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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 46 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.
  Author: Martinez, Armando
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HB 169 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HB 205 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to procedures for ordering the required participation in services in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Keough, Mark | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 220 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a person's eligibility to take the state's bar examination and to supreme court approval of law schools for the purpose of establishing eligibility.
  Author: Johnson, Eric
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 557 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons and to the return of certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
  Sponsor: Burton, Konni | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Administration
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 584 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to litigation financing transactions.
  Author: Hernandez, Ana
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 730 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a disclosure by an attorney before accepting representation of a client in a suit for the dissolution of marriage.
  Author: Bohac, Dwayne
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 744 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.
  Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 1020 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to volunteer practice by an inactive member of the State Bar of Texas.
  Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
  Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1027 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to notice of self-help resources on the Internet website of a state court and in the court building.
  Author: Hernandez, Ana
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1278 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to availability of personal information of certain current and former prosecutors.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Sponsor: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1714 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1944 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to captive insurance companies.
  Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
  Committees: Insurance | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1951 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to firm names used by licensed attorneys.
  Author: Shaheen, Matt
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2102 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2103 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2113 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies.
  Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2335 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring evidence-based trauma training for certain attorneys, court-appointed volunteer advocates, child-care workers, and child protective services employees.
  Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Postponed
HB 2361 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a study regarding the appointment and use of attorneys ad litem in cases involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: Frank, James
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2843 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.
  Author: Burrows, Dustin
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3109 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: Giddings, Helen
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3199 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3322 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice immigration law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice and educational requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3411 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in certain capital cases.
  Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3627 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to compliance with ethical and statutory requirements by out-of-state attorneys providing legal services in this state.
  Author: Shaheen, Matt
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3658 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to procedures in mental health cases.
  Author: Hinojosa, Gina
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
HB 3847 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated.
  Author: Farrar, Jessica
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3879 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to nonlawyer representation in an appeal of an eviction suit.
  Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: Business & Industry | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3902 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to commencement and prosecution of certain actions by and to investigations conducted by district and county attorneys under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 11 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for appellate judicial offices.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 37 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirement to obtain certification for attorneys representing persons in guardianship proceedings.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 39 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to estates and to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 41 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the demand for an accounting from an attorney in fact or agent of a principal by certain persons.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SB 246 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the eligibility of applicants for the state bar examination.
  Author: Hall, Bob
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 302 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.
  Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
  Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 303 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners.
  Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
  Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 325 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted.
  Author: Burton, Konni | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 416 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.
  Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
  Sponsor: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 435 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to volunteer practice by an inactive member of the State Bar of Texas.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 469 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the duration of an appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: West, Royce
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 847 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to abolishing the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies.
  Author: Huffines, Don
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 915 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to captive insurance companies.
  Author: Hughes, Bryan
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1058 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty.
  Author: West, Royce
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1424 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to criminal procedure, including grand jury proceedings and the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings.
  Author: Buckingham, Dawn
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1499 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1655 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the availability of certain information under the public information law.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1741 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to attorneys in certain counties who are qualified for appointment to represent a defendant with a mental illness.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice

85th 1st Called Session, 2017
HB 332 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to grand jury proceedings.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 392 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a criminal penalty.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Last Action: Filed

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 39 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to guardianships for incapacitated persons and to substitutes for guardianships for certain adults with disabilities.
  Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
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