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HB 587, 77th Regular Session
Relating to the investigation and prosecution of an offense motivated by bias or prejudice, to other civil and criminal remedies for and protections against certain hateful acts, and to training and education concerning hate laws.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/01

Author: Senfronia Thompson
Joint Author: Pat Haggerty | Pete Gallego | Paul Sadler | Debra Danburg
Coauthor: Juan Hinojosa | Scott Hochberg | Terri Hodge | Mark Homer | Jesse Jones | Ann Kitchen | Glenn Lewis | John Longoria | Vilma Luna | Glen Maxey | Ruth McClendon | Jose Menendez | Joe Moreno | Paul Moreno | Ignacio Salinas Jr. | Jim Solis | Barry Telford | Dale Tillery | Sylvester Turner | Carlos Uresti | Mike Villarreal | Miguel Wise | Ken Yarbrough | Zeb Zbranek | Clyde Alexander | Kevin Bailey | Jaime Capelo | Norma Chavez | Garnet Coleman | David Counts | Yvonne Davis | Joe Deshotel | Dawnna Dukes | Jim Dunnam | Al Edwards | Harryette Ehrhardt | Craig Eiland | Dan Ellis | Domingo Garcia | Helen Giddings | Bob Glaze | Patricia Gray | Roberto Gutierrez | Trey Martinez Fischer | David Farabee | Jessica Farrar | Kino Flores | Elliott Naishtat | Manny Najera | Rick Noriega | Rene Oliveira | Dora Olivo | Joseph Pickett | Robert Puente | Tom Ramsay | Irma Rangel | Arthur Reyna | Lon Burnam | Judy Hawley | Bob Turner
Sponsor: Rodney Ellis

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2001, 77th R.S.,ch. 85, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

SB 87 (Similar)

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

Subjects:
Crimes--Against Persons--General
Criminal Procedure--General
HATE CRIMES
JAMES BYRD JR. ACT
PROTECTIVE ORDERS

House Committee: Judicial Affairs (Senfronia Thompson, Jaime Capelo, Joe Deshotel, Domingo Garcia, Will Hartnett, Juan Hinojosa, Jim Solis, Robert Talton, Carlos Uresti)
Minutes: February 19 2001
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (Kenneth Armbrister, Teel Bivins, Mike Moncrief, Steve Ogden, Todd Staples, Royce West, John Whitmire)
Minutes: May 2 2001

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