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HB 932 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to equalizing compensation for certain wrongfully imprisoned persons. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1803 86-0 (2019) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the comptroller's access to criminal history record information of wrongfully imprisoned persons. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 4133 86-0 (2019) Author: Bowers, Rhetta Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4153 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the compensation and benefits of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Appropriations Placed on General State Calendar
SB 720 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1151 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to the comptroller's access to criminal history record information of wrongfully imprisoned persons and certain annuity payments payable to surviving spouses and designated beneficiaries of those persons. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 2113 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 236 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to equalizing compensation for certain wrongfully imprisoned persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1246 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3127 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 207 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1577 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
HB 176 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to equalizing compensation for certain wrongfully imprisoned persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 177 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 48 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to review convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 638 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to annuity payments to surviving spouses and designated beneficiaries of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2393 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to additional compensation for a person wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3156 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to annuity payments to surviving spouses and designated beneficiaries of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 81 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a commission to examine and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 122 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 264 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to group health benefits coverage for dependents of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 166 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 361 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to group health benefits coverage for dependents of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 1921 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to disciplinary standards and procedures applicable to grievances alleging certain prosecutorial misconduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3145 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to eligibility to file for compensation by persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 110 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 825 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to disciplinary standards and procedures applicable to grievances alleging certain prosecutorial misconduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1290 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to group health benefits coverage for dependents and family members of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 59 83-1 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent the wrongful convictions of indigent defendants and to identify other related errors and defects in the criminal process. Filed
HB 417 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to claims for compensation for wrongful imprisonment and group health benefits coverage for persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2230 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to group health insurance coverage for persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 749 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to provision of notice regarding and limitation of attorney's fees for services provided in connection with the making of a wrongful imprisonment claim. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1427 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility to file for compensation by persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1685 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the time for correcting an application for compensation for wrongful imprisonment that is denied. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1686 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to group health benefits coverage for persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1835 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1736 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Relating to compensation of and services to persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3584 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the wrongful imprisonment of a person and to procedures for providing compensation for that imprisonment and for exonerating a wrongfully imprisoned person who is deceased. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 933 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to compensation to persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1847 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph
Relating to the provision of services to a wrongfully imprisoned person who is discharged from a correctional facility. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1848 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the provision of reentry, reintegration, and other services to a wrongfully imprisoned person who is discharged from a correctional facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1974 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the wrongful imprisonment of a person and to procedures for providing compensation for that imprisonment and for exonerating a wrongfully imprisoned person who is deceased. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2014 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 814 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to certain payments to or on behalf of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 167 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to the administrative procedure for compensation for wrongful imprisonment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 210 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to compensation to persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 262 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Relating to compensation for wrongful imprisonment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1149 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to compensating persons wrongfully incarcerated for interest paid or owed on college loans. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 425 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the payment of child support obligations on behalf of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 86 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to compensation for wrongful imprisonment. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 87 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the administrative procedure for compensation for wrongful imprisonment. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Civil Practices
SB 225 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to compensation for wrongful imprisonment. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 440 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to compensation for wrongful imprisonment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 476 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the payment of child support obligations on behalf of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 364 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the payment of child support obligations on behalf of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2136 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1045 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 520 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to compensation for persons wrongfully imprisoned or sentenced to death. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 633 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to compensation for a person wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 671 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to compensation for individuals unjustly imprisoned. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1057 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to compensation for wrongful conviction. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1536 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to compensation for persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1986 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to compensation of a person wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HR 1267 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 536. Reported enrolled
SB 536 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Relating to compensation to persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1380 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably
SB 674 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the payment of compensation to persons unlawfully imprisoned for crimes they did not commit; increasing and enlarging the measure of damages for compensation; creating a cause of action for the benefit of the heirs and estate of such persons; adding Section 8 to Chapter 507, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965; providing a severability clause. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
SB 587 61-0 (1969) Author: Strong, Jack B. Relating to providing for compensation for loss of earnings and diminished capacity to work proximately resulting from erroneous imprisonment; creating a survival of action for heirs and representatives of deceased.
HB 904 59-0 (1965) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to concerning the payment of aid and compensation to persons who have paid fines or served sentences for crimes of which they are not guilty.
HB 1052 58-0 (1963) Author: Esquivel, Rudolph S. "Rudy" Relating to aid or compensation due to persons wrongfully fined or imprisoned under the laws of this state for a felony offense.
HCR 116 58-0 (1963)
SB 382 58-0 (1963) Author: Strong, Jack B. Relating to concerning the payment of aid and compensation to persons who have paid fines, been held in custody in any jail in the state for not less than six months under an accusation by indictment or otherwise for a crime, or served sentences for crimes, of which they are not guilty.
SCR 92 58-0 (1963)
HB 32 57-0 (1961) Author: Allen, John Relating to the concern of payment of aid and compensation to persons who have paid fines or served sentences for crimes of which they are not guilty.
HB 936 56-0 (1959) Author: Allen, John | et. al. Relating to the payment of aid and compensation to persons who have paid fines or served sentences for crimes of which they are not guilty.
SB 427 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to providing for payment of aid and compensation to any person who has been fined or imprisoned for an offense which he did not commit.
SB 36 56-3 (1959) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to the payment of aid and compensation to persons who have paid fines or served sentences for crimes of which they are not guilty.
HJR 31 54-0 (1955) Author: Chapman, Joe N. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas by providing that the Legislature may grant aid and compensation to persons who have been fined or imprisoned in this State, under the laws of this State for offenses of which they are not guilty.
HB 632 52-0 (1951) Author: Staton, Hiram Relating to providing for the relief of innocent persons convicted of crime and sentenced to the penitentiary; authorizing the Legislature to appropriate funds from the public treasury of this State for the relief of such persons who shall have been granted a full pardon with restoration of full citizenship and right of suffrage by proclamation of the Governor of Texas reciting the fact that such person was innocent of the crime of which convicted and sentenced to the penitentiary; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 10 37-0 (1921) Author: Davis, John Relating to a certain Act regarding the making of an appropriation to make reparation to Ben Perry, a negro, who was wrongfully convicted and imprisoned.
HB 49 37-0 (1921) Author: King, Arthur Howard Relating to providing indemnity for persons erroneously convicted of felonies in the State of Texas.
SB 196 37-0 (1921) Author: Davidson, Thomas Whitfield Relating to granting Willie Jackson right to sue the State for being improperly and erroneously confined in the State penitentiary.

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