to fees collected for services provided by the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HCR 243 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Filed
HCR 249 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Filed
HCR 250 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Received from the House
HR 2267 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1863. Reported enrolled
SB 1264 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to fees collected for services provided by the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1306 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to actions of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding certain county jails operating in excess of total capacity. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1863 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; providing a penalty. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SR 1084 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1863. Reported enrolled
HB 2 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 1724 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Commission on Jail Standards and the transfer of the functions of the commission to the office of the attorney general. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 2071 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to variances granted by the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2893 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the operations of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3001 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the reorganization and consolidation of state governmental functions and entities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1642 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2532 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 367 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2171 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to changing the name of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 175 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the authority of the Commission on Jail Standards to regulate the temporary housing of county inmates in certain facilities to alleviate overcrowding in county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 939 72-0 (1991) Author: Black, Layton Relating to the continuation and operation of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: Government Organization Left pending in subcommittee
SB 380 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: Government Organization
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1793 69-0 (1985) Author: Patrick, Kae Relating to the abolition of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2388 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to certain procedures and to the adoption of rules by certain state agencies under the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HCR 234 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Direct the Texas Commission on Jail Standards to furnish technical assistance and consultation to municipal jails during the forthcoming biennium. House: Law Enforcement Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 929 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to voluntary compliance by municipalities with regulations adopted by the Commission on Jail Standards and to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1192 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the abolishment of the Commission on Jail Standards. Senate: Criminal Justice Postponed in committee
HCR 2 69-1 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Directing the Texas Commission on Jail Standards to furnish technical assistance and consultation to municipal jails and report to the 70th Legislature. House passage reported
HCR 247 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Directing the Texas Commisssion on Jail Standards to conduct a general survey of the conditions of the municipal jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SB 415 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the jurisdiction of the Commission on Jail Standards. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SCR 106 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Directing the Texas Commission on Jail Standards to conduct a general survey of the conditions of the municipal jails. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 916 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the jurisdiction of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: Security & Sanctions Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1112 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to jurisdiction of the Commission on Jail Standards. House: Security & Sanctions Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2131 66-0 (1979) Author: Rudd, Jim Abolishing the Commission on Jail Standards and providing for the regulation of jail standards by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education, and enlarging the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Security & Sanctions Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 272 64-0 (1975) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Creating a Commission on Jail Standards and prescribing its powers, duties, and functions relating to the condition of county jails. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 608 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to the establishment of standards of construction, maintenance, and operation of county jail facilities; creating the Commission on Jail Standards; providing powers and duties applicable to the commission. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1032 64-0 (1975) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to the establishment of standards of construction, maintenance, and operation of county jail facilities; creating the Commission on Jail Standards; providing powers and duties applicable to the commission. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 541 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to the establishment of standards of construction, maintenance, and operation of county jail facilities; creating the Commission on Jail Standards; providing powers and duties applicable to the commission. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 962 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank Creating a Commission on Jail Standards and prescribing its powers, duties, and functions relating to the condition of county jails. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee
HB 864 61-0 (1969) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to creating the Commission on Jail Standards.

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