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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  KIDNAPPING ]

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HB 415 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1503 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the reporting of attempted child abductions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3562 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to authorizing the foster parent of a foster child to take certain actions to protect the child from violence and kidnapping. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 688 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3751 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 614 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping; creating an offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1677 83-0 (2013) Author: Frullo, John Relating to reports of missing children or attempted child abductions and to education and training for peace officers regarding missing or exploited children. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
SB 742 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to reports of missing children, missing persons, or attempted child abductions and to education and training for peace officers regarding missing or exploited children. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1470 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the statute of limitations on prosecution of the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping of a minor. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1075 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to an alert for a missing person with an intellectual disability. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1207 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to adoption of the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1345 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the statute of limitations on prosecution of the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping of a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2662 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the criteria for determining whether a child is a missing child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3439 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to missing children; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3385 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the activation of the statewide alert system for abducted children. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 491 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to consideration of family violence in the risk assessment for international parental abduction of a child. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2770 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to adoption of the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 956 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to consideration of family violence in the risk assessment for international parental abduction of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1388 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to the punishment of the offense of assault committed by a person against the person's family or household members. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2159 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in which an international parental child abduction risk factor is present or an international parental child abduction prevention measure has been taken. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 59 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the offense of aggravated kidnapping, the punishment for the offense of kidnapping, and the definition of and punishment for the offense of trafficking in persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 63 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of, the punishment for, and venue in the prosecution of certain offenses involving the abduction of or interference with the custody of children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1101 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the punishment for the offense of kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1401 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the implementation of Amber Alert or another system for publicly disseminating emergency information about abducted children by the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1899 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the prevention of the international abduction of a child by a parent of the child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 57 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for abducted children. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 32 78-1 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 39 78-2 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 60 78-3 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 141 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 220 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the prosecution of, the punishment for, and venue in the prosecution of certain offenses involving the abduction of or interference with the custody of children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1655 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with child custody. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 158 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to recovery or possession of or access to certain children and to the offenses of interference with child custody, agreement to abduct from custody, and enticing a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 286 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 288 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of, the punishment for, and venue in the prosecution of the offenses of interference with child custody, agreement to abduct from custody, and enticing a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 291 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to instruction concerning child safety issues for public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 302 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to mandatory restitution in offenses involving the abduction of or interference with the custody of children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1428 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the prosecution of and the punishment for the offense of unlawful restraint. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2879 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to creating an offense for transporting an individual under certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2371 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2378 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to mandatory restitution in offenses involving the abduction of or interference with the custody of children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 34 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Urging the State Bar of Texas to develop model parental abduction charging and sentencing guidelines. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 1039 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the punishment for the offenses of false imprisonment, kidnapping, and aggravated kidnapping and to the definition of deadly force as it relates to those offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 247 71-0 (1989) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to kidnapping and to aggravated kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 25 70-0 (1987) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to punishment for the offense of kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 113 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the revocation of the license of a security officer who abducts a child and to the offenses of agreement to abduct a child from custody and interference with child custody. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 757 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the activities of private investigators, the protection and custody of children who are subjects of certain court orders, and the creation of the offense of agreeing to abduct a child from custody. House: Public Safety Referred to subcommittee
HB 2596 70-0 (1987) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to punishment for the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 712 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the activities of private investigators, the protection and custody of children who are the subjects of certain court orders, and to the creation of the offense of agreeing to abduct a child from custody. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 8 70-2 (1987) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to the punishment for the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 834 69-0 (1985) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to punishment for the offense of kidnapping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 2263 69-0 (1985) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the activities of private investigators and the protection and custody of children who are the subjects of certain court orders and to the creation of the offense of agreeing to abduct a child from custody. House: Law Enforcement 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1206 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the activities of private investigators and the protection and custody of children who are the subjects of certain court orders. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 597 57-0 (1961) Author: Cotten, James M. | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code providing additional acts which shall constitute the offense of kidnaping, providing a penalty.
SB 259 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide additional acts which shall constitute the offense of kidnapping, providing a penalty therefor, providing for additional penalties, providing for venue, providing for exceptions.
HB 166 57-1 (1961) Author: Barlow, James E. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code of Texas to provide additional acts which shall constitute the offense of kidnapping; providing a penalty therefor; providing for additional penalties.
HB 327 51-0 (1949) Author: Morrison, Jr., John E. "Jack" | et. al. Relating to repealing a previous Act, an article of the Penal Code relating to kidnapping and abduction.
HB 116 46-0 (1939) Author: Harrell, Eugene F. Relating to amending certain Act defining kidnapping as a felony and shall be punished by death.
SB 36 43-1 (1933) Author: Woodruff, Henry Grady Relating to defining the offense of kidnapping for extortion, ransom or robbery so as to provide for capital punishment regardless of whether the person kidnapped, detained or enticed away is returned by the defendant without serious bodily injury.
HB 244 42-0 (1931) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. | et. al. Relating to defining the offense of kidnapping for extortion, ransom or robbery and prescribing the punishment.
SB 87 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto | et. al. Relating to amending the law relating to kidnapping.
SB 230 37-0 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to punishment for kidnapping and providing where minors under 17 years of age are kidnapped the punishment be made a capital felony.

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