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HB 8, 86th Regular Session
Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/19

Author: Victoria Neave
Joint Author: Donna Howard | Ina Minjarez | Angie Button | Mike Lang
Coauthor: Alma Allen | Steve Allison | Rafael Anchia | Trent Ashby | Diego Bernal | César Blanco | Dwayne Bohac | Rhetta Bowers | Brad Buckley | John Bucy III | DeWayne Burns | Gina Calanni | Terry Canales | Travis Clardy | Philip Cortez | John Cyrier | Yvonne Davis | Alex Dominguez | Jessica Farrar | Art Fierro | Craig Goldman | Jessica González | Vikki Goodwin | R. D. "Bobby" Guerra | Ryan Guillen | Roland Gutierrez | Sam Harless | Cody Harris | Cole Hefner | Abel Herrero | Gina Hinojosa | Celia Israel | Julie Johnson | Ken King | Matt Krause | Stan Lambert | Brooks Landgraf | Jeff Leach | Ray Lopez | J. M. Lozano | Morgan Meyer | Thresa "Terry" Meza | Rick Miller | Sergio Muñoz, Jr. | Jim Murphy | Poncho Nevárez | Evelina "Lina" Ortega | Leo Pacheco | Tan Parker | Jared Patterson | Mary Ann Perez | Dade Phelan | Ana-Maria Ramos | John Raney | Richard Peña Raymond | Ron Reynolds | Ramon Romero | Toni Rose | Jon Rosenthal | Matt Shaheen | Hugh Shine | Reggie Smith | Lynn Stucky | Valoree Swanson | James Talarico | Shawn Thierry | Ed Thompson | Tony Tinderholt | John Turner | Gene Wu | Erin Zwiener
Sponsor: Jane Nelson
CoSponsor: Carol Alvarado | Royce West | Eddie Lucio, Jr. | Joan Huffman | Brandon Creighton | Juan Hinojosa | José Rodríguez | Peter Flores | Paul Bettencourt | Charles Schwertner | Robert Nichols | Charles Perry | Lois Kolkhorst

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2019, 86th R.S., ch. 408, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Gubernatorial documents:

Subjects:
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Crimes--Against Persons--Sexual
Criminal Procedure--General
Criminal Procedure--Pretrial Procedure
EVIDENCE
FORENSIC TESTING
LAVINIA MASTERS ACT
Law Enforcement
PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF
SEXUAL ASSAULT
STATE HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS
TELEMEDICINE

House Committee: Homeland Security & Public Safety (Poncho Nevárez, DeWayne Burns, Gina Calanni, Travis Clardy, Vikki Goodwin, Celia Israel, Mike Lang, Dennis Paul, Tony Tinderholt)
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (John Whitmire, Dawn Buckingham, Peter Flores, Joan Huffman, Bryan Hughes, Borris Miles, Charles Perry)

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