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SB 7, 77th Regular Session
Relating to the period during which a person arrested is required to be taken before a magistrate or released on bond and to the appointment and compensation of counsel to represent indigent persons accused of crime.

Last action: Effective on 1/1/02

Author: Rodney Ellis
Coauthor: Kenneth Armbrister | Gonzalo Barrientos | David Cain | Robert Duncan | Chris Harris | Carlos Truan | John Whitmire | Royce West | Frank Madla | Mike Moncrief | Eliot Shapleigh | Leticia Van de Putte | Mario Gallegos, Jr. | Judith Zaffirini | David Bernsen | Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Sponsor: Juan Hinojosa
Joint Sponsor: Senfronia Thompson | Toby Goodman | John Shields | Terry Keel
CoSponsor: Jim Dunnam | Elliott Naishtat | Ann Kitchen | Trey Martinez Fischer | Roberto Gutierrez

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2001, 77th R.S.,ch. 906, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

HB 1745 (Very Similar)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Office of House Bill Analysis)

Subjects:
Courts--Judges
Criminal Procedure--Defense Counsel
Criminal Procedure--Pretrial Procedure
INDIGENT DEFENSE COUNCIL, TEXAS
Lawyers
TEXAS FAIR DEFENSE ACT

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence (Juan Hinojosa, Jim Dunnam, Domingo Garcia, Rick Green, Terry Keel, Ann Kitchen, Trey Martinez Fischer, John Shields, Robert Talton)
Minutes: April 24 2001 | May 1 2001
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (Kenneth Armbrister, Teel Bivins, Mike Moncrief, Steve Ogden, Todd Staples, Royce West, John Whitmire)
Minutes: March 14 2001 | March 28 2001

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