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HB 49 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student. House: Public Education Referred directly to s/c on Educator Quality by chair
HB 218 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to improper relationships between educators and students; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 333 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1403 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3769 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
SB 7 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Ken | et. al.
Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 188 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students enrolled in grade level nine or above who engage in prohibited sexual contact with another student at or above that grade level. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 166 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 545 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students who engage in sexual contact with another student at least 13 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 43 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 320 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 908 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students who engage in sexual contact with another student at least 13 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2385 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the punishment for the offense of prohibited sexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2831 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula Relating to the offense of improper relationship between educator and student. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 34 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 401 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of text messages and other electronic media to commit certain sexual offenses against minors or certain students. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 748 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students who engage in sexual contact with another student at least 13 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1830 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in the sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Civil Practices Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2957 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapy; providing penalties. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3659 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the disclosure of the name of a student or minor who is involved in an improper relationship with an educator. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 53 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 606 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
Relating to the disclosure of the name of a student or minor who is a victim of abuse or unlawful conduct by an educator. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SR 384 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Requesting that the Legislative Audit Committee examine specified conduct and determine whether a condition of gross fiscal mismanagement exists in the Texas Youth Commission. Reported enrolled
HB 149 79-0 (2005) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the admissibility of evidence of an alleged victim's past sexual behavior or alleged sexual predisposition. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 402 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the punishment for the offense of prohibited sexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 732 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the prosecution of the offense of criminal solicitation of a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1476 79-0 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al. Relating to regulation of certain sexually suggestive performances at public school events. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2385 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of indecency with a child and sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 893 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of indecency with a child and sexual assault. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 59 79-3 (2006) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 12 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of disorderly conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 138 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose and to certain consequences on conviction of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 175 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the unsolicited transmission of depictions of sexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 532 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to creating the offense of improper sexual relations between employees of a public or private primary or secondary school and certain students. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 670 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the use of pseudonyms for victims of certain criminal offenses connected to the commission of a sex offense. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 991 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the definition of "sexual contact" for purposes of certain sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1334 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to certain sexual offenses requiring sex offender registration. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1359 78-0 (2003) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of evidence of an alleged victim's past sexual behavior or alleged sexual predisposition. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2182 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to common and public nuisances and the creation of and allocation of money from a nuisance abatement fund. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2696 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2901 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the conduct constituting the offense of disorderly conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1488 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to the misconduct of a person who is employed by or is seeking employment by a school district, open-enrollment charter school, regional education service center, or shared services arrangement. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 73 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 403 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to creating the offense of improper sexual relations between employees of a public or private primary or secondary school and certain students. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 542 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1040 77-0 (2001) Author: Clark, Ron Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another at certain reasonably private locations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1335 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the liability of school districts and school district employees for certain conduct of employees that come in contact with students. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1770 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the definition of "sexual contact" for purposes of certain sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 814 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the confidentiality of identifying information of juvenile sex offense victims; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 932 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1381 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of certain sexual offenses requiring sex offender registration. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 540 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to improper sexual activity between certain law enforcement or correctional personnel and persons under custody or supervision; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 941 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the liability of school districts for certain conduct of employees who come in contact with students. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1972 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to creating the offense of improper sexual relations between employees of a public or private primary or secondary school and certain students. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2431 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to investigations of allegations concerning physical abuse of or sexual misconduct toward a student by a district employee. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3251 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to improper sexual activity between certain law enforcement or correctional personnel and persons under custody; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
SB 894 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to improper sexual activity between certain law enforcement or correctional personnel and persons under custody or supervision; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 383 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the penalties for certain offenses involving indecency with or injury to a child committed by a person having supervision, care, custody, or control of the child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 1520 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including definitions applicable to those provisions, and the elements of and penalties for certain offenses involving obscenity, material harmful to minors, and sexual performance and promotion by a minor; creating a new offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1932 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the regulation of lewd conduct on the premises of certain alcoholic beverage licensees and permittees. House: Liquor Regulation Postponed in committee
SB 1212 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Hudson, David
Relating to conviction of a sexual offense on the testimony of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 451 69-0 (1985) Author: McKenna, Jan Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including the elements of and penalties for offenses involving obscenity, material harmful to minors, and sexual performance by a minor; providing for injunctions and other procedural matters related to those offenses; and creating an offense for certain sexual conduct involving animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 468 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including the definitions applicable to those provisions, and the elements of and penalties for certain offenses involving obscenity, material harmful to minors, and sexual performance by a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 571 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to sentencing alternatives for persons charged with or convicted of an offense involving a sexual performance by a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 626 69-0 (1985) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to offenses involving sexual conduct or sexual performance by a child, revising the definitions and elements of certain offenses, and creating an offense for the possession of certain material that depicts a child engaged in sexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1547 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to sentencing alternatives for persons charged with or convicted of indecency with a child involving sexual contact. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 233 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the definition of sexual conduct for purposes of offenses involving sexual performance by a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 235 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the definition of sado-masochistic abuse for an offense involving sexual performance of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 339 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Lanny Relating to the punishment for offenses involving sexual performance by a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1452 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including the elements of and penalties for offenses involving obscenity, material harmful to minors, and sexual performance by a minor; providing for injunctions and other procedural matters related to those offenses; and creating an offense for certain sexual conduct involving animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 2138 68-0 (1983) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to defining deviate sexual intercourse, sexual contact, sexual intercourse, and homosexual conduct,and defining the penalties for homosexual conduct, including the offering, agreeing with or solicitation of such conduct; providing penalties for homosexual conduct or the offering, agreeing with or solicitation of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 1179 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including the elements of and penalties for offenses involving obscenity, material harmful to minors, and sexual performance by a minor; providing for injunctions and other procedural matters related to those offenses; and creating an offense for certain sexual conduct involving animals. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
HB 21 67-0 (1981) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to engaging in organized criminal activity concerning obscenity that includes sexual conduct by a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 23 67-0 (1981) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the offense of disseminating harmful material to minors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
SB 578 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Amending Section 71.02(a), Penal Code, relating to engaging in organized criminal activity so as to extend its coverage to unlawful wholesale promotion, promotion, or possession of any obscene material or obscene device, and to any unlawful employment, authorization, or inducing of a child to engage in a sexual performance, or any unlawful producing, directing, or promoting a performance or obscene performance that includes sexual conduct by a child. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1249 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the regulation of sexually oriented conduct in on-premise alcoholic beverage establishments; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 43 66-0 (1979) Author: Bird, Ronald C.
Sponsor: Kothmann, Glenn
Relating to sexual contact with a person's breast. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1754 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to sexual contact with a person's breast. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 589 64-0 (1975) Author: Smith, Carlyle
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the definitions of "obscene," "material," "prurient interest," "sexual conduct," "distribute" and "commercially distribute." House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1381 64-0 (1975) Author: Nabers, Lynn Defining terms relating to obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1546 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the regulation of sexual conduct and sexual contact during a massage performed for a fee; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 1730 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to massaging a person of the opposite sex in a massage establishment for a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
HB 1740 64-0 (1975) Author: Smith, Carlyle Amending Section 43.21, Penal Code, relating to the definitions of "obscene", "material", "prurient interest", "sexual contact", "distribute" and "commercially distribute". House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
SB 133 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the definitions of "obscene", "material", "prurient interest", "sexual contact", "distribute" and "commercially distribute". Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 217 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to obscenity; providing for a change in the definition of "obscene"; providing for a change in the definition of "harmful material". Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee with no action taken
SB 778 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Prohibiting certain obscene activities on premises where alcoholic beverages are served or sold for on-premises consumption. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
HB 1137 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to prohibiting the exhibition of certain harmful materials to minors and the admittance of minors to motion picture theatres where harmful materials are shown.
HB 59 61-0 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the exposure of harmful materials to minors under 18 years of age; providing for penalties.
SB 661 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the sale or distribution of harmful materials to minors.
SB 305 55-0 (1957) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to immoral sexual deviations; prescribing penalties.
HB 108 37-1 (1921) Author: Patman, John William Wright | et. al. Relating to making it an offense for a white person and a negro to have intercourse with each other; providing a penalty.
HB 14 35-4 (1918) Relating to prohibit making appointment for, or soliciting any person in the service of the United states military or naval forces, or any person of the military or Naval forces of the Allies of the United States in the present war with Germany, to meet or come in contact with any immoral woman, for the purpose of unlawful sexual intercourse; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
SB 479 33-0 (1913) Author: McGregor, Temple Harris Relating to prohibiting any male person over the age of twenty-one years, having carnal intercourse with any female under the age of twenty-one years and who is, at the time, in his employ, and providing penalties.

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