Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislation - Legislative archive system - Advanced search - Search results - Bill details

Bill details Help  |  Status

HB 2008, 68th Regular Session
Relating to revision of the criminal laws relating to the offenses of rape, aggravated rape, rape of a child, sexual abuse, aggravated sexual abuse, and sexual abuse of a child; redefining those offenses as assaultive offenses and revising the elements of, penalties for, and period of limitation applicable to those offenses; revising the elements of the offense of capital murder to include murder committed in the course of committing aggravated sexual assault; and revising certain terms in the assault and aggravated assault provisions relating to the gender of the actor or victim.

Last action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Author: Charles Evans
Sponsor: John Whitmire

Remarks: House Subcommittee: Danburg- Chair, Waldrop, Hury. Senate Subcommittee: Washington- chair, Santiesteban, Montford.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1983, 68th R.S.,ch. 977, General and Special Laws of Texas

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Study Group)

Subjects:
Crimes--Against Persons--Sexual
Minors--Crimes Against
SEXUAL ASSAULT

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence ()
Minutes: April 26 1983 | May 3 1983
Senate Committee: Jurisprudence ()
Minutes: May 17 1983 | May 24 1983

The Legislative Archive System is a work in progress. Complete information is not available for all bills and all sessions. Visit the Legislative Archive System status page for details. Please contact the Legislative Reference Library at 512-463-1252 if you have any questions. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.