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HB 670, 81st Regular Session
Relating to a qualified privilege of a journalist not to testify.

Last action: Effective immediately

Author: Trey Martinez Fischer
Joint Author: Jim Pitts | Pete Gallego | Leo Berman | Eddie Lucio III
Coauthor: Alma Allen | Roberto Alonzo | Valinda Bolton | Dan Branch | Lon Burnam | Norma Chavez | Ellen Cohen | Harold V. Dutton, Jr. | Craig Eiland | Charlie Geren | Veronica Gonzales | Yvonne Gonzalez Toureilles | Ryan Guillen | Roland Gutierrez | Ana Hernandez | Abel Herrero | Chuck Hopson | Susan King | David Leibowitz | Marisa Marquez | Armando Martinez | Elliott Naishtat | Solomon Ortiz, Jr. | Aaron Peña | Tara Rios Ybarra | Patrick Rose | Ralph Sheffield | Kristi Thibaut | Senfronia Thompson | Chris Turner | Mike Villarreal | Hubert Vo | Armando Walle
Sponsor: Rodney Ellis

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2009, 81st R.S.,ch. 29, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

SB 915 (Identical)

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

Subjects:
Civil Remedies & Liabilities
Communications & Press
Courts--Civil Procedure

House Committee: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence (Todd Hunter, Roberto Alonzo, Dan Branch, Will Hartnett, Bryan Hughes, Jim Jackson, David Leibowitz, Tryon Lewis, Jerry Madden, Armando Martinez, Beverly Woolley)
Minutes: March 2 2009 | March 16 2009 | March 23 2009
Senate Committee: Jurisprudence (Chris Harris, Jeff Wentworth, John Carona, Robert Duncan, Mario Gallegos, Jr., Juan Hinojosa, Joan Huffman, Carlos Uresti, Kirk Watson)

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